• UN Anniversary 'Fall of the iron Curtain' Gold Proof
  • UN Anniversary 'Fall of the iron Curtain' Gold Proof

UN Anniversary 'Fall of the iron Curtain' Gold Proof

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A gold coin commemorating the meeting held in Malta in December 1989 between the US President George H. W. Bush and the leader of the USSR Mikhail Gorbachev.The coins are issued under the Europa Programme with the theme 'the Fall of the Iron Curtain' and bear the Europa Star logo. The reverse of the coin features the U.S. President and the Soviet Leader shaking hands, symbolising the new spirit of friendship and cooperation between the two superpowers. The Malta Summit effectively signalled the end of the Cold War and later brought about the fall of the Iron Curtain. The obverse of the coins shows the coat of arms of Malta. Diameter 21.00mm; Gross weight 6.50gr; Finesse 0.916 Minting limit 1,500 Actual sizes of coins may vary from pictures

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