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The design is created by Maria Anna Frisone and depicts two medical professional bracing themselves up to face the unknown. It is meant to extoll the services of these selfless individuals who have been on the forefront of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. At the top, in semi-circle, is the inscription “HEROES OF THE PANDEMIC”. At the bottom, in semi-circle, is the inscription “MALTA – 2021”.
The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

Subject of commemoration

Heroes of the pandemic

Date of issue


Issuing country


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Heroes of the pandemic

Official Journal

2021/C 475/04

Issuing volume