Slovakia joined the eurozone on 1 January 2009. As part of the euro changeover preparation, Slovakia issued 1,200,000 starter packs for the general public on 1 December 2008. Each starter kit contains €16.60 in coins this is equivalent to SKK500.09, however, the price was rounded-down to SKK500. The starter kits were available for purchase in the Slovak Post branches, local commercial banks and National Bank of Slovakia. Almost 90% of the Slovak starter kits were sold in the first five days.
|Starter Kit||€2.00||€1.00||€0.50||€0.20||€0.10||€0.05||€0.02||€ 0.01||Face Value||Issue Date||Quantity|
|Slovakia mini-Starter Kit||2 coins
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