Coin "Fog Mists the Pane"

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Name Fog Mists the Pane
Presented by 1 lats
Nominal value 1 lats
Metal Silver 925°
Thickness 2,6
Mintage 7000
Production quality Proof
Description of obverse and reverse Obverse: Motif of a window with imprints of lips and leaves on the window-panes. Reverse: Cobble-stone paving and polished image of a leaf with a dulled imprint of lips.
A brief annotation Literary heritage of the great Latvian modernist and urban poet, Aleksandrs Čaks (1901–1950) is multifaceted, wide ranging, and artistically brilliant. Many of Čaks’s poems are very musical: the melody seems to be implied in the image-loaded verse. During Čaks’s lifetime, some poems acquired melodies by anonymous authors, with the song "Confession" whose first line reads: "Fog mists the pane. Why go on and deny..." the most popular among them. Like the vast majority of world’s songs it is about love. It has become a part of Latvian folk heritage due to its natural sounding imagery and melancholy lyricism.
Designer Ilmārs Blumbergs (graphical design); Ligita Franckeviča (plaster model)
Producer Mint of Finland

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