Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Germany 5 euro 2017 - Tropical climate zone

New CuNi commemorative:

"Tropical climate zone"

The coin is the 1st in a five-piece series, "Climate zones of the Earth" (2017-21, one coin to be issued per year). The coin was designed by artist Stefanie Radtke, from Leipzig.

The coin consists of two different copper-nickel alloys and a translucent polymer ring. The coin weights 9 grams and is produced in both mint condition and with a proof-like finish. The mint condition coins were brought into circulation at their face value (€5) by the Deutsche Bundesbank on 27 April 2017. Two million coins were issued.

(news from Jo Hoogeveen and Pabitra Saha)

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