Thursday, May 25, 2017

Turkey 1 & 5 lira silver coins in mint sets

Since 2012 Turkey is minting 1TL and 5TL coins (6.00 grams & 22.00 mm in diameter) in .500 silver as part of their type sets.

-in 2012 and 2013 the denomination is 5 Türk Lirasi
-from 2014 to 2017 it is 1 Türk Lirasi



The obverses show the logo of the Darphane/Turkish Mint:



(news and scans from Wolfgang Schuster)

Greece 2 euro 2017 - Nikos Kazantzakis

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Nikos Kazantzakis"



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
Issue date: ¿¿??


(news and image by Pabitra Saha)

Greece 2 euro 2017 - Archeological site of Philippi

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Archeological site of Philippi"



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
Issue date: ¿¿??


(news and image by Pabitra Saha)

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Australia 50 cents 2017 - 50th anniversary of the 1967 referendum

New CuNi and silver commemoratives:

"50th anniversary of the 1967 referendum and 25th anniversary of the Mabo decision"



(news from Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Croatia 25 kuna 2017 - Membership in the United Nations

New circulating bimetallic:

"25th Anniversary of the Admission of the Republic of Croatia to Membership in the United Nations"



(information and image by Pabitra Saha and Taigawirbel)

LINK: Croatian National Bank

Germany 20 euro 2017 - 500th Anniversary of Reformation

New silver commemorative:

"500th Anniversary of Reformation"



(news and image from Pabitra Saha)

Lesotho 1 loti 2016 - New subtype

New circulating subtype:

Lesotho has restruck its 1 Loti coin with new date 2016. It was minted in South Africa and has a plain edge. It is a new subtype, because previous years showed reeded edge (minted at the Royal Mint).



(news and scan from Wolfgang Schuster)