Monday, July 19, 2010

Ship on Malta 10 cents coin 1972

Year of Issue: 1972
Year Withdrawn: 1986
Mintage: 10,680,000
Composition: Cupronickel
Diameter: 28.5 mm
Weight: 11.3 g

This is the first 10 cents coin of Malta when it decided to adopt to decimal currency, until the end of 2007. There are 10 mils in one cent, and 100 cents in one Maltese lira.

The back of the coin is designed with Maltese ship with Maltese Cross on sails.

Click here to see other "ships on coins" in my collection.

Source: and wikipedia

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