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30 mm diameter, 16.5 g, 92.5% silver, flat edge
year 2008, circular inscription REPUBLICA MOLDOVA meaning "REPUBLIC OF MOLDAVIA" and the coat of arms of the Republic of Moldavia, in exergue denomination "50 LEI"


a cooper with Romanian traditional clothes working at a barrel in front of a cellar, inscription BUTNĂRITUL meaning "COOPERAGE"

Maximum mintage: 500 coins

The coin was struck by the Czech Mint.

Until today (January 2013) the series Holidays, culture, traditions comprises the following 50 lei silver coins: pottery in 2007, cooperage in 2008, weaving in 2009, traditional musical instruments in 2010, carroling - colindul in 2011, Sînzienele and Miorița ballad in 2012. To the same series belongs a nickel plated brass coin - 10 lei 2003 - Celebration of the Wine.


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