February 2011 Blog Posts (31)

Easter Competition

The euroHOBBY website is pleased to announce the Easter Competition. The winner of this competition will win the 2010 Vatican…


Added by euroHOBBY on February 27, 2011 at 10:00 — 17 Comments

€2 Malta 2011-2015 - Constitutional History



As it was announced earlier this year, Malta will issue a series of €2 commemorative coins depicting milestones from the Maltese Constitutional History. The first coin will be put in circulation in October of this year with a mintage of only 430,000 coins. The last coin in this series will be released in 2015. The coins will depict the following…


Added by euroHOBBY on February 26, 2011 at 12:44 — 12 Comments

Renegotiation the Monetary Agreement with Monaco


The European Union in collaboration with the European Central Bank is currently renegotiation the monetary agreement with Monaco, similar to what they did with the Vatican last year. With the new agreement Monaco will be forced to put 80% of its coins in circulation at face value.



Updated 31.Mar.2011 

Quoting from the Journal of the…


Added by euroHOBBY on February 25, 2011 at 19:30 — 22 Comments

Malta will mint Standard €2 Dated 2010

October 2011 – Circulation €2 coins dated 2010 will be available for sale in rolls of 25 coins from the Central Bank of Malta

Update - 07.Jun.2011

2 million coins will be minted




Added by euroHOBBY on February 25, 2011 at 18:30 — 16 Comments

Spain 2011 commemorative coin is now Out

The Spanish 2 euro commemorative coin 2011 is now out as you can see from the photos…


Added by putson on February 21, 2011 at 13:30 — 10 Comments

Malta €2 Constitutional History

In October 2011  The Central Bank of Malta will issue the first in a series of €2 Commemorative coins bearing the inscription ‘First Elected Representatives – 1849’. In 1849 the Maltese people had their first experience of limited representation by a process of democratic elections in the administration of their country. In May that year, Great Britain granted Malta a Constitution creating a…


Added by euroHOBBY on February 18, 2011 at 20:01 — 6 Comments

Malta BU Set 2011

September 2011 - The Central Bank of Malta will issue a Euro coin set dated 2011. The set will consist of the eight Maltese euro coins and a €2 commemorative coin. The set will be presented in a distinctive box and will also include a replica coin of the Punic Period.

Planned issue price: 35…


Added by euroHOBBY on February 18, 2011 at 20:00 — 5 Comments

Malta Collectors Coins 2011 - The Phoenicians in Malta

Malta next month willl issue 2 collectors coins one in gold and another one in silver, they will be a replica of each other. The theme of the coins will be the Phoenicians in Malta and make part of the europa star series 2011 (the European Explorers).


SILVER version

Face value: €10

Diameter: 38.61mm

Weight: 28.28 grms

Alloy: 0.925



Added by euroHOBBY on February 18, 2011 at 19:30 — No Comments

Netherlands €2 2011 - Rolls mixed with circulated €2

The Netherlands 2 euro commemorative coins are being mixed with circulated standard 2 euro coins and packed in rolls. This is done for 2 reasons 1) to avoid rolls finishing in collectors' hands and 2) to circulate… Continue

Added by euroHOBBY on February 16, 2011 at 19:56 — 8 Comments

Andorra to issue euro coins as from 2013

It is very likely that Andorra will start to issue its own euro coins as from 2013. Andorra will be forced to put 80% of its euro coins in circulation - the other 20% can be reserved for collectors.



Added by euroHOBBY on February 15, 2011 at 20:14 — 9 Comments

€2 Finland 2011 - 200 Years Bank of Finland



The €2 commemorative coin for Finland 2011 seems that it will be dedicated to the 200th years since the foundation of the bank of Finland. The bank is also holding an exhibition with the title "Three currencies, two centuries, one Bank of Finland".

The Bank of Finland was founded in 1811 specifically to oversee the changing of the currency used in…


Added by euroHOBBY on February 14, 2011 at 21:30 — No Comments

Malta Numismatic Programme 2011 - Update


Euro Collectors Coins

Europa Star Series - European Explorers

Topic: Phonecians Sailors

Face Value : €10 in Silver, €50 in Gold

Issuance Date : March


€2 Commemorative Coin

1st Coin in the…


Added by euroHOBBY on February 14, 2011 at 20:57 — 8 Comments

San Marino €2 CC 2011 - the 500th anniversary of the birth of Giorgio Vasari


Vasari (30 July 1511 – 27 June 1574) was an painter, writer, and architect, famous for his biographies of Italian artists, and he is now considered the ideological founder of art-historical writing.

The central part of the coin shows a detail of the painting by Giorgio Vasari "Giuditta decapita Oloferne" (Giuditta decapitates Oloferne). On the bottom,…


Added by putson on February 14, 2011 at 18:30 — 4 Comments

Slovakia €2 - Best Trade Coin Award

Slovakia became the spotlight in late January at the global competition for the most beautiful coins, when the Slovak euro coins became the first best and most desired circulation coins. Circulation 2 euro coin gained leadership in this category thanks to the theme double cross on three hills, which the designer is academic. sculptures. Ivan Rehak.

Award for the…


Added by Matej on February 13, 2011 at 17:00 — 3 Comments

Erasmum €2 Coin from the Netherlands 2011

images thanks to member Leandros…


Added by euroHOBBY on February 12, 2011 at 23:00 — 8 Comments

Eurostar Programme 2011 - European Explorers

This year the Europa coin programme will be dedicated to European Explorers. Every year, several countries in Europe (in the eurozone or not) participate in this programme and issue collectors' coins related to the themes established by the Eurostar programme.


“European Explorers” was chosen as the theme for 2011. The subject of each coin must have…


Added by euroHOBBY on February 12, 2011 at 22:30 — 5 Comments

Austrian Issuing Programme 2011 from Austrian Mint

Here is the Austrian Issuing Programme 2011




Added by Marko Porenta on February 12, 2011 at 18:00 — 5 Comments

€2 2012 - 10 Years of Euro Cash : Design Selection Process

Next year all the eurozone countries will issue a common €2 commemorative coin to celebrate the 10th year since euro coins and banknotes were introduced. The selection process of the design will be similar to that of the Economic and Monetary union coin issued in 2009. All the citizens of the European Union will be eligible to vote online for the design from a selection. More…


Added by euroHOBBY on February 12, 2011 at 14:00 — 2 Comments

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