Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Ukraine 5 hryvnia 2017 - Events of the Ukrainian revolution of 1917-1921

New low mintage commemorative:

"Rebirth of Ukrainian Statehood: 100th anniversary of the events of the Ukrainian revolution of 1917-1921"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNiZn
Weight: 16.54 g
Diameter: 35.00 mm
Designer: Volodymyr Taran, Oleksandr Kharuk and Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko and Volodymyr Atamanchuk
Mintage: 35,000


LINK: National Bank of Ukraine

Ukraine 5 hryvnia 2017 - Bull

New silver commemorative:

"Fauna in Cultural Monuments of Ukraine: Bull"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Silver .925
Weight: 15.55 g
Diameter: 33.00 mm
Designer: Volodymyr Taran, Oleksandr Kharuk and Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Demyanenko Anatoliy
Mintage: 4,000


LINK: National Bank of Ukraine

Ukraine 2 hryvnia 2017 - Tetyana Yablonska

New low mintage commemorative:

"Outstanding Personalities of Ukraine: Tetyana Yablonska"



(news from Pabitra Saha)

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNiZn
Weight: 12.80 g
Diameter: 31.00 mm
Designer: Nataliia Fandikova
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko and Volodymyr Atamanchuk
Mintage: 25,000


LINK: National Bank of Ukraine

Latvia 5 euro 2017 - The Old Man's Mitten

New silver collectors issue:

"Fairy Tale Coin III - The Old Man's Mitten"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Silver .925
Weight: 31.47 g
Diameter: 38.61 mm
Mintage: 10,000
Mint: UAB Lietuvos monetu kalykla (Lithuania)
Artists: Arvīds Priedīte (graphic design) and Jānis Strupulis (plaster model)


LINK: Bank of Latvia

Monday, March 27, 2017

Transnistria 1 rouble 2017 - Dnestrovsc

New commemorative:

"Towns in Transnistria: Dnestrovsc"



SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Nickel plated steel
Weight: 4.65 g
Diameter: 22.00 mm


(news by Egon Conti)

LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank

Friday, March 24, 2017

British Indian Ocean Territory 2 pounds 2017 - Green turtle

New Titanium and CuNi crowns:

"Indigenous green turtle"



LINK: World Mint News Blog

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Latvia, Lithuania & Estonia 2 euro 2018 - Baltic States

New bimetallic circulating commemoratives:

"100th anniversary of the Baltic States"

The central banks of the three Baltic States have agreed on issuing a common 2 euro commemorative coin in 2018 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Latvian and Estonian states and the 100th anniversary of the re-establishment of the Lithuanian statehood. The design of the coin will be selected by the population of the Baltic States in an online vote.

These are the six proposed designs:



LINK: Vote for your favourite Common Baltic Commemorative Coin