On the 10th September the Vatican will issue the first coin featuring Pope Francis. On 13 March 2013 at 19:06 white smoke rose from the chimney placed atop the Sistine Chapel where the Cardinal electors were meeting. Cardinal Tauran announced in Latin "Habemus Papam" and a short while later the 266th Successor of Peter,…Continue
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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…Continue
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In March 2013 the Bank of Slovenia…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…Continue
Now it is 100% certain that Latvia will adopt the euro as from 1st January…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.
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…Continue