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Coin "Coin to mark the XXX Olympic Games in London"

XXX Олимпийские игры в Лондоне

Name Coin to mark the XXX Olympic Games in London
Presented by Bank of Lithuania
Nominal value 50 litas
Metal Silver 925°
Thickness 2,9
Mintage 5000
Production quality Proof. A double (latent) image is incorporated in one of the sails on the left side of the reverse of the coin. When the coin is viewed at a certain angle, the image elements can be seen: the logo of the Lithuanian National Olympic Committee and «XXX»
Description of obverse and reverse In the centre of the obverse there is the state emblem on a shield. The inscriptions «LIETUVA» (Lithuania) and «2011» are arranged in a semi-circle. The inscription «50 LITŲ» (50 litas) is placed below the symbolic sails. The reverse of the coin illustrates a branch of Olympic sports – sailing sports. The inscription «LONDONAS (London) 2012» is arranged in a semi-circle. The edge of the coin bears the inscription «VĖJO» (Wind we need) and stylized sails.
A brief annotation Yachting is one of the most interesting and complex branches of water sports. It is included into the programme of the Olympic Games. The coin is dedicated to the achievements of yachtsmen and yachtswomen of Lithuania in international regattas.
Designer The graphic design: Rūta Ona Čigriejūtė. The plaster model: Rytas Jonas Belevičius
Producer The Mint of Lithuania

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