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Five cats collectible coins

Five cats collectible coins

The first in a series dedicated to the most popular Latvian fairy tales – Five cats collectible coins

Five cats collectible coins
The Bank of Latvia issued a cute coin series with fabulous cats based on the fairy tale of the Latvian author Albert Cronenberg “Five cats.” Noteworthy, made by illustrator Anita Paegle, the 5 cats have names – Murici, Nyuris, Intsis, Mintsis and Puntsis.

This is the first coin of the “fairy-tale series”. The circulation of the issued coins – 10 thousand copies, and the cost of each reaches 39 euros in the Latvian banks. Those wishing to purchase for a “cat” coin of 925 silver weighing 31.47 grams and a diameter of 38.61 mm will have to pay € 39. Hardly anyone is going to use these coins as payment, and they have become the collectors’ item.

According to the Bank of Latvia, the following year they plan to issue commemorative coins with the image of a cow and stork. Previously, these characters for a long time decorated the Latvian lats. In particular, a lot of atypical creatures, such as an ant, a rooster, a toad, hedgehog, mushroom, and a fairy-tale hero Spriditis. Also, pretzel, oak wreath, cones, snowman, water lily, chimney sweep, harp and even a beer mug.

On the obverse - pets are sleeping in the bed. On the reverse - the same cats are depicted with the spoons and bowls

On the obverse – pets are sleeping in the bed, on the reverse – the same cats, named Murici, Nyuris, Intsis, Mintsis and Puntsis, depicted with the spoons and bowls

Five cats collectible coins

On the obverse - pets are sleeping in the bed. On the reverse - the same cats are depicted with the spoons and bowls

On the obverse – pets are sleeping in the bed. On the reverse – the same cats are depicted with the spoons and bowls

2016 Collectible coins with the images of Cows, issued by the Bank of Latvia

2016 coins with the images of Cows, issued by the Bank of Latvia

2009 coin depicting fairy-tale animals. Collectible coins issued by the Bank of Latvia

2009 coin depicting fairy-tale animals

A man with a cut tree. Collectible coin issued by the Bank of Latvia

A man with a cut tree

Christmas tree Collectible coin issued by the Bank of Latvia

Christmas tree Collectible coin

A series of Collectible coins issued by the Bank of Latvia

A series of Collectible coins issued by the Bank of Latvia

2015 collectible coin issued by the Bank of Latvia

2015 collectible coin

Depicted with the spoons and bowls cute cats. Latvian collectible coins

Depicted with the spoons and bowls cute cats

Fairy tale characters – Five cats. Bank of Latvia collectible coins

Fairy tale characters, Bank of Latvia collectible coins

Closeup of Five cats in the bed, collectible coins

Closeup of Five cats in the bed

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