Malta: Numismatic Program for 2012

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Central Bank issues 2012 coin programme

Friday, February 3, 2012, 16:25

The Central Bank of Malta has published its 2012 Coin Programme listing the new coins to be issued this year.

Coins which have already been issued are also referred to in the programme. Details are as follows:

* A €2 commemorative coin celebrating "Ten years of the euro" to be issued in rolls of 25 coins each, on sale from March;

* A gold and silver numismatic coin issued under the Europa Programme 2012 "European Artists" featuring the sculpture 'Les Gavroches' (Street Urchins) by Antonio Sciortino, on sale from March;

* A collector's medal featuring the Grand Master Jean Parisot de La Valette and St. John's Co-Cathedral. This medal is part of a presentation pack, which includes a DVD on renowned historical sites in Malta issued by the Malta Tourism Authority, on sale from May;

* A Euro Coin Set dated 2012 consisting of the eight Maltese euro circulation coins, a €2 commemorative coin, which is the second in a series of five coins featuring milestones from Malta's constitutional history (see below) and a replica coin of the Roman period, on sale from June;

* A €2 commemorative coin relating to Malta's constitutional history bearing the inscription "Majority Representation – 1887" to be issued both in proof quality as well as in rolls of 25 coins each, on sale from September.

The 2012 MCDC programme, order forms and terms and conditions are available from the bank's web site.

Source: Times of Malta
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities. -J. K. Rowling.

chrisild

The program can be viewed or downloaded here:
http://www.centralbankmalta.org/updates/Downloads/pdfs/coin_programme_2012.pdf

By the way, note how the design of the "Majority Representation" €2 coin has been modified. ;)

Christian