1 Leu 2013 - 140 years of military telecommunications


Added by Andreea Deea
Images copyright National Bank of Romania
General Description Set of three collector coins dedicated to 140 years since the establishment of military communications.

Issue date: 01/07/2013
Obv. Description Military signallers in World War I installing telegraph, radio and telephone lines on a battlefield – reproduction after a metope on the Monument dedicated to the Heroes of the Combat Engineering Corps, known as “the Lion”, in Bucharest; the inscription “ROMANIA” in an arc; the coat of arms of Romania; the face value “1 LEU” and the year of issue “2013”.
Rev. Description A war telegraph carriage – a replica of a drawing by Sava Henția (1877); a military signaller in World War I reproduced after the statue on the Monument dedicated to the Heroes of the Combat Engineering Corps, known as “Lion”, in Bucharest; the inscriptions “1873” and “140 DE ANI”; on the outer ring, the inscription “TELECOMUNICATII MILITARE” in an arc.
Mintage Proof 250
Diameter 37.00 mm
Weight 23.5000 g
Material Copper Plated Tombac
Mint Romania - Bucharest
Edge Type reeded
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