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Episode #14 - LITHUANIA - Talonas and Litas Banknotes

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Today on World Currency Collector we're traveling to Lithuania to check out the Talonas and Litas banknotes. We'll learn all about Pick numbers in banknote collecting. Then we’ll check out the charging knight on the Lithuanian national coat of arms called Vytis, sage and rosemary, the grey heron and the grey wolf, writers Žemaitė and Motiejus Valančius, pilots Steponas Darius and Stasys Girėnas, and famed poet Maironis. Visit Trakai Island Castle: http://www.trakai-visit.lt/en/museums Read some of the poetry of Maironis: https://web.archive.org/web/20120505231156/http://members.efn.org/~valdas/maironis.html More about Juozas Zikaras and the Statue of Liberty: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juozas_Zikaras Make a virtual visit to some famous museums in Lithuania: http://www.muziejai.lt/Index.lt.asp
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Text Comments (14)
Le dictator HOI4 (3 months ago)
Like if Lithuania should bring back Litas
office plankton (7 months ago)
we adopted the euro in 2015 and we don’t speak latvian. get ur facts right
BARRY JONES69 (11 months ago)
no Lithuanian speaks Latvian
TheDeadLinger (11 months ago)
carter gibson (1 year ago)
Can you do a video about the dirham aed
Hemanth Nukala (1 year ago)
please upload swiss francs
Banknotescollector 21 (1 year ago)
can you make more Videos?
Fermented Bread Water (1 year ago)
>The people of lithuania speak lithuanian and latvian Ive been all around lithuania and ive met only 2 people who speak latvian, it would've been better to say that lithuanians also speak russian (like many ex-ussr countries) as an unofficial language. On a side-note you should've talked about the cultural facts relating to lithuania when talking about some of the illiustrations. (ex.: How the wolfs depicted on the talonas simbolize a dream grand duke gediminas had, which featured an iron wolf howling on a hill, on which he then built Gedimino pilis (Gediminas' Castle).)
Polish zloty :)
wwwelkam (1 year ago)
Lithuania did not adopt Euro in 2004 when it joined EU. It adopted Euro in 1 January 2015
K Pov (14 hours ago)
since 2002 Euro and Litas was tided together (exange rate was constant 3.45 Litas for 1 Euro)
Rapolas Toliusis (1 year ago)
I'm from Lithuania
Rapolas Toliusis (1 year ago)
thank for your video
Thank you for watching, Rapolas!

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