Latvia: Centenary anniversary of the Latvian Provisional National Council celebrated on new silver coin

December 8, 2017 in Collecting, News, Numismatica, Numismatics

By Michael Alexander

The Bank of Latvia have issued (4th December) a new silver coin which is in remembrance of the-then province’s first session of the Latvian Provisional National Council (LPNC) held in Valka 100 years ago, one of the most significant events which resulted in establishing Latvia’s statehood.

Between a complicated and vast war breaking out in Europe in late 1914 and the abdication of Czar Nicholas II in March 1917, circumstances all over the would-be former empire were about to change significantly. The nationalist sentiments in Finland and the three Baltic states of Latvia, Estonia, and Lithuania began to gain greater momentum, Full article at the source>

Source: (Coin Update News)

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