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The image of Christ on the Maltese coins will not be

June 11 2006

Maltese refused to mint euro moentah image of Christ. According to one embodiment of the design, the Maltese coins should have appeared a scene of baptism of Christ. But at the last moment this option is replaced by an eight-Maltese cross.

Scene baptism of Christ was chosen for the image on the coins in the SMS-voting residents of the island in January of this year. However, against the representatives of the clergy, who claimed that the image of Christ should not appear on the money, reports Reuters .

Recall Malta expects to join the Eurozone in 2008.

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