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Slovakia

 

20 Korun, 1993

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Front: Prince Pribina (800-861), first known Slovak ruler in the 9th century

Back: Nitra Castle

 

50 Korun, 1993

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Front: Saints Cyril (826-869) and Methodius (815-885), founder of Slavonic writing

Back: Medieval church at Drazovce and first 7 letters of Slavic alphebat

 

100 Korun, 1993

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Front: Virgin Mary carved by Master Pavol of Levoca (1470-1537) in the 16th century, from the altar of the Birth in St. Jacob's Church in Levoca

Back: Town of Levoca

 

20 Korun 2000
Commemorates the new Millennium

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Front: Prince Pribina (800-861), first known Slovak ruler in the 9th century

Back: Nitra Castle

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50 Korun 2000
Commemorates the new Millennium

50 Korun 2000 front
50 Koruna 2000 back

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Front: Saints Cyril (826-869) and Methodius (815-885), founder of Slavonic writing

Back: Medieval church at Drazovce and first 7 letters of Slavic alphebat

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100 Korun 2000
Commemorates the new Millennium

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100 Koruna 2000 back

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Front: Virgin Mary carved by Master Pavol of Levoca (1470-1537) in the 16th century, from the altar of the Birth in St. Jacob's Church in Levoca

Back: Town of Levoca

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200 Korun 2000
Commemorates the new Millennium

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Front: Anton Bernolák (1762-1813), first codified Slovak Language in 1787

Back: Town of Trnava

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500 Korun 2000
Commemorates the new Millennium

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Front: Ludovít Stur (1815-1856), leader of the Slovak national revival in the 19th century

Back: Bratislava Castle and St. Michael's Church

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1000 Korun 2000
Commemorates the new Millennium

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Front: Andrej Hlinka (1864-1938), a Slovak politician and Catholic priest

Back: Madonna of the Church of Liptovke Sliace near Ruzomberok and Church of St. Andrew in Ruzomberok

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5000 Korun 2000
Commemorates the new Millennium

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Front: Milan Rastislav Stefanik (1880-1919), 1st Minister of War of Czechoslovakia

Back: Stefanik's grave at Bradlo Hill, part of Ursa Major constellation and a pasque flower

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Slovakia, located in central Europe, was part of Czechoslovakia. The Slovaks and the Czechs agreed to separate peacfully on January 1, 1993, becoming two independent countries. Slovakia joined both the NATO and EU in the spring of 2004 and the Eurozone on January 1, 2009. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Slovakia.

 

 

 

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