|The Visegrad Group is an alliance of four Central European states – the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia – for the purposes of cooperation and furthering their European integration. The Czech Republic and Slovakia became members after the dissolution of Czechoslovakia in 1993. All four members of the Visegrad Group became part of the European Union on 1 May 2004.
The inner part of the coin depicts a map of the four countries that comprise the Visegrad Group (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia). The map is supplemented by a stylized abbreviation V IV; the name of the issuing country SLOVENSKO is situated in the lower right part, and the year mark in the lower left part. The design is surrounded by the legend VYSEHRADSKA SKUPINA • VISEGRAD GROUP and the date of the foundation of the Visegrad Group 15. 2. 1991.
Issue date: 10 January 2011
Diameter - 25.75mm
Thickness - 2.2mm
Weight - 8.5gr
|"SLOVENSKA REPUBLIKA" with two stars and a linden leaf in the middle