145 years since the establishment of the State Mint


Issue date: 19.05.2015

 

Silver Coin

  • Face Value: 10 lei;
  • Type of Metal: Silver 999/1000;
  • Weight: 31,103 grams;
  • Dimension: Diameter 37 mm;
  • Edge: milled;
  • Quality: proof;
  • Issue volume: 250;
Obverse Obverse: a composition illustrating the beginnings and the present of the State Mint: a few coins minted after its establishment, including the leu 1 and the lei 20 coins from 1870, a milled edge engraved with the inscription “ROMANIA” and the main building of the nowadays headquarters of the mint; the face value “10 LEI”, the coat of arms of Romania and the year of issue “2015”.
Reverse Reverse: the image of a 19th century coin press, depicted on a medal engraved with the inscription “MONETARIA STATULUI” on the edge, the portrait and signature of King Carol I and the inscriptions “145 ANI” and “1870” – the year of establishing the mint.