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500 lei 2000 500 lei 2000
25 mm diameter, 3.7 g, AlMg3, flat edge
Incuse on the edge: ROMANIA (three times) denomination "500 LEI", ROMANIA, laurel wreath
year 2000, Romanian coat of arms, laurel branches. At lower right lies V.G. standing for Vasile Gabor, the engraver's name.

This coin was issued on 15th of March 1999.

edge detail

One rhombus occurs after each of the three times word ROMANIA is engraved (incuse) on the edge. The small diagonal of the rhombi is vertical.

A pattern for 500 lei, struck in 1998, is also presented on Romanian coins. Click here to see it.

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