||10 lei 2011 - Nicolae Tonitza - 125 Years since Birth||
37 mm diameter, 31.103 g, 99.9% silver, grained edge |
Obverse: face value 10 LEI, ROMANIA, coat of arms of Romania, year 2011, fragments from three paintings of Tonitza
|Reverse: bust of Nicolae Tonitza, signature of the Romanian painter over the chest, years 1886-1940, fragments from several paintings made by Tonitza
Issuing date: 22nd of August 2011
Mintage: 500 coins
About Romanian Painter Nicolae Tonitza
Nicolae Tonitza was born at Bîrlad, to the family of Neculai Toniță. He studied in Bîrlad, then at Iași, later abroad. In his late years he was professor at Belle-Arte Academy in Iași, and rector of that institution.
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