100th Anniversary of the birth of Dom Mintoff Silver Proof
A silver coin commemorating the 100th anniversary of the birth of former Prime Minister of Malta, Dom Mintoff. Dominic Mintoff was born on 6 August 1916. In the 1930s he joined the Labour Party. He studied architecture at the university and in 1938 he was awarded a scholarship to further his studies in the United Kingdom. He returned to Malta in 1943 and resumed his political activity. In 1947 he was elected to Parliament ans was appointed Minister of Reconstruction in Dr Paul Boffa's cabinet. In 1955 Mintoff became Prime Minister. Dominic Mintoff died on 20 August 2012 aged 96. The coin was designed and engraved by the Maltese artist, Noel Galea Bason.
Diameter 38.61mm; Gross weight 28.28gr; Alloy 0.925 Silver Minting limit 2,000
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