Saturday, October 31, 2009

Romania 10 lei 2009 - silver coin

Face Value: 10 LEI;
Type of Metal: Silver 999/1000;
Weight: 31.1030 grams;
Dimension: Diameter 37 mm;
Edge: milled;
Quality: proof;
Issue volume: 500 ;

on the left side, in the foreground, the image of “Mircea” Brig – the training ship of the Romanian Marine; on the right, the face value of the coin – 10 LEI and above, the image of “Carol I” Lighthouse; in the background, a view of the port of ConstanĊ£a from the sea displaying the Orthodox Cathedral on the left and the Casino on the right; in the upper half, the inscription “ROMANIA”, Romania’s coat-of-arms and the year of issue – 2009.

in the lower half, in the foreground, a modern commercial vessel and in the background, the silos in the port of ConstanĊ£a, designed by engineer Anghel Saligny; in the upper half, the inscription “100 DE ANI DE LA INAUGURAREA PORTULUI CONSTANTA 1909”.