Europa Coins 2007

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In 2007, the common theme for the Europa coins was European Realisation. At least 11[1] countries have participated:

Belgium[edit]

  Topic: Treaty of Rome Designer: ?
Value: €10 Alloy: Ag 925 (Silver) & Cu 75 (Copper) Quantity: 40,000 Quality: Proof
Issued: 2007 Diameter: 33 mm Weight: 18.75 g Market Value: €32.50
The obverse shows a goose feather on top of a document, symbolizing the signature of the Treaty of Rome in 1957, the very first step in the creation of the European Union. Six lines can be seen coming out of the pen, each of them representing one of the original members. The reverse shows a map of the countries of the European Union. For the first time the map includes new members Bulgaria and Romania.
 
  Topic: Treaty of Rome Designer: ?
Value: €50 Alloy: Au 999 (Gold) Quantity: 2,500 Quality: Proof
Issued: 2007 Diameter: 21 mm Weight: 6.22 g Market Value: €170
Similarly to the 10 euro Treaty of Rome coin, the obverse shows a goose feather on top of a document, symbolizing the signature of the Treaty of Rome in 1957, the very first step in the creation of the European Union. Six lines can be seen coming out of the pen, each of them representing one of the original members.

The reverse shows a map of the European Union as of 2007. The word "Belgium" is written in the three official languages, with the face value of 50 euro.

Malta[edit]

Lavalette silver 5.jpg Topic: Jean de la Valette Designer: Noel Galea Bason
Face Value: Lm5 Alloy: Silver 0.925 Quantity: 15,000 Quality: Silver Proof
Issued: 2007 Diameter: 38.61mm Weight: 28.28g Market Value: unknown
In 2007, the Central Bank of Malta issued the "La Valette" commemorative coin as the last silver coin denominated in Maltese lira. The obverse of the coins shows the Emblem of Malta with the year of issue 2007. The reverse depicts Grandmaster La Valette with the dates of his birth and death (1494–1568). These coins are being issued under the Europa Programme 2007 with the theme "European Realisation". The "Europa Star", the official logo of this programme, is also shown on the reverse. This coin was designed by Maltese engraver Mr Noel Galea Bason and has been minted at the Royal Dutch Mint.
Lavalette gold 25.jpg Topic: Jean de la Valette Designer: Noel Galea Bason
Face Value: Lm25 Alloy: Gold 0.92 Quantity: 2,000 Quality: Gold Proof
Issued: 2007 Diameter: 21.00mm Weight: 6.5g Market Value: unknown
In 2007, the Central Bank of Malta issued the 'La Valette' commemorative coin as the last gold coin denominated in Maltese lira. The obverse of the coin shows the Emblem of Malta with the year of issue 2007. The reverse depicts Grandmaster La Valette with the dates of his birth and death (1494–1568). These coins are being issued under the Europa Programme 2007 with the theme "European Realisation". The "Europa Star", the official logo of this programme, is also shown on the reverse. This coin was designed by Maltese engraver Mr Noel Galea Bason and has been minted at the Royal Dutch Mint.

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