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  • UNESCO Cultural Heritage - Kryžių Kalnas (the Hill of Crosses)

    UNESCO Cultural Heritage - Kryžių Kalnas (the Hill of Crosses)

    The design depicts the Hill of Crosses: fragments of wooden and forged crosses, symbolising Lithuanian cross-crafting and folk culture. Cross-crafting and cross-symbolism in Lithuania are included in the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The inscriptions featured are: Lithuania’s name “LIETUVA”, the year of issue “2020” on the top, “KRYŽIŲ KALNAS” (the Hill of Crosses) and the mark of the Lithuanian Mint at the bottom. The design is realised by Rytas Jonas Belevičius.
    Issuing country
    Lithuania
    Date of issue
    December 2020
    Issuing volume
    500 000 coins
  • Väinö Linna 100 years

    Väinö Linna 100 years

    The coin celebrates the well-known late Finnish writer Väinö Linna. This year marks the centenary of his birth in 1920. The design reflects Linna’s work in a textile mill and depicts, in addition to his face, letters as weaved fabric and threads that run through his books. The inscription VÄINÖ LINNA is at the left side. At the bottom are the inscriptions of the year of issuance “2020”, of the issuing country “FI” and the mintmark.
    Issuing country
    Finland
    Date of issue
    December 2020
    Issuing volume
    800 000 coins
  • 730th anniversary of the University of Coimbra

    730th anniversary of the University of Coimbra

    The design depicts the tower of University of Coimbra and a visual composition of triangles representing the roofs of the university of Coimbra, the highest is of the Joanina Library within the lettering «UNIVERSIDADE DE COIMBRA 730 ANOS PORTUGAL 2020» (English – UNIVERSITY OF COIMBRA 730 YEARS PORTUGAL 2020).
    Date of issue
    November 2020
    Issuing volume
    360 000 coins
  • 20th anniversary of Slovakia’s accession to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

    20th anniversary of Slovakia’s accession to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

    The upper right half of the national side design depicts a representation of the concept of digital humanism: printed circuits in the shape of a human brain, in the centre of which is a circle representing a microprocessor. The Slovak coat of arms is placed next to the lower right edge. Inscribed inside a square outline that partly overlaps the main image are the words ‘20. VÝROČIE’ and ‘VSTUP SR DO OECD’ (the 20th anniversary of Slovakia’s accession to the OECD). Below the square is the name of the issuing country ‘SLOVENSKO’ and the year of issuance ‘2020’, one above the other. Between the square and the left edge of the design is the mint mark of the Kremnica Mint (Mincovňa Kremnica), consisting of the letters ‘MK’ placed between two dies. Below the mint mark are the stylised letters ‘PV’ referring to the designer Peter Valach.
    Issuing country
    Slovakia
    Date of issue
    November 2020
    Issuing volume
    1 000 000 coins
  • Children’s games

    Children’s games

    The design depicts a melange of traditional games popular with Maltese children. These include marbles, spinning tops and traditional kite-making and flying. Depicted is also a Maltese version of hop-scotch which is known locally as “passju”. Three bees flying in a circle allude to a popular chant sung by Maltese children during play. Included in the design is the name of the issuing country, “Malta”, and the year of issue, “2020”.
    Issuing country
    Malta
    Date of issue
    October 2020
    Issuing volume
    220 000 coins
  • The 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall

    The 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall

    Thirty years ago, the Berlin Wall fell. Beyond the impact on German society, it was an event with global consequences. On 9 November 1989, this occasion marks the end of the cold war and announces an appeasement after several decades of international tensions.
    Issuing country
    Germany
    Date of issue
    October 2020
    Issuing volume
    30 000 000 coins
  • 500th Anniversary of the death of Raphael Sanzio

    500th Anniversary of the death of Raphael Sanzio

    The design features a portrait of Raphael and two angels. At the right, in semi-circle, is the inscription “RAFFAELLO SANZIO”. Above the image of the two angels are the years “1520” and “2020” and underneath it is the name of the issuing country “CITTA’ DEL VATICANO”. At the bottom is the mintmark “R” and the artist’s name “D. LONGO”.
    Issuing country
    Vatican City State
    Date of issue
    October 2020
    Issuing volume
    101 000 coins
  • Medical Research

    Medical Research

    The design shows the figuration of the human in union, represented by a face inscribed in a sphere. It faces the infinitely small, represented by fragments of DNA inscribed in a circle. By its oblique axis, this allegory represents the research and its intelligence dominating the infinitely small, studying it and triumphing over the diseases. The indication of the issuing country “RF” is located at the top right while the mintmark and the year of issuance “2020” are located at the bottom left.
    Issuing country
    France
    Date of issue
    October 2020
    Issuing volume
    30 000 coins
  • The 30th anniversary of the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and genetics

    The 30th anniversary of the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and genetics

    The design depicts a “neuron with its synapses” in reference to the activities performed by the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics, which celebrates 30 years of existence. The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics receives international recognition and plays an active and essential role as a national, regional and international centre of excellence for the provision opf high quality services, innovative reasearch and postgraduate education. The iossuing country’s name “KYΠΡΟΣ - KIBRIS“ and the phrase “ΙΝΣΤΙTOYΤΟ ΝΕΥΡΟΛΟΓΊΑΣ & ΓΕΝΕΤΙKHΣ KYΠΡΟY 1990-2020” (i.e. Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics 1990-2020) are inscribed in circle around the design.
    Issuing country
    Cyprus
    Date of issue
    October 2020
    Issuing volume
    412 000 coins
  • The 50th anniversary of Willy Brandt’s Kniefall von Warschau

    The 50th anniversary of Willy Brandt’s Kniefall von Warschau

    The design shows Brandt, who was the chancellor of Germany at that time, keeling before the Monument to the Ghetto Heroes in Warsaw in a gesture of humility. Yhe Warsaw Ghetto Uprising of 1943 is evoked by the composition’s powerful imagery. Traced in extremely fine relief, the design pictures compelling symbols: a seven-branched menorah, the ghetto victims, as well as the genuflection. The inner part of the coin also features the artist’s initials (top), the mint mark of the respective mint (“A”, “D”, “F”, “G” or “J”), the year, “2020” (centre left), Germany’s issuing country code, “D” (bottom right), and the lettering “50 JAHRE KNIEFALL VON WARSCHAU”.
    Issuing country
    Germany
    Date of issue
    October 2020
    Issuing volume
    30 000 000 coins

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