Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Belgium 5 euro 2020 - Tokyo 2020 - Team Belgium

New collectors' commemorative type in both normal and coloured versions:

"Tokyo 2020 - Team Belgium"

Belgium 5 euro 2020 - Tokyo 2020 - Team Belgium

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter: 30.00 mm
Weight: 12.70 g
Artist: Luc Luycx
Mintage: 6.250 normal & 6.250 coloured


(images and data from www.herdenkingsmunten.be)

LINK: Herdenkingsmunten België

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Mexico 20 pesos 2019 - Death Centenary of Emiliano Zapata Salazar

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Death Centenary of Emiliano Zapata Salazar"

Mexico 20 pesos 2019 - Death Centenary of Emiliano Zapata Salazar

TECHNICAL DATA
External ring: aluminium-bronze
Center disc: copper-nickel-zinc
Diameter: 30.00 mm
Weight: 12.67 g
Mint: Casa de Moneda de México


(image and data from www.banxico.org.mx)

LINK: Banco de México

British Indian Ocean Territory 50 pence 2021 - Powder Blue Tang

New low-mintage commemorative:

"Second coin of the 'Sea Creatures' collection: Powder Blue Tang"

British Indian Ocean Territory 50 pence 2021 - Powder Blue Tang

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter: 27.30 mm
Weight: 8.00 g
Mint: The Pobjoy Mint
Mintage: 2.750


The coin is also available in proof sterling silver coloured version.

LINK: The Pobjoy Mint

Slovakia 10 euro 2021 - Underground hydroelectric power plant in Kremnica

New collectors' commemorative type to be issued soon:

"100th anniversary of the underground hydroelectric power plant in Kremnica"

Slovakia 10 euro 2021 - Underground hydroelectric power plant in Kremnica

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: silver .900
Diameter: 34.00 mm
Weight: 18.00 g
Mint: Mincovňa Kremnica (Slovakia)
Artist: Štefan Novotný
Issue date: 21/04/2021


(image from www.mint.sk)

LINK: Mincovňa Kremnica

35th Anniversary of Erasmus 2 euro 2022 - Winning design

Monnaie de Paris has announced that the design done by the French engraver Joaquin Jimenez won the design competition that was organised by the European Commission:

"35 years of the Erasmus programme"

35th Anniversary of Erasmus 2 euro 2022 - Final design

Monday, April 12, 2021

Foronum.com - manage your collections with this complete online coin catalog

Foronum.com - crea tus colecciones con este completo catálogo de monedas

Foronum.com main screen

Do you know Foronum.com? Let me tell you about this numismatic website that year by year is growing in information and contents. As well as being a place to find collectors willing to swap coins, over the years it has come to rank as one of the best world coin catalogs.

Some of its most complete catalogs are:

Spanish Coins Catalog
USA Coin Catalog
Mexican Coins Catalog

¿Conoces Foronum.com? Os hablaré de este portal de numismática que año tras año está creciendo en información y contenidos. Además de ser un lugar para encontrar coleccionistas dispuestos a realizar intercambios de monedas, con el paso del tiempo ha conseguido estar a la altura de los mejores catálogos de monedas del mundo.

Algunos de los catálogos más completos son:

Catálogo de numismática Española
Catálogo de monedas de USA
Catálogo de monedas Mexicanas

Foronum.com screen

These catalogs offer complete information about your coins and they are done in a colaborative manner between collectors. This way, if a coin is missing, it can be included, so that it is always up to date.
Another interesting thing is that thanks to its huge coin database, you can create your own collections: private and public. This means that public collections are visible for all visitors and they can offer coin swaps with the Foronum.com tool specially created for this purpose.

Estos catálogos ofrecen toda la información referente a sus monedas y se realizan de forma colaborativa entre los coleccionistas. De esta forma, si falta alguna moneda se puede incluir, así consigue estar siempre actualizado.
Otro aspecto interesante es que aprovechando esta enorme base de datos de monedas puedes crear tus colecciones: privadas y públicas. Esto se traduce en que las públicas son visibles por los visitantes y te pueden hacer propuestas de intercambios con una herramienta específica que dispone Foronum.com.

Foronum.com screen

In addition, this page has many other useful tools and information for collectors. We invite you to visit it and give us your opinion.

Además, esta página dispone de muchas otras herramientas e información útil para el coleccionista. Te invitamos a que la conozcas y nos dejes tu opinión.

Saturday, April 10, 2021

Turkey 1 kurus 2021 - Catalburum dog

New bimetallic commemorative:

"Catalburum dog"

Turkey 1 kurus 2021 - Catalburum dog

TECHNICAL DATA
External ring: brass
Center disc: copper-nickel
Diameter: 26.15 mm
Weight: 8.30 g
Mintage: 15.000


(image and news from Egon Conti)