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Auberge d'Italie - Silver Coin



 

In 2010, the Central Bank of Malta issued a new numismatic coin as part of the Europa Programme 2010. This silver coin features the Auberge d'Italie which is situated in Merchants Street Valletta. The Auberge, houses the offices of the Parliamentary Secretary for Tourism, the Environment and Culture and the Malta Tourism Authority.

The obverse of the coins shows the Emblem of Malta with the year of issue 2010.

The reverse depicts a detail from the façade of Auberge d’Italie, the marble-clad central element ornamented by a trophy of martial figures supporting the bronze bust of Grand Master Gregorio Carafa (1680-1690) with his coat of arms below it.

This numismatic coin was minted at the Royal Dutch Mint with the following specifications:

 

 

 

 

Type
Denomination
Diameter (mm)
Gross Weight (g)
Finesse
Mintage
Silver Proof
€10
38.61
28.28
0.925
12,500

 


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