Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Barbados 2008 - New materials

New circulating types:

All denominations are magnetic since 2008





(information and images by Michael Reissner and Wolfgang Schuster)

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

USA 2010 - New 1 cent design

New circulating item:



(information and images by Mortyr2012 and Peter Kaminsky)

LINK: The United States Mint

Monday, March 29, 2010

USA 2010 - Presidential dollars

2010 Presidential dollars:

#13 Fillmore
#14 Pierce
#15 Buchanan
#16 Lincoln




(information and images by Mortyr2012 and Peter Kaminsky)

LINK: The United States Mint
LINK: USA Presidents Biographies

SPECIFICATIONS
Weight: 8.10 g
Diameter: 26.50 mm
Thickness: 2.00 mm
Material: three layer clad construction: pure copper sandwiched between and metallurgically bonded to outer layers of manganese brass

Friday, March 26, 2010

USA 1 dollar 2010 - Native American

New circulating commemorative:



(information and images by Mortyr2012 and Peter Kaminsky)

LINK: The United States Mint

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Nepal 25 rupees 2010 - Nepal Television

New circulating commemorative:

"Silver Jubilee of Nepal Television"



(information by Wolfgang Schuster)

LINK: Central Bank of Nepal

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Canada 25 cents 2009 - Ice Sledge Hockey

New circulating commemorative:

"Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games"



LINK: Royal Canadian Mint
LINK: Vancouver 2010

Monday, March 15, 2010

Japan 500 yen 2010 - Kochi, Gifu & Fukui

New bimetallic commemoratives:

"Japan prefectures: Kochi, Gifu & Fukui"



(information and images by Antonio Barrena)

LINK: Japan Mint

Friday, March 12, 2010

India 10 rupees 2009 - Homi Bhabha

New bimetallic:

"Homi Bhabha"



SPECIFICATIONS
Ring composition: Aluminum Bronze
Center composition: CuNi
Weight: 7.71 g
Diameter: 27.00 mm

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Spain 12 euro 2010

New silver commemorative:

"European Union Presidency"



LINK: Spanish mint

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Ag 0.925
Weight: 18.00 g
Diameter: 33.00 mm
Edge: plain
Mintage: 2,000,000

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Mexico 5 pesos 2009 and 2010

New circulating bimetallic commemoratives:

Próceres de la Indepencia:

2009 Servando Teresa de Mier
2009 Nicolás Bravo
2009 Leona Vicario
2010 Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla

Próceres de la Revolución:

2009 Eulalio Gutiérrez
2009 Otilio Montaño
2009 Belisario Domínguez



LINK: Banco de Mexico

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Monday, March 1, 2010

Poland 2 zlotys 2010 - Third coin

New circulating commemorative:

Chevau-Légers of the Imperial Guard of Napoleon I



LINK: National Bank of Poland
LINK: Polish State Mint

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Nordic gold, CuAl5Zn5Sn1
Weight: 8.15 g
Diameter: 27.00 mm