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1 leu 1993 1 leu 1993
19 mm diameter, 2.5 g, copper plated steel, flat edge
denomination "1 LEU", ROMANIA, wheat ears
year 1993 and Romanian coat of arms. Along the rim lies V.G. standing for Vasile Gabor, the engraver's name.

Issuing date: 28th of May 1993

Mintage: 61.000.000 coins in 1993

               10.000.000 coins in 1994

                 2.000.000 coins in 1995

                    272.000 coins in 1996

This coin was issued on 28th of May 1993.

The 1 leu coin from 1996 is rarer than the others, only 272.000 pieces having been struck, while the mintages of the previous years raised to millions each. The information concerning the estimated mintage figures for the coins struck after 1989 is given after "Standard Catalog of World Coins", editor G. Cuhaj.

Patterns of 1 leu coin with year 1992 are also known. Click here to see a nickel 1 leu 1992 pattern.

There is a pattern for 1 leu 1993. Click here to see one such pattern coin.

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