Friday, May 17, 2019

Panama quarter balboa 2017 & 2018 - Justo Arosemena

New circulating commemorative (exists in both dates 2017 and 2018):

"Bicentenary of the birth of Justo Arosemena"

Panama quarter balboa 2017 2018 Justo Arosemena

(news from Taigawirbel)
(image from eBay seller jcarlos02)

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Transnistria 1 rouble 2019 - Dubossary Memorial of Glory

New commemorative:

"Dubossary Memorial of Glory"

Transnistria 1 rouble 2019 Dubossary Memorial of Glory

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Transnistria 1 rouble 2019 - Luna-1 satellite

New commemorative:

"Luna-1 satellite"

Transnistria 1 rouble 2019 Luna-1 satellite

(image from eBay seller lemberg-zp)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Belgium 2 euro 2019 - European Monetary Institute

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"25 years of the European Monetary Institute"

Belgium bimetallic 2 euro 2019 25 years of the European Monetary Institute

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


Portugal 5 euro 2019 - Carnation Revolution

New commemorative:

"45th Anniversary Of The Carnation Revolution"

Portugal 5 euro 2019 Carnation Revolution

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Diameter: 33.00 mm
Weight: 14.00 g
Artists: José Aurélio


LINK: Portugal Mint

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Gibraltar 1 penny 2018 - Calpe House

New circulating type:

"Calpe House, Gibraltar in London"

Gibraltar 1 penny 2018 Calpe House

(news and image by Pabitra Saha)

Gibraltar 20 pence 2018 - Calpe House

New circulating type:

"Calpe House, Gibraltar in London"

Gibraltar 20 pence 2018 Calpe House

(news by Annette Marsaudon)
(image from eBay seller gibraltar_numismatics)

Gibraltar 2 pence 2018 - Calpe House

New circulating type:

"Calpe House, Gibraltar in London"

Gibraltar 2 pence 2018 Calpe House

(news by Annette Marsaudon)
(image from eBay seller all-gib)

Poland 5 zlotys 2019 - Monuments of Frombork

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

'Discover Poland: Monuments of Frombork'

Poland bimetallic 5 zlotys 2019 Monuments of Frombork

(news by Jacek Stacel)

SPECIFICATIONS
Ring composition: CuNi
Central disk composition: Aluminium-Bronze
Weight: 6.54 g
Diameter: 24.00 mm


LINK: National Bank of Poland
LINK: Polish State Mint

Russia 10 roubles 2019 - Vyazma

New circulating bimetallic commemorative:

'Ancient towns of Russia: Vyazma'

Russia 10 roubles 2019 Vyazma bimetallic

(news from Gijs Vlothuizen)

LINK: Bank of Russia

Portugal 7.5 euro 2019 - Ferdinand Magellan

New commemorative:

"500 years of the First Circumnavigation around the globe by Ferdinand Magellan"

Portugal 7.5 euro coin 2019 Ferdinand Magellan

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Silver 500/1000
Diameter: 33.00 mm
Weight: 13.50 g
Artists: Luís Filipe Abreu


LINK: Portugal Mint

Monday, May 13, 2019

British Virgin Islands 1 dollar 2019 - Greater Flamingo

New coloured virenium collectors item:

"Flamingos series 4th issue: Greater Flamingo"

British Virgin Islands dollar 2019 - Greater Flamingo

LINK: The Pobjoy Mint

Friday, May 10, 2019

Portugal 2 euro 2019 - Ferdinand Magellan

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"500 years of the First Circumnavigation around the globe by Ferdinand Magellan"

Portugal bimetallic 2 euro coin 2019 Ferdinand Magellan

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
Artists: Luís Filipe Abreu e Luc Luycx


LINK: Portugal Mint

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

China 2019 - New circulating coin family

The People's Bank of China will distribute new banknotes and coins from August 30th 2019:

Smaller one yuan coins are designed to be more portable, while the colour of a five jiao coin changes from gold to silver.



(news by Pabitra Saha)
(images by Wenbo Dong)

Kazakhstan 2019 - Latin alphabet

Kazakhstan's National Bank has issued new coins with engraved texts in the country's new Latin-based alphabet:



(news by Pabitra Saha)

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Canada 1 dollar 2019 - Equality

New circulating commemorative:

"50th anniversary of the decriminalization of homosexuality in Canada"



(news by Aidan Work)

LINK: Royal Canadian Mint

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Norway 20 krone 2019 - Gustav Vigeland

New circulating commemorative released today:

"150th anniversary of the birth of Gustav Vigeland"

The anniversary motif is designed by artist Håkon Anton Fagerås. The motif shows Vigeland by his stand while contemplating the sculpture "The Foetus" during modelling.



LINK: Norges Bank

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Japan 500 yen 2021 - Circulation bimetallic type

New bimetallic ordinary type for the Reiwa era pieces after year 3 (2021):



(news by Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Japan Mint

Monday, April 8, 2019

British Antarctic Territory 50 pence 2019 - Emperor penguin

New commemorative:

"Penguin series: Emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri)"



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


(image copyright: Pobjoy Mint)

LINK: The Pobjoy Mint

Australia 50 cents 2019 - International Year of Indigenous Languages

New commemorative:

'International Year of Indigenous Languages'



LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Australia 2 dollars 2019 - A Hundred Years of Repatriation

New coloured commemorative type:

"A Hundred Years of Repatriation"



LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Latvia 5 euro 2019 - Cat's Mill

New silver collectors issue:

"Cat's Mill"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Silver .925
Weight: 22.00 g
Diameter: 35.00 mm
Mintage: 2,500
Mint: UAB Lietuvos monetų kalykla (Lithuania)
Graphic design: Elīna Brasliņa
Plaster model: Ligita Franckeviča


LINK: Bank of Latvia

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Slovakia 2 euro 2019 - Milan Rastislav Štefánik

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Centenary of the death of Milan Rastislav Štefánik"



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


A silver 10 euro coin will be released also:



(news and images from excellent blog www.numismatica-visual.es)

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Andorra 2 euro 2018 - Constitution of the Principality of Andorra

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"25th anniversary of the Constitution of the Principality of Andorra"



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


Andorra 2 euro 2018 - Declaration of Human Rights

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"70 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights"



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


San Marino 2 euro 2019 - Leonardo da Vinci

New circulating bimetallic commemorative to be issued this year:

"500 years of the death of Leonardo da Vinci"



(news and images by www.numismatica-visual.es)

LINK: San Marino Mint

Andorra 2 euro 2019 - Finals of the Alpine Ski World Cup

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Finals of the Alpine Ski World Cup"



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


Thursday, March 28, 2019

Portugal 5 euro 2019 - The Sea

New CuNi commemorative:

"Design a coin: The Sea"

As part of a collaborative project with the municipality of Aveiro, aiming to stimulate artistic and numismatic creation among young people and the school community, the Portuguese Mint has released a coin designed by young Ísis Martins, who decided that her coin should evoke the drama experienced by refugees aboard fragile and overcrowded boats and proclaim, with the natural optimism of a 12-years-old person, that the sea can also save.



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Weight: 14.00 g
Diameter: 30.00 mm
Mintage: 40 000
Artist: Ísis Martins


A silver coin has been issued too.

(news by www.numismatica-visual.es)

LINK: Portugal Mint

Belgium 2.5 euro 2019 - Tour de France's yellow jersey

New commemorative:

"100 years of the Tour de France's yellow jersey"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Brass
Weight: 10.50 g
Diameter: 25.65 mm
Mintage: 120 000 (coincard)


LINK: www.herdenkingsmunten.be

Germany 20 euro 2019 - Bauhaus

New silver commemorative:

"100th anniversary of the founding of Bauhaus"



(news and image from Jo Hoogeveen)

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Egypt 50 piastres 2019 - Zohr gas field

New commemorative:

"New national projects: Zohr gas field"



(news and image from eBay seller currencypalace)

Egypt 50 piastres 2019 - Power stations

New commemorative:

"New national projects: Power stations"



(news and image from eBay seller currencypalace)

Egypt 1 pound 2019 - Solar farms in Aswan

New bimetallic commemorative:

"New national projects: Solar farms in Aswan"



(news and image from eBay seller currencypalace)

Egypt 50 piastres 2019 - New Capital city in Egypt

New commemorative:

"New national projects: New Capital city in Egypt"



(news and image from eBay seller currencypalace)

Gibraltar 10 pence 2018 - Calpe House

New circulating type:

"Calpe House, Gibraltar in London"



(news by Annette Marsaudon)
(image from eBay seller numista_gibraltar)

Peru 1 sol 2019 - Yellow-tailed woolly monkey

New circulating type:

"Yellow-tailed woolly monkey (Oreonax flavicauda)"

This is the 8th coin of the series "Endangered Fauna from Peru":



(news and image by David Velarde)

LINK: Peru Central Bank

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Austria 10 euro 2019 - Maximilian I

New copper and silver collectors' items:

"Knights' Tales collection: Maximilian I"



LINK: Austrian Mint

Gibraltar 2018 - Calpe House

New circulating types of 50p, 1 & 2 pounds (more denominations to come?):

"Calpe House, Gibraltar in London"



(information by Egon Conti)
(images from www.gibraltar-stamps.com)

Monday, March 25, 2019

British Virgin Islands 1 dollar 2019 - Chilean Flamingo

New coloured virenium collectors item:

"Flamingos series 3rd issue: Chilean Flamingo"



LINK: The Pobjoy Mint

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 - Assiut bridges

New commemorative:

"New national projects: Assiut bridges"



(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 - 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)