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Coins

ONE BAN TWENTY FIVE BANI
FIVE BANI FIFTY BANI
TEN BANI  

 


 

The coin with face value of 1 ban (November 1993 issue)

The main features of the coin:

The coin has a round form with a circular border that stands out on the edge of both the observe and the reverse. The edge is plain.

Turning the coins against the horizontal axis at an angle of 180 degrees sets the image on the observe and the reverse of the coin.

Features:

- form: - round
- composition: aluminium
- diameter: 14,5 mm (±0,1 mm)
- weight: 0,67 gr
- width: 1,7 mm (±0,05 mm)
- edge: plain

Description:

Obverse:

  • The Coat af Arms of the Republic of Moldova is placed in the central part;
  • The image of an oak branch is placed in the bottom part;
  • The inscription "REPUBLICA MOLDOVA" is engraved in the upper part of the observe following the coin circumference.

Reverse:

  • The nominal value of "1 BAN" is placed in the central part;
  • The year of issuance;
  • The letter "M" (Moldova), superposed on a square is placed in the bottom part.

 


 

The coin with face value of 5 bani (November 1993 issue)

The main features of the coin:

The coin has a round form with a circular border that stands out on the edge of both the observe and the reverse. The edge is plain.

Turning the coins against the horizontal axis at an angle of 180 degrees sets the image on the observe and the reverse of the coin.

Features:

- form: round
- composition: aluminium
- diameter: 16,0 mm (±0,1 mm)
- weight: 0,75 gr
- width: 1,6 mm (±0,05 mm)
- edge: plain

Description:

Obverse:

  • The Coat af Arms of the Republic of Moldova is placed in the central part;
  • The image of an oak branch is placed in the bottom part;
  • The inscription "REPUBLICA MOLDOVA" is engraved in the upper part of the observe following the coin circumference.

Reverse:

  • The nominal value of "5 BANI" is placed in the central part;
  • The year of issuance;
  • The letter "M" (Moldova), superposed on a square is placed in the bottom part.

 


 

The coin with face value of 10 bani (April 1996 issue)

The main features of the coin:

The coin has a round form with a circular border that stands out on the edge of both the observe and the reverse. The edge is plain.

Turning the coins against the horizontal axis at an angle of 180 degrees sets the image on the observe and the reverse of the coin.

Features:

- form: - round
- composition: aluminium
- diameter: 16,6 mm (±0,1 mm) 
- weight: 0,85 gr
- width: 1,65 mm (±0,05 mm) 
- edge: plain

Description:

Obverse:

  • The Coat af Arms of the Republic of Moldova is placed in the central part;
  • The image of an oak branch is placed in the bottom part;
  • The inscription "REPUBLICA MOLDOVA" is engraved in the upper part of the observe following the coin circumference.

Reverse:

  • The nominal value of  "10 BANI" is placed in the central part;
  • The year of issuance;
  • The letter "M" (Moldova), superposed on a square is placed in the bottom part.

 


 

The coin with face value of 25 bani (November 1993 issue)

The main features of the coin:

The coin has a round form with a circular border that stands out on the edge of both the observe and the reverse. The edge is plain.

Turning the coins against the horizontal axis at an angle of 180 degrees sets the image on the observe and the reverse of the coin.

Features:

- form: - round
- composition: aluminium
- diameter: 17,5 mm (±0,1 mm)  
- weight: 0,95 gr
- width: 1,7 mm (±0,05 mm) 
- edge: plain

Description:

Obverse:

  • The Coat af Arms of the Republic of Moldova is placed in the central part;
  • The image of an oak branch is placed in the bottom part;
  • The inscription "REPUBLICA MOLDOVA" is engraved in the upper part of the observe following the coin circumference.

Reverse:

  • The nominal value of "25 BANI" is placed in the central part;
  • The year of issuance;
  • The letter "M" (Moldova), superposed on a square is placed in the bottom part.

 


 

The coin with face value of 50 bani (January 1998 issue)

The main features of the coin:

The coin has a round form with a circular border that stands out on the edge of both the obverse and the reverse.

The obverse and the reverse of the coin are yellow. 

The coin's edge is yellow and white.

Turning the coin against the horizontal axis at an angle of 180 degrees sets the image on the obverse and the reverse of the coin.

Features:

- form: - round
- diameter: 19 mm (±0,1 mm)
- weight: 3,1 gr
- width: 1,8 mm (±0,05 mm)
- edge: rimmed

Description:

Obverse:

  • The Coat af Arms of the Republic of Moldova is placed in the central part;
  • A fragment of two symmetrical heraldic ramifications with three elements each is placed in the bottom part;
  • The inscription "REPUBLICA MOLDOVA" is engraved in the upper part of the observe following the coin circumference.

Reverse:

  • The nominal value of  "50 BANI";
  • The year of issuance;
  • The image of a vine with grapes and leaves.

 


Source: bnm.md

Settlements of Moldova and Diaspora

Mereni

Statut:
Sat
Prima atestare:
1475
Populația:
6174 locuitori

Mereni este un sat şi comună din raionul Anenii Noi. Din componenţa comunei fac parte localităţile Petrovca și Mereni. Localitatea se află la distanța de 25 km de orașul Anenii Noi și la 20 km de Chișinău. La recensămîntul din anul 2004, populaţia satului constituia 6174 de oameni. Satul Mereni a fost menționat documentar în anul 1475.

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