May 2012 Blog Posts (9)

No Country ready to Join Euro

The European Central Bank (ECB) has said that none of the eight countries that are supposed to join the euro are ready yet. It said Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Sweden are not yet ready to join the 17 nations that use the euro. The ECB is obliged to report on their progress at least once every two years.

Of the 10…


Added by euroHOBBY on May 31, 2012 at 10:30 — 7 Comments

Euro Coin Collection - with 2 Euro Commemoratives Update 1.3

New album for 2 Euro Commemoratives and new sharing features in the latest update of the app for Euro coins fans.


The app Euro Coin Collection has been updated with the eagerly awaited new section dedicated to 2…


Added by Davide Orlando on May 17, 2012 at 17:34 — 8 Comments

Sweden Support for the Euro is Low

Only one in ten Swedes would today support the adoption of the euro, the eurozone debt crisis is to blame for the negative Swedish view of the euro. A recent opinion poll showed 54% would vote against Sweden joining the eurozone. Only three years ago, the number of people who…


Added by euroHOBBY on May 12, 2012 at 17:18 — 3 Comments

Netherlands Euro Coins 2012 "Orange Lucky 10 Cent Coin Card"

In honour of the…


Added by euroHOBBY on May 8, 2012 at 19:30 — 2 Comments

Happy Europe Day 2012

The euroHOBBY website wishes all the Europeans a Happy Europe Day!


9 May, or Europe Day, is the anniversary of the 'Schuman declaration'. Speaking in Paris in 1950, Robert Schuman (the French foreign minister) proposed a new form of political cooperation for Europe, which would make war between Europe’s nations…


Added by euroHOBBY on May 8, 2012 at 18:44 — 5 Comments

Slovakia Euro Coins 2013 "Saints Cyril & Methodius" €2 Commemorative Coin Design Competition

May next year, Slovakia is planning to issue a 2 euro commemorative coin dedicated to the Advent of the Mission of Constantine and Methodius to the Great Moravia - the 1150th anniversary. The Central Bank of Slovakia just published a design competition for designers to submit their proposals - all the rules can be read …


Added by euroHOBBY on May 6, 2012 at 16:00 — 3 Comments

2012 Ireland Gold Proof €20 - Irish Monastic Art

This €20 Gold Proof coin will be launched on 9th May 2012. This gold coin is one of the smallest in the world and its design is the work of Irish artist Thomas Ryan. It depicts a monk working on The Book of Kells.

The issue limit for this gold proof coin is only 12,000 pieces. The diameter of the coin is 11 mm and the coins…


Added by Marko Porenta on May 4, 2012 at 19:00 — No Comments

Estonia Euro Coins "1c and 2c Coins dated 2012 in Circulation"

This year, Eesti Pank is supplementing the stock of circulation coins by 1- and 2-cent coins. The new coins are released today through banks and trading companies, depending on demand. Eesti Pank has commissioned 25 million coins of each…


Added by euroHOBBY on May 2, 2012 at 19:30 — 11 Comments

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