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Albert II (born 6 June 1934) reigned as King of the Belgians from 1993 until his abdication in 2013.
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Albert II – Website of the Palace of Monaco (Albert Alexandre Louis Pierre Grimaldi; born 14 March 1958) is the reigning monarch of the Principality of Monaco, and head of the Princely House of Grimaldi.
An alloy is a mixture of metals or a mixture of a metal and another element.
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The Apostolic Camera (Camera Apostolica), formerly known as the is an office in the Roman Curia.
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The Apostolic Palace (Palazzo Apostolico) is the official residence of the Pope, which is located in Vatican City.
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Austrian euro coins have a unique design for each denomination, with a common theme for each of the three series of coins.
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The manat (code: AZN) is the currency of Azerbaijan.
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2 commemorative coins are special euro coins minted and issued by member states of the eurozone since 2004 as legal tender in all eurozone member states.
Éire (/e:rə/) is Irish for "Ireland", the name of an island and a sovereign state.
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Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands (Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard,; 31 January 1938) reigned as Queen of the Netherlands from 1980 until her abdication in 2013.
Belgian euro coins feature only a single design for all eight coins: the portrait or effigy of the incumbent King of the Belgians.
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Belgium (België; Belgique; Belgien), officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a sovereign state in Western Europe.
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Bertha Felicitas Sophie Freifrau von Suttner (Baroness Bertha von Suttner, née Countess Kinsky, Gräfin Kinsky von Wchinitz und Tettau; 9 June 1843 – 21 June 1914) was an Czech-Austrian pacifist and novelist.
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Bezant is a medieval term for a gold coin.
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The Birmingham Mint, a coining mint, originally known as Heaton's Mint or Ralph Heaton & Sons, in Birmingham, England, started producing tokens and coins in 1850 as a private enterprise, separate from, but in cooperation with the Royal Mint.
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The Bosphorus or Bosporus (Βόσπορος, Bósporos; Boğaziçi) is a strait that forms part of the boundary between Europe and Asia.
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Brass is a metal alloy made of copper and zinc; the proportions of zinc and copper can be varied to create a range of brasses with varying properties.
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The Camerlengo of the Holy Roman Church (where Camerlengo is originally an Italian word for "Chamberlain" now only used for officials of the Holy See and not in secular contexts) is an office of the Papal household.
The clàrsach is a Gaelic triangular, wire-strung harp.
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The coat of arms of Germany displays a black eagle with red feet, beak and tongue on a yellow field, blazoned: Or, an eagle displayed sable beaked langued and membered gules.
The coat of arms of Lithuania, consisting of an armour-clad knight on horseback holding a sword and shield, is also known as Vytis ("the Chaser").
The coat of arms of Slovakia consists of a red (gules) shield, in early Gothic style, charged with a silver (argent) double cross standing on the middle peak of a dark blue mountain consisting of three peaks.
Commemorative coins are coins that were issued to commemorate some particular event or issue.
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Cypriot euro coins feature three separate designs for the three series of coins.
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Durante degli Alighieri, simply called Dante (c. 1265–1321), was a major Italian poet of the late Middle Ages.
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The Disputation of the Sacrament (La disputa del sacramento), or Disputa, is a painting by the Italian Renaissance artist Raphael.
Dutch euro coins currently use two designs by Erwin Olaf, both of which feature a portrait of King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands.
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The Dutch guilder (gulden) or fl. was the currency of the Netherlands from the 17th century until 2002, when it was replaced by the euro.
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The Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) is an umbrella term for the group of policies aimed at converging the economies of all member states of the European Union at three stages.
An effigy is a representation of a specific person in the form of sculpture or some other three-dimensional medium.
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The Egyptian pound (جنيه مصري or in Alexandrian accent) (sign: E£ or ج.م; code: EGP) is the currency of Egypt.
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The process of expanding the European Union (EU) through the accession of new member states began with the Inner Six, who founded the European Economic Community (the EU's predecessor) in 1958, when the Treaty of Rome came into force.
The enlargement of the eurozone is an ongoing process within the European Union (EU).
In heraldry, an escutcheon is a shield which forms the main or focal element in an achievement of arms.
Estonian euro coins feature a single design for all eight coins.
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The euro (sign: €; code: EUR) is the official currency of the eurozone, which consists of 19 of the 28 member states of the European Union: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Spain.
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The euro banknotes are the banknotes of the euro, the currency of the Eurozone.
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There are eight euro coin denominations, ranging from one cent to two euros (the euro is divided into a hundred cents).
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This article covers the gold and silver issues of the euro commemorative coins (collectors coins).
In Greek mythology Europa (Εὐρώπη Eurṓpē) was a Phoenician woman of high lineage, for whom the continent Europe was named.
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The European Union (EU) is a politico-economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.
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Eurozone (euro area).
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Felipe VI (born 30 January 1968) is the King of Spain.
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Finland (Suomi; Finland), officially the Republic of Finland, is a Nordic country in Northern Europe bordered by Sweden to the west, Norway to the north, and Russia to the east; Estonia lies to the south across the Gulf of Finland.
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Finnish euro coins feature three designs.
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The Flag of Europe consists of a circle of 12 golden (yellow) stars on an azure background.
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France Prešeren (2 or 3 December 1800 – 8 February 1849) was a 19th-century Romantic Slovene poet, best known as the poet who has inspired virtually all later Slovene literature and has been generally acknowledged as the greatest Slovene classical author.
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French euro coins feature three separate designs for the three series of coins.
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German euro coins have three separate designs for the three series of coins.
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The Grand Duke of Luxembourg is the monarchial head of state of Luxembourg.
The Greek alphabet has been used to write the Greek language since the 8th century BC.
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Greek euro coins feature a unique design for each of the eight coins.
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Greek mythology is the body of myths and teachings that belong to the ancient Greeks, concerning their gods and heroes, the nature of the world, and the origins and significance of their own cult and ritual practices.
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Hatchings are distinctive and systematic patterns of lines and dots used for designating heraldic tinctures or other colours on uncoloured surfaces, such as woodcuts or engravings, seals and coins.
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Henri (given names: Henri Albert Gabriel Félix Marie Guillaume; born 16 April 1955) is the current Grand Duke of Luxembourg, reigning since 7 October 2000.
In geometry, a hexagon (from Greek ἕξ hex, "six" and γωνία, gonía, "corner, angle") is a polygon with six edges and six vertices.
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In art history, High Renaissance, is the period denoting the apogee of the visual arts in the Italian Renaissance.
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The Idol of Pomos, is a prehistoric sculpture from the Cypriot village of Pomos.
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The institutions of the European Union are the seven principal decision making bodies of the European Union.
Irish euro coins all share the same design by Jarlath Hayes, that of the harp, a traditional symbol for Ireland since the Middle Ages, based on that of the Brian Boru harp, housed in Trinity College, Dublin.
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Irish (Gaeilge), sometimes referred to as Gaelic or Irish Gaelic, is a Goidelic language of the Indo-European language family, originating in Ireland and historically spoken by the Irish people.
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Italian euro coins have a design unique to each denomination, though there is a common theme of famous Italian works of art from one of Italy's renowned artists.
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Italian (or lingua italiana) is a Romance language spoken mainly in Europe: Italy, Switzerland, San Marino, Vatican City, as a second language in Albania, Malta, Slovenia and Croatia, by minorities in Crimea, Eritrea, France, Libya, Monaco, Montenegro, Romania and Somalia, – Gordon, Raymond G., Jr.
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Juan Carlos (Juan Carlos Alfonso Víctor María de Borbón y Borbón-Dos Sicilias, born 5 January 1938) reigned as King of Spain from 1975 to 2014, when he abdicated in favour of his son, Felipe VI.
The classical Latin alphabet, also known as the Roman alphabet, is a writing system that evolved from the visually similar Cumaean Greek version of the Greek alphabet.
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Latvia replaced its previous currency, the lats, with the euro on 1 January 2014, after a European Union (EU) assessment in June 2013 asserted that the country had met all convergence criteria necessary for euro adoption.
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The lats (plural: lati (2–9) latu (10 and more)), ISO 4217 currency code: LVL or 428) was the currency of Latvia until it was replaced by the euro on 1 January 2014. A two-week transition period during which the lats was in circulation alongside the euro ended on 14 January 2014. It is abbreviated as Ls and was subdivided into 100 santīmi (singular: santīms; from French centime).
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Liberté, égalité, fraternité, French for "liberty, equality, fraternity", is the national motto of France and the Republic of Haiti, and is an example of a tripartite motto.
Lithuania is an EU member state which joined the Eurozone by adopting the euro on 1 January 2015.
Louis Braille (4 January 1809 – 6 January 1852) was a French educator and inventor of a system of reading and writing for use by the blind or visually impaired.
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Luc Luycx (born April 11, 1958 in Aalst, East Flanders) is the designer of the common side of the euro coins.
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Luxembourgish euro coins feature three different designs, though they all contain the portrait or effigy of Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg.
Luxembourgish, Luxemburgish or Letzeburgesch (Luxembourgish: Lëtzebuergesch) is a Moselle Franconian variety of West Central German that is spoken mainly in Luxembourg.
The Maltese cross, in Italy also known as the Amalfi cross, is the cross symbol associated with the Knights Hospitaller (the Knights of Malta) and by extension with the island of Malta.
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Maltese euro coins feature three separate designs for the three series of coins.
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The European Union (EU) comprises 28 member states, which are party to the founding treaties of the union and thereby subject to the privileges and obligations of membership.
The Mexican peso (sign: $; code: MXN) is the currency of Mexico.
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In European history, the Middle Ages or Medieval period lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.
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Miljenko Licul (6 August 1946 – 16 March 2009) was a Slovenian graphic designer of Croatian descent.
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Monaco, officially the Principality of Monaco (Principauté de Monaco), is a sovereign city-state and microstate, located on the French Riviera in Western Europe.
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Monégasque euro coins feature two separate designs for the first two series of coins, and also two separate designs for the €1 and €2 coins for the first series.
A monogram is a motif made by overlapping or combining two or more letters or other graphemes to form one symbol.
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The Nobel Peace Prize (Norwegian and Swedish: Nobels fredspris) is one of the five Nobel Prizes created by the Swedish industrialist, inventor, and armaments manufacturer Alfred Nobel, along with the prizes in Chemistry, Physics, Physiology or Medicine, and Literature.
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The Palazzo Pubblico (‘Public Palace’) is the town hall of the City of San Marino as well as its official Government Building.
Philippe or Filip (Philippe Léopold Louis Marie, Filip(s) Leopold Lodewijk Maria, Philipp Leopold Ludwig Maria, Philip Leopold Louis Maria; born 15 April 1960) is the King of the Belgians, having ascended the throne on 21 July 2013.
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The Philippine peso (Filipino: piso; sign: ₱; code: PHP), also referred to as peso, is the official currency of the Philippines.
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Phoenicia (or; from the Φοινίκη,; فينيقية) was an ancient Semitic thalassocratic civilization situated on the western, coastal part of the Fertile Crescent and centered on the coastline of modern Lebanon.
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The politics of Luxembourg takes place in a framework of a parliamentary representative democratic monarchy, whereby the Prime Minister of Luxembourg is the head of government, and of a multi-party system.
Pope Benedict XVI (Benedictus XVI; Benedetto XVI; Benedikt XVI; born Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger;; on 16 April 1927) served as Pope of the Catholic Church from 2005 until his resignation in 2013.
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Pope Francis (Franciscus; Francesco; born Jorge Mario Bergoglio, 17 December 1936) is the 266th and current Pope of the Catholic Church, a title he holds ex officio as Bishop of Rome, and Sovereign of the Vatican City.
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Pope John Paul II (Ioannes Paulus II; Giovanni Paolo II), born Karol Józef Wojtyła (18 May 1920 – 2 April 2005), served as Pope from 1978 to 2005.
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Portuguese euro coins show three different designs for each of the three series of coins.
Prehistory means literally "before history", from the Latin word for "before," præ, and historia.
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Raimo Heino (September 13, 1932 – November 30, 1995) was a Finnish designer of coins, relief figures and medallions.
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Rainier III (Rainier Louis Henri Maxence Bertrand Grimaldi; 31 May 1923 – 6 April 2005) ruled the Principality of Monaco for almost 56 years, making him one of the longest ruling monarchs in European history.
Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino (April 6 or March 28, 1483April 6, 1520), known as Raphael, was an Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance.
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Romanticism (also the Romantic era or the Romantic period) was an artistic, literary, and intellectual movement that originated in Europe toward the end of the 18th century and in most areas was at its peak in the approximate period from 1800 to 1850.
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Rubus chamaemorus is a rhizomatous herb native to alpine and arctic tundra and boreal forest, producing amber-colored edible fruit similar to the raspberry or blackberry.
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Sammarinese euro coins feature separate designs for every coin.
San Marino, officially the Republic of San Marino (Repubblica di San Marino), also known as the Most Serene Republic of San Marino (Serenissima Repubblica di San Marino), is an enclaved microstate surrounded by Italy, situated on the Italian Peninsula on the north-eastern side of the Apennine Mountains.
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Scandinavia is a historical and cultural-linguistic region in Northern Europe characterized by a common ethno-cultural North Germanic heritage and related languages.
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The Seal of the President of Ireland (Séala Uachtarán na hÉireann) is a seal used by the President of Ireland to be affixed to every "...
Sede vacante is an expression, used in the canon law of the Catholic Church, that refers to the vacancy of the episcopal see of a particular church.
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In mathematics (and more specifically geometry), a semicircle is a one-dimensional locus of points that forms half of a circle.
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The Slovak euro coins are the European monetary union euro coins issued by Slovakia since 2009.
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The Slovenes, Slovene people, Slovenians, or Slovenian people (Slovenci) are a South Slavic ethnic group living in historical Slovene lands, surrounded by German-speaking Austrians to the north, Italian-speaking and Friulan-speaking neighbours to the west, a Hungarian-speaking population to the northeast, and Slavic Croatian-speakers to the south and southeast.
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Slovenian euro coins were first issued for circulation on 1 January 2007 and a unique feature is designed for each coin.
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The Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta (Sovrano Militare Ordine Ospedaliero di San Giovanni di Gerusalemme di Rodi e di Malta, Supremus Ordo Militaris Hospitalis Sancti Ioannis Hierosolymitani Rhodius et Melitensis), also known as the Sovereign Military Order of Malta (SMOM), Order of Malta or Knights of Malta, is a Roman Catholic lay religious order of, traditionally, a military, chivalrous and noble nature.
Spanish euro coins feature three different designs for each of the three series of coins.
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Sparta (Doric Greek: Σπάρτα, Spártā; Attic Greek: Σπάρτη, Spártē) or Lacedaemon (Λακεδαίμων, Lakedaímōn) was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece, situated on the banks of the Eurotas River in Laconia, in south-eastern Peloponnese.
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Germany is a federal republic consisting of sixteen federal states (Bundesland, or Land).
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The Thailand ten-baht coin is a currency unit of the Thai baht.
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The Treaty of Rome, officially the Treaty establishing the European Economic Community (TEEC), is an international agreement that led to the founding of the European Economic Community (EEC) on 1 January 1958.
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Turkish, also referred to as Istanbul Turkish, is the most widely spoken of the Turkic languages, with around 10–15 million native speakers in Southeastern Europe and 55–60 million native speakers in Western Asia.
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Turnhout is a Belgian municipality located in the Flemish province of Antwerp.
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The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a declaration adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 10 December 1948 at the Palais de Chaillot, Paris.
Vatican City (Città del Vaticano; Civitas Vaticana), officially the Vatican City State (Stato della Città del Vaticano; Status Civitatis Vaticanae), is a walled enclave within the city of Rome.
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Vatican euro coins are issued by the Philatelic and Numismatic Office of the Vatican City State and minted by Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato (IPZS), in Rome, Italy.
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Willem-Alexander (Willem-Alexander Claus George Ferdinand; born 27 April 1967) is the King of the Netherlands.
"Zdravljica" (English: "A Toast") is a carmen figuratum poem by the 19th-century Romantic Slovene poet France Prešeren, inspired by the ideals of Liberté, égalité, fraternité.
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Zeus (Ζεύς, Zeús,; Modern Δίας, Días) was the sky and thunder god in ancient Greek religion, who ruled as king of the gods of Mount Olympus.
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The 5 lats coin was a Latvian lat coin minted in 1929, 1931 and 1932.
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