Monthly Archives: May 2013

New Slovakia 10 Euro commemorative coin: Jozef Karol Hell

Slovakia will issue tomorrow a new silver commemorative coin with the face value of 10 Euro, dedicated to the 300th birth anniversary of Jozef Karol Hell.

Jozef Karol Hell was a Hungarian mining engineer and inventor, known for inventing the water-pillar, mainly used today for oil extraction, and also for proposing the construction of the tajchy reservoirs around Banská Štiavnica.

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Coin technical details:

Mintage: 8,850
Diameter: 34.00 mm
Weight: 18.0000 g
Material: Silver 0.9000
Mint: Slovakia – Kremnica

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New Peru coin dedicated to the Temple of Kotosh

Central Bank of Peru issued a new coin dedicated to the Temple of Kotosh.

Kotosh Temple

Kotosh Temple

Kotosh is an archaeological site containing a temple of the Late Archaic period. The crossed arms from the reverse of the coin is a characteristic of the Kotosh temple iconography.

If you want to view more details about the coin or add them to your collection or wish list, access it in our catalog here:

http://www.allnumis.com/coin/peru/1-nuevo-sol-2013-temple-of-kotosh-28730

New Russian commemorative coins: 70 years of the Battle of Stalingrad

The Central Bank of Russia announced that on May 24th they will issue 3 new coins, commemorating 70 years since the defeat of Nazi troops at Stalingrad.

The Battle of Stalingrad (August 23, 1942 – February 2, 1943) was a major battle of World War II in which Nazi Germany and its allies fought the Soviet Union for controlling the city of Stalingrad. Marked by constant close-quarters combat and lack of regard for military and civilian casualties, it is among the bloodiest battles in the history of warfare. The heavy losses inflicted on the German army make it one of the most strategically decisive battles of the whole war.

There a 3 coins that will be issued with this occasion:

100 Roubles:

Mintage: 500
Diameter: 30.00 mm
Weight: 15.5500 g
Material: Gold 0.999
   5217-0042                    5217-0042R
10 Roubles:
Mintage: 10,000,000
Diameter: 22.00 mm
Material: Brass plated Steel
10r_Stalingrad                10r_StalingradR
3 Roubles:
Mintage: 5,000
Diameter: 39.00 mm
Weight: 31.1000 g
Material: Silver 0.9250
5111-0262   5111-0262R
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Virgo, a new Zodiac series coin issued by Belarus : 20 Rubles 2013

There is a new coin in the Zodiac 2013 serie issued by the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus : Virgo (Virgin maiden).

20 Roubles 2013 - Virgo - Obverse

20 Roubles 2013 – Virgo – Obverse

20 Roubles 2013 - Virgo - Reverse

20 Roubles 2013 – Virgo – Reverse

Virgo (August 23 – September 22, ♍) is the sixth astrological sign in the Zodiac.

The coin is made out of silver with the zodiac signs covered by a layer of gold .999.

If you want to view more details about this coin or add it to your collection or wish list, access it in our catalog page here: http://www.allnumis.com/coin/belarus/20-roubles-2013-virgo-virgin-maiden-28697

New 2 Euro commemorative coin: 200th birth anniversary of Giuseppe Verdi

The Bank of Italy issued today a new 2 Euro commemorative coin celebrating the 200th birth anniversary of Giuseppe Verdi.

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Giuseppe Verdi was an Italian Romantic composer primarily known for his operas like ‘La Traviata’, ‘Nabucco’, ‘Falstaff’.

Coin technical details:

Mintage: 10,000,000
Diameter: 25.75 mm
Thickness: 2.20 mm
Weight: 8.4000 g
Material: Bi-metallic Copper-Nickel and Nickel-Brass
Mint: Italy – Rome (R)
Edge Type: reeded with inscription

 

If you want to view more details about this coin or add it to your collection or wish list, access it in our catalog page here: http://www.allnumis.com/coin/italy/2-euro-2013-200th-birth-anniversary-of-giuseppe-verdi-28696