Released into circulation: 4 August 2005
Metal composition: the core of the coin is made of an alloy consisting of 92% copper, 6% aluminium and 2% nickel, while the ring is made of an alloy exhibiting a silver lustre, which consists of 75% copper and 25% nickel.
Diameter and weight: the coin is shaped as a regular dodecagon, with the circumscribed circle diameter of 32 mm, and weighs 12.75g. The core of the coin is 18mm in diameter and weighs 4.05g. The ring is 18mm in inner diameter and weighs 8.70 g.
Motif on the obverse: the central part of the coin core shows the relief of the Republic of Croatia, crossed by slightly curved horizontal and vertical lines, symbolizing parallels and meridians of the planet Earth. This image represents the Republic of Croatia as an independent state on the globe. Two dates: "15. 1. 1992. - 15. 1. 2002." are positioned centrally along the lower edge. They are followed by the inscription "10. OBLJETNICA MEĐUNARODNOG PRIZNANJA RH", which stretches from the left to the right, closing the circle on the coin.
Motif on the reverse: the central part of the coin core features the denomination numeral "25". The outlines of the number "25" reveal an image of a marten turned to the right, with the marten's body integrated with the denomination numeral. Positioned centrally at the lower part of the coin ring is the coat of arms of the Republic of Croatia, bordered at the left by a blooming laurel branch and at the right by a common oak branch with acorns. The upper part of the ring bears the inscription "REPUBLIKA HRVATSKA".
Occasion commemorated: the 10th anniversary of the international recognition of the Republic of Croatia, 15 January 1992 - 15 January 2002
Items issued: 200,000