Romania – Set of 3 coins to celebrate 175 years since the birth of Titu Maiorescu

13.02.2015

Pursuant to the provisions of Law No. 312/2004 on the Statute of the National Bank of Romania, as of 16 February 2015, the National Bank of Romania will put into circulation, for numismatic purposes, a set of three coins (made of gold, silver and copper-plated tombac) dedicated to the anniversary of 175 years since Titu Maiorescu’s birth.

The coins (made of gold, silver and copper-plated tombac) in the set have the following technical characteristics:

Face value lei 100 lei 10 leu 1
Metal gold silver coppered tombac
Fineness 900‰ 999‰
Shape round round round
Diameter 21 mm 37 mm 37 mm
Weight 6.452 g 31.103 g 23.5 g
Quality proof proof proof
Edge milled milled milled
Obverse
Reverse

Obverse of the gold coin: the image of Vasile Pogor Mansion in Iași, where the meetings of “Junimea” Society were held, the inscription “ROMANIA” in an arc, the face value “100 LEI”, the coat of arms of Romania and the year of issue “2015”.

Obverse of the silver coin: the image of Vasile Pogor Mansion in Iași, where the meetings of “Junimea” Society were held, the inscription “ROMANIA” in an arc, the face value “10 LEI”, the coat of arms of Romania and the year of issue “2015”.

Obverse of the copper-plated tombac coin: the image of Vasile Pogor Mansion in Iași, where the meetings of “Junimea” Society were held, the inscription “ROMANIA” in an arc, the face value “1 LEU”, the coat of arms of Romania and the year of issue “2015”.

Reverse (common to all coins made of gold, silver and copper-plated tombac in the set) : the portrait of Titu Maiorescu, his birth and death years – “1840” and “1917” – and the inscription “TITU MAIORESCU” in an arc.

The gold, silver and copper-plated tombac coins are individually housed in transparent plastic capsules. The sets of coins are accompanied by leaflets featuring a presentation of the numismatic issue in Romanian, English and French. Each leaflet comes with a certificate of authenticity bearing the signatures of the Governor and the Chief Cashier of the National Bank of Romania.

The mintage of this numismatic issue is of 150 sets of coins (made of gold, silver and copper-plated tombac).

The selling price is lei 2,050.00, VAT excluded, per set of three coins (made of gold, silver and copper-plated tombac), including the leaflet.

The gold, silver and copper-plated tombac coins dedicated to the anniversary of 175 years since Titu Maiorescu’s birth are legal tender on the territory of Romania.

The sets of coins will be put into circulation through the branches of the National Bank of Romania in Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Iaşi and Timişoara.

 

Full details: http://bnr.ro/page.aspx?prid=9937

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