monnaie moneda coin munze 10 euro € 2018 18gr argent silber silver plata 900 34 mn proof

slovaquie slovensko slowakei

10 Euro "200. Jahrestag der ersten Dampferfahrt auf der Donau in Bratislava" 2018

200th anniversary of the first sailing of a steamer on the Danube River in Bratislava

The coin’s obverse design portrays technical parts of the Carolina, which in 1818 became the first steamboat to sail to Bratislava on the Danube. Slovakia’s coat of arms is situated on the left side, below the name of the issuing country ‘SLOVENSKO’. The year of issuance ‘2018’ is shown at the bottom of the coin. In the upper right of the design are the mint mark of the Kremnica Mint (consisting of the letters ‘MK’ between two dies) and the stylised letters ‘ZF’, the initials of the coin’s designer Zbyněk Fojtů.

The reverse depicts the Carolina with a view of Bratislava in the background. At the bottom of the design is the coin’s denomination and currency ‘10 EURO’, and at the top is the inscription ‘PRVÝ PARNÍK V BRATISLAVE’ (THE FIRST STEAMER IN BRATISLAVA) in semi-circle. At the left side is the year ‘1818’, when the Carolina made her maiden journey.