The mint of Finland has just revealed the design that will appear on this year €2 commemorative coin, 200 Years of Finland's Bank. From 17 October commemorative coins for different purposes will be made available through Mint of Finland's online outlet store: as well as individually-packaged proof coins, you can buy many units of the coin at a time or as part of a coin…Continue
The micro-state of San Marino last year issued a €2 commemorative coin to commemorate the 500th years since Sandro Botticelli passed away. Usually all the €2 commemorative coins from San Marino are sold directly to collectors and not put in circulation. However, now some members are reporting that they are finding this coin in circulation! If you found one you can write your…Continue
Between 2012 and 2016, the Austrian Mint will issue a series of ten collector coins dedicated to the Austrian states: one for each state (Bundesland) and the last one for Austria as a whole. Young school children are invited to design one side of each coin; the other side, designed by Austrian Mint artists, will feature the cultural heritage of the…
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Next year Slovakia is planning to issue 46,000 official sets containing the Slovakian standard coins dated 2012. The coins will be available in two qualities; Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) or Proof-Like versions. There will be 4 different folders with different themes. All folders will be available in BU version and 2 of them in proof-like as well. These are the folders'…Continue
On the 31st October, Greece will issue its standard coins from 1c up to €2 in proof version. This will be the first proof set from Greece. The set will be presented in a plastic case and only 2,500 sets will be made. The issue price for each set will be…Continue
Slovenia on the 22nd August 2011, issued 2 collector coins to commemorate the World Rowing Championships in Bled, where the world's best rowers will compete. The obverse of the coins will bear an illustration of the wake of a boat and oars, while the reverse will bear the outlines of boats racing across the water's surface.…Continue
On the 12th September 2011, the Dutch Mint will issue a set of collectors coin. The set consists of 2 coins and both coins have the same design but one coin is minted in silver whereas the other one in gold. The coins will commemorate the 50th Year of the World Wide Fund (WWF). These 2 coins are to be available in proof version. The €5 coin will also be…Continue
Finland will issue three more collectors coins in the series of Finland's regions. All the coins carry a face value of €5. After the regions of Varsinais-Suomen, Satakunta, Tavastia, Savonia, Karelia and Uusimaa which were issued earlier this year, the 3 new coins will feature the following regions; Lappi (Lapland), the Pohjanmaa (Ostrobothnia) and…Continue
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Today, San Marino issued a bronze medal in occasion of “The Holy Father Benedict XVI’s Pastoral Visit to San Marino ”.
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Ingo-Michael Edelmann is a designer from Germany and took part in the Euro design competition for the 10 Years of Euro Cash. His design was one of the top 5 finalists and ultimately finished 3rd. Below find an interview with Ingo-Michael.
1) Could you please tell us a bit about yourself and profession?
I'm a skilful…Continue
Estonia this September will issue its first set of standard coins in Proof version. The set will include all the 8 standard coins from the 1c up to €2. The mintage volume will be very low, only 3,500 sets will be made. Once issued they will be put for sale on the Eesti Post website here…Continue
The current market price for the Monaco wedding €2 commemorative coin is €227.93 . The white column shows the average prices per month, the green one shows the maximum price for the corresponding month whereas the blue show the minimum. So far the coin was the most expensive in April with a tag price of €505 and had the lowest price in June when it was sold for…Continue
Estonia next year will issue its first 2 euro commemorative coin to commemorate the 10 Years since euro banknotes and coins started to circulate in back then the 12 nations of the euro area. This coin will be issued in all the current 17 euro area countries. Estonia will mint 2,000,000 of this coin and has no plans to issue a national 2 euro commemorative coin in…Continue
Above find an image of the Brilliant Uncirculated set that Malta will issue in September 2011. All the Maltese standard coins issued so far are dated 2008, thus, from this year it will have coins dated 2011 and in October it will issue standard 2 euro coins…Continue
Above find an image of the Portugal 2011 €2 Commemorative Coin in Proof Version
Today the European Commission confirmed that this year 2 euro commemorative coin from Finland will be dedicated to the 200th Anniversary of the Bank of Finland. It has also confirmed that the design will be adopted from the golden collectors coin which was issued last May and designed by Hannu Veijalainen. Finland will…Continue