10.04.2021
  • Sales of the coin will start today on 10 April at 09.00
  • Because of Coronavirus restrictions the coins will only be on sale through the Omniva online store
  • The coin will cost 45 euros and has a nominal value of 8 euros
  • 4000 of the coins will be minted
  • ... more
05.04.2021
  • 4000 of the coins will be minted
  • The coin will cost 45 euros and has a nominal value of 8 euros
  • Coronavirus restrictions mean that the coins will only be on sale through the Omniva online store
  • Sales of the coin will start on Saturday 10 April at 09.00
  • ... more
12.02.2021

Eesti Pank is accepting entries to the four coin design competitions announced in December until 26 February at 12.00. The coins will be issued in 2022.

At the proposal of the advisory committee operating at Eesti Pank, the central bank will issue the following coins in 2022:

  • A... more
  • 03.02.2021

    The central bank issued more than 317 million euros of banknotes into circulation in the fourth quarter of 2020 and 2 million euros of coins, while 249 million euros of banknotes were returned.

    Net issuance for the quarter as a whole, which is the difference between banknotes issued and... more

    19.11.2020

    The competition to design a silver coin dedicated to Hanseatic Pärnu was won by Aidi Mesi. The Eesti Pank Supervisory Board decided that the design named Kurss Pärnule, or Course for Pärnu, was the best submitted.

    The winning designer explained that she was inspired by the idea of the... more

    05.11.2020
    Martti Näksi cash analyst

    The central bank issued more than 323 million euros of banknotes into circulation in the third quarter of 2020 and 2.2 million euros of coins, while 249 million euros of banknotes were returned.

    The net issuance of banknotes by Eesti Pank for... more

    19.10.2020

    The legal issuers of euro coins are the euro area countries. The European Commission coordinates all coin matters at euro area level.

    The euro coin series comprises eight different denominations: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 cent, €1 and €2. All the euro coins are legal tender throughout the... more

    05.10.2020

    Eesti Pank will this week start to issue into circulation new two-cent and 20-cent circulation coins dated 2020 to cover the short-term demand from shops for these coins. Two million two-cent coins and 1.5 million 20-cent coins stamped with the year 2020 have been minted by the Lithuanian mint... more

    03.08.2020
    Martti Näksi cash analyst at Eesti Pank

    The central bank issued more than 316 million euros of banknotes into circulation in the second quarter of 2020 and 1.7 million euros of coins, while 178 million euros of banknotes were returned.

    The net issuance of banknotes by... more

    29.06.2020

    Euro cash has been in use since 2002 and is now used by more than 338 million people in 19 European countries. Since 1 January 2011, the euro has been the only legal tender in Estonia.

    The other countries besides Estonia in the euro area are Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, France,... more

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