Saturday, March 27, 2021

Guyana 100 & 10.000 dollars 2020 - 50 Years of the Republic

New commemorative circulation type:

"50 Years of the Republic"

Guyana 100 dollars 2020 - 50 Years of the Republic

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: nickel
Diameter: 28.00 mm
Weight: 7.00 g
Mint: Royal Canadian Mint (Winnipeg, Canada)


A 10.000 dollars silver collectors' item was released also:

Guyana 10.000 dollars 2020 - 50 Years of the Republic

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: silver .999 (gold plated)
Diameter: 38.00 mm
Weight: 31.39 g
Mint: Royal Canadian Mint (Winnipeg, Canada)
Mintage: 1.500


(images from en.ucoin.net and en.numista.com)
(news from Guillermo Granados)

LINK: Bank of Guyana

Friday, March 26, 2021

Transnistria 25 rubles 2021 - International Year of Peace and Trust

New commemorative:

"International Year of Peace and Trust"

Transnistria 25 rubles 2021 - International Year of Peace and Trust

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


(image from eBay seller ru-karpa)

LINK: Pridnestrovian Republican Bank

Gibraltar 2 pounds 2021 - Rumble on the Rock

New bimetallic type in normal and coloured versions to be issued soon:

"Rumble on the Rock"

Gibraltar 2 pounds 2021 - Rumble on the Rock

TECHNICAL DATA
Ring composition: nickel-brass
Center composition: copper-nickel
Diameter: 28.40 mm
Weight: 12.00 g
Mintage: 30.000 normal & 25.000 coloured


(image from www.gibraltar-stamps.com)

LINK: Gibraltar Stamps

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Norway 20 krone 2021 - Hans Nielsen Hauge

New commemorative circulation type:

"250th anniversary of Hans Nielsen Hauge’s birth"

Norway 20 krone 2021 - Hans Nielsen Hauge

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: copper-nickel-zinc
Diameter: 27.50 mm
Weight: 9.00 g
Mint: Mint of Norway
Designer: Håkon Anton Fagerås


(images and data from www.norges-bank.no)

LINK: Norges Bank

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Finland 2 euro 2021 - Journalism

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Journalism and Free Press Supporting Finnish Democracy"

Finland 2 euro 2021 - Journalism

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: Hannu Jasoni Veijalainen and Luc Luycx
Issue date: 14/04/2021


LINK: www.moneta.fi

Bangladesh 50 taka 2021 - 50 years of Independence

New silver collectors' issue:

"Golden Jubilee of Independence 1971-2021"

Bangladesh 50 taka 2021 - 50 years of Independence

(news from Anuvab Shing Dhusor)

Monday, March 22, 2021

Malta 5 & 10 euro 2020 - Armed Forces

New collectors' issues in copper-nickel and silver to be released on 24th March:

"50th Anniversary of the Armed Forces of Malta"

Malta 5 & 10 euro 2020 - Armed Forces

5 euro coin TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter: 38.61 mm
Mintage: 10.000
Mint: Royal Dutch Mint (Utrecht, The Netherlands)

10 euro coin TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: silver .925
Diameter: 38.61 mm
Mintage: 2.000
Mint: Royal Dutch Mint (Utrecht, The Netherlands)


(images from www.maltacoincentre.com)

LINK: Malta Coin Centre

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Kazakhstan 100 tenge 2020 - Traditions Series - Sundet Toi

New commemorative type:

"Traditions Series: Sundet Toi"

Kazakhstan 100 tenge 2020 - Traditions Series - Sundet Toi

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: copper-nickel-zinc
Diameter: 31.00 mm
Weight: 11.17 g
Thickness: 2.10 mm
Mint: Kazakhstan Mint (Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan)


(image from eBay seller vasid2009)

Kazakhstan 100 tenge 2020 - Space Series - Belka and Strelka

New commemorative type:

"Space Series: Belka and Strelka"

Kazakhstan 100 tenge 2020 - Space Series - Belka and Strelka

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: copper-nickel-zinc
Diameter: 31.00 mm
Weight: 11.17 g
Thickness: 2.10 mm
Mint: Kazakhstan Mint (Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan)


(image from eBay seller ivandomrachev5)
(news by www.numismatica-visual.es)

Australia 1 dollar 2021 - Centenary of Rotary

New commemorative type:

"Centenary of Rotary in Australia"

Australia 1 dollar 2021 - Centenary of Rotary

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: aluminium-bronze
Diameter: 25.00 mm
Weight: 9.00 g
Mint: Royal Australian Mint (Australia)
Mintage: 40.000
Designer: Stevan Stojanovic


A $5 silver proof coin is available also in a limited mintage of 3.000 pieces.

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

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Austria 10 euro 2021 - Knights' Tales - Brotherhood

New commemoratives in copper and silver to be released soon:

"Final coin of the 'Knights' Tales' series: Brotherhood"

Austria 10 euro 2021 - Knights' Tales - Brotherhood

TECHNICAL DATA
Date of Issue: 14th April
Composition: copper
Diameter: 32.00 mm
Weight: 15.00 g
Mint: Münze Österreich (Austria)
Artist: Anna Rastl and Kathrin Kuntner


Austria 10 euro 2021 silver - Knights' Tales - Brotherhood

TECHNICAL DATA
Date of Issue: 14th April
Composition: silver .925
Diameter: 32.00 mm
Weight: 16.82 g
Mint: Münze Österreich (Austria)
Artist: Anna Rastl and Kathrin Kuntner


(images from www.muenzeoesterreich.at)

LINK: Münze Österreich

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands 50 pence 2021 - RRS Discovery

New low-mintage commemorative:

"120th Anniversary of the launch of the RRS Discovery"

South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands 50 pence 2021 - RRS Discovery

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

Sunday, March 14, 2021

South Africa 2 rand 2020 - Freedom and security of the person

New circulating commemorative type:

"25 years of democracy in South Africa: Freedom and security of the person"

South Africa 2 rand 2020 - Freedom and security of the person

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: nickel plated copper
Diameter: 23.00 mm
Weight: 5.50 g
Thickness: 1.75 mm
Mint: The South African Mint (Centurion, South Africa)
Artist: Esta Quirk


(news from Pabitra Saha)

LINK: South African

Saturday, March 13, 2021

South Africa 5 rand 2021 - Centenary of the Reserve Bank

New circulation bimetallic type:

"Centenary of the South African Reserve Bank"

South Africa 5 rand 2021 - Centenary of the Reserve Bank

TECHNICAL DATA
Ring composition: copper-nickel
Center composition: brass
Diameter: 26.00 mm
Weight: 9.40 g
Thickness: 3.0 mm
Mint: The South African Mint (Centurion, South Africa)


(news from Pabitra Saha)
(image taken from businesstech.co.za)

LINK: South African

Thursday, March 11, 2021

Belgium 5 euro 2021 - Charles Joseph Van Depoele

New collectors' commemorative type:

"175th Birth Anniversary of Charles Joseph Van Depoele"

Belgium 5 euro 2021 - Charles Joseph Van Depoele

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: silver .925
Diameter: 30.00 mm
Weight: 14.60 g
Mint: Royal Dutch Mint (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
Artist: Luc Luycx
Mintage: 5.000


(images and data from www.herdenkingsmunten.be)

LINK: Herdenkingsmunten België

Belgium 2,5 euro 2021 - UEFA Euro 2020

New collectors' commemorative type:

"UEFA Euro 2020"

Belgium 2,5 euro 2021 - UEFA Euro 2020

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: brass
Diameter: 25.65 mm
Weight: 10.50 g
Mint: Royal Dutch Mint (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
Artist: Luc Luycx
Mintage: 50.000


(image and data from www.herdenkingsmunten.be)

LINK: Herdenkingsmunten België

Eswatini circulation types 2018

New circulating coins after the change of the offical country's name:

Eswatini circulation types 2018

(news and image by Murtaza Karimjee)

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Gibraltar 2 pounds 2020 - Sandy Bay

New circulation bimetallic type:

"Gibraltar's Sandy Bay"

Gibraltar 2 pounds 2020 - Sandy Bay

TECHNICAL DATA
Ring composition: nickel-brass
Center composition: copper-nickel
Diameter: 28.40 mm
Weight: 12.00 g


(image from www.gibraltar-stamps.com)

LINK: Gibraltar Stamps

Friday, March 05, 2021

Australia 1 dollar 2021 - Lunar Year of the Ox

Two new commemorative types:

"Lunar Year of the Ox"

Australia 1 dollar 2021 - Lunar Year of the Ox

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: aluminium-bronze
Diameter: 25.00 mm
Weight: 9.00 g
Mint: Royal Australian Mint (Australia)
Mintage: 30.000 (of each type)


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

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Falkland Islands 2 pence 2019 - New type

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

Falkland Islands 2 pence 2019 - New type

(news and image from Wolfgang Weitlaner and Egon Conti)

Ukraine 5 hryven 2021 - Mykolaiv Astronomical Observatory

New collectors' commemorative type:

"200 Years since the Establishment of the Mykolaiv Astronomical Observatory"

Ukraine 5 hryven 2021 - Mykolaiv Astronomical Observatory

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: german silver (CuNiZn)
Diameter: 35.00 mm
Weight: 16.54 g
Mint: NBU Banknote Printing and Minting Works (Ukraine)
Mintage: 35.000


(image taken from bank.gov.ua)

LINK: National Bank of Ukraine

Ukraine 5 hryven 2021 - Lviv University Astronomical Observatory

New collectors' commemorative type:

"250 years since the establishment of the Lviv University Astronomical Observatory"

Ukraine 5 hryven 2021 - Lviv University Astronomical Observatory

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: german silver (CuNiZn)
Diameter: 35.00 mm
Weight: 16.54 g
Mint: NBU Banknote Printing and Minting Works (Ukraine)
Mintage: 35.000


(image taken from bank.gov.ua)

LINK: National Bank of Ukraine

Ukraine 20 hryven 2021 - 150th years of the birth of Lesya Ukrainka

New collectors' commemorative type:

"150th birth anniversary of Lesya Ukrainka"

Ukraine 20 hryven 2021 - 150th years of the Birth of Lesya Ukrainka

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: silver
Diameter: 50.00 mm
Weight: 62.20 g
Mint: NBU Banknote Printing and Minting Works (Ukraine)
Mintage: 2.500


(image taken from bank.gov.ua)

LINK: National Bank of Ukraine

Ukraine 2 hryvni 2021 - Ahatanhel Krymsky

New collectors' commemorative type:

"Ahatanhel Yukhymovych Krymsky"

Ukraine 2 hryvni 2021 - Ahatanhel Krymsky

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: german silver (CuNiZn)
Diameter: 31.00 mm
Weight: 12.80 g
Mint: NBU Banknote Printing and Minting Works (Ukraine)
Mintage: 35.000


(image from eBay seller antomelni9)

LINK: National Bank of Ukraine

Slovakia 10 euro 2021 - 100th anniversary of the Slovak Teachers' Choir

New collectors' commemorative type:

"100th anniversary of the Slovak Teachers' Choir"

Slovakia 10 euro 2021 - Slovak Teachers' Choir

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: silver .900
Diameter: 34.00 mm
Weight: 18.00 g
Mint: Mincovňa Kremnica (Slovakia)
Mintage: 2.800 bu / 6.500 proof
Artist: Zbyněk Fojtů
Issue date: 12/03/2021


(image from www.mint.sk)

LINK: Mincovňa Kremnica

Australia 50 pence 2021 - Centenary of the Royal Australian Air Force

New commemorative collection of 11 coloured coins in cards and box:

"Centenary of the Royal Australian Air Force"

Australia 50 pence 2021 - Centenary of the Royal Australian Air Force

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter: 31.51 mm
Weight: 15.15 g
Mint: Royal Australian Mint (Australia)
Mintage: 15.000 (of each type)


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

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Thursday, March 04, 2021

Belgium 5 & 25 euro 2021 - 75 years of Blake & Mortimer

New collectors' commemorative types:

"75 years of Blake & Mortimer"

Belgium 5 euro 2021 - 75 years of Blake & Mortimer

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter: 30.00 mm
Weight: 12.70 g
Mint: Royal Dutch Mint (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
Artist: © Studio Jacobs and Luc Luycx
Mintage: 7.500


Belgium coloured 5 euro 2021 - 75 years of Blake & Mortimer

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: coloured copper-nickel
Diameter: 30.00 mm
Weight: 12.70 g
Mint: Monnaie Royale de Belgique (Belgium)
Artist: © Studio Jacobs and Luc Luycx
Mintage: 7.500


Belgium golden 25 euro 2021 - 75 years of Blake & Mortimer

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: gold 0.999
Diameter: 18.00 mm
Weight: 3.11 g
Mint: Monnaie Royale de Belgique (Belgium)
Artist: © Studio Jacobs and Luc Luycx
Mintage: 1.000


(images and data from www.herdenkingsmunten.be)

LINK: Herdenkingsmunten België

British Indian Ocean Territory 50 pence 2021 - Chagos Anemone

New low-mintage commemorative:

"First coin of the new 'Sea Creatures' collection: Chagos Anemone"

British Indian Ocean Territory 50 pence 2021 - Chagos Anemone

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter: 27.30 mm
Weight: 8.00 g
Mint: The Pobjoy Mint
Mintage: 2.750


The collection will be comprised of six coins that can be collected in a nice album:

British Indian Ocean Territory 50 pence 2021 - Sea Creatures album

The coin is also available in proof sterling silver coloured version.

LINK: The Pobjoy Mint

Tuesday, March 02, 2021

35th Anniversary of Erasmus 2 euro 2022 - Choose your favourite

One of these will be the common design for the 2022 Erasmus coins:

"35 years of the Erasmus programme"

35th Anniversary of Erasmus 2 euro 2022 - Choose your favourite

Which is your favourite commemorative €2 coin to celebrate the programme?
You can pick from one of the six designs below.
This survey is open and you can cast your vote until midnight, March 31st, 2021.

LINK: European Commission

Monday, March 01, 2021

Romania 10 lei 2021 - Bartolomeu Anania

New proof collectors' commemorative coin:

"100 years since the birth of Metropolitan Bishop Bartolomeu Anania"

Romania 10 lei 2021 - Bartolomeu Anania

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: silver .999
Diameter: 37.00 mm
Weight: 31.103 g
Mintage: 5.000
Issue date: 08/03/2021


(image and data from www.bnr.ro)

LINK: National Bank of Romania

Romania 50 bani & 10 lei 2020 - Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie

New proof collectors' commemorative coins:

"50 years since the establishment of the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie"

Romania 50 bani & 10 lei 2020 - Organisation internationale de la Francophonie

50 bani TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: brass
Diameter: 23.75 mm
Weight: 6.10 g
Mintage: 5.000

10 lei TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: silver .999
Diameter: 37.00 mm
Weight: 31.103 g
Mintage: 500


(images and data from www.bnr.ro)

LINK: National Bank of Romania

Egypt 50 piastres 2021 - Egypt medical teams

New circulating commemorative:

"Egypt medical teams"

Egypt 50 piastres 2021 - Egypt medical teams

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: brass plated steel
Diameter: 23.00 mm
Weight: 6.50 g
Thickness: 2.3 mm


Egypt 1 pound 2021 - Egypt medical teams

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Egypt medical teams"

Egypt 1 pound 2021 - Egypt medical teams

TECHNICAL DATA
External ring: nickel plated steel
Center disc: brass plated steel
Diameter: 25.00 mm
Weight: 8.50 g
Thickness: 2.5 mm