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

United Kingdom 50 pence 2021 - Owl

New CuNi commemoratives in normal and coloured editions:

"Winnie the Pooh and Friends collection: Owl"

United Kingdom 50 pence 2021 - Owl

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 (18.000 pieces) and a gold proof one (535 pieces) were minted too.

(images taken from www.royalmint.com)

LINK: The Royal Mint

United Kingdom 50 pence 2021 - Tigger

New CuNi commemoratives in normal and coloured editions:

"Winnie the Pooh and Friends collection: Tigger"

United Kingdom 50 pence 2021 - Tigger

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 (18.000 pieces) and a gold proof one (535 pieces) were minted too.

(images taken from www.royalmint.com)

LINK: The Royal Mint

Australia 50 cents 2021 - 50th Anniversary of the Battle of Nui Le

New commemorative type:

"50th Anniversary of the Battle of Nui Le"

Australia 50 cents 2021 - 50th Anniversary of the Battle of Nui Le

TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter: 31.51 mm
Weight: 15.15 g
Mint: Royal Australian Mint (Australia)
Mintage: 27,500


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

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Thursday, September 02, 2021

Hungary 50, 2000 and 10000 forint 2021 - 52nd International Eucharistic Congress

New circulation and collectors' commemorative types:

"52nd International Eucharistic Congress"

The circulation type:

Hungary 2,000 forint 2021 - XXXII Olympiad and XVI Paralympic Games

TECHNICAL DATA
Denomination: 50 ft
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter: 27.40 mm
Weight: 7.70 g
Mint: Hungarian Mint (Hungary)
Mintage: 2 million


The commemorative types:

Hungary 10,000 forint 2021 - XXXII Olympiad and XVI Paralympic Games

TECHNICAL DATA
Denomination: 10,000 ft
Composition: silver 0.925
Diameter: 38.61 mm
Weight: 31.46 g
Mint: Hungarian Mint (Hungary)
Mintage: 5,000


TECHNICAL DATA
Denomination: 2,000 ft
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter: 38.61 mm
Weight: 30.80 g
Mint: Hungarian Mint (Hungary)
Mintage: 7,000


(images and data taken from www.mnb.hu)

LINK: Magyar Nemzeti Bank
LINK: Hungarian Mint