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Latvia's coin of the year 2020: linden leaf

The annual public survey on the favorite collector's coin of the year chose the linden leaf coin released November 2020, Latvian Central Bank representatives said April 12.

The author of the graphic design is Mārcis Kalniņš. He made his debut in coin art in 2016 with the collector coin "The Earth" which was a unique coin in terms of its shape and technical solution and was dedicated to the place our planet occupies in the system of human values and the Universe.

As LSM reported at the time, the collector coin dedicated to ecology was developed as an environment-friendly project: recycled silver was used for minting, and recycled paper was used for producing its packaging and informational materials.

Since 1993, Latvijas Banka has issued 98 lats collector coins and 39 euro collector coins, with over 50 Latvian artists having participated in designing them.

Four collector coins were issued in 2020:

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