Lithuania 1-LITAS (KM142)
Lithuania 1-LITAS (KM142)

Lithuania 1-LITAS (KM142) Horse

The image of Vytis -- the White Knight -- on horseback was first used in 1366 on the seal of the Grand Duke of Lithuania. From there it was handed down through centuries, making its way onto heraldic shields and state emblems.

The reverse of this coin features the Royal Palace of Lithuania in Vilnius. It was built in the 15th century and evolved and prospered in the 16th and mid 17th centuries, before being demolished in 1802. It was re-built starting in 2002.

This coin was issued one year only.

Specifications

  • Diameter: 22.3 mm
  • Composition: Copper-Nickel
  • CAT#: KM142

Obverse Legend

LIETUVA 2005 1 LITAS

Reverse Legend

LIETUVOS DIDŽIOSIOS KUNIGAIKŠTYSTĖS VALDOVŲ RŪMAI

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