5 Euro Kaziukas Fair

5 Euro (Kaziukas Fair) - obverse5 Euro (Kaziukas Fair) - reverse

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Features

Issuer Lithuania
Period Republic (1990-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2017
Value 5 Euro
5 EUR = USD 5.39
Currency Euro (2015-date)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 12.44 g
Diameter 28.7 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 106690
References KM# 230
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Series: Traditional Lithuanian Celebrations

Obverse

The obverse of the coin features a non-traditional Vytis, inspired by fragments of hearth tiles from the time of Casimir Jagiellon (Kazimieras Jogailaitis), found in Vilnius Lower Castle. The coat of arms is surrounded by the inscription LIETUVA (Lithuania), date of issue (2017), denomination (€5), and the mintmark of the Lithuanian Mint.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
2017
LIETUVA
LMK
5€

Designer: Rytas Jonas Balevičius

Reverse

Against a heart-shaped background, the reverse of the coin features the most distinctive attributes of Kaziukas’ Fair: a verba, pitcher, spoons, hobby horse, rooster, ring-shaped roll, and a wagon wheel.

Script: Latin

Lettering: KAZIUKO MUGĖ

Translation: Kaziukas’ Fair

Designer: Rytas Jonas Balevičius

Edge

Plain with symbols

Mint

Mintmark of Lithuanian Mint (LMK) Lithuanian Mint (Lietuvos Monetu Kalykla), Vilnius, Lithuania (1990-date)

Comments

Date of issue 03-03-2017

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