100 litas: The millennium anniversary of the mention of the name of Lithuania

Series: Lithuania: Gold coins

100 litas The millennium anniversary of the mention of the name of Lithuania  - 2007 - Series: Gold coins - Lithuania

The obverse of the coin features a stylised rider – an allusion to the Coat of Arms of the state of Lithuania. It is surrounded by the inscriptions LIETUVA (Lithuania), 100 LITŲ (100 litas) and 2007 arranged in a semi-circle. The reverse of the coin contains the composition of a fragment of the transcription of the Quedlinburg Annals (16th c.), which spirals from the centre to fill the circle of the coin. The composition is surrounded by the Latin inscription ANNALES QUEDLINBURGENSES and the year of the mention of the name of Lithuania – 1009.