2 Euro overview


Commemorative coin


Maltese prehistoric temples of Ħaġar Qim

(Part of the National series " Maltese prehistoric sites ")

Official Journal of the European Union

The coin depicts the prehistoric temples of Hagar Qim. At the top right the inscriptions ‘HAGAR QIM’, ‘TEMPLES’ and the years ‘3600-3200 BC’ one under the other. At the bottom left the name of the country of issuance ‘MALTA’ and underneath the year of issuance ‘2017’. At the bottom right the initials ‘NGB’ of the artist Noel Galea Bason. The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

© European Union, 1998-2017, Official Journal of the European Union, 2017/C 111/10

Edge lettering

« 2 ✠✠ » repeated six times, alternately upright and inverted.


Noel Galea Bason

Volume of issue

Circulation coins ---.07.2017Rolls of 25 coins350.000*2,00
Monnaie de Paris ( Pessac ) Yves Sampo
Coincard BU---.07.2017Official coincard30.000*7,00
*provisional count