Malta 20 cents 2016 - The emblem of Malta

Obverse of Malta 20 cents 2016 - The emblem of Malta

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Krause - Mishler KM# 129
Details A shield showing an heraldic representation of the National Flag; above the shield a mural crown in gold with a sally port and eight turrets (five only being visible) representing the fortifications of Malta and denoting a City State; and around the shield a wreath of two branches: the dexter of Olive, the sinister of Palm, symbols of peace and courage to victory traditionally associated with Malta, tied at base with a ribbon, and upon which are written the words Repubblika ta' Malta.
Specifications Diameter - 22.25mm Thickness - 2.14mm Weight - 5.74gr
Composition Nordic gold (89% copper - 5% aluminium - 5% zinc - 1% tin)
Edge Spanish flower shape
Comments Designer:Noel Galea Bason

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