Bank of Lithuania

Obverse

The obverse of the coin features the coat of arms of Lithuania made up of stylised droplets of water. The coin also features the inscription LIETUVA (LITHUANIA), the year of issue (2018), denomination (€5) and the mintmark of the Lithuanian Mint.

Reverse

The reverse of the coin features symbols characteristic of the Lithuanian midsummer celebration Joninės: a blooming fern, the moon, the sun, and a greenery wreath that twists into a whirlwind, in the centre of which is a ‘fern blossom’, as if peeking through a drop of dew. The ‘fern blossom’ was created using a pad-printing technology. The composition is surrounded by the inscriptions JONINĖS and RASOS ŠVENTĖ.

Denomination: €5
Composition: silver Ag 925
Diameter (mm): 28.70
Weight (g): 12.44
Quality: proof
Designed by Eglė Ratkutė
On the edge of the coin: a stylised oak wreath
Date of issue: 7 June 2018
Mintage: 3,000 pcs
Coin price (with a box): EUR 49.00, inclusive of VAT
Series: Traditional Lithuanian Celebrations
Minted at the Lithuanian Mint

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Last update: 20-07-2018