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European Individual Women's Chess Championship held in Chișinău
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30 mm diameter, 25 g, nickel plated brass, flat edge
year 2005, circular inscription REPUBLICA MOLDOVA meaning "REPUBLIC OF MOLDAVIA" and the coat of arms of the Republic of Moldavia, in exergue denomination "10 LEI"
a chessboard fragment with two pieces, a king and a knight, map of Republic of Moldova (hatched vertically), inscription "CAMPIONATUL EUROPEAN FEMININ LA ȘAH 2005 CHIȘINĂU" meaning "EUROPEAN WOMEN'S CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP"

The pictures of the coin above are present on Romanian coins through the kind permission of Mr. J. Ardelean.

The coin was struck for the European Individual Women's Chess Championship held in Chișinău in June 2005 and won by Kateryna Lahno from Ukraine.


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