Latvian coins found in circulation OUTSIDE Latvia

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Latvian coins found in circulation OUTSIDE Latvia

Post by melitikus » Fri Nov 29, 2013 6:50 pm

Latvia will adopt the euro on the 1st January 2014, however, starter kits containing Latvian euro coins will be available from 10th December 2013
we expect lot of Latvian euro coins in Estonia :D :flag-ee:

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Post by tabbs » Tue Dec 10, 2013 9:20 am

So let the hunt begin. :mrgreen: Almost 50 photos of kits and coins:

http://www.apollo.lv/galerija/zinas/626435/478802" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Post by Licht & Feuer » Mon Jan 06, 2014 8:09 pm

Today someone paid in my shop with a LV-2 Euro 8O
Didn't expect to get one that soon... and great design btw! :D

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Post by melitikus » Mon Jan 06, 2014 8:41 pm

Licht & Feuer wrote:Today someone paid in my shop with a LV-2 Euro 8O
Didn't expect to get one that soon... and great design btw! :D
where? :D

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Post by Licht & Feuer » Mon Jan 06, 2014 9:28 pm

melitikus wrote:
Licht & Feuer wrote:Today someone paid in my shop with a LV-2 Euro 8O
Didn't expect to get one that soon... and great design btw! :D
where? :D
In Germany.
I wonder how the coin comes down here so fast, it's not an international business center nor a big tourist site, just a small town in the woods :)
Maybe it was bought for collection and then spend by mistake :twisted:

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Post by tabbs » Tue Jan 07, 2014 7:44 am

Licht & Feuer wrote:Maybe it was bought for collection and then spend by mistake :twisted:
Eek, I hope not. :) Maybe somebody got several Latvian coins, and wanted to keep just the best piece(s) ... Anyway, cool find!

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Re: Latvian coins found in circulation OUTSIDE Latvia

Post by Ryyt33 » Tue Jan 07, 2014 7:50 am

I got Latvian 1€ coin as a change money in RIMI supermarket in the centre of Tallinn, Estonia yesterday. It's very beautiful and shiny. Very unexpected to see Latvian coin in the circle so soon.

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Post by DBpbzfa766 » Tue Jan 14, 2014 3:10 pm

I got my 1€ Coin on January the 3rd ^^
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid ... =1&theater
Manche Männer bemühen sich lebenslang, das Wesen einer Frau zu verstehen. Andere befassen sich mit weniger schwierigen Dingen z.B. der Relativitätstheorie. :D
Meine Scheine die ich auf dem zug bekomme werden immer an dem letzten abgefahrenen Bahnhof eingegeben
dazu schreib ich immer die Zugnummer und den Laufweg damit das besser nach zu voll ziehen ist
es grüßt "der Steuerwagen" ;)

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Re: Latvian coins found in circulation OUTSIDE Latvia

Post by gragox » Thu Jan 16, 2014 12:48 am

Latvians are more than proud of their Milda (1 and 2 euro) coins. So proud that for a month at least both President of the Latvian Bank as well as Finance Minister have repeated that the 1 and 2 euro coins will be the first ones that will need new coins minted in the upcoming years, because of their 'demand'. :D

So proud that in late December/early January such official introduction campaign posters appeared on streets (it says 'Congratulations with the prettiest coin in the eurozone' :D)
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And just in case anyone has missed this and/or is curious -> this is where Milda coins originate from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/5_lats_coin" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Post by gragox » Thu Jan 16, 2014 10:38 am

And allegedly we also have our first counterfeit 2 eur Milda coins. :)

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Post by Annie_in_exile » Fri Mar 07, 2014 3:56 pm

We're in the beginning of March, and the first Latvian euro coin has reached my grubby little hands today. Got it in our canteen at work. Happy-happy-happy!

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Post by Aatos99 » Fri Mar 07, 2014 4:31 pm

I got Latvian 20 cent coin from my grandmother yesterday :D It's unused and so shiny :) I hope that it means that banks start to give Latvian coins into circulation in Finland.
Ei sitä koskaan tiedä_Aatos99

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Re: Latvian coins found in circulation OUTSIDE Latvia

Post by PatrikZA » Sat Mar 22, 2014 1:30 pm

In early March, I found in circulation Latvia € 0.50 in Slovakia :)

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Re: Latvian coins found in circulation OUTSIDE Latvia

Post by bhoeyb » Thu Mar 27, 2014 1:09 pm

On 16-3-2014, I've received my 1st one in Herentals (B): a 10c

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Re: Latvian coins found in circulation OUTSIDE Latvia

Post by roberdy » Tue Apr 08, 2014 8:29 pm

50c Latvia back from a ticket machine at the Nuremberg subway :D

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