150 Croatian Kuna Coin Design
The 150 kuna commemorative coin front design features the National Coat of Arms, followed by the country’s name and the denomination at the bottom. The reverse of the coin illustrates a view of the ancient city of Osijek, in which the Drava river, and a pair of sailing boats are on the river. In the lower left is an enlarged view of the Coat of Arms of the city of Osijek. This coin is part of the 1996 commemorative series ‘’800th Anniversary of the Earliest Mention of Osijek’’. Its rim is plain, and also its color is silver.
Text: ·OSIJEK 1196 – 1996.· 150 KUNA, REPUBLIKA HRVATSKA.
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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.
Introduced The first coin series 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.