Thursday, April 9, 2020

Ukraine 5 & 10 hryvnia 2020 - Zolochiv Castle

New commemoratives in CuNi and silver:

"Architectural Monuments series: Zolochiv Castle"

Ukraine 5 & 10 hryvnia 2020 - Zolochiv Castle

Photo of the real building:

Zolochiv Castle

(news and image from Pabitra Saha and world.mintnewsblog.com)

LINK: National Bank of Ukraine

Belgium 2,5 euro 2020 - 75 years of peace and freedom

New brass commemorative:

"75 years of peace and freedom"

Belgium 2,5 euro 2020 - 75 years of peace and freedom

LINK: www.herdenkingsmunten.be

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Netherlands 5 & 10 euro 2020 - 75 years of freedom

New commemoratives in silver plated copper, silver and gold:

"75 years of freedom"

Netherlands 5 & 10 euro 2020 - 75 years of freedom

(news by Jo Hoogeveen and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Royal Dutch Mint

Belgium 5 euro 2020 - 75 years of 'Suske en Wiske'

New CuNi commemorative:

"75 years of Suske en Wiske"

Belgium 5 euro 2020 - 75 years of Suske en Wiske

(news by Jo Hoogeveen)

LINK: www.herdenkingsmunten.be

Canada 25 cents 2020 - Connecting Canada

New coloured commemoratives:

"Connecting Canada"

Canada 25 cents 2020 - Connecting Canada

LINK: Royal Canadian Mint

Monday, April 6, 2020

Austria 10 euro 2020 - Courage

New copper and silver collectors' items:

"Knights' Tales collection: Courage"

Austria 10 euro 2020 - Courage

LINK: Austrian Mint

Saturday, April 4, 2020

Bhutan 5 & 10 ngultrum 2020 - King's 40th birth anniversary

New circulation types:

"King's 40th birth anniversary"

Bhutan 5 & 10 ngultrum 2020 - King's 40th birth anniversary

(news and images by Pabitra Saha)

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Gibraltar 2019 - Island Games

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

"Island Games"

Gibraltar 2019 - Island Games

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

Saturday, March 21, 2020

Ukraine 5 hryvnia 2020 - Year of the Rat

New commemorative:

"Year of the Rat"

Ukraine 5 hryvnia 2020 - Year of the Rat

(news and image from Jo Hoogeveen)

LINK: National Bank of Ukraine

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Colombia 10,000 pesos 2019 - Bicentenary of the Independence

New commemorative:

"Bicentenary of the Independence"

Colombia 10,000 pesos 2019 - Bicentenary of the Independence

(news and image from Guillermo Granados)

Bangladesh 100 taka 2020 - Mujib Year

New commemoratives in silver and gold:

"Birth Centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman"

British Antarctic Territory 50 pence 2020 - HMS Erebus

(news and images by Limon Talha)

Australia 2 dollars 2020 - ICC Women's T20 Cricket World Cup

New coloured commemorative type:

"ICC Women's T20 Cricket World Cup"

ICC Women's T20 Cricket World Cup

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Australia 2 dollars 2020 - 75th Anniversary of the End of the Second World War

New coloured commemorative type:

"75th Anniversary of the End of the Second World War"

Australia 2 dollars 2020 - 75th Anniversary of the End of the Second World War

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Gibraltar 2 pounds 2020 - The Cretan Bull

New very-low-mintage (1,750) bimetallic:

"The 12 Labours of Hercules: The Cretan Bull"

Gibraltar 2 pounds 2020 - The Cretan Bull

(information and image from the Pobjoy Mint)

Gibraltar 2 pounds 2020 - The Stymphalian Birds

New very-low-mintage (1,750) bimetallic:

"The 12 Labours of Hercules: The Stymphalian Birds"

Gibraltar 2 pounds 2020 - The Stymphalian Birds

(information and image from the Pobjoy Mint)

Gibraltar 2 pounds 2020 - The Augeias' Stables

New very-low-mintage (1,750) bimetallic:

"The 12 Labours of Hercules: The Augean stables"

Gibraltar 2 pounds 2020 - The Augeias' Stables

(information and image from the Pobjoy Mint)

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Luxembourg 2 euro 2020 - Prince Henry of Orange-Nassau

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Luxembourg 2 euro 2020 - Prince Henry of Orange-Nassau (1820-1879)"

Luxembourg 2 euro 2020 - Prince Henry of Orange-Nassau

(news from Jo Hoogeveen)

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


British Antarctic Territory 50 pence 2020 - HMS Erebus

New commemorative:

"HMS Erebus"

British Antarctic Territory 50 pence 2020 - HMS Erebus

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Weight: 8.00 g
Diameter: 27.30 mm
Mintage: 2,750


(image copyright: Pobjoy Mint)

LINK: The Pobjoy Mint

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Austria 5 euro 2020 - Easter Coin: Friends for Life

New copper and silver commemoratives:

"Easter Coin: Friends for Life"

Austria 5 euro 2020 - Easter Coin: Friends for Life

LINK: Austrian Mint

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Pakistan 40 rupees 2020 - 40 Years of Hosting Afghan Refugees in Pakistan

New circulating commemorative:

"International Conference on 40 Years of Hosting Afghan Refugees in Pakistan"

Pakistan 40 rupees 2020 - 40 Years of Hosting Afghan Refugees in Pakistan

(news from Egon Conti)

Friday, February 14, 2020

Spain 2 euro 2020 - Mudéjar Architecture of Aragon

New bimetallic circulating commemorative to be issued in march:

"Mudéjar Architecture of Aragon"



The Tower of the church of San Salvador, in Teruel:



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


Friday, February 7, 2020

USA 2020 - Native American dollar - Elizabeth Peratrovich

New circulating type:

"Elizabeth Peratrovich - civil rights activist on behalf of equality for Alaska natives"

USA 2020 - Native American dollar - Elizabeth Peratrovich

LINK: The United States Mint

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Russia 25 roubles 2020 - Weapons of the Great Victory II

Five new base metal commemoratives:

"Weapons of the Great Victory II"

Russia 25 roubles 2020 - Weapons of the Great Victory II

(news by Gijs Vlothuizen)

LINK: Bank of Russia

Transnistria 25 roubles 2020 - Hero City Volgograd

New commemorative:

"Hero City Volgograd"

Transnistria 25 roubles 2020 - Hero City Volgograd

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Transnistria 1 rouble 2020 - Sports: Handball

New commemorative:

"Sports: Handball"

Transnistria 1 rouble 2020 - Sports: Handball

(image by eBay seller lemberg-zp)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Transnistria 1 rouble 2020 - Red book: Snowdrop (Galanthus nivalis)

New commemorative:

"Red book: Snowdrop (Galanthus nivalis)"

Transnistria 1 rouble 2020 - Red book: Snowdrop (Galanthus nivalis)

(image by eBay seller vasid2009)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Gibraltar 2 pounds 2020 - The Erymanthian Boar

New very-low-mintage (1,750) bimetallic:

"The 12 Labours of Hercules: The Erymanthian Boar"

Gibraltar 2 pounds 2020 - The Erymanthian Boar

(information and image from the Pobjoy Mint)

Japan 100 yen 2020 - Tokyo 2020 five new types

New circulating commemoratives:

"Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games"

Japan 100 yen 2020 - Tokyo 2020 five new types

(news by Egon Conti)

LINK: Japan Mint

Germany 2 euro 2020 - Brandenburg

New circulating bimetallic commemorative:

"Brandenburg"



(news and image by Jo Hoogeveen)

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Estonia 2 euro 2020 - Centenary of the Treaty of Tartu

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Centenary of the Treaty of Tartu"

Estonia 2 euro 2020 - Centenary of the Treaty 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


(scan by Gijs Vlothuizen)

LINK: Bank of Estonia

Sunday, February 2, 2020

United Kingdom 50 pence 2020 - Brexit

New CuNi collector commemorative:

"Brexit"

United Kingdom 50 pence 2020 - Brexit

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Falkland Islands 1 & 5 pence 2019 - New types

New circulation types:

The 1 penny coin bears a new portrait of the Queen. It is minted by the Pobjoy Mint.
The 5 pence coin has a new portrait but also a different albatross (design and flying direction) than previous years. It is minted by the Tower Mint.

Falkland Islands 1 & 5 pence 2019 - New types

(news and image from Wolfgang Schuster and G. Schön)

South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands 50 pence 2020 - HMS Resolution

New commemorative:

"250th Anniversary of the HMS Resolution ship's Launch"

South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands 50 pence 2020 - HMS Resolution

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Weight: 8.00 g
Diameter: 27.30 mm
Mintage: 2,750


Kazakhstan 200 tenge 2020 - New bimetallic circulating denomination

New bimetallic circulating denomination:

Kazakhstan 200 tenge 2020 - New bimetallic circulating denomination

(news from Pabitra Saha)

LINK: National Bank of Kazakhstan

Friday, January 24, 2020

India 10 rupees 2019 - New coin family

New circulating bimetallic type:

India 10 rupees 2019 - New coin family

(news and image by Pabitra Saha)

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Nepal 100, 1000 & 2500 rupees 2019 - Guru Nanak

New CuNi and silver commemoratives:

"550th Anniversary of the Birth of Guru Nanak"

Nepal 100, 1000 & 2500 rupees 2019 - Guru Nanak

LINK: Central Bank of Nepal

Nepal 100 & 2500 rupees 2018 - Securities Board of Nepal

New CuNi and silver commemoratives:

"25 years of the Securities Board of Nepal (SEBON)"

Nepal 100 & 2500 rupees 2018 - Securities Board of Nepal

LINK: Central Bank of Nepal

India 5 rupees 2016 - Birth Centenary of Biju Patnaik

New circulating commemorative released in 2020 (dated 2016):

"Birth Centenary of Biju Patnaik"

India 5 rupees 2016 - Birth Centenary of Biju Patnaik

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

India 5 rupees 2015 - Birth Centenary of Rani Gaidinliu

New circulating commemorative released in 2020 (dated 2015):

"Birth Centenary of Rani Gaidinliu"

India 5 rupees 2015 - Birth Centenary of Rani Gaidinliu

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

Monday, January 20, 2020

Estonia 2 euro 2020 - 200 years of the Discovery of Antarctica

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"200 years of the Discovery of Antarctica"

Estonia 2 euro 2020 - 200 years of the Discovery of Antarctica

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


LINK: Bank of Estonia

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Gibraltar 2 pounds 2020 - The Ceryneian Hind

New very-low-mintage (1,750) bimetallic:

"The 12 Labours of Hercules: The Ceryneian Hind"

Gibraltar 2 pounds 2020 - The Ceryneian Hind

(information and image from the Pobjoy Mint)

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Croatia 25 kuna 2020 - Presidency of the Council of the European Union

New circulating bimetallic:

"Croatian Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2020"

Croatia 25 kuna 2020 - Presidency of the Council of the European Union

(news by Antonio Barrena)

LINK: Croatian National Bank

Latvia 5 euro 2019 - Freedom Fights (1918-1920)

New silver collectors proof issue:

"Freedom Fights (1918-1920)"

Latvia 5 euro 2019 - Freedom Fights (1918-1920)

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Silver .925
Weight: 22.00 g
Diameter: 35.00 mm
Mintage: 4,000
Mint: UAB Lietuvos monetų kalykla (Lithuania)
Graphic design: Andris Vārpa
Plaster model: Andris Vārpa


LINK: Bank of Latvia

Malta 10 euro 2019 - 150th Anniversary of the Suez Canal

New silver commemorative:

"150th Anniversary of the Suez Canal"

Malta 10 euro 2019 - 150th Anniversary of the Suez Canal

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: 0.925 silver
Diameter: 38.61 mm
Weight: 28.28 g
Mintage: 2,000


LINK: Central Bank of Malta

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Jersey 2 pounds 2019 - The Red Arrows

New bimetallic commemorative:

"55th anniversary of the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team"

Jersey 2 pounds 2019 - The Red Arrows

(news from Egon Conti and Jacek Stącel)

Russia 10 roubles 2020 - Moscow Oblast

New circulating bimetallic commemorative:

'Regions of Russia: Moscow Oblast'

Russia 10 roubles 2020 - Moscow Oblast

LINK: Bank of Russia

Australia 1 dollar 2019 - The Great Aussie Coin Hunt A-Z

26 new commemorative dollar coins:

"The Great Aussie Coin Hunt A-Z"

Australia 1 dollar 2019 - The Great Aussie Coin Hunt A-Z

(news and images by Jo Hoogeveen)

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Belgium 2 euro 2020 - International Year of Plant Health

New bimetallic circulating commemorative to be issued in february:

"International Year of Plant Health"

Belgium 2 euro 2020 - International Year of Plant Health

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)