EURO COMMEMORATIVE COIN – ESTONIA – 2019
ITEM REF # Jks/EUR-19/02-008
Feature: The centenary of the University of Tartu
Description: The coin will mark the centenary of the University of Tartu as being established as the first Estonian language university.
It was founded in 1632 by Swedish King Gustav II Adolf and is one of the oldest universities in northern and eastern Europe.
In 1919 it became the first Estonian language university.
The design depicts a motif of the main building of the university.
It also bears the inscriptions National University 100 and ‘UNIVERSITAS TARTUENSIS’, the year ‘1632’, the issuing country ‘EESTI’ and the year of issuance ‘2019’.
The coin’s outer ring bears the 12 stars of the European flag.
Issuing date: November 2019
MATERIAL : Outer part: Cu-Ni; Inner part: three layers: Ni-Brass, Ni , Ni-Brass
Diameter (mm): 25.75 Thickness (mm): 2.20 Weight (g): 8.50 Shape: Round
Color: Outer part: silver; inner part: gold Edge: Edge lettering, fine milled