Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Aruba 5 florin 2018 - Soldachi (Hermit Crab)

New silver collectors' issue:

"Soldachi (Hermit Crab)"



(news by Jo Hoogeveen)

Transnistria 1 rouble 2018 - Year of the Pig 2019

New commemorative:

"Year of the Pig 2019"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Nickel plated steel
Weight: 4.65 g
Diameter: 22.00 mm


(news and image from Gijs Vlothuizen)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Monday, December 17, 2018

Peru 1 sol 2018 - Darwin's rhea

New circulating type:

"Darwin's rhea (Rhea pennata)"

This is the 7th coin of the series "Endangered Fauna from Peru":



(news and image by David Velarde)

LINK: Peru Central Bank

Friday, December 14, 2018

Transnistria 1 rouble 2018 - 25 years of the EximBank

New commemorative:

"25 years of the EximBank"



(news by Jo Hoogeveen)
(image from eBay seller vasid2009)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Transnistria 1 rouble 2018 - Woodpecker

New commemorative:

"Red book series: Woodpecker"



(news by Jo Hoogeveen)
(image from eBay seller alexandercoins)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Transnistria 1 rouble 2018 - Otter

New commemorative:

"Red book series: Otter"



(image from eBay seller vasid2009)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Transnistria 3 roubles 2017 - 445th anniversary of Chobruchi village

New commemorative:

"445th anniversary of Chobruchi village"



(image from eBay seller alexandercoins)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Thursday, December 13, 2018

USA 1 dollar 2018 - American Innovation

New circulating type:

"American Innovation Program introductory coin"

The new 15-year initiative honors innovators and innovations from each state, the District of Columbia, and the five USA territories (Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands). The United States Mint American Innovation $1 Coin Program will run from 2018 through 2032.



LINK: The United States Mint

(information and image by Nicolas Quentin)

SPECIFICATIONS
Alloy: Nordic gold
Weight: 8.10 g
Diameter: 26.50 mm


China 10 yuan 2019 - Year of the Pig

New circulating bimetallic commemorative to be issued by the end of january:

10 yuan: 2019 - Year of the Pig



(news from Pabitra Saha)

Romania 50 bani 2018 - Centenary of the Great Union of 1918

New circulating commemorative:

"100 years since the Great Union of 1918"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: brass (CuZnNi)
Diameter: 23.75 mm
Weight: 6.10 g
Mintage: 1 million


A proof version of the 50 bani circulation type exists also. Silver (10 lei) and gold (500 lei) collectors' issues were released as well.

(news from Aurelian Vasile and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Romania National Bank