Kuna  and  Lipa, Coins of the Republic Croatia

 

Numismatic Issues: Coin Sets

The Croatian National Bank has issued coins in denominations of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 lipa and 1, 2, 5 and 25  kuna.

The coins are made of various metals and alloys, differ in weight, diameter and the thickness of the blanks, the edge being smooth on the lipa coins and milled on the kuna coins.

On the obverse of all denominations of lipa and kuna coins the semi-circular legend REPUBLIKA HRVATSKA appears in the upper half, while in the centre is the crest of the state in a semi-circle of plaits (except for the 1 and 5 lipa) and in a wreath in the kuna coins (olive and wheat in the 1 kuna, oak and laurel in the 2 and 5 kuna). The designation of the nominal value is located on the lipa on a ground of linden boughs with leaves and flowers, and on the kuna coins the ground is a picture of a kuna, marten, running towards the right. Under the numbers and the ground is the name of the money (KUNA or LIPA).

On the reverse of all denominations of lipa and kuna coins there is, alongside the year of minting, a picture of a plant (on the lipa coins) or animal (kuna), with in odd years (starting from 1993) the name of the animal or plant represented given in a Croatian version, and in even years (starting from 1994) in a Latin version.

The edges of the coin, the images of animals and plants, the letters and numbers are matte, on the shiny background of the basic surface.



Decision on Releasing Into Circulation Kuna and Lipa Coins With Mint Year "2006"
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Decision on Releasing Into Circulation Kuna and Lipa Coins With Mint Year "2005"
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