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50 Litų 200th birth Anniversary of Adam Mickiewicz (Adomas Mickevičius)

Features

Country Lithuania
Type Non circulating coin
Year 1998
Value 50 Litų (50 LTL)
Metal Silver (.925)
Weight 23.30 g
Diameter 34 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 01-01-2015
References KM# 114
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

200th birth Anniversary of Adam Mickiewicz (Adomas Mickevičius)

Obverse

The obverse of the coin features the Coat of Arms of the Republic of Lithuania inside a shield. Below it, a stylised feather is displayed.

Lettering: The inscription LIETUVA (Lithuania) arranged in a semi-circle runs at the top and 50 LITŲ (50 litas) at the bottom. The year 1998 is displayed on both sides of the Coat of Arms.

Engraver: Algirdas Bosas

Reverse

The reverse of the coin displays the profile of the poet Adam Mickiewicz against the background of Vilnius University buildings.

Lettering: The inscription ADOMAS MICKEVIČIUS (Adam Mickiewicz) arranged in a semi-circle runs at the bottom. Below the centre of the coin, the years 1798-1855 are displayed.

Engraver: Algirdas Bosas

Edge

Lettering: TEVYNĖ LIETUVA, MIELESNĖ UŽ SVEIKATĄ*

Translation: MY HOMELAND, LITHUANIA, YOU ARE MORE PRECIOUS TO ME THAN MY HEALTH

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1998 LMK 2,860 Proof - Mintage 4,000 pcs - 2,860 pcs distributed

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