On Thursday, 11 July, Latvijas Banka has issued a silver collector coin of a specific shape dedicated to the creative heritage of Niklāvs Strunke (1894–1966), Latvian painter, graphic artist and stage designer.

Niklāvs Strunke is one of the most original Latvian modernists, strongly proved his worth as an artist at the time coinciding with the declaration of Latvia's independence. One of his most distinguished works, the painting "Man Entering a Room" (1927), has been depicted on the reverse of the collector coin "Niklāvs Strunke". Meanwhile, the coin's obverse features a fragment of his painting "Self-Portrait with a Doll" (1921).

The graphic design of the collector coin "Niklāvs Strunke" has been created by artist Paulis Liepa, who has authored another two collector coins – "365" and "National Entrepreneur", whereas the author of the plaster model is Ivars Drulle.

Price: EUR 56.

Maximum mintage: 4000 coins.

Purchase limit: 4 coins.

Available for purchase as of 11 July starting from 8.30 a.m. (local time):

For additional information, please call + 371 67022722 or write an e-mail message to

Latvijas Banka's Collector Coins: Excellence in Minting, Pride in Presenting.

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