Silver collector coin in nominal value of 10 euro Jozef Karol Hell - the 300th anniversary of the birth

(521021)
Code:521021
Face value:10 €
Material:Ag 900, Cu 100
Weight:18 [g]
Diameter:34 [mm]
 
Edge:inscription: „STROJMAJSTER – KONŠTRUKTÉR – VYNÁLEZCA“ (MACHINE ENGINEER – DESIGNER – INVENTOR)
Mintage:brilliant uncirculated quality: 3,100; proof quality: 5,750
Author:Mgr. art. Roman Lugár
Engraver:Dalibor Schmidt
 
Commemorative deeds:2000 pcs
The obverse side of the coin depicts the New Castle, which is the dominant landmark of Banská Štiavnica and was one of the workplace of Jozef Karol Hell. Below it is a mining scene with wooden mine props, pumping pipes, and two lizards, relating to a legend about the discovery of gold and silver in the Banská Štiavnica area and the start of mining there. In the centre is the coat of arms of the Slovak Republic, and below that is the year 2013. The country name SLOVENSKO appears along the right edge of the design. The mintmark of the Kremnica Mint, MK, and the stylised initials of the designer, Mgr. art. Roman Lugár, RL, are placed next to the left edge.

The reverse side shows the beam of a column pump along with the oldest coat of arms of Banská Štiavnica. In the upper part is the denomination 10 EURO, and along the lower edge is the name JOZEF KAROL HELL. Above the name, in two rows, are the dates of Hell's birth and death 1713 and 1789.