Slovakia 1 euro 2009 - Coat of arms of Slovakia

Obverse of Slovakia 1 euro 2009 - Coat of arms of Slovakia

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Krause - Mishler KM# 101
Details The coat of arms of Slovakia is composed of a silver (argent) double cross, elevated on the middle peak of a dark blue mountain consisting of three peaks. It is situated on a red (gules) early gothic shield. Extremities of the cross are amplificated, and its ends are concaved. The double cross is a symbol of christian religion and hills represent the three symbolic Slovak mountains Tatra, Fatra and Matra (the last one is in present-day in north Hungary and creates south border of Slovakia).
Specifications Diameter - 23.25mm Thickness - 2.33mm Weight - 7.5gr
Composition BiAlloy (Nk/Ng), ring Nickel brass (75% copper - 20% zinc - 5% nickel), center Cupronickel (75% copper - 25% nickel clad on nickel core)
Edge Interrupted milled
Comments Designers: Ivan Rehak
Mintage 42,730,000 pieces

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