COIN
10 BANI Romania 2008
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GENERAL INFORMATION
Country
ROMANIA
Denomination
1 ROMANIA LEU
Minted Date/Year
2005 CE
Coin Type
Circulation Coin
Punch / Orientation
↑↓ Coin
Front Legend
ROMANIA 2008
Back Legend
10 BANI
Head of State
Semi-presidential republic
Mint
ROMANIA
Coin Edge
Milled/Reeded - Vertical
Coin Shape
Round - Circular
Diameter
20.55 mm
Weight
4 g
Thickness
1.8 mm
IN COLLECTION CONDITION
Preliminary
Normal
Condition
Extremely Fine
10 BANI Romania 2008
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It was reintroduced on 1 July 2005 and is the second-largest denomination coin in Romania. In addition to Romania%2C it has been minted in the%26nbsp%3B%3C/span%3EUnited Kingdom%3Cspan style%3D%22font-family%3Asans-serif%3B font-size%3A13px%22%3E%26nbsp%3B%281867%29%2C%26nbsp%3B%3C/span%3EBelgium%3Cspan style%3D%22font-family%3Asans-serif%3B font-size%3A13px%22%3E%26nbsp%3B%281900%2C 1905-1906%29%2C%26nbsp%3B%3C/span%3EGermany%3Cspan style%3D%22font-family%3Asans-serif%3B font-size%3A13px%22%3E%26nbsp%3B%281906%29 and%3C/span%3ERussia%3Cspan style%3D%22font-family%3Asans-serif%3B font-size%3A13px%22%3E%26nbsp%3B%281952%29.%3C/span%3E%3Cbr /%3E%0A%26nbsp%3B%0A%3Ch3%3EPrincipality of Romania%3C/h3%3E%0A%0A%3Cdiv%3E%0A%3Cdiv style%3D%22text-align%3Acenter%22%3E%3Cimg alt%3D%22%22 class%3D%22thumbimage%22 src%3D%22https%3A//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/c/c7/Bani10-1867.jpg/200px-Bani10-1867.jpg%22 style%3D%22background-color%3Argb%28255%2C 255%2C 255%29%3B border%3A1px solid rgb%28204%2C 204%2C 204%29%3B height%3A99px%3B vertical-align%3Amiddle%3B width%3A200px%22 /%3E%0A%3Cdiv style%3D%22text-align%3Aleft%22%3E%0A%3Cdiv style%3D%22margin-left%3A3px%22%3E%3Cimg alt%3D%22%22 src%3D%22https%3A//bits.wikimedia.org/static-1.22wmf7/skins/common/images/magnify-clip.png%22 style%3D%22background-image%3Anone %21important%3B background-position%3Ainitial initial %21important%3B background-repeat%3Ainitial initial %21important%3B border%3Anone %21important%3B display%3Ablock%3B height%3A11px%3B vertical-align%3Amiddle%3B width%3A15px%22 /%3E%3C/div%3E%0ABoth sides of a Watt %26amp%3B Co. ten-bani coin minted in 1867 for the%26nbsp%3BPrincipality of Romania%3C/div%3E%0A%3C/div%3E%0A%3C/div%3E%0A%0A%3Cp%3EThe first ten-bani coin was struck in 1867 by two different mints in%26nbsp%3BBirmingham%2C%26nbsp%3BEngland%3AHeaton%26nbsp%3Band Watt %26amp%3B Co. The coin measured 30mm in diameter and weighed 10g. It was composed of 95%25%26nbsp%3Bcopper%2C 4%25%26nbsp%3Btin%26nbsp%3Band 1%25%26nbsp%3Bzinc. The obverse featured the name of the country and its coat of arms. The reverse featured the denomination within a laurel branch and oakbranch. The denomination within the wreath read%26nbsp%3B%3Cem%3E10 BANI%3C/em%3E%26nbsp%3Band 1867. Each mint struck 12.5 million of the coin. Watt %26amp%3B Co. used the%26nbsp%3Bmintmark%26nbsp%3B%3Cem%3EWATT %26amp%3B Co%3C/em%3E%26nbsp%3Bbelow the wreath while Heaton used one of%26nbsp%3B%3Cem%3EHEATON%3C/em%3E. The coins entered circulation on 1 January 1868.%3C/p%3E%0A%0A%3Ch3%3EKingdom of Romania%3C/h3%3E%0A%0A%3Ch3%3E%3Cspan style%3D%22font-size%3A13px%22%3EA second ten-bani coin was struck only in 1900%2C in%3C/span%3E%3Cspan style%3D%22font-size%3A13px%22%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C/span%3EBrussels%3Cspan style%3D%22font-size%3A13px%22%3E%2C%3C/span%3E%3Cspan style%3D%22font-size%3A13px%22%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C/span%3EBelgium%3Cspan style%3D%22font-size%3A13px%22%3E. It measured 19mm in diameter and weighed 3.5g. It was made of 75%25 copper and 25%25%3C/span%3E%3Cspan style%3D%22font-size%3A13px%22%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C/span%3Enickel%3Cspan style%3D%22font-size%3A13px%22%3E. Its obverse featured the crown of Romania above the date within a wreath of a laurel branch and oak branch. The reverse featured the denomination and name of the country. A total of 15 million were issued.%3C/span%3E%3C/h3%3E%0A%0A%3Cp%3EThe third ten-bani coin entered circulation in 1905 and also saw issue the following year. Although the same diameter and composition%2C it weighed 0.5g less %284g%29 due to a hole through the centre. On the obverse%2C the crown was placed above the hole and the name of the country was written on a scroll underneath. The reverse featured the denomination at the top%2C a rose on each side of the middle and the year at the bottom. The coins were designed by Anton Scharff%2C chief engraver at the%26nbsp%3BAustrian Mint%26nbsp%3Bin%26nbsp%3BVienna. The 10.82 million coins of 1905 were minted exclusively at Brussels while in 1906 17 million from%26nbsp%3BHamburg%2C%26nbsp%3BGermany%26nbsp%3Bsupplemented 24.18 million from Brussels. The Hamburg-struck coins feature a %26%2339%3BJ%26%2339%3B mintmark below the scroll on the obverse while those of Brussels are without a mintmark.%3C/p%3E%0A%0A%3Ch3%3EPeople%26%2339%3Bs Republic of Romania%3C/h3%3E%0A%0A%3Ch3%3E%3Cspan style%3D%22font-size%3A13px%22%3EThe denomination returned in 1952 under communist rule. The new coin was 17.5mm in diamteter and weighed 1.8g. It was composed of 80%25 copper and 10%25%25%3C/span%3E%3Cspan style%3D%22font-size%3A13px%22%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C/span%3Ealuminium%3Cspan style%3D%22font-size%3A13px%22%3E. The obverse featured Romania%26%2339%3Bs communist coat of arms with the inscription around of%3C/span%3E%3Cem%3EREPUBLICA POPULARA ROMANA%3C/em%3E%3Cspan style%3D%22font-size%3A13px%22%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C/span%3E%3Cspan style%3D%22font-size%3A13px%22%3E%28Romanian People%26%2339%3Bs Republic%29. The reverse had the denomination and year in plain type in an oak wreath. The coin was struck in%3C/span%3E%3Cspan style%3D%22font-size%3A13px%22%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C/span%3EMoscow%3Cspan style%3D%22font-size%3A13px%22%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C/span%3E%3Cspan style%3D%22font-size%3A13px%22%3Ein Soviet%3C/span%3E%3Cspan style%3D%22font-size%3A13px%22%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C/span%3ERussia%3Cspan style%3D%22font-size%3A13px%22%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C/span%3E%3Cspan style%3D%22font-size%3A13px%22%3Eand 37.9 million were issued in 1952.%3C/span%3E%3Cspan style%3D%22font-size%3A13px%22%3EIn 1953 a star was added to the top of the coat of arms to make them similar to those of other communist nations and minting switched to%3C/span%3E%3Cspan style%3D%22font-size%3A13px%22%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C/span%3EBucharest%3Cspan style%3D%22font-size%3A13px%22%3E%2C Romania%26%2339%3Bs capital%2C which produced 1.6 million. While the weight remained the same%2C 0.5mm was taken off the diameter.%3C/span%3E%3Cspan style%3D%22font-size%3A13px%22%3EThe coins minted in 1955 and 1956 were 17.5mm%2C and the inscription used the word%3C/span%3E%3Cspan style%3D%22font-size%3A13px%22%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C/span%3E%3Cem%3EROMINA%3C/em%3E%3Cspan style%3D%22font-size%3A13px%22%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C/span%3E%3Cspan style%3D%22font-size%3A13px%22%3Einstead of%3C/span%3E%3Cspan style%3D%22font-size%3A13px%22%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C/span%3E%3Cem%3EROMANA%3C/em%3E%3Cspan style%3D%22font-size%3A13px%22%3E. In 1955 4.1 million were minted and the following year 18.4 million.%3C/span%3E%3C/h3%3E%0A%0A%3Ch3%3EPost-People%26%2339%3Bs Republic%3C/h3%3E%0A%0A%3Ch3%3E%3Cspan style%3D%22font-size%3A13px%22%3EIn the%3C/span%3E%3Cspan style%3D%22font-size%3A13px%22%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C/span%3ESocialist Republic of Romania%3Cspan style%3D%22font-size%3A13px%22%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C/span%3E%3Cspan style%3D%22font-size%3A13px%22%3E%28proclaimed 1965%29 ten-bani coins were replaced with fifteen-bani coins. Following the return of democracy to Romania in 1990%2C hyperinflation took place which made bani coins obsolete. However%2C on 1 July 2005%2C Romania redenominated its currency at 10%2C000 old lei to 1 new leu. The 1%2C000 lei coin%2C in use since 2000%2C was replaced by the new ten-bani. Early issues of the coin%2C from its first year 2005%2C have a diameter 0.1mm narrower than the official measurements.%3C/span%3E%3C/h3%3E%0A%26nbsp%3B%0A%0A%3Ctable cellspacing%3D%223%22 class%3D%22infobox vevent%22 style%3D%22background-color%3Argb%28249%2C 249%2C 249%29%3B border-spacing%3A3px%3B border%3A1px solid rgb%28170%2C 170%2C 170%29%3B clear%3Aright%3B color%3Argb%280%2C 0%2C 0%29%3B font-family%3Asans-serif%3B font-size%3A11px%3B line-height%3A1.5em%3B margin%3A0.5em 0px 0.5em 1em%3B padding%3A0.2em%3B width%3A22em%22%3E%0A%09%3Ccaption%3ETen bani%3C/caption%3E%0A%09%3Ctbody%3E%0A%09%09%3Ctr%3E%0A%09%09%09%3Ctd colspan%3D%222%22 style%3D%22text-align%3Acenter%3B vertical-align%3Atop%22%3E%3Cstrong%3ERomania%3C/strong%3E%3C/td%3E%0A%09%09%3C/tr%3E%0A%09%09%3Ctr%3E%0A%09%09%09%3Cth scope%3D%22row%22 style%3D%22vertical-align%3Atop%3B white-space%3Anowrap%22%3EValue%3C/th%3E%0A%09%09%09%3Ctd style%3D%22vertical-align%3Atop%22%3E0.10%26nbsp%3BRomanian leu%3C/td%3E%0A%09%09%3C/tr%3E%0A%09%09%3Ctr%3E%0A%09%09%09%3Cth scope%3D%22row%22 style%3D%22vertical-align%3Atop%3B white-space%3Anowrap%22%3EMass%3C/th%3E%0A%09%09%09%3Ctd style%3D%22vertical-align%3Atop%22%3E4.0%26nbsp%3Bg%3C/td%3E%0A%09%09%3C/tr%3E%0A%09%09%3Ctr%3E%0A%09%09%09%3Cth scope%3D%22row%22 style%3D%22vertical-align%3Atop%3B white-space%3Anowrap%22%3EDiameter%3C/th%3E%0A%09%09%09%3Ctd style%3D%22vertical-align%3Atop%22%3E20.5%26nbsp%3Bmm%3C/td%3E%0A%09%09%3C/tr%3E%0A%09%09%3Ctr%3E%0A%09%09%09%3Cth scope%3D%22row%22 style%3D%22vertical-align%3Atop%3B white-space%3Anowrap%22%3EThickness%3C/th%3E%0A%09%09%09%3Ctd style%3D%22vertical-align%3Atop%22%3E1.8%26nbsp%3Bmm%3C/td%3E%0A%09%09%3C/tr%3E%0A%09%09%3Ctr%3E%0A%09%09%09%3Cth scope%3D%22row%22 style%3D%22vertical-align%3Atop%3B white-space%3Anowrap%22%3EEdge%3C/th%3E%0A%09%09%09%3Ctd style%3D%22vertical-align%3Atop%22%3EIntermittently twenty reeds and plain %28three times%29%3C/td%3E%0A%09%09%3C/tr%3E%0A%09%09%3Ctr%3E%0A%09%09%09%3Cth scope%3D%22row%22 style%3D%22vertical-align%3Atop%3B white-space%3Anowrap%22%3EComposition%3C/th%3E%0A%09%09%09%3Ctd style%3D%22vertical-align%3Atop%22%3ENickel-plated%26nbsp%3Bsteel%3C/td%3E%0A%09%09%3C/tr%3E%0A%09%09%3Ctr%3E%0A%09%09%09%3Cth scope%3D%22row%22 style%3D%22vertical-align%3Atop%3B white-space%3Anowrap%22%3EYears of minting%3C/th%3E%0A%09%09%09%3Ctd style%3D%22vertical-align%3Atop%22%3E1867%2C 1900%2C 1905-1906%2C 1952-1956%2C 2005-present%3C/td%3E%0A%09%09%3C/tr%3E%0A%09%09%3Ctr%3E%0A%09%09%09%3Cth colspan%3D%222%22 style%3D%22text-align%3Acenter%3B vertical-align%3Atop%22%3EObverse%3C/th%3E%0A%09%09%3C/tr%3E%0A%09%09%3Ctr%3E%0A%09%09%09%3Ctd colspan%3D%222%22 style%3D%22text-align%3Acenter%3B vertical-align%3Atop%22%3E%3Cimg alt%3D%2210 bani 2005 obverse.jpg%22 src%3D%22https%3A//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/63/10_bani_2005_obverse.jpg%22 style%3D%22border%3Anone%3B height%3A188px%3B vertical-align%3Amiddle%3B width%3A200px%22 /%3E%3C/td%3E%0A%09%09%3C/tr%3E%0A%09%09%3Ctr%3E%0A%09%09%09%3Cth scope%3D%22row%22 style%3D%22vertical-align%3Atop%3B white-space%3Anowrap%22%3EDesign%3C/th%3E%0A%09%09%09%3Ctd style%3D%22vertical-align%3Atop%22%3E%26%2339%3BROMANIA%26%2339%3B%2C%26nbsp%3BCoat of arms%2C eight four-pointed stars%2C year of minting%3C/td%3E%0A%09%09%3C/tr%3E%0A%09%09%3Ctr%3E%0A%09%09%09%3Cth scope%3D%22row%22 style%3D%22vertical-align%3Atop%3B white-space%3Anowrap%22%3EDesign date%3C/th%3E%0A%09%09%09%3Ctd style%3D%22vertical-align%3Atop%22%3E2004/2005%3C/td%3E%0A%09%09%3C/tr%3E%0A%09%09%3Ctr%3E%0A%09%09%09%3Cth colspan%3D%222%22 style%3D%22text-align%3Acenter%3B vertical-align%3Atop%22%3EReverse%3C/th%3E%0A%09%09%3C/tr%3E%0A%09%09%3Ctr%3E%0A%09%09%09%3Ctd colspan%3D%222%22 style%3D%22text-align%3Acenter%3B vertical-align%3Atop%22%3E%3Cimg alt%3D%2210 bani 2005 reverse.jpg%22 src%3D%22https%3A//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/50/10_bani_2005_reverse.jpg%22 style%3D%22border%3Anone%3B height%3A192px%3B vertical-align%3Amiddle%3B width%3A200px%22 /%3E%3C/td%3E%0A%09%09%3C/tr%3E%0A%09%09%3Ctr%3E%0A%09%09%09%3Cth scope%3D%22row%22 style%3D%22vertical-align%3Atop%3B white-space%3Anowrap%22%3EDesign%3C/th%3E%0A%09%09%09%3Ctd style%3D%22vertical-align%3Atop%22%3E10 BANI%3C/td%3E%0A%09%09%3C/tr%3E%0A%09%09%3Ctr%3E%0A%09%09%09%3Cth scope%3D%22row%22 style%3D%22vertical-align%3Atop%3B white-space%3Anowrap%22%3EDesign date%3C/th%3E%0A%09%09%09%3Ctd style%3D%22vertical-align%3Atop%22%3E2004/2005%3C/td%3E%0A%09%09%3C/tr%3E%0A%09%3C/tbody%3E%0A%3C/table%3E%0A%3Cbr /%3E%0A%26nbsp%3B
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