Thursday, July 26, 2018

Portugal 2 euro 2018 - Ajuda Botanical Garden

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"250th Anniversary of the Ajuda Botanical Garden"



SPECIFICATIONS
External ring: CuNi
Center disc: 3 layers, Ni-Brass, Ni, Ni-brass
Diameter: 25.75 mm
Width: 2.20 mm
Weight: 8.50 g
Artists: Luc Luycx and João Fazenda


LINK: Portugal Mint

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Gibraltar 50 pence & 1 pound 2017 - Referendum of 1967

New circulating types:

"50th anniversary of the Referendum of 1967"



A 50 pence coin with this motif has been minted also:



(information and images sent by Egon Conti)

Spain 30 euro 2018 - 1300 years of the Kingdom of Asturias

New silver commemorative to be issued soon:

"1300 years of the Kingdom of Asturias"



(image taken from eurocoinland.wordpress.com)

LINK: Spanish Mint

Australia 2 dollars 2018 - Sydney Invictus Games

New commemorative type:

"Sydney Invictus Games"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Al-Bronze
Weight: 6.60 g
Diameter: 20.50 mm
Mintage: 2.3 million
Designer: Alexandra Stokic


(news by Peter Kaminsky)

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Finland 5 euro 2018 - Tammerkoski

New bimetallic commemorative:

"Finnish National Landscapes" series: Tammerkoski



SPECIFICATIONS
Core composition: CuNi
Ring composition: Nordic Gold
Diameter: 27.25 mm
Weight: 9.80 g


(image taken from Mint of Finland)

Link: Mint of Finland

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Uruguay 1,000 pesos 2016 - Fray Bentos UNESCO heritage

New silver commemorative:

"Fray Bentos UNESCO heritage"



Turkey 1 lira 2018 - Transition to Presidential Government

New bimetallic commemorative type:

"Transition to Presidential Government"



(news and image from Pabitra Saha and Gijs Vlothuizen)

Transnistria 1 rouble 2018 - Swan

New commemorative:

"Red book series: Swan"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Nickel plated steel
Weight: 4.65 g
Diameter: 22.00 mm


(image by eBay seller vasid2009)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Transnistria 1 rouble 2018 - Valentina Tereshkova

New commemorative:

"55 years of the first flight of Valentina Tereshkova"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Nickel plated steel
Weight: 4.65 g
Diameter: 22.00 mm


(news by Sergey Potabenko)
(image by eBay seller vasid2009)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Kazakhstan 100 tenge 2018 - Astana

New commemorative:

"20th Anniversary of Astana as the capital city of Kazakhstan"



(news and image by Sergey Potabenko, Gijs Vlothuizen and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: National Bank of Kazakhstan