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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

National Bank of Romania issued a coin for the rugby fans: 100 years since the first official rugby match in Romania

National Bank of Romania will issue Monday, 5th August 2013, a silver coin marking 100 years since the first official rugby match in Romania.

10 Lei 2013 - 100 years since the first official rugby match in Romania

10 Lei 2013 – 100 years since the first official rugby match in Romania

10 Lei 2013 - 100 years since the first official rugby match in Romania

10 Lei 2013 – 100 years since the first official rugby match in Romania

The coin mintage is only 500 and the cost is around 100 USD.

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