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

Monday, September 4, 2017

China 10 yuan 2017 - 90th Anniversary of the Army

New circulating bimetallic commemorative:

10 yuan: 90th Anniversary of the Army



(news and image by Pabitra Saha)

Friday, September 1, 2017

Austria 3 euro 2017 - The Kingfisher

New CuNi dark-glowing commemorative:

"Colourful Creatures - The Kingfisher"



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

LINK: Austrian Mint

Lithuania 2 euro 2017 - Vilnius

New bimetallic circulating commemorative already released:

"Vilnius"



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
Mintage: 1 million
Mint: Lithuanian Mint
Designer: Vladas Oržekauskas and Giedrius Paulauskis


LINK: Bank of Lithuania