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10 Tolarjev, 1992

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Front: Primoz Trubar (1508-1586), Slovene Protestant reformer

Trubar was born in Rasica, Slovenia. He attended University of Vienna in 1528, but did not graduate. In 1530 he returned to Slovenia and became a preacher. He was the founder and the first superintendent of the Protestant Church of Slovenia, a consolidator of the Slovene language and the author of the first printed book in Slovene.

Back: Ursuline church in Ljubljana

 

20 Tolarjev, 1992

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Front: Janez Vajkard Valvazor (1641-1693), Slovene scholar

Back: Topographical outlines and cherub arms

 

100 Tolarjev, 1992

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Front: Rihard Jakopic (1869-1943), impressionist painter

Back: Outline of Jakopicev Pavilion

 

200 Tolarjev, 1992

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Front: Jacobus Gallus (1550-1591), Composer

Back: Drawing of Slovenia's Philharmonic building and 5 lines of medieval music

 

100 Tolarjev, 2003
Commemorates Membership in European Union 2004

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Front: Rihard Jakopic (1869-1943), impressionist painter

Back: Outline of Jakopicev Pavilion

 

1000 Tolarjev, 2004

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Front: France Preseren (1800-1848), Slovenia's greatest poet

Back: The poem "Drinking Toast"

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Slovenia, located in central Europe, was part of the Kingdom of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes which later became Yugoslavia. Became an independent republic in 1991. Slovenia joined both the NATO and the EU in the spring of 2004. Euro became the official currency on January 1, 2007. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Slovenia.

 

 

 

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