Slovakia 20 Korun banknote of 1993

2019-09-05 Thu

Slovakia, officially the Slovak Republic, is a landlocked country in Central Europe. The capital and largest city is Bratislava and the official language is Slovak. Slovakia was a part of the sovereign state of Czechoslovakia until its dissolution into Czech Republic and Slovakia in 1993. Slovakia is a high-income advanced economy with a very high Human Development Index, and a very high standard of living.

The koruna was the currency of the Slovak Republic from 1939 to 1945 and from 1993 to 2008 until Euro became the official currency in 2009. The note depicted besides is a 500 Korun banknote issued in 1941. The note specifications are as follows:

Obverse: Left facing portrait of Prince Pribina, the first known Slovak ruler whose seat was in Nitra until AD 833, to left.

Reverse: Nitra Castle; overprinted by part of a coral necklace dating from the 9th century with a crescent-shaped bronze locket.

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