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Coin "550 years of Istropolitan University" 2 euro Slovakia

    The anniversary coin 2 euro of Slovakia was issued in January 2017 on the occasion of the 550th anniversary of the opening of the Istropolitan University in Bratislava. Minted in the Slovak mint with a circulation of 1 million coins.

   The obverse of the commemorative coin 2 euro depicts a teacher and two students against the background of the facade of the former Istropolitan University. In the upper left corner is the medallion of the Hungarian king Matthias I Corvin, who founded the university. Nearby is the year of opening of the educational institution "1467." On the left side of the coin is engraved the inscription "UNIVERZITA" and on the right - "ISTROPOLITANA." Below is the name of the country "SLOVENSKO" and the year of coinage "2017." The sign of the Slovak mint and the signature of the artist "MR" are located in the lower left corner of the image. 12 stars of the European Union are located in a circle.


2 euro

Outer part - copper-nickel alloy

Inside - nickel brass

8.5 g25.75 mm2.2 mm



List of commemorative euro coins of Slovakia

2009 - Series "10 Years of the Economic and Monetary Union"

2009 - 20 years since the beginning of the Velvet Revolution

2011 - 20 years of formation of the Visegrad group

2012 - Series "10 years of cash circulation Euro"

 2013-1150 years since the arrival of the Byzantine mission of Cyril and Methodius in Great Moravia

2014 - 10th anniversary of Slovakia's accession to the European Union

2015 - Series "30 Years to the Flag of Europe"

2015 - 200 years since the birth of Ludovit Stur

2016 - Slovakia's first presidency of the Council of the European Union

2018 - 25 years since the formation of the Slovak Republic

2019 - 100 years since the death of Milan Rastislav Stefanik

2020 - 20 years of Slovakia's membership in the OECD

2021 - 100 years since the birth of Alexander Dubchek