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Bank of Lithuania:100th anniversary of the State commemorated with a special series of five euro coins

Bank of Lithuania:100th anniversary of the State commemorated with a special series of five euro coins

05.01.2017

The Bank of Lithuania will commemorate the 100th anniversary of our State by issuing four collector coins – one gold and three silver – and a 2 euro commemorative coin jointly with the central banks of Latvia and Estonia. The collector coins from precious metals will memorialise the signatories, Lithuanian diplomacy, armed and paramilitary forces (the army, riflemen, volunteers, scouts, etc.) and the State’s legal system. This has been provided for in the Plan of Issue of Collector Euro Coins and Commemorative Euro Coins with the Lithuanian National Side for 2018-2019, Bank of Lithuania informs.

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



Vilnius should scrap funicular railway on Gediminas Hill

Vilnius should scrap funicular railway on Gediminas Hill

29.12.2016

Funicular railways constructed on the Gediminas Hill in Vilnius 13 years ago should be scrapped for good, Birute Kulnyte, director of the Lithuanian National Museum said LETA/BNS.

Eesti Pank announces a competition to design a two-euro commemorative coin

Eesti Pank announces a competition to design a two-euro commemorative coin

28.12.2016

Eesti Pank is announcing a competition to design a two-euro commemorative coin “Estonia’s road to independence” dedicated to the events that preceded Estonia’s independence. The coin will mark the approaching 100th anniversary of the Republic of Estonia and will enter into circulation at the start of the second half of 2017. Both individuals and groups of authors are welcome to participate in the design competition.


Lithuanian court rules to question Soviet Union's ex-president Gorbachev in coup trial

Lithuanian court rules to question Soviet Union's ex-president Gorbachev in coup trial

17.10.2016

The Vilnius court hearing a trial of the January 13 attempted coup has decided to question former president of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev.The information was confirmed to LETA/BNS by Robertas Povilaitis, victim in the case who has lost his father Apolinaras Povilaitis in the 1991 developments and who is present in court hearings.

Bank of Latvia to issue more collector coins Baltars Porcelain next week

Bank of Latvia to issue more collector coins Baltars Porcelain next week

07.10.2016

A new issue of the Bank of Latvia's collector coin Baltas. Porcelain will be available at the bank's cashier offices as of next Tuesday, October 11, the Latvian central bank said on its official website.


06.10.2016

Krumins writes in his memoirs about ''Aivars and Andris' criminal groups'' - portal

Millionaire Julijs Krumins, who the Corruption Prevention Bureau (CPB) detained yesterday on suspicion of being involved in illegal party financing, has been writing his memoirs recently, and in one of the chapters intends to write about his dealings with ''Aivars and Andris' criminal groups'', referring to two of Latvia's so-called oligarchs - former Prime Minister Andris Skele and Ventspils Mayor Aivars Lembergs, the investigative news portal pietiek.com writes translated LETA.

09.08.2016

Bank of Latvia issues collector coin Baltars Porcelain

Today, the Bank of Latvia is issuing a EUR 5 silver collector coin of a unique shape - Baltars. Porcelain, Bank of Latvia informs.

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