Slovenia 2 euros 2014 - 600th anniversary of Barbara of Celje

Obverse of Slovenia 2 euros 2014 - 600th anniversary of Barbara of Celje
Krause - Mishler KM# 117
Details The coin celebrates the 600th anniversary since the Coronation of Barbara of Celje. Barbara of Cilli was the spouse of Holy Roman Emperor Sigismund and as such Holy Roman Empress. She was by marriage also Queen of Hungary and Bohemia. She received the sobriquet "Messalina of Germany" for her political intrigues, and was instrumental in creating the Order of the Dragon. She served as the regent of Hungary in the absence of her husband..

The central image of the coin shows, with lined pattern, the portrait of the Queen Barbara of Celje with her sceptre. On the image are placed three typical six-pointed stars of Celje counts. On the left side of the portrait is the inscription 'SLOVENIJA' and on the right side the inscription 'BARBARA CELJSKA' and the years '1414-2014'. The coin's outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.
Specifications Diameter - 25.75mm Thickness - 2.2mm Weight - 8.5gr
Composition BiAlloy (Nk/Ng), ring Cupronickel (75% copper - 25% nickel clad on nickel core), center Nickel brass
Edge S L O V E N I J A (followed by a dot)
Comments Designer: Matej Ramšak

Issue date: October 2014
Mintage 1,000,000 pieces

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