The collector coins issued by Latvijas Banka in 2020 have received several prizes at international competitions.

22 countries competing in 9 nominations participated in the XV international coin contest "Coin Constellation – 2021", one of the biggest coin contests in the world, organized by Water Mark Publishing House (Russia).

The coins of Latvijas Banka received prizes in the following nominations:

  • "Linden Leaf" – winner in the nomination "Unique concept".

           Author of the graphic design: Mārcis Kalniņš; author of the plaster model: Ligita Franckeviča;

  • "Modernism in Latvia. The 1960s" – winner in the nomination "The best artistic solution".

           Author of the graphic design: Sandra Krastiņa; author of the plaster model: Jānis Strupulis;

  • "Personal Freedom" – shared the 3rd place in the nomination "Silver coin of the year".

           Author of the graphic design: Beate Šņuka.

In the VIII international contest "Nexofil & Nexonum Award 2021" taking place in Spain, the coins of Latvijas Banka were awarded prizes in the following nominations:

  • "Modernism in Latvia. The 1960s" – winner in the nomination "The best design coin";
  • "Linden Leaf" – 2nd place in the nomination "The most original format coin".
  • "Linden Leaf" – 2nd place in the nomination "The most innovative coin".
  • "Personal freedom" – 2nd place in the nomination "The best silver coin".

At both contests, an international panel composed of experts from different countries and fields evaluate the coins.

For further information about these and other coins issued by Latvijas Banka, see here.

Coins available for purchase can be viewed here.

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