Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Russia 10 roubles 2013 - Kozelsk

New circulating commemorative:

"Cities of military glory: Kozelsk"



(information by Taigawirbel and Dmitry Petrov)

LINK: Bank of Russia

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Peru 1 nuevo sol 2013 - Anchoveta, Cacao & Quinua

Three new circulating types.

These are the first types of the new series 'Natural Resources of Peru':

"Anchoveta, Cacao & Quinua"



LINK: Peru Central Bank

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Diameter: 25.50 mm
Weight: 7.32 g


(news by Taigawirbel, Peter Kaminsky, Pabitra Saha and Gijs Vlothuizen)

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Poland 2 zlotys 2013 - Pulaski Guided-missile Frigate

New circulating commemorative:

"Polish Ships: Pulaski Guided-missile Frigate"



(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

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Slovenia 3 euros 2014 - Janez Puhar

New bimetallic commemorative:

"200th anniversary of the birth of Janez Puhar"

He was a Slovene priest, photographer, painter, and poet. In 1841, he invented a process for making photographs on glass, what was recognized in 1852 in Paris by the Académie Nationale Agricole, Manufacturière et Commerciale.



(news by Pabitra Saha)

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

San Marino 10 euros 2013 - Niccolò Machiavelli

New silver commemorative:

"European writers and poets series: Niccolò Machiavelli"

This coin celebrates the 500th anniversary of the first distribution of his masterpiece, "The Prince".



(news and image by Pabitra Saha)

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Kazakhstan 1 tenge 2013 - Magnetic core

This 2013 denomination has now magnetic core. Previously (KM#23) was Nickel-Brass. 2013 type looks like brass clad steel or brass plated steel. Anyway, it should be a new KM type:



(news and image by Pabitra Saha)

Monday, July 8, 2013

Ukraine 5 hryvnia 2013 - Kiev Research Institute of Forensic Expertise

New bimetallic commemorative:

"100th years of the Kiev Research Institute of Forensic Expertise"



SPECIFICATIONS
Disk composition: CuAlSnZn
Ring composition: CuNi
Weight: 9.40 g
Diameter: 28.00 mm
Mintage: 15,000
Designers: Volodymyr Taran, Oleksandr Kharuk and Serhii Kharuk
Sculptors: Volodymyr Demianenko and Anatolii Demianenko


(news from Pabitra Saha)

LINK: National Bank of Ukraine

Friday, July 5, 2013

Curaçao and Sint Maarten 5 guilder 2013 - Abolition of slavery

New silver proof issue:

"150th Anniversary of the abolition of slavery"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Silver .925
Diameter: 29.00 mm
Weight: 11.90 g
Mint: Koninklijke Nederlandse Munt (the Netherlands)


(news from Pabitra Saha)

Bangladesh 100 taka 2013 - National Museum

New commemorative item:

"100 Years of Bangladesh National Museum (1913-2013)"



Real image of this new coin:



(information and images by Limon Talha and Pabitra Saha)

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Silver .925
Diameter: 38.00 mm
Weight: 22.00 g
Edge: Serrated
Mint: Japan Mint


Latvia 1 lats 2013 - Jazeps Vitols

New silver collectors issue:

"Jazeps Vitols"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Silver .925
Diameter: 35.00 mm
Weight: 22.00 g
Mint: Koninklijke Nederlandse Munt (the Netherlands)
Graphic design: Arvids Priedite
Plaster model: Janis Strupulis


(news from Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Bank of Latvia

Latvia 1 lats 2013 - Richard Wagner

New silver collectors issue:

"Richard Wagner"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Silver .925
Diameter: 35.00 mm
Weight: 22.00 g
Mint: Koninklijke Nederlandse Munt (the Netherlands)
Graphic design: Aigars Ozolin (obverse), Ivo Grundulis (reverse)
Plaster model: Ligita Franckevica


(news from Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Bank of Latvia

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Australia 1 dollar 2013 - Korean War

New commemorative:

"60th Anniversary of the Korean War"

This coin commemorates the 60th Anniversary of the end of the Korean War. The depiction of a dove in flight and the word 'peace' in Korean pays tribute to the intent behind this historic period.



(news and images by Peter Kaminsky)

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Al-Bronze
Weight: 9.00 g
Diameter: 25.00 mm
Edge: plain/reeded
Designer: Aaron Baggio


LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Kazakhstan 50 tenge 2013 - Aldar Kose & Kolobok

New commemoratives:

"Tales of the people of Kazakhstan: Aldar Kose & Kolobok"



(news by Gijs Vlothuizen, Taigawirbel and Pabitra Saha)

SPECIFICATIONS
Weight: 11.17 g
Diameter: 31.00 mm
Thickness: 2.00 mm
Edge: grooved with 10 sectors of corrugation
Mintage: 100 000


LINK: National Bank of Kazakhstan

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Peru 1 nuevo sol 2013 - 150th Anniversary of the Sol

New silver commemorative:

"150th anniversary of the Peruvian Sol monetary unit"



LINK: Peru Central Bank

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Silver 0.925
Diameter: 37.00 mm
Weight: 31.625 g


(news by Pabitra Saha and David Velarde)

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Ukraine 2 hryvnia 2013 - World Youth Championships

New commemorative:

"World Youth Championships", to be held in Donetsk.



(news and image from www.numismatica-visual.es)

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNiZn
Weight: 12.80 g
Diameter: 31.00 mm
Mintage: 20 000


LINK: National Bank of Ukraine

Gibraltar 2012 - New circulation types

New circulating types, with legend "QUEEN OF GIBRALTAR":



(information and image by Andrew G)

Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 1 dollar 2013

New legal tender 1 dollar coin issued by the Royal Dutch Mint:



(info and image by Pabitra Saha)

Croatia 25 kuna 2013 - Member of the European Union

New circulating bimetallic:

"Member of the European Union"



(information by Pabitra Saha)
(image from eBay seller ivan-novska)