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5 kopecks 2000 - Transnistria 5 kopecks 2000 - Transnistria
18 mm diameter, 0.75 g, aluminum, flat edge
denomination "5 KOPEEK" (Cyrillic), wheat ears
Coat of arms of the self proclaimed republic of Transnistria (bearing hammer and sickle), inscription "PRIDNESTROVSKAIA MOLDAVSKAIA RESPUBLIKA" (in Cyrillic and Russian) meaning "[TRANS] NISTRIAN MOLDAVIAN REPUBLIC" and year 2000

This is a coin issued by Transnistria. Knowing one might rightfully be wondering what is Transnistria about, we tried to depict on the site the issue as best as we could. Click the links below to clarify yourself.

The coin of 5 kopecks belongs to a series of coins comprising 1 kopeck, 5, 10, 25 and 50 kopecks.

The coin pictured above was provided by Mark Lyons, a great friend of Romanian coins and also of ours.


Transnistria Then and Now | Transnistrian Coinage

For further information confront the Modern and contemporary history section inside the Brief and Comprehensive History of Romanians and Romania page.


Why Transnistrian Coins on Romanian Coins?

Because Transnistrian coins are held in their pockets and used as such by Romanian speaking Romanians on their native land.


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