5 Lati Commemorative coin "Five lats"

Features

Issuer Latvia
Period Republic (1991-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2003
Value 5 Lati (5 LVL)
Currency New lats (1993-2013)
Composition Gold (.999)
Weight 1.2442 g
Diameter 13.92 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 1 January 2014
Number
N#
25092
References KM# 59
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

10th Anniversary of the New Lat

Obverse

The central motif is a Latvian maiden in profile, viewed from the right side. The girl has ears of corn on her shoulder. The inscriptions LATVIJAS and REPUBLIKA, arranged in a semicircle, are placed to the left and right of the central motif, respectively.

Script: Latin

Lettering: LATVIJAS REPUBLIKA

Engraver: Ligita Franckeviča

Designers: Riharda Zariņa, Gunārs Cīlītis

Reverse

The Bank of Latvia has issued the gold coin to commemorate the tenth anniversary of restoration of the Latvian national currency, preserving the 5-lats silver coin's historic symbols of wealth and freedom of the people.

The large coat of arms of the Republic of Latvia is placed in the centre. The numeral 5 topped with the year 2003 are inscribed beneath the central motif. The inscriptions PIECI and LATS, arranged in a semicircle, are placed to the left and right of the central motif, respectively.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
20 03
PIECI 5 LATI

Engraver: Ligita Franckeviča

Designers: Riharda Zariņa, Gunārs Cīlītis

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Valcambi SA, Balerna, Switzerland

Comments

Data of issue 28-02-2003

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2003  Photo 20 000 Proof

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Grade Sold price
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Lati (Commemorative coin "Five lats")Picture 1 of a sold 5 Lati (Commemorative coin "Five lats")
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232012
Lot 63356
Internet Archive
Mar 18, 2020 UNC
(NGC PR66 Ultra Cameo)
USD 168.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
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