Thursday, February 26, 2009

Fiji 2009 - Smaller coins

New circulating types (smaller):



Sizes comparison with previous types:



(images taken from eBay)

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Gibraltar 50 pence 2008 - Our Lady of Europe

New circulating type:



(source of info and image: Michael Reissner)

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Thailand 2009 - 3 new types

New circulating types:

10 baht 125th Anniversary of Thailand Post
20 baht 108th Birthday of Princess Mother
2 baht bronze item
(new subtype, as it used to be CuNi before)



(info and images by Alfonso Saussol)

Monday, February 16, 2009

East Caribbean States 1 dollar 2008

New circulating commemorative:



(info and image by P.K. Saha)

Friday, February 13, 2009

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Mexico 5 pesos 2008

New circulating bimetallic commemoratives:

Mexico announced a new series of 37 bimetallic circulating commemorative 5 peso coins to honor the 200th anniversary of Mexican independence from Spain and the 100th anniversary of the Mexican Revolution of 1910 to 1920. The coins are being released from 2008 to 2010.

The represented heroes in 2008 coins are:

Ignacio López Rayón
Francisco Xavier Mina
Mariano Matamoros
Carlos María de Bustamante.
Álvaro Obregón
Francisco 'Pancho' Villa
Ricardo Flores Magón
Heriberto Jara
José Vasconcelos
Hermenegildo Galeana
Francisco Primo de Verdad Y Ramos
Miguel Ramos Arizpe
Francisco J. Mugica




(images from Joel Anderson)

LINK: Banco de Mexico

Monday, February 9, 2009

United Kingdom 50 pence 2009 - Kew Gardens

New circulating commemorative:



(info and image by Peter Kaminsky)

LINK: British Royal Mint

Thursday, February 5, 2009

USA 1 dollar 2009 - Native American

New circulating commemorative:



(information and image by Peter Kaminsky)

LINK: The United States Mint

Monday, February 2, 2009

Australia 1 dollar 2009 - Australian Citizenship

New circulating commemorative:

"60th Anniversary of Australian Citizenship"



(information by P.K. Saha and Peter Kaminsky)

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Aluminium Bronce
Weight: 9.00 g
Diameter: 25.00 mm
Mintage: Unlimited
Designer: W. Pietranik