Friday, January 18, 2008

Canada 25 cents 2008 - Vancouver Games 2

New circulating commemoratives:

"Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games 2"

This year, four 25 cent coins will be released into circulation.

Their reverses:



The common obverse:



The Winter Olympic Games logo:



LINK: Royal Canadian Mint
LINK: Vancouver 2010

Friday, January 11, 2008

USA 2008 - State Quarters

New circulating commemoratives.

The designs for the 5 new quarters are ready:



LINK: The United States Mint
LINK: Quarter Designs

SPECIFICATIONS
Weight: 5.67 g
Diameter: 24.26 mm
Thickness: 1.75 mm
Edge: reeded

Friday, January 4, 2008

Panama 25 centesimos 2005 - Bridge

New circulating commemorative released in 2007:



(image taken from Jose NG's site)
(thanks also to the anonymous reader who told me this is a 2005 item)

Image of the real bridge "Puente del Rey":