Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Argentina 2 pesos 2018 - New coin family

New coin type for the new Argentina coin family:

LINK: Central Bank of Argentina

Aruba 5 florin 2018 - Soldachi (Hermit Crab)

New silver collectors' issue:

"Soldachi (Hermit Crab)"

(news by Jo Hoogeveen)

Transnistria 1 rouble 2018 - Year of the Pig 2019

New commemorative:

"Year of the Pig 2019"

Composition: Nickel plated steel
Weight: 4.65 g
Diameter: 22.00 mm

(news and image from Gijs Vlothuizen)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Monday, December 17, 2018

Peru 1 sol 2018 - Darwin's rhea

New circulating type:

"Darwin's rhea (Rhea pennata)"

This is the 7th coin of the series "Endangered Fauna from Peru":

(news and image by David Velarde)

LINK: Peru Central Bank

Friday, December 14, 2018

Transnistria 1 rouble 2018 - 25 years of the EximBank

New commemorative:

"25 years of the EximBank"

(news by Jo Hoogeveen)
(image from eBay seller vasid2009)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Transnistria 1 rouble 2018 - Woodpecker

New commemorative:

"Red book series: Woodpecker"

(news by Jo Hoogeveen)
(image from eBay seller alexandercoins)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Transnistria 1 rouble 2018 - Otter

New commemorative:

"Red book series: Otter"

(image from eBay seller vasid2009)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Transnistria 3 roubles 2017 - 445th anniversary of Chobruchi village

New commemorative:

"445th anniversary of Chobruchi village"

(image from eBay seller alexandercoins)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Thursday, December 13, 2018

USA 1 dollar 2018 - American Innovation

New circulating type:

"American Innovation Program introductory coin"

The new 15-year initiative honors innovators and innovations from each state, the District of Columbia, and the five USA territories (Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands). The United States Mint American Innovation $1 Coin Program will run from 2018 through 2032.

LINK: The United States Mint

(information and image by Nicolas Quentin)

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

China 10 yuan 2019 - Year of the Pig

New circulating bimetallic commemorative to be issued by the end of january:

10 yuan: 2019 - Year of the Pig

(news from Pabitra Saha)

Romania 50 bani 2018 - Centenary of the Great Union of 1918

New circulating commemorative:

"100 years since the Great Union of 1918"

Composition: brass (CuZnNi)
Diameter: 23.75 mm
Weight: 6.10 g
Mintage: 1 million

A proof version of the 50 bani circulation type exists also. Silver (10 lei) and gold (500 lei) collectors' issues were released as well.

(news from Aurelian Vasile and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Romania National Bank

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Portugal 7,5 euro 2018 - Eduardo Souto Moura

New CuNi commemorative:

"Portuguese architecture: Eduardo Souto Moura"

Composition: CuNi
Weight: 13.00 g
Diameter: 33.00 mm
Mintage: 60 000
Artist: Álvaro Siza

A silver issue has also been minted.

LINK: Portugal Mint

Kenya 2018 - New circulating coin family

Four new beautiful fauna coin types have been issued for circulation:

Real image, for size comparison:

You can get this set from my friend Murtaza in his eBay shop.

(news by Aidan Work and Pabitra Saha)
(images by Fran Pascual)

LINK: Central Bank of Kenya

Moldova 10 lei 2018 - 25 years of National Currency

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"25th anniversary of National Currency"

(news and images by Pabitra Saha and Wolfgang Schuster)

LINK: National Bank of Moldova

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Pakistan 50 rupees 2018 - International Anti Corruption Day

New circulating commemorative:

"International Anti Corruption Day"

(image from Aidan Work)
(news from Aidan Work and Pabitra Saha)