1997-2014 - Lithuania - 50 Centų
50 centų coin: diameter - 23 mm, thickness - 2.1 mm, weight - 6 g. The 50 centų coin has an ornamental fir tree pattern divided into fourteen equal parts which runs alongside the rim.
50 centas coin
The obverse of the coin carries an image of the Coat of Arms of the Republic of Lithuania (Vytis) in the centre. The inscription LIETUVA is positioned under it, as well as the date of issue, symmetrically to the vertical axis of the coin. The coin has a rim, the inner side of which is plain.
The reverse shows the number 50 in the centre and the inscription CENTŲ under it. The coin has a rim, the inner side of which is plain. The ornament, formed from an ornamental "fir-tree" pattern, is placed on the outside circle (the ring), divided into fourteen equal parts.
Specifications: diameter — 23.00 mm; thickness — 2.10 mm; weight — 6.00 g.
Material: alloy of copper, zinc and nickel.
The edge of the coin is rimmed.
The obverse of the coins was designed by Arvydas Každailis.
The reverse of the coins was designed by Antanas Žukauskas.
Issued in 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2003*, 2008*, 2009*, 2010*, 2011*, 2012*, 2013 *, 2014*.
* available only in the coinsets of circulation coins.
The Lithuanian litas was the currency of Lithuania, until January 1 2015, when it was replaced by the euro. It was divided into 100 centų/centas. The litas was first introduced on October 2 1922 after World War I, when Lithuania declared independence and was reintroduced on June 25 1993, following a period of currency exchange from the ruble to the litas with the temporary talonas then in place.
Value 50 Centų (0.5 LTL)
Weight 6 g
Diameter 23 mm
Thickness 2.1 mm
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑