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This beautiful coin is part of the series that pays tribute to the main cities which lay along the ancient route of commercial contacts. The route connected the European states at the Mediterranean Sea and the lands on the southern shore of the Baltic Sea. The route was named after the major object of the traveler's desire which was amber.
On the obverse is an image of a cart in which ambers were carried by the Romans from Baltic Sea to Italy. Behind the cart on the left is an image of a helmed Roman. The background has an image of a map with the Baltic Sea outlined. There is also an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
The reverse design features an image of Wroclaw City Hall, which is the most distinctive landmark of Wroclaw. On the right side of the coin is a sculpture of the knight with the sword and spear from the City Hall elevation.
The lower part of the coin includes an image of a Roman coin dating back to the times of the existence of the Amber Route and an amber insertion. Each coin comes encapsulated.