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The100th anniversary of the death of Milan Rastislav Štefánik

Description of the coin

The design for the national side of the commemorative coin features a portrait of Milan Rastislav Štefánik. To the left of the portrait are the dates of Štefánik’s birth ‘1880’ and death ‘1919’, one above the other. At the left side of the inner part of the coin, in semi-circle, are the name ‘MILAN RASTISLAV ŠTEFÁNIK’ and the name of the issuing country ‘SLOVENSKO’. The year of issuance ‘2019’ is between the portrait and the right side. Below the year are the stylised letters ‘PV’, the initials of the designer, Peter Valach, and below them is the mint mark of the Kremnica Mint (Mincovňa Kremnica), consisting of the letters ‘MK’ placed between two dies. The coin’s outer ring bears the 12 stars of the European Union.

Designer: Peter Valach
Issuing volume: 1 million coins
(of which 2,000 coins in proof-like quality are to be issued solely for presentation purposes of Národná banka Slovenska)
Issuing date: 25 April 2019

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