ISO 4217 Amendment Number 159

Effective from 1 January 2015, the following change will be made to "Table A.1 – Currency and funds code list"

Entity
Currency
Alphabetic code
Numeric code
Minor unit
LITHUANIA Euro
EUR 978 2

Effective from 1 January 2015, the following change will be made to "Table A.3 – Codes for historic denominations of currencies and funds"

Entity
Currency
Alphabetic code
Numeric code
Minor unit
LITHUANIA Lithuanian Litas
LTL 440 2

The exchange rate is fixed at EUR 1.00 = LTL 3.45280

The Lithuanian Litas (LTL) will expire and no longer be accepted as legal tender from 1 January 2015. The Bank of Lithuania will exchange the Lithuanian Litas banknotes and coins by euro banknotes and coins for an indefinite period of time.

Bank accounts will be converted into euro on 1 January 2015. From that date, bank transfers and card payments can only be made in euro. There is a 15 days parallel circulation period, during which time Lithuanian Litas and euro will equally be a valid means of payment (Litas will be accepted for cash payments only).

Minor corrections for following entity names to align with ISO 3166 (country codes):

CAPE VERDE amended to:
CABO VERDE

Cape Verde Escudo amended to:
Cabo Verde Escudo
[The alphabetic (CVE) and numeric code (132) remain the same.]