Monthly Archives: September 2013

New Silver Coin dedicated to the Anniversary of 100 Years since the First Congress of Economists in Romania

The National Bank of Romania will put into circulation a new silver coin dedicated to the anniversary of 100 years since the initiation of the first Congress of Economists in Romania.

Coin technical details:

  • Face value: lei 10
  • Metal: silver
  • Fineness: 925‰
  • Shape: round
  • Diameter: 37 mm
  • Weight: 31.103 g
  • Quality: proof
  • Edge: milled

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Obverse: the depiction of the statue of Mercury, the patron god of commerce, on the main façade of the Old Palace of the National Bank of Romania, the coat of arms of Romania, the face value “10 LEI”, the inscription “ROMANIA” in an arc and the year of issue “2013”.

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Reverse: the portraits and names of three renowned economists ranking among the initiators of the Congress of Economists: Ion Răducanu, Virgil N. Madgearu and Ion N. Angelescu, “1913”, the year of the celebrated event, and the inscription “INITIEREA PRIMULUI CONGRES AL ECONOMISTILOR” in an arc.