Friday, August 29, 2008

Sri Lanka 5 rupees 2007 - Cricket World Cup

New circulating commemorative:

"Cricket World Cup"



(information from Pabitra Saha)
(image from Kavan Ratnatunga)

Further info: Kavan Ratnatunga's site
LINK: Central Bank of Sri Lanka

SPECIFICATIONS
Alloy: brass plated steel
Diameter: 23.50 mm
Thickness: 2.70 mm
Weight: 7.70 gms
Edge: Milled with incuse CBSL
Mint: Llantrisant Royal Mint
Artist: M. H. Hasitha Chanka

Thursday, August 28, 2008

Russia 10 roubles 2008

2 new bimetallic circulating commemoratives:

"Ancient Russian Towns: Priozersk"
"Russian Regions: Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria"



LINK: Bank of Russia

SPECIFICATIONS
Diameter: 27.00 mm
Edge: corrugated with inscription

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Rwanda 100 francs 2007

New circulating bimetallic:



(image from Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club)

Monday, August 25, 2008

Australia 50 cents 2008 - Australia II's Victory

New circulating commemorative:

"25th Anniversary of Australia II's Victory"



LINK: Royal Australian Mint

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Weight: 15.55 g
Diameter: 31.51 mm
Mintage: Unlimited

Thursday, August 21, 2008

Denmark 20 krone 2008 - SHIPS: Sea Stalion

New circulating commemorative:

"SHIPS: Sea Stalion"



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: Erik Varming

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Zimbabwe 2003/08 - 10 & 25 dollars

New circulating types:



Although they were minted in 2003, they've released in 2008.

(information by P.K.Saha, image taken from eBay)

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

India 50 paise 2008 - New design

New circulating type:



(information by P.K.Saha and Wolfgang Schuster)

Monday, August 18, 2008

India 2 rupees 2007 - Air Force

New circulating commemorative:

"Indian Air Force Platinum Jubilee"



(information by Alex Zlotin)