Lithuanian litas

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Lithuanian litas
Lietuvos litas (Lithuanian)
500 litai banknote (observe and reverse)
500 litai banknote (observe and reverse)
ISO 4217 Code LTL
User(s) None, previously:
Lithuania Lithuania
Inflation 1.4%
Source European Central Bank, April 2013
Method HICP
ERM
Since 28 June 2004
Fixed rate since 2 February 2002
Replaced by €, cash 1 January 2015
= 3.45280 Lt
Band pegged in practice, 15% de jure
Subunit
1/100 centas
Symbol Lt (litas), ct (centas)
Plural litai (nom. pl.) or litų (gen. pl.) or litu (nom. dl. in pre-war period)
centas centai (nom. pl.) or centų (gen. pl.) or centu (nom. dl. in pre-war period)
Coins 1 centas, 2, 5 centai, 10, 20, 50 centų, 1 litas, 2, 5 litai
Banknotes 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 litų
Central bank Bank of Lithuania
Website [http://www.lb.lt www.lb.lt]
This infobox shows the latest status before this currency was rendered obsolete.

Lithuanian litas (Lithuanian: Litas) was the national currency of the Republic of Lithuania. Litas became a currency of Lithuania in 1922, then again in 1993. In present days, there are 8 coins (1, 2, 5, 10, 50 cents and 1, 2 and 5 LTL) and 6 banknotes (10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 LTL) in use. It stopped being in use in 2015.

General information[change | change source]

  • ISO 4217 Code: LTL
  • Inflation: 3.6 % (2006 estimate)
  • Subunit: 1/100 (1 cent (centas))
  • Symbol: Lt
  • Central bank: Bank of Lithuania