Monday, March 21, 2011

Slovenia 2 euros 2011 - Franc Rozman (Stane)

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"100th Anniversary of the birthday of Franc Rozman"

Franc Rozman, nicknamed Stane (27 March 1911-7 November 1944), was a Slovenian Yugoslav partisan commander in World War II.
Before that, he even was one of the first Yugoslav volunteers to join the International Brigades in Spanish Civil War.



Portrait and bust in Novo Mesto:



LINK: Franc Rozman in Wikipedia
LINK: Bank of Slovenia

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
Artist: Edi Berk, Ljubljana
Mint: Mint of Finland, Vantaa, Finland
Mintage: 1 million


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