Banca Nationala a Romaniei

04/07/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 04/07/2021 09:06

Numismatic issues dedicated to 200 years since the Revolution of 1821 led by Tudor Vladimirescu

Numismatic issues dedicated to 200 years since the Revolution of 1821 led by Tudor Vladimirescu

07.04.2021

Request forms:

Pursuant to the provisions of Law No. 312/2004 on the Statute of the National Bank of Romania, on16 April 2021, the National Bank of Romania will put into circulation, for numismatic purposes, gold, silver, coppered-tombac and brass collector coins, dedicated to200 years since the Revolution of 1821 led by Tudor Vladimirescu.

The coins in this issue have the following technical characteristics:

Technical characteristics
Coins
Collector coins
Metal
Gold
Silver
Copper-plated tombac
Brass Cu80Zn15Ni5
Face value
lei 500
lei 10
leu 1
bani 50
Fineness
999‰
999‰
-
-
Shape
round
round
round
round
Diameter
35 mm
37 mm
37 mm
23,75 mm
Weight
31,103 g
31,103 g
23,5 g
6,1 g
Rim
-
-
-
1,9 mm
Edge
flat
milled
milled
"ROMANIA" inscribed twice, with an asterisk separating the inscriptions
Quality
proof
proof
proof
proof
Obverse
Reverse

Obverse of the gold coin:the portrait and name of Tudor Vladimirescu, the inscription "ROMANIA" in an arc, the face value "500 LEI", the year of issue "2021" and the coat of arms of Romania.

Obverse of the silver coin:the portrait and name of Tudor Vladimirescu, the inscription "ROMANIA" in an arc, the face value "10 LEI", the year of issue "2021" and the coat of arms of Romania.

Obverse of the copper-plated tombac coin: the portrait and name of Tudor Vladimirescu, the inscription "ROMANIA" in an arc, the face value "1 LEU", the year of issue "2021" and the coat of arms of Romania.

Obverse of the brass collector coin:the portrait and name of Tudor Vladimirescu, the inscription "ROMANIA" in an arc, the face value "50 BANI", the year of issue "2021" and the coat of arms of Romania.

Reverse common to all coins:in the middle, the Padeș monument and "1821" - the year of the celebrated event, below, the eagle on Tudor Vladimirescu's flag, and the inscription "200 DE ANI DE LA REVOLUTIA CONDUSA DE TUDOR VLADIMIRESCU" inscribed circularly.

The coins will be housed separately in transparent plastic capsules and will be 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 maximum mintage is 1,000 for the gold coin, 5,000 for the silver coin, 5,000 for the copper-plated tombac coin, and 20,000 for the brass collector coin.

The selling prices are as follows:

  • lei 11,000.00, VAT excluded, for the gold coin, including the leaflet;
  • lei 440.00, VAT excluded, for the silver coin, including the leaflet;
  • lei 110.00, VAT excluded, for the copper-plated tombac coin, including the leaflet; and
  • lei 10.00, VAT excluded, for the brass collector coin.

The coins dedicated to200 years since the Revolution of 1821 led by Tudor Vladimirescuare legal tender on the territory of Romania.

These coins will be put into circulation, for numismatic purposes, through the regional branches of the National Bank of Romania in Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Constanța, Craiova, Iaşi and Timişoara.

Information on how to purchase the coins can be found on the National Bank of Romania's website, in theNumismatics section.