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Malta Launches Silver Coin Honoring Dom Mintoff Centennial


President of Malta Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca receives Dr Mario Vella, Governor of Central Bank on a courtesy call and is presented with a commemorative coin and stamp issued to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of ex-Prime Minister Dom Mintoff

By Central Bank of Malta ….
On August 6, the Central Bank of Malta and MaltaPost launched a joint numismatic product to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of former Prime Minister of Malta Dom Mintoff, consisting of silver coin and a silver foil stamp replica.

Malta CoinThe coin, struck at the Royal Dutch Mint, shows the emblem of Malta and the year of issue 2016 on the obverse and Dom Mintoff’s portrait on the reverse. The silver foil replica stamp was also produced for MaltaPost by the Royal Dutch Mint and depicts the €3.00 postage stamp featuring a portrait of Dom Mintoff.

The coin, also available on its own, has a face value of €10. It is struck in 0.925 silver, has a weight of 28.28 grams and a diameter of 38.61 mm. It is struck in proof quality and the mintage is limited to 2,000 coins. The coin was designed and engraved by the Maltese artist Noel Galea Bason.

This joint product is available in a presentation case and is limited to 500 sets.

Sets may be purchased from the Malta Coins Distribution Centre (MCDC) counter at the main building of the Central Bank of Malta, Castille Place, Valletta or the MCDC e-shop, and from MaltaPost branches or online on http://www.maltaphilately.com/.

For more information the public is kindly requested to contact the Bank’s Malta Coins Distribution Centre at [email protected] or by calling (+356) 2550 6006/7.

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