Thursday, October 21, 2021

British Indian Ocean Territory 2 pounds 2021 - The Queen's Beasts - The Black Bull of Clarence

New bimetallic commemorative:

"From the 'The Queen's Beasts' collection: The Black Bull of Clarence"

British Indian Ocean Territory 2 pounds 2021 - The Queen's Beasts - The Black Bull of Clarence

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

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Slovenia 2 euro 2021 - 200 years of the foundation of the Estate Museum of Carniola

New bimetallic commemorative:

"200 years of the foundation of the Estate Museum of Carniola"

Today's National Museum of Slovenia was founded in 1821 as the Estate Museum of Carniola. Five years later, the Austrian Emperor Francis I decided to personally sponsor the museum and ordered its renaming to Provincial Museum of Carniola. In 1882, the museum was renamed to Provincial Museum of Carniola - Rudolfinum in honour of the Crown Prince Rudolph.

Slovenia 2 euro 2021 - 200 years of the foundation of the Estate Museum of Carniola

TECHNICAL DATA
External ring: copper-nickel-zinc
Center disc: copper-nickel
Diameter: 32.00 mm
Weight: 15.00 g


LINK: Banka Slovenije

Slovenia 3 euro 2021 - 30th anniversary of the Republic of Slovenia

New bimetallic commemorative:

"30th anniversary of the Republic of Slovenia"

Slovenia 3 euro 2021 - 30th anniversary of the Republic of Slovenia

TECHNICAL DATA
External ring: copper-nickel-zinc
Center disc: copper-nickel
Diameter: 32.00 mm
Weight: 15.00 g
Mintage: 50,000


(news by Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Banka Slovenije

Gibraltar 50 pence 2021 - The World of David Walliams: The Boy in the Dress

New coloured collectors' type:

"The World of David Walliams series: The Boy in the Dress"

Gibraltar 50 pence 2021 - The World of David Walliams: The Boy in the Dress

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter: 27.30 mm
Weight: 8.00 g
Mintage: 7,500
Mint: Pobjoy Mint


Also available in Coloured Proof Sterling Silver.

(news and image from www.pobjoy.com)

LINK: The Pobjoy Mint

Monday, October 18, 2021

Pakistan 70 rupees 2021 - Diplomatic relations with Germany

New commemorative type:

"70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Germany and Pakistan"

Pakistan 70 rupees 2021 - Diplomatic relations with Germany

(news by Egon Conti)
(image from eBay seller malik.numismatic.collectables)

Thursday, October 07, 2021

Australia 1 & 2 dollars 2021 - 30 Years of The Wiggles

Six new collector types in set:

"30 Years of The Wiggles"

Australia 1 & 2 dollars 2021 - 30 Years of The Wiggles

(images and data from www.ramint.gov.au)

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Australia 20 cents 2021 - Mungo Footprints

New commemorative type:

"Mungo Footprints"

Australia 20 cents 2021 - Mungo Footprints

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter: 28.52 mm
Weight: 11.30 g
Mint: Royal Australian Mint (Australia)
Mintage: 20,000


(images and data from www.ramint.gov.au)

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Australia 2 dollars 2021 - Australian Ambulance Service

New commemorative type:

"Australian Ambulance Service"

Australia 2 dollars 2021 - Australian Ambulance Service

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: aluminium-bronze
Diameter: 20.50 mm
Weight: 6.60 g
Mint: Royal Australian Mint (Australia)
Mintage: 50.000


(image from www.ramint.gov.au)

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Wednesday, October 06, 2021

Estonia 2 euro 2021 - The Wolf - Estonian national animal

New bimetallic circulating commemorative to be issued on 20/10/2021:

"The Wolf - Estonian national animal"

Estonia 2 euro 2021 - The Wolf - Estonian national animal

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: Lithuanian Mint (Lithuania)
Designer: Maria Meos and Luc Luycx


(news and image from Jacek Stącel)

LINK: Eesti Pank

Tuesday, October 05, 2021

Finland 2 euro 2021 - Centennial of Åland Autonomy

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Centennial of Åland Autonomy"

Finland 2 euro 2021 - Centennial of Åland Autonomy

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: Suomen Moneta (Finland)
Designer: Ulrika Kjeldsen and Luc Luycx


LINK: www.moneta.fi

British Antarctic Territory 1 pound 2021 - 30th Anniversary of the Protocol on Environmental Protection in Antarctica

New bimetallic commemorative:

"30th Anniversary of the Protocol on Environmental Protection in Antarctica"

British Antarctic Territory 1 pound 2021 - 30th Anniversary of the Protocol on Environmental Protection in Antarctica

TECHNICAL DATA
External ring: nickel-brass
Center disc: nickel plated brass
Diameter: 23.43 mm
Weight: 8.75 g
Thickness: 2.80 g
Mint: The Pobjoy Mint
Mintage: 3,750


LINK: The Pobjoy Mint

Friday, October 01, 2021

Switzerland 20 francs 2021 - Hydropower

New collectors' commemorative proof type:

"From the starting Energy of the future series: Hydropower"

Switzerland 20 francs 2021 - Hydropower

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: silver 0.835
Diameter: 33.00 mm
Weight: 20.00 g
Mint: Federal Mint Swissmint (Switzerland)
Artist: Benjamin Löbbert
Mintage: 10,000


(image and data from www.swissmint.ch)

LINK: The Swiss Mint

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Australia 50 cents 2021 - Christmas Decoration

New commemorative type:

"Christmas Decoration"

Australia 50 cents 2021 - Christmas Decoration

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter: 31.51 mm
Weight: 15.15 g
Mint: Royal Australian Mint (Australia)


(images and data from www.ramint.gov.au)

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Mexico 20 pesos 2021 - Bicentennial of Mexico's Independence

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Bicentennial of Mexico's Independence"

Mexico 20 pesos 2021 - Bicentennial of Mexico's Independence

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

Mexico 20 pesos 2021 - 500th anniversary of historical memory of Mexico-Tenochtitlan

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"500th anniversary of historical memory of Mexico-Tenochtitlan"

Mexico 20 pesos 2021 - 500th anniversary of historical memory of Mexico-Tenochtitlan

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

Mexico 20 pesos 2021 - 700th anniversary of the lunar foundation of the city of Mexico-Tenochtitlan

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"700th anniversary of the lunar foundation of the city of Mexico-Tenochtitlan"

Mexico 20 pesos 2021 - 700th anniversary of the lunar foundation of the city of Mexico-Tenochtitlan

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

Costa Rica 500 colones 2021 - Bicentenary of Independence

New bimetallic commemorative will start circulating in november:

"Bicentenary of Independence 1821-2021"

Costa Rica 500 colones 2021 - Bicentenary of Independence

TECHNICAL DATA
External ring: copper-zinc-nickel
Center disc: copper-nickel
Diameter: 28.00 mm
Weight: 10.50 g
Width: 2.25 mm
Mintage: 5 million


(image from www.bccr.fi.cr)

LINK: Banco Central de Costa Rica

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Spain 30 euro 2021 - Xacobeo 2021-2022

New commemorative type to be issued soon:

"Xacobeo 2021-2022"

Spain 30 euro 2021 - Xacobeo 2021-2022

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: silver .925
Diameter: 33.00 mm
Weight: 18.00 g
Mint: Fábrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre (Spain)


(image from www.numismatica-visual.es)

LINK: Fábrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre

Monday, September 27, 2021

Portugal 5 euro 2021 - Dinheirosaurus Lourinhanensis

New silver commemorative type:

"Dinosaurs of Portugal: Dinheirosaurus Lourinhanensis"

Portugal 5 euro 2021 - Dinheirosaurus Lourinhanensis

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: silver .925
Diameter: 30.00 mm
Weight: 14.00 g
Mint: Imprensa Nacional-Casa da Moeda (Portugal)
Artist: Joana Bruno


A .925 silver proof type (2,500 pcs) has been issued also.

LINK: Imprensa Nacional-Casa da Moeda

Australia 2 dollars 2020 - Tokyo Olympics

Five new commemorative types:

"Australian Team in Tokyo Olympic Games 2020"

Australia 2 dollars 2020 - Tokyo Olympics

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: aluminium-bronze
Diameter: 20.50 mm
Weight: 6.60 g
Mint: Royal Australian Mint (Australia)


(news by Eddy Reynaert)
(image from Peter Kaminsky, eBay seller monedapeter)

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

North Macedonia 1 denar 2020 - New country's name

New circulating type after the change of the country's official name:

"Republic of North Macedonia - Република Северна Македонија"

North Macedonia 1 denar 2020 - New country's name

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: brass and copper plated steel
Diameter: 23.80 mm
Weight: 5.10 g
Edge: plain


(images from eBay seller 1388andrew)
(news by Eddy Reynaert)

British Indian Ocean Territory 2 pounds 2021 - The Queen's Beasts - The Griffin of Edward III

New bimetallic commemorative:

"From the 'The Queen's Beasts' collection: The Griffin of Edward III"

British Indian Ocean Territory 2 pounds 2021 - The Queen's Beasts - The Griffin of Edward III

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

Thursday, September 23, 2021

United Kingdom 50 pence 2021 - Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

New commemoratives in CuNi, silver and gold:

"Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games"

United Kingdom 50 pence 2021 - Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter: 27.30 mm
Weight: 8.00 g
Mint: The Royal Mint
Design: David Knapton and Jody Clark


A silver proof edition (5.510 pieces) and a gold proof one (260 pieces) have been minted too.
A coloured BU CuNi edition is also available, in a mintage of 12.021 pieces.

(images taken from www.royalmint.com)

LINK: The Royal Mint

Canada 1 dollar 2021 - 125th Anniversary of the Klondike Gold Rush

New commemorative circulation type in normal and coloured versions:

"125th Anniversary of the Klondike Gold Rush"

Canada 1 dollar 2021 - 125th Anniversary of the Klondike Gold Rush

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: three-ply brass plated steel
Diameter: 26.50 mm
Weight: 6.27 g
Artist: Jori van der Linde and Susanna Blunt


(images from www.mint.ca)
(news from Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Royal Canadian Mint

Canada 2 dollars 2021 - 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin

New commemorative circulation type in normal and coloured versions:

"100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin"

Canada 2 dollars 2021 - 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin

TECHNICAL DATA
Disc composition: three-ply brass finish plated aluminum bronze
Ring composition: three-ply nickel finish plated steel
Diameter: 28.00 mm
Weight: 6.99 g
Artist: Jesse Koreck and Susanna Blunt


(images from www.mint.ca)
(news from Jacek Stącel, Eddy Reynaert and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Royal Canadian Mint

Isle of Man 50 pence 2021 - Alice Through the Looking-Glass

New commemorative type:

"Alice Through the Looking-Glass"

Isle of Man 50 pence 2021 - Alice Through the Looking-Glass

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter: 27.30 mm
Weight: 8.00 g
Design: Jody Clark, Stephen Lee and Matt Tindall


(image taken from www.westminstercollection.com)

LINK: The Westminster Collection

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Costa Rica 100 colones 2017 - New type: Accent over U

New circulating variety:

Costa Rica 100 colones 2017 - New type: Accent over U

Closer detail:

Costa Rica 100 colones 2017 - New type: Accent over U - Closer detail

(news and images by Wolfgang Schuster)

Samoa 1 sene 2020 - Birds types

New non-circulating coin types:

Samoa 1 sene 2020 - Birds types

The common side:

Samoa 1 sene 2020 - Birds types - common side

(news and image from eBay seller lemberg-zp)

Friday, September 17, 2021

Morocco 250 dirhams 2021 - 22 Years of Mohammed VI's Enthronement

New silver commemorative:

'22 Years of Mohammed VI's Enthronement'

Morocco 250 dirhams 2021 - 22 Years of Mohammed VI's Enthronement

(news and image by Pabitra Saha)

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Gibraltar 50 pence 2021 - Summer Olympic Games

New commemorative types in normal and coloured CuNi:

"Summer Olympic Games (normal)"

Gibraltar 50 pence 2021 - Summer Olympic Games (normal)

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter: 27.30 mm
Weight: 8.00 g
Mint: The Pobjoy Mint
Mintage: 3,750 (of each type)


"Summer Olympic Games (coloured)"

Gibraltar 50 pence 2021 - Summer Olympic Games (coloured)

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter: 27.30 mm
Weight: 8.00 g
Mint: The Pobjoy Mint
Mintage: 750 (of each type)


Gibraltar 50 pence 2021 - Queen Elizabeth II 95th Birthday

New commemorative type:

"Queen Elizabeth II 95th Birthday"

Gibraltar 50 pence 2021 - Queen Elizabeth II 95th Birthday

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


A limited edition (2,500 pcs) coloured 50p coin has been issued too.

(image from www.gibraltar-stamps.com)
(news by Eddy Reynaert)

LINK: Gibraltar Stamps

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Falkland Islands 50 pence 2021 - Non coloured penguins

New circulation types:

"Non coloured penguins"

Falkland Islands 50 pence 2021 - Non coloured penguins

(news and image from Eddy Reynaert)

Gibraltar 50 pence 2018 - Non coloured apes

New commemorative types in very low mintage (950 pcs of each type):

"Non coloured apes"

Gibraltar 50 pence 2018 - Non coloured apes

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


(news and image by Eddy Reynaert)

Austria 10 euro 2021 - The Rose

New commemoratives in copper and silver:

"From the new series The Language of Flowers: The Rose"

Austria 10 euro 2021 - The Rose

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: copper
Diameter: 32.00 mm
Weight: 15.00 g
Mint: Münze Österreich (Austria)
Artist: Helmut Andexlinger and Kathrin Kuntner


(images from www.muenzeoesterreich.at)

LINK: Münze Österreich

Austria 3 euro 2021 - Styracosaurus Albertensis

New glow-in-the-dark commemorative type:

"Supersaurs series: Styracosaurus Albertensis"

Austria 3 euro 2021 - Styracosaurus Albertensis

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter: 34.00 mm
Weight: 16.00 g
Mint: Münze Österreich (Austria)
Artist: Helmut Andexlinger and Kathrin Kuntner


(images from www.muenzeoesterreich.at)

LINK: Münze Österreich

Austria 3 euro 2021 - Deinonychus Antirrhopus

New glow-in-the-dark commemorative type:

"Supersaurs series: Deinonychus Antirrhopus"

Austria 3 euro 2021 - Deinonychus Antirrhopus

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter: 34.00 mm
Weight: 16.00 g
Mint: Münze Österreich (Austria)
Artist: Helmut Andexlinger and Kathrin Kuntner


(images from www.muenzeoesterreich.at)

LINK: Münze Österreich

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Malta 2 euro 2021 - Heroes of the pandemic

New bimetallic commemorative to be issued soon (in coin cards):

"Heroes of the pandemic"

Malta 2 euro 2021 - Heroes of the pandemic

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: Monnaie de Paris (France)


France 2 euro 2021 - Paris 2024 Olympic Games

New bimetallic circulating commemorative to be issued soon:

"Paris 2024 Olympic Games"

France 2 euro 2021 - Paris 2024 Olympic Games

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: Monnaie de Paris (France)


Isle of Man 2 pounds 2021 - Prince Philip in Memoriam

New bimetallic commemorative:

"Prince Philip in Memoriam"

Isle of Man 2 pounds 2021 - Prince Philip in Memoriam

TECHNICAL DATA
External ring: nickel-bronze
Center disc: copper-nickel
Diameter: 28.40 mm
Weight: 12.00 g


(news by Eddy Reynaert)

United Kingdom 50 pence 2021 - Charles Babbage

New commemoratives in CuNi, silver and gold:

"From the Innovation in Science series: Charles Babbage"

United Kingdom 50 pence 2021 - Charles Babbage

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter: 27.30 mm
Weight: 8.00 g
Mint: The Royal Mint
Design: Nigel Tudman, Jas Bhamra and Jody Clark


A silver proof edition (4.000 pieces) and a gold proof one (260 pieces) have been minted too.

(images taken from www.royalmint.com)

LINK: The Royal Mint

Venezuela 1 bolivar 2021 - New type from new coinage

New coin type (and coinage) to start circulating on 1st october:

Venezuela 1 bolivar 2021 - New type from new coinage

(news and image from Dario Silva and José Luis García Caballero)

Monday, September 13, 2021

Gibraltar 1, 2, 5 & 10 pence 2020 - New circulation types

New circulation types:

1p - Commonwealth Park
2p - Marina
5p - Windsor Bridge
10p - Barbary Partridge


Gibraltar 1, 2, 5 & 10 pence 2020 - New circulation types

(image from www.gibraltar-stamps.com)

LINK: Gibraltar Stamps

Wednesday, September 08, 2021

Australia 30 cents 2021 - 30 Years of The Wiggles

Two new coloured scalloped collector types in set:

"30 Years of The Wiggles"

Australia 30 cents 2021 - 30 Years of The Wiggles

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: aluminium-bronze
Diameter: 28.52 mm
Weight: 9.65 g
Mint: Royal Australian Mint (Australia)
Mintage: 50,000


(images and data from www.ramint.gov.au)

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

British Antarctic Territory 2 pounds 2021 - 30th Anniversary of Environmental Protocol - Ross Seals

New bimetallic commemorative:

"30th Anniversary of Environmental Protocol - Ross Seals"

British Antarctic Territory 2 pounds 2021 - 30th Anniversary of Environmental Protocol - Ross Seals

TECHNICAL DATA
External ring: nickel-bronze
Center disc: copper-nickel
Diameter: 28.40 mm
Weight: 12.00 g
Mint: The Pobjoy Mint
Mintage: 3,750


LINK: The Pobjoy Mint

Tuesday, September 07, 2021

Algeria 100 Dinars 2021 - Ali Ammar - Ali La Pointe (1930-1957)

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Ali Ammar - Ali La Pointe (1930-1957)

Algeria 100 Dinars 2021 - Ali La Pointe (1930-1957)

TECHNICAL DATA
External ring: stainless steel
Center disc: copper-nickel
Diameter: 29.50 mm
Weight: 11.00 g
Thickness: 2.30 mm


(news and image by Zine Merouane)

Friday, September 03, 2021

Falkland Islands 50 pence 2021 - New type

New circulation type (with new portrait of Queen Elisabeth II):

Falkland Islands 50 pence 2021 - New type

(news and image from Eddy Reynaert)

United Kingdom 50 pence 2021 - Winnie the Pooh & Friends

New CuNi commemoratives in normal and coloured editions:

"Winnie the Pooh and Friends collection: Winnie the Pooh & Friends"

United Kingdom 50 pence 2021 - Winnie the Pooh & Friends

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter: 27.30 mm
Weight: 8.00 g
Mint: The Royal Mint
Design: ©Disney and Jody Clark


A silver proof edition (19.095 pieces) and a gold proof one (630 pieces) were minted too.

(images taken from www.royalmint.com)

LINK: The Royal Mint