Two hundred lei

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Two hundred lei
(Romania)
Value 200 Romanian leu
Width 150 mm
Height 82 mm
Security features watermark, security thread, transparent window, microprinting, blacklight printing, micro perforations, latent writing, EURion constellation
Paper type polymer
Years of printing since 2006
Obverse
200 lei. Romania, 2006 a.jpg
Design Lucian Blaga, poppy, a poem of Blaga in a book
Designer National Bank of Romania
Design date 2006
Reverse
200 lei. Romania, 2006 b.jpg
Design A watermill and the Hamangia Thinker
Designer National Bank of Romania
Design date 2006

The two hundred lei banknote is one of the circulating denomination of the Romanian leu.[1]

The main color of the banknote is orange. It pictures, on the obverse a poet, Lucian Blaga, and on the reverse a watermill and a figurine known in Romania as the Hamangia Thinker (Romanian: Gânditorul de la Hamangia).

History[edit]

In the past, the denomination was also in the coin form, as follows:

First leu (1867-1947)

  • coin issues: 1942, 1945
Image Value Technical parameters Description Date of
Diameter Mass Composition Edge Obverse Reverse first minting withdrawal lapse
Coin Romania 200 lei 1942.jpg 200 lei 24 mm 6 g silver 0.835 "MIHAI I REGELE ROMANILOR" ("Michael I of Romania King of the Romanians"), effigy of the King 1942
Coin Romania 200 lei 1945.jpg 200 lei 27 mm 7.5 g brass wreath, crown on top, denomination in the middle 1945
These images are to scale at 2.5 pixels per millimetre. For table standards, see the coin specification table.

Second leu (1947-1952)

  • no issues

Third leu - ROL (1952-2005)

  • banknote issue: 1992
1992 Series
Image Value Dimensions Main Colour Description Date of
Obverse Reverse Obverse Reverse printing withdrawal
ROL 200 1992 obverse.jpg ROL 200 1992 reverse.jpg 200 L 155 × 76 mm Light brown Grigore Antipa Danube Delta December 1992 1993
These images are to scale at 0.7 pixel per millimetre. For table standards, see the banknote specification table.

Fourth leu - RON (since 2005)

  • banknote issue: 2006
2005 Series
Image Value Dimensions Printing Technique Main Colour Description Date of
Obverse Reverse Obverse Reverse Printing Issue
200 lei. Romania, 2006 a.jpg 200 lei. Romania, 2006 b.jpg 200 L 150 × 82 mm Intaglio Brown, orange Lucian Blaga, poppies A watermill and the Hamangia Thinker 2006–present 1 December 2006
These images are to scale at 0.7 pixel per millimetre. For table standards, see the banknote specification table.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Banca Naţională a României - 200 de lei - Lucian Blaga". www.bnr.ro (in Romanian). Retrieved August 4, 2016. 

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