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Lithuanian coins found in circulation OUTSIDE Lithuania

Postby melitikus » Wed Nov 05, 2014 7:54 am

starter kits will be available in December
Lithuania will officially switch to euro on 1st Jan 2015

collectors of euro coins join us on euroHOBBY http://myeurohobby.eu/
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Re: Lithuanian coins found in circulation OUTSIDE Lithuania

Postby westwind » Mon Dec 01, 2014 12:16 pm

So, let's start! :) Which ebt member is the first who will find Lithuanian coins outside Lithuania? :wink:
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Re: Lithuanian coins found in circulation OUTSIDE Lithuania

Postby Barzdonas » Sun Dec 28, 2014 12:13 pm

Journalist from 'Verslo žinios' in the first half of December used Lithuanian euro coins in Latvia.

Article in Lithuanian: http://vz.lt/article/2014/12/9/ne-legal ... -latvijoje

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Re: Lithuanian coins found in circulation OUTSIDE Lithuania

Postby westwind » Sun Dec 28, 2014 2:59 pm

We are going to spend New Year's Eve in Latvia, so I hope my LT eurocoins will find themselves among other first LT coins appeared in neighbour country :)

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Re: Lithuanian coins found in circulation OUTSIDE Lithuania

Postby krisandba » Sun Dec 28, 2014 7:16 pm

I hope I will find some Lithuanian coins soon. I had thought of going to Lithuania to buy some starter kits, but then I decided it's too expensive because of gas price.
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Re: Lithuanian coins found in circulation OUTSIDE Lithuania

Postby xpetrovic » Mon Dec 29, 2014 8:43 pm

krisandba wrote:I hope I will find some Lithuanian coins soon. I had thought of going to Lithuania to buy some starter kits, but then I decided it's too expensive because of gas price.

I have encountered apparently Pole in Kaunas Bank of Lithuania, buying starter kits.
Five are sold most at once, then you need to stand in the end of queue. He was doing that for some times
maybe he`s also on EBT

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Re: Lithuanian coins found in circulation OUTSIDE Lithuania

Postby krisandba » Tue Dec 30, 2014 1:04 am

Five starter kits per person limit was in Latvia too, but that didn't stop me from buying 20 of them. :D I would have bought more, but I already was exchanged all my lats (old currency) to euros.

By the way, do you know how long it will be possible to exchange litas? I still have about 100LTL, unfortunately in very used banknotes, so I don't want to add them to my collection.
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Re: Lithuanian coins found in circulation OUTSIDE Lithuania

Postby elemzzuu » Tue Dec 30, 2014 5:42 am

krisandba wrote:Five starter kits per person limit was in Latvia too, but that didn't stop me from buying 20 of them. :D I would have bought more, but I already was exchanged all my lats (old currency) to euros.

By the way, do you know how long it will be possible to exchange litas? I still have about 100LTL, unfortunately in very used banknotes, so I don't want to add them to my collection.


Till the end of the days.

You will be able to do exchange in commercial banks and post offices till 2015.07.01, and then for unlimited amount of time in two offices of Central bank of Lithuania in Vilnius and Kaunas.

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Postby RKPLt » Tue Dec 30, 2014 6:53 am

Till the end of the days.

You will be able to do exchange in all commercial banks till 2015.07.01 (some until 2016.01.01) and post offices till 2015.03.01, and then for unlimited amount of time in offices of Central bank of Lithuania in Vilnius and Kaunas.


Or you can change them in Latvijas Banka till 2015.02.28.
My advice - you can easily wait until spring, then come to visit us, or find some things to do in Riga. Remark - Riga only! Liepajas filiale will not make the exchange.
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Re: Lithuanian coins found in circulation OUTSIDE Lithuania

Postby xpetrovic » Tue Dec 30, 2014 11:08 am

krisandba wrote:Five starter kits per person limit was in Latvia too, but that didn't stop me from buying 20 of them. :D I would have bought more, but I already was exchanged all my lats (old currency) to euros.

By the way, do you know how long it will be possible to exchange litas? I still have about 100LTL, unfortunately in very used banknotes, so I don't want to add them to my collection.

Well, in Bank of Lithuania the limit was five starter kits for buying at once.
In Swedbank and SEB, perhaps, they even checked passports and IDs and wrote them down to the database, that the person couldn't buy more in any branch of bank in Lithuania.
Silly, but wasn't that implemented, e. g., in Latvia?

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Re: Lithuanian coins found in circulation OUTSIDE Lithuania

Postby westwind » Tue Dec 30, 2014 11:15 am

Latvian news portal Delfi writes that some people in Riga got Lithuanian eurocoins as a change in local shops already :)
http://www.delfi.lv/reporter/news/witness/foto-v-rige-uzhe-voshli-v-oborot-litovskie-evromonety.d?id=45399940

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Postby krisandba » Tue Dec 30, 2014 3:27 pm

xpetrovic wrote:Well, in Bank of Lithuania the limit was five starter kits for buying at once.
In Swedbank and SEB, perhaps, they even checked passports and IDs and wrote them down to the database, that the person couldn't buy more in any branch of bank in Lithuania.
Silly, but wasn't that implemented, e. g., in Latvia?

I don't remember about Swedbank, but in SEB they asked you from ID and checked in their database. But in Citadele (local bank, I think it's only in Latvia), they didn't ask anything, so you could buy so many as you want.
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Re: Lithuanian coins found in circulation OUTSIDE Lithuania

Postby Liootas » Sat Jan 03, 2015 11:37 am

So, anybody found any Lithuanian eurocoins so far? :)
I speak :flag-lt: :flag-uk: :flag-fr: :flag-es:

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Re: Lithuanian coins found in circulation OUTSIDE Lithuania

Postby krisandba » Sun Jan 04, 2015 11:46 am

Got my first one today. :)

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Re: Lithuanian coins found in circulation OUTSIDE Lithuania

Postby westwind » Sun Jan 04, 2015 2:31 pm

krisandba wrote:Got my first one today. :)

10 and 20 Litas too? :D Where? In Lithuania?


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