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)

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 - Assiut bridges

New bimetallic commemorative:

"New national projects: Assiut bridges"



(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