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28 mm diameter, 13 g, 99.9% silver, grained edge
year 2015, circular inscription REPUBLICA MOLDOVA meaning "REPUBLIC OF MOLDAVIA" and the coat of arms of the Republic of Moldavia, in exergue horizontal line and denomination "50 LEI"
an image of the actor, masks of Comedy and Tragedy, as symbols of the theatre, years 1915 and 2003 written as fraction, circular inscription "CONSTANTIN CONSTANTINOV"

Issuing date: 2nd of November 2015

Mintage: 500 coins

The coin belongs to the series "Personalities".

About theater and film actor Constantin Constantinov

Constantin Constantinov was born in 1915 at Sucleia, on the left bank of River Nistru. Between the two World Wars Constantin Constantinov has studied at Tiraspol and afterwards at Odesa, in Transnistria.

The authenticity certificate of the coin informs us that he <<... earned a reputation as a skilled actor in both comic and dramatic roles. In theatre, the actor played about 100 roles, including female characters, having a great succes in the role of Chirița from "Două fete și-o neneacă " [or "Chirița în Iași", 1850] (1974) by the classic comedy writer V. Alecsandri. >>

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