For sale this Extremely Rare Lithuanian Specimen banknote in UNC condition Item description : 5 Litai 1922. Size - 110 x 65 mm. Obverse: Portrait of a woman at the spinning wheel. The note is decorated throughout with various Lithuanian folk motifs.Printed at the Andreas Haase printing house in Prague, Czechoslovakia. The patterns of the litas note were designed by the artist Adomas Varnas who headed the commission supervising the printing in Prague. The text on the face of the permanent banknote series translates, Bank of Lithuania, Kaunas, November 16, 1922, Bank of Lithuania. One Litas contains 0.150462 grams of pure gold. Based on the gold standard, the litas at the time was worth U. Also contained on the face are the signatures of the officials of the Bank of Lithuania for the denominations 2 litas and higher: V. The various centas denominations and the 1 litas note were ordered by the Finance Ministry before the Bank of Lithuania was organized, and so contain Finance Ministry signatures.
In addition to the denomination designations, the backs of the 1922 series carry the warning which translates Counterfeiting Banknotes is Punishable by Law. I will try on my behalf to provide maximum information about the item such as: description of the listed item, it`s weight, dimensions and good quality pictures. The item "Extremely Rare Lithuanian currency Specimen Banknote 5 Litai issued in 1922 UNC" is in sale since Sunday, March 17, 2019. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Paper Money\ World\Collections & Lots".The seller is "valhalla-coins" and is located in London. This item can be shipped worldwide.