Malta 5 cents 2015 - Altar of prehistoric temple of Imnajdra

Obverse of Malta 5 cents 2015 - Altar of prehistoric temple of Imnajdra

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Krause - Mishler KM# 127
Details The Mnajdra temple grouping lies on the southern coast of Malta. It is a complex of three Neolithic temples surrounding an oval courtyard, the oldest having been built during the Ä gantija phase (3600-3200 BC), while the other two date from the early and mid Tarxien phase (3150-2500 BC). It has been stated by numerous historians that part of the Mnajdra Temples are the oldest free standing buildings in the world, much older than Stonehenge.
Specifications Diameter - 21.25mm Thickness - 1.67mm Weight - 3.92gr
Composition Copper plated steel (94.35% steel - 5.65% copper)
Edge Smooth
Comments Designer:Noel Galea Bason

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