Friday, April 27, 2018

India 10 rupees 2015 - 3rd India-Africa Forum Summit

New circulating bimetallic:

"3rd India-Africa Forum Summit"

(news and image by Wolfgang Schuster and Egon Conti)

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Australia 2 dollars 2018 - Lest We Forget - Eternal Flame

New commemorative coloured type:

"Lest We Forget - Eternal Flame"

Composition: Al-Bronze
Weight: 6.60 g
Diameter: 20.50 mm
Mintage: 40,000

(news by Peter Kaminsky and Rupert Reiter)

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Australia 1 dollar 2018 - Sir John Monash

New commemorative type:

"Sir John Monash"

Composition: Al-Bronze
Weight: 9.00 g
Diameter: 25.00 mm
Edge: plain/reeded
Mintage: 20,000

(news by Peter Kaminsky and Rupert Reiter)

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Monday, April 23, 2018

Lithuania 1.5 euro 2018 - Physicists Day of Vilnius University

New CuNi collectors' issue:

"50th Physicists Day of Vilnius University"

LINK: Bank of Lithuania

Friday, April 20, 2018

Isle of Man 2 pounds 2018 - Royal wedding

New bimetallic commemorative:

"Royal wedding"

(news and image from Niels van Schendel)

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Hungary 50 forint 2018 - IIHF World Championship Division I Group A

New circulating commemorative:

"IIHF World Championship Division I Group A to be held in Hungary"

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

(news and image from Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Central Bank of Hungary

Friday, April 13, 2018

Thailand 2018 - Rama X coin family

A new coin circulation family has been released in Thailand, with the effigy of King Vajiralongkorn (Rama X):

(news and images from Gijs Vlothuizen and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Bank of Thailand

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Panama quarter balboa 2016 - 100 years of the Canal

The sixth and last circulating coloured commemorative of the Canal centenary:

(news and picture from Juan Carlos Jiménez G and Wolfgang Schuster)

Moldova 2018 - New circulation 1 leu coin

Here is a real picture of the 1 leu coin from the new coin circulation family issued in Moldova:

(news and image from Gijs Vlothuizen)

LINK: National Bank of Moldova

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Romania 50 bani 2018 - Union of Bessarabia with Romania

New proof collectors' issue:

"100 years since the union of Bessarabia with Romania"

Silver (10 lei), gold (100 lei) and coppered tombac (1 leu) collectors' issues were released as well.

(news from Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Romania National Bank

San Marino 2 euro 2018 - Tintoretto

New circulating bimetallic commemorative:

"500 years since the Birth of Tintoretto"

(news and images by Gijs Vlothuizen, Jacek Stacel and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: San Marino Mint

Gibraltar 50 pence 2018 - Barbary Ape

New commemorative:

"1st item in this new Primates series: Barbary Ape (Macaca sylvanus)"

Composition: CuNi
Weight: 8.00 g
Diameter: 27.30 mm
Mintage: 7,500

(image taken from

LINK: The Pobjoy Mint