Romania (Kingdom), Mihai I. Large Silver 100,000 Lei Crown. 25.16gm!
Mint Year: 1946 Reference: KM-71.
Denomination: 100,000 Lei Material: Silver (.700)
Weight: 25.16gm Diameter: 37mm
Obverse: Head of Michael I right. Designer´s signature (H. IONESCU) below.
Legend: MIHAI I REGELE ROMANILOR . 1946 .
Reverse: Veiled standing woman left, reaching open right hand towards a bird with olive branch in beak, leaning on crowned arms.
Legend: ROMANIA 100000 LEI
Michael (born October 25, 1921) reigned as King of the Romanians (Romanian: Maiestatea Sa Mihai I Regele Românilor, literally “His Majesty Michael I King of the Romanians”) from July 20, 1927 to June 8, 1930, and again from September 6, 1940, until forced to abdicate by the communists backed up by orders of Stalin to the Soviet armies of occupation on December 30, 1947. He is also a Prince of Hohenzollern. A great-great-grandson of Queen Victoria by both of his parents and a third cousin of Queen Elizabeth II, he is one of the last surviving heads of state from World War II, the others being Simeon II of Bulgaria and former King Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia. Only