||2 lei 1949 - monetary pattern||
17.5 mm diameter, 2.43 g, flat edge
denomination "2 LEI" and year 1949
|inscription "REPUBLICA POPULARA ROMANA" meaning "ROMANIAN PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC", oat ear, corncob and wheat ear. Along the rim in the lower obverse, somehow right, is placed H.I. standing for Haralamb Ionescu, the engraver's name.|
The pictures of the pattern above are present on Romanian coins through the kind permission of Mr. C.C. from Germany.
The regular 2 lei 1950 is larger than the pattern (18 mm).