The Governor of…Continue
Issuing volume: 1 million coins
Date of issue: September 2013
The Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania had joined the European Union on the 1st May 2004. All the new member states of the EU are obliged to join the eurozone once they meet the strict Maastricht criteria. Before a country is allowed to join the euro it must stay in the ERMII mechanism for at least 2 years. Estonia and Lithuania joined the ERMII…Continue
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In March 2013 the Bank of Slovenia held a public competition to design occasional coins to be issued in 2014, with anonymous entries. By…Continue
The history and fate of the ‘Great Island’ of Crete were always inextricably connected with those of mainland Greece. Strategically situated between Europe, Asia and Africa, Crete fell to a series of conquerors, from the Romans and the Saracens to the Venetians and the Ottomans. Union with the modern Greek state was hard won by the Cretans after
Now it is 100% certain that Latvia will adopt the euro as from 1st January 2014 as Latvia today got the final approval needed to join the euro. In the light of reports from the Commission and the European Central Bank, the European Council on…Continue
A suite of apps for collectors on Mac, iPad and iPhone.
The suite of apps designed for Euro coins fans has been updated and expanded with the release of a version for Mac OS X.
Collectors will now be able to browse and manage their virtual album on an Apple…
The king of Belgium, his majesty Albert II has just announced that he will abdicate his throne on the 21st July 2013. As the standard coins of Belgium feature the king, this will mean that Belgium will issue a new set of standard coins. Belgium already has two series of standard coins (plus an amendment) and thus this will be the third series for Belgium.