Monday, August 30, 2010

Kazakhstan 50 tenge 2010 - Otau koteru & Lunokhod-1

New circulating commemoratives:

"Customs, national games of Kazakhstan: Otau koteru"
"Space: Lunokhod-1"



(information and image by Gijs Vlothuizen and Antony)

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

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Mauritania 2009

Mauritania has now 3 new types:

1 Ouguiya: 20.0 mm, 3.8g, plain edge, ni plated steel, new type (as it's new metal)

5 Ouguiya: 24.0 mm, 5.5g, plain edge, co plated steel, new type (as it's 1 mm smaller than previous years)


10 Ouguiya: 24.5 mm, 6.0g, reeded edge, ni plated steel, existing type KM#4a

20 Ouguiya: 26.0 mm, 7.0g, segmented reeded edge, bimetallic: ni plated steel center, brass plated steel ring, new type



(information and image by Wolfgang Schuster and Patrick Raffin)

LINK: Banque Centrale de Mauritanie

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Russia 10 roubles 2010 - General Russian Population Census

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"2010 General Russian Population Census"



LINK: Bank of Russia

Monday, August 23, 2010

Gibraltar 5 pounds 2010

New circulating type:



(information by Pabitra Saha and Michael Reissner)
(image by Michael Reissner)