Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Latvia 1 lats 2007 - Snowman

New circulating commemorative:



It's been struck in 2007 by Münze Österreich, Austria.

LINK: Bank of Latvia

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Diameter: 21.75 mm
Weight: 4.80 g
Edge: inscriptions
Artists: Daina Lapina and Ligita Franckevica

Friday, December 21, 2007

Serbia 20 dinara 2007 - Dositej Obradovic

New circulating type:

"20 dinara: Dositej Obradovic"

(information provided by Srdjan Gligorin and Zlatko Viscevic)



LINK: National Bank of Serbia

SPECIFICATIONS
Alloy: 70% Cu, 12% Ni, 18% Zn
Diameter: 28,00 mm
Weight: 9,00 g


Friday, December 14, 2007

UAE 1 dirham 2007 - Zakum & Scouts

New circulating commemoratives in the United Arab Emirates:

"30 years of Zakum Development Company"
"UAE Scout Golden Jubilee"



(information and images by Gijs Vlothuizen from www.iwantallcoins.com)

LINK: Central Bank of the UAE

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Weight: 6.40 g
Diameter: 24.00 mm


Thursday, December 13, 2007

Mexico 100 pesos 2007 - Veracruz, Yucatán & Zacatecas

"Mexican States collection 2: VERACRUZ, YUCATÁN & ZACATECAS"



LINK: Banco de Mexico

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

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Argentina 2 pesos 2007 - Oil

New circulating commemorative:

"100 years since the discovery of oil in Comodoro Rivadavia"



(information and image by Leandro Sebastián Inserra from www.numismaticapuntocom.com.ar)

LINK: Banco Central de la República Argentina

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Weight: 10.40 g
Diameter: 30.00 mm
Mintage: 1,000,000
Artist: Carlos P Rodríguez Dufour


Tuesday, December 4, 2007