Friday, January 29, 2010

Australia 2009 & 2010 - Some new coins

New 50 cents commemoratives:

"40th Anniversary of the Moon Landing"
"Australia Day 2010"



New 1 dollar commemoratives:

"200 Years of Postal Services in Australia"
"Lunar Series #4 - Year of the Tiger"
"100 Years of Australian Coinage"



(information by Peter Kaminsky and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Saudi Arabia AH1430/2009 - King Abdullah

New circulating types: 5, 10 and 25 halala



(information and image by Wolfgang Schuster)

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Bolivia - 1 boliviano 2010

New circulating type:

"Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia"



(image taken from eBay)

LINK: Banco Central de Bolivia

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Slovenia 2 euro 2010

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"200 Anniversary of Botanic Garden"



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


Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Argentina 2 pesos 2006 - Human Rights

New circulating commemorative:

"Human Rights"



This coins was minted in 2006 but has been released in 2009.

LINK: Banco Central de la República Argentina

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Weight: 10.40 g
Diameter: 30.00 mm
Mintage: 1,995,000 reeded edge
Mintage: 5,000 plain edge


Friday, January 8, 2010

China 1 yuan 2009

New commemoratives:



(info and images by Wolfgang Schuster)