Friday, April 30, 2010

Kazakhstan 50 tenge 2010 - Great Patriotic War

New circulating commemorative:

"65th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945"



(information and image by Gijs Vlothuizen)

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

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Portugal 5 euro 2010 - Justo of Joao 2nd

New circulating commemorative:

"Série Tesouros Numismáticos - O Justo de D. João II"



LINK: Casa da Moeda

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Diameter: 26.50 mm
Weight: 8.00 g
Artist: José Viriato

Thursday, April 22, 2010

India 5 rupees 2009 - 60 years of the Commonwealth

New circulating commemorative:

"60 years of the Commonwealth"



(image and information by Ashwin Lobo and Pabitra Saha)

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Poland 2 zlotys 2010 - Katyn & Bat

New circulating commemoratives:

"70th Anniversary of the Katyn Crime"
"Animals of the World: Lesser Horseshoe Bat"



LINK: National Bank of Poland
LINK: Polish State Mint

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Nordic gold, CuAl5Zn5Sn1
Weight: 8.15 g
Diameter: 27.00 mm

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Slovenia 3 euro 2010 - Ljubljana

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Ljubljana: World Book Capital 2010"



(information and image from Wolfgang Schuster)

LINK: Bank of Slovenia

Friday, April 16, 2010

Sri Lanka 10 rupees 2009

New circulating type:



(information and image from Pabitra Saha, Fran Pascual, Kavan Ratnatunga and Wolfgang Schuster)

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

SPECIFICATIONS
Alloy: Nickel Plated Steel
Diameter: 26.40 mm
Thickness: 2.10 mm
Weight: 8.36 gms
Edge: 11 plain sides
Mint: Llantrisant Royal Mint


Tuesday, April 13, 2010

UAE 1 dirham ND (2009) - I Love UAE

New circulating commemorative:



(information and images by Gijs Vlothuizen)

LINK: Central Bank of the UAE

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Weight: 6.40 g
Diameter: 24.00 mm


Thursday, April 8, 2010

Russia 10 roubles 2010 - Bryansk & Yuryevets

New bimetallic circulating commemoratives:

"Russian cities: Bryansk & Yuryevets"



LINK: Bank of Russia

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Denmark 20 krone 2010 - Queen's 70th birthday

New circulating commemorative:

"Queen's 70th birthday"



(information and image by Peter Kaminsky and Thomas Fehlhauer)

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: Ronny Andersen and Lis Nogel


Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Cook Islands 2010

New coin types:



(information and image by Thomas Fehlhauer)

Monday, April 5, 2010

Austria 10 euro 2010 - Erzberg in Styria

New silver commemorative:

"The Erzberg in Styria"



(information and image by Javier Telleria)

LINK: Austrian Mint

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: silver .925
Diameter: 32.00 mm
Weight: 17,30 g
Edge: plain
Designer: Th. Pesendorfer and H. Andexlinger

Friday, April 2, 2010

Peru 1 nuevo sol 2010 - Tumi de oro

New circulating type:

The Central Bank of Peru released the first coin of the series "Wealth and Pride of Peru" (24 coins)



(information and image by David Velarde)

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Netherlands 5 euro 2010 - Max Havelaar

New silver commemorative:

"150 Years of Max Havelaar, by Multatuli"



(information and image by Bert van Haag)

LINK: Royal Dutch Mint