Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Canada 2 dollars 2014 - Baby Rabbits

New bimetallic commemorative:

Available only as part of the Special Edition Specimen Set.

Ring composition: Nickel
Center composition: CuAlNi
Weight: 7.30 g
Diameter: 28.03 mm
Edge: interrupted serrations
Artist: Pierre Leduc

LINK: Royal Canadian Mint

Monday, September 1, 2014

Portugal 5 euros 2014 - Eleanor of Portugal

New CuNi commemorative:

'Eleanor of Portugal (1434-1467)'

Composition: CuNi
Weight: 14.00 g
Diameter: 30.00 mm
Mintage: 75,000
Artists: Isabel Carriço & Fernando Branco

LINK: Portugal Mint

Friday, August 29, 2014

Sri Lanka 1 rupee 2013 - Die Variation

Upper type is from the Finland Mint.
Lower one is from the British Royal Mint.

(news and image by Pabitra Saha)

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Belgium 2 euro 2014 - Red Cross

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

'150 years of the Red Cross in Belgium'

(news by Pabitra Saha)
(image from eurocoinland.wordpress.com)

External ring: CuNi
Center disc: 3 layers, Ni-Brass, Ni, Ni-brass
Diameter: 25.75 mm
Width: 2.20 mm
Weight: 8.50 g

Ascension Island 1 crown 2014 - World War I heroes

New collectors issue:

'Remembering World War I heroes'

(news ang image from Pabitra Saha)

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