Kuna and Lipa, Coins of the Republic Croatia

THE 5 KUNA COIN
 
Obverse
5 kuna - Obverse
Reverse
5 kuna - Reverse

 

Metal composition: alloy (copper, nickel and zinc).
Diameter: 26.5 mm.
Weight: 7.45 g.
Obverse: the centre of the coin features the denomination numeral and currency name "5 KUNA" against the background showing a marten, an animal of the weasel family with highly prized fur, running to the right. The inscription "REPUBLIKA HRVATSKA" is displayed in the upper semi-circle along the edge of the coin. Displayed centrally along the lower edge is the coat of arms of the Republic of Croatia, bordered on its left side by a stylised common oak branch with acorns, extending semi-circularly along the edge, and on its right side by a stylised blooming laurel branch, also extending semi-circularly along the edge.
Reverse: the centre of the coin features a moving brown bear, the largest animal living in Croatia. The year of mintage (1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007) is displayed centrally along the lower edge. Starting from the left of the mintage year and extending semi-circularly along the edge, the inscription "MRKI MEDVJED" (lat. URSUS ARCTOS) partially surrounds the bear image.

 

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