The design was created by the Maltese artist Gianni Bonnici and it shows a jubilant crowd with the Governor’s Palace, in Valletta, depicted in the background. At the top of the inner ring, in a semicircle, the inscription "MALTA – Majority representation 1887". At the bottom the year "2012".
The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.
Subject of commemoration
Majority Representation - 1887
Date of issue