New 2018 €10 slovak commemorative coin dedicated to Steamer CAROLINA

New 2018 €10 slovak commemorative coin dedicated to Steamer CAROLINA

The coin’s obverse design portrays technical parts of the Carolina, which in 1818 became the first steamboat to sail to Bratislava on the Danube.

Slovakia’s coat of arms is situated on the left side, below the name of the issuing country ‘SLOVENSKO’. The year of issuance ‘2018’ is shown at the bottom of the coin. In the upper right of the design are the mint mark of the Kremnica Mint (consisting of the letters ‘MK’ between two dies) and the stylised letters ‘ZF’, the initials of the coin’s designer Zbyněk Fojtů.

New 2018 €10 slovak commemorative coin dedicated to Steamer CAROLINA

Obverse and reverse of new €10 euro coin dedicated to Steamer Carolina

2018 €10 slovak commemorative coin Steamer CAROLINAThe reverse depicts the Carolina with a view of Bratislava in the background. At the bottom of the design is the coin’s denomination and currency ‘10 EURO’, and at the top is the inscription ‘PRVÝ PARNÍK V BRATISLAVE’ (THE FIRST STEAMER IN BRATISLAVA) in semi-circle. At the left side is the year ‘1818’, when the Carolina made her maiden journey.

Caracteristics:


Face value: 10 €


Material: Ag 900/Cu 100


Weight: 18g


Diameter: 34mm


Edge: engraved „ – VIEDEŇ – BRATISLAVA – BUDAPEŠŤ“ (VIENNA – BRATISLAVA – BUDAPEST)


Mintage: BU 2750 pcs, proof 5650 pcs


Designer: Zbyněk Fojtů


Engraver: Dalibor Schmidt


Commemorative deeds: 2000 pcs


Sources: MINCOVNA KREMNICA and NUMISMAG©

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