Congratulations to Leandros from Belgium - he is the winner of the Halloween Competition which ended today 30th October at 17:00 CET. The top 20 members were saved and then a number from 1 to 20 was drawn using the online software from the website random.org - the number 8 was drawn meaning that Leandros won the prize (San Marino Standard Coins in Proof) as he was in…Continue
The popular group SWAP on the euroHOBBY website has a new rule. So far members were allowed to open as many topics as they wanted. In the past when the activity on this group was not much this was not a problem. However, now due to high activity on this group posters are facing a problem - a newly created post in few hours finish on the second or third page of the discussion forum and since most of the members…Continue
Malta this year issued a set of standard coins dated 2011. This was only the second set since the euro adoption in 2008. All the coins minted in 2008 had the letter F (mint mark) in the 6 o' clock star since they were all minted at the Monnaie de Paris. This year set dated 2011 does not have the letter F since they were minted at a different mint (Dutch Mint). The Maltese EMU…Continue
Some dealers already have the Austrian 10 Years of Euro Cash €2 Commemorative Coin
An image of the actual coin
This is the first image of the Belgian €2 commemorative coin - 10 years of euro banknotes and coins. Belgium, since it has more than 1 official language and since the space where to put the country name is limited, they decided to put the abbreviation BE (for Belgium) instead of the country name in the 3 official languages. Belgium will mint 5,013,000…Continue
Today the Central Bank of Malta informed me that although they do not have a fixed issue date for the rolls of the 2 euro commemorative coin 2011 - it is likely that they will be issued around the 15th November,2011
The Vatican 2 euro commemorative coin 2011 was released on the 18th October - 115,000 coins were…Continue
The year 2011 was a record year for the 2 euro commemorative coins. A record number of countries (16) issued an independent 2 euro commemorative coin. Now that all the designs are known we are inviting you to vote for that design that in your opinion is the best.…
San Marino next year will dedicate its annual 2 euro commemorative coin to the 10 years of euro banknotes and coins - the same theme as the common design which will be released next year by the 17 eurozone countries. It remains unclear if San Marino will feature the common design or else has a design for its own. This is the first time that a country follows the same theme as…Continue
The Finland 2 euro commemorative coin dedicated to the 200 Years of the Finland's Bank will be issued tomorrow (17th October) - as soon as we get images of the actual coin and rolls will post them on the euroHOBBY website.
The Vatican 2 euro commemorative coin dedicated to the 26th World Youth Day will be issued on the 18th October - order forms (for customers only) were sent last week.
Nominal value: 2 Euro
Diameter: 25,75 mm
Legal Weight: 8,50 g
Sculptor: Orietta Rossi
Engraver: Maria Carmela Colaneri…
The above set is now available for sale from the central bank of Estonia official eSHOP, 3500 sets were made and each set is being sold for €98 - each person can order up to 3 sets
find a link to the store…Continue
Next year all the eurozone countries will issue a 2 euro commemorative coin to commemorate the 10 years since euro banknotes and coins were issued in circulation. Germany is the first country to show this coin minted.
Mintage Volume: 30,000,000
An officer at the Central Bank of Malta has confirmed that the bank is still planning to issue the first Maltese national €2 Commemorative as planned in October. The coin will first be sold in a BU set including all the Maltese standard coins dated 2011 - this set should be out in the second half of this month. Few days later (possibly 1 week) the rolls of the €2…Continue
An officer at the Central Bank of Malta has revealed during a conversation with him that the design published few months ago for the 2 euro commemorative coin 2012 - Majority Representation 1887 has been modified. According to the same officer the bank has received lot of complaints about the design by various eurozone countries that a figure in the design is showing a Nazi…Continue
The Central Bank of Malta via an email has confirmed that it has postponed the issue date of the BU set 2011 which was supposed to be out last month. The bank did not commit itself to a new issue date and it remains unclear if this delay will also affect the issuance date of the Malta €2 Commemorative coin which was supposed to be out this…Continue