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Commemorative coin

The 100th anniversary of the birth of the famous Estonian chess grandmaster Paul Keres

Official Journal of the European Union

The coin features a portrait of the great Estonian chess player Paul Keres with some chess pieces. At the top left in semi-circle is the inscription ‘PAUL KERES’. At the left side is the name of the issuing country ‘EESTI’ and underneath is the year of issuance ‘2016’. The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

© European Union, 1998-2019, Official Journal of the European Union, 2015/C 425/11

Edge lettering

« EESTI » repeated two times upright and inverted.


Riho Luuse

Volume of issue

Lietuvos Monetų Kalykla ( Vilnius )
Circulation coins 08.01.2016Rolls of 25 coins495.0002,00
Coincard BU08.01.2016Official coincard5.00010,00