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Statement from the NBS Bank Board’s 14th meeting of 2023

On 24 July 2023 the Bank Board of Národná banka Slovenska held its 14th meeting of the year, chaired by NBS Governor Peter Kažimír.

The Bank Board approved the notification of the issuance of a €2 commemorative coin marking the 200th anniversary of the start of the horse-drawn express mail coach service between Vienna and Bratislava.

The coin will have the same technical parameters as normal €2 coins and will be legal tender in Slovakia and the rest of the euro area. Its national side was designed by Mária Poldaufová. Produced by the Kremnica Mint with a mintage of one million, the coin is due to be issued in October 2023.

The Bank Board approved the notification of the issuance of a €100 gold collector coin commemorating the 1400th anniversary of the establishment of Samo’s Empire.

The coin is made from an alloy of gold (90%), silver (7.5%) and copper (2.5%), weighs 9.5 g, and has a diameter of 26 mm. Designed by Karol Ličko and produced by the Kremnica Mint, the coin is due to go on sale in November 2023.

National Bank of Slovakia
Communications Section
Imricha Karvaša 1, 813 25 Bratislava

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