Monday, November 30, 2015

Latvia 2 euro 2015 - Stork

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Stork"

This new coin is issued to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Latvian Ornithological Society.



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
Designer: Olga Šilova
Mint: UAB Lietuvos monetu kalykla (Lithuania)


Friday, November 27, 2015

Austria 5 euro 2016 - New Year's concert

New copper and silver commemoratives will be released on 2nd december:

"New Year's concert"



(news and images from www.numismatica-visual.es and eurocoinland.wordpress.com)

LINK: Austrian Mint

China 10 yuan 2015 - Aerospace Achievements

New circulating bimetallic commemorative:

"Aerospace Achievements"



(news and images by Leu Hoe, Pabitra Saha, Gijs Vlothuizen and Armando Reynoso)

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Russia 10 roubles 2015 - Khabarovsk

New circulating commemorative:

"Cities of military glory: Khabarovsk"



(news by Aleksander Belozerskikh)

LINK: Bank of Russia

Myanmar 5000 kyats 2015 - 1st tenure of the Constitutional Government

New silver commemorative:

"1st tenure of the new Constitutional Government"

The Central Bank of Myanmar will distribute 5,000 kyats silver coins to mark the first tenure of the constitutional government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar. The number of silver coin is limited and they are available at jewelry shops of Myanmar Gems Enterprise at 30,000 kyats.



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Silver 0.925
Diameter: 25.00 mm
Weight: 20.00 g


(news and image by Pabitra Saha and Wolfgang Schuster)

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Ireland 2 euro 2015 - 30 years of the EU flag

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

'30 years of the European Union flag'



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


(news by Pabitra Saha)

Belgium 2 euro 2015 - 30 years of the EU flag

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

'30 years of the European Union flag'



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: 400 000


(news by Gijs Vlothuizen)

LINK: Belgium Mint

Italy 2 euro 2015 - 30 years of the EU flag

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

'30 years of the European Union flag'



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


LINK: Italian Mint

Portugal 2 euro 2015 - 30 years of the EU flag

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

'30 years of the European Union flag'



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
Release date: 30th november


LINK: Portugal Mint

UAE 1 dirham 2015 - Golden Jubilee of Dubai Chamber of Commerce

New circulating commemorative:

"50 years of Dubai Chamber of Commerce"



LINK: Central Bank of the UAE

(news and image by Shamik Biswas and Pabitra Saha)

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Portugal 2,5 euro 2015 - Climate change

New CuNi and silver commemoratives:

"Climate change"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Weight: 10.00 g
Diameter: 28.00 mm
Mintage: 100 000
Artist: José Aurélio


Available also in silver proof.

(news and information by Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Portugal Mint

Slovakia 2 euro 2015 - 30 years of the EU flag

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

'30 years of the European Union flag'



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 17, 2015

Kazakhstan 50 tenge 2015 - Malik Gabdullin

New commemorative:

"100th Anniversary of the Birth of military hero Malik Gabdullin"



(news by Pabitra Saha and Taigawirbel)

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

Canada 1 dollar 2015 - Christmas Gift set

This dollar coin is released only in the Gift Set:



(news and information by Peter Kaminsky)

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: three-ply brass plated steel
Weight: 6.27 g
Diameter: 26.50 mm
Edge: plain
Artist: Ali Giroux (image) & Susanna Blunt (portrait)


LINK: Royal Canadian Mint

Monday, November 16, 2015

Slovenia 2 euro 2015 - Emona

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Roman urban settlement of Emona"



(image from Bojan Velikonja)

LINK: Bank of Slovenia

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


Lithuania 2 euro 2015 - 30 years of the EU flag

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"30 years of the European Union flag"



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
Release date: november 17th


East Caribbean States 1 dollar 2015 - 50th Anniversary of EC Dollar

New circulating commemorative:

"50th Anniversary of the East Caribbean Dollar"

The Royal Canadian Mint has coined this beautiful coloured coin:



The real image:



(news and images by Pabitra Saha and Shamik Biswas)

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Transnistria 1 rouble 2015 - St. Nicholas Cathedral in Tiraspol

New commemorative:

"St. Nicholas Cathedral in Tiraspol"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Nickel plated steel
Weight: 4.65 g
Diameter: 22.00 mm
Mintage: 50,000


LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Nicaragua 10 cordobas 2015 - Matagalpa Indian Archers

New silver commemorative:

"Matagalpa Indian Archers"



(news and image by Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Banco Central de Nicaragua

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Angola 50 & 100 kwanzas 2015 - 40 Years of Independence

New circulating commemoratives:

The National Bank of Angola released yesterday these 2 coins to mark the 40 Years of Independence (which took place on 11nov1975):



(news from Fran Pascual and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: National Bank of Angola

Monday, November 9, 2015

Belarus 2016 - First circulating set

New circulation family finally confirmed for July 2016:

Belarus will have a currency re-denomination next year (1st July), from 10,000 old rouble to one new rouble. These are the designs for the 1, 2 and 5 kopeks:



Designs for the 10, 20 and 50 kopeks:



The new 1 rouble will look like this:



And finally, for bimetallic coin lovers, this is the design of the 2 roubles:



(news by Petr Bárta, Andrew Shadura, Alexey Malykh, Pabitra Saha, Wolfgang Schuster, Taigawirbel, Mojmir Cerny and Michael Reissner)

Monday, November 2, 2015

Russia 10 roubles 2015 - Lomonosov

New circulating commemorative:

"Cities of military glory: Lomonosov"



(news by Taneli Perätalo)

LINK: Bank of Russia

Russia 10 roubles 2015 - Kovrov

New circulating commemorative:

"Cities of military glory: Kovrov"



(news by Taneli Perätalo)

LINK: Bank of Russia

Russia 10 roubles 2015 - Kalach-na-Donu

New circulating commemorative:

"Cities of military glory: Kalach-na-Donu"



(news by Taneli Perätalo)

LINK: Bank of Russia