Lipa: coin from Republic of Croatia (1993-...); 1/100 kuna


20 lipa, 2003: Republic of Croatia (Croatian text)

20 lipa, 2003: Republic of Croatia (Croatian text)

Modern Croatian coins, including lipa, are issued in two versions: with obverse legends in Croatian and in Latin.

REPUBLIKA HRVATSKA: Republic of Croatia.

Croatian national ornament + branch of a flowering linden.

The coat of arms of the Republic of Croatia: one main shield and five smaller shields which form a crown over the main shield. The main coat of arms is a checkerboard that consists of 13 red and 12 white fields. The five smaller shields represent five different historical regions within Croatia: the oldest known Croatian coat of arms, coats of arms of the Dubrovnik Republic, Dalmatia, Istria and Slavonia.

MASLINA: olive (branch with olives).

Date with dot.

Coin design: Kuzma Kovačić — a Croatian academic sculptor and professor. He designed circulation Croatian coins: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 lipa and 1, 2, 5, 25 kuna.

Mintage: 42.780.000.

Mint: Croatian Monetary Institute.

  • Nickel plated steel: 18.5 mm - 2.9 g
  • Reference price: 0.2$

COIN LIPA — WHERE & WHEN (coins catalog: by names & emitents)
  1. REPUBLIC OF CROATIA (1993-2022): lipa = 1/100 kuna

The name of the coin lipa comes from the name of the tree of the same name — linden ("lipa" in Croatian), — that was traditionally planted around marketplaces in Croatia during the early modern period.