Sunday, November 30, 2008

Egypt 10 piastres 2008

New circulating type:

10 piastres 2008

New size and material for this denomination.




SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: possibly CuNi plated steel
Diameter: 19.00 mm
Edge: plain

Friday, November 28, 2008

Monday, November 24, 2008

Sri Lanka 2 rupees 2008 - EPF

New circulating commemorative:

"Employers Provident Fund (EPF) - 50th Anniversary"



(information and image from Kavan Ratnatunga)

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

SPECIFICATIONS
Alloy: Nickel Plated Steel
Diameter: 28.50 mm
Thickness: 1.80 mm
Weight: 7.00 gms
Edge: Milled
Mint: Llantrisant Royal Mint

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Nepal 100 rupees 2008 - German relations

New circulating commemorative:

"50 years of the Nepal-Germany diplomatic relations"



(information and image by Wolfgang Schuster)

LINK: Central Bank of Nepal

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Silver
Diameter: 32.00 mm
Edge: reeded

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Tristan da Cunha 2008 coin set - Stoltenhoff Island

New coin set:

According to Elizabeth Marriott, secretary of the Tristan da Cunha Association, this is an official legal tender set, although non circulating:

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Monday, November 17, 2008

Friday, November 14, 2008

Macedonia 2008 new coins

Two new coin denominations in Macedonia:

"10 and 50 dinara"



(my thanks to Viktor Ristovski and Pabitra Saha for their info)

LINK: National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Papua New Guinea 2007 - St John Ambulance

New commemorative: 50 toea

"50 years of St. John Ambulance in PNG"



(my thanks to Wolfgang Schuster and Pabitra Saha for their info)

LINK: Bank of Papua New Guinea
LINK: Order of St John

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Russia 10 roubles 2008 - Azov & Smolensk

2 new bimetallic circulating commemoratives:

"Ancient Russian Towns: Azov"
"Ancient Russian Towns: Smolensk"



LINK: Bank of Russia

SPECIFICATIONS
Diameter: 27.00 mm
Edge: corrugated with inscription

Monday, November 10, 2008

Papua New Guinea 2008 - Bank's 35th anniversary

New commemoratives:

"Bank of Papua New Guinea 35th anniversary"

2 new coins are available, a bimetallic 2 kina item plus a colourized 50 toea.



(my thanks to Alex Zlotin and Pabitra Saha for their info)

LINK: Bank of Papua New Guinea

Monday, November 3, 2008