1 Lats Railway in Latvia

Features

Country Latvia
Period Republic (1991-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2011
Value 1 Lats (1 LVL)
Currency New lats (1993-2013)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 22.00 g
Diameter 35.00 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 01-01-2014
References KM# 125
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

Railway in Latvia

Obverse

The obverse features a wheel of steam locomotive, with the inscription 1 LATS in its semi-circled upper part. In the lower part beneath the wheel, there are inscriptions LATVIJAS REPUBLIKA, slightly on the left, and the year 2011, slightly on the right, each arranged in a semicircle.

Lettering:
1 LATS
LATVIJAS REPUBLIKA 2011

Engraver: Ligita Franckeviča

Designer: Aigars Ozoliņš

Reverse

An image of steam locomotive is placed in the centre. Below it, there is the inscription DZELZCEĻŠ LATVIJĀ 1860 (Railway in Latvia), arranged in a semicircle. The central field is surrounded by a plain dotted area.

Lettering: DZELZCEĻŠ LATVIJĀ 1860

Engraver: Ligita Franckeviča

Designer: Aigars Ozoliņš

Edge

Inscriptions LATVIJAS REPUBLIKA (Republic of Latvia) and LATVIJAS BANKA (Bank of Latvia) separated by rhombic dots.

Mint

Royal Dutch Mint (Koninklijke Nederlandse Munt), Utrecht, Netherlands (1911-2020)

Comments

Data of issue 12-09-2011

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2011  5,000 Proof

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