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Four awards for Lithuanian collector coins at international contest

Four awards for Lithuanian collector coins at international contest

02.07.2015

Three coins issued in 2014 by the Bank of Lithuania — dedicated to Baltic Studies, the 25th anniversary of the Baltic Way and “Form” — garnered acclaim at the international commemorative coin contest Coin Constellation 2015. Here, 240 coins from 29 countries and 46 organisations were assessed, reported BC the Bank of Lithuania.

Keyword tags: Culture, Financial Services, Forum, History, Lithuania



Grybauskaite receives award for strengthening Lithuania

Grybauskaite receives award for strengthening Lithuania

15.06.2015

President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite received a Star of Hope (Vilties Zvaigzde) award on Friday, 12 June. The award was bestowed during the president's visit to Tremtiniu Namai, the social care home for former exiles. Grybauskaite was honoured for merit in strengthening the Lithuanian state, reports LETA/ELTA.

Lithuanian PM participated in tolerance award ceremony

Lithuanian PM participated in tolerance award ceremony

08.06.2015

On Friday, 5 June 2015, Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius took part in the second "Bagel Shop" tolerance award ceremony. The campaign aimed against anti-Semitism is implemented by the Jewish community of Lithuania. Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius is the patron of the event, reports LETA/ELTA.


Sets of 500 LTL gold coins, dedicated to Battle of Grunwald, in highest demand

Sets of 500 LTL gold coins, dedicated to Battle of Grunwald, in highest demand

25.05.2015

Market participants were attracted to the electronic auctions for the sale of numismatic items, announced by the Bank of Lithuania for the first time. At each of the seventeen auctions, 2 to 6 participants competed; a total of 64 participants registered for the auctions. Those who bid the highest price for a numismatic item won, reported BC the Bank of Lithuania.

Latvijas Banka issues collector coin 150 Years of Firefighting in Latvia

Latvijas Banka issues collector coin 150 Years of Firefighting in Latvia

07.05.2015

On Thursday, 8 May, Latvijas Banka is issuing a new 5 euro silver collector coin 150 Years of Firefighting in Latvia. The coin honours the firefighters and rescuers for their professionalism and heroic acts of bravery for the good of the nation, reports BC the bank.

07.05.2015

Ethnic minority school children in Latvia rate history textbooks as one-sided

Ethnic minority school pupils rate their history textbooks as "one-sided propaganda." This according to a recent survey conducted in schools on ethnic identity, reports LETA.

21.04.2015

The oldest inhabited dwellings in Latvia – in Sabile and Cesvaine parish

Data of the CSB Population and Housing Census 2011 show that the average age of inhabited dwellings in Latvia is 48 years: in cities – 46 years, and in rural areas – 51 years.

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