€2 Latvia 2014 - Riga

The 2 euros commemorative coin Latvia 2014 commemorates the Riga — European Capital of Culture 2014. (UNCirculated)

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  Latvijas banka

2EURO-2289

Availability: sortie Août 2014

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4,90 €

The central image of the coin shows the skyline of Riga and the historic centre of the city that has been included in the list of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. At the top of the image, the inscription ‘EIROPAS KULTURAS GALVASPILSETA’ (European capital of culture) and at the bottom the name of the celebrated city and the year of issuance ‘RIGA — 2014’, and underneath the indication of the issuing country ‘LV’.
The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.
(source : Official Journal of the European Union)
  • Weight (g) 8.50
  • Issuing country Latvia
  • Issuing year 2014
  • Type €2 commemorative coin
  • Face Value €2
  • Composition Bi-metal (nickel silver / copper-nickel)
  • Quality Uncirculated
  • Diameter (mm) 25.75
  • Issuing volume 1000000

The Bank of Latvia (LatvianLatvijas Banka) is the central bank of Latvia. It is one of the key public institutions and carries out economic functions as prescribed by law.

The principal objective of the Bank of Latvia is to regulate currency in circulation by implementing monetary policy to maintain price stability in Latvia. Until the 31st of December 2013, the bank was responsible for issuing the former Latvian currency, the Lats. The Bank of Latvia administration is located in Riga. The fiscal year for the bank begins on 1 January and ends on 31 December.

source : wikipedia