Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Malta 2 euros 2011

New bimetallic circulating commemorative to commemorate 1st of five major milestones in Malta's constitutional history.:

"First elected representatives of 1849"

This coin is the first of a series of five coins to be issued over a period of five years to commemorate major milestones in Malta's constitutional history. This first coin commemorates the election in 1849 of the first Maltese representatives to the Council of Government advising the British Governor. Malta had been a British colony since the 1814 Treaty of Paris.



LINK: European Commission

SPECIFICATIONS
External ring: CuNi
Center disc: 3 layers, Ni-Brass, Ni, Ni-brass
Diameter: 25.75 mm
Width: 2.20 mm
Weight: 8.50 g
Issue date: October, 2011
Mintage: 430,000


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