, The Banknote Register: CIS and Baltic Countries1991-2016, General IssuesSecond edition (English) Author: Dmitry Zagorenko (IBNS #11608, General Secretary of the Russian Chapter of IBNS).Editor: Dmitry Litvak (IBNS LM #204, President of the Russian Chapter of IBNS).Format: A4. Weight: 1,5 Kg.Hard cover with pressed gilding and book jacket band.344 full-color
The Latvia chapter of The Banknote Book is now available for individual sale and as a free download to subscribers.This 22-page catalog covers notes issued by the Latwijas Walsts (Latvian Government) from 1919 to 1940, the Latvijas Socialistiskas Padomju Republikas (Latvian Socialist Soviet Republic) in 1940, and the Latvijas Bankas
According to Latvijas Banka, Latvia will join the European Monetary Union on 1 January 2014 when it switches from the lat to the euro. Courtesy of Brian Lema.
On 19 January 2009, the Latvijas Banka introduced a new 500-lat note dated 2008. It incorporates the same upgraded security features as the 100-lat note (B235a) issued on 21 May 2007.500 latu (US$935), 2008. Like B229a, but new date, new signature, varifeye window, and heat-sensitive denomination in lower left front.
B233 (P54): 10 latu (US$16) Violet. Front: Latvian text; oak leaf as registration device; River Daugava; Lielvārde ornamental belt. Back: Latvian text; traditional Latvian bronze bow-broach; oak leaf; coat of arms. Windowed security thread with demetalized Ls 10. Watermark: Latvian maiden. Printer: (Giesecke & Devrient). 130 x 65 mm. Paper.
100 lats (US$194), 2007. Issued May 21, 2007. Like B228a, but new date, new signature (Rimsevics, Governor), and new security features, including serial number repeated in red in upper front left, horizontal band with 100 in greyish-brown print, 100 at lower left in larger reddish-brown OVI (also heat sensitive), vertical