Pond Turtle

Pond Turtle Pond Turtle
Type: Silver coin
Material: Silver 925°
Issuance Date: 2012
Nominal Value: 50 Lt
Maximum Mintage: 3 000
Quality: Proof
Weight (g): 28.28
Diameter (mm): 38.61
Graphic design: Gediminas Karaliu
Minted: Lietuvos monetų kalykla (Lithuania)

The obverse of the coin carries an image of the Coat of Arms of the Republic of Lithuania (Vytis) in the centre. The inscriptions LIETUVA and 2012 are arranged in a semicircle around it. Also featured on the coin is the mintmark of the Lithuanian Mint.

The reverse of the coin features a stylised pond turtle included in the Red Data Book of Lithuania. The inscriptions BALINIS VĖŽLYS ("pond turtle"), Emys orbicularis, and 50 LITŲ (50 litas) are arranged in a semicircle. The mark of the designer, GK, is also featured on the coin.

On the edge of the coin: LIETUVOS GAMTA (LITHUANIAN NATURE).

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