Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Austria 10 euro 2018 - Raphael - The Healing Angel

New copper and silver collectors' items to be issued on february 14th:

"Guardian Angels collection: Raphael - The Healing Angel"



LINK: Austrian Mint

Slovakia 2 euro 2018 - Establishment of the Slovak Republic

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"25th anniversary of the establishment of the Slovak Republic"



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


Monday, January 15, 2018

Spain 30 euro 2018 - 50th anniversary of Felipe VI of Spain

New silver commemorative to be issued on 30th january:

"50th anniversary of Felipe VI of Spain"



(image taken from www.numismatica-visual.es)

LINK: Spanish Mint

Friday, January 12, 2018

Argentina 1 & 5 pesos 2017 - New coin family

New coin designs and materials were chosen for the this new Argentina coin family. The 1 & 5 pesos are available already:



During 2018 we will see the new coins of 2 & 10 pesos.

(news by Krzysztof Fordonski, Pabitra Saha and Wolfgang Schuster)

LINK: Central Bank of Argentina

Poland 5 zlotys 2018 - 100th anniversary of Independence

New bimetallic circulating commemorative to be released in may:

"100th anniversary of Independence"



(news and image by Jacek Stacel and Michael Reissner)

SPECIFICATIONS
Ring composition: CuNi
Central disk composition: Aluminium-Bronze
Weight: 6.54 g
Diameter: 24.00 mm
Mintage: 38 424 000
Issue date: may 22nd


LINK: National Bank of Poland
LINK: Polish State Mint

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Bulgaria 2 leva 2018 - EU Presidency

New bimetallic circulation commemorative:

"Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU 2018"



(news from Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Bulgarian National Bank

Austria 2 euro 2018 - Centenary of the Republic of Austria

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Centenary of the Founding of the Republic of Austria"



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


China 5 yuan 2017 - Chinese Calligraphy

New brass commemorative:



(news by Pabitra Saha and Gijs Vlothuizen)
(image from eBay seller lemberg-zp)

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Italy 2 euro 2018 - 70th anniversary of the Italian Constitution

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"70th anniversary of the Italian Constitution"

The coincard and proof versions are released already. The rolls with circulation pieces will be issued later this year.



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


LINK: Italian Mint

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Gibraltar 50 pence 2017 - Christmas

New circulating type:



(information and image by Peter Kaminsky and Pabitra Saha)