Thursday, May 22, 2008

Portugal 2.5 euro 2008 - Pekin Olympics

New circulating commemorative:

LINK: Casa da Moeda

Composition: Silver 75/25
Diameter: 28.00 mm
Weight: 10 g
Mintage: 487,500

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Saudi Arabia 100 halala AH1429/2008

The new circulating type:

The previous KM#66 1998 type:

The margin has the writing The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Aal-Saud.
The tails has One Riyal written in Arabic, while the margin has One Hundred Halala written on the upper part.

(information and images by Pabitra Saha and the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency)

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Monday, May 12, 2008

Australia 1 dollar 2008 - Scouts

New circulating commemorative:

"Centenary of Scouts"

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Composition: Aluminium Bronce
Weight: 9.00 g
Diameter: 25.00 mm
Mintage: Unlimited
Designer: C. Goodall

Friday, May 9, 2008

Denmark 20 krone 2008 - SHIPS: Selandia

New circulating commemorative:

"SHIPS: Selandia"

LINK: Denmark National Bank

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: Torben Ebbesen