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Coin "Coin dedicated to Vilnius – European Capital of Culture 2009"

Монета посвящена Вильнюсу – Европейской Культурной Столице 2009

Name Coin dedicated to Vilnius – European Capital of Culture 2009
Presented by Bank of Lithuania
Nominal value 50 litas
Metal Silver 925
Weight 28,28
Diameter 38,61
Mintage 10000
Production quality Proof (a mirror surface with mat relief)
Description of obverse and reverse The obverse of the coin features the State Emblem, semi-circled by the inscription LIETUVA (Lithuania) and 50 LITŲ (50 litas), and bears the logo of the Lithuanian Mint. The reverse side of the coin bears a picture of a drawing Muse symbolising the spring of the European culture – the antique culture, and of an easel imitating the contours of the Gediminas Castle – the symbol of Vilnius. It is encircled by the inscription VILNIUS – EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF CULTURE 2009. At the bottom of the coin, there are initials of the designer. The inscription on the edge of the coin reads VILNIUS – METROPOLIS CULTURAE EUROPENSIS.
Designer Vytautas Narutis
Producer Lithuanian Mint

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