Friday, March 22, 2019

Portugal 5 euro 2019 - Renaissance

New CuNi commemorative:

"The Ages of Europe: Renaissance"

The Portuguese coin presents the loxodromic curve, a discovery of the Portuguese mathematician Pedro Nunes in 1537, that had a decisive impact on the navigation and the cartography of the globe.



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Weight: 14.00 g
Diameter: 30.00 mm
Mintage: 40 000
Artist: Eloísa Byrne


Coins in silver and gold have been issued too.

(news by Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Portugal Mint

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Italy 5 euro 2019 - Fausto Coppi

New bimetallic commemorative to be issued in september:

"Centenary of the birth of Fausto Coppi"



LINK: Italian Mint

(news and image from numistoria.altervista.org)

Egypt 50 piastres 2019 - Zohr gas field

New commemorative:

"New national projects: Zohr gas field"



(image from eBay seller currencypalace)

Egypt 50 piastres 2019 - National roads network

New commemorative:

"New national projects: National roads network"



(image from eBay seller currencypalace)

Friday, March 15, 2019

Greece 5 euro 2019 - Deposits and Loans Fund

New CuNi commemorative:

"Centenary of the Deposits and Loans Fund"



(news and image from news.coinupdate.com & Pabitra Saha)

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Russia 5 roubles 2019 - Crimea reunification with Russia

New circulating commemorative:

"Crimea reunification with Russia"



(news by Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Bank of Russia

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

United Kingdom 50 pence 2019 - Stephen Hawking

New commemoratives in CuNi, silver and gold:

"Stephen Hawking"



(news and images from world.mintnewsblog.com)

LINK: British Royal Mint

Monday, March 11, 2019

British Antarctic Territory 50 pence 2019 - Chinstrap penguin

New commemorative:

"Penguin series: Chinstrap penguin (Pygoscelis antarcticus)"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Weight: 8.00 g
Diameter: 27.30 mm
Mintage: 4,000


(image copyright: Pobjoy Mint)

LINK: The Pobjoy Mint

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Egypt 1 pound 2019 - National roads network

New bimetallic commemorative:

"New national projects: National roads network"



(image from eBay seller currencypalace)
(news from Andrzej Przewoznik, Jacek Stącel and Fekiri Tlal)

Egypt 1 pound 2019 - Assiut bridges

New bimetallic commemorative:

"New national projects: Assiut bridges"



(image from eBay seller currencypalace)
(news from Andrzej Przewoznik, Jacek Stącel and Fekiri Tlal)

Egypt 1 pound 2019 - Power stations

New bimetallic commemorative:

"New national projects: Power stations"



(image from eBay seller currencypalace)
(news from Andrzej Przewoznik, Jacek Stącel and Fekiri Tlal)

Egypt 1 pound 2019 - Zohr gas field

New bimetallic commemorative:

"New national projects: Zohr gas field"



(image from eBay seller currencypalace)
(news from Andrzej Przewoznik, Jacek Stącel and Fekiri Tlal)

Friday, March 8, 2019

USA 2019 - Native American dollar

New circulating type:

"Mary Golda Ross - first known Native American female engineer"



LINK: The United States Mint

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Australia Mr. Squiggle 2019 - 7 new coin types

New commemorative coins:

"60th anniversary of the children's TV show Mr. Squiggle"

The Royal Australian Mint has released a set with 7 coins celebrating the 60th anniversary of the children's TV show Mr. Squiggle. There's a limited edition 1 cent type, two dollar coins and four coloured 2-dollar types that are also released for normal circulation.



(news by Peter Kaminsky, Egon Conti and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Isle of Man 2 pounds 2019 - 75th Anniversary of D-Day

New bimetallic commemoratives:

"75th Anniversary of D-Day"



Egypt 50 piastres 2019 - Solar farms in Aswan

New commemorative:

"New national projects: Solar farms in Aswan"



(news and image from eBay seller currencypalace)

Egypt 1 pound 2019 - New Egyptian countryside

New bimetallic commemorative:

"New national projects: New Egyptian countryside"



(news and image from eBay seller currencypalace)

Monday, February 25, 2019

British Virgin Islands 1 dollar 2019 - James's flamingo

New coloured virenium collectors item:

"Flamingos series 2nd issue: James's flamingo"



LINK: The Pobjoy Mint

Japan 500 yen 2019 - 30th Anniversary of Emperor Enthronement

New bimetallic commemorative:

"30th Anniversary of Emperor Enthronement"



(news by Pabitra Saha)
(photo from eBay seller gunatayodh)

LINK: Japan Mint

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Austria 5 euro 2019 - Easter

New copper and silver commemoratives:

"Easter 2019"



(news by Jo Hoogeveen)

LINK: Austrian Mint

France 2 euro 2019 - Asterix

New bimetallic low-mintage (300,000) commemorative announced for abril 28th:

"60th Anniversary of Asterix"



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


Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Lithuania 1.5 & 5 euro 2019 - Užgavėnės

New CuNi and silver collectors' issues:

"Užgavėnės"



LINK: Bank of Lithuania

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Netherlands 5 & 10 euro 2019 - 100 years of aviation

New commemoratives in silver plated copper, silver and gold:

"100 years of aviation in the Netherlands"



(news from Jo Hoogeveen)

LINK: Royal Dutch Mint

Mauritania 2 ouguiya 2018 - New denomination

A new coin type has been issued in Mauritania:



My friend Wolfgang just sent me the real photo of the coin:



(news from Pabitra Saha)
(data and photo from Wolfgang Schuster)

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Egypt 50 piastres 2019 - New Egyptian countryside

New commemorative:

"New national projects: New Egyptian countryside"



You can get this coin from Egon Conti before he gets out of stock: egoncontirossini@hotmail.com

(news and images from Egon Conti, Wolfgang Schuster, Rupert Reiter and Gijs Vlothuizen)

Egypt 50 piastres & 1 pound 2019 - New Al Alamein city

New commemoratives:

"New national projects: New Al Alamein city"



You can get these coins from Egon Conti before he gets out of stock: egoncontirossini@hotmail.com

(news and images from Egon Conti, Wolfgang Schuster, Rupert Reiter and Gijs Vlothuizen)

Japan 100 yen 2018 - Tokyo 2020 - Boccia and Fencing

New CuNi commemoratives:

"Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games - Boccia and Fencing"



(news by Egon Conti and Pabitra Saha)
(photo from eBay seller twoeurocoins)

LINK: Japan Mint

Austria 3 euro 2019 - The Turtle

New CuNi dark-glowing commemorative:

"Colourful Creatures - The Turtle"



(news from www.numismatica-visual.es)

LINK: Austrian Mint

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

British Antarctic Territory 50 pence 2019 - Adélie penguin

New commemorative:

"Penguin series: Adélie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae)"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Weight: 8.00 g
Diameter: 27.30 mm
Mintage: 4,000


(image copyright: Pobjoy Mint)

LINK: The Pobjoy Mint

Monday, February 11, 2019

Czech Republic 20 korun 2019 - Personalities of the Czechoslovak currency

Three new circulating types released in january:

"Personalities of the Czechoslovak currency"

Alois Rašín, Karel Englis and Vilém Pospíšil:



(news by Gijs Vlothuizen, Peter Kaminsky, Petr Barta and Egon Conti)
(images by Gijs Vlothuizen and Petr Barta)

Friday, February 8, 2019

Canada 1 dollar 2019 - Pileated Woodpecker

This beautiful dollar type is released only as part of the Specimen Set:



LINK: Royal Canadian Mint

Seychelles 10 rupees 2018 - New alloys in center and ring

New circulating type, with different alloys in disk and ring, for a better resistance to humidity:



(news by Wolfgang Schuster and Gijs Vlothuizen)
(photo by Gijs Vlothuizen)

LINK: Central Bank of Seychelles

Ukraine 5 hryvnia 2018 - City of Kiev

New bimetallic commemorative:

"City of Kiev"



(news and image from Pabitra Saha and Wolfgang Schuster)

LINK: National Bank of Ukraine

Ukraine 5 hryvnia 2018 - City of Sevastopol

New bimetallic commemorative:

"City of Sevastopol"



(news and image from Pabitra Saha and Wolfgang Schuster)

LINK: National Bank of Ukraine

Luxembourg 2 euro 2019 - Accession to the Throne of Grand Duchess Charlotte

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Centenary of the Accession to the Throne of Grand Duchess Charlotte"



(news from Jo Hoogeveen)
(image from eBay seller 1oz.si)

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


Papua New Guinea 50 toea 2018 - APEC Summit

New circulating commemoratives:

"APEC Summit in Port Moresby"

The coins were minted in both coloured and not coloured versions:



(news and images from Pabitra Saha, Peter Kaminsky, Rupert Reiter, Egon Conti and Gijs Vlothuizen)

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Canada 25 cents 2019 - Dinosaurs of Canada

New commemoratives:

"Dinosaurs of Canada"



LINK: Royal Canadian Mint

Monday, February 4, 2019

Germany 2 euro 2019 - Bundesrat of Germany

New circulating bimetallic commemorative:

Bundesrat of Germany



(news and image by Jo Hoogeveen)

Algeria 100 dinars 2018 - Satellite

New circulating bimetallic to be released soon:

"Satellite"



(news by Egon Conti)
(image by Zine Merouane)

Friday, February 1, 2019

Ireland 2 euro 2019 - Centenary of the first meeting of Dáil Éireann

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Centenary of the first meeting of Dáil Éireann"



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

(news from Pabitra Saha)

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Turkey 1 kurus 2018 - Birds of Turkey

The Turkish State Mint released a collection of 15 coins:

"Birds of Turkey"



(news by Taigawirbel )
(images from eBay seller fortumor)

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Peru 1 sol 2018 - Centenary of Military Aviation in Peru

New silver commemorative:

"Centenary of Military Aviation in Peru"



(news and image by David Velarde)

LINK: Peru Central Bank

Lithuania 1.5 & 10 euro 2019 - Smelt fishing by attracting

New CuNi and silver collectors' issue:

"Smelt fishing by attracting"



LINK: Bank of Lithuania

Monday, January 28, 2019

Bahamas 15 cents 2018 - New design

New circulating design:



(news by Wolfgang Schuster and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Central Bank of the Bahamas

Friday, January 25, 2019

Australia 20 & 50 cents 2018 - ANZAC Spirit

Australia issued 15 new commemorative types:

"ANZAC Spirit"

Australia issued the last edition of commemorative coins commemorating the ANZAC.
There are four different 50 cents and eleven different 20 cents coins.
They were issued daily in the News Corp newspapers.

These are the 20c coins:



And here are the 50c coins:



(news and images by Peter Kaminsky)

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Belgium 2 euro 2019 - Pieter Bruegel

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"450 years since the death of Pieter Bruegel"



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


Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Slovakia 10 euro 2019 - 10th anniversary of the euro introduction in the Slovak Republic

New silver commemorative:

"10th anniversary of the euro introduction in the Slovak Republic"



LINK: Kremnica Mint

Switzerland 10 francs 2019 - Roe deer

New bimetallic commemorative:

"Roe deer"



(news and scan by Egon Conti and www.coin-database.com)

LINK: Swiss Mint