200 litas: 750th anniversary of the crowning of Mindaugas

Series: Lithuania: Gold coins

200 litas 750th anniversary of the crowning of Mindaugas  - 2003 - Series: Gold coins - Lithuania

The obverse of the coin features the stylised Vytis, the rider of Mindaugas times, which later became the state Coat of Arms. The inscription LIETUVA (Lithuania) arranged in a semi-circle runs at the top and the inscription 200 LITŲ (200 litas) at the bottom. Below the Coat of Arms is the year in Latin letters MMIII. The reverse of the coin displays the ruler in the throne who has a sceptre in the right hand and an apple of power in the left hand. The inscription MINDAUGO KARŪNAVIMAS, 1253 (Coronation of Mindaugas, 1253) runs around it.