Thursday, March 22, 2018

Russia 25 roubles 2017 - Russian Animation: Winnie the Pooh

New base metal commemoratives in normal and coloured editions:

"Russian Animation: Winnie the Pooh"



(news by Aleksander Belozerskikh)

LINK: Bank of Russia

Russia 25 roubles 2017 - Russian Animation: The three heroes

New base metal commemoratives in normal and coloured editions:

"Russian Animation: The three heroes"



(news by Aleksander Belozerskikh)

LINK: Bank of Russia

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Russia 25 roubles 2018 - 2018 FIFA World Cup mascot

New base metal commemoratives in normal and coloured editions:

"2018 FIFA World Cup mascot ZABIVAKA"



LINK: Bank of Russia

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Nepal 100 & 1000 rupees 2017 - Lalitpur Chamber of Commerce and Industry

New CuNi and silver commemoratives:

"Golden Jubilee of Lalitpur Chamber of Commerce and Industry"



(news and images from Pabitra Saha and Gijs Vlothuizen)

LINK: Central Bank of Nepal

Australia 1 dollar 2018 - Gold Coast XXI Commonwealth Games

New commemorative type:

"Gold Coast XXI Commonwealth Games - Borobi"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Al-Bronze
Weight: 9.00 g
Diameter: 25.00 mm
Edge: plain/reeded
Mintage: unlimited


LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Australia 1 dollar 2018 - Australian Team at PyeongChang 2018 Olympics

New commemorative type:

"PyeongChang 2018 Australian Olympic Team"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Al-Bronze
Weight: 9.00 g
Diameter: 25.00 mm
Edge: plain/reeded
Mintage: 15,000


LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Friday, March 16, 2018

Estonia 10 euro 2018 - Centenary of the Republic of Estonia

New silver commemorative:

"Centenary of the Republic of Estonia"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Ag .925
Diameter: 38,61 mm
Weight: 28,28 g
Mintage: 7,000
Designer: Margus Kadarik & Toomas Niklus
Mint: Lietuvos Monetu Kalykla


Estonia 10 euro 2018 - Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang

New silver commemorative:

"XXIII Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang"



(news by Pabitra Saha)

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Ag .925
Diameter: 38,61 mm
Weight: 28,28 g
Mintage: 2,000
Designer: Carmen Testa
Mint: Lietuvos Monetu Kalykla


Thursday, March 15, 2018

Ukraine 2018 - New circulation coins replacing banknotes

The National Bank of Ukraine in line with the policy on optimization of cash circulation in Ukraine has presented new circulating coins of UAH 1, 2, 5 and 10 denomination. These coins will in time replace the respective banknotes in circulation.

On 27th April 2018 coins of UAH 1 and 2 denomination will be introduced into circulation.
The UAH 5 and 10 coins will be introduced in 2019-2020.



Real image for sizes comparison:



(news from Gijs Vlothuizen, Wolfgang Schuster, Serhiy Dzhyshkariani, Jérémy Pureur and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: National Bank of Ukraine

Peru 1 sol 2018 - Mountain tapir

New circulating type:

"Mountain tapir (Tapirus pinchaque)"

This is the 4th coin of the series "Endangered Fauna from Peru":



(news and image by David Velarde)

LINK: Peru Central Bank

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Kyrgyzstan 1 som 2017 - Heavily armed warrior of the Kyrgyz Kaganate

New proof CuNi issue:

"Heavily armed warrior of the Kyrgyz Kaganate"



(news and image by Egon Conti)

LINK: National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic

Friday, March 9, 2018

Transnistria 25 roubles 2017 - XXIII Winter Olympic Games

New commemorative:

"XXIII Winter Olympic Games - 2018"



(news by Egon Conti)
(photo from eBay seller ru-karpa)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Latvia 5 euro 2018 - My Latvia

New silver collectors issue:

"My Latvia"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Silver .925
Mintage: 4,000
Weight: 31.47 g
Diameter: 38.61 mm
Mint: Koninklijke Nederlandse Munt (the Netherlands)


LINK: Bank of Latvia

United Kingdom 10 pence 2018 - Quintessentially British A to Z

26 new circulating types:

"The Great British Coin Hunt - Quintessentially British A to Z"

For the first time ever, the Royal Mint has struck commemorative designs on a 10 pence piece. They have used the alphabet to map out the A-Z of what makes Britain great.

A (Angel of the North), B (Bond, James Bond), C (Cricket):



D (Double Decker Bus), E (English Breakfast), F (Fish & Chips):



G (Greenwich Mean Time), H (Houses of Parliament), I (Ice-Cream Cone):



J (Jubilee), K (King Arthur), L (Loch Ness Monster):



M (Mackintosh), N (National Health Service), O (Oak Tree):



P (Post Box), Q (Queuing), R (Robin):



S (Stonehenge), T (Teapot), U (Union Flag):



V (Village), W (World Wide Web), X (X Marks the Spot):



Y (Yeoman), Z (Zebra Crossing) and common side:



LINK: British Royal Mint

Monday, March 5, 2018

Transnistria 1 rouble 2017 - XXIII Winter Olympic Games

New commemorative:

"XXIII Winter Olympic Games - 2018"



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


(news and image by Andrzej Przewoznik)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

United Kingdom 2 pounds 2018 - Royal Air Force centenary

Five new bimetallic commemoratives will be issued this year:

"100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force"



(news by Pabitra Saha, Peter Kaminsky and Nicolas Quentin)

LINK: British Royal Mint

São Tomé and Príncipe 2017 - New coin family released

The new coin family is released. Here's a real photo of the set:



(news and image by Andrzej Przewoznik)

LINK: Central Bank of São Tomé and Príncipe

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Moldova 2018 - New circulation coin family

A new coin circulation family has been issued in Moldova, includes 2 bimetallics:



(news from Gijs Vlothuizen, Michael Reissner, Grigorii Golosov and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: National Bank of Moldova