Lithuania 1-LITAS (KM162)
Lithuania 1-LITAS (KM162)

Lithuania 1-LITAS (KM162) 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 Vilnius as the European Culture Capital for 2009.

This coin was issued one year only.

Specifications

  • Diameter: 22.3 mm
  • Composition: Copper-Nickel
  • CAT#: KM162

Obverse Legend

LIETUVA 1 LITAS

Reverse Legend

VILNIUS - EUROPOS KULTUROS SOSTINĂˆ 2009

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