Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Transnistria 1 rouble 2016 - Gemini

New commemorative:

"The Zodiac: Gemini"



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


(news by Jo Hoogeveen)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Italy 2 euro 2016 - Plauto

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"2200th Anniversary of the death of Tito Maccio Plauto"



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


LINK: Italian Mint

Netherlands 5 & 10 euro 2016 - Wadden Sea

New commemoratives in silver and gold:

World Heritage sites: "Wadden Sea"



(news by Jo Hoogeveen)

LINK: Royal Dutch Mint

Germany 20 euro 2016 - Nelly Sachs

New CuNi and silver commemoratives:

"125th Anniversary of the birth of Nelly Sachs"



(news and images from Jo Hoogeveen and Pabitra Saha)

Brazil 1 real 2016 - Last Rio 2016 bimetallics

New circulating bimetallics:

"Rio 2016 Games"

The last 4 coins are ready:



(news by Pabitra Saha)

SPECIFICATIONS
Ring composition: brass plated steel
Center composition: stainless steel
Weight: 7.00 g
Diameter: 27.00 mm
Edge: serrated


LINK: Banco Central do Brasil

Belgium 2 euro 2016 - Belgium Olympic Team

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Belgium Olympic Team"



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


Friday, May 13, 2016

Poland 5 zlotys 2016 - Priest's Mill in Lodz

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

'Discover Poland: Priest' Mill in Lodz'



(news by Michael Reissner)

SPECIFICATIONS
Ring composition: CuNi
Central disk composition: Aluminium-Bronze
Weight: 6.54 g
Diameter: 24.00 mm


LINK: National Bank of Poland
LINK: Polish State Mint