Released into circulation: 15 January 2020
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 12.75 g. The core of the coin is 18 mm, and weighs 4.05 g. The ring is 18 mm in inner diameter and weighs 8.70 g.
Motif on the obverse: the inner part of the core features a presentation of the official logo of the “Typographic Chessboard” to mark the Croatian Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2020, which is a typographic image made up of letters and numbers whose relative position evokes the squares of the coat of arms of the Republic of Croatia. By composition, using the acronyms “HR” and “EU” and the presidency year “2020”, it conveys the connection between Croatia and the European Union. The inscription “HRVATSKO PREDSJEDANJE VIJEĆEM EUROPSKE UNIJE” (CROATIAN PRESIDENCY OF THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION) is laid out circularly within the ring. The year of release of the coin “2020” is positioned below the core, on the coin’s ring surface.
Motif on the reverse: the centre of the coin core features the stylised 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 above the denomination numeral and the image of a marten, on the coin’s core surface, is an image of the coat of arms of the Republic of Croatia. The name of the monetary unit “KUNA” is inscribed below the numeral, within the coin’s core. A common oak branch with acorns is positioned at the left of the denomination numeral, on the coin’s ring surface. A laurel branch in bloom is positioned at the right of the denomination numeral, on the coin's ring surface. The inscription “REPUBLIKA” is laid out semi-circularly above the presentation of the coin’s core on the coin's ring surface, and the inscription “HRVATSKA” is laid out semi-circularly below the core on the coin's ring surface.
Occasion commemorated: the Croatian Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2020.
Items issued: 30,000