The National Bank of Georgia released Collector Coins to celebrate the 100 years Anniversary of the establishment of the First Central Bank
The National Bank of Georgia is celebrating 100 years anniversary. The celebratory event was held on October 1st. The event, which was held in the historical building of the National Bank - National Parliamentary Library of Georgia was attended by the members of the legislative and executive body of Georgia, representatives of the financial sector, international organizations and diplomatic corps.
Throughout the year 2019, numerous events have been held dedicated to the anniversary - public lectures, competitions, exhibitions and etc. Partner organizations have congratulated the National Bank with 100 years anniversary.
The guest, who attended the event, saw a documentary video, which portrayed historical shots of opening ceremony on the NBG and the period of 1919.
Within the frameworks of the anniversary, with the initiative and support of the National Bank of Georgia, a book "The State Bank of Georgia 1919-1921" was published. It's worth mentioning, that the author of the book is an employee of the Kvareli Money Museum, Roland Spanderashvili. Roland is a historian and the author of various scientific publications. The books were gifted to the National Parliamentary Library of Georgia.
"The National Bank of Georgia is 100 years old! It is an exceptional honor and an enormous responsibility, to be the Governor of the National Bank, with a century lasting history. The work of the NBG has been evaluated positively by numerous international, prestigious organizations. These evaluations are based on researches, interviews, inquiries, not only in Georgia, but also in our partner countries. It is the result of shared international experience within the banking supervision, that two Georgian Banks are listed on international stocks and have attained the trust of international investors. I would like to congratulate to our citizens, and especially to the employees of the National Bank of Georgia - thank you for loyalty and your contribution in the development of the National Bank,"- stated Koba Gvenetadze.
The Governor of the National Bank of Georgia presented 5 Lari Silver Collector coin to the public, which is dedicated to the anniversary date. The coins have been struck by the Lithuanian Mint, the selling price of the coin is 75₾ and it is available for purchase starting today.
The main composition of the obverse of the coin represents the logo of the National Bank of Georgia and stylized image of the building, where the National Bank of Georgia is currently placed. Inscriptions include: "The National Bank of Georgia" and "5₾". The coin is decorated with a crystal from Swarovski.
The main composition of the reverse of the coin represents the building, where the First Central Bank was established and was functioning in 1919 (today's National Parliamentary Library of Georgia, Building I). Inscriptions include "5 Lari", "1919 . 2019" and "Georgia" both in English and Georgian.
Face Value: 5 Lari
Metal: Ag 925
Year of issue: 2019
Designer: Nita Gongadze
The coin has been struck in: Lithuanian Mint