5 Lei - Mihai I

5 Lei - Mihai I -  obverse5 Lei - Mihai I -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Romania
King Mihai I (1927-1930, 1940-1947)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1930
Value 5 Lei
Currency First leu (1867-1947)
Composition Nickel brass
Weight 3.5 g
Diameter 21 mm
Thickness 1.35 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 7473
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 48,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 55
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Head left, legend around

Script: Latin

Lettering:
MIHAI I REGELE ROMANIEI
1930

Translation: Mihai I King of Romania

Engraver: A.J.Patey

Reverse

Crowned shield divides value flanked by stars
NOTE: different mintmarks in mintages.
H = Heaton Mint
KN = Kings Norton Mint
no mintmark = London Mint

Script: Latin

Lettering: 5 LEI

Edge

Milled

5 Lei - Mihai I -  obverse

Mints

Paris, France (864-date)
Royal Mint (Tower Hill), London, United Kingdom (1810-1975)
H Heaton's Mint, Birmingham, United Kingdom
KN Kings Norton Metal Company, Birmingham, United Kingdom (1890-1962)

Comments

The mint letters are very small, below the coat-of-arms

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1930  30 000 000 $ 0.83 $ 1.56 $ 2.02 $ 4.17 $ 5.14 $ 9.50 74% 115 reeds
1930 H 15 000 000 $ 1.71 $ 2.19 $ 2.32 $ 4.51 $ 21 27% 114 reeds
1930 KN 15 000 000 $ 1.86 $ 1.86 $ 1.86 $ 1.86 28% 120 reeds

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Lei - Mihai IPicture 1 of a sold 5 Lei - Mihai IPicture 1 of a sold 5 Lei - Mihai IPicture 1 of a sold 5 Lei - Mihai I
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232223
Lot 62648
Internet Archive
Jun 2, 2022 1930 H – 114 reeds UNC
(NGC MS64)
USD 94.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Lei - Mihai I
Katz
Auction 61
Lot 3294
Internet Archive
Jun 7, 2022 Undetermined AU USD 5.21
(EUR 5.00)
(+ buyer's premium)

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