2009, Germany (Unified Federal Republic). Silver 10 Euro “Leipzig University” Coin.
Mint Year: 2009 Reference: KM-282. Mint Place: Berlin (A) Denomination: 10 Euro Condition: Minor nicks/bag-marks, otherwise AU-UNC with full mint luster! Material: Silver (.925) Weight: 17.92gm Diameter: 32mm
Leipzig University (German: Universität Leipzig), in Leipzig in the Free State of Saxony, Germany, is one of the world’s oldest universities and the second-oldest university (by consecutive years of existence) in Germany. The university was founded on 2 December 1409 by Frederick I, Elector of Saxony and his brother William II, Margrave of Meissen, and originally comprised the four scholastic faculties. Since its inception, the university has engaged in teaching and research for over 600 years without interruption.
Famous alumni include Leibniz, Goethe, Leopold von Ranke, Friedrich Nietzsche, Robert Schumann, Richard Wagner, Tycho Brahe, Georgius Agricola, Angela Merkel and the nine Nobel laureates associated with the university.