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Baltic Way

Baltic Way Baltic Way
Tipas: Sidabrinė moneta
Medžiaga: Sidabras 925°
Išleista: 2014
Mėnuo: August
Nominalas: 5 EUR
Tiražas: 10 000
Kokybė: Proof
Masė (g): 22.00
Skersmuo (mm): 35.00
Monetos dailininkas: Visvaldis Asaris
Gipsinis modelis: Ligita Franckevica-Ulmane
Moneta nukaldinta: Koninklijke Nederlandse Munt (Nyderlandai)



Sale

Seller Price
Vladimir 35.00  [24.60 Ls] new Collector's cabinet
Rns 35.00  [24.60 Ls] new Collector's cabinet
Latviancoins 42.00  [29.52 Ls] new Collector's cabinet
bank.lv 42.00  [29.52 Ls] new Collector's cabinet
bank.lv * 37.50  [26.36 Ls] new Collector's cabinet
Roman 37.00  [26.00 Ls] new Collector's cabinet
Proof 35.00  [24.60 Ls] new Collector's cabinet
Black_Bug 35.00  [24.60 Ls] new Collector's cabinet
Gvido 55.00  [38.65 Ls] new Collector's cabinet
ANTIKWAR999 44.00  [30.92 Ls] new Collector's cabinet
Coins 35.00  [24.60 Ls] Collector's cabinet
Coins 40.00  [28.11 Ls] Collector's cabinet
Juris 35.00  [24.60 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
Irina 41.00  [28.81 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
Vadim 40.00  [28.11 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
Ēriks 42.00  [29.52 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
Jānis 35.00  [24.60 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
julijalada 50.00  [35.14 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
Андрей 39.00  [27.41 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
Janis 40.00  [28.11 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
Jānis 33.00  [23.19 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
Andris 45.00  [31.63 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
sergej 35.00  [24.60 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
Svetlana 39.00  [27.41 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
sergej 35.00  [24.60 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
goldsilvertrade.lv 50.00  [35.14 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
Olegs 45.00  [31.63 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
Alex 45.00  [31.63 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
Silvija 50.00  [35.14 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
Natalja 60.00  [42.17 Ls] old Collector's cabinet

* Wholesale price for the purchase of 10 or more coins

Buying

Buyer Price
Vladimir 30.00 €  [21.08 Ls] new Collector's cabinet
Eurogold 15.00 €  [10.54 Ls] new Collector's cabinet
Buratīno 35.00 €  [24.60 Ls] Collector's cabinet
Moneta 25.00 €  [17.57 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
Guntars 30.00 €  [21.08 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
Proof 26.00 €  [18.27 Ls] Collector's cabinet
Vlad 15.00 €  [10.54 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
ANTIKWAR999 22.00 €  [15.46 Ls] Collector's cabinet
goldsilvertrade.lv 35.00 €  [24.60 Ls] old Collector's cabinet
Sergejs 45.00 €  [31.63 Ls] old Collector's cabinet

Obverse

The obverse is crossed by a braid with ribbons in the colours of national flags of the three Baltic Republics woven in it. The inscription "5 euro" is on the right. The lower left part of the obverse bears the semi-circled inscription BALTIJAS CEĻŠ 1989, with the year 2014 on the right.

Reverse

The reverse displays a vertical image of a tree trunk with exposed roots. There are two semi-circled inscriptions – ATMOSTAS BALTIJA (Awakening Baltics) on the left and LIETUVA LATVIJA EESTI (Lithuania Latvia Estonia) on the right.

Edge

The edge features two inscriptions LATVIJAS BANKA and LATVIJAS REPUBLIKA, separated by rhombic dots.

The idea of freedom is one for which people have always been willing to pay the highest price. In Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania the yearning for freedom found a powerful expression at the end of the 1980s. The Baltic peoples were united by a common goal: to shake off the shackles of the Soviet totalitarian empire, which had meant subjugation of half a century and which had originated in the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact. This mutual non-aggression pact signed on 23 August 1939 by the USSR and Germany was supplemented by a secret protocol, which in fact meant the division of six independent European states into spheres of influence and occupation.

The Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact prepared and initiated World War II. The USSR, an active ally of Nazi Germany, occupied the Baltic States in the summer of 1940 in direct consequence of the pact. The social and economic orders were forcibly changed in accordance with the interests of the USSR and subject to the dictatorship of communist ideology and regime. The Baltic States were incorporated into this superpower, experiencing deportations and killing of their citizens, nationalisation and collectivisation, political terror and life behind the "iron curtain" in isolation from the world.

Fifty years after the criminal Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact was signed, on 23 August 1989 at 7 p.m., about two million residents of the Baltic countries joined hands forming a 600-kilometre-long human chain that joined Tallinn, Riga and Vilnius for 15 minutes. This unique action drew the attention of the entire world, highlighting the historical injustice and asserting that the idea of freedom and independence is very much alive in the minds and hearts of the three Baltic nations. In the lexicon of non-violent struggle, the message of Awakening, Popular Front and Singing Revolution was supplemented by another striking entry – the Baltic Way. It was like an informal referendum that demonstrated to the occupation power how united the Baltic nations were in their desire to regain their freedom and renew their independence. The Baltic Way demonstrated the effectiveness of non-violent struggle and the power of unity.

In 1991, the Baltic nations regained their statehood and political independence. The withdrawal of occupation troops, admittance of the Baltic countries to the United Nations and later to the European Union, NATO and many international organisations were natural milestones in their subsequent journey. On 30 July 2009, UNESCO included the documentary testimonies of the Baltic Way in the international register "Memory of the World". This Latvian euro coin is dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the striking event demonstrating unity among the three Baltic nations.

Recent changes

[2017.11.17]   Rns: Selling price of the coin Baltic Way changed from 38.00 € to 35.00
[2017.09.16]   Eurogold: Purchase price of the coin Baltic Way changed from 20.00 € to 15.00
[2017.07.28]   Eurogold: Coin Baltic Way taken out of sale
[2017.03.20]   Eurogold: Purchase price of the coin Baltic Way changed from 25.00 € to 20.00
[2016.08.31]   baltcoin.lv: Coin Baltic Way taken out of sale
[2016.08.20]   baltcoin.lv: Selling price of the coin Baltic Way changed from 41.50 € to 38.00
[2016.07.26]   Latviancoins: Selling price of the coin Baltic Way changed from 41.00 € to 42.00
[2016.03.02]   Latviancoins: Coin Baltic Way taken out of sale
[2016.01.27]   bank.lv: Selling price of the coin Baltic Way changed from 41.07 € to 42.00
[2016.01.14]   Eurogold: On sale coin Baltic Way with price 50.00