Bank of Lithuania


The obverse of the coin features a stylised Vytis, the coat of arms of the Republic of Lithuania, the inscription LIETUVA (LITHUANIA), the year of issue (2018), denomination (€5) and the mintmark of the Lithuanian Mint. 


The reverse of the coin depicts two stylised satellites (Lituanica SAT-1 and LitSAT-1), their flight trajectory, and fragments of messages sent from space – Linkėjimai visiems lietuviams (Greetings to all Lithuanians around the world) and Lietuva myli laisvę (Lithuania loves freedom).

Denomination: €5
Composition: gold Au 999
Diameter (mm): 13.92
Weight (g): 1.244
Quality: proof
Designed by Lukas Šiupšinskas (reverse) and Eglė Ratkutė (obverse)
Edge of the coin: plain
Release date: 6 November 2018
Mintage: 4,000 pcs
Coin price (with a box): EUR 70.00, exclusive of VAT
Series: Lithuanian Science
Minted at the Lithuanian Mint

Coin description


Last update: 19-02-2019