EuroHOBBY's Blog – June 2012 Archive (18)

Monaco Euro Coins 2012 "500th anniversary of the foundation of Monaco's Sovereignty" €2 Commemorative Coin Just Out

Monaco has just issued the 2 euro commemorative coin "500th anniversary since the Foundation of Monaco Sovereignty" - for now only the proof coin is out and 10,000 were made. Later on this year the UNC will be issued with a mintage volume of…

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Added by euroHOBBY on June 29, 2012 at 21:00 — 8 Comments

Amended Rules for Euro Coins Intended for Circulation

Today in the official Journal of the European Union, the council of the European Union published a set of rules for euro coins intended for the circulation, namely standard coins and 2 euro commemorative coins. Basically, in these rules there is nothing new apart from;

 

1) "The national side of circulation coins shall bear a circle of 12 stars…

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Added by euroHOBBY on June 29, 2012 at 13:30 — 10 Comments

Portugal Euro Coins 2013 "250th Anniversary of the Clerigos Tower" €2 Commemorative Coin

According to the Forum MuntHunter next year's €2 commemorative coin from Portugal will be dedicated to the 250 years since the Clerigos Tower was built. This tower was the tallest structure in Portugal when completed in 1763 and as the main feature of the city's skyline, ships used it as a guide when coming into Cais da Ribeira. It's a remarkable baroque landmark designed by…

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Added by euroHOBBY on June 27, 2012 at 18:30 — 4 Comments

France Euro Coins 2012 "€10 Euros of the Regions" Collectors Coins

Today, France issued the annual series of collector coins "Euros of the Regions". Each region of France will issue a €10 coin dedicated to a common theme, this year being "Great Regional Figures". Each coin features a character with a key element of his action or symbol. All in all 27 coins will be issued, one coin for each region of France. Mintage volumes vary…

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Added by euroHOBBY on June 25, 2012 at 19:30 — 2 Comments

San Marino Euro Coins 2012 "Ten Years Euro Cash" €2 Commemorative Coin Just Out

The San Marino €2 commemorative coin "10 Years of Euro Cash" was out today. You can buy this coin directly from the AASFN, they are taking orders but you have to hurry up - check…

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Added by euroHOBBY on June 19, 2012 at 17:30 — 30 Comments

Malta Euro Coins "BU Set dated 2012"





Replica Coin from the Roman Period

 

 

 

The Central Bank of Malta towards the end of June, beginning of July will issue the annual BU set…

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Added by euroHOBBY on June 18, 2012 at 21:00 — 19 Comments

Slovenia Euro Coins "Annual Folders 2012"

Today, 18th June 2012, Slovenia issued its annual BU set. Each set contains the following coins;

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Added by euroHOBBY on June 18, 2012 at 9:00 — 2 Comments

Slovenia Euro Coins 2012 "100th Anniversary of the First Olympic Medal" Collectors Coins

The Bank of Slovenia has prepared a special collectors coin to mark the 100th Anniversary since the winning of the first Olympic Medal. The coin will be issued in three versions as shown below. All of them will be out on the 18th June,…
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Added by euroHOBBY on June 16, 2012 at 17:30 — 3 Comments

Finland Euro Coins 2012 "Helene Schjerfbeck 150 Years" €2 Commemorative Coin

The Central Bank of Finland, in October, will issue a €2 commemorative coin to celebrate the 150th anniversary since the birth of Helene Schjerfbeck, a Finnish painter. She is most widely known for her realist works and self-portraits, and less well known for her landscapes and still lives.…

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Added by euroHOBBY on June 15, 2012 at 17:00 — 18 Comments

Monaco Euro Coins 2012 "500th anniversary of the foundation of Monaco's Sovereignty" €2 Commemorative Coin

The The inner part of the coin shows a portrait of LUCIEN 1er Grimaldi in profile facing to the left. The words “SOUVERAINETE DE MONACO” appear above the portrait in an arc along the upper edge of the inner part of the coin, flanked by the years "1512" and "2012". Two ornamental details are…

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Added by euroHOBBY on June 14, 2012 at 19:00 — 33 Comments

Greece Euro Coins "BU Folders Dated 2012" Standard Coins

Following the Press Release (12.03.2012) of the Deputy Minister of Finance regarding the Hellenic Numismatic Program 2012, the General Accounting Office (G.A.O.) is pleased to announce that authorises the Bank of Greece to dispense to the public Blister Sets…

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Added by euroHOBBY on June 14, 2012 at 11:00 — 3 Comments

Slovenia Euro Coins 2013 "300th Anniversary of the Great Tolmin Peasant Uprising" Collectors Coins

In February 2012 the Bank of Slovenia held a public competition to design commemorative coins to be issued in 2013, with anonymous entries. By…

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Added by euroHOBBY on June 11, 2012 at 19:00 — 10 Comments

Slovenia Euro Coins 2013 "800 Years since the Discovery of Postojna's Cave" €2 Commemorative Coin

In February 2012 the Bank of Slovenia held a public competition to design €2 commemorative coin to be issued in 2013, with anonymous entries. By the competition closing date of 17 March 2012, it had received 52 designs for the commemorative coin - 800th anniversary of the first visit to the Postojna cave.…
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Added by euroHOBBY on June 11, 2012 at 17:30 — 22 Comments

Malta Euro Coins 2012 "Majority Representation Coin in BU Set with Mint Mark"

According to some sellers on ebay, the €2 commemorative coin from Malta that will be presented in the BU set 2012 will be a special one with respect to the same coin that will be issued in rolls. According to these sellers, the coin in the BU set will have a mint mark from the Dutch Mint as shown on the image above whereas those in roll will not have this mint mark.…

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Added by euroHOBBY on June 8, 2012 at 20:30 — 11 Comments

New Mint Master Mark for Royal Belgian Mint

January 1, 2009, Serge Lesens was appointed as the head of the Belgian Royal Mint and thus all the coins minted since then were showing a feather as a mint master mark. Now, Mr. Lesens reached the retirement age and left the mint on June 1, 2012 after more than 36 years of service and till the mint finds a new director, Bernard Gillard, will be the new acting head.…

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Added by euroHOBBY on June 2, 2012 at 17:30 — 1 Comment

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