Thursday, November 16, 2017

Portugal 2 euro 2017 - Raul Brandão

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"150 Years of the birth of Raul Brandão"



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
Artists: Luc Luycx and Luis Filipe Abreu


LINK: Portugal Mint

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Australia 1 dollar 2017 - Battle of Beersheba

New commemorative:

"Centenary of the Battle of Beersheba"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Al-Bronze
Weight: 9.00 g
Diameter: 25.00 mm
Edge: plain/reeded
Mintage: 20,000


LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Canada 1 dollar 2017 - Christmas Gift set

This dollar coin is released only in the Gift Set:



(news and information by Peter Kaminsky)

LINK: Royal Canadian Mint

Aruba 5 florin 2017 - Prikichi

New silver collectors' issue:

"Prikichi - Aruba national bird"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Silver .925
Diameter: 38.00 mm
Weight: 25.00 g
Mintage: 550


(news by Egon Conti)

Aruba 5 florin 2017 - Red Cross

New coloured circulation commemorative:

"Red Cross"



(news by Jo Hoogeveen, Wolfgang Schuster and Egon Conti)

Monday, November 13, 2017

Latvia 2 euro 2017 - Latgale region

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Latgale region"



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


Latvia 2 euro 2017 - Kurzeme region

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Kurzeme region"



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


Australia 1 dollar 2018 - Centenary of the 1918 Armistice

New commemorative included in the 2018 coin set:

"Centenary of the 1918 Armistice"



(news by Peter Kaminsky)

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Panama quarter balboa 2016 - Panama Canal expansion

New circulating coloured commemorative:

"Panama Canal expansion started in 2007"



(news by Egon Conti, Gijs Vlothuizen and Jo Hoogeveen)

Panama quarter balboa 2016 - Reversion of de Canal to Panama

New circulating coloured commemorative:

"Reversion of de Canal to Panama in 1999"



(news by Egon Conti, Gijs Vlothuizen and Jo Hoogeveen)

Friday, November 10, 2017

Thailand 20 baht 2016 - Centenary of the Thai Cooperatives

New CuNi commemorative:

"Centenary of the Thai Cooperatives"



(news and image by Egon Conti)

Portugal 2,5 euro 2017 - Masks from Trás-os-Montes

New CuNi commemorative:

"Masks from Trás-os-Montes"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Weight: 10.00 g
Diameter: 28.00 mm
Mintage: 60 000
Artist: Baiba Sime


LINK: Portugal Mint

Portugal 5 euro 2017 - Glass and Iron Ages

New CuNi commemorative:

"Glass and Iron Ages"



LINK: Portugal Mint

India 10 rupees 2016 - Banaras Hindu University

New circulating bimetallic:

"Centenary of the Banaras Hindu University"



(news and image by Egon Conti)

Italy 5 euro 2017 - FIAT 500

New silver collectors issue:

"60th anniversary of the birth of the FIAT 500 model"



(news from Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Italian Mint

Italy 10 euro 2017 - Sassi di Matera

New proof silver collectors issue:

"Sassi di Matera, in Basilicata"



(news from Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Italian Mint

Poland 5 zlotys 2017 - Central Industrial District

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

'Discover Poland: Central Industrial District'



(news by Jacek Stacel and Michael Reissner)

SPECIFICATIONS
Ring composition: CuNi
Central disk composition: Aluminium-Bronze
Weight: 6.54 g
Diameter: 24.00 mm


LINK: National Bank of Poland
LINK: Polish State Mint

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Peru 1 sol 2017 - American crocodile

New circulating type:

"American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus)"

This is the 2nd coin of the new series "Endangered Fauna from Peru":



(news by Fernando Tapia and David Velarde)

LINK: Peru Central Bank

Friday, November 3, 2017

Australia 50 cents 2017 - 70th Royal Wedding Anniversary

New commemorative:

"70th Wedding Anniversary of Queen Elizabeth & Prince Phillip"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Weight: 15.55 g
Diameter: 31.51 mm
Mintage: 30,000


(news by Peter Kaminsky)

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Australia 2 dollars 2017 - Remembrance Day

New commemorative coloured type:

"Remembrance Day"



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


(news by Peter Kaminsky and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Latvia 5 euro 2017 - Smith Forges in the Sky

New silver collectors issue:

"Latvian folk songs: Smith Forges in the Sky"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Silver .925
Mintage: 4,000
Mint: Koninklijke Nederlandse Munt (the Netherlands)
Artist: Ligita Franckevica (plaster model)


(news by Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Bank of Latvia

Vatican 2 euro 2017 - Fatima

New bimetallic commemorative:

"Centenary of the Fatima apparitions"



(news and image from Egon Conti)

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Falkland Islands 50 pence 2017 - Christmas Penguins

New coloured commemorative:

"Christmas Penguins"



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


(image copyright Pobjoy Mint)

LINK: The Pobjoy Mint

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Brunei 2017 - New coin family

New coin family has been released:

These are the 1, 5 and 10 sen coins:



And these are the 20 and 50 sen:



(news and image by Aidan Work and Pabitra Saha)

Kazakhstan 100 tenge 2017 - Town Musicians of Bremen

New commemorative:

"Town Musicians of Bremen"



SPECIFICATIONS
Weight: 11.17 g
Diameter: 31.00 mm
Edge: grooved


LINK: National Bank of Kazakhstan

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Russia 10 roubles 2017 - Tambov Oblast

New circulating bimetallic commemorative:

'Regions of Russia: Tambov Oblast'



The coat of arms (taken from Wikipedia):



(news from Jacek Stacel)

LINK: Bank of Russia

Russia 25 roubles 2017 - Children

New base metal commemorative:

"Children"



(news from www.numismatica-visual.es)

LINK: Bank of Russia

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Transnistria 1 rouble 2017 - Coat of arms - Bendery

New commemorative:

"Coats of arms: Bendery"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Nickel plated steel
Weight: 4.65 g
Diameter: 22.00 mm


(image from eBay seller vasid2009)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Transnistria 1 rouble 2017 - 25th Anniversary of the Customs service

New commemorative:

"25th Anniversary of the Customs service"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Nickel plated steel
Weight: 4.65 g
Diameter: 22.00 mm


(image from eBay seller andrey.p53)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Transnistria 1 rouble 2017 - 60th Anniversary First Artificial Earth Satellite

New commemorative:

"60th Anniversary First Artificial Earth Satellite"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Nickel plated steel
Weight: 4.65 g
Diameter: 22.00 mm


(image from eBay seller andrey.p53)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Canada 1 dollar 2017 - Toronto Maple Leafs

New circulating commemorative:

"100th Anniversary of The Toronto Maple Leafs"



(news by Egon Conti)

LINK: Royal Canadian Mint

Ukraine 5 hryvnia 2016 - Khmelnytskyi Oblast

New bimetallic commemorative:

"80 Years of the Khmelnytskyi Oblast"



The coat of arms of this oblast (from Wikipedia):



(news from Jacek Stacel)

LINK: National Bank of Ukraine

Ukraine 5 hryvnia 2016 - Poltava Oblast

New bimetallic commemorative:

"80 Years of the Poltava Oblast"



The coat of arms of this oblast (from Wikipedia):



(news from Jacek Stacel)

LINK: National Bank of Ukraine

Monday, October 9, 2017

New Zealand 20 cents 2014 - Year varieties

These varieties in 2014 year numerals & width were reported by John Eccles:



(news and scan from John Eccles and Gijs Vlothuizen)

Friday, October 6, 2017

Canada 2 dollars 2017 - Battle of Vimy Ridge

New circulating commemorative bimetallic:

"Centenary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge":



(news by www.numismatica-visual.es, Raúl Morote and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Royal Canadian Mint

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

South Africa 5 rand 2017 - Order of the Companions of O. R. Tambo

New circulating bimetallic:

"Order of the Companions of O. R. Tambo"



(image taken from www.samint.co.za)
(news by Alexander Schleining)

LINK: South Africa Mint

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Russia 10 roubles 2017 - Ulyanovsk Oblast

New circulating bimetallic commemorative:

'Regions of Russia: Ulyanovsk Oblast'



LINK: Bank of Russia

France 2 euro 2017 - Pink ribbon

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"25th anniversary of the Pink ribbon"



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


(news and image from www.numismatica-visual.es)

Belgium 2 euro 2017 - University of Ghent

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"200 years of the University of Ghent"



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, October 2, 2017

Italy 5 euro 2017 - Totò

New bimetallic commemorative:

"50 years of the death of Totò"



LINK: Italian Mint

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Panama quarter balboa 2016 - 1st traffic for the Panama canal

New circulating coloured commemorative:

"1914 first traffic for the Panama canal"



(news and scan by Rupert Reiter)

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Transnistria 1 rouble 2017 - Space exploration - Tsiolkovsky

New commemorative:

"Space exploration: Tsiolkovsky"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Nickel plated steel
Weight: 4.65 g
Diameter: 22.00 mm


(image from eBay seller vasid2009)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Transnistria 1 rouble 2017 - Space exploration - Zander

New commemorative:

"Space exploration: Zander"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Nickel plated steel
Weight: 4.65 g
Diameter: 22.00 mm


(image from eBay seller ru-karpa)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Transnistria 1 rouble 2017 - Coats of arms - Tiraspol

New commemorative:

"Coats of arms: Tiraspol"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Nickel plated steel
Weight: 4.65 g
Diameter: 22.00 mm


(image from eBay seller alexandercoins)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Transnistria 1 rouble 2017 - Coats of arms - Camenca

New commemorative:

"Coats of arms: Camenca"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Nickel plated steel
Weight: 4.65 g
Diameter: 22.00 mm


(image from eBay seller alexandercoins)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Transnistria 1 rouble 2017 - Coats of arms - Grigoriopol

New commemorative:

"Coats of arms: Grigoriopol"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Nickel plated steel
Weight: 4.65 g
Diameter: 22.00 mm


(image from eBay seller alexandercoins)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank