2 Euro Hill of Crosses

2 Euro (Hill of Crosses) -  obverse2 Euro (Hill of Crosses) -  reverse

© albinh

Features

Issuer Lithuania
Period Republic (1990-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2020
Value 2 Euro
2 EUR = USD 2.33
Currency Euro (2015-date)
Composition Bimetallic: nickel brass clad nickel center in copper-nickel ring
Weight 8.5 g
Diameter 25.75 mm
Thickness 2.2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 220976
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Commemorative issue

Hill of Crosses (cross-crafting inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Culture Heritage of Humanity)

Obverse

The national side of the coin depicts the Hill of Crosses: fragments of wooden and forged crosses, symbolising Lithuanian cross-crafting and folk culture. Cross-crafting and cross-symbolism in Lithuania are included in the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The coin features the inscriptions LIETUVA (LITHUANIA) and KRYŽIŲ KALNAS (THE HILL OF CROSSES), the year of issue (2020) and the mintmark of the Lithuanian Mint.

Lettering:
2020 LIETUVA
KRYŽIŲ
KALNAS
LMK

Designer: Rytas Jonas Belevičius

Reverse

A map, next to the face value, shows the European continent without borders.

Lettering:
2 EURO
LL

Engraver: Luc Luycx

Luc Luycx is the designer of the common side of the euro coins. Luycx is a computer engineer, and medallist living in Dendermonde, Belgium, and has worked for the Royal Belgian Mint for 15 years. He designed the euro coins in 1996.

Edge

Reeded with inscription

Lettering: LAISVĖ * VIENYBĖ * GEROVĖ

2 Euro (Hill of Crosses) -  obverse

© Cyrillius

Mint

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

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Date of issue 04-11-2020

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2020 LMK 495 000 $ 3.49 $ 3.43 $ 3.61 $ 3.49 99%
2020 LMK 5 000 $ 14 3% BU Version, Coin Card

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