Monday, August 28, 2006

Denmark 20 krone 2006 - Three brothers

New circulating commemorative:

"The Three brothers"



The Three Brothers are three stone cairns that mark the sheltered water route off the west coast of Greenland. For several hundred years the cairns have been an important landmark for navigators.
(thanks to Pat Clay for the information)

LINK: Denmark National Bank

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Aluminium Bronze, 92%Cu6%Al2%Ni
Diameter: 27.00 mm
Thickness: 2.35 mm
Weight: 9.30 g
Edge: rim with interrupted milling
Designer: Niels Motzfeldt


Thursday, August 24, 2006

Mexico 100 pesos 2006 - Guanajuato

New circulating commemorative:

"Mexican States collection 2: Guanajuato"



LINK: Banco de Mexico

SPECIFICATIONS
Disc composition: Silver 0.925
Ring composition: Aluminium-Bronze
Weight: 33.967 g
Diameter: 39.00 mm
Edge: rifling


Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Israel new 2 sheqel coin

New circulating value:
2 new sheqel


(information by Javier Sajnovsky)

LINK: Ynet information
LINK: Bank of Israel

Monday, August 21, 2006

Poland 2 zlotys 2006 - City of Pszczyna

New circulating commemorative:
"Polish cities: PSZCZYNA"



LINK: National Bank of Poland
LINK: Polish State Mint
LINK: Polish Cities Coins Program
Data about Pszczyna: Pszczyna site


SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Nordic gold, CuAl5Zn5Sn1
Weight: 8.15 g
Diameter: 27.00 mm
Mintage: 1,100,000


Thursday, August 3, 2006

Mexico 100 pesos 2006 - Durango

New circulating commemorative:

"Mexican States collection 2: Durango"



LINK: Banco de Mexico

SPECIFICATIONS
Disc composition: Silver 0.925
Ring composition: Aluminium-Bronze
Weight: 33.967 g
Diameter: 39.00 mm
Edge: rifling