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50 Litų European Cultural Heritage

50 Litų (European Cultural Heritage) -  obverse 50 Litų (European Cultural Heritage) -  reverse

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Features

Country Lithuania
Type Non circulating coin
Year 2008
Value 50 Litų (50 LTL)
Metal Silver (.925)
Weight 28.28 g
Diameter 38.61 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 01-01-2015
References KM# 153
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

European Cultural Heritage

Obverse

The obverse of the coin features examples of Lithuanian cross-crafting and its symbolism. In 2001, cross-crafting was included by UNESCO in the List of Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity. In the centre of the coin is the Vytis, surrounded by the inscription LIETUVA (Lithuania), year of issue (2008), and denomination (50 litas).

Lettering:
LIETUVA 2008
50 LITŲ
LMK

Translation:
Lithuania 2008
50 litas
LMK

Engraver: Rytas Jonas Belevičius

Reverse

The reverse of the coin features examples of Lithuanian cross-crafting and its symbolism. In 2001, cross-crafting was included by UNESCO in the List of Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity. The central part of the coin bears a latent image: the logo of the coin programme, which is a stylised elliptical composition of the symbol of the euro (€) and a star from the flag of the European Union, as well as a picture of one of the symbols of cross-crafting. Surrounding this are the inscriptions KRYŽDIRBYSTĖ IR KRYŽIŲ SIMBOLIKA (Cross-crafting and its symbolism) and UNESCO.

Lettering:
KRYŽDIRBYSTÉ IR KRYŽIU SIMBOLIKA
· UNESCO ·

Translation:
Cross-crafting and its symbolism
· UNESCO ·

Engraver: Rytas Jonas Belevičius

Edge

Lettered

Lettering: LIETUVOS BANKAS

Translation: Bank of Lithuania

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2008 LMK 10,000 Proof

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