Thursday, December 18, 2014

France 2 euros 2014 - World AIDS day

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

'World AIDS day'

External ring: CuNi
Center disc: 3 layers, Ni-Brass, Ni, Ni-brass
Diameter: 25.75 mm
Width: 2.20 mm
Weight: 8.50 g
Mintage: 3 million

Lithuania 50 litas 2014 - "Form" coin

New silver collectors issue:

(news by Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Bank of Lithuania

Composition: Silver Ag 925
Quality: proof
Weight: 28.28 g
Artist: Agne Dautartaite-Krutule
Mintage: 3,000

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Armenia 200 drams 2014 - Tree leaves

New circulating commemoratives:

The Central Bank of Armenia will release on 29th December a new series of 6 commemorative coins of 200 drams, depicting Leaves of Armenian trees:

-Quercus araxina
-Platanus orientalis
-Salix babylonica
-Fagus orientalis
-Pinus kochiana
-Populus tremula

The common side is that of the existing ordinary type:

(news and images by Slava Gasparov)

You can order this set from my friend Slava (

LINK: Central Bank of Armenia

Bangladesh 5 taka 2005 - New variety

This is another variety of Bangladesh 5 Taka coin. It is very hardly seen in circulation:

The difference among 5 Taka 2005, 2006 (KM#26.1) and 2008 (KM#26.2) are in clouds, pillars and numerical writings:

(images and information by Abu Shamim Md. Talha (Limon))