Saturday, November 18, 2017

Italy 2 euro 2017 - Tito Livio

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"2,000 years of the death of Tito Livio"



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: 20th november 2017


LINK: Italian Mint

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Portugal 2 euro 2017 - Raul Brandão

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"150 Years of the birth of Raul Brandão"



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
Artists: Luc Luycx and Luis Filipe Abreu


LINK: Portugal Mint

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Australia 1 dollar 2017 - Battle of Beersheba

New commemorative:

"Centenary of the Battle of Beersheba"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Al-Bronze
Weight: 9.00 g
Diameter: 25.00 mm
Edge: plain/reeded
Mintage: 20,000


LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Canada 1 dollar 2017 - Christmas Gift set

This dollar coin is released only in the Gift Set:



(news and information by Peter Kaminsky)

LINK: Royal Canadian Mint

Aruba 5 florin 2017 - Prikichi

New silver collectors' issue:

"Prikichi - Aruba national bird"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Silver .925
Diameter: 38.00 mm
Weight: 25.00 g
Mintage: 550


(news by Egon Conti)

Aruba 5 florin 2017 - Red Cross

New coloured circulation commemorative:

"Red Cross"



(news by Jo Hoogeveen, Wolfgang Schuster and Egon Conti)

Monday, November 13, 2017

Latvia 2 euro 2017 - Latgale region

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Latgale region"



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


Latvia 2 euro 2017 - Kurzeme region

New bimetallic circulating commemorative:

"Kurzeme region"



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


Australia 1 dollar 2018 - Centenary of the 1918 Armistice

New commemorative included in the 2018 coin set:

"Centenary of the 1918 Armistice"



(news by Peter Kaminsky)

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

Panama quarter balboa 2016 - Panama Canal expansion

New circulating coloured commemorative:

"Panama Canal expansion started in 2007"



(news by Egon Conti, Gijs Vlothuizen and Jo Hoogeveen)