The new €10 will start circulating on 23 September 2014.

Security features

Illuminating the Europa series: unveiling of the new €10

 

Latvijas Banka issues the very first 2 euro commemorative coin of special design "Riga – European Capital of Culture 2014".

 
As a result of a national competition of ideas, it was decided that the Latvian 1 euro and 2 euro coins would feature a historic symbol: the profile of a Latvian folk maid, an image used on the silver 5 lats coin. 10 cent, 20 cent and 50 cent coins would feature the large coat of arms of the Republic of Latvia, whereas 1 cent, 2 cent and 5 cent coins would depict the small coat of arms of the Republic of Latvia. 
 
 

Highlights

  • Have we learnt anything from the crisis?

    Latvijas Banka is hosting an annual economic conference on 17 October 2014 dedicated to the lessons learnt from the crisis in Latvia and euro area, particularly focussing on the opportunities to regain and strengthen macroeconomic balance in the euro area and the responsibility of the euro area countries.

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  • Collector coin "Old Stenders"

    On Thursday, 4 September, Latvijas Banka is issuing a new 5 euro silver collector coin dedicated to Gotthard Friedrich Stender(1714–1796), the founder of Latvian secular literature. The coin celebrates the 300th anniversary since the birth of G. F. Stender.

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  • Collector coin "Baltic Way"

    On 19 August 2014, Latvijas Banka is issuing a new 5 euro collector coin dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Baltic Way - the peaceful demonstration, unique on an international scale, when about 2 million people from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania joined their hands to form a human chain.

  • On first household finance and consumption survey in Latvia

    This year Latvia participates in the joint euro area project Household Finance and Consumption Survey for the first time. To obtain quality data on household financial structure and consumption habits, the CSB is going to interview over 4 000 households in Latvia.

Interest Rates

Effective from 10.09.2014
Marginal lending facility Fixed rate 0.30%
Main refinancing operations 0.05%
Deposit facility -0.20%

Exchange rates

22.09.2014
Currency Value*
USD 1.284500
RUB 49.526500
GBP 0.786600
JPY 140.090000
CHF 1.206900
*Currency units per 1 euro