10 lei: 150 years since the establishment of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

10 lei 150 years since the establishment of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs - 2012 - Romania

Obverse: the coat of arms of Romania and the year of issue, the portraits of Apostol Arsache – the first Minister of Foreign Affairs and Alexandru Ioan Cuza – during whose ruling period the ministry was established, the inscriptions “APOSTOL ARSACHE” and “ALEXANDRU IOAN CUZA”, the name of the country and the face value “10 LEI”.
Reverse: the image of the Sturdza Palace, the former headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the motto of the ministry “SEMPER FIDELIS PATRIAE” and the inscription “150 ANI”; on the outer ring of the coin, the inscription “MINISTERUL AFACERILOR EXTERNE” in an arc.