||200 lei 1945||
27 mm diameter, 7.5 g, copper 63%, zinc 37%, grained edge |
denomination "200 LEI" and year 1945 inside a wreath formed by a laurel branch (left) and an oak branch (right), crown above
|inscription "MIHAI I REGELE ROMANILOR" meaning "KING OF THE ROMANIANS", MIHAI I head facing right. Under the neck lies H. IONESCU, the engraver's name. |
Mintage: 1.399.000 coins
These coins were struck at Bucharest mint. The book "Monetele Romāniei" (Coins of Romania, Iliescu and Radovici, 2004) the mintage for this coin is assumed to be 20.025.000 pieces, and brass composition is 63% copper and 37% zinc. In MBR the coin is assumed to contain 80% copper, 19% zinc and 1% nickel.
The pictures of 200 lei 1945 are present on Romanian coins through the kind permission of an anonymous donor.