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Re: Lithuanian coins found in circulation OUTSIDE Lithuania

Post by Vunono » Sun Jul 16, 2017 8:06 pm

Yesterday I was going through the security control in Stansted airport, holding my crying baby and mad at the absurdly exhaustive register that they were performing despite the huge queue, when I saw two pennies and a 2 cent coin lying on the floor. Of course I took them and put them in my pocket, and didn't look at them until I was waiting at the boarding gate. I couldn't believe it when I saw that the 2c was a 2015 :flag-lt:! That was the only good thing that happened in a crowded English airport in mid-July.

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Post by philgelico » Fri Jul 28, 2017 10:24 pm

50c 2015, from a coin roll in Arras, :flag-fr:
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Re: Lithuanian coins found in circulation OUTSIDE Lithuania

Post by Vunono » Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:00 am

:flag-lt: 10c 2015 in a bus in Ceuta.

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Re: Lithuanian coins found in circulation OUTSIDE Lithuania

Post by europaee » Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:56 pm

I shop in Lidl and for the past month I received several UNC 5c :flag-lt: coins.
Yesterday I noticed that cashier was full of shiny 5c :flag-lt: coins.
Does it mean that :flag-ie: didnt mint any 5c coins and instead bought them from :flag-lt: mint?
I have 4 :flag-lt: coins in my wallet at the moment.
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Re: Lithuanian coins found in circulation OUTSIDE Lithuania

Post by Aatos99 » Sun Feb 18, 2018 2:28 pm

europaee wrote:
Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:56 pm
I shop in Lidl and for the past month I received several UNC 5c :flag-lt: coins.
Yesterday I noticed that cashier was full of shiny 5c :flag-lt: coins.
Does it mean that :flag-ie: didnt mint any 5c coins and instead bought them from :flag-lt: mint?
I have 4 :flag-lt: coins in my wallet at the moment.
Interesting. Maybe Lithuania ordered too much 5 cent coins and they are now sold to lands where those are needed. I don't think that Ireland would have ordered largely Lithuanian 5 cent coins to avoid producing its own ones.
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Re: Lithuanian coins found in circulation OUTSIDE Lithuania

Post by negative » Mon Feb 19, 2018 8:08 pm

its a big lithuanians community in Ireland and this could be one of the reason how they get into the Irish market from Lithuania :)

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Post by europaee » Mon Feb 19, 2018 8:15 pm

negative wrote:
Mon Feb 19, 2018 8:08 pm
its a big lithuanians community in Ireland and this could be one of the reason how they get into the Irish market from Lithuania :)
I thought that at first myself...
But then i noticed that cash register was full of UNC :flag-lt: 5 cent coins, they must get them from bank.

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Re: Lithuanian coins found in circulation OUTSIDE Lithuania

Post by RKPLt » Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:39 pm

europaee wrote:
Mon Feb 19, 2018 8:15 pm
negative wrote:
Mon Feb 19, 2018 8:08 pm
its a big lithuanians community in Ireland and this could be one of the reason how they get into the Irish market from Lithuania :)
I thought that at first myself...
But then i noticed that cash register was full of UNC :flag-lt: 5 cent coins, they must get them from bank.
If it is a swap - we will see a lot of 1€ Irish coins here in Lithuania (in my opinion - 1€ is the denomination, we already starting to lack in shop's counters, I am nearly always asked if I have them).
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