Friday, October 19, 2018

Falkland Islands 50 pence 2018 - Rockhopper Penguin

New commemorative:

"Penguin series: Rockhopper Penguin (Eudyptes Chrysocome)"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Weight: 8.00 g
Diameter: 27.30 mm
Mintage: 7,500


Australia 1 dollar 2018 - Treasured Australian Stories

Two new commemoratives:

"Treasured Australian Stories"

The Tales of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie, by May Gibbs.
The Magic Pudding, by Norman Lindsay.



LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Finland 5 euro 2018 - Mauno Koivisto

New bimetallic commemorative:

"Presidents of Finland" series: Mauno Koivisto



SPECIFICATIONS
Core composition: CuNi
Ring composition: Nordic Gold
Diameter: 27.25 mm
Weight: 9.80 g
Mintage 6,000 (proof) and 30,000 (unc)


Link: Mint of Finland

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Latvia 5 euro 2018 - Coats of Arms

New silver collectors issue:

"Coats of Arms"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Silver .925
Weight: 31.47 g
Diameter: 38.61 mm
Mintage: 3,000
Mint: UAB Lietuvos monetų kalykla (Lithuania)
Graphic design: Laimonis Šēnbergs
Plaster model: Jānis Strupulis


LINK: Bank of Latvia

Hungary 50 forint 2018 - Wrestling World Championship

New circulating commemorative:

"Wrestling World Championship"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Weight: 7.70 g
Diameter: 27.40 mm
Mintage: 2 million
Artist: István Kósa


(news from Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Central Bank of Hungary

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Canada 2 dollars 2018 - Centenary of Armistice

New circulating commemorative bimetallics:

"Centenary of Armistice":



(news by Peter Kaminsky and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Royal Canadian Mint

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Pakistan 50 rupees 2017 - Sir Syed Ahmad Khan

New circulating commemorative:

"200th anniversary of the birth of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan"



(news and image from Pabitra Saha)

Belgium 2.5 euro 2018 - Mount of Piety

New commemorative:

"400 years of the Mount of Piety"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Brass
Weight: 10.50 g
Diameter: 25.65 mm
Mintage: 50 000 (coincard)


LINK: www.herdenkingsmunten.be

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Netherlands 5 & 10 euro 2018 - Wageningen University

New commemoratives in silver plated copper, silver and gold:

"100 years of Wageningen University"



LINK: Royal Dutch Mint

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Belgium 10 euro 2018 - Jacques Brel

New silver commemorative:

"Jacques Brel"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Silver .925
Weight: 18.75 g
Diameter: 33.00 mm
Mintage: 5,000


LINK: www.herdenkingsmunten.be