Ten Senti 1992, Coin from Estonia - detailed information

Ten Senti 1992, Coin from Estonia (demonetised 2011)
CoinTen Senti 1992

The second Estonian kroon currency was introduced in 1992, after Estonia gained independence from the USSR. The kroon was subdivided into 100 cents (senti; singular sent). The ten senti coin was the second smallest denomination issued into circulation after the five senti (coins with lower values were never made).

Coins issued in 1992 circulated for 19 years until 15 January 2011 when they were demonetised and replaced with the Euro, when Estonia joined the Euro currency.

MintJuveel Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage31,280,000 (31.3 million), Rarity: C (Common)
Estonia / Ten Senti 1992 - obverse photo

The obverse depicts the three lions passant gardant (walking to left, facing the observer) of the Coat of Arms of Estonia. The date 1992 is divided by the lions.

Obverse Inscription 1992
Estonia / Ten Senti 1992 - reverse photo

At centre, the numeral value 10, below that the denomination SENTI. Around above, · EESTI VABARIIK · (Republic of Estonia).

Reverse Inscription 10 SENTI · EESTI VABARIIK ·
EdgePlainEdge InscriptionNone

The mintage figure of 31,280,000 includes coins dated 1991.

Ten Senti 1992: Known varieties
Variety In mint sets
Mintage Issued: 20,000

Brilliant uncirculated coin in mint sets called Estonian Coinset 1992 containing the five circulating denominations, issued by Eesti Pank (Bank of Estonia), in numbered folders. Mintage of the sets was 20,000; it is not clear if that number was counted as part of the total mintage of the year.

Royal Mint
Royal Mint
Ten Senti 1992: Details
CurrencyKroon (Second Kroon, 1992 - 2011)
Coin TypeTen Senti
SymbolCoat of Arms of Estonia
Face Value10 (x Sent)
Circulation Mintage31,280,000 (31.3 million)
Total Mintage31,280,000 (31.3 million), Rarity: C (Common)
CurrentNo; demonetised 2011
DesignerAnts Raud, Arseni Mölder
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size17.2000 mm
Thickness1.2000 mm
Mass1.8700 g
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Ten Senti 1992: Photos
Coin, Estonia, 10 Senti, 1992
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Ten Senti 1992: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsEstonia KM# 22
Schön, WeltmünzkatalogEstland Schön# 23