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Romania 1 Leu and 2 Lei  1910 to 1914
Romania 1 Leu and 2 Lei 1910 to 1914

Neat coin, Johnny. And silver, too.

These coins from Romania come in two denominations: 1 leu and 2 lei. Both have Carol (Charles, Karl) I on the front and the spinning girl on the back. These coins are old enough and scarce enough to pick up some value based on collector demand. They cannot be worth less than the value of their silver content. Here are some approximate catalog values:

1 LEU (0.134 troy ounces silver)
worn: $8 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $10
well preserved: $30
fully uncirculated: $70

2 LEI (0.268 troy ounces silver)
worn: $12 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $16
well preserved: $35
fully uncirculated: $90

Use our Important Terminology page to adjust these catalog values toward actual buy and sell values.

Coin: 12182 , Genre: Orthodox and Slavic
Requested by: Johnny, Fri, 17-Aug-2012 09:02:54 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Fri, 17-Aug-2012 18:04:49 GMT
Requester description: inscription 'CAROL·I·REGE· ·AL·ROMANIEI' and CAROL I head facing left. Under the neck lies TASSET.1 LEU', ROMANIA, year 1914 and and spinster woman holding spindle and spinning yarn, with distaff and sickle in her belt; at lower left BASSARAB, along the rim
Tags: romania 1 leu 2 lei sickle braid braided braids carol i rege al romaniei head neck lie lies tasset year spinster woman spindle spin spinning yarn distaff belt lower bassarab

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