RIGA - Last year LVL 1.6 million (EUR 2.3 million) Latvian banknotes and coins were exchanged for euros at the Bank of Latvia, said the bank's spokesman Janis Silakalns.
He said that at the end of 2019, still lats banknotes and coins worth LVL 85.9 million or EUR 122.2 million had not been exchanged for euros. This includes 340.9 million lats coins weighing 782 tons.
Most of the lats coins not yet exchanged are of the smallest denominations - 240 million one-santim and two-santim coins. Meanwhile, there are still not yet exchanged ...
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