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1 leu 2008 - coppered tombac - NATO Summit in Bucharest 1 leu 2008 - coppered tombac - NATO Summit in Bucharest
37 mm diameter, 23.5 g, coppered tombac, reeded edge
Obverse: face value "1 LEU", Romanian coat of arms, year 2008, ROMANIA, logo of the NATO Summit in Bucharest, composed from the NATO logo, bilingual inscription (in English and French) NATO OTAN BUCHAREST BUCAREST SUMMIT | 2-4.IV.2008 | SOMMET, and seven signs resembling tentacles
Reverse: map of the NATO countries, the Palace of the Parliament (People's House), NATO logo, inscription "SUMMITUL NATO 2 - 4 APRILIE BUCURESTI" meaning "NATO SUMMIT 2-4 APRIL BUCHAREST"

Issuing date: 28th of March 2008

Mintage: 1000 coins

100 lei 2008 - gold - NATO Summit in Bucharest 100 lei 2008 - gold - NATO Summit in Bucharest
21 mm diameter, 6.452 g, 90% gold, reeded edge
Obverse: face value "100 LEI", Romanian coat of arms, year 2008, ROMANIA, logo of the NATO Summit in Bucharest, composed from the NATO logo, bilingual inscription (in English and French) NATO OTAN BUCHAREST BUCAREST SUMMIT | 2-4.IV.2008 | SOMMET, and seven signs resembling tentacles
Reverse: map of the NATO countries, the Palace of the Parliament (People's House), NATO logo, inscription "SUMMITUL NATO 2 - 4 APRILIE BUCURESTI" meaning "NATO SUMMIT 2-4 APRIL BUCHAREST"

Issuing date: 28th of March 2008

Mintage: 250 coins


This set was dedicated to the NATO summit that took place at Bucharest in April 2008. Romania became member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation - NATO - in 2004.

The Palace of the Parliament, known as Casa Poporului (meaning People's House), is one of the largest administrative buildings in the world.



The 1 leu and 100 lei 2008 pictures above are present on the site through the permission of an anonymous donor.


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