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  • 50 Lipa 1993-2021, KM# 8, Croatia, Without dot
  • 50 Lipa 1993-2021, KM# 8, Croatia
  • 50 Lipa 1993-2021, KM# 8, Croatia, With dot

The word lipa means "linden (lime) tree".

Engraver: Kuzma Kovačić (KK)


Drp[icts the Velebit degenia in the inflorescence. Along the edge is written the Croatian name of the plant. Along the bottom edge is written the year of minting.

Degenia is a monotypic plant genus in the mustard family containing the single species Degenia velebitica. The yellow-flowered plant is endemic to Velebit and Kapela mountain ranges and has become a symbol of the region. Discovered by Dr. Àrpàd Degen on 17 July 1917.



Depicts stylized linden branch in inflorescence and on the leaves is written the value of the coin (50). Under the number is written inscription LIPA (linden). Around the top edge is written The Republic of Croatia. Around the lower edge, in the central part, is the coat of arms of the Republic of Croatia. Left and right of the coat of arms is laid old Croatian braided ornaments.

The coat of arms of the Republic of Croatia consists of one main shield and five smaller shields which form a crown over the main shield. The main coat of arms is a checkerboard (chequy) that consists of 13 red and 12 silver (white) fields. It's also informally known in Croatian as šahovnica ("chessboard", from šah, "chess"). The five smaller shields represent five different historical regions within Croatia.



50 Lipa

Croatian Text
KM# 8 Schön# 12
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Material Nickel
Weight 3.65 g
Diameter 20.5 mm
Thickness 1.63 mm
Shape round
Alignment Medal

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