Friday, June 1, 2012

Latvia 5 lats 2012 - 90th Anniversary of coinage

New silver commemorative:

To celebrate 90 years of the Latvian coinage, the 5 lats KM#9 is back with year 2012. A total mintage of just 4,000 pieces has been authorized by the Bank of Latvia.

The original silver coin was minted in three years, 1929, 1931 and 1932, in both normal and proof, with the following mintages:

Will this new item still be catalogued as KM#9? we'll wait and see...

LINK: Coin Update
LINK: Bank of Latvia

(news by Pabitra Saha and Coin Update)
(mintages taken from 2011 Standard Catalog of World Coins 1901-2000)

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