Thursday, May 13, 2021

Gibraltar 50 pence 2020 - COVID-19

New commemorative type:

"Covid-19"

Gibraltar 50 pence 2020 - COVID-19

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter: 27.30 mm
Weight: 8.00 g


(image from www.gibraltar-stamps.com)

LINK: Gibraltar Stamps

British Indian Ocean Territory 50 pence 2021 - Emperor Angelfish

New low-mintage commemorative:

"Third coin of the 'Sea Creatures' collection: Emperor Angelfish"

British Indian Ocean Territory 50 pence 2021 - Emperor Angelfish

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

Jersey 50 pence 2021 - 100 years of the Royal British Legion

New commemoratives in CuNi:

"100 years of the Royal British Legion"

To celebrate this anniversary, this pair of 50p coins have been issued by Jersey in support of the Royal British Legion.

One coin features the instantly recognisable RBL poppy we see today and the Heritage Poppy 50p features a design based on the original poppies issued 100 years ago.

Jersey 50 pence 2021 - 100 years of the Royal British Legion

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter: 27.30 mm
Weight: 8.00 g
Design: Chris Lloyd / Mike Guilfoyle and Jody Clark


(images and data from www.westminsterinternationalshop.com)

LINK: The Westminster Collection International

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Guernsey 10 pence 2021 - Coastal Wildlife

Six new commemoratives:

"Second set from the Great British Isles Wildlife series: Coastal Wildlife"

This 10p set comprises six lovely coastal animals, the Common Dolphin, the Herring Gull, the Gannet, the Puffin, the Common Seal and the Guillemot.

Guernsey 10 pence 2021 - Coastal Wildlife

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: nickel-plated steel
Diameter: 24.50 mm
Weight: 6.50 g
Design: Mike Langman and Ian Rank Broadley


(images taken from www.westminstercollection.com)

LINK: The Westminster Collection

Guernsey 10 pence 2021 - Woodland Mammals

Six new commemoratives:

"First set from the Great British Isles Wildlife series: Woodland Mammals"

This inaugural 10p set comprises six woodland animals, the Hedgehog, the Red Squirrel, the Badger, the Fox, the Hare and the Fallow Deer.

Guernsey 10 pence 2021 - Woodland Mammals

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: nickel-plated steel
Diameter: 24.50 mm
Weight: 6.50 g
Design: Mike Langman and Ian Rank Broadley


(image and data from www.westminstercollection.com)

LINK: The Westminster Collection

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands 50 pence 2021 - Florence Nightingale Angel Wings

New low-mintage commemorative:

"Florence Nightingale Angel Wings"

South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands 50 pence 2021 - Florence Nightingale Angel Wings

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 version.

LINK: The Pobjoy Mint

Transnistria 25 rubles 2021 - 35 years since the tragedy at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant

New commemorative:

"35 years since the tragedy at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant"

Transnistria 25 rubles 2021 - 35 years since the tragedy at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: nickel plated steel
Diameter: 28.65 mm
Weight: 9.45 g


(image from eBay seller liboi-78)

LINK: Pridnestrovian Republican Bank