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BNR to issue coins to commemorate Romanian Army’s WWI victories at Marasti, Marasesti, Oituz

The National Bank of Romania (BNR) will put into circulation, for numismatic purposes, a set of three coins (made of gold, silver and copper-plated tombac) and a brass collector coin made to mark 100 years since the Romanian Army’s WWI victories at Marasti, Marasesti and Oituz.

The milled-edged, round coins in the set have a nominal value of RON 100, RON 10 and RON 1, respectively; they are 21 mm, 37 mm and 37 mm in diameter, respectively.

On the obverse of the gold coin there is a detail of the Mausoleum of Marasesti, the inscription “ROMANIA” in an arc, the face value “100 LEI”, the coat of arms of Romania and the year of issue “2017.”

On the obverse of the silver coin there is a detail of the Mausoleum of Marasesti, the inscription “ROMANIA” in an arc, the face value “10 LEI”, the coat of arms of Romania and the year of issue “2017.”

On the obverse of the copper-plated tombac coin, there is a detail of the Mausoleum of Marasesti, the inscription “ROMANIA” in an arc, the face value “1 LEU”, the coat of arms of Romania and the year of issue “2017.”

On the reverse, which is the same for all the coins in the set, there is a portrait and the name of King Ferdinand I and the inscription “MARASTI-MARASESTI-OITUZ-1917” in an arc.

The mintage is 150 sets of three coins (made of gold, silver and copper-plated tombac) and 5,000 brass collector coins with a face value of bani 50.

The selling prices are RON 2,100.00, VAT excluded, per set of three coins (made of gold, silver and copper-plated tombac), including the leaflet; and RON 10.00, VAT excluded, for the brass collector coin with face value of bani 50.

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