Friday, July 28, 2017

Lithuania 1.5 & 10 euro 2017 - Hound & Horse

New CuNi and silver collectors' issues:

"Nature series: Lithuanian hound and Žemaitukas horse"



(news by Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Bank of Lithuania

Mexico 20 pesos 2017 - DN-III-E Plan

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"50 years of the DN-III-E Plan"



(news and image by Limon Talha, Gijs Vlothuizen and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Banco de Mexico

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Cyprus 2 euro 2017 - Paphos, European Capital of Culture

New bimetallic circulating commemorative planned for november:

"City of Paphos, European Capital of Culture"



The official logo:



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

Bulgaria 2 levs 2017 - Elin Pelin

New copper collectors' issue:

"Bulgarian Artists: 140 years since the birth of Elin Pelin"



(news and image by Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Bulgarian National Bank

Uruguay 2,000 pesos 2017 - 50th Anniversary Central Bank

New silver commemorative:

"50th Anniversary of the Central Bank"



(news and image from Pabitra Saha)

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Peru 1 sol 2017 - Andean spectacled bear

New circulating type:

"Andean spectacled bear (Tremarctos ornatus)"

This is the first coin of the new series "Endangered Fauna from Peru":



(news by Gijs Vlothuizen and David Velarde)

LINK: Peru Central Bank

The previous coins of the series:

San Marino 2 euro 2017 - Sustainable Tourism

New circulating bimetallic commemorative:

"International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development"



LINK: San Marino Mint

San Marino 5 euro 2017 - World Water Day

New silver commemorative (included in the 2017 UNC coin set):

"World Water Day"



(news and image from Pabitra Saha)

Monday, July 17, 2017

San Marino 5 euro 2017 - Marco Simoncelli

New bimetallic commemorative:

"Marco Simoncelli"



(news and image from Jacek Stacel)

Portugal 2 euro 2017 - 150 Years of Public Security

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"150 Years of Public Security"



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: 500 000
Artists: Luc Luycx and José Guimarães


LINK: Portugal Mint

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Maldives 2 rufiyaa 2017 - Bimetallic type

New bimetallic circulating type:



News and image from Maldives Monetary Authority.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Sri Lanka 10 rupees 2017 - Ceylon Tea 150th Anniversary

New circulating commemorative:

"Ceylon Tea 150th Anniversary"



(news and image from Dr Kavan Ratnatunga)

Deeper info at Dr Kavan Ratnatunga's site.