Friday, October 31, 2008

Canada 25 cents 2008 - End of WWI

New circulating commemorative:

"90th Anniversary of the End of WWI"



LINK: Royal Canadian Mint

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Kazakhstan 50 tenge 2008

New circulating commemoratives:



LINK: National Bank of Kazakhstan

SPECIFICATIONS
Weight: 11.37 g
Diameter: 31.00 mm
Thickness: 2.00 mm
Edge: grooved with 10 sectors of corrugation
Mintage: 50,000

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Tajikistan 5 somoni 2008

New bimetallic:

It is dedicated to the 1150 anniversary of the founder of classic Persian (Tajik) literature Abuabdullo Rudaki.



LINK: National Bank of Tajikistan

Friday, October 17, 2008

Brunei 1 sen 2008

New circulating type:

This new one cent coin is made of copper and zinc and is yellowish in color, while the present coin is made up of only copper and is brownish in color.



(information and image by Pabitra Saha)

Friday, October 10, 2008

Portugal 2.5 euro 2008 - Fado

New circulating commemorative:



LINK: Casa da Moeda

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Diameter: 28.00 mm
Weight: 12.00 g
Mintage: 150,000
Artist: Vitor Santos

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Portugal 2 euro 2008 - Human Rights

New circulating commemorative:

"60 years from Universal Declaration of Human Rights"



LINK: Casa da Moeda

SPECIFICATIONS
Diameter: 25.75 mm
Weight: 8.50 g
Mintage: 1,000,000
Artist: João Duarte

Thursday, October 2, 2008

Spain 12 euro 2008

New silver circulating commemorative:

"International Year of Planet Earth"



LINK: 12 euros 2008 article by Ruyman
LINK: Spanish mint

This coin is legal tender only in the Spanish territory.

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Ag 0.925
Weight: 18.00 g
Diameter: 33.00 mm
Edge: plain
Mintage: 2,000,000