Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Australia 5 dollars 2016 - Battle of Long Tan

New commemorative:

'50th Anniversary of The Battle of Long Tan'



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: AIZnBr
Weight: 20.00 g
Diameter: 38.74 mm
Mintage: 15,000


(news by Rupert Reiter, Peter Kaminsky and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Australia 50 cents 2016 - Battle of Pozieres

New commemorative:

'Australia at War Series: Battle of Pozieres'



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Weight: 15.55 g
Diameter: 31.51 mm
Mintage: 15,000


(news by Rupert Reiter, Peter Kaminsky and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Australia 50 cents 2016 - Battle of Fromelles

New commemorative:

'Australia at War Series: Battle of Fromelles'



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Weight: 15.55 g
Diameter: 31.51 mm
Mintage: 15,000


(news by Rupert Reiter, Peter Kaminsky and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Australia 50 cents 2016 - Malayan Emergency

New commemorative:

'Australia at War Series: Malayan Emergency'



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Weight: 15.55 g
Diameter: 31.51 mm
Mintage: 50,000


(news by Rupert Reiter, Peter Kaminsky and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Australia 50 cents 2016 - Korean War

New commemorative:

'Australia at War Series: Korean War'



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Weight: 15.55 g
Diameter: 31.51 mm
Mintage: 50,000


(news by Rupert Reiter, Peter Kaminsky and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Australia 50 cents 2016 - Indonesian Confrontation

New commemorative:

'Australia at War Series: Indonesian Confrontation'



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Weight: 15.55 g
Diameter: 31.51 mm
Mintage: 50,000


(news by Rupert Reiter, Peter Kaminsky and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Portugal 2 euro 2016 - Fifty Years of the 25 April Bridge

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Fifty Years of the 25 April Bridge"



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: 500 000
Artists: Luc Luycx and José Aurélio


LINK: Portugal Mint

Vatican 2 euros 2016 - 200 years of the Vatican Gendarmery

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"200 years of the Vatican Gendarmery"



(news from Jacek Stacel, Pabitra Saha and Egon Conti)
(image from Egon Conti)

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


Panama half balboa 2016 - Church of the Society of Jesus

New circulating commemorative:

This is the 7th coin of the series of 10 coins 'Old Panama':

"Church of the Society of Jesus"



(image and news byPabitra Saha)

Australia 2 dollars 2016 - Olympic rings

Five new coloured commemoratives:

"The five olympic rings"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Aluminium-Bronze
Weight: 6.60 g
Diameter: 20.62 mm


(news by Rupert Reiter and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Finland 5 euro 2016 - Pehr Evind Svinhufvud

New bimetallic commemorative:

"Presidents of Finland" series: Pehr Evind Svinhufvud



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)


(news by Pabitra Saha)

Link: Mint of Finland

Malta 2 euro 2016 - Ggantija megalithic temple complex

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

'Ggantija megalithic temple complex'



(news by Pabitra Saha)

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


Netherlands 5 & 10 euro 2016 - Hieronymus Bosch

New commemoratives in silver plated copper, silver and gold:

'Hieronymus Bosch'



(news by Jo Hoogeveen)

LINK: Royal Dutch Mint

Kazakhstan 100 tenge 2016 - Abulkhair Khan

New commemorative:

'Portraits on banknotes series: Abulkhair Khan'



(news by Taigawirbel, Gijs Vlothuizen and Pabitra Saha)

SPECIFICATIONS
Weight: 11.17 g
Diameter: 31.00 mm
Edge: grooved


LINK: National Bank of Kazakhstan

Canada 1 dollar 2016 - Lucky Loonie

New circulating commemorative:

'Lucky Loonie'



(news by Rupert Reiter, Peter Kaminsky, Ashwin Lobo, Pabitra Saha and Jo Hoogeveen)
(image taken from the Royal Canadian Mint)

LINK: Royal Canadian Mint

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Finland 10 & 20 euro 2016 - Finnish work

New silver commemoratives:

'Finnish work'



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Silver .500
Diameter: 28.50 mm
Weight: 10.00 g
Mintage: 10,000
Designer: Sauli Suomela


A 20 euro coin is to be released too (mintage: 5,000).

LINK: Bank of Finland
LINK: Mint of Finland

Friday, August 19, 2016

Transnistria 1 rouble 2016 - 10 years of Independence Referendum

New commemorative:

'10 years of Independence Referendum'



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


(news by Jo Hoogeveen, Gijs Vlothuizen and Alexey Malykh)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Transnistria 1 rouble 2016 - Memorial complex "Heroes Square" in Bendery

New commemorative:

'Memorial complex "Heroes Square" in Bendery'



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


(news by Jo Hoogeveen, Gijs Vlothuizen and Alexey Malykh)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Transnistria 1 rouble 2016 - Memorial of Glory in Ribnitsa

New commemorative:

'Memorial of Glory in Ribnitsa'



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


(news by Jo Hoogeveen, Gijs Vlothuizen and Alexey Malykh)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Transnistria 1 rouble 2016 - Virgo

New commemorative:

"The Zodiac: Virgo"



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


(news by Jo Hoogeveen)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Russia 10 roubles 2016 - Irkutsk Oblast

New circulating bimetallic commemorative:

'Russian regions: Irkutsk Oblast'



(news by Gijs Vlothuizen)

LINK: Bank of Russia

Friday, August 5, 2016

India 5 rupees 2014 - Begum Akhtar

New circulating commemorative:

'Birth centenary of Begum Akhtar'



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

India 5 rupees 2014 - BHEL Golden Jubilee

New circulating commemorative:

'BHEL Golden Jubilee'



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

India 5 rupees 2014 - Jamsetji Nasarwanji Tata

New circulating commemorative:

'175th birth anniversary of Jamsetji Nasarwanji Tata'



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

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Hungary 50 forint 2016 - 70 Years of the Forint

New circulating commemorative:

'70 Years of the Forint'



You can order this coin from my Budapest friend Alexey Malykh at his email worldcoins@mail.ru.

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Weight: 7.70 g
Diameter: 27.40 mm
Mintage: 2 million
Artist: István Kósa


(news from Egon Conti and Alexey Malykh)

LINK: Central Bank of Hungary