Wooden bridge in Lenora
Preparation of designs for the coin – competition conditions (pdf, 2,2 MB) – in Czech only
Technical preparation of the coin – competition results – in Czech only
On 28 May 2013 the Czech National Bank is putting into circulation the fifth of ten gold coins from the “Bridges” cycle. It depicts the wooden bridge over the Vltava in Lenora. The coin is minted from 999.9 purity gold and is issued in two versions, normal quality and proof quality, which differ in surface treatment and edge marking. Proof-quality coins have a highly polished field, a matt relief and a plain edge. Normal-quality coins have milled edges. The coin is 28 mm in diameter, weighs 15.55 g and is 1.85 mm thick. Deviations in diameter of 0.1 mm and thickness of 0.15 mm are allowed. Upward deviations in weight of 0.062 g and in gold content of 0.01% are permitted.
The obverse side of the coin shows a view through the inside of the wooden bridge in Lenora. A composition of stylised heraldic animals from the large national coat-of-arms of the Czech Republic – the Czech lion in the middle, the Moravian eagle on the right and the Silesian eagle on the left – is located above it. The name of the cycle in Czech “MOSTY”, the name of the state "ČESKÁ REPUBLIKA" and the denomination and abbreviated monetary unit “5000 Kč” are written around the left-hand, lower and right-hand edge of the coin. The mark of the Czech Mint, which minted the coin, is positioned between the words "MOSTY" and "ČESKÁ REPUBLIKA". The reverse side of the coin features the wooden bridge in Lenora depicted from the side. The coat-of-arms of the municipality of Lenora is positioned above it. The year of mintage “2013” and the inscription “DŘEVĚNÝ MOST V LENOŘE” are located around the left-hand, upper and right-hand edge of the coin. The designer of the coin is Miroslav Hric. His initials, made up of the intertwined letters "M" and "H", are situated at the right-hand edge of the coin.
Each coin comes with a red catalogue card containing a description and the relief of the coin.
The Czech National Bank sells its commemorative coins through contractual partners licensed to trade in numismatic material.