Wednesday, September 20, 2017

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:


(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"

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)

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"

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

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)