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Lithuania (Lietuva) 10 Litu  1936
Lithuania (Lietuva) 10 Litu 1936

It was not until 1990 that Lithuania gained full independence. Before then it was under the control of Russian and the Soviet Union and, for a time, Poland. The Republic of Lithuania was formed shortly after World War I, and, even though occupied by Soviet troops, issued coinage in CENTAS and LITU denominations. The rider with shield and sword was the emblem of the republic.

There are other 10 litu coins with the rider, but with a different male portrait. This page applies only to coins which look like our image in the upper left.

10 LITU (LIETUVA) DATED 1936 (0.434 troy ounces silver)
worn: $15 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $20
well preserved: $35
fully uncirculated: $80

Coin: 19554 , Genre: Orthodox and Slavic
Requested by: jeronimo, Sat, 11-Jul-2015 21:00:31 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Sun, 12-Jul-2015 00:10:56 GMT
Requester description: It's from lithuania
on one side it has a man on horseback waving a sword around
the other side has a crowned man
Tags: lithuania lietuva 10 litu one man horseback horse waving wave sword crowned crown ones male mens mans mountie mounted mount equestrian rider pony horsehead riding horseman ride horses equestres stallion waive wavy wavey waves sworeds swordlike swords broadsword saber tiara crowns tiarra crowning tiera

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