1 Lats Rundale Palace

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 31.47 g
Diameter 38.61 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 01-01-2014
References KM# 121
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Rundale Palace

Obverse

The coat of arms of Earl Ernst Johann von Biron taken from the design (drawing by Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli (1700–1771), architect of Rundāle Palace) of the memorial plaque of the Rundāle Palace foundation stone is placed in the centre. The inscriptions of the dates 24.V.1736 and 24.V.2011 are semicircled at the top on either side of the coat of arms. The inscription1 LATS, also arranged in a semicircle, is beneath the coat of arms.

Lettering:
24.V.1736 24.V.2011
1 LATS

Engraver: Jānis Strupulis

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.

Designer: Guntars Sietiņš

Reverse

The reverse features bird's eye images of the Palace and the adjacent regular park, with semicircled inscriptions SCHLOSS RUHENTHAL on the left and RUNDĀLES PILS on the right at the top. There is the monogram of Ernst Johann, Duke of Courland, beneath the images.

Lettering: SCHLOSS RUHENTHAL RUNDĀLES PILS

Engraver: Jānis Strupulis

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.

Designer: Guntars Sietiņš

Edge

The inscriptions LATVIJAS REPUBLIKA and LATVIJAS BANKA, separated by dots.

Lettering: LATVIJAS REPUBLIKA . LATVIJAS BANKA

Mint

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

Comments

Data of issue 24-05-2011

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2011  5 000 44.44 Proof

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