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Slovakia 20 Korun 2000 (1993)

Slovakia 20 Korun 2000 (1993)
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20 Korun 2000 overprint on 1.9.1993 (© Obverse: Prince Pribina, the first known Slovak ruler whose seat was in Nitra until AD 833. Reverse: Nitra Castle. The main design is overprinted by part of a coral necklace dating from the 9th century with a crescent-shaped bronze locket, which was found by archaelogists at Nitra-Lupky. Watermark: Profile portrait of Prince Pribina. Main colour: Green. Designer: Jozef Bubák. Engraver: Ron Beckers. Signatures: Marián Tkác (Deputy Governor, 1 January 1993 – 17 April 1994); Ján Mathes (Chief Financial Officer). First Date of Issue: 1 September 1993. Date of Reissue: 2000. Issuer: National Bank of Slovakia. Total issue: 330,000 banknotes (much less with Y2K overprint). Material: Cotton paper. Printing method: Intaglio (raised print). Printers: British American Bank Note Co. Ltd. - BA International Inc. (Ottawa, Canada) in 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2004; then from 2001 - Giesecke & Devrient, Germany and in 2006 - Polska Wytwornia Papierow Wartosciowych, Warsaw, Poland) ©

Year 2000 (Y2K) Commemorative Issue

Dimensions: 129 x 65 mm

Catalogue Number: P-34 (SCWPM: Albert Pick; Krause Publications)

Texts: Národná Banka Slovenska. Dvadsat Slovenských Korún. Twenty Slovak Crowns. Rok 2000. Y2K. Bimilénium Anno Domini MM. V Bratislave, 1 Septembra 1993.