Monday, April 24, 2017

Belgium 2 euro 2017 - University of Liège

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"200 years of the University of Liège"



SPECIFICATIONS
External ring: CuNi
Center disc: 3 layers, Ni-Brass, Ni, Ni-brass
Diameter: 25.75 mm
Width: 2.20 mm
Weight: 8.50 g


Thursday, April 20, 2017

Italy 2 euro 2017 - St Mark's Basilica

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"400 years of the finish of the construction of St Mark's Basilica in Venice"



SPECIFICATIONS
External ring: CuNi
Center disc: 3 layers, Ni-Brass, Ni, Ni-brass
Diameter: 25.75 mm
Width: 2.20 mm
Weight: 8.50 g
Issue date: summer of 2017


LINK: Italian Mint

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Russia 2 roubles 2017 - The Hero City of Sevastopol

New circulating commemorative:

"The Hero City of Sevastopol"



(news by Pabitra Saha and Aleksander Belozerskukh)

LINK: Bank of Russia

Russia 2 roubles 2017 - The Hero City of Kerch

New circulating commemorative:

"The Hero City of Kerch"



(news by Pabitra Saha and Aleksander Belozerskukh)

LINK: Bank of Russia

Russia 10 roubles 2017 - Olonets

New circulating bimetallic commemorative:

'Ancient towns of Russia: Olonets, Republic of Karelia (1137)'



(news by Aleksander Belozerskukh and Jacek Stącel)

LINK: Bank of Russia

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Falkland Islands 50 pence 2017 - Rockhopper Penguin

New commemorative:

"Penguin series: Rockhopper Penguin (Eudyptes Chrysocome)"



This set of 4 seven-sided 50-pence coins depicting indigenous penguins is being produced by the Pobjoy Mint, on behalf of the Treasury of the Falkland Islands.

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


(news by Egon Conti)
(image taken from news.coinupdate.com)

LINK: news.coinupdate.com

Australia 2 dollars 2017 - Lest We Forget

New commemorative:

"Lest We Forget"

As Australia pauses to remember those who have served, this coin celebrates one of Australia's most solemn sites of reflection. It features Napier Waller's breathtaking mosaic from inside the dome of the Australian War Memorial's Hall of Memory.



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


(news by Limon Talha)

LINK: Royal Australian Mint