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2 Euro Latvian farming and countryside

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Country Latvia
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2016
Value 2 Euro
EUR = 2.25 USD
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
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 175, Schön# 166
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Commemorative issue

Latvian farming and countryside

Obverse

The designs shows a Latvian brown cow which is one of the symbols of Latvian dairy farming both in folklore and in life. Underneath the design, at the left side there is the inscription of the year of issuance ‘2016’ and at the bottom of the inner circle the name of the issuing country ‘LATVIJA’. The coin’s outer ring bears the 12 stars of the European Union.

Lettering:
LATVIJA
2016

Engraver: 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

A map, next to the facial value, shows the European continent without borders.

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

The inscription DIEVS SVĒTĪ LATVIJU (God Bless Latvia) with words separated by stars; fine milled edge.

Lettering: DIEVS * SVĒTĪ * LATVIJU *

Translation: God Bless Latvia

2 Euro (Latvian farming and countryside)

© Cyrillius

Comments

The image of a cow, the symbol of the Latvian farming and countryside, once authored by Gunārs Lūsis (graphic design) and Jānis Strupulis (plaster model) and featured on the 2 lats circulation coin, has been restored to live again on the 2 euro commemorative coin.

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2016  15,000 8.43 BU Coincard or In sets only
2016  1,000,000 3.03 4.10 3.36 Struck: UAB Lietuvos monetu kalykla

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