||2 lei 1947||
21 mm diameter, 3.5 g, copper 92%, zinc 8%, flat edge |
denomination "2 LEI" and wheat ears wreath
|the inscription "ROMANIA",
year 1947 and Romanian coat of arms over an olive branch |
Mintage: 40.000.000 coins
According to Monetele României (Iliescu and Radovici, 2004), this coin was manufactured in Czechoslovakia, at Kremnica mint. The city of Kremnica is placed in the middle of Slovakia (Czechoslovakia was divided in 1993 into the Czech Republic and Slovakia). In the monograph Monede şi bancnote româneşti (Romanian coins and banknotes) this coin is assumed to have been struck at Bucharest Mint.
The pictures above are present on Romanian coins through the kind permission of an anonymous donor.