Friday, March 24, 2017

British Indian Ocean Territory 2 pounds 2017 - Green turtle

New Titanium and CuNi crowns:

"Indigenous green turtle"



LINK: World Mint News Blog

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Latvia, Lithuania & Estonia 2 euro 2018 - Baltic States

New bimetallic circulating commemoratives:

"100th anniversary of the Baltic States"

The central banks of the three Baltic States have agreed on issuing a common 2 euro commemorative coin in 2018 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Latvian and Estonian states and the 100th anniversary of the re-establishment of the Lithuanian statehood. The design of the coin will be selected by the population of the Baltic States in an online vote.

These are the six proposed designs:



LINK: Vote for your favourite Common Baltic Commemorative Coin

India 5 rupees 2016 - Allahabad High Court

New circulating commemorative:

"150th Anniversary of Allahabad High Court"



(news and image by Pabitra Saha)

India 5 rupees 2016 - Mysore University

New circulating commemorative:

"Centenary of Mysore University"



(news by Pabitra Saha)

Lithuania 20 euro 2017 - Algirdas Julien Greimas

New silver collectors' issue:

"100th anniversary of Algirdas Julien Greimas"

Algirdas Julien Greimas (1917-1992), was a French-Lithuanian literary scientist. He is considered one of the most prominent of the French semioticians.



(news and image by Pabitra Saha)
(biographical data taken from the Wikipedia)

LINK: Bank of Lithuania

Sri Lanka 5 rupees 2016 - Steel type

New circulating type:

Sri Lanka 5 rupees coins from 2016 are stainless steel. You'll find further information about these new coins at LakdivaCoins Collection.



(news from Pabitra Saha and Kavan Ratnatunga)
(image from Kavan Ratnatunga)

LINK: LakdivaCoins Collection
LINK: Central Bank of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka 1 rupee 2016 - Steel type

New circulating type:

Sri Lanka 1 rupees coins from 2016 are stainless steel. You'll find further information about these new coins at LakdivaCoins Collection.



(news from Pabitra Saha and Kavan Ratnatunga)
(image from Kavan Ratnatunga)

LINK: LakdivaCoins Collection
LINK: Central Bank of Sri Lanka