The coins distributor bank of Slovenia today just re-confirmed that the Slovenia 2 euro commemorative coin 2011 will be issued next Monday - March 21st.
According to the forum numisforum.eu Estonia had minted the following volumes;
2 Euro .....,... 1 Euro ........ 50 Cent ....... 20 Cent ...... 10 Cent ....... 5 Cent ........ 2 Cent ......... 1 Cent…
Slovenia next year like in the previous years will issue a 2 euro commemorative coin and collectors coins (€3, €30 and €100). Next year all the eurozone countries will issue a common 2 euro commemorative coin and it is custom for Slovenia that when a common 2 euro is issued they don't issue another independent one. This will be the same next year -…Continue
Cyprus so far has issued 2 BU sets. The first one dated 2008 and was issued for the euro changeover and the last one in 2009- both sets were minted by the mint of Finland. No coins were issued in 2010. Yesterday, the website numisforum.eu reported that Cyprus this year will issue 2 BU sets one dated 2010 and the other one 2011 - both to be minted by the Hellenic…Continue
Finland in the past years based its 2 euro commemorative design from a collectors coin design with the same theme. This year Finland will dedicate its 2 euro coin to the 200 anniversary since the foundation of the bank of Finland. The coin competition for the…Continue
Four million two-Euro coins have been produced bearing an image created by a Northumbria University student.
Dylan Shields, a final year BA (Hons) Fine Arts student, won a European-wide competition to design an official commemorative two-Euro coin after visiting Holland as part of an Erasmus exchange.
The 27-year-old, who…Continue
The inner part of the coin shows, at the centre, three Italian flags in the wind, representing the three past 50th
anniversaires - 1911, 1961 and 2011 - which illustrate a perfect link between generations: this is the logo of the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy.
Iceland has been hit heavily by the economic crisis. To prevent similar scenarios in the future the Icelandic parliament decided to apply to join the European Union and thus adopting the euro. Iceland is currently negotiating with the Union - when the negotiations are over, it…Continue
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The year 2011 is set to be record year for the issuance of independent €2 commemorative coins. All but 4 of the eurozone countries will issue a 2 euro coin. Only Ireland, Austria, Cyprus and Estonia won't issue one. Like every year San Marino and Vatican will issue a coin and there are rumors that Monaco will issue its second 2 euro commemorative coin this…Continue
Denmark is considering holding a referendum about joining the euro and this may as soon as this June. Denmark together with the United Kingdom are the only 2 countries in the European Union that have an opt out from joining the euro. Denmark held a referendum in 2000 about the same topic however it was rejected. If this time the people of Denmark vote yes, Denmark can start using the euro from 2013 - Denmark…Continue
the organization of World Games SPECIAL OLYMPICS – ATHENS 2011
The center of the coin shows the emblem of the Games, a radiant sun the source of life that underlines the excellence and power of the athlete that takes part in the Games. Excellence is depicted in the olive branch and power in the spiral form in the center of the sun. Around…Continue