200th Anniversary of the Birth of Louis Braille

Published: 21/4/2010 Modified: 20/11/2017


In cooperation with the Croatian Mint, the Croatian National Bank issued, as part of a mini coin series, a commemorative gold coin marking the 200th anniversary of the birth of Louis Braille, the inventor of the system for the blind.

Minted in proof quality, the coin was released for sale on 26 April 2010.

Shown in the table below are the number of items issued and packaging.

Denomination Weight (g) Diameter (mm) Fineness/000 Items issued (max.)
10 0.50 11 999 5,000

The gold coins are considered as investment gold and their delivery is VAT exempt.

The Decision on the issue and sale of the commemorative gold coin "200th anniversary of the birth of Louis Braille" was published in the Official Gazette No. 48/2010, 120/2010, 128/2012, 121/2016 and 109/2017.

The design of the gold coin is by the sculptor Damir Mataušić.

This issue was minted by the Croatian Mint.

The Croatian National Bank has contractually agreed to undertake the promotion and sale of this issue with the Croatian Mint.