Released on June 21, 2000, this coin commemorates the millennium of the discovery of the New World. The coin was designed by Icelander Throstur Magnusson and it features an interpretation of the Stirling Calder statue of Leif Erison. The United States gave the Stirling Calder statue to the Icelandic government in 1930 to commemorate the millennium of the Iceland parliament. The coin is inscribed: Leifur Eiriksson, Sonur Islands, Fundur Nordur Ameriku, 1000, and 2000.
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