Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Russia 2016 - New circulating types

The Bank of Russia has announced that in 2016 these 4 denominations will bear the Russian Coat of Arms instead of that of the Central Bank:



(news by Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Bank of Russia

Switzerland 10 francs 2016 - Edelweiss

New bimetallic commemorative:

"Edelweiss"



(news and image by Egon Conti Rossini)

LINK: Swiss Mint

China 10 yuan 2016 - Year of the Monkey

New circulating bimetallic commemorative:

10 yuan: 2016 - Year of the Monkey



(news and image by Pabitra Saha)

Transnistria 1 rouble 2015 - Year of the Monkey 2016

New commemorative:

"Year of the Monkey 2016"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Nickel plated steel
Weight: 4.65 g
Diameter: 22.00 mm


LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Kazakhstan 50 tenge 2015 - I. Esenberlin

New commemorative:

"Centenary of I. Esenberlin"



(news and image by Shamik Biswas)

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


LINK: National Bank of Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan 50 tenge 2015 - J. Tashenev

New commemorative:

"Centenary of J. Tashenev"



(news and image by Shamik Biswas)

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


LINK: National Bank of Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan 50 tenge 2015 - E. Bekmahanov

New commemorative:

"Centenary of E. Bekmahanov"



(news and image by Shamik Biswas)

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


LINK: National Bank of Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan 50 tenge 2015 - Venera 10

New commemorative:

"Space: Venera 10"



(news and image by Shamik Biswas)

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

Kazakhstan 50 tenge 2015 - Nasreddin Afandi

New commemorative:

"Oriental tale: Nasreddin Afandi"



(news by Shamik Biswas)
(image from eBay seller collectors_shop)

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


LINK: National Bank of Kazakhstan

Sri Lanka 500 rupees 2015 - Colombo Municipal Council

New collectors' silver issue:

"Colombo Municipal Council 150th Anniversary"



(information from Pabitra Saha)
(images from lakdiva.com and Pabitra Saha)

Further info: Kavan Ratnatunga's site

South Africa 5 rand 2015 - 200 years of Coinage

New circulating bimetallic:

"200 years of Coinage"



(image taken from www.worldbcnews.com)
(news by Pabitra Saha and Pabitra Saha)

Real circulation image:



LINK: South Africa Mint

Monday, December 28, 2015

Oman 2015 - New coin set: 45th National Day

New circulating coin set:

"45th National Day"

On the occasion of the 45th National Day 2015, the Central Bank of Oman announced the issuance of new circulation coins that will circulate as legal tender along with the existing circulation ones.



45th National Day logo:



(news by Pabitra Saha)

Mexico 20 pesos 2015 - José María Morelos y Pavón

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Bicentennial of General José María Morelos y Pavón's death"



(news and image by Limon Talha, Adam Mrzyglod and Shamik Biswas)

LINK: Banco de Mexico

Malta 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


Greece 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


Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Swaziland 5 emalangeni 2014 - 40 years of the Central Bank

New proof collectors issue in Aluminum-Bronze:

"40 years of the Central Bank"



(news from africanbanknotes.blogspot.com)

Cyprus 5 euros 2015 - Aphrodite

New silver collectors issue:

"Aphrodite"



(news by Pabitra Saha)

Latvia 5 euro 2015 - Livonian Ferding

New silver collectors issue:

"500 Years of Livonian Ferding"



(news by Pabitra Saha)

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Silver .925
Diameter: 28.00 mm
Weight: 11.00 g
Mintage: 7,000
Mint: Koninklijke Nederlandse Munt (Netherlands)
Artists: Laimonis Šenbergs (graphic design) and Ligita Franckevica (plaster model)


LINK: Bank of Latvia

Lithuania 2 euro 2015 - Lithuanian language

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Lithuanian language"



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)

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Finland 5 euro 2016 - Sports: Ice Hockey

New bimetallic commemorative:

"Sports Finnish people love" series: Ice Hockey



SPECIFICATIONS
Core composition: CuNi
Ring composition: Nordic Gold
Diameter: 27.25 mm
Weight: 9.80 g
Designer: Nora Tapper
Mintage 10,000 (proof) and 50,000 (unc)
Issue date: 14th january


Link: Mint of Finland

Russia 10 roubles 2015 - Mozhaysk

New circulating commemorative:

"Cities of military glory: Mozhaysk"



LINK: Bank of Russia

Russia 10 roubles 2015 - Maloyaroslavets

New circulating commemorative:

"Cities of military glory: Maloyaroslavets"



LINK: Bank of Russia

Russia 10 roubles 2015 - Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

New circulating commemorative:

"Cities of military glory: Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky"



LINK: Bank of Russia

Russia 10 roubles 2015 - Taganrog

New circulating commemorative:

"Cities of military glory: Taganrog"



LINK: Bank of Russia

Russia 5 roubles 2015 - Great Patriotic War new types

Five new circulating commemoratives under the 'Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945' series:

"Defense of Sevastopol"
"Defense of the Adzhimushkay Quarry"
"Kerch-Eltigen Operation"
"Crimean strategic offensive operations"
"Partisans and underground Crimea"



LINK: Bank of Russia

Monday, December 21, 2015

Cyprus 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


Peru 1 nuevo sol 2015 - Cerámica Vicús

New circulating type:

"Cerámica Vicús"

This is the 23rd coin of the series "Wealth and Pride of Peru":



(news by David Velarde)

LINK: Peru Central Bank

The previous coins of the series:

1. Tumi de oro (2010)
2. Sarcofagos de Karajia (2010)
3. Estela de Raimondi (2010)
4. Chullpas de Sillustani (2011)
5. Monasterio de Santa Catalina (2011)
6. Machu Picchu (2011)
7. Gran Pajatén (2011)
8. Piedra de Saywite (2012)
9. Real Felipe Fortress (2012)
10. Templo del Sol de Vilcashuamán (2012)
11. Kuntur Wasi (2012)
12. Templo Inca Huaytará (2013)
13. Templo de Kotosh (2013)
14. Paracas textile culture (2013)
15. Tunanmarca (2013)
16. Sacred city of Caral (2014)
17. Huaca de la Luna (2014)
18. Antiguo Hotel Palace (2014)
19. Catedral de Lima (2014)
20. Petroglyphs of Pusharo (2015)
21. Moquegua architecture (2015)
22. Huarautambo archaeological site (2015)

Kazakhstan 50 tenge 2015 - Bata (Benediction)

New commemorative:

"Bata (Benediction)"



(news by Shamik Biswas, Gijs Vlothuizen 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

Kazakhstan 50 tenge 2015 - Ustyurt Mouflon

New commemorative:

"Ustyurt Mouflon"



(news by Shamik Biswas, Gijs Vlothuizen 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

Luxembourg 2 euro 2015 - Nassau-Weilburg dinasty

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"125 years of the Nassau-Weilburg dinasty"



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


Philippines 10 piso 2015 - Miguel Malvar

New circulating bimetallic:

"150th Anniversary of the Birth of Miguel Malvar"



(information by Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Central Bank of Philippines

Monday, December 14, 2015

Luxembourg 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


Saturday, December 12, 2015

Estonia 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


Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Slovenia 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, December 8, 2015

Portugal 2,5 euro 2015 - Ombudsman

New CuNi commemorative:

"40 years of the Ombudsman"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Weight: 10.00 g
Diameter: 28.00 mm
Mintage: 75 000
Artist: José de Guimarães


LINK: Portugal Mint

Friday, December 4, 2015

Spain 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


Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Germany 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


France 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