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10 litas coin issued to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the flight across the Atlantic of Steponas Darius and Stasys Girenas


n592/dariusirgirenas10ltav1.jpg The obverse of the coin features the Coat of Arms of the Republic of Lithuania with the inscriptions 10 LITŲ (10 litas) and LIETUVA (Lithuania) below it.

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The reverse of the coin displays a bas-relief with the portrait of the pilots Darius and Girėnas. The inscription DARIUS IR GIRĖNAS (Darius and Girėnas) runs at the bottom with the years 1933-1993 on the left.

Alloy of copper and nickel (Cu 75%, Ni 25%)

Diameter 28.70 mm
Weight 13.15 g

The words on the edge of the coin: SLOVE ATLANTO NUGALETOJAMS (GLORY TO THE CONQUERORS OF ATLANTIC)

The designer of the coin is Petras Garska

Mintage 10,000 pcs
Issued 1993
Distribution terminated 1998
4,500 pcs distributed

The coin was minted at the state enterprise Lithuanian Mint.