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10 Lei 30 years of state language and latin writing

Features

Country Moldova
Period Republic (1991-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2019
Value 10 Lei
10 MDL = 0.57 USD
Currency Leu (1992-date)
Composition Bimetallic: brass plated steel center in nickel plated steel ring
Weight 7.65 g
Diameter 25.3 mm
Thickness 2.3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

30 years from the adoption of laws about the state language and latin writing

Obverse

- in the center is present the image of the Charmed Bird (Romanian Mithology, similar to Phoenix Bird) rising towards the solar rays as the emblem of national language (called allegorical "Our Language"), as a symbol of the revival of national spirituality;
- in the upper part, the coat of arms of the Republic of Moldova;
- in exergy, following the circumference of the coin, the inscription is engraved in the circular arc: "30 DE ANI DE LA ADOPTAREA LEGILOR DESPRE LIMBA DE STAT ȘI GRAFIA LATINĂ".

Lettering: 30 DE ANI DE LA ADOPTAREA LEGILOR DESPRE LIMBA DE STAT ȘI GRAFIA LATINĂ

Translation: 30 YEARS FROM THE ADOPTION OF LAWS ABOUT THE STATE LANGUAGE AND LATIN WRITING

Reverse

- in the center, the nominal value "10 LEI" and the year of issue "2019";
- following the circumference of the coin, are engraved the 26 letters of the modern Latin alphabet with lowercase characters, representing the passage of the national language from Cyrillic writing system back to the Latin writing system in the Republic of Moldova;
- in the upper part, in the exergy - the monogram in the letters "R" and "M" (the abbreviation of the name Republic of Moldova) in latent image (hidden images, which are alternately visible when the left-right coin is tilted);
- on the surface of the figure "1" there are three consecutive vertical micro gravures with the legend "BNM" as a security element.

Lettering:
R/M
10
LEI
BNM BNM BNM
2019

Edge

Reeded with lettering.

There are two types of edge regarding inscription:
Type A: MOLDOVA readable with holding the obverse up
Type B: MOLDOVA readable with holding the reverse up

Lettering: *MOLDOVA*MOLDOVA*

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2019  250,000 3.12 3.12

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