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Australia issued a 1 Dollar coin for the ANZAC centenary – The Spirit Lives

The Royal Australian Mint issued a new 1 Dollar coin to commemorate the centenary of ANZAC. The Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) was a WW I army corps that operated during the Battle of Gallopoli. It was led by General William Birdwood.

1 Dollar 2014 - Centenary of ANZAC - Reverse

1 Dollar 2014 – Centenary of ANZAC – Reverse

1 Dollar 2014 - Centenary of ANZAC - Obverse

1 Dollar 2014 – Centenary of ANZAC – Obverse

More information on the official press release: http://www.ramint.gov.au/media/press-releases/2014/20140213.cfm

Romania issued a set of 3 coins to commemorate 140 years since the establishment of military communications

National Bank of Romania will put to sale, starting 1st July, a set of three coins to celebrate 140th anniversary of military communications. The coins have the following nominal values:

1 Leu – Tombac
5 Lei – Silver
100 Lei – Gold

1 Leu, 5 Lei and 10 Lei - 140 years since the establishment of military communications

1 Leu, 5 Lei and 10 Lei – 140 years since the establishment of military communications

Technical Details:

1 Leu: 
Diameter: 37.00 mm
Weight: 23.5000 g
Material: Copper Plated Tombac
Mint: Romania – Bucharest
Edge Type: reeded
5 Lei: 
Diameter: 30.00 mm
Weight: 15.5500 g
Material: Silver 0.9250
Mint: Romania – Bucharest
Edge Type: reeded
10 Lei: 
Diameter: 21.00 mm
Weight: 6.4520 g
Material: Gold 0.999
Mint: Romania – Bucharest

Romania issued a silver coin to mark the 150th anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone of the Gun Factory at the Army Arsenal

National Bank of Romania will issue on 25th June 2013 a 10 Lei silver coin marking the 150th anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone of the Gun Factory at the Army Arsenal.

Romania - 10 Lei 2013 - 150th anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone of the Gun Factory at the Army Arsenal

Romania – 10 Lei 2013 – 150th anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone of the Gun Factory at the Army Arsenal

Romania - 10 Lei 2013 - 150th anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone of the Gun Factory at the Army Arsenal

Romania – 10 Lei 2013 – 150th anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone of the Gun Factory at the Army Arsenal

Coin Technical Details:

Mintage Proof: 500
Diameter: 37.00 mm
Weight: 31.1030 g
Material: Silver 0.9990
Mint: Romania – Bucharest
Edge Type: reeded