Slovenia Euro Coins 2014 "600th Anniversary since the Coronation of Barbara of Celje" €2 Commemorative Coin

 

Slovenia Euro Coins - Slovenia has just announced that next year will issue a 2 euro commemorative coin dedicate to the 600th Anniversary since the Coronation of Barbara of Celje. She was the spouse of the Holy Roman Emperor Sigismund and as such Holy Roman Empress. She was by marriage also the Queen of Hungary and Bohemia.

 

Slovenia also announced that next year's collectors coins will be dedicated to "200th anniversary of birth of photographer John Puhar". The central bank is also asking people to submit themes proposals for the years 2015 and 2016.

 

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Comment by Louie Deaflouie Greece on March 31, 2013 at 16:42

what was she coronated 600 years ago?

Empress? Queen? and in which empire/kingdom???

:/

Comment by numizmatik on March 16, 2013 at 9:23

Alright, and don't forget koliščarji. But you know what I meant...

Comment by Mirko Ivanda on March 14, 2013 at 18:45

btw, to be pedantic, 2000 years of Emona (Roman city on the site of what is now Ljubljana) is a bit made up. It's probably older. A plaque was found that says the emperor donated something to the city in 14/15 AD. Some historians decided that 'something' was the city wall, but there's no basis for that. And also the city wall has nothing to do with founding of the colony. Article in Slovene (p.28): http://www.ljubljana.si/file/1174311/gl_2012_07_internet.pdf

Comment by numizmatik on March 14, 2013 at 15:33

Very good? You can say it, but most of Slovenians would completly disagree. Why? Because these proposals  weren't accepted by normal procedure. Our government is falling and quickly putting people who support it on important positions in politics and making decisions like this. Government, that is supported by only 10-15% of people. 

In conclusion, there were more important anniversaries to commemorate. Not like other years, when there are also some other anniversaries which would be good to commemorate, but REALLY more important, like 2000 years of founding of our capital city.

But 10 years of EU membership is not worth commemorating eather, if you ask me. We have a long history with many important events and births etc. We all still remember that we're part of EU. 

There will be no second 2€ CC. 

Comment by Pabitra Saha on March 14, 2013 at 12:13

Very good.

Perhaps they will avail the opportunity og two commems per year.

Comment by Marko Porenta on March 14, 2013 at 11:57

I'm wondering how the design will look like

Comment by euroHOBBY on March 14, 2013 at 10:56

i thought that next year Slovenia would issue a 2 euro commemorative coin to commemorate the 10 years of EU membership but seems that they will not


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