Maltese Euro Coins

Malta applied to join the Euro zone in February 2007, the Euro becoming the official currency on 1st January 2008. Some basic facts relating to Malta.

Normal Currency Coins.

As with many other countries in the Euro zone, Malta has three motifs for its coins- one for the "copper coloured coins"(1 cent, 2 cent and 5 cent), one for the "gold coloured coins" (10 cent,20 cent and 50 cent) and finally one for the one Euro and two Euro coins.

The first motif (1,2 and5 cent coins) is the Mnjada temple. This is believed to have been erected around 4.000 BC thus making it one of the oldest religious sites on earth.

The second motif (10,20 and 50 cent coins) is the Maltese Coat of Arms.

The third motif (1 and 2 Euro coins) is the Maltese Cross.

1 cent - The Mnjada Temple.

2 cent - The Mnjada Temple.

5 cent - The Mnjada Temple.

10 cent - The Maltese Coat of Arms.

20 cent - The Maltese Coat of Arms.

50 cent - The Maltese Coat of Arms.

1 Euro - The Maltese Cross.

2 Euro - The Maltese Cross.

Two Euro Coin Rim

Around the rim of the Two Euro Coin appear "2" (6 times), each "2" inverted with respect to the preceding and following "2". The "2s" are seperated by two Maltese crosses.

Maltese Commemorative Two Euro Coins.

Although Malta has only been in the Euro zone since 2008, it has already issued two attractive commemorative coins. These are the first in a constitutional history series which will consist of five coins.

2011 - A hand is shown putting a ballot paper into the ballot box. This commemorates the first election of representatives in 1849.

Date of issue   : 19.10.2011

Issuing Volume : 430,000

2012 - People are shown in front of the Maltese parliament. Commemorated is the 1887 introduction of majority representation.

Date of issue   : 20.08.2012

Issuing Volume : 430,000

2013 - Introduction of Self Administration 1921.

Date of issue   : 24.06.2013

Issuing Volume : 542.500

2014 - Independance from Great Britain in1964.

Date of issue   : 03.06.2014

Issuing Volume : 432.500

2014 - 200 years since the founding of the Maltese police.

Date of issue   : 16.07.2014

Issuing Volume : 300.000

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