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500 Lei

500 Lei -  obverse500 Lei -  reverse

© Ulmo

Features

Country Romania
Period Republic (1989-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1998-2006
Value 500 Lei (500 ROL)
Currency Third leu (1952-2005)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 3.7 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 3.2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 145,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 161
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Romania 1992 coat of arms - an eagle (aquila) with a shield on top. It is divided into five parts, which represent the five provinces > Wallachia - golden eagle, Moldavia - cattle (aurochs), Oltenia and Banat - lion and bridge, Dobrogea - dolphins, Transylvania - black eagle + seven castles + sun + moon.

Lettering:
1999
V. G

Reverse

Lettering:
ROMANIA
500 LEI

Edge

Smooth with inscriptions and ♦ inbetween

Lettering: ROMANIA ROMANIA ROMANIA

500 Lei -  obverse

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1998  1.5% coin alignment; pattern strike; rare
1999  0.16 0.16 0.33 0.43 0.65 2.17 77% coin alignment
2000  0.47 0.44 0.44 0.73 47% coin alignment
2000  4,500 0.65 3% medal alignment; Proof
2001  0.5% coin alignment
2002  1,500 0.5% medal alignment; Proof
2003  2,000 0.7% medal alignment; Proof
2004  2,000 0.3% medal alignment; Proof
2005  0.3% In Sets only
2005  1,000 0.3% medal alignment; Proof
2006  0.3% In Sets only
2006  0.3% medal alignment; Proof

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