Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Norway 20 krone 2019 - Gustav Vigeland

New circulating commemorative released today:

"150th anniversary of the birth of Gustav Vigeland"

The anniversary motif is designed by artist Håkon Anton Fagerås. The motif shows Vigeland by his stand while contemplating the sculpture "The Foetus" during modelling.



LINK: Norges Bank

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Japan 500 yen 2021 - Circulation bimetallic type

New bimetallic ordinary type for the Reiwa era pieces after year 3 (2021):



(news by Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Japan Mint

Monday, April 8, 2019

British Antarctic Territory 50 pence 2019 - Emperor penguin

New commemorative:

"Penguin series: Emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri)"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Weight: 8.00 g
Diameter: 27.30 mm
Mintage: 4,000


(image copyright: Pobjoy Mint)

LINK: The Pobjoy Mint

Australia 50 cents 2019 - International Year of Indigenous Languages

New commemorative:

'International Year of Indigenous Languages'



LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Australia 2 dollars 2019 - A Hundred Years of Repatriation

New coloured commemorative type:

"A Hundred Years of Repatriation"



LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Latvia 5 euro 2019 - Cat's Mill

New silver collectors issue:

"Cat's Mill"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Silver .925
Weight: 22.00 g
Diameter: 35.00 mm
Mintage: 2,500
Mint: UAB Lietuvos monetų kalykla (Lithuania)
Graphic design: Elīna Brasliņa
Plaster model: Ligita Franckeviča


LINK: Bank of Latvia

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Slovakia 2 euro 2019 - Milan Rastislav Štefánik

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Centenary of the death of Milan Rastislav Štefánik"



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


A silver 10 euro coin will be released also:



(news and images from excellent blog www.numismatica-visual.es)

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Andorra 2 euro 2018 - Constitution of the Principality of Andorra

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"25th anniversary of the Constitution of the Principality of Andorra"



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


Andorra 2 euro 2018 - Declaration of Human Rights

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"70 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights"



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


San Marino 2 euro 2019 - Leonardo da Vinci

New circulating bimetallic commemorative to be issued this year:

"500 years of the death of Leonardo da Vinci"



(news and images by www.numismatica-visual.es)

LINK: San Marino Mint