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Central Bank of Ireland Issued 2 New Collector Coins dedicated to John F. Kennedy

The Central Bank of Ireland launched on June 27th two collector coins to celebrate the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s visit to Ireland.

JFK 2-coin case and coins Combined

A €10 Silver Proof coin and a €20 Gold Proof coin have both been issued. The coins depict an iconic portrait of John F. Kennedy, the first President of the United States represented on an Irish coin. The silver coin is available individually and also in a set together with the gold one.

The Central Bank Director of Financial Operations, Maurice McGuire, said at the coins launch: “It is very appropriate that we launch this coin in New Ross today because it was on this very day fifty years ago that the President made the historic visit to his ancestral home, which has had such a lasting impact on the people of Ireland.”

Both coins were designed by Tom Fitzgerald and have a mintage of 35,000 units (25,000 units of the €10 silver coin and 10,000 units of the €20 gold coin).

 

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

Peru issued a new 1 Sol coin for the 20th Anniversary of IX Serie Iberoamericana

Peru issued on 26th June a new silver coin of 1 Sol commemorating 20th years since IX Serie Iberoamericana.

1 Sol 2013 - Peru - IX Serie Iberoamericana

1 Sol 2013 – Peru – IX Serie Iberoamericana

Technical Details:

Mintage Proof: 14,000
Diameter: 40.00 mm
Weight: 24.9800 g
Material: Silver 0.9250
Mint: Peru – Lima
Price: around 40 USD

If you want to view more details about the coin or add it to your collection or wish list, you can access it in our catalog: http://www.allnumis.com/coin/peru/1-sol-2013-iberoamericana-20th-anniversary-29157

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

Ukraine New Commemorative Coin Dedicated to Maternity

On 18 June, the National Bank of Ukraine put into circulation the commemorative coin “Maternity” of 5 hryvnias.

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The initiative of creating this coin was for promoting maternity in Ukraine and helping the initiatives of improving the health and well being of mothers.

Coin Technical Details:

Material: Ag 925
Quality: proof
Weight: 15.55 g
Diameter: 33.0 mm
Mintage: 10000 pieces.
Coin edge: smooth with incised legends
Designer: Nataliia Fandikova
Engravers: Anatolii Demianenko and Sviatoslav Ivanenko

Doctor Who .. Happy Birthday coin for its 50th anniversary – Niue Island – TARDIS

The Perth Mint released today for Niue Island a proof silver coin of 1oz depicting on it .. the TARDIS (Time and Relative Dimension in Space) which is a time machine and spacecraft used in Doctor Who, a famous British SF series that started in 1963.

Niue Island - 2 Dollars 2013 - Doctor Who - 50th anniversary

Niue Island – 2 Dollars 2013 – Doctor Who – 50th anniversary

Doctor Who - TARDIS

Doctor Who – TARDIS

Technical Details:

Mintage Proof: 10,000
Diameter: 40.60 mm
Thickness: 4.00 mm
Weight: 31.1350 g
Material: Silver 0.9990
Mint: Australia – Perth
Edge Type: reeded

If you want to view more details about the coin or add it to your collection or wish list, you can access it in our catalog: http://www.allnumis.com/coin/niue/2-dollars-2013-doctor-who-50th-anniversary-29058

New Polish silver commemorative coin: Football Clubs – Warta Poznań

The National Bank of Poland will issue a new commemorative silver coin dedicated to the Polish football club Warta Poznań.

Founded in 1912, the club won Polish Football Championship two times (in 1929 and 1947), and currently reside in the Polish First League. The name means the Guard in Polish and it’s also the name of river Warta on which the city Poznań is located.

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Technical Details:

Alloy: Ag 925
Finish: proof
Diameter: 24,00
Weight: 7,07 g
Mintage: up to 40,000

You like Hedgehogs? Kazakhstan issued a coin in their Red Book series – 50 Tenge

Every year starting 2006 Kazakhstan issues a new coin the their Red Book of Kazakhstan series. This year they chose the hedgehog.

Did you know that there are seventeen species of hedgehog in the world? Usually they are a do-good animal but in some countries they are an invasive species (New Zealand, Scotland’s islands).

50 Tenge 2013 - Red Book - Hedgehog

50 Tenge 2013 – Red Book – Hedgehog

The coin is made out of a nickel-silver alloy, has a diameter of 31 mm, a weight of 11.17 grams and a mintage of 100,000 units.

Belgium issued 2 Euro coins in the European authors series: Hugo Claus

Belgium issued 2 Euro coins in the European Silver program that focuses on the European authors. The coins are dedicated to the Flemish writer Hugo Claus (1929-2008).

Belgium - 10 Euro 2013 - Hugo Claus

Belgium – 10 Euro 2013 – Hugo Claus

Technical Details:

Mintage: 10,000
Diameter: 33.00 mm
Weight: 18.7500 g
Material: Silver 0.9250
Mint: Belgium – Bruxelles (Royal Belgian Mint)
Belgium - 50 Euro 2013 - Hugo Claus

Belgium – 50 Euro 2013 – Hugo Claus

Technical Details:

Mintage: 1,000
Diameter: 21.00 mm
Weight: 6.2200 g
Material: Gold 0.999
Mint: Belgium – Bruxelles (Royal Belgian Mint)

 

News reported by Bart Perdieus.


If you want to view more details about the coin or add it to your collection or wish list, access it in our catalog here: http://www.allnumis.com/coin/belgium/10-euro-2013-hugo-claus-28385 and http://www.allnumis.com/coin/belgium/50-euro-2013-hugo-claus-28386

Two new Netherlands Euro coins depicting Rietveld Schröder House

The Royal Dutch Mint issued two new Euro coins featuring the Rietveld Schröder House. The house is in the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites since 2000 being an icon of the Modern Movement in architecture.

5 Euro 2013 - Rietveld Schröder House

5 Euro 2013 – Rietveld Schröder House

Technical Details:

Mintage Proof : 12,500
Diameter : 33.00 mm
Weight : 15.5000 g
Material : Silver 0.9250

If you want to view more details about the coin or add it to your collection or wish list, access it in our catalog here: http://www.allnumis.com/coin/germany/5-euro-2013-rietveld-schroder-house-28957

 

10 Euro 2013 - Rietveld Schröder House

10 Euro 2013 – Rietveld Schröder House

Technical Details:

Mintage Proof : 2,000
Diameter : 22.50 mm
Weight : 6.7200 g
Material : Gold 0.9000

If you want to view more details about the coin or add it to your collection or wish list, access it in our catalog here: http://www.allnumis.com/coin/germany/10-euro-2013-rietveld-schroder-house-28956