Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Israel 5 sheqel 2021 - Gratitude to health and sanitary workers

New circulating commemorative:

"Gratitude to health and sanitary workers"

Israel 5 sheqel 2021 - Gratitude to health and sanitary workers

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter: 24.00 mm
Weight: 8.20 g
Thickness: 2.40 mm
Artist: Eitan Alon


LINK: Bank of Israel

Italy 2 euro 2021 - Gratitude to health and sanitary workers

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Gratitude to health and sanitary workers"

Italy 2 euro 2021 - Gratitude to health and sanitary workers

TECHNICAL DATA
External ring: copper-nickel
Center disc: nickel-brass, nickel and nickel-brass three layers
Diameter: 25.75 mm
Weight: 8.50 g
Thickness: 2.20 mm
Mint: Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato (Italy)
Artist: Luc Luycx and Claudia Momoni


LINK: Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato

Belgium 2 euro 2021 - 100 years of the Belgium-Luxembourg Economic Union

New commemorative circulation type (issued in coin cards):

"100 years of the Belgium-Luxembourg Economic Union"

Belgium 2 euro 2021 - 100 years of the Belgium-Luxembourg Economic Union

TECHNICAL DATA
External ring: copper-nickel
Center disc: nickel-brass, nickel and nickel-brass three layers
Diameter: 25.75 mm
Weight: 8.50 g
Thickness: 2.20 mm
Mint: Royal Dutch Mint (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
Mintage: 150.000
Artist: Luc Luycx


(image and data from www.herdenkingsmunten.be)

LINK: Herdenkingsmunten België

British Indian Ocean Territory 50 pence 2021 - Longnose Butterflyfish

New low-mintage commemorative:

"Fifth coin of the 'Sea Creatures' collection: Longnose Butterflyfish"

British Indian Ocean Territory 50 pence 2021 - Longnose Butterflyfish

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

Friday, July 02, 2021

British Indian Ocean Territory 2 pounds 2021 - The Queen's Beasts - The White Horse of Hanover

New bimetallic commemorative:

"From the 'The Queen's Beasts' collection: The White Horse of Hanover"

British Indian Ocean Territory 2 pounds 2021 - The Queen's Beasts - The White Horse of Hanover

TECHNICAL DATA
External ring: nickel-bronze
Center disc: copper-nickel
Diameter: 28.40 mm
Weight: 12.00 g
Mint: The Pobjoy Mint
Mintage: 2.750


It is also available in limited edition (475 pieces) proof sterling silver.

(image from www.pobjoy.com)

LINK: The Pobjoy Mint

Belgium 20 euro 2021 - 100th Birth Anniversary of Roger Raveel

New collectors' commemorative type:

"100th Birth Anniversary of Roger Raveel"

Belgium 20 euro 2021 - 100th Birth Anniversary of Roger Raveel

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: silver .925
Diameter: 37.00 mm
Weight: 22.85 g
Mint: Royal Dutch Mint (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
Artist: Luc Luycx and Roger Raveel
Mintage: 2,500


(images and data from www.herdenkingsmunten.be)

LINK: Herdenkingsmunten België

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

China 10 yuan 2021 - 100th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party

New bimetallic commemorative to be issued in september:

"100th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party"

China 10 yuan 2021 - 100th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party

TECHNICAL DATA
External ring: brass
Center disc: copper-nickel
Diameter: 27.00 mm
Weight: 9.10 g
Thickness: 2.10 mm


(image from Wenbo Dong)
(news from Wenbo Dong and Jacek Stącel)