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Latvijas Banka is issuing a collector coin dedicated to marriage

11.06.2021

On Tuesday, 15 June, Latvijas Banka is issuing a silver collector coin "YES or YES" dedicated to marriage. Symbolically, the authors of the coin design are Krista and Reinis Dzudzilo, a married creative tandem. This is their début in coin art.

The authors' concept of the coin is as follows: in marriage traditions, two people are asked a question, expecting an affirmative answer. This is a coin of an absolute affirmative, with its both sides happily saying "YES". The obverse and the reverse become one. They denote one belief, one answer, one being consisting of two individuals. Both sides of the coin are like each other's reflection, and there is no way knowing which was the first.

The golden answers are encircled by the edge of the coin, a golden circle – an ideal shape which is always at its beginning and on an eternal journey that never ends, just like love.

When flipping a coin, the choice between two alternatives is made depending on whether the coin lands heads or tails side up. This coin changes the rules of the game, as there is no room for failure. You just have to ask the right question.

This coin will be an excellent gift for the couples getting married this summer and saying "YES" to each other on this occasion. The gold plated edge of the coin with the inscription 2021 encircles the affirmative answer of both sides like a ring.

Collector coin "Yes or Yes"

For the attention of the interested parties:

The coin will be available for purchase only on the website e-monetas.lv from 12.00 (noon) on 15 June. Due to the Covid19 pandemic, the new numismatic products will not be available at the Cashier's Office of Latvijas Banka. It will be possible to receive the coins purchased on the website e-monetas.lv by post only.

The graphic design of the collector coin was created by artists Krista un Reinis Dzudzilo and modelled by Jānis Strupulis.

Video about the coin is available here.

The coin was struck by Mennica Polska S.A. (Poland).
Price: EUR 53.
Mintage: 3000 coins.
Purchase limit: 1 coin.

Collector Coin Programme for 2021

16.04.2021

This year, Latvijas Banka intends to issue several collector coins. They will be dedicated to the following topics relevant to Latvia:

  • A gold coin "The Key".
  • A coin dedicated to the wedding theme.
  • A coin dedicated to the theme of luck.
  • A coin dedicated to the spirit of exploration.

Information about the fifth collector coin will be provided later.

On 20 January 2021, Latvijas Banka issued a 2 euro commemorative coin dedicated to the 100th anniversary of de iure recognition of the Republic of Latvia in gift packaging and in souvenir sets. There are no plans to issue a second 2 euro commemorative coin this year.

The issue dates will be announced shortly before the coins are available for purchase.

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2 euro commemorative coin "Latvia de iure 100" available only online in gift packaging and in souvenir sets

15.01.2021

On Wednesday, 20 January, Latvijas Banka will issue a 2 euro commemorative coin dedicated to the 100th anniversary of de iure recognition of the Republic of Latvia.

Please be informed that the coin will be available for purchase only on the website e-monetas.lv from 12.00 (noon) on 20 January. The new commemorative coin will be available for purchase only in gift packaging and in souvenir sets.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the new numismatic products will not be available at the Cashier's Offices of Latvijas BankaFor the time beingthe coins purchased on the website e-monetas.lv will be delivered by post only.

The new 2 euro commemorative coins, both individual coins and coins in rolls, will be temporarily unavailable for circulation. Once the situation stabilises, Latvijas Banka will put into circulation a total of 400 000 coins, and the public will be notified thereof in a timely manner.

World War I brought fundamental changes to the political map of Europe. Several new states were established, including the Republic of Latvia which was proclaimed in Riga on 18 November 1918. This date is embedded in the nation's historical consciousness as Latvia's birthday. However, the War of Independence continued in Latvia. In 1920, the Latvian Government gained full control over the entire territory of Latvia. From then on, intensive diplomatic efforts to attain Latvia's international de iure recognition were launched.

On 26 January 1921, at 5 p.m., the Supreme Council of Allied Powers notified the Latvian delegation that Latvia had received the international de iure recognition. This granted Latvia the status of a subject of international law and opened the door for Latvia to enter the League of Nations. Latvians have always remained united by their sense of nationhood, love for their homeland, and the national anthem "God Bless Latvia!", and during the years of the Soviet and Nazi occupation the legal continuity of the Latvian State was preserved by Latvia's diplomats in the Western countries. The restoration of Latvia's independence and further strengthening of Latvia's statehood is an achievement confirming that Latvia's de iure recognition is irrevocable.

The author of the graphic design of the national side of the new commemorative coin is artist Zane Ernštreite. The author of the common side of the coin is artist Luc Luycx, and the material and size of the coin are the same as those of other 2 euro circulation coins.

The price of the 2 euro coin in Brilliant Uncirculated quality available in gift packaging is 7.90 euro, and the purchase limit for one buyer is 5 pieces (total mintage: 5000 pieces), while the price of the circulation coin set is 25.00 euro, and the purchase limit for one buyer – 5 sets (total mintage: 7000 sets).

The national side of the commemorative coin bears the inscription "100 LATVIJA DE IURE" as well as the year of issue (2021). At the same time, the inscription "Latvija" also indicates the country of issue. The edge of the coin, like all other 2 euro circulation coins of the Republic of Latvia, features the inscription "DIEVS * SVĒTĪ * LATVIJU *" (God bless Latvia). The new 2 euro coin has been minted by Staatliche Münze Baden-Württemberg (Germany).

The souvenir set "Latvia de iure 100" contains the euro circulation coins issued in 2021 whose nominal value ranges between 1 cent and 2 euro, including the new 2 euro commemorative coin.

"Latvia de iure 100" will be the only 2 euro commemorative coin issued by Latvijas Banka this year. 

Latvijas Banka is issuing a collector coin "Personal Freedom"

08.12.2020

On Friday, 11 December, Latvijas Banka is issuing a collector coin "Personal Freedom"; this is a debut of Beate Šņuka, a young and promising designer, in coin art.

In 2019, Latvijas Banka had invited students representing various sectors to a discussion on the contemporary meaning of personal freedom. The artist of this coin, dedicated to a philosophical theme, has chosen to symbolically feature the idea that the limits of our freedom are where another individual's rights begin. She has depicted these limits by creating regular adjacent hexagonal pyramids and applying various finish techniques.

For the attention of the interested parties!

The purchase of coins will be possible only on the website e-monetas.lv from 12.00 (noon) on 11 December. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the new numismatic products will not be available at the Cashier's Office of Latvijas Banka. It will be possible to receive the coins purchased on the website e-monetas.lv either by post or to pick them up at the Cashier's Office of Latvijas Banka.

Please note that should the epidemiological situation worsen, the procedure of collecting/delivery of the purchased numismatic products may be subject to change. In such a case, customers will be notified. In view of the uncertain situation, for your own safety we would advise you to consider and, to the extent possible, choose delivery by post.

The silver collector coin "Personal Freedom" is dedicated to a particularly topical theme today when the development of technologies allows everyone to freely express themselves on any issue whatsoever. This makes one think of the limits of our free will and the importance of respecting actions and opinions of others. Our behaviour affects the society to the same extent as the society influences us. We will be free as long as we respect the social norms set by the society and the society respects the independence of each and every one.

The obverse and reverse of the coin features regular hexagonal pyramids, with their faces covered by frosting of different intensity, black colour print, gold plating or mirror surface. Multi-faceted individuals, each with a unique set of personality traits manifested in their actions, thinking and emotional reactions, constitute the society where each and every one has his/her rights and duties, understanding of the social norms and personal freedom.

The graphic design of the collector coin was created by artist Beate Šņuka.

The coin was struck by Mennica Polska S.A. (Poland).
Price: EUR 53.
Mintage: 3500 coins.
Purchase limit: 4 coins.

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Latvijas Banka is issuing a unique collector coin dedicated to a historical theme

19.11.2020

On Tuesday, 24 November, Latvijas Banka is issuing a unique collector coin "Ventastega", dedicated to the fossil remains of Ventastega curonica, a Devonian period animal, one of the most important discoveries in geology and palaeontology.

For the attention of the media and interested parties!

The purchase of coins will be possible only on the website e-monetas.lv from 12.00 (noon) on 24 November. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the new numismatic products will not be available at the Cashier's Office of Latvijas Banka. It will be possible to receive the coins purchased on the website e-monetas.lv either by post or to pick them up at the Cashier's Office of Latvijas Banka.

Please note that Should the epidemiological situation worsen, the procedure of collecting/delivery of the purchased numismatic products may be subject to change. In such a case, customers will be notified. In view of the uncertain situation, for your own safety we would advise you to consider and, to the extent possible, choose delivery by post.

The silver collector coin of Latvijas Banka is dedicated to an original and outstanding evidence of Latvian history providing an opportunity to learn about and understand the course of evolution, thus making the finding of Latvia's scientists particularly important globally.

The fossil remains of Ventastega curonica were found at rock exposures in the Venta River basin near Skrunda in Kurzeme. The name of the species bears reference to the Venta and Kurzeme, and by this name this animal is recognised among scientists and prehistory enthusiasts all over the world. Ventastega was a four-legged predator, with its length slightly over one metre; it lived approximately 365 million years ago. At that time, the territory of the present-day Latvia was located some degrees to the South from the equator, at the south-eastern edge of the palaeocontinent of Euramerica.

Rocks and the fossils of animals and plants preserved in them are the only evidence from so ancient times. Just a few findings of Devonian tetrapod fossils are known today. Therefore, the findings of Latvian ventastega and the related lobe-finned fish are of considerable scientific importance in learning about the evolution of vertebrates.

This coin is special as the ventastega's skeleton is marked with photo luminescent print. Keep the coin in direct bright light for at least 40 seconds; then look at it in the dark - ventastega's skeleton will glow.

The graphic design and plaster model of the collector coin was created by artist Ivars Drulle.

The coin was struck by Koninklijke Nederlandse Munt (the Netherlands).
Price: EUR 48.
Maximum mintage: 3 000 coins.
Purchase limit: 5 coins.

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Latvijas Banka is issuing a collector coin "Linden Leaf"

29.10.2020

On Tuesday, 3 November, Latvijas Banka is issuing a silver collector coin "Linden Leaf" dedicated to ecology, emphasizing the importance of taking good care of our environment.

For the attention of the media and interested parties!

The purchase of coins will be possible only on the website e-monetas.lv from 12.00 (noon) on 3 November. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the new numismatic products will not be available at the Cashier's Office of Latvijas Banka. It will be possible to receive the coins purchased on the website e-monetas.lv either by post or to pick them up at the Cashier's Office of Latvijas Banka. Should you choose to pick them up at Latvijas Banka, please note that wearing a face mask covering your mouth and nose is mandatory during your visit at the entrance hall and Cashier's Office of Latvijas Banka.

Ecology has become a major topic of our daily agenda because of the substantial changes affecting our environment. With increasingly greater numbers of people moving to urban areas, one of the most important tasks of urban developers is to make cities as pleasant to live in and green as possible. This has resulted in the concept of a sustainable city where everything is in balance with the environment.

Unlike many other big cities, Riga is comparatively green. This quality is becoming more essential with more urban development. Green areas improve the microclimate since they purify the air and water, thus improving human health. They are both a cultural heritage and part of an easy economical solution to reduce the human impact on the environment.

Like a leaf has its venation pattern, a city also has a network of streets, overpasses and roads. The network of Riga streets has been designed for people, connecting them with places in the urban environment, similar to the veins of a leaf transporting substances throughout the leaf. The linden tree is one of the most common and resistant trees you can find in Riga. At the same time, this tree, which lives up to 200–300 years, symbolises one of the most precious resources of the city. Linden trees capture large amounts of dust and give city dwellers clean air in return. In a year, one healthy tree produces oxygen for at least 10 people. Nowadays, this common and simple component of nature has to be appreciated and cherished.

Urban nature is extremely beneficial but also critically vulnerable.  This is the balance humans have to strike to preserve their urban environment livable. We can all make our contribution to shaping a greener and more pleasant urban environment by changing or adapting our daily habits.

The collector coin dedicated to ecology was developed as an environment-friendly project: recycled silver was used for minting, and recycled paper was used for producing its packaging and informational materials.

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The graphic design of the collector coin was created by artist Mārcis Kalniņš, and the author of the plaster model was Ligita Franckeviča.

The coin was struck by Koninklijke Nederlandse Munt (the Netherlands).

Price: EUR 53.
Maximum mintage: 5000 coins.
Purchase limit: 5 coins.

Latvijas Banka is issuing a collector coin "Modernism in Latvia. The 1960s"

01.10.2020

On Tuesday, 6 October, Latvijas Banka is issuing a silver collector coin "Modernism in Latvia. The 1960s".

For the attention of the media and interested parties!

The purchase of coins will be possible only on the website e-monetas.lv from 12.00 (noon) on 6 October. In view of the Covid-19 pandemic restrictions, the new numismatic products will not be sold at the Cashier's Office of Latvijas Banka. It will be possible to receive the coins purchased on the website e-monetas.lv either by post or to pick them up at the Cashier's Office of Latvijas Banka. For the convenience of customers and to reduce the COVID-19-related risks, the time for picking up the coins purchased on the website e-monetas.lv has been extended to 20 businxdess days.

The new collector coin is dedicated to art in Latvia in the 1960s, known as the period of the Thaw, associated with the political developments of that time. The Thaw brought about hope for a higher degree of freedom and well-being; and culture and art also saw an opportunity of a relative revolution.

To show the characteristic trends of the above period, the coin features graphic elements from the works of some well-known authors of that time: architect Marta Zigrīda Staņa and artists Zina Ulste, Gunārs Kirke and Uldis Razums. 

The graphic design of the collector coin "Modernism in Latvia. The 1960s" was created by artist Sandra Krastiņa, and the author of the plaster model was Jānis Strupulis.

The coin was struck by UAB Lietuvos monetų kalykla (Lithuania).
Price: EUR 56.
Maximum mintage: 3000 coins.
Purchase limit: 4 coins.

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Latvijas Banka is issuing a 2 euro commemorative coin "Latgalian Ceramics" available solely in gift packaging and as part of souvenir sets online only

01.06.2020

On Friday, 5 June, Latvijas Banka is issuing a 2 euro commemorative coin "Latgalian Ceramics".

For the attention of the media and interested parties!

The purchase of coins will be possible only on the website e-monetas.lv from 12.00 on 5 June. The new commemorative coins will be available for purchase in gift packaging and in circulation coin sets only.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the new numismatic products will not be available at the Cashier's Offices of Latvijas BankaFor the time being, it will be possible to receive the coins purchased on the website e-monetas.lv by post only.

The new 2 euro commemorative coins, which are also circulation coins, will be temporarily unavailable (including those in rolls). Latvijas Banka intends to put into circulation a total of 400 000 coins after the normal situation is restored, with the public being informed in a timely manner.

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Latgalian pottery is part of the Latvian Cultural Canon and has become one of the most striking examples of Latvian culture. The new commemorative coin features a candelabra – a typical Latgalian ceramic candle holder. Latgale and Kurzeme have seen the traditional pottery making develop for an extended period of time, but it is in Latgale only that it has been preserved down the ages and passed on from generation to generation.

The author of the graphic design of the national side of the new commemorative coin is artist Gundega Rancāne, while the author of the plaster model is Jānis Strupulis. The author of the common side of the coin is artist Luc Luycx, and the material and size of the coin is the same as that of other 2 euro circulation coins.

The price of the 2 euro coin in Brilliant Uncirculated quality available in gift packaging is 7.90 euro, and the purchase limit for one buyer is 7 pieces (total mintage 5000 pieces), while the price of the circulation coin set is 25.00 euro, and the purchase limit for one buyer is 7 sets (total mintage 7000 sets).

The national side of the commemorative coin bears the inscriptions "LATVIJA", "LATGALES KERAMIKA" (Latgalian Ceramics) as well as the year of issue (2020). The edge of the coin, like all other 2 euro circulation coins of the Republic of Latvia, features the inscription "DIEVS * SVĒTĪ * LATVIJU *" (God Bless Latvia). The new 2 euro coin has been minted by UAB Lietuvos monetų kalykla (Lithuania).

The set of circulation coins "Latgalian Ceramics" contains the euro circulation coins issued in 2020 whose nominal value ranges between 1 cent and 2 euro, including the new 2 euro commemorative coin.

"Latgalian Ceramics" will be the only 2 euro commemorative coin issued by Latvijas Banka this year. 

On public vote "Latvia's Coin of the Year 2019"

23.03.2020

From 23 March to 4 April 2020, Latvijas Banka, in cooperation with the news portal Delfi, organises a public vote for Latvia's Coin of the Year 2019, and everyone is invited to express his/her opinion as to which of the collector coins minted in 2019 is the most appealing one in terms of the artistic solution, which of them is emotionally moving, original or depicts the most interesting subject (https://www.delfi.lv/latvijas-gada-moneta-2019/). This is an opportunity to find out online what cultural values are minted on Latvia's coins.

Four collector coins dedicated to Latvian culture, history and people were issued in 2019:

"Cat's Mill " (videostāsts) invites us to remember and to read once again our favourite literary fairy tales, including the ones written by Kārlis Skalbe. "Niklāvs Strunke" (videostāsts), a silver coin of an unusual shape, invites us to dive into the art world and find out more about the life story and the art of Niklāvs Strunke. The coin "Gifts of the Forest" (videostāsts), created by two different artists, tells the story about our traditions and the natural wealth, whereas the patriotic coin "Freedom Fights (1918–1920)" (videostāsts) brings along a historic message for those who are interested in the history of Latvia.

The vote will conclude with a draw where registered participants will have a chance to win one out of a pool of 12 collector coins, all issued in 2019.

The results of the vote will be announced on 14 April 2020 and published on Latvijas Banka's website bank.lv, as well as on Delfi.lv and rus.Delfi.lv.

In addition to the public vote, the expert commission of the Latvian National Museum of Art will decide on the best coin in terms of the artistic solution in 2019. Another special award will be presented by Tilde Company and the Culture Information Systems Centre.

About online store e-monetas.lv purchases

20.03.2020

Due to the emergency situation declared in Latvia and in order to reduce the number of people visiting Latvijas Banka Cashier's Offices, from now on online purchases on Latvijas Banka website
e-monetas.lv will only be available if delivery by Latvijas Pasts to the selected address in Latvia has been chosen or by SIA TNT Latvia to addresses outside Latvia.

If you have already purchased a numismatic product and have chosen pick-up at the Cashier's Offices, please contact Latvijas Banka Coin Division (phone +371 67022722) to find out if there have been any changes in the working hours and how to get your purchase.

Deliveries by Latvijas Pasts and TNT couriers may be delayed.

Thank you for your understanding.

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This statement shall be deemed an amendment to the Rules for Using Latvijas Banka's Electronic Trading Platform and Making Purchases, and hereby a type of delivery of the numismatic products, i.e. picking up the numismatic coins at Latvijas Banka Cashier's Offices at K. Valdemāra iela 1B in Riga, referred to in Paragraph 28.1 of the above Rules, shall be deleted for an indefinite period of time. The above amendment shall take effect as of the moment of publishing this statement on Latvijas Banka website e-monetas.lv

Collector Coin Programme for 2020

12.03.2020

This year Latvijas Banka intends to issue several collector coins as well as one 2 euro commemorative coin and a circulation coin set. The collector coins will be dedicated to various topics relevant to Latvia.

  • A coin dedicated to urban ecology.
  • A coin dedicated to the cultural heritage of the 1960s and 1970s.
  • A coin dedicated to personal freedom.
  • A coin dedicated to the Devon period.

Information about the fifth collector coin will be provided later.

Latvijas Banka will soon issue a 2 euro commemorative coin "Latgalian Ceramics" and a circulation coin set dedicated to the Latgalian pottery.

The issue dates will be announced shortly before the coins are available for purchase.

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Coins of Latvia win five prizes at the international coin contest

23.01.2020

Each year Latvijas Banka participates in the coin competition "Coin Constellation – 2019". At the end of 2019, the Coin Constellation contest, organised by Water Mark Publishing House (Russia), was held for the 13th consecutive year. 33 participants representing 22 countries took part in the contest and several nominations were made for the coins issued in 2018: more than 220 collector and circulation coins in total.

Coins of Latvijas Banka have been awarded prizes in five of the nine categories:

• "Honey Coin" – first place in the category "Unique concept". Graphic design: Artūrs Analts;

• "Curonian Kings" – first place in the category "Coin classic". Graphic design: Arvīds Priedīte; plaster model: Ligita Franckeviča;

• "Coats of Arms Coin" – second place in the category "Silver coin of the year". Graphic design: Laimonis Šēnbergs; plaster model: Jānis Strupulis;

• "Gold Brooches. The Bubble Fibula" – third place in the category "Gold coin of the year". Graphic design: Ingūna Elere; plaster model: Jānis Strupulis;

• 2 euro commemorative coin with common design "100th Anniversary of the Baltic States": third place in the category "The best circulation coin". Graphic design: Justas Petrulis (Lithuania) and Luc Luycx.
The design of this coin dedicated to the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Latvian and Estonian states and the 100th anniversary of the re-establishment of the Lithuanian statehood was chosen from works submitted by various artists from Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. The coin was issued in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia (common design, different issuing country).

The coin "Gold Brooches. The Bubble Fibula" has been struck by Münze Österreich Aktiengesellschaft (Austria), but all the other award-winning coins were minted by UAB Lietuvos monetų kalykla (Lithuania).

The winning coins were determined by the International Expert Jury on the basis of coin images and descriptions submitted by the contestants. The jury consists of art experts from different countries, and one coin is selected by public vote.

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Further information about these and other coins issued by Latvijas Banka you can find here: https://monetas.bank.lv/monetas.
Coins available for purchase can be viewed here: https://www.e-monetas.lv.

Special price for patriotic collector coins in November

01.11.2019

Each year November is the patriotic month. On 18 November 1918, the state of Latvia was established. On 19 November 1919, when foreign forces were still present in the territory of Latvia, heavy battles were ongoing to protect the newly established state, and the army of Latvia gained a significant victory over the Bermont forces by freeing Pārdaugava.

In the light of the upcoming celebrations, only the coins dedicated to patriotic themes are now  available for a special price!

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Latvijas Banka is issuing a collector coin "Freedom Fights (1918–1920)"

31.10.2019

On Thursday, 7 November, Latvijas Banka is issuing a silver collector coin "Freedom Fights (1918–1920)" dedicated to the Latvian War of Independence and all those people who helped to win independence and hold freedom in high esteem.

The Republic of Latvia was born on the ruins of empires that had collapsed as a result of World War I. It took more than one and a half years for the people of Latvia to defend the newly acquired freedom and defeat external and internal enemies with weapons in hands. The military and political fight demonstrated the political maturity of the Latvian nation, its selflessness and the right to live in independent, democratic and free Latvia.

One of the most significant and complicated stages in the history of Latvia was the period between the proclamation of the Republic of Latvia on 18 November 1918 and the signing of the Peace Treaty with the Soviet Russia on 11 August 1920. It reflects the nature of the particular historical process in a concise manner, i.e. the Latvian people's fight for the existence and independence of their national state.

The graphic design and plaster model of the collector coin have been created by artist Andris Vārpa. A stylised march of fighters depicted in the Cubist manner and a soldier bidding farewell to his fiancée are featured on the obverse. The red-white-red flag of Latvia with broken entrenchment barriers on each of its sides is depicted on the reverse.

The coin has been struck by UAB Lietuvos monetų kalykla (Lithuania).

Price: EUR 50.
Maximum mintage: 4000 coins.
Purchase limit: 2 coins.

At this stage, only part of it has been minted, i.e. 3000 coins will be released on sale on 7 November.

Available for purchase as of 7 November starting from 8.30 a.m. (local time): 

The building of Latvijas Banka in Riga will be open and the tickets from the queue regulator facility will be available from 7 a.m.

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Latvijas Banka will issue a 2 euro commemorative coin "Latgalian Ceramics" next spring

29.10.2019

Latvijas Banka plans to issue a 2 euro commemorative coin "Latgalian Ceramics" dedicated to the Latgalian pottery next spring.

The traditional pottery established itself for substantial periods of time in two districts, Latgale and Kurzeme, but only in Latgale it has survived throughout the times and has been passed down to the next generations.

The Latgalian pottery is included in the Latvian Culture Canon and it represents one of the brightest pages of traditional culture.

The national side of the coin will depict a characteristic piece of Latgalian ceramics – clay candelabrum. It will also bear an inscription LATGALES KERAMIKA (Latgalian ceramics), the country name (LATVIJA) as well as the year of issue (2020).

The graphic design of the national side of the new commemorative coin has been created by artist Gundega Rancāne, but the author of the plaster model is Jānis Strupulis. The common side of the coin bearing the nominal value (artist Luc Luycx) is the same as that of other 2 euro circulation coins, including material and size.

The estimated mintage of the 2 euro commemorative coin "Latgalian Ceramics" is 400 000 pcs, 5 000 coins in BU quality and 7000 coins in coin sets.

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