Malta Official Blister 2011

Obverse of Malta Official Blister 2011
Details The Official 2011 Blister contains the 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cent coins and 1, 2 euros (unc), as well as a 2 euros commemorative coin. It is part of a series of five 2 euro commemorative coins, all related to the Maltese constitutional history. It marks the First Election of Representatives in 1849 and shows a hand putting a vote into a ballot box.

The set is presented in a distinctive box, which also includes a medal replica of a coin from the Punic period, the original of which is currently held in the Central Bank of Malta’s Currency Museum collection.

The designs of the Maltese coins was decided by public consultation in two rounds. The results of the first round voting were The Baptism of Christ in St John's Co-Cathedral, Malta's Coat of Arms and Mnajdra Temple Altar. During the second phase, the public was asked to choose the actual designs for the euro coins from the four mock ups produced by the designer. The results of the second round were Maltese cross, followed by the Coat of arms of Malta and the Mnajdra Temples.
Mintage 50,000 pieces

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