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)

France 2 euro 2020 - Charles de Gaulle

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Charles de Gaulle"

France 2 euro 2020 - Charles de Gaulle

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)

Guernsey 50 pence 2019 - 50th Anniversary of the 50 pence coin

New commemorative type:

Guernsey 50 pence 2019 - 50th Anniversary of the 50 pence coin

(news and image from Egon Conti)

Jersey 50 pence 2019 - 50th Anniversary of the 50 pence coin

New commemorative type:

Jersey 50 pence 2019 - 50th Anniversary of the 50 pence coin

(news and image from Egon Conti)

Czech Republic 200 koruna 2020 - 500th anniversary of the Jáchymov thaler

New silver commemoratives in UNC and Proof finish:

"500th anniversary of the Jáchymov thaler"

Czech Republic 200 koruna 2020 - 500th anniversary of the Jáchymov thaler

(news by Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Czech Mint

Monday, January 13, 2020

Australia 50 cents 2020 - 50th Anniversary of the Indian Pacific

New commemorative:

"50th Anniversary of the Indian Pacific"

Australia 50 cents 2020 - 50th Anniversary of the Indian Pacific

(news by Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Saturday, January 11, 2020

Estonia 15 euro 2020 - Jüri Jaakson

New silver commemorative:

"150th anniversary of the birth of Jüri Jaakson"

Estonia 15 euro 2020 - Jüri Jaakson

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Ag .925
Diameter: 38,61 mm
Weight: 28,28 g
Mintage: 3,000
Designer: Elisabeth Juusu


USA 1 dollar 2019 - American Innovation - Delaware

New circulating type:

"American Innovation series: Delaware"

USA 1 dollar 2019 - American Innovation - Delaware

LINK: The United States Mint

(news by Jo Hoogeveen and Pabitra Saha)

SPECIFICATIONS
Alloy: Nordic gold
Weight: 8.10 g
Diameter: 26.50 mm


USA 1 dollar 2019 - American Innovation - Pennsylvania

New circulating type:

"American Innovation series: Pennsylvania"

USA 1 dollar 2019 - American Innovation - Pennsylvania

LINK: The United States Mint

(news by Jo Hoogeveen and Pabitra Saha)

SPECIFICATIONS
Alloy: Nordic gold
Weight: 8.10 g
Diameter: 26.50 mm


USA 1 dollar 2019 - American Innovation - New Jersey

New circulating type:

"American Innovation series: New Jersey"

USA 1 dollar 2019 - American Innovation - New Jersey

LINK: The United States Mint

(news by Jo Hoogeveen and Pabitra Saha)

SPECIFICATIONS
Alloy: Nordic gold
Weight: 8.10 g
Diameter: 26.50 mm


USA 1 dollar 2019 - American Innovation - Georgia

New circulating type:

"American Innovation series: Georgia"

USA 1 dollar 2019 - American Innovation - Georgia

LINK: The United States Mint

(news by Jo Hoogeveen and Pabitra Saha)

SPECIFICATIONS
Alloy: Nordic gold
Weight: 8.10 g
Diameter: 26.50 mm


Thursday, January 9, 2020

USA 2020 - America the Beautiful Quarters

These are the new designs of the next 5 quarters of this series:

Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve (KANSAS)
Weir Farm National Historic Site (CONNECTICUT)
National Park of American Samoa (AMERICAN SAMOA)
Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve (U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS)
Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park (VERMONT)

USA 2020 - America the Beautiful Quarters

LINK: The United States Mint

SPECIFICATIONS
Weight: 5.67 g
Diameter: 24.26 mm
Thickness: 1.75 mm
Edge: reeded


India 2 rupees 2019 - New coin family

New circulating type:

India 2 rupees 2019 - New coin family

(news by Pabitra Saha)
(image by eBay seller lemberg-zp)

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Transnistria 25 roubles 2019 - Baron Munchausen

New commemorative:

"Baron Munchausen"

Transnistria 25 roubles 2019 - Baron Munchausen

(image from eBay seller vasid2009)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Transnistria 1 rouble 2019 - Year of the Rat 2020

New commemorative:

"Year of the Rat 2020"

Transnistria 1 rouble 2019 - Year of the Rat

(image by eBay seller liolikas99)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Transnistria 1 rouble 2019 - 85 years of the birth of Alexey Leonov

New commemorative:

"85 years of the birth of Alexey Leonov"

Transnistria 1 rouble 2019 - 85 years of the birth of Alexey Leonov

(image by eBay seller vasid2009)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

USA 2019 - America the Beautiful Quarters

These are the designs of the next 5 quarters of this series:

Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness (IDAHO)
San Antonio Missions National Historical Park (TEXAS)
War in the Pacific National Historical Park (GUAM)
American Memorial Park (NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS)
Lowell National Historical Park (MASSACHUSETTS)

USA 2019 - America the Beautiful Quarters

LINK: The United States Mint

SPECIFICATIONS
Weight: 5.67 g
Diameter: 24.26 mm
Thickness: 1.75 mm
Edge: reeded


Greece 2 euro 2019 - Manolis Andronikos

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"100th Anniversary of the Birth of Manolis Andronikos"

Greece 2 euro 2019 - Manolis Andronikos

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


Greece 2 euro 2019 - Andreas Kalvos

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"150th Anniversary of the Death of Andreas Kalvos"

Greece 2 euro 2019 - Andreas Kalvos

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


Gibraltar 50 pence 2020 - 180th Anniversary of the Penny Black Stamp

New commemorative issue:

"180th Anniversary of the Penny Black Stamp"

Gibraltar 50 pence 2019 - 180th Anniversary of the Penny Black Stamp

(images taken from www.pobjoy.com)

LINK: The Pobjoy Mint

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Dominican Republic 10 pesos 2017 - PESO DOMINICANO series

New denomination of the new circulation family, adding "DOMINICANOS" to word "PESOS":

Dominican Republic 10 pesos 2017 - PESO DOMINICANO series

(news and image from Annette Marsaudon)

LINK: Dominican Republic Central Bank

Thursday, January 2, 2020

Switzerland 10 francs 2020 - Hare (Lepus)

New bimetallic commemorative:

"Hare (Lepus)"

Switzerland 10 francs 2020 - Hare (Lepus)

(news by Egon Conti and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Swiss Mint

Romania 50 bani 2019 - Revolution of December 1989

New circulating commemorative:

"30 years since the Romanian Revolution of December 1989"

Romania 50 bani 2019 - Revolution of December 1989

(news from www.numismatica-visual.es)

LINK: Romania National Bank

Romania 10 lei 2019 - West University of Timișoara

New silver proof item:

"75 years since the establishment of the West University of Timișoara"

Romania 10 lei 2019 - West University of Timișoara

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: silver .999
Diameter: 37.00 mm
Weight: 31.103 g
Mintage: 300


(news from Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Romania National Bank