Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Slovakia 2 euro 2015 - Ludovit Stur

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"200 years of the Birth of Ludovit Stur"

Ludovít Velislav Štúr (1815-1856) was the leader of the Slovak national revival in the 19th century, the author of the Slovak language standard eventually leading to the contemporary Slovak literary language. Štúr was an organizer of the Slovak volunteer campaigns during the 1848 Revolution, he was also politician, poet, journalist, publisher, teacher, philosopher, linguist and member of the Hungarian Parliament.



(news and image by Tomáš Dioši)
(biographical data taken from the Wikipedia)

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


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