Granite statue of King Mindaugas sitting on a throne with royal regalia – a sceptre and an orb – in his hands. The pedestal of the monument is covered with solar calendar symbols marking the most important pagan and Christian holidays.
Around the throne:
MYNDOUWE DEI GRA REX LITOWIE MCCLIII LIETUVOS KARALIUS MINDAUGAS
At the base:
1253. LIETUVOS KARALIAUS
(6 July 1253, coronation of the Lithuanian King Mindaugas)
VII.6. MINDAUGO KARŪNAVIMAS
Unveiled 6 July 2003, the day of celebration of the 750th anniversary of the crowning of Mindaugas.
- Regimantas Midvikis (Eidintai 1947),
Sources & Information
Location N 54°41'14" E 25°17'19"
Item Code: lt023; Photograph: 12 July 2013
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