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

Italy 5 euro 2017 - City if Trento

New proof silver collectors issue:

"Italy of the arts: City if Trento"



(news and image by world.mintnewsblog.com)

LINK: Italian Mint

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Vatican 2 euro 2017 - Saint Peter & Saint Paul

New bimetallic commemorative:

"Saint Peter & Saint Paul"



(news from eurocoinland.wordpress.com and Pabitra Saha)

Malta 2 euro 2017 - Children in solidarity - Peace

New bimetallic circulating commemorative to be issued in november:

'From Children in Solidarity series: Peace'



(news from www.numismatica-visual.es and Pabitra Saha)

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


Friday, September 22, 2017

Lithuania 20 euro 2017 - Radziwill Palace in Vilnius

New silver collectors' issue to be released next week:

"Radziwill Palace in Vilnius"



(news and image by Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Bank of Lithuania

Thursday, September 21, 2017

India 10 rupees 2016 - National Archives of India

New circulating bimetallic:

"National Archives of India"



(news by Pabitra Saha)
(image from eBay seller asian_treasury)

Germany 2 euro 2018 - Helmut Schmidt

New bimetallic circulating type being minted already:

"Helmut Schmidt's birth centenary"



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 from www.numismatica-visual.es and Pabitra Saha)

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Spain 2 euro 2018 - Santiago de Compostela (Old Town)

New bimetallic circulating commemorative for next year:

"Santiago de Compostela (Old Town)"



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 coin image from www.numismatica-visual.es)

Tanzania 50,000 shillings 2011 - 50 years of Independence

New collectors' item:

"50 years of Independence"



(news and image from Wolfgang Schian)

Tanzania 50,000 shillings 2016 - 50 years of the Central Bank

New collectors' item:

"50 years of the Central Bank of Tanzania"



(news and image from Wolfgang Schian)

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Portugal 5 euro 2017 - Future

New CuNi commemorative to be minted soon:

"Future"



(news and image from Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Portugal Mint

Monday, September 18, 2017

Finland 2 euro 2017 - Finnish nature

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Finnish nature"



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
Designer: Kari Auvinen
Release date: 21st october


(news from Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Bank of Finland
LINK: Mint of Finland

Friday, September 15, 2017

UAE 10 fils 2017 - Magnetic type

New circulating type:

The 2017 type has a magnetic core and is now a new KM subtype:



(news from Wolfgang Schuster and Pabitra Saha)

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Bolivia 10 centavos 2017 - New steel type

New circulating type:

This new 2017 type is now made of steel.



(news and photo by Rupert Reiter)

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Kazakhstan 100 tenge 2017 - Ablai Khan

New commemorative:

'Portraits on banknotes series: Ablai Khan'



(news by Pabitra Saha)

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


LINK: National Bank of Kazakhstan

Colombia 5,000 pesos 2017 - Cundinamarca independence

New CuNi commemorative:

"Bicentenary of the independence of Cundinamarca"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Weight: 21.75 g
Mint: Kremnica, Slovakia
Mintage: 20,000 (30,000 more might be minted depending on demand)


(news and image by Guillermo Granados)

LINK: Colombia Central Bank

São Tomé and Príncipe 2017 - New coin family

New coin family to be released in 2018:

São Tomé and Príncipe's currency, the Dobra, has suffered devaluation (3 zeros lost) and a new coin family will enter circulation on january 1st 2018. Five new coins, minted in England:



(news by Grigorii Golosov and Pabitra Saha)
(image from www.numismatica-visual.es)

LINK: Central Bank of São Tomé and Príncipe

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Kenya 50 shillings 2016 - 50 years of Central Banking

New commemorative in gold plated CuNi:

"50 years of Central Banking"



(news and image from Wolfgang Schian)

Australia 1 dollar 2018 - Year of the Dog

New commemorative:

'Lunar Series: Year of the Dog'



LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Australia 50 cents 2018 - Year of the Dog

New commemorative:

'Lunar Series: Year of the Dog'



LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Falkland Islands 50 pence 2017 - Magellanic Penguin

New commemorative to be issued very soon:

"4th and last item in the Penguin series: Magellanic Penguin (Spheniscus Magellanicus)"



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


(image copyright Pobjoy Mint)
(news and image by Niels van Schendel on Facebook)

LINK: The Pobjoy Mint

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Netherlands 5 & 10 euro 2017 - Johan Cruyff

New commemoratives in silver plated copper, silver and gold:

"Johan Cruyff"

Closer look of the silver plated copper issue:



LINK: Royal Dutch Mint

Austria 10 euro 2017 - Gabriel - The Revealing Angel

New copper and silver collectors' items:

"Guardian Angels collection: Gabriel - The Revealing Angel"



LINK: Austrian Mint

Australia Possum Magic 2017 - 7 new coin types

New commemorative coins:

"Possum Magic"

The Royal Australian Mint has released a set with 7 nice coins celebrating Mem Fox's famous book "Possum Magic". There's a limited edition 1 cent type, four dollar coins and three coloured 2-dollar types that are also released for normal circulation.

The 1-cent type minted exclusively for this set:



The four 1-dollar coins, only available as part of this set:



These 2-dollar coins can be found in circulation:



(news by Peter Kaminsky and Egon Conti)

LINK: Royal Australian Mint