Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Uruguay 1,000 pesos 2016 - Fray Bentos UNESCO heritage

New silver commemorative:

"Fray Bentos UNESCO heritage"



Turkey 1 lira 2018 - Transition to Presidential Government

New bimetallic commemorative type:

"Transition to Presidential Government"



(news and image from Pabitra Saha and Gijs Vlothuizen)

Transnistria 1 rouble 2018 - Swan

New commemorative:

"Red book series: Swan"



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


(image by eBay seller vasid2009)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Transnistria 1 rouble 2018 - Valentina Tereshkova

New commemorative:

"55 years of the first flight of Valentina Tereshkova"



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


(news by Sergey Potabenko)
(image by eBay seller vasid2009)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Kazakhstan 100 tenge 2018 - Astana

New commemorative:

"20th Anniversary of Astana as the capital city of Kazakhstan"



(news and image by Sergey Potabenko, Gijs Vlothuizen and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: National Bank of Kazakhstan

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

China 10 yuan 2018 - High speed Rail

New circulating bimetallic commemorative to be issued by september:

High speed Rail



(news and image by Pabitra Saha and Gijs Vlothuizen)

British Antarctic Territory 50 pence 2018 - Boaty McBoatface

New CuNi diamond finish collectors item:

"Boaty McBoatface"



LINK: World Mint News Blog

Monday, July 16, 2018

Australia 50 cents 2018 - Villers-Bretonneux - The Western Front

New commemorative:

"Villers-Bretonneux - The Western Front"



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


LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Australia 50 cents 2018 - Amiens - The Western Front

New commemorative:

"Amiens - The Western Front"



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


LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Thursday, July 12, 2018

France 2 euro 2018 - Simone Veil

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Simone Veil"



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


Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Peru 1 sol 2018 - National School of Fine Arts

New silver commemorative:

"100 years of the National School of Fine Arts of Peru"



(news by David Velarde)

LINK: Peru Central Bank

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Gibraltar 50 pence 2018 - Baboon

New commemorative:

"Last item in the Primates series: Baboon"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Weight: 8.00 g
Diameter: 27.30 mm
Mintage: 7,500


Monday, July 9, 2018

Lithuania 2 euro 2018 - Song and Dance Celebration

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Song and Dance Celebration"



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
Designer: Eglė Ratkutė
Mintage: 500 000


LINK: Bank of Lithuania

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Isle of Man 50 pence 2018 - Sapphire Coronation

Five new CuNi commemoratives:

"The Sapphire Coronation"