Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Gibraltar 5 & 10 pence 2017 - Referendum of 1967

New circulating types:

"50th anniversary of the Referendum of 1967"



This is the whole set (and what happens with the bimetallic 2 pounds?, does it exist?):



(information and images by Peter Kaminsky)

Friday, October 26, 2018

Syria 50 pounds 2018 - New coin type

The Central Bank of Syria (CBS) plans to launch a 50 Syrian pound coin by the end of this year:



(news by Pabitra Saha)

Thursday, October 25, 2018

India 5 rupees 2018 - Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis

New circulating commemorative:

"125th birth anniversary of Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis"



(news and image by Pabitra Saha)

UAE 1 fils 2018 - Magnetic type

New circulating type:

The 2018 type has a magnetic core and is now a new KM subtype:



(news and scan by Wolfgang Schuster)

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Czech Republic 20 korun 2018 - Personalities of the Czechoslovak state

Three new circulating types released this week:

"Personalities of the Czechoslovak state"

Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, Milan Rastislav Štefánik and Edvard Beneš:



(news by Gijs Vlothuizen, Mojmir Cerny, Petr Barta and Nicolas Quentin)
(image by Nicolas Quentin)

LINK: Peru Central Bank

Peru 1 sol 2018 - Jaguar

New circulating type:

"Jaguar (Panthera onca)"

This is the 6th coin of the series "Endangered Fauna from Peru":



(news and image by David Velarde)

LINK: Peru Central Bank

Portugal 5 euro 2018 - Imperial Eagle

New CuNi (and silver) commemorative:

"Threatened Species series: Imperial Eagle"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Weight: 10.00 g
Diameter: 30.00 mm
Mintage: 60 000
Artist: André Carrilho


LINK: Portugal Mint

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Belgium 10 euro 2018 - 60 years of the Smurfs

New silver commemoratives:

"60 years of the Smurfs"



LINK: www.herdenkingsmunten.be

Monday, October 22, 2018

Argentina 10 pesos 2018 - New coin family

New coin type for the new Argentina coin family:



LINK: Central Bank of Argentina

Friday, October 19, 2018

Falkland Islands 50 pence 2018 - Rockhopper Penguin

New commemorative:

"Penguin series: Rockhopper Penguin (Eudyptes Chrysocome)"



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


Australia 1 dollar 2018 - Treasured Australian Stories

Two new commemoratives:

"Treasured Australian Stories"

The Tales of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie, by May Gibbs.
The Magic Pudding, by Norman Lindsay.



LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Finland 5 euro 2018 - Mauno Koivisto

New bimetallic commemorative:

"Presidents of Finland" series: Mauno Koivisto



SPECIFICATIONS
Core composition: CuNi
Ring composition: Nordic Gold
Diameter: 27.25 mm
Weight: 9.80 g
Mintage 6,000 (proof) and 30,000 (unc)


Link: Mint of Finland

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Latvia 5 euro 2018 - Coats of Arms

New silver collectors issue:

"Coats of Arms"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Silver .925
Weight: 31.47 g
Diameter: 38.61 mm
Mintage: 3,000
Mint: UAB Lietuvos monetų kalykla (Lithuania)
Graphic design: Laimonis Šēnbergs
Plaster model: Jānis Strupulis


LINK: Bank of Latvia

Hungary 50 forint 2018 - Wrestling World Championship

New circulating commemorative:

"Wrestling World Championship"



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


(news from Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Central Bank of Hungary

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Canada 2 dollars 2018 - Centenary of Armistice

New circulating commemorative bimetallics:

"Centenary of Armistice":



(news by Peter Kaminsky and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Royal Canadian Mint

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Pakistan 50 rupees 2017 - Sir Syed Ahmad Khan

New circulating commemorative:

"200th anniversary of the birth of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan"



(news and image from Pabitra Saha)

Belgium 2.5 euro 2018 - Mount of Piety

New commemorative:

"400 years of the Mount of Piety"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Brass
Weight: 10.50 g
Diameter: 25.65 mm
Mintage: 50 000 (coincard)


LINK: www.herdenkingsmunten.be

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Netherlands 5 & 10 euro 2018 - Wageningen University

New commemoratives in silver plated copper, silver and gold:

"100 years of Wageningen University"



LINK: Royal Dutch Mint

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Belgium 10 euro 2018 - Jacques Brel

New silver commemorative:

"Jacques Brel"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Silver .925
Weight: 18.75 g
Diameter: 33.00 mm
Mintage: 5,000


LINK: www.herdenkingsmunten.be

Gibraltar 20 pence 2017 - Referendum of 1967

New circulating type:

"50th anniversary of the Referendum of 1967"



(information by András Majoros)

Gibraltar 1 penny 2017 - Referendum of 1967

New circulating type:

"50th anniversary of the Referendum of 1967"



(information by András Majoros)

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Australia 50 cents 2018 - AC/DC - 45 Years of Thunder

New commemorative:

'AC/DC - 45 Years of Thunder'



LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Monday, October 1, 2018

Falkland Islands 50 pence 2018 - Magellanic Penguin

New commemorative to be issued very soon:

"4th item in the new Penguin series: Magellanic Penguin (Spheniscus Magellanicus)"



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


(image copyright Pobjoy Mint)

LINK: The Pobjoy Mint