Bank of Lithuania


The national side of the coin depicts the Hill of Crosses: fragments of wooden and forged crosses, symbolising Lithuanian cross-crafting and folk culture. Cross-crafting and cross-symbolism in Lithuania are included in the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The coin features the inscriptions LIETUVA (LITHUANIA) and KRYŽIŲ KALNAS (THE HILL OF CROSSES), the year of issue (2020) and the mintmark of the Lithuanian Mint. The coin’s outer ring bears the 12 stars of the European Union flag.


The common side of the coin features a geographical image of Europe. 

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Denomination: €2
Composition: Cu/Ni alloy
Diameter: 25.75 mm
Weight: 8.50 g
Coin type: commemorative

Designed by Rytas Jonas Belevičius (national side) and Luc Luycx (common side)

On the edge of the coin: LAISVĖ * VIENYBĖ * GEROVĖ * (FREEDOM * UNITY * WELL-BEING *)
Pre-order from 27 October 2020
Release date: 4 November 2020
Mintage: 500,000, of which 5,000 coins are BU quality in a numismatic package
Price: BU quality – EUR 9.00 (inclusive of VAT), unc quality – exchanged according to denomination
Minted at the Lithuanian Mint

Coin description


BU quality coin

Last update: 21-04-2022