Thursday, April 20, 2017

Italy 2 euro 2017 - St Mark's Basilica

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"400 years of the finish of the construction of St Mark's Basilica in Venice"



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: summer of 2017


LINK: Italian Mint

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Russia 2 roubles 2017 - The Hero City of Sevastopol

New circulating commemorative:

"The Hero City of Sevastopol"



(news by Pabitra Saha and Aleksander Belozerskukh)

LINK: Bank of Russia

Russia 2 roubles 2017 - The Hero City of Kerch

New circulating commemorative:

"The Hero City of Kerch"



(news by Pabitra Saha and Aleksander Belozerskukh)

LINK: Bank of Russia

Russia 10 roubles 2017 - Olonets

New circulating bimetallic commemorative:

'Ancient towns of Russia: Olonets, Republic of Karelia (1137)'



(news by Aleksander Belozerskukh and Jacek Stącel)

LINK: Bank of Russia

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Falkland Islands 50 pence 2017 - Rockhopper Penguin

New commemorative:

"Penguin series: Rockhopper Penguin (Eudyptes Chrysocome)"



This set of 4 seven-sided 50-pence coins depicting indigenous penguins is being produced by the Pobjoy Mint, on behalf of the Treasury of the Falkland Islands.

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


(news by Egon Conti)
(image taken from news.coinupdate.com)

LINK: news.coinupdate.com

Australia 2 dollars 2017 - Lest We Forget

New commemorative:

"Lest We Forget"

As Australia pauses to remember those who have served, this coin celebrates one of Australia's most solemn sites of reflection. It features Napier Waller's breathtaking mosaic from inside the dome of the Australian War Memorial's Hall of Memory.



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


(news by Limon Talha)

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Netherlands 10, 20 & 50 euro 2017 - 50th birthday of King Willem-Alexander

New commemoratives in silver plated copper, silver and gold:

"50th birthday of King Willem-Alexander"



LINK: Royal Dutch Mint

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

United Kingdom 50 pence 2017 - More Beatrix Potter items

More new CuNi commemoratives in 2017:

"150th anniversary of the birth of Beatrix Potter"

The Peter Rabbit item is already available. The rest of them will be minted in different dates along the year.

Check the fantastic blog.changechecker.org for further information.



LINK: blog.changechecker.org
LINK: British Royal Mint

Monday, April 3, 2017

Bolivia 2 bolivianos 2017 - Genoveva Ríos

New circulating commemorative already available:

"Bolivian Sea Vindication series: Genoveva Ríos"



(news from Juan Mercado)

LINK: Central Bank of Bolivia

Bolivia 2 bolivianos 2017 - Bolivian Colorados

New circulating commemorative already available:

"Bolivian Sea Vindication series: Bolivian Colorados"



(news from Juan Mercado)

LINK: Central Bank of Bolivia

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Estonia 2 euro 2017 - Estonian road to independence

New bimetallic circulating commemorative design is ready:

"100 years of the events that preceded Estonia’s independence"



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: Jaan Meristo
Mintage: 1.5 million
Issue date: second half of the year


(news by Niels van Schendel and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Bank of Estonia

Isle of Man 50 pence 2017 - House of Keys

New CuNi commemorative:

"150th anniversary of the House of Keys"



(news from Niels van Schendel)

LINK: Isle of Man Post