50 litas – 100th Anniversary of the Great Seimas of Vilnius

Series: Lithuania – Silver 50 litas coins

The obverse of the coin bears the stylised Coat of Arms of the Republic of Lithuania Vytis, encircled with the inscriptions LIETUVA (Lithuania), 2005 and 50 LITŲ (50 litas). n548/vilnseimas50ltrevcopy.jpg The reverse of the coin carries an extract of the speech delivered by Jonas Basanavičius at the opening of the Great Seimas of Vilnius (Congress of Lithuanians in Vilnius): UŽ VISUOTINĄ TAUTOS DVASIŠKĄ IR MEDEGIŠKĄ GEROVĘ (For the universal spiritual and material welfare of the nation). Below, there is a facsimile of the signature. The extract is encircled with the inscriptions DIDYSIS VILNIAUS SEIMAS (Great Seimas of Vilnius) and 100.