LAROCHETTE – Larochette

Veilz, Velz, Feltz, Fels, Rupes, Roketa, La Roiche, La Rochette, Larochette – During the past 800 years of the Felser castle and town history many names an manner of writing were used. The name ‘Fiels’ appears for the first time in the Luxembourg history around 1176 with Arnoldies de Rupe. The name Rupes means the rock the castle is built on.This nice little town is located in the center of Luxemburg, at the border of a natural area called ‘Little Switzerland’. Currently the population has reached around 1.750 people and is a mixture of over 20 different nationalities.In the old days Larochette was an industrial town where mainly cloth factories and manufactories were located. Nowadays, the main industry is Tourism. A castle, very impressively built on the rocks high above the village, is completing the surroundings.

Release Dates

2004, 2009, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2016

Features

  • Coin Alloy Name: Alpaca 12
  • Coin Alloy Color: silver
  • Coin Diameter: 31
  • Coin Thickness: 2,25
  • Coin Edge: serrated, fine with script
  • City: LAROCHETTE
  • Country: Luxembourg
  • Available: yes
  • Location: LAROCHETTE, Luxembourg