New Lithuanian coins Kaziukas’ Fair

New Lithuanian coins Kaziukas’ Fair
New Lithuanian coins Kaziukas’ Fair

On March 3rd 2017, the Bank of Lithuania launched a new 5 and 1.5 euro silver and CuNi collector coins dedicated to the Kaziukas’ Fair under  coin series.

Silver coin face value 5 Euro
 
Silver Ag 925
Diameter 28.77 mm
Weight 12.44 g
Quality proof
Designed by Rytas Jonas Belevičius
Mintage 2000 pcs

 

CuNi coin face value 1.5 Euro

Metal CuNi Cupronickel (copper-nickel)
Diameter 27.5 mm
Weight 11 g
Quality proof
Designed by Rytas Jonas Belevičius
Mintage 25.000 pcs
 
Collector coins were minted at the Lithuanian Mint.

Each member state which has adopted the euro has the right to mint collector euro coins, selecting the denomination, metal and other features at its discretion. hese coins must significantly differ from circulation coins in at least two of the following three features: colour, diameter or weight. Such coins are only legal tender in the issuing country, unlike circulation and commemorative euro coins, which are legal tender in the entire euro area.

Source of information: Bank of Lithuania: www.lb.lt