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Malta: Numismatic Program for 2017
« on: January 10, 2017, 04:26:09 AM »
Central Bank of Malta will issue following commemorative coins/coin sets this year:

- A silver numismatic coin commemorating the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the EU which Malta will be assuming in January 2017. This will be the first time that Malta will be assuming the Presidency and this silver coin will be marking this historic occasion. The coin is expected to be issued in January 2017.

- A gold and silver numismatic coin issued under the Europa Coin Programme, which in 2017 will carry the theme 'the Age of Iron and Glass'. The Maltese coins will feature a detail of the conservatory constructed in the Argotti Botanic Gardens. Unfortunately this impressive iron and glass structure no longer exists. These coins are expected to be issued in March 2017.

- A euro coin set dated 2017 consisting of the eight Maltese euro circulation coins together with a €2 commemorative coin, which is the second in a series of seven coins featuring Maltese prehistoric structures that are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. This set is expected to be issued in June 2017.

- A €2 commemorative coin featuring the Ħaġar Qim temples. This will be the second in a series of seven coins featuring Maltese prehistoric structures that are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The coin will be issued in rolls of 25 coins each as well as individually in coin cards. This coin is expected to be issued in July 2017.

- A silver numismatic coin, commemorating the 75th anniversary of Operation Pedestal, which is better known as the 'Santa Maria' Convoy. This coin will pay tribute to an important milestone in Malta's fight for survival during the Second World War. This coin is expected to be issued in August 2017.

- A €2 commemorative coin featuring the winning design of a competition that will be open to secondary school students, the theme for 2017 being 'Peace'. The coin will be issued in rolls of 25 coins each as well as individually in coin cards. This coin is expected to be issued in November 2017.

Source: Central Bank of Malta
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« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2017, 01:08:53 PM »
Here's the €10 silver collector coin commemorating Maltese Presidency of the Council of the EU. Issued today with a price tag of €60.

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« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2017, 02:46:43 PM »
Central Bank of Malta and Malta has also issued a joint numismatic set to commemorate Maltese Presidency of EU. The set contains the €10 silver collector coin and silver foil stamp replica having the same theme. The silver replica stamp depicts the €3.59 postage stamp from the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union postage stamp issue.

The Issue price of the set is €90 and mintage is limited to 500 sets.

The coin as well as the silver foil stamp replica were struck by Royal Dutch Mint.

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« Reply #3 on: February 28, 2017, 09:30:18 AM »
Here's the €10 silver collector coin depicting Argotti Botanical Gardens Conservatory, from Europa Coin Program. The gold €50 collector coin has the same design as silver coin.

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« Reply #4 on: July 28, 2017, 05:08:11 PM »
Here's the 75th anniversary of Operation Pedestal coin, to be issued on August 14. 2000 coins will be struck with issue price of €60 (VAT included).

In addition, a set comprising the above coin together with a silver foil stamp replica issued by Malta Post, will be available for sale on same day. The set, which is limited to 500, will be sold at €92 (VAT included).

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