||50 bani 2010 - Centennial Anniversary of the First Flight of Aurel Vlaicu's Plane||
23.75 mm diameter, 6.1 g, brass with 80% copper, 15% zinc, 5% nickel, flat edge, with inscription ROMANIA (two times) |
Obverse: year 2010, face value "50 BANI", coat of arms of Romania, ROMANIA, horizontal lines with the face value 50 with large digits
|Reverse: vertical lines, inscription AUREL VLAICU and year 1910 (of the first flight with VLAICU I airplane) above, effigy of Aurel Vlaicu, an image of his airplane, 1882 and 1913, years of inventor's life
Issuing date: 25th of October 2010
In 2010 were also struck 5000 proof coins, for collectors. On the page of the proof coin you can found some information about Aurel Vlaicu and his airplane.
Aurel Vlaicu and Vlaicu I airplane also appear on the 50 lei banknote issued starting from 2005.