Thursday, November 21, 2019

Germany 2 euro 2019 - Fall of the Berlin Wall

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"30th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall"

Germany 2 euro 2019 - Fall of the Berlin Wall

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


France 2 euro 2019 - Fall of the Berlin Wall

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"30th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall"

France 2 euro 2019 - Fall of the Berlin Wall

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


Estonia 2 euro 2019 - Centenary of the Estonian language University of Tartu

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Centenary of the Estonian language University of Tartu"

Estonia 2 euro 2019 - Centenary of the Estonian language University of Tartu

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 by Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Bank of Estonia

Tajikistan 1 & 2 diram 2019 - New circulation designs

Here are the new designs for the 1 & 2 diram coins:

Tajikistan 1 & 2 diram 2019 New circulation designs

LINK: National Bank of the Republic of Tajikistan

San Marino 2 euro 2019 - Filippo Lippi

New circulating bimetallic commemorative:

"550 years of the death of Filippo Lippi"

San Marino 2 euro 2019 - Filippo Lippi

LINK: San Marino Mint

Finland 2 euro 2019 - Constitution Act of Finland 1919

New bimetallic commemorative:

"Constitution Act of Finland 1919"

Finland 2 euro 2019 - Constitution Act of Finland 1919

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, November 20, 2019

Romania 50 bani 2019 - Queen (Regina) Maria

New circulating commemorative:

"Completion of the Great Union - Queen (Regina) Maria"

Romania 50 bani 2019 Queen Maria

(news from Peter Kaminsky and Alexey Malykh)

LINK: Romania National Bank

Peru 1 sol 2019 - Titicaca water frog

New circulating type:

"Titicaca water frog (Telmatobius culeus)"

This is the 10th and last coin of the series "Endangered Fauna from Peru":

Peru 1 sol 2019 Titicaca water frog

(news by David Velarde and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Peru Central Bank

China 5 yuan 2019 - Mountain Tai

New commemorative:

"1st item off the new Natural Heritage series: Mountain Tai"

China 5 yuan 2019 - Mountain Tai

(news and image by Wenbo Dong)

Zimbabwe 2018 - 2 dollar bond coin

New circulation bimetallic:

Zimbabwe 2018 - 2 dollar bond coin

(news and images by Pabitra Saha and Aidan Work)

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Gibraltar 50 pence 2019 - Bicentenary of Queen Victoria

New commemorative issue:

"Bicentenary of Queen Victoria"

Gibraltar 50 pence 2019 Bicentenary of Queen Victoria

(images taken from www.pobjoy.com)

LINK: The Pobjoy Mint

Thursday, November 14, 2019

British Indian Ocean Territory 50 pence 2019 - Olive Ridley turtle

New CuNi commemorative:

"Last issue in Turtle Series: Olive Ridley turtle"

British Indian Ocean Territory 50 pence 2019 Olive Ridley turtle

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Weight: 8.00 g
Diameter: 27.30 mm
Mintage: 3,750


LINK: The Pobjoy Mint

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Austria 5 euro 2020 - New Year

New copper and silver commemoratives:

"New Year 2020"

Austria 5 euro 2020 - New Year

(news by Jo Hoogeveen)

LINK: Austrian Mint

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Transnistria 1 rouble 2019 - Michael-Archangel Cathedral in Rybnitsa

New commemorative:

"Michael-Archangel Cathedral in Rybnitsa"

Transnistria 1 rouble 2019 - Michael-Archangel Cathedral in Rybnitsa

(image by eBay seller ru-karpa)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Transnistria 1 rouble 2019 - Red book: Water chestnut

New commemorative:

"Red book: Water chestnut"

Transnistria 1 rouble 2019 Red book Water chestnut

(image by eBay seller ru-karpa)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Gibraltar 50 pence 2019 - Father Christmas

New collectors' coloured and uncoloured issues:

Gibraltar 50 pence 2019 - Father Christmas

A real coin photo:

Gibraltar 50 pence 2019 - Father Christmas - Real photo

(images taken from www.pobjoy.com)
(real photo by Sarunas Mortuza)

LINK: The Pobjoy Mint

Monday, November 4, 2019

Croatia 25 kuna 2019 - University of Zagreb

New circulating bimetallic:

"350th anniversary of the Founding of the University of Zagreb"

350th anniversary of the Founding of the University of Zagreb

(news by Antonio Barrena)

LINK: Croatian National Bank

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Tajikistan 5 & 10 diram 2019 - New circulation designs

Following the other denominations, here are the new designs for the 5 & 10 diram coins:

Tajikistan 5 & 10 diram 2019 New circulation designs

(scans by eBay seller liolikas99)

LINK: National Bank of the Republic of Tajikistan

Italy 10 euro 2019 - Cathedral of Milan

New silver proof collectors issue:

"Cathedral of Milan"

Italy 10 euro 2019 - Cathedral of Milan

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: silver .925
Diameter: 34.00 mm
Weight: 22.00 g
Mintage: 4,000


LINK: Italian Mint

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Estonia 2 euro 2019 - 150th anniversary of the first song festival

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"150th anniversary of the first song festival"

Estonia 2 euro 2019 50th anniversary of the first song festival

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 by Gijs Vlothuizen)
(image by eBay seller liolikas99)

LINK: Bank of Estonia

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Malta 2 euro 2019 - Children in solidarity - Nature and Environment

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

From 'Children in Solidarity' series: Nature and Environment

Malta 2 euro 2019 - Children in solidarity - Nature and Environment

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, October 22, 2019

Poland 5 zlotys 2019 - the Liberation Mound

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

'Discover Poland: the Liberation Mound'

Poland bimetallic 5 zlotys 2019 the Liberation Mound

(news and images by Jacek Stacel, Pabitra Saha and Peter Kaminsky)

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

British Indian Ocean Territory 50 pence 2019 - Loggerhead turtle

New CuNi commemorative:

"4th issue in Turtle Series: Loggerhead turtle"

British Indian Ocean Territory 50 pence 2019 Loggerhead turtle

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Weight: 8.00 g
Diameter: 27.30 mm
Mintage: 3,750


LINK: The Pobjoy Mint

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Gibraltar 2 pounds 2019 - Breast Cancer Support

New circulating bimetallic:

"Breast Cancer Support"

Gibraltar 2 pounds 2019 - Breast Cancer Support

(information and image by Niels van Schendel)

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Latvia 5 euro 2019 - Gifts of the Forest

New silver collectors proof issue:

"Gifts of the Forest"

Latvia 5 euro 2019 - Gifts of the Forest

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Silver .925
Weight: 22.00 g
Diameter: 35.00 mm
Mintage: 4,000
Mint: Koninklijke Nederlandse Munt (The Netherlands)
Graphic design: Edgars Folks & Edmunds Jansons
Plaster model: Ligita Franckeviča


LINK: Bank of Latvia

Belgium 2.5 euro 2019 - 400 years of the Manneken Pis

New commemorative:

"400 years of the Manneken Pis"

Belgium 2.5 euro 2019 - 400 years of the Manneken Pis

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


LINK: www.herdenkingsmunten.be

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Austria 10 euro 2019 - Godfrey of Bouillon

New copper and silver collectors' items:

"Knights' Tales collection: Godfrey of Bouillon"

Austria 10 euro 2019 Godfrey of Bouillon

LINK: Austrian Mint

Austria 3 euro 2019 - The Crayfish

New CuNi dark-glowing commemorative:

"Colourful Creatures - The Crayfish"

Austria 3 euro 2019 - The Crayfish

LINK: Austrian Mint

Austria 3 euro 2019 - The Otter

New CuNi dark-glowing commemorative:

"Colourful Creatures - The Otter"

Austria 3 euro 2019 - The Otter

LINK: Austrian Mint

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Spain 30 euro 2019 - 200 years of the Prado Museum

New silver commemorative to be issued next month:

"200 years of the Prado Museum"

Spain 30 euro 2019 - 200 years of the Prado Museum

LINK: Spanish Mint

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

South Africa 2 rand 2019 - Environmental Rights

New circulating type:

"25 years of democracy in South Africa: Environmental Rights"

South Africa 2 rand 2019 Environmental Rights

(news by Pabitra Saha, Wolfgang Schuster, Egon Conti, Jo Hoogeveen and Peter Kaminsky)
(image from eBay seller alexandercoins)

LINK: South Africa Mint

South Africa 2 rand 2019 - Right to Education

New circulating type:

"25 years of democracy in South Africa: Right to Education"

South Africa 2 rand 2019 Right to Education

(news by Pabitra Saha, Wolfgang Schuster, Egon Conti, Jo Hoogeveen and Peter Kaminsky)
(image from eBay seller alexandercoins)

LINK: South Africa Mint

South Africa 2 rand 2019 - Children's Rights

New circulating type:

"25 years of democracy in South Africa: Children's Rights"

South Africa 2 rand 2019 Children's Rights

(news by Pabitra Saha, Wolfgang Schuster, Egon Conti, Jo Hoogeveen and Peter Kaminsky)
(image from eBay seller alexandercoins)

LINK: South Africa Mint

South Africa 5 rand 2019 - Let us Live and Strive for Freedom

New circulating bimetallic type:

"25 years of democracy in South Africa: Let us Live and Strive for Freedom"

South Africa 5 rand 2019 Let us Live and Strive for Freedom

(news by Pabitra Saha, Wolfgang Schuster, Egon Conti, Jo Hoogeveen and Peter Kaminsky)
(image from eBay seller alexandercoins)

LINK: South Africa Mint

Andorra 2 euro 2019 - 600th anniversary of the Consell de la Terra

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"600th anniversary of the Consell de la Terra"

Andorra 2 euro 2019 - 600th anniversary of the Consell de la Terra

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


Transnistria circulation types 2019 - New materials

New circulation types:

Coins of 5k & 10k are now Nickel plated Steel (previously were Aluminium). Coins of 25k & 50k are now Brass plated Steel (previously were Bronze plated Steel).

Transnistria circulation types 2019 - New materials

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Transnistria 3 roubles 2019 - 250 years of Slobodzeya Town

New commemorative:

"250 years of Slobodzeya Town"

Transnistria 3 roubles 2019 - 250 years of Slobodzeya Town

(image from eBay seller vasid2009)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Transnistria 25 roubles 2019 - 55 years of Moldavian Power Station

New commemorative:

"55 years of Moldavian Power Station"

Transnistria 25 roubles 2019 55 years of Moldavian Power Station

(image from eBay seller vasid2009)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Transnistria 1 rouble 2019 - Red book: May lily of the valley

New commemorative:

"Red book: May lily of the valley"

Transnistria 1 rouble 2019 Red book May lily of the valley

(image by eBay seller ru-karpa)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Transnistria 1 rouble 2019 - Red book: Bieberstein Tulip

New commemorative:

"Red book: Bieberstein Tulip"

Transnistria 1 rouble 2019 Red book Bieberstein Tulip

(image by eBay seller ru-karpa)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Transnistria 1 rouble 2019 - Industry

New commemorative:

"Industry"

Transnistria 1 rouble 2019 Industry

(image by eBay seller liolikas99)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Transnistria 1 rouble 2019 - Red book: Black Stork

New commemorative:

"Red book: Black Stork"

Transnistria 1 rouble 2019 Red book Black Stork

(image by eBay seller ru-karpa)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Transnistria 1 rouble 2019 - Red Book: Lily

New commemorative:

"Red Book: Lily"

Transnistria 1 rouble 2019 Red Book Lily

(image by eBay seller ru-karpa)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Monday, October 7, 2019

British Indian Ocean Territory 50 pence 2019 - Leatherback turtle

New CuNi commemorative:

"3rd issue in Turtle Series: Leatherback turtle"

British Indian Ocean Territory 50 pence 2019 Leatherback turtle

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Weight: 8.00 g
Diameter: 27.30 mm
Mintage: 3,750


LINK: The Pobjoy Mint

Latvia 2 euro 2019 - Rising sun

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Rising sun"

Latvia 2 euro 2019 Rising sun

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, October 2, 2019

Peru 1 sol 2019 - 250 years of the birth of Alexander von Humboldt

New silver commemorative:

"250 years of the birth of Alexander von Humboldt"

Peru 1 sol 2019 250 years of the birth of Alexander von Humboldt

(news and image by David Velarde)

LINK: Peru Central Bank

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Lithuania 2 euro 2019 - Samogitia (Žemaitija)

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Samogitia (Žemaitija)"

Lithuania 2 euro 2019 - Samogitia Žemaitija

LINK: Bank of Lithuania

India 5 rupees 2019 - New coin family

New circulating type:



(news and image by eBay seller vpcollectorscorner)

Transnistria 1 rouble 2019 - Memorial of Glory of Slobodzeya

New commemorative:

"Memorial of Glory of Slobodzeya"

Transnistria 1 rouble 2019 Memorial of Glory of Slobodzeya

(image by eBay seller ru-karpa)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank