100 litas 2008 Lithuania – coin dedicated to the millennium of the mention of the name of Lithuania
100 litas proof coin with box.
Gold Au 999.9;
diameter 22.30 mm;
weight — 7.78 g.
On the edge of the coin: MILLENNIUM OF THE NAME OF LITHUANIA
Mintage — 10,000 pcs
Issued in 2008
The reverse of the coin features main events and milestones of the State, named on a background of a stylised map of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. The whole composition is encircled by the inscription LIETUVOS DIDŽIOJI KUNIGAIKŠTYSTĖ (The Grand Duchy of Lithuania), with a coronet of the GDL Dukes on the top.
The obverse of the coin carries a stylized image of the Coat of Arms of the Republic of Lithuania (Vytis) in the centre, against a background of the flames of historical victories and incessant recommencement. The inscription LIETUVA (Lithuania) at the top and the inscriptions 100 LITŲ (100 litas) and 2008 at the bottom run in a semicircle.