Malta 3-MILS (KM6)
Malta 3-MILS (KM6)

Malta 3-MILS (KM6) Maltese Honey Bee

Malta is home to the Maltese honey bee, a sub-species of bee native to the islands.

This coin was issued from 1972 to 1981 as part of the new Republic of Malta's decimal currency (10 mils = 1 cent and 100 cents = 1 pound). In 1982, the honey bee obverse was repeated on KM55 with a modified reverse design. 1982 is also the year Malta switched to new coinage, with 100 cents = 1 Lira.

Specifications

  • Diameter: 23.1 mm
  • Composition: Aluminum
  • CAT#: KM6

Obverse Legend

MALTA

Reverse Legend

3 MILS

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