Currency

Coin Programme 2015

The Central Bank of Malta has published its Coin Programme 2015 listing the new coin products to be issued during the year.

Coins which have already been issued, and are still available for sale, are also referred to in the programme.

The coins that will be issued by the Bank in 2015 are as follows.

  • A silver numismatic coin commemorating the 400th anniversary of the inauguration of the Wignacourt Aqueduct will be issued in January 2015.
  • A gold and silver numismatic coin issued under the Europa Coin Programme which in 2015 is dedicated to the fall of the Iron Curtain. The Maltese coins feature the Bush-Gorbachev summit held in Malta in 1989. They will be issued in February 2015.
  • A €2 commemorative coin marking an important milestone in Maltese aviation history - the centenary of the first air flight by a sea plane from Malta. The coin will be issued in rolls of 25 coins each as well as individually in coin cards. This coin will be issued in March 2015.
  • A gold numismatic coin commemorating Saint Pope John Paul II will be issued in April 2015 on the tenth anniversary of his death.
  • A coin set dated 2015, consisting of the eight Maltese euro circulation coins, a €2 commemorative coin, which is the last in a series of five coins featuring Milestones in Malta's Constitutional History, and a replica coin from the Norman period. This set will be issued in May 2015.
  • A gold and silver numismatic coin featuring the façade of the Auberge de Baviere, which is the fifth in the series on Auberges of the Knights of the Order of St John and which will be issued in June 2015.
  • A silver numismatic coin, commemorating the 450th anniversary of the Great Siege of Malta, which will be issued in August 2015.
  • A €2 commemorative coin relating to Malta's constitutional history bearing the inscription Republic, 1974 to be issued both in proof quality as well as in rolls of 25 coins each. This coin will be issued in September 2015.
  • A gold numismatic coin which is a reproduction of a Third Farthing (a twelfth of a penny) that circulated in Malta during the British period. This will be issued under the "Smallest Gold Coins in the World" Programme in October 2015.
  • A €2 commemorative coin commemorating the 30th Anniversary of the adoption of the European flag as the official emblem of the European Union. This coin will have a common design which will be issued in all the euro area countries. The issue date has still to be set.

Orders may be placed by filling the order form and sent:

  • By e-mail (form to be sent in Excel format), or
  • By post:

Malta Coins Distribution Centre
Central Bank of Malta
Castille Place
Valletta VLT 1060
Malta

On allocation, orders will be confirmed by email/post through a “reference number” which is to be used by clients when paying for and collecting their allocated products. Those opting for postal delivery will be charged an additional postage fee and relevant details will be indicated upon the Bank’s order confirmation.

Subject to availability of stock, the Bank guarantees that all its clients are allocated one item from each product.

Terms and Conditions, as indicated in the Coin Programme, apply.

Coin Programme 2015 (4977kb)

Order form (1013kb)