Friday, January 20, 2017

Netherlands Antilles 5 gulden 2016 - MCB

New circulating commemorative:

"100th Anniversary of the Maduro & Curiel's Bank - MCB"



(news and image by Wolfgang Schuster)

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Australia 1 dollar 2017 - Trans-Australian Railway

New commemorative:

"Centenary of the Trans-Australian Railway"

Available as part of the Mintmark and Privy Mark Set.



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Al-Bronze
Weight: 9.00 g
Diameter: 25.00 mm
Edge: plain/reeded


The Mint has also produced a $1 Silver 'C' Mintmark issue and a $10 Gold 'C' Mintmark piece.

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Canada 1 dollar 2017 - Snow Goose

This beautiful dollar type is released only as part of the Specimen Set:



LINK: Royal Canadian Mint

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Luxembourg 2 euro 2017 - Military Voluntary Service

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"50th anniversary of the Military Voluntary Service"



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 Jo Hoogeveen)

Switzerland 10 francs 2017 - Gentiana

New bimetallic commemorative:

"Alpine flora: Gentiana"



(news and image by Egon Conti Rossini)

LINK: Swiss Mint

Slovakia 2 euro 2017 - University Istropolitana

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"550th anniversary of the establishment of University Istropolitana"



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


(image from eBay seller liolikas99)

Friday, January 13, 2017

United Kingdom 5 pounds 2017 - House of Windsor Centenary

New commemorative type:

"House of Windsor Centenary"



(news by Jo Hoogeveen)
(image taken from blog.changechecker.org)

LINK: British Royal Mint