Bank of Lithuania

Obverse

The obverse of the coin features Vytis against the background of the Bridge of Queen Louise in Tilsit. By artistic means the composition conveys the efforts of Vydūnas to join Lithuania Major and Lithuania Minor. At the top of the coin – inscription LIETUVA (LITHUANIA) and the date of issue (2018), on the bottom left-hand side – coin denomination (€20). The logo of the Lithuanian Mint is impressed on the right-hand side of the obverse of the coin.
 

Reverse

The reverse of the coin features Vydūnas (real name Vilhelmas Storosta, 1868–1953) – writer, philosopher and a society figure of Prussian Lithuania, or Lithuania Minor.

Denomination: €20
Composition: silver Ag 925
Diameter (mm): 38.61
Weight (g): 28.28
Quality: proof
Designed by Lukas Šiupšinskas, Alvydas Ladyga and Rytis Valantinas
On the edge of the coin: KLAUSYTI NORIU IR TARNAUT ŠVIESYBEI, DORYBĖS, ŽMONIŠKUMO BŪT PAVEIKSLU (I WANT TO SERVE AND BE GUIDED BY THE LIGHT, BE AN IMAGE OF VIRTUE AND HUMANITY)
Date of issue: 22 March 2018
Mintage: 2,500 pcs
Coin price (with a box): EUR 60
Minted at the Lithuanian Mint

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Last update: 09-04-2018