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Commemorative Euro coin to be minted to honour the Velvet Revolution

The Bank Board of the Slovak central bank (NBS) on Tuesday, June 9, approved a decision to issue a special commemorative euro coin with a value of €2 to mark the 20th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution and the fall of Communism, the TASR newswire reported.

The Bank Board of the Slovak central bank (NBS) on Tuesday, June 9, approved a decision to issue a special commemorative euro coin with a value of €2 to mark the 20th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution and the fall of Communism, the TASR newswire reported.

“The memorial coin will have the same technical parameters as a regular €2 coin ... and it will be legal tender in Slovakia and in all countries of the eurozone when it is put into circulation in November 2009,” NBS spokesperson Jana Kováčová told TASR.

One million of the memorial coins will be struck at the Kremnica Mint in Banská Bystrica region. TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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