Thursday, July 2, 2020

Portugal 7,5 euro 2020 - Douro Line Historical Train

New silver commemorative:

"Historical Trains Ibero-American series: Douro Line"

Portugal 7,5 euro 2020 - Douro Line Historical Train

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: silver .500
Weight: 13.50 g
Diameter: 33.00 mm
Mintage: 20 000
Artist: José Santa Barbara


LINK: Portugal Mint

Portugal 5 euro 2020 - UNESCO World Portuguese Language Day

New commemorative:

"UNESCO World Portuguese Language Day"

Portugal 5 euro 2020 UNESCO World Portuguese Language Day

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Diameter: 33.00 mm
Weight: 14.00 g
Mintage: 20 000
Artists: João Duarte


LINK: Portugal Mint

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Australia 2 dollars 2020 - Tooth Fairy

New commemorative type:

"Tooth Fairy"

Australia 2 dollars 2020 - Tooth Fairy

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Ukraine 10 hryvnia 2019 - Three new Armed Forces types

New circulating commemoratives:

Ukraine 10 hryvnia 2019 - Three new Armed Forces types
Ukraine 10 hryvnia 2019 - Three new Armed Forces types

(news from Jo Hoogeveen)
(images from eBay seller sarascoins)

LINK: National Bank of Ukraine

South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands 50 pence 2020 - Chinstrap Penguin

New commemorative:

"Chinstrap Penguin"

South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands 50 pence 2020 - Chinstrap Penguin

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


Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Lesotho 10 maloti 1997 - Coronation of King Letsie III

Very low mintage silver commemorative:

"Coronation of King Letsie III"

Lesotho 10 maloti 1997 - Coronation of King Letsie III

(news and image by Wolfgang Schian)

Lesotho 25 maloti 2005 - 25th anniversary of the Central Bank

Very low mintage silver commemorative:

"25th anniversary of the Central Bank"

Lesotho 25 maloti 2005 - 25th anniversary of the Central Bank

(news and image by Wolfgang Schian)

Cambodia 3000 riels 2015 - ASEAN Community

New unlisted silver coloured commemorative:

"ASEAN Community"

Cambodia 3000 riels 2015 - ASEAN Community

(news and image by Wolfgang Schian)

Friday, May 8, 2020

Poland 5 zlotys 2020 - St. Mary's Basilica in Krakow

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

'Discover Poland: St. Mary's Basilica in Krakow'

Poland 5 zlotys 2020 - St. Mary's Basilica in Krakow

(news and images 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

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Russia 25 roubles 2020 - Russian Animation: The Barkers

New base metal commemoratives in normal and coloured editions:

"Russian Animation: The Barkers"

Russia 25 roubles 2020 - Russian Animation: The Barkers

LINK: Bank of Russia

Monday, May 4, 2020

Hungary 50 forint 2020 - 150 years of Organised Fire Departments

New circulating commemorative:

"150 years of Organised Fire Departments"

Hungary 50 forint 2020 - 150 years of Organised Fire Departments

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Weight: 7.70 g
Diameter: 27.40 mm
Mintage: 2 million
Artist: István Kósa


(news from Egon Conti)

LINK: Central Bank of Hungary

Gibraltar 50 pence 2020 - 75th Anniversary of VE DA

New commemorative issue:

"75th Anniversary of VE DA"

Gibraltar 50 pence 2020 - 75th Anniversary of VE DA

(images taken from www.pobjoy.com)

LINK: The Pobjoy Mint

Friday, April 24, 2020

Moldova 10 lei 2020 - 30th Anniversary of the National Flag

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"30th anniversary since the adoption of the national flag"

Moldova 10 lei 2020 - 30th Anniversary of the National Flag

LINK: National Bank of Moldova

Mexico 20 pesos 2019 - 500th Anniversary of Veracruz

New bimetallic circulating commemorative (also new shape, dodecagon):

"500 years of the founding of the city and port of Veracruz"

Mexico 20 pesos 2019 - 500th Anniversary of Veracruz

(news from Pabitra Saha and Jacek Stącel)

LINK: Banco de Mexico

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Transnistria 1 rouble 2020 - Red book: European wildcat

New commemorative:

"Red book: European wildcat"

Transnistria 1 rouble 2020 - Red book: European wildcat

(image by eBay seller liolikas99)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Sunday, April 19, 2020

Australia 50 cents 2020 - Afghan cameleers

New commemorative:

"Afghan cameleers"

Australia 50 cents 2020 - Afghan cameleers

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Saturday, April 18, 2020

Denmark 20 and 500 krone 2020 - 80th birthday of Queen Margrethe II

New circulating and silver commemoratives:

"80th birthday of Queen Margrethe II"

Denmark 20 and 500 krone 2020 - 80th birthday of Queen Margrethe II

(news by Pabitra Saha)
(images from the Denmark National Bank)

LINK: Denmark National Bank

Isle of Man 50 pence 2020 - 75th Anniversary of VE Day

Seven new CuNi collector commemoratives:

"75th Anniversary of VE Day"

Isle of Man 50 pence 2020 - 75th Anniversary of VE Day

The common side:

Isle of Man 50 pence 2020 common side

(news by Egon Conti)

LINK: Isle of Man Post

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Russia 25 roubles 2020 - Weapons of the Great Victory III

Five new base metal commemoratives:

"Weapons of the Great Victory III"

Russia 25 roubles 2020 - Weapons of the Great Victory III

(image by eBay seller alex528ru)

LINK: Bank of Russia

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)