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NBS approves minting of three memorial coins for 2008

The board of Slovakia's central bank (NBS) at its session in Bratislava on August 7 approved the minting of three memorial coins and other coins to complement the so-called annual sets planned for 2008, NBS spokesperson Jana Kovačová said.

One memorial coin will be silver, with a nominal value of Sk500 (€15), and will feature the theme Nature and Country Protection - The Low Tatras National Park.

The second will be a gold coin worth Sk5,000 bearing the theme of Coronations in Bratislava – the 400th Anniversary of Hungarian King Matthias II's Coronation.

The third will be silver, worth Sk1,000, and display the theme Farewell to the Slovak crown.

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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