Pursuant to the provisions of Law No. 312/2004 on the Statute of the National Bank of Romania, as of 7 July 2021, the National Bank of Romania will put into circulation for numismatic purposes a silver coin dedicated to 100 years of diplomatic relations between Romania and Japan.
The coin has the following characteristics: Metal/Face value
Silver/lei 10; Fineness: 999‰; Shape: round; Diameter:37 mm; Weight: 31.103 g; Edge: milled; Quality: proof
Obverse: Caraiman Peak in the Bucegi Mountains with the Commemorative Cross to the Romanian Heroes of World War I on top, the inscription “ROMANIA” in an arc, the coat of arms of Romania, the face value “10 LEI”, and the year of issue “2021”.
Reverse: a composition reuniting national symbols of Japan: a traditional torii gate overlapping the image of Mount Fuji reflected in Lake Kawaguchi, the year of the anniversary “1921” and the circular inscription “100 DE ANI DE RELATII DIPLOMATICE INTRE ROMANIA SI JAPONIA”.
The silver coins, housed in transparent plastic capsules, will be accompanied by leaflets featuring a presentation of the numismatic issue in Romanian, English and French. Each leaflet comes with a certificate of authenticity bearing the signatures of the Governor and the Chief Cashier of the National Bank of Romania.
The maximum mintage of this numismatic issue is 1,000 silver coins.
The selling price for the silver coin, including the presentation leaflet, is lei 460.00, VAT excluded.
The silver coins dedicated to 100 years of diplomatic relations between Romania and Japan are legal tender on the territory of Romania.
The silver coins dedicated to 100 years of diplomatic relations between Romania and Japan will be put into circulation, for numismatic purposes, through the regional branches of the National Bank of Romania in Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Constanța, Craiova, Iaşi and Timişoara.