Latvia 1 Euro 2016 UNC
The 2016 Latvian 1 Euro coin is the only coin that will be brought into circulation in 2016. None of the other 2016 coins from Latvia will be available as circulation coins. The Latvian 1 Euro coin was designed by Guntars Sietens, and on this coin the Virgin of Latvia is portrayed looking to the right. This virgin of Latvia had been depicted on Latvia's 5 Lats coin since 1929 and was a popular means of payment used indirectly as a protest during the Russian occupation. On the left side of the 2016 Latvian 1 Euro coin is the country name Latvijas (Latvia) and the year 2016. On the right of the coin is the word Republika. In the outer ring of the coin are the 12 stars of Europe.