Struck by Royal Dutch Mint (the
Artist: Ivars Mailitis.
The large coat of arms
of the Republic of Latvia with the year 2004
inscribed below it is in the center. The inscriptions
LATVIJAS and REPUBLIKA, each arranged in a
semicircle, are above and beneath the central motif,
Sprīdītis, a fairytale
character, is featured in the upper part of the coin.
10 stars are arranged in a semicircle around the
central motif, and the inscription Latvija – ES 2004
is beneath it. The numeral 1 is situated in the lower
part of the coin, and the inscription LATS is
arranged in a semicircle beneath it.
Two inscriptions LATVIJAS
BANKA (Bank of Latvia) are separated with rhombic