Friday, November 30, 2012

Spain 30 euro 2013 - Juan Carlos I 75th Anniversary

New silver commemorative:

"Juan Carlos I 75th Anniversary"



Spanish Royal Family coat of arms:



(news and coin image from www.numismatica-visual.es)
(coat of arms image from Wikipedia)

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Germany 10 euro 2012 - Gerhart Hauptmann

New silver commemorative:

"300 Years of the Birth of Gerhart Hauptmann"

Gerhart Hauptmann (15 November 1862 - 6 June 1946) was a German dramatist and novelist who received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1912.



(news and image by Jo Hoogeveen)

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Silver
Weight: 18.00 g
Diameter: 32.50 mm
Mint: J
KM#312


Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Ukraine 5 hryvnia 2012 - Mykolaiv and Zhytomyr

New bimetallic commemoratives:

"New 'Regions' series: Mykolaiv and Zhytomyr"



The coats of arms:



SPECIFICATIONS
Disk composition: CuAlSnZn
Ring composition: CuNi
Weight: 9.40 g
Diameter: 28.00 mm
Mintage: 15,000


(news from Pabitra Saha)
(info and coin images from www.numismatica-visual.es)
(coats of arms images from Wikipedia)

LINK: National Bank of Ukraine

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Ukraine 2 & 10 hryvnia 2012 - Sturgeon

New commemoratives:

"Flora and fauna series: Sturgeon"



(news by Gijs Vlothuizen and David Velarde)

2 hryvnia SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNiZn
Weight: 12.80 g
Diameter: 31.00 mm
Mintage: 35,000
10 hryvnia SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: silver
Weight: 31.10 g
Diameter: 38.60 mm
Mintage: 7,000


LINK: National Bank of Ukraine

Solomon Islands 2012 - New set in circulation

The new Solomon Islands pieces are finally released for circulation and can be seen for sale in different portals:



(news and image from Pabitra Saha)

Monday, November 26, 2012

Netherlands Antilles 10 gulden 2010

New commemorative:

"Constitutional restructuring of the Netherlands Antilles"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: silver .925
Weight: 17.80 g
Diameter: 33.00 mm
Mintage: 5,000


(news and image from Jo Hoogeveen)

LINK: Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten

UAE 1 dirham 2012 - Magnetic ordinary type

New circulating type:

The 2012 (AH1433) composition for KM#6.2 ordinary circulating 1 dirham (made of CuNi) has now a magnetic core, so must be considered a new subtype. It has been minted at the Royal Canadian Mint.

Update by Wolfgang Schuster: this magnetic type's weight is 6.2 grams, while the old type in CuNi was 6.4 grams. Diameter is exactly the same.



(news and image by Wolfgang Schuster)

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Hungary 100 forint 2012 - Scouts

New commemorative:

"100th Anniversary of the Hungarian Scouting Association"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Weight: 10.00 g
Diameter: 30.00 mm
Mintage: 15,000
Artist: Zoltán Tóth


(news from Pabitra Saha and Egon Conti Rossini)
(image from Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Central Bank of Hungary

Friday, November 23, 2012

Ukraine 5 & 10 hryvnia 2012 - Zhovkva Synagogue

New commemoratives:

"Zhovkva Synagogue"



The real building:



(news by Gijs Vlothuizen)

5 hryvnia SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNiZn
Weight: 16.54 g
Diameter: 35.00 mm
Mintage: 35,000
10 hryvnia SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: silver
Weight: 31.10 g
Diameter: 38.60 mm
Mintage: 7,000
Artists: Volodymyr Atamanchuk


LINK: National Bank of Ukraine

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Croatia 25 kuna 2011 - Accession Treaty to the EU

New circulating bimetallic:

"Accession Treaty of the Republic of Croatia to the European Union"



(information and image by Pabitra Saha)

Ukraine 5 hryvnia 2012 - Domestic Aviation

New commemorative:

"History of domestic aviation"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNiZn
Weight: 16.54 g
Diameter: 35.00 mm
Mintage: 20 000


(news from www.numismatica-visual.es)

LINK: National Bank of Ukraine

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Canada 25 cents 2012 - Shawnee Chief Tecumseh

New commemorative quarter:

"Shawnee Chief Tecumseh (1768-1813)"

Two versions are available, normal and with leaf colured.



LINK: Royal Canadian Mint

USA 2013 - Native American dollar

New circulating commemorative:

"Treaty with the Delawares (1778)"



LINK: The United States Mint

(information by Pabitra Saha)

SPECIFICATIONS
Alloy: Nordic gold
Weight: 8.10 g
Diameter: 26.50 mm


Thursday, November 15, 2012

Czech Republic 20 koruna 2012 - New material

New circulating sub-type:

I've just been told about a new golden colour alloy used for this Czech circulating type. The coin still has a magnetic core, but the cover alloy is different now, so that it's conservation will be better over the years.

Further details and exact composition data are still awaited.



(information and image by Petr Barta and Gijs Vlothuizen)

LINK: Czech Mint

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Isle of Man 50 pence 2012 - Christmas

New commemorative:



(information and image by Andrew)

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Malta 2 euros 2013 - Self Government 1921

New bimetallic circulating commemorative to commemorate 3rd of five major milestones in Malta's constitutional history:

"Self Government 1921"



(news by Pabitra Saha and Jo Hoogeveen)

SPECIFICATIONS
External ring: CuNi
Center disc: 3 layers, Ni-Brass, Ni, Ni-brass
Diameter: 25.75 mm
Width: 2.20 mm
Weight: 8.50 g


Monday, November 12, 2012

Australia 1 dollar 2012 - AFL Premiership

New commemorative:

"Australian Football League Premiership"



(news by Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Poland 2 zlotys 2012 - 'Piorun' Destroyer

New circulating commemorative:

"Polish Ships: 'Piorun' Destroyer"



(news by Taigawirbel)

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Nordic gold, CuAl5Zn5Sn1
Weight: 8.15 g
Diameter: 27.00 mm
Mintage: 800 000


LINK: National Bank of Poland
LINK: Polish State Mint

Friday, November 9, 2012

Australia 50 cents 2013 - Lunar Year of the Snake

New commemorative:

"Lunar Year of the Snake"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Weight: 15.55 g
Diameter: 31.51 mm
Shape: 14-sided
Edge: plain


LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Italy 5 euros 2012 - Monetary Unification

New silver commemorative:

"150th Anniversary of the Italian Monetary Unification"



(news and image by Pabitra Saha)

San Marino 5 euros 2012 - Americo Vespucio

New silver commemorative:

"500th Anniversary of Americo Vespucio's death"



(news and image by Pabitra Saha)

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Slovakia 2 euro 2013 - Constantine and Methodius

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Advent of the Mission of Constantine and Methodius to the Great Moravia - the 1150th anniversary"



(news by Pabitra Saha)

SPECIFICATIONS
External ring: CuNi
Center disc: 3 layers, Ni-Brass, Ni, Ni-brass
Diameter: 25.75 mm
Width: 2.20 mm
Weight: 8.50 g
Mintage: 1 million


Spain 2 euros 2013 - El Escorial

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"El Escorial"



The beautiful Renaissance building:



(news and image by Pabitra Saha)

SPECIFICATIONS
External ring: CuNi
Center disc: 3 layers, Ni-Brass, Ni, Ni-brass
Diameter: 25.75 mm
Width: 2.20 mm
Weight: 8.50 g


Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Australia 20 cents & 1 dollar 2013 - Mining

New commemoratives:

"Australian Mining"



LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Monday, November 5, 2012

Tokelau 2012 - New coin family

New official non-circulating types:



Friday, November 2, 2012

Kazakhstan 50 tenge 2012 - Pavlodar, Atyrau & Aktau

New circulating commemoratives:

"Towns of Kazakhstan: Pavlodar, Atyrau & Aktau"



Their coats of arms:



SPECIFICATIONS
Weight: 4.71 g
Diameter: 23.00 mm
Mintage: 50,000


(news by Gijs Vlothuizen and Taigawirbel)
(coats of arms images taken from Wikipedia)

LINK: National Bank of Kazakhstan

Mexico 100 pesos 2011 - Numismatic Heritage

New bimetallic commemoratives:

"Numismatic Heritage part 1"

The first 6 coin are ready, from the 24 pieces collection:

-Columnario (Viceroyalty)
-Busto (Viceroyalty)
-Morelos (Independence)
-Resplandor (Republic)
-Caballito (XXth century)
-Peso de Bolita (Revolution)



The common side:



(news by Pabitra Saha)

SPECIFICATIONS
Center composition: 0.925 silver
Ring composition: CuAlNi
Weight: 34.00 g
Diameter: 39.00 mm
Mintage: 30,000


LINK: Banco de Mexico