Published: 11.11.2010 Updated: 10.01.2023

The euro coin series comprises eight different denominations: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 cent, €1 and €2. The euro coins have a common side and a national side. The national side indicates the issuing country. The common sides of the coins were designed by Mr Luc Luycx of the Royal Belgian Mint.

They show images of the European Union or of Europe and symbolise the unity of the EU. The 1, 2 and 5 cent coins show Europe in relation to Africa and Asia on a globe.

You can use any euro coin anywhere in the euro area.

Number of coins

Number of circulation euro coins with the Latvian national side

Nominal 2 euro (mln pcs) 1 euro (mln pcs) 50 cent (mln pcs) 20 cent (mln pcs) 10 cent (mln pcs) 5 cent (mln pcs) 2 cent (mln pcs) 1 cent (mln pcs) Total (mln pcs)
Year of issue
2014 20 30 25 35 40 50 80 120 400
2016 - 10 - - - - - - 10
2019 - - - - - 15 - - 15

Number of €2 commemorative euro coins

Year of issue Title unc quality, pcs BU quality (gift packaging), pcs BU quality (circulation coin sets), pcs proof quality (souvenir sets), pcs Total, pcs
2014 "Riga – European Capital of Culture 2014"                     1,000,000                                                                     5,000  -  -     1,005,000
2015 "The Latvian Presidency of the Council of the EU"                     1,000,000                                                                     5,000                 15,000              5,000     1,025,000
2015 "30 Years of the EU Flag"                     1,000,000                                                                   10,000  -  -     1,010,000
2015 "Stork"                     1,000,000                                                                   10,000                 10,000 -     1,020,000
2016 "The Latvian Brown"                     1,000,000                                                                   10,000                   5,000 -     1,015,000
2016 "Vidzeme"                     1,000,000                                                                   10,000 - -     1,010,000
2017 "Latgale"                        505,000                                                                     7,000 - -       512,000
2017 "Kurzeme"                        505,000                                                                     7,000  -  -       512,000
2018 "The centenary of the Baltic States"                        500,000                                                                     5,000                   7,000 -       512,000
2018 "Zemgale"                        505,000                                                                     7,000 - -       512,000
2019 "The Rising Sun"                        300,000                                                                     7,000 - -       307,000
2020 "Latgalian Ceramics"                        400,000                                                                     5,000                   7,000 -       412,000
2021 "Latvia de iure 100"                        400,000                                                                     5,000                   7,000 -       412,000
2022 "Financial literacy"                        400,000                                                                     8,000                   7,000 -       415,000
2022 "Erasmus 35"                        300,000                                                                     8,000                 - -       308,000

Number of numismatic sets of circulation euro coins

Year of issue Quality of coins Title of the set Composition of the set Number of sets
2014 proof   1, 2, 5, 10, 20 un 50 cent un 1 un 2 euro coins 5,000
BU   1, 2, 5, 10, 20 un 50 cent un 1 un 2 euro coins 30,000
2015 proof "The Latvian Presidency of the Council of the EU" 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 un 50 cent un 1 un 2 euro coins un 2 euro commemorative coin 5,000
BU "The Latvian Presidency of the Council of the EU" 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 un 50 cent un 1 un 2 euro coins un 2 euro commemorative coin 15,000
BU "Stork" 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 un 50 cent un 1 un 2 euro coins un 2 euro commemorative coin 10,000
2016 BU "The Latvian Brown" 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 un 50 cent un 1 un 2 euro coins un 2 euro commemorative coin 5,000
2018 BU "The centenary of the Baltic States" 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 un 50 cent un 1 un 2 euro coins un 2 euro commemorative coin 7,000
2019 BU "5 gadi eurozonā" 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 un 50 cent un 1 un 2 euro coins 7,000
2020 BU "Latgalian Ceramics" 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 un 50 cent un 1 un 2 euro coins un 2 euro commemorative coin 7,000
2021 BU "Latvia de iure 100" 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 un 50 cent un 1 un 2 euro coins un 2 euro commemorative coin 7,000
2022 BU "Financial literacy" 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 un 50 cent un 1 un 2 euro coins un 2 euro commemorative coin 7,000