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

(522001)
Code:522001
Face value:100 €
Material:Au 900, Ag 75, Cu 25
Weight:9.5 [g]
Diameter:26 [mm]
 
Mintage:proof quality: 6640 pcs
Author:PhDr. Kliment Mitura
Engraver:Dalibor Schmidt
 
The obverse of the coin depicts three wooden churches which are included in the UNESCO World Hegitage list. The Church of St Francis of Assisi in Hervartov is shown on the left of the design, the belfry of the church in Hronsek is in the centre, and the Church of St Nicholas in Bodružal is on the right. Below them is the national emblem of the Slovak Republic, set above the name of the country, SLOVENSKO. The year 2010 appears to the right, below the depicted composition of churches.

On the reverse of the coin, the central motif is the Late Baroque altar of All Saints Church in Tvrdošín with the denomination – 100 EURO – appearing below it. In the lower part of the design is the inscription SVETOVÉ KULTÚRNE DEDIČSTVO • DREVENÉ CHRÁMY (World Cultural Heritage – wooden churches). The mint mark of the Kremnica Mint, MK, is positioned to the left of the altar, while the stylized initials KM, representing the first and last names of the coin’s designer, PhDr. Kliment Mitura, are on the right of the altar.