Sunday, July 31, 2016

India 10 rupees 2015 - Swami Chinmayananda

New circulating bimetallic:

'Swami Chinmayananda'



(news by Pabitra Saha, Shamik Biswas and Shabbir Disawala)

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Portugal 2,5 euro 2016 - Pollyphonic Singing from Alentejo

New CuNi commemorative:

"Pollyphonic Singing from Alentejo"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Weight: 10.00 g
Diameter: 28.00 mm
Mintage: 75,000
Artist: João Duarte


LINK: Portugal Mint

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Transnistria 1 rouble 2016 - Leo

New commemorative:

"The Zodiac: Leo"



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


LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Transnistria 1 rouble 2016 - Cancer

New commemorative:

"The Zodiac: Cancer"



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


LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Russia 10 roubles 2016 - Velikiye Luki

New circulating bimetallic commemorative:

'Ancient cities of Russia: Velikiye Luki'



(news by Belozerskikh Aleksander, Jacek Stacel, Gijs Vlothuizen and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Bank of Russia

Russia 10 roubles 2016 - Zubtsov

New circulating bimetallic commemorative:

'Ancient cities of Russia: Zubtsov'



(news by Belozerskikh Aleksander, Jacek Stacel, Gijs Vlothuizen and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Bank of Russia

Russia 10 roubles 2016 - Rzhev

New circulating bimetallic commemorative:

'Ancient cities of Russia: Rzhev'



(news by Belozerskikh Aleksander, Jacek Stacel, Gijs Vlothuizen and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Bank of Russia

Russia 10 roubles 2016 - Feodosia

New circulating commemorative:

"Cities of military glory: Feodosia"



(news by Belozerskikh Aleksander, Jacek Stacel, Gijs Vlothuizen and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Bank of Russia

Russia 10 roubles 2016 - Petrozavodsk

New circulating commemorative:

"Cities of military glory: Petrozavodsk"



(news by Belozerskikh Aleksander, Jacek Stacel, Gijs Vlothuizen and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Bank of Russia

Russia 10 roubles 2016 - Amur Oblast

New circulating bimetallic commemorative:

'Russian regions: Amur Oblast'



(news by Belozerskikh Aleksander, Jacek Stacel, Gijs Vlothuizen and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Bank of Russia

Russia 10 roubles 2016 - Gatchina

New circulating commemorative:

"Cities of military glory: Gatchina"



(news by Belozerskikh Aleksander, Jacek Stacel, Gijs Vlothuizen and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Bank of Russia

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Nepal 100 & 1000 rupees 2016 - Nepal Philatelic Society

New CuNi and silver commemoratives:

"Golden Jubilee of Nepal Philatelic Society"



These coins are being withdrawn because they show a wrong date, 1935 instead of 1938. The right ones are being minted now with the right date:



(news and images from Pabitra Saha, Shamik Biswas and Gijs Vlothuizen)

LINK: Central Bank of Nepal

Australia 2 dollars 2016 - Australian Paralympic Team

New commemorative:

"Australian Paralympic Team"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Aluminium-Bronze
Weight: 6.60 g
Diameter: 20.62 mm
Release date: 22nd August


LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Monday, July 18, 2016

Peru 1 sol 2016 - Shipibo-Konibo ceramics

New circulating type:

"Shipibo-Konibo ceramics"

This is the 25th 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)
23. Cerámica Vicús (2015)
24. Cabeza de Vaca (2016)

Tajikistan 2015 - New 5 diram subtype

The latest 5 diram piece also bears new style numerals and letters:



LINK: National Bank of the Republic of Tajikistan

Norway 20 krone 2016 - Bicentenary of the Central Bank

New circulating commemorative:

"Bicentenary of the Central Bank"

Kjersti M. Austdal won the competition to design the reverse side of Norges Bank's bicentenary coin with the motif "Norgespulsen".



LINK: Norges Bank

Finland 5 euro 2016 - Sports: Athletics

New bimetallic commemorative:

"Sports Finnish people love" series: Athletics



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)


(news by Pabitra Saha)

Link: Mint of Finland

Finland 5 euro 2016 - Lauri Kristian Relander

New bimetallic commemorative:

"Presidents of Finland" series: Lauri Kristian Relander



SPECIFICATIONS
Core composition: CuNi
Ring composition: Nordic Gold
Diameter: 27.25 mm
Weight: 9.80 g
Designer: Tero Lounas
Mintage 6,000 (proof) and 30,000 (unc)
Issue date: 18th july


(news by Pabitra Saha)

Link: Mint of Finland

South Sudan 2015 - Bimetallic types already released

The South Sudan 2015 bimetallic types (1 & 2 pounds) are already released:



(news and images from Aidan Work and Johann Siemens)

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Argentina 2 pesos 2016 - Bicentenary of Independence

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Bicentenary of the Independence"



LINK: Central Bank of Argentina