Silver collector coin in nominal value of 10 euro Matica slovenská Cultural Association - the 150th anniversary of the founding

(521023)
Code:521023
Face value:10 €
Material:Ag 900, Cu 100
Weight:18 [g]
Diameter:34 [mm]
 
Edge:inscription: „NAJSTARŠIA KULTÚRNA USTANOVIZEŇ SLOVÁKOV“ (THE OLDEST CULTURAL INSTITUTION OF SLOVAKS)
Mintage:brilliant uncirculated quality: 3,150; proof quality: 5,950
Author:Karol Ličko
Engraver:Dalibor Schmidt
 
Commemorative deeds:2000 pcs
The obverse of the coin features a period representation of the building of Matica slovenská in Martin and its first statutes from 1863. The central part of the coin shows the coat of arms of the Slovak Republic, and below that the country name “SLOVENSKO” and the year “2013”. Along the right edge is the face value of the coin “10 EURO” written in two lines. To the left there is the mintmark of the Kremnica Mint, “MK”, and the stylised initials of the coin’s designer Karol Ličko, “KL”.

The design on the reverse side portrays the first leading representatives of Matica slovenská: chairman Štefan Moyzes and deputy chairmen Karol Kuzmány and Ján Francisci. The upper part of the design includes the founding year of Matica slovenská, “1863”, and the text “ZALOŽENIE MATICE SLOVENSKEJ” (Founding of Matica slovenská) in three lines.