2019 Užgavėnės Lithuania 5 euro silver coin!
Nominal: 5 euro.
Mintage: 3000 pcs.
Coins condition: Proof (The smooth mirrored surface of the coin and an ideal matt finish).
Weight: 12.44 g.
Diameter: 28.70 mm.
Release date: 19 February, 2019.
Mint: Lithuanian coin mint.
Country of origin: Lithuania.
Obverse: The obverse of the coin depicts one of the characters of the Mardi Gras - a bearded rider dressed with a stick and raised his hand. The name of the country "LIETUVA" and the year of issue of the coin "2019" are inscribed at the bottom of the coin. In the middle left, the denomination "5€" and on the right the mintmark of the Lithuanian Mint.
Reverse: The coin depicts the image of the užgavėnės celebration, during which Lithuanians mow in winter from our yards, celebrating winter escort. In the center of the coin, the main symbol of the celebration is the burning morė, the flame depicted in color, and around it all the other dressers of the feast (Lašininis with Kanapinis, a goat, a beggar, a winch and a witch pancake). The inscription "UŽGAVĖNĖS" appears at the top of the coin, and the legendary shorthair call sign "ŽIEMA, ŽIEMA, BĖK IŠ KIEMO!" (eng. Winter, winter run away from the yard!).
Edge: Inscription "JEI NEBĖGSI, IŠVARYSIM, SU BOTAGAIS IŠBAIDYSIM!" (eng. If you don't run away, with the whips we'll scare you).
Coin designer: Giedrius Paulauskis.
About coin: The coin is a series of coins dedicated for Traditional Lithuanian Celebrations. The coin is in a bank box with a certificate of authenticity.
*FLORINUS UAB is the official distributor of numismatic valuables of the Bank of Lithuania.