Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Russia 25 roubles 2018 - Russian Animation: Nu, pogodi!

New base metal commemoratives in normal and coloured editions:

"Russian Animation: Nu, pogodi!"



(news by Aleksander Belozerskikh)

LINK: Bank of Russia

Monday, August 20, 2018

Falkland Islands 50 pence 2018 - Gentoo penguin

New commemorative:

"2nd item in the new Penguin series: Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis Papua)"



(image copyright: Pobjoy Mint)

LINK: The Pobjoy Mint

Falkland Islands 50 pence 2018 - Macaroni penguin

New commemorative:

"1st item in the new Penguin series: Macaroni penguin (Eudyptes chrysolophus)"



(image copyright: Pobjoy Mint)
(news by: Egon Conti)

LINK: The Pobjoy Mint

Netherlands 5 & 10 euro 2018 - Schokland Vijfje

New commemoratives in silver plated copper, silver and gold:

"World heritage site: Schokland Vijfje"



(news by Jo Hoogeveen and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Royal Dutch Mint

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"



(news by Wolfgang Schian)