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10 lei 2004
Red Book - pine marten
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24.5 mm diameter, 13.5 g, 92.5% silver, flat edge
denomination "10 LEI", year 2004
inside an inner linear circle a pine marten in its habitat, circular inscription · CARTEA ROȘIE · JDER - DE - PĂDURE · MARTES MARTES meaning "RED BOOK PINE MARTEN" (the scientific name being written with cursive capital letters)

Issuing date: 23th of August 2004

Maximum mintage: 500 coins


The Red Book series comprises the following 10 lei silver coins (over to June 2018):

- wildcat and green woodpecker in 2001,

- black stork and European mink in 2003,

- pine marten in 2004,

- imperial eagle in 2005,

- great bustard in 2006,

- European ground squirrel in 2007 and

- white waterlily in 2008.

The series also comprises the following 50 lei coins:

- Eurasian spoonbill in 2011,

- otter and lady's slipper in 2012,

- mute swan and Coenagrion mercuriale damselfly in 2013,

- glossy ibis and the peony Paeonia peregrina in 2014,

- European pond turtle in 2015,

- red-breasted goose in 2016,

- Dianthus deltoides - maiden pink in 2018 (2017).





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