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Coin "Riga - Cultural Capital of Europe" 2 euro Latvia

 In    honor of the election of Riga as the cultural capital of Europe in 2014, Latvia issued a commemorative coin with a face value of 2 euro. It was minted at the Stuttgart Mint with a circulation of 1 million coins.

   The obverse of the commemorative coin depicts the historical center of Riga. Above the image in a semicircle is the inscription "EIROPAS KULTŪRAS GALVASPILSÆTA" ("CULTURAL CAPITAL OF EUROPE"), and at the bottom of the coin is engraved "RĪGA - 2014" and the designation of the state "LV." On the outer ring are 12 stars of the European Union.

 

2 euro

Outer part - copper-nickel alloy

Inside - nickel brass

8.5 g25.75 mm2.2 mm

 

 

 

List of commemorative euro coins of Latvia

2015 - Latvian Presidency of the Council of Europe

2015 - 30 years European flag

2015 - Black stork

2016 - Latvian Brown

2016 - Vidzeme

2017 - Latgale

2017 - Kurzeme

2018 - 100 years for the Baltic states

2018 - Zemgale

2019 - Rising Sun

2020 - Latgale ceramics

2021 - 100th anniversary of the recognition of the Republic of Latvia de jure