Ten years of the euro in Malta
The reverse of the coins carries a stylized representation of ‘Malta’ and ‘Europa’ meant to symbolize Malta’s currency transition from the Maltese lira to euro in 2008. The obverse of the coin features the coat of arms of Malta.
This commemorative coin was struck at the Royal Dutch Mint. It is made of cupro-nickel, has a weight of 15.5g and a diameter of 33mm. It is struck in cupro-nickel (BU) quality and the mintage is limited to 2000 pieces. The coin has a face value of €5 and is only legal tender in Malta.