EUR 50 coin dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Bank of Lithuania (Au)
ObverseThe obverse of the coin features a fragment of the interior of the building of the Bank of Lithuania in Kaunas – a symbol of the origin of central banking Lithuania in the interwar period, one of the most impressive buildings symbolising Kaunas’ prosperity. The gallery on the second floor is surrounded by a balustrade, the glazed ceiling of the operating room is surrounded by caissons, painted in historical and mythological motifs (even today visitors to the Bank of Lithuania can still admire the view, and the bank’s cash desks are open here). On the left, the composition features the Vytis, the symbol of Lithuania’s coat-of-arms, an inscription “Lietuva” (Lithuania), the denomination “€50” and the logo of the Lithuanian Mint.
ReverseThe artistic composition of the reverse of the coin conveys a vision of the future in the language of symbols, incorporates the inscription “Lietuvos bankui 100” (Centenary of the Bank of Lithuania) and a piece of the logo of the Bank of Lithuania, the year 2022.
Designed by Giedrius Paulauskis
Edge of the coin: plain
The coin dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Bank of Lithuania uses artistic means to show the leap of a century: on the obverse - the values of the past, on the reverse - those of the future.