Illustration of the commemorative coin
First State Visit to Europe in
1897, depicting the image of King
and with in the background an ancient European map of the world,
together with 15 flags of the European countries the king visited, i.e.
to the left of the coin, from left to right: Italy, Switzerland,
Austria, Hungary, Poland, Russia, and Sweden; and to the right of the
coin, from left to right: Denmark, United Kingdom, Germany, The
Netherlands, Belgium, France, Spain and Portugal, respectively.