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Andorra is planning to issue its first 2 Euro Commemorative Coin this October-November. The coin will commemorate the "30 years since the end of Radio Andorra". The maximum mintage limit will be 500,000.
Jordi Bellpuig - Andorran Coin…Continue
The Central Bank of Malta has issued a new euro coin set dated 2014, incorporating the eight Maltese euro coins, designed by Noel Galea Bason. The set also includes a €2 commemorative coin, commemorating the 1964 Independence Constitution which was adopted in…
The European Commission has today released its 2014 Convergence Report, which assesses Lithuania's readiness to join the single currency. It gives a thumbs up for Lithuania and now it is almost sure that on…Continue
King Juan Carlos of Spain has abdicated after almost 40 years on the throne. His son Prince Felipe, who is 45, will succeed him.That means that Spain will mint a new set of standard coins to feature the new king.
Every eurozone country has 8 standard coins ranging from 1 cent up to 2 euros. Each country has it own set of euro coins which could be used in any eurozone country. Every coin has a national face that differs from one country to another and a common face, as the name implies it is common to all the eurozone countries. This group contains all the news about the standard coins.
Commemorative coins are special €2 coins that have the same specifications as the standard €2, however, they commemorate a special event or a historic personality. Each member state is allowed to issue one commemorative coin per year though when a commemorative is issued by all the member states, each state is allowed to mint a second one. This group contains all the news about the €2 Commemorative Coins.
Collectors' coins also commemorate special events and personality, however, unlike the commemorative coins they are made up of precious metal, usually gold or silver, their face value is much higher then that of the standard coins and while the standard coins and commemorative coins are legal tender in all the eurozone, the collectors' coins can only be used in the country that issue them. This group contains news about the Collectors Coins.