UNESCO World Heritage - Wooden Churches of the Slovak Part of the Carpathian Mountain Area

(501330)
Code:501330
Face value:10 €
Material:Ag 900, Cu 100
Weight:18 [g]
Diameter:34 [mm]
 
Edge:inscription: " - WORLD HERITAGE - PATRIMOINE MONDIAL"
Mintage:brilliant uncirculated quality: 9,900; proof quality: 17,325; the limited mintage is max. 30,000
Author:Mgr. art. Patrik Kovačovský
Engraver:Dalibor Schmidt
 
The obverse side of the coin depicts on the left side the St. Nicolas Church in Bodružal; to the right is the Church of All Saints in Tvrdošín and above it is the Hronsek church. Near the right edge of the coin is the national emblem of the Slovak Republic, above which is the denomination 10 EURO. The name of the state SLOVENSKO, with a stylized letter "S" suggesting the road connecting individual wooden churches, is located in the lower part of the coin field. The year 2010 is shown beneath. To the left of the letter "S" is the mark of the Europa Coin Programme represented by the European star and the euro symbol. Kremnica mint's mark MK between two dies is located on the left, and the stylized initials of the designer Mgr. art. Patrik Kovacovský, PK, is located to the right of the year.

Reverse side depicts on the right side the Church of St. Francis of Assisi in Hervartov and on its left the Church of St. Nicolas in Ruská Bystrá. Beneath it is the writing SVETOVÉ KULTÚRNE DEDIČSTVO (World Cultural Heritage) with a stylized letter "S" suggesting the road connecting individual wooden churches. In the lower part of the coin field is the inscription DREVENÉ CHRÁMY (wooden churches).