• Auberge De Baviere Silver Proof
  • Auberge De Baviere Silver Proof

Auberge De Baviere Silver Proof



The fifth and final in the Central Bank of Malta's series of numismatic coins featuring the Auberges of the Knights of St John. The obverse of the coin shows the emblem of Malta with the year of issue, 2015. The reverse features the façade of the Auberge de Bavière. Palazzo Carnerio, known today as the Auberge de Bavière, was built in 1696 by the Portuguese knight Gaspare Carnerio. The palace was designed by Carlo Gimach. Palazzo Carnerio was purchased for the use of the Anglo-Bavarian Langue, which had been set up in 1782 during the rule of Grand Master De Rohan. During the First World War the Auberge de Bavière was converted into a hospital. It was later used as a school and today it houses the Government Property Department. Diameter 33.00mm; Gross weight 18.75gr; Alloy 0.925 Silver Minting limit 2,500 Actual sizes of coins may vary from pictures

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