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Commemorative coin

The 550th anniversary of the University Istropolitana

Official Journal of the European Union

The design shows the figure of a teacher and two students positioned before the facade of the building of the former Universitas Istropolitana in Bratislava. In the upper left of the design is a medallion of King Matthias Corvinus, the founder of the university. Above the medallion is the inscription ‘1467’, the year in which the university was opened. The country of issuance ‘SLOVENSKO’ appears at the base of the inner circle, above the year of issuance ‘2017’. Along the left edge of the inner circle is the inscription ‘UNIVERZITA’, and along the right edge ‘ISTROPOLITANA’. In the lower left of the design is the mint mark of the Kremnica Mint (Mincovňa Kremnica), consisting of the initials ‘MK’ placed between two dies. Below the mint mark are the stylised letters ‘MP’, the initials of the designer, Mária Poldaufová. The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

© European Union, 1998-2019, Official Journal of the European Union, 2017/C 23/03

Edge lettering

« SLOVENSKÁ REPUBLIKA » followed by three symbols (star — linden leaf — star).


Mária Poldaufová

Volume of issue

Mincovňa Kremnica ( Kremnica )
Circulation coins 04.01.2017Rolls of 25 coins991.5002,00
Divisional coin set BU09.01.2017Annual coin set «Univerzita Istropolitana – 550. výročie začatia činnosti» also contains 2€ CC «550th Anniversary of the founding of Academia Istropolitana»3.00021,00
Coincard BU09.01.2017Official coincard4.0007,70
Capsule Proof04.01.2017Only issued for presentation purposes of Národná banka Slovenska1.500