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1991 Lithuania Lietuva 5 Centai coin pendant necklace jewelry Vytis horse armored knight Vilnius medieval Vityaz Marijampolė Jonava Utena Curonian Spit Kaunas Klaipeda Siauliai Panevezys Pahonia Alytus n003427

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note: lightweight aluminum coin

1991 Lithuania 5 Centai {1-year issue} 2S

front: National coat of arms

The coat of arms of Lithuania, consisting of an armour-clad knight on horseback holding a sword and shield, is also known as Vytis

The knight on horseback without was mentioned in the Tobolsk Chronicle as a symbol of Narimantas. The charging knight is depicted on the seal of Grand Duke of Lithuania, Algirdas, dated 1366. The earliest coins featuring the knight come also from the last quarter of the 14th century; the other side of these coins depicts Columns of Gediminas


back: The value in large font to the right of an ornament shaped like a wind vane. The central element is a leaf. On top of the ornament is a cross. On the leaf, a decorative element & the two sides have a snake. Below are two small angels blowing trumpets.

Lettering: 5 CENTAI

• quantity 1
• demonetized {no longer in circulation} polished Aluminum coin
• diameter: 24.4 mm
• weight: 1.4 g

• 22" black cotton necklace with lobster clasp, 2 mm thick {see last photo}
• 24" stainless steel ball chain, 2.4 mm thick
• 1-1/8" stainless steel keychain with 30 mm ring {see last photo}
• no chain or cord

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