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France issued an Euro coins set commemorating 50 years of European Space Cooperation

This year we are celebrating 50 years of European space cooperation and the Ariane rocket, which remains one of Europe’s greatest achievements. The Monnaie de Paris mint issued a coin set for this occasion. The set has 4 coins in it, 3 of gold (5, 50 and 200 Euro face value) and one made out of silver (10 euro).

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Reverse - 200 Euro 2014

Obverse - 200 Euro 2014
 

Original link: http://www.esa.int/About_Us/Welcome_to_ESA/ESA_history/Commemorative_coins_to_mark_50_years_of_European_space_cooperation

Silver coin dedicated to 100th anniversary of the Romanian Olympic Committee

Tomorrow, 10 February 2014, the National Bank of Romania will put into circulation, for numismatic purposes, a silver coin dedicated to the centennial anniversary of the Romanian Olympic Committee.

The coin has the following characteristics:

  • Face value: lei 10
  • Metal: silver
  • Fineness: 999‰
  • Shape: round
  • Diameter: 37 mm
  • Weight: 31.103 g
  • Quality: proof
  • Edge: milled
10 Lei 2014 - 100th anniversary of the Romanian Olympic Committee

10 Lei 2014 – 100th anniversary of the Romanian Olympic Committee

10 Lei 2014 - 100th anniversary of the Romanian Olympic Committee

10 Lei 2014 – 100th anniversary of the Romanian Olympic Committee

The silver coins are housed in transparent plastic capsules and are accompanied by leaflets featuring a presentation of the numismatic issue in Romanian, English and French.

Each leaflet comes with a certificate of authenticity bearing the signatures of the Governor and the Chief Cashier of the National Bank of Romania.

The mintage of this numismatic issue is 250.

The selling price per silver coin, including the leaflet, is lei 310.00 excluding VAT.

The silver coin dedicated to the centennial anniversary of the Romanian Olympic Committee is legal tender on the territory of Romania.

These collector coins will be put into circulation through the branches of the National Bank of Romania in Bucharest, Cluj‑Napoca, Iaşi and Timişoara.

The official page: http://bnr.ro/page.aspx?prid=8617

Two new silver coins to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Doctors Gheorghe Marinescu and Ioan Cantacuzino

Obverse, the same for both coins, shows a partial depiction of the building of the University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Bucharest, a composition illustrating medical research in Neurology and Microbiology, the face value “10 LEI”, the coat of arms of Romania, the year of issue “2013” and “ROMANIA” inscribed in an arc.

Reverse of the first coin presents the portrait and name of Doctor Gheorghe Marinescu, founding father of the Romanian school of Neurology, and “150 DE ANI DE LA NASTERE” inscribed in an arc..

Reverse of the second coin shows the portrait and name of Doctor Ioan Cantacuzino, founding father of the Romanian school of Microbiology and “150 DE ANI DE LA NASTERE” inscribed in an arc.

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The mint sets, with the silver coins housed in transparent plastic capsules, are accompanied by leaflets featuring a presentation of the numismatic issue in Romanian, English and French.

Each leaflet comes with a certificate of authenticity bearing the signatures of the Governor and the Chief Cashier of the National Bank of Romania.

The mintage of this numismatic issue is 500 sets.

The selling price per set of two silver coins, including the leaflet, is lei 590.00 excluding VAT.

The silver coins dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the birth of Doctor Gheorghe Marinescu and Doctor Ioan Cantacuzino are legal tender in Romania.

The silver coin set will be put into circulation through the branches of the National Bank of Romania in Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Iaşi and Timişoara.

 

10 Lei 2013 - Common Obverse

10 Lei 2013 – Common Obverse

10 Lei 2013 - Gheorghe Marinescu

10 Lei 2013 – Gheorghe Marinescu

10 Lei 2013 - Ioan Cantacuzino

10 Lei 2013 – Ioan Cantacuzino

New Silver Coin dedicated to the Anniversary of 100 Years since the First Congress of Economists in Romania

The National Bank of Romania will put into circulation a new silver coin dedicated to the anniversary of 100 years since the initiation of the first Congress of Economists in Romania.

Coin technical details:

  • Face value: lei 10
  • Metal: silver
  • Fineness: 925‰
  • Shape: round
  • Diameter: 37 mm
  • Weight: 31.103 g
  • Quality: proof
  • Edge: milled

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Obverse: the depiction of the statue of Mercury, the patron god of commerce, on the main façade of the Old Palace of the National Bank of Romania, the coat of arms of Romania, the face value “10 LEI”, the inscription “ROMANIA” in an arc and the year of issue “2013”.

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Reverse: the portraits and names of three renowned economists ranking among the initiators of the Congress of Economists: Ion Răducanu, Virgil N. Madgearu and Ion N. Angelescu, “1913”, the year of the celebrated event, and the inscription “INITIEREA PRIMULUI CONGRES AL ECONOMISTILOR” in an arc.

Estonian Post Will Issue a New Stamp: St Catherine’s of Võru

Estonian Post announced a new stamp issue on July 24th dedicated to St Catherine’s of Võru church.

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St Catherine’s of Võru was built in the years 1788–1792, being a contemporary with the city, and was finished on July 24, 1793. The church has two tower clocks – the smaller one weighing 460 and the bigger one 850 kg. In 2013 it is also the centenary of its organ built by the Kriisa brothers. Services are held inside the church on every Sunday and on at all the major festivities. St Catherine’s of Võru has also been included in the Travellers’ Churches program.

Stamp Technical Details:

Price: 0.45
Date: 24.07.2013
Designer: Riho Luuse
Quantity issued: 50 000
Sheets: 5 X 5
Perforation: 13¾ : 14
Print: ofset
Printing house: AS Vaba Maa

National Bank of Romania issued a gold coin to mark the 175th anniversary of Bogdan Petriceicu Hasdeu

National Bank of Romania will put on sale, starting 15th July, a gold coin dedicated to B. P. Hasdeu, to mark his 175th birth anniversary.

Bogdan Petriceicu Hasdeu (1838-1907) was an important Romanian philologist and writer. He was born in northern Bessarabia (now part of Ukraine), at that time part of the Russian Empire.

100 Lei 2013 - 175th birth anniversary of B.P. Hasdeu

100 Lei 2013 – 175th birth anniversary of B.P. Hasdeu

100 Lei 2013 - 175th birth anniversary of B.P. Hasdeu

100 Lei 2013 – 175th birth anniversary of B.P. Hasdeu

Technical Details:

Mintage Proof: 250
Diameter: 21.00 mm
Weight: 6.4520 g
Material: Gold 0.9000
Mint: Romania – Bucharest
Edge Type: reeded

New 100 Taka Commemorative Banknote Issued by Bangladesh

On July 9th, Bangladesh released into circulation a new 100 taka commemorative banknote, celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Bangladesh National Museum.bangladesh100

Bangladesh National Museum is one of the largest museums in South Asia, having archaeology, classical, decorative and contemporary art, history, natural history, ethnography and world civilization sections. It’s splendid collections range in date from prehistory to the present time and are very rich in stone, metal and wooden sculptures, in gold, silver and copper coins, in stone inscriptions and copperplates and in terracottas and other artifacts of archaeological interest. The Museum is known for its collection of Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin and works of other contemporary artists and also for illustrating the freedom struggle culminating in the liberation of Bangladesh.

Ukraine issues new coin – 100th anniversary of the Kyiv Research Institute of Forensic Expertise

National Bank of Ukraine issued a new bimetallic commemorative coin to mark the 100th anniversary of the Research Institute of Forensic Expertise from Kyiv. It is one of the oldest Ukrainian institutions, being founded in 1913 as the Office for Forensic Science.

5 Hryvnia 2013 - 100 Years of the Kyiv Research Institute of Forensic Expertise

5 Hryvnia 2013 – 100 Years of the Kyiv Research Institute of Forensic Expertise

5 Hryvnia 2013 - 100 Years of the Kyiv Research Institute of Forensic Expertise

5 Hryvnia 2013 – 100 Years of the Kyiv Research Institute of Forensic Expertise

Technical Details:

Mintage Proof: 15,000
Diameter: 28.00 mm
Weight: 9.4 g
Material: Bimetallic – Copper-Nickel (ring) – Nordic Gold (center)
Mint: Ukraine – Kiev
Designer: Volodymyr Taran, Oleksandr Kharuk, Serhii Kharuk

New Commemorative Coins Issued in Ukraine: 1025th Anniversary of Christianization of Kyivan Rus

On July 3rd, the National Bank of Ukraine put into circulation 3 new commemorative coins dedicated to the 1025th Anniversary of Christianization of Kyivan Rus, having the face values of 100, 20 and 5 hryvnia.

 The commemorative coins celebrate the introduction of Christianity as the state religion, which happened in the time of Prince Volodymyr the Great. According to the chronicles, the mass baptism of the Kyivan population took place in 988 at the spot where the Pochaina River fell into the Dnieper River. After this, Christianity became a dominant religion in the Kyivan Rus.

Coins technical details:

100 hryvnia:

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Material: gold (900 fineness)
Quality: proof
Weight: 31.1 g
Diameter: 32.0 mm
Mintage: 1025 pieces

20 hryvnia:

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Material: silver
Quality: special uncirculated
Weight: 62.2 g
Diameter: 50.0 mm
Mintage: 3500 pieces

5 hryvnia:

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Material: German silver
Quality: special uncirculated
Weight: 16.54 g
Diameter: 35.0 mm
Mintage: 30000 pieces

 

 

Latvia issued a coin to celebrate 150th birth anniversary of the composer Jāzeps Vītols

Latvia issued a coin to celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of the composer Jāzeps Vītols (1863-1948).

In 1918 he returned from Russia to the newly independent country of Latvia to create the Latvian National Opera. In 1919 he established the Conservatory of Music.

1 Lats 2013 - 150th birth anniversary of Jāzeps Vītols

1 Lats 2013 – 150th birth anniversary of Jāzeps Vītols

1 Lats 2013 - 150th birth anniversary of Jāzeps Vītols

1 Lats 2013 – 150th birth anniversary of Jāzeps Vītols