From today 10th December 2013, in Latvia it is possible to buy starter kits containing the new Latvian euro coins. Each resident is allowed to buy up to…Continue
The Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania had joined the European Union on the 1st May 2004. All the new member states of the EU are obliged to join the eurozone once they meet the strict Maastricht criteria. Before a country is allowed to join the euro it must stay…Continue
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Now it is 100% certain that Latvia will adopt the euro as from 1st January…Continue
Design Selection Process
The folk maiden will be depicted on the national side of the Latvian one-euro and two-euro coins, whereas the 50-, 20- and 10-euro cent coins will feature the great coat of arms of Latvia and the 5-, 2- and 1-euro-cent coins the small coat of arms of Latvia. The design models are approved by the Euro Coins Subcommittee of the Economic and Financial Council (ECOFIN).
The design of the reverse…Continue
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365 days left for Latvia to adopt the euro! Latvia is planning to adopt the euro on 1st January 2014, this February it will formally apply to be assessed by the European Commission and shall be approved by June-July 2013. In order to join the euro, Latvia has to meet all the Maastricht criteria and…Continue
According to the blog Numismatic Visual, the Mint of Stuttgart in Germany won the tender to mint the Latvian euro coins. The German euro coins that are minted in this mint carry the mint mark F, thus, we expect to…Continue
Latvia has just presented the first designs of the Latvian euro coins dated 2014. All the other images available are from 2008. The new designs show that the date position for the 1c, 2c, 5c, €1 and €2 has been moved. The change for the €1 and €2 was done to comply with the new EU…Continue
Latvia is planning to adopt the euro on 1st January 2014. On 6th September 2012 during a meeting with the Employers' Confederation of Latvia it was revealed that Latvia in December 2013 will issues two different types of euro starter kits. One kit will be targeted for residents and will contain the…Continue
The European Central Bank (ECB) has said that none of the eight countries that are supposed to join the euro are ready yet. It said Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Sweden are not yet ready to join the 17 nations that use the euro. The ECB is obliged to report on their progress at least once every two years.
Of the 10…Continue
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