Why purchase this 2022 1 oz. Silver Malta Knights of the Past coin?
This handsomely designed silver bullion coin is the second release of the Malta Knights of the Past series. Launched in 2021, the series is a product of a collaboration between the Germania Mint and the Central Bank of Malta. Each release is focused upon the military, chivalric and noble traditions of the Order of Malta.
- This 2022 Knights of the Past coin contains 1 Troy oz. of .9999 fine silver.
- The coin’s intricate imagery is showcased by a sensational brilliant uncirculated finish.
- The five euro denomination coin is issued a legal tender of Malta.
- The 38.61 mm diameter coin will arrive in an attractive series themed original Mint package.
- Mintage is limited to only 15,000 pieces.
Magnificent Commemorative Imagery
Obverse: On the obverse, a Maltese Knight (on the left) stands ready to defend the nation against invaders from the Ottoman Empire. A pair of opposing knights are dressed in full armor with swords in hand, as a battle ensues on land and sea in the background. The scene is a representation of the Great Siege of Malta in 1565, the most important battle in the nation’s history. Inscribed “KNIGHTS OF THE PAST” and “5 EURO.”
Reverse: The standing figure of an armored knight is depicted on the reverse, partially concealed by a circular shield in his grasp. A riveted border surrounds the shield’s imagery, which features the coat of arms of the Central Bank of Malta layered over the Order’s Maltese Cross emblem. Inscribed “MALTA,” “2022” and “1 OZ AG 999.9.”
Sensational Brilliant Uncirculated Silver Coin
This 2022 Malta Knights of the Past 1 oz. Silver 5 Euro coin is judged to be in Brilliant Uncirculated (GEM BU) condition. The bullion coin is ungraded, featuring a remarkably sharp strike, gorgeously finished surfaces and outstanding eye appeal. The coin will arrive as originally packaged by the Germania Mint, encapsulated and housed in a beautifully illustrated blisterpack display, accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.