1 Lats Ant

1 Lats (Ant) -  obverse1 Lats (Ant) -  reverse

© Image courtesy of Latvijas Banka

Features

Issuer Latvia
Period Republic (1991-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2003
Value 1 Lats (1 LVL)
Currency New lats (1993-2013)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 4.8 g
Diameter 21.75 mm
Thickness 1.8 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 1 January 2014
Number N# 10687
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 58
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

The large coat of arms of the Republic of Latvia, with the year 2003 inscribed below, is placed in the centre. The inscriptions LATVIJAS and REPUBLIKA, each arranged in a semicircle, are above and beneath the central motif, respectively.

Lettering:
LATVIJAS
20 03
REPUBLIKA

Translation:
Republic of
2003
Latvia

Engraver: Ligita Franckeviča

Designers: Māris Putns, Artis Zvirgzdiņš, Dāvids Rubins

Reverse

An ant is featured in the upper part of the coin. The numeral 1, with the inscription LATS in a semicircle beneath it, is centred in the lower part.

Lettering:
1
LATS

Engraver: Ligita Franckeviča

Designers: Māris Putns, Artis Zvirgzdiņš, Dāvids Rubins

Edge

Two inscriptions LATVIJAS BANKA (Bank of Latvia), separated by rhombic dots.

Lettering: LATVIJAS BANKA ♦ LATVIJAS BANKA ♦

Translation: Bank of Latvia ♦ Bank of Latvia ♦

Mint

Mint of Finland (Suomen Rahapaja), Vantaa, Finland (1988-date)

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