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
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
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
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
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
The central bank issued more than 205 million euros of banknotes into circulation in the first quarter of this year and 2.9 million euros of coins, while 103 million euros in banknotes were returned. Demand for cash from... more
The exhibition opening at 12.00 on Friday 1 November in the Eesti Pank museum at Estonia pst 11 under the title of Thematic Collections displays the coin collections of collector Kaimar Ilves. The heaviest exhibit is a one-kilogram silver medal from Finland.
The final exhibition in the... more
Eesti Pank ordered 10 million one cent coins from the Slovakian mint to cover the needs of merchants for low value euro coins to give as change in the years ahead. As five-cent coins and larger ones circulate freely, there are sufficient of them in circulation and the central bank does not need... more
Five-cent coins and other larger-value circulating coins so far bore the year number 2011 – the year Estonia adopted the euro. Starting this week, however, people will start receiving euro coins with the year 2018 as change from shops.
One and two-cent coins are different from other... more
- People receive one and two-cent coins as change from shops but very rarely use them for paying with
- Only the final total price to be paid need be rounded, not the price of each individual item
- The final price could be rounded mathematically up or down to the nearest five... more