Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Lesotho 500 maloti 2013 - 50th Birthday of the King

New gold collectors' issue:

"50th Birthday of the King"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Gold .9167
Diameter: 38.61 mm
Weight: 39.94 g
Mintage: 150


(news and image by Murtaza Karimjee)

You can order this coin from Murtaza Karimjee's site:

www.africanbanknotes.blogspot.com

Monday, June 6, 2016

Finland 10 euro 2016 - Alvar Aalto

New silver commemorative:

"Europa Star programme: Alvar Aalto"

Alvar Aalto (1898–1976) was a renowned pioneer of modern architecture and design.



(news by Pabitra Saha)

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Silver .925
Diameter: 33.00 mm
Weight: 17.00 g
Mintage: 10,000
Designer: Aimo Katajamäki


LINK: Bank of Finland
LINK: Mint of Finland

Alderney 5 pounds 2016 - World Cup victory in 1966

New collector types in CuNi, silver and gold:

"England's historic victory at the 1966 World Cup in Wembley Stadium"



LINK: British Royal Mint

(news by Pabitra Saha)

Monaco 2 euros 2016 - Monte Carlo foundation by Charles III

New bimetallic commemorative:

"150 years of the foundation of Monte Carlo by Charles III"



(image from numismatica-visual.es)

Oman 1 rial 2015 - 45th National Day

New silver and gold commemoratives:



Specifications sheet:



(news and scans from Wolfgang Schuster)

LINK: Central Bank of Oman

Oman 1 rial 2015 - Sultan's Portrait

New silver and gold commemoratives:



Specifications sheet:



(news and scans from Wolfgang Schuster)

LINK: Central Bank of Oman

Friday, June 3, 2016

Slovakia 2 euro 2016 - EU Presidency

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Presidency of the European Union"



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


(news by Pabitra Saha and Egon Conti)
(image by Egon Conti)