2 Euro

2 Euro -  obverse2 Euro -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Latvia
Period Republic (1991-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 2014-2021
Value 2 Euro
2 EUR = USD 2.26
Currency Euro (2014-date)
Composition Bimetallic: nickel brass clad nickel center in copper-nickel ring
Weight 8.50 g
Diameter 25.75 mm
Thickness 2.20 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 53188
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 157,
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# 149
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

The obverse of the coin features the portrait of a Latvian folk-maid in profile, originally depicted on the reverse of the 5 lats silver coin in 1929. It is semi-encircled by the inscriptions LATVIJAS on the left and REPUBLIKA on the right. The coin's outer ring bears the 12 stars of the European Union.

Lettering:
LATVIJAS REPUBLIKA
2014

Translation:
Republic of Latvia
2014

Engravers: Guntars Sietiņš, Ligita Franckeviča

Reverse

The reverse of the coin shows a geographical image of Europe; it also features the numeral 2 and the inscription EURO.

Lettering: 2 EURO LL

Engraver: Luc Luycx

Luc Luycx is the designer of the common side of the euro coins. Luycx is a computer engineer, and medallist living in Dendermonde, Belgium, and has worked for the Royal Belgian Mint for 15 years. He designed the euro coins in 1996.

Edge

Fine milled, with the inscription DIEVS * SVĒTĪ * LATVIJU

Lettering: DIEVS * SVĒTĪ * LATVIJU

Translation: God Bless Latvia

2 Euro -  obverse

© Latvijas Banka

Mint

Staatliche Münze Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart, Germany (1374-date)

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2014  20 000 000 $ 2.26 $ 2.26 $ 2.26 $ 2.26 $ 2.26 $ 2.26 $ 3.39 95%
2014  30 000 $ 8.16 5% BU, In Sets only
2014  5 000 $ 6.37 1.0% Proof, In Sets only
2015  25 000 $ 6.92 4% BU, In Sets only
2015  5 000 $ 6.79 0.7% Proof, In Sets only
2016  5 000 $ 50 1.8% BU, In Sets only
2018  7 000 $ 34 1.6% BU, In Sets only
2019  7 000 $ 20 1.5% BU, In Sets only
2020  7 000 $ 17 1.4% BU, In Sets only
2021  7 000 $ 14 1.2% BU, In Sets only

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as an indication only; they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging. Numista does not buy or sell coins or banknotes.

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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