Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Latvia 5 euro 2018 - The Garden of Destiny

New silver collectors issue:

"The Garden of Destiny"



The idea of the Garden of Destiny came as a response to a heartfelt desire of the people to create a national memorial site in honour of those 600 thousand people of Latvia who suffered and perished during totalitarian regimes of the 20th century.

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Silver .925
Weight: 31.47 g
Diameter: 38.61 mm
Mintage: 3,000
Mint: Koninklijke Nederlandse Munt (The Netherlands)
Graphic design: Frančeska Kirke
Plaster model: Ligita Franckeviča


A stamp was released also:



LINK: Bank of Latvia

Belgium 2.5 euro 2018 - The Red Devils

New commemorative:

"The Red Devils"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Brass
Weight: 10.50 g
Diameter: 25.65 mm
Mintage: 500 000 (coincard)


LINK: www.herdenkingsmunten.be

Finland 5 euro 2018 - The Archipelago Sea

New bimetallic commemorative:

"Finnish National Landscapes" series: The Archipelago Sea



SPECIFICATIONS
Core composition: CuNi
Ring composition: Nordic Gold
Diameter: 27.25 mm
Weight: 9.80 g


(image taken from Mint of Finland)

Link: Mint of Finland

Tajikistan 2018 - New circulating types

Three new coin types were issued today for circulation:



(news by Grigorii Golosov)

LINK: National Bank of the Republic of Tajikistan

Monday, June 18, 2018

Iran 5000 rials 2018 - Iranian capital market

New commemorative:

"50th Anniversary of the Iranian capital market"



(image from Central Bank of Iran)
(news from Potabenko Sergey)

Transnistria 1 rouble 2017 - World Cup Russia 2018

New commemorative:

"World Cup Russia 2018"



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


(news and image by Alexey Malykh and Egon Conti)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Peru 1 sol 2018 - White-winged guan

New circulating type:

"White-winged guan - Pava aliblanca (Penelope albipennis)"

This is the 5th coin of the series "Endangered Fauna from Peru":



(news and image by David Velarde)

LINK: Peru Central Bank

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Lithuania 1.5 euro 2018 - Saint Jonas Festival

New CuNi collectors' issue:

"Traditional Lithuanian Celebrations series: Saint Jonas Festival - Joninės (Rasos)"



A silver 5€ coin has been minted too.

LINK: Bank of Lithuania

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Italy 2 euro 2018 - Ministry of Health

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"60 years of Ministry of Health"

The coincard and proof versions are released already. The rolls with circulation pieces will be issued later this year.



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)

LINK: Italian Mint

Italy 10 euro 2018 - Trajan

New gold proof collectors issue:

"Roman emperors series: Trajan"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: gold .900
Diameter: 13.85 mm
Weight: 3.00 g
Mintage: 1,500


LINK: Italian Mint