Use of images of banknotes and coins

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Banknote images can be used in:

  • photographs, drawings, paintings and other reproductions where the focus is not on the banknotes themselves;
  • one-sided copies, the size of which is at least 125 per cent or at most 75 per cent of the real length and width of a respective banknote;
  • double-sided copies, the size of which is at least 200 per cent or at most 50 per cent of the real length and width of a respective banknote.

Coin images can be used in:

  • photographs, drawings, paintings and other flat reproductions on paper, textile or another material, with the exception of metals.

The Bank of Lithuania's permission is necessary for:

  • any other reproductions not mentioned above.

The use of images of banknotes and coins is prohibited when:

  • such images are difficult to distinguish from the original and they can be confused with real banknotes and coins;
  • their use can inflict damage on the image of the Lithuanian currency or the Bank of Lithuania.

Further reading on the use of images of banknotes and coins:
Resolution of the Board of the Bank of Lithuania on the Use of Images of Banknotes and Coins of the Republic of Lithuania

Updated 28/01/2015