Netherlands Euro Coins - Euronews is reporting that Dutch Queen Beatrix will address the nation on Monday evening prompting the Dutch media to report that she would abdicate in favour of her son, Prince Willem-Alexander. If this happens that would mean that the Netherlands will change the designs of the standard coins, thus,…Continue
Italy Euro Coins - In 2001, just before euro cash was introduced, a numismatic shop in Italy that had starter-kits containing Italian euro coins had noticed that some of the 1 cent in the kits had the design…Continue
Portugal Euro Coins - Portugal will issue a coin under the Europa star programme, this year theme is European Writers. The coins in the programme have a common theme and all have the Europa star on them. Portugal decided to depict Jose Saramago, a Portuguese writer.
100 000 coins in copper…
Italy Euro Coins - According to the Forum Munthunter.nl, Italy this year will issue two editions of the 2 euro commemorative coins, the first coin will be dedicated to the "700 Years since the Birth of Giovanni Boccaccio" as was announced earlier. This coin was also confirmed in the catalog issued for the World Money…Continue
Portugal Euro Coins - Portugal has just published the design that will appear on the 2 euro commemorative coin that will be issued in June. Portugal will mint only 525,000 coins
500 000 brass / copper nickel coins withregular finishing
15 000 brass / copper nickel – BU coins
10 000 brass / copper nickel – Proof…Continue
Netherlands Euro Coins - The Dutch mint just announced that the coming Monday they will announce the Numismatic Programme for 2013. The mint has posted a preview image of the programme and it is already looking evident that there will be a 2 euro. Stay tuned!
25 January 2013 - The Dutch mint just confirmed…Continue
Spain Euro Coins - Now it is a custom for Spain to issue a BU folder for the World Money Fair and this year is not exception. Spain will issue a folder with all the standard coins dated 2013 and the 2 euro commemorative coin 2013 that will be officially out next month; 2500 copies of these folders were…Continue
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France Euro Coins - France and Germany right now are in celebration mood as the Pact…Continue
France Euro Coins - La Monnaie de Paris just published on its website two BU folders dedicated to the World Money Fair and both folders contain the 2 euro commemorative coin "Treaty of Elysee". There will be only 500 copies of…Continue
Design Selection Process
Euro coins issued by Lithuania will bear the symbol of the Lithuanian national emblem Vytis, as was the wish of the majority of the Lithuanian population. This wish was discovered through a public opinion survey made by the Bank of Lithuania, which,…Continue
Design Selection Process
The folk maiden will be depicted on the national side of the Latvian one-euro and two-euro coins, whereas the 50-, 20- and 10-euro cent coins will feature the great coat of arms of Latvia and the 5-, 2- and 1-euro-cent coins the small coat of arms of Latvia. The design models are approved by the Euro Coins Subcommittee of the Economic and Financial Council (ECOFIN).
The design of the reverse…Continue
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Euro Adoption Timelines
On 1 May 2004, Malta together with 9 other European countries joined the European Union. One year later, on 2 May 2005, Malta joined the Exchange Rate Mechanism II (ERMII) which…Continue
Design Selection Process
On the 15th December 2004, the Governor of Eesti Pank, Vahur Kraft, disclosed the winner of the competition for the design of the national side of Estonian euro coins. The winning design was by Lembit Lõhmus who received 12,482 votes from a total of 45,453 votes. The design…Continue
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Andorra Euro Coins - Mr Jordi Puigdemasa, the General Manager in charge of the Servei d'Emissions said that the Monetary agreement between the European Union and Andorra will be fully implemented this year, however, it still unclear when the coins will be launched. He also said that they will be launching a website about the Andorra euro…Continue
Finland Euro Coins -On the 18th January 2013, Finland will issue a BU folder containing all the standard coins from Finland dated 2013. The folder is dedicated to the Tankar Lighthouse which was first lit in 1889.
Slovakia Euro Coins - Slovakia will issue a BU folders dedicated to Kosice which this year is one of the European Cities of Culture. The folder contains all the Slovakian standard coins and they are…Continue
France Euro Coins - France has issued the annual BU set dated 2013, it contains all the French standard coins from this year. Monnaie de Paris is selling each folder for €34.99 and made 25,000 of these sets. Seems that…Continue
Germany Euro Coins - Germany this year will issue two €2 commemorative coins and seven collectors' coins. Five coins will be minted in silver with a denomination of €10 each. The two other coins will be minted in gold, one with a denomination of 20 euro and the other one 100 euro. In the table above you can see images of these coins and their issuance…Continue
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