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50 litas coin issued to mark the 10th Anniversary of the Baltic Way


 n573/baltijoskelias50ltavcopy.jpg The obverse of the coin features the Coat of Arms of the Republic of Lithuania inside a shield. The inscription LIETUVA (Lithuania) arranged in a semi-circle runs at the top and the inscription 50 LITŲ (50 litas) at the bottom. The year 1999 is displayed on both sides of the Coat of Arms.

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The reverse of the coin displays a stylised motif of hands, encircled with the inscriptions BALTIJOS KELIUI — 10 (Baltic Way — 10), LIETUVA (Lithuania), LATVIJA (Latvia) and ESTIJA (Estonia).

 
Specifications: Silver Ag 925; quality — proof; diameter — 38.61 mm; weight — 28.28 g.

On the edge of the coin: VILNIUS RYGA TALINAS (FOR LITHUANIA'S SAKE LET OUR UNITY BLOSSOM)

Mintage — 4,000 pcs
Issued in 1999
Distribution terminated in 2004
2,542 pcs distributed

The coin was minted at the state enterprise Lithuanian Mint.