100 Croatian Kuna Coin Design
The 100 kuna commemorative coin front design features the St. Blaza Church, the National Coat of Arms between the country’s name and the denomination at the bottom. The reverse of the coin illustrates the St. Blaza Church altar. This coin is part of the 1994 commemorative series ‘’900th Anniversary of the Zagreb Diocese and the City of Zagreb’’. Its rim is plain, and also its color is silver.
Text: REPUBLIKA HRVATSKA, 100 KUNA, ZAGREBAČKA BISKUPIJA, 1094 1994, GRAD ZAGREB.
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The word kuna means “marten” in Croatian, a skin type used as a value unit in medieval trade. On the other hand, the word lipa means “linden tree,” a species planted in the markets of Croatia and other lands under the Habsburg monarchy during the early modern period.
In 1994 introduced, the kuna replaced the Croatian dinar.
The first coin series was introduced in denominations of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, and 50 lipa and 1, 2, 5, and also 25 kuna.
The coins are issued in two versions: one with the name of the plant or animal in Croatian, also the other with the name in Latin. Overall more coins have been minted with Croatian words than with names in Latin.
Croatian currency symbol
The kuna is the official currency of Croatia. The official currency symbol; Kn.