Silver collector coin in nominal value of 10 euro Chatam Sofer - the 250th anniversary of the birth

Face value:10 €
Material:Ag 900, Cu 100
Weight:18 [g]
Diameter:34 [mm]
Edge:" – RABÍN – UČENEC – SUDCA – UČITEĽ" ( – Rabbi – Scholar – Judge - Teacher)
Mintage:brilliant uncirculated quality: 5,800; proof quality: 7,900
Author:Pavel Károly
Engraver:Dalibor Schmidt
On the obverse side of the coin the design is set in a triangular field and depicts a part of the townscape of Bratislava at the time of Chatam Sofer. To the left there is the denomination 10 EURO in two lines, and to the right the national emblem and the year 2012. The country name SLOVENSKO is written in the upper part. At the bottom of the townscape are the stylized initials of the coin‘s designer, Pavel Károly, and the mintmark of the Kremnica Mint.

The reverse side features a portrait of Chatam Sofer, again in a triangular field, together with a Torah scroll and a seven-branched candelabrum. the name CHATAM SOFER is written on the left-hand side and its Hebrew version on the right-hand side. The dates of his birth and death, 1762 and 1836, appear in the lower part of the field.