Lithuania 2 euros 2017 - Vytis

Obverse of Lithuania 2 euros 2017 - Vytis

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Krause - Mishler KM# 212
Details The coin bears the symbol of the Lithuanian national emblem Vytis, surrounded by 12 stars against the background of vertical lines.

The Order of the Cross of Vytis was the first state decoration of the pre-war Lithuania reinstated on 15 January 1991. The first to receive the First Class Order of the Cross of Vytis in the re-established Independent State of Lithuania were the victims of the 1991 January Events in Vilnius and Medininkai.
Specifications Diameter - 25.75mm Thickness - 2.2mm Weight - 8.5gr
Composition BiAlloy (Nk/Ng), ring Cupronickel (75% copper - 25% nickel clad on nickel core), center Nickel brass (75% copper - 20% zinc - 5% nickel)
Edge LAISVE, VIENYBE, GEROVE (Freedom, Unity, Well-Being)
Comments Designer: Antanas ┼Żukauskas

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