Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Austria 10 euros 2016 - Upper Austria

New copper and silver commemoratives:

"States collection 9th coin: Upper Austria"



(information from www.numismatica-visual.es and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Austrian Mint

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Transnistria 1 rouble 2016 - Gemini

New commemorative:

"The Zodiac: Gemini"



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


(news by Jo Hoogeveen)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Italy 2 euro 2016 - Plauto

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"2200th Anniversary of the death of Tito Maccio Plauto"



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

Netherlands 5 & 10 euro 2016 - Wadden Sea

New commemoratives in silver and gold:

World Heritage sites: "Wadden Sea"



(news by Jo Hoogeveen)

LINK: Royal Dutch Mint

Germany 20 euro 2016 - Nelly Sachs

New CuNi and silver commemoratives:

"125th Anniversary of the birth of Nelly Sachs"



(news and images from Jo Hoogeveen and Pabitra Saha)

Brazil 1 real 2016 - Last Rio 2016 bimetallics

New circulating bimetallics:

"Rio 2016 Games"

The last 4 coins are ready:



(news by Pabitra Saha)

SPECIFICATIONS
Ring composition: brass plated steel
Center composition: stainless steel
Weight: 7.00 g
Diameter: 27.00 mm
Edge: serrated


LINK: Banco Central do Brasil

Belgium 2 euro 2016 - Belgium Olympic Team

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Belgium Olympic Team"



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


Friday, May 13, 2016

Poland 5 zlotys 2016 - Priest's Mill in Lodz

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

'Discover Poland: Priest's Mill in Lodz'



(news by Michael Reissner)

SPECIFICATIONS
Ring composition: CuNi
Central disk composition: Aluminium-Bronze
Weight: 6.54 g
Diameter: 24.00 mm


LINK: National Bank of Poland
LINK: Polish State Mint

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

USA 2016 - Native American dollar

New circulating type:

"Code talkers"



LINK: The United States Mint

(information by Pabitra Saha)

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


Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Italy 2 euro 2016 - Donatello

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"550th Anniversary of the death of Donatello"



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

Italy 10 euro 2016 - Enzo Ferrari

New proof silver collectors issue:

"Enzo Ferrari"



(news from Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Italian Mint

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Australia 2016 new set - 50th anniversary of decimal currency

New circulating commemoratives:

"50th anniversary of decimal currency"

All the 6 denominations were issued in a collectors set. Also, right now these 4 are available in UNC bags:



The 5 cents type:



The 10 cents type:



The 20 cents type:



The 50 cents type:



The 1 & 2 dollar coins will be issued in UNC bags later this year. The 1 dollar type:



The 2 dollars type:



(news and image by Jo Hoogeveen, Peter Kaminsky, Egon Conti and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Greece 10 euro 2016 - Democritus

New silver commemorative:

"Greek culture - Philosopher: Democritus"



(news and image from Pabitra Saha)

Portugal 2,5 euro 2016 - Money Museum

New CuNi commemorative:

"Money Museum"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Weight: 10.00 g
Diameter: 28.00 mm
Mintage: 100 000
Artist: Charters de Almeida


(news by Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Portugal Mint

Finland 5 euro 2016 - Sports: Football

New bimetallic commemorative:

"Sports Finnish people love" series: Football



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: 2nd june


(news by Pabitra Saha)

Link: Mint of Finland

Lithuania 2 euro 2016 - Baltic Culture

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Baltic Culture"



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)

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Portugal 5 euro 2016 - Modernism

New CuNi commemorative:

"Europen Silver Programme: Modernism"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Weight: 10.00 g
Diameter: 30.00 mm
Mintage: 100 000
Artist: Rui Vasquez


(news by Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Portugal Mint

Portugal 2 euro 2016 - Portuguese Olympic Team for Rio 2016

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Portuguese Olympic Team for Rio 2016"



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: 650 000
Artists: Luc Luycx and Joana Vasconcelos


LINK: Portugal Mint

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Peru 1 sol 2016 - Battle of Callao Victory

New silver commemorative:

"150 years of the Battle of Callao Victory"



(news and image by David Velarde and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Peru Central Bank

Monday, May 2, 2016

Thailand 20 baht 2014 - 50th anniversary of Chiangmai University

New CuNi commemorative:

"50th anniversary of Chiangmai University"



(news by Pabitra Saha and Egon Conti)