2 Santimi

2 Santimi -  obverse2 Santimi -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Latvia
Period Republic (1991-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1992-2009
Value 2 Santimi (0.02 LVL)
Currency New lats (1993-2013)
Composition Copper clad steel
Weight 1.9 g
Diameter 17 mm
Thickness 1.2 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 14 January 2014
Number N# 1971
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 21,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 13
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

The small coat of arms of the Republic of Latvia, encircled by the inscription LATVIJAS REPUBLIKA 2000

Lettering:
LATVIJAS REPUBLIKA
· 2000 ·

Translation:
Republic of Latvia
· 2000 ·

Engravers: Gunārs Lūsis , Jānis Strupulis

Gunārs Lūsis, born 1950 in Riga, is a Latvian artist and graphical designer notable for creating the design for some of the modern Latvian coins with denominations in Latvian lats, and for authoring the logo for the Latvian presidency of the Council of the European Union in 2015.
Jānis Strupulis (monogram JS), born 1949 in Vacpiebalga, is a Latvian sculptor and graphical designer, who designed some of the modern Latvian coins with denominations in Latvian lats.

Reverse

The numeral 2 is centered on the coin. The inscription SANTĪMI, arranged in a semicircle, is beneath the numeral 2. Above the numeral, five arcs join two diamond-shaped suns which are located on either side of the numeral 2.

Lettering:
2
SANTĪMI

Engravers: Gunārs Lūsis , Jānis Strupulis

Gunārs Lūsis, born 1950 in Riga, is a Latvian artist and graphical designer notable for creating the design for some of the modern Latvian coins with denominations in Latvian lats, and for authoring the logo for the Latvian presidency of the Council of the European Union in 2015.
Jānis Strupulis (monogram JS), born 1949 in Vacpiebalga, is a Latvian sculptor and graphical designer, who designed some of the modern Latvian coins with denominations in Latvian lats.

Edge

Smooth

2 Santimi -  obverse

Mints

Munich, Germany (1158-date)
Royal Mint, Llantrisant, United Kingdom
Staatliche Münze Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart, Germany (1374-date)
Utrecht, Netherlands (1010-2020)

Comments

Error for 1992, steel, 1.91g:


A variant with a dot in front of 2.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1992  35 000 000 $ 0.14 $ 0.12 $ 0.18 $ 0.20 $ 0.84 46% Struck by "Bayerisches Hauptmünzamt" (Germany)
2000  35 000 000 $ 0.28 $ 0.23 $ 0.16 $ 0.34 $ 0.56 $ 0.69 43% Struck by "British Royal Mint" (United Kingdom)
2006  18 000 000 $ 0.12 $ 0.16 $ 0.23 21% Struck by "Royal Dutch Mint" (Netherlands)
2007  30 000 000 $ 0.19 $ 0.19 $ 0.32 $ 0.62 27% Struck by "Royal Dutch Mint" (Netherlands)
2009  50 000 000 $ 0.23 $ 0.28 $ 0.45 38% Struck by "Staatliche Münzen Baden-Württemberg" (Germany)

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