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The Earth

The Earth The Earth
Type: Coin two materials
Material: Silver 925°
Issuance Date: 2016
Month: December
Nominal Value: 5 EUR
Maximum Mintage: 5 000
Quality: Proof
Weight (g): 20.00
Diameter (mm): 40.00
Graphic design: Marcis Kalnins
Minted: Lietuvos monetų kalykla (Lithuania)



Sale

Seller Price
COINS 105.00  [73.79 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
Vladimir 105.00  [73.79 Ls] new Collector's cabinet
Rns 120.00  [84.34 Ls] new Collector's cabinet
ronnie 105.00  [73.79 Ls] new Collector's cabinet
Dmitriy 104.00  [73.09 Ls] new Collector's cabinet
Anatolijs 105.00  [73.79 Ls] new Collector's cabinet
Юрий 100.00  [70.28 Ls] new Collector's cabinet
Юрий 0.00  [0.00 Ls] new Collector's cabinet
Lilita 145.00  [101.91 Ls] new Collector's cabinet
Ivars 105.00  [73.79 Ls] Collector's cabinet
Jānis 105.00  [73.79 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
Aleksis R 120.00  [84.34 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
HAROM 107.00  [75.20 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
Irina 0.00  [0.00 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
Gatis 105.00  [73.79 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
Kristīna 105.00  [73.79 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
Jānis 120.00  [84.34 Ls] old Collector's cabinet


Buying

Buyer Price
Derivats 95.00 €  [66.77 Ls] new Collector's cabinet
Eurogold 60.00 €  [42.17 Ls] new Collector's cabinet
Vladimir 85.00 €  [59.74 Ls] new Collector's cabinet
Olegs 80.00 €  [56.22 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
Buratīno 80.00 €  [56.22 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
Serge 100.00 €  [70.28 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
aleksej 90.00 €  [63.25 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
Luís 2.30 €  [1.62 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
Luís 2.30 €  [1.62 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
antons 75.00 €  [52.71 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
coins777 85.00 €  [59.74 Ls] Collector's cabinet
Proof 90.00 €  [63.25 Ls] Collector's cabinet
Moneta 80.00 €  [56.22 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
yang 80.00 €  [56.22 Ls] Collector's cabinet
Guntars 115.00 €  [80.82 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
Elena 120.00 €  [84.34 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
Carlos 100.00 €  [70.28 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
ANTIKWAR999 100.00 €  [70.28 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
Vadim 95.00 €  [66.77 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
Mārtiņš 90.00 €  [63.25 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
Maksim 95.00 €  [66.77 Ls] old Collector's cabinet

Obverse
 
The obverse shows a ring of perlucor, enclosed by a silver outer ring, with a silver curved image of the Earth featuring geophysical map of the world in colour print at its centre. The silver outer ring carries the inscriptions 5 EURO and LATVIJA at the top and bottom respectively.
 
Reverse
 
The reverse shows a ring of perlucor, enclosed by a silver outer ring, with a silver curved image of the Earth featuring geophysical map of the world in colour print at its centre. The silver outer ring carries the inscription ZEME and the year 2016 at the top and bottom respectively.
 
Edge
 
Plain.
 
Humans have always wanted to understand and explain their surroundings and the world. The shape and structure of the Earth have been portrayed from the viewpoint of each century. In ancient times, the idea predominated that the Earth was flat, with its disc supported by four elephants or three whales, which, in their turn, stood on the back of a huge turtle. The role of a support or mover was also entrusted to a gigantic snake or dragon. The ancient Chinese were sure that the Earth was a rectangle with a semi-spherical dome of the sky from which silver stars were hung.
 
The ancient Greek philosopher Aristarchus of Samos (ca. 310–230 B.C.) came to the conclusion that the Earth revolved around the Sun. He developed a heliocentric system, albeit the inability to provide mathematical proof meant that heliocentrism simply remained an assumption. Anaximander (ca. 610–546 B.C.) already treated the Earth as a part of the Universe, and Pythagoras (ca. 580–500 B.C.) was among the first to propose the idea that the Earth was round. Yet the civilised world managed to forget this clever conjecture for centuries. In 1230, professor Johannes de Sacrobosco (1195–1256) of the University of Paris revived the presumption of the spherical form of the Earth in his treatise Sphaera. This point was borne out by the discoveries of the great explorers Christopher Columbus (1451–1506) and Ferdinand Magellan (ca. 1480–1521) who also brought home the observation that the Earth was much larger than once thought. The Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus (1473–1543) concluded that the Sun was at the centre of the Universe, and the Italian scientist Galileo Galilei (1564–1642) managed to prove that all the solar system planets revolved around the Sun. The English scientist Sir Isaac Newton (1643–1727) provided an explanation for this by discovering the universal law of gravitation (1682). For the first time, people could see the shape of the Earth in 1959 in a photograph sent by the US satellite Explorer 6, whereas the first to see it first-hand was the Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin (1934–1968) in 1961.
 
The Earth is the third planet in the solar system, counting from the centre, and the fifth largest and, what is more, the densest planet in this system. It takes 365 days and 6 hours for the Earth to rotate around the Sun. The Earth formed about 4.54 billion years ago from a concretion of a cloud of cosmic dust. With its magnetic field and the atmosphere that protect against solar radiation and smaller meteorites, the Earth is unique. It is the only known planet on which there is water in liquid form. This resulted in life to develop there, including Homo sapiens and thousands of other living things.
 
The Earth, just a tiny grain of dust in the Universe, is the only home for about 7.5 billion people who can enjoy its blue sky and green fields; its forests, mountains, rivers, lakes and seas; its glaciers, deserts and volcanoes; its heavenly peace and ravaging storms. A special coincidence of necessary conditions has given rise to the miracle, which is life.
 
The symbolic Earth at the centre of Latvijas Banka's collector coin "The Earth" points to its place in human values and its existential integrity. The jewel-like Earth is enclosed by a transparent diaphanous veil. It represents the Universe where the planet Earth is floating as an island of life.
За период с 2017-01-06 по 2018-07-16 монета подорожала на 17%

Recent changes

[2018.03.08]   Eurogold: Purchase price of the coin The Earth changed from 70.00 € to 60.00
[2017.08.06]   Rns: Selling price of the coin The Earth changed from 130.00 € to 120.00
[2017.07.28]   Eurogold: Coin The Earth taken out of sale
[2017.07.23]   Rns: Selling price of the coin The Earth changed from 140.00 € to 130.00
[2017.07.06]   Eurogold: Purchase price of the coin The Earth changed from 85.00 € to 70.00
[2017.06.16]   Eurogold: Selling price of the coin The Earth changed from 140.00 € to 125.00
[2017.06.16]   Eurogold: Purchase price of the coin The Earth changed from 90.00 € to 85.00
[2017.06.13]   Eurogold: Purchase price of the coin The Earth changed from 97.00 € to 90.00
[2017.05.24]   Eurogold: On sale coin The Earth with price 140.00
[2017.05.20]   Eurogold: Purchase price of the coin The Earth changed from 100.00 € to 97.00