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Statement from the 36th meeting of the bank board of the NBS

The 36th Meeting of the Bank Board of Narodna banka Slovenska was held on 2 September 2008, chaired by Viliam Ostrozlík, Deputy Governor.

The Bank Board of the NBS approved the notice on the issue of commemorative euro coins in circulation of nominal value EUR 2 on the occasion of 10th anniversary of Economic and Monetary Union.

The commemorative coin will have the same technical parameters as a common euro coin of nominal value EUR 2 in circulation and following its issue into circulation in January 2009 it will become the legal tender in the Slovak Republic. The coinage of 2.5 million pieces of commemorative euro coins will by realized by the Kremnica Mint, s.p.

Jana Kováčová
Spokesperson of the NBS

National Bank of Slovakia
Communications Section
Imricha Karvasa 1, 813 25 Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Tel.: +421-2-5787 2161,+421-2-5865 2161, +421-2-5787 2166, +421-2-5865 2166

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