EuroHOBBY's Blog – August 2011 Archive (19)

Finland's €2 Commemorative Coin 2011 Design Revealed

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…

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Added by euroHOBBY on August 31, 2011 at 18:00 — 14 Comments

San Marino €2 Botticelli coins in Circulation

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…

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Added by euroHOBBY on August 28, 2011 at 21:04 — 44 Comments

Austria 2012-2016 States €10 Collection



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…

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Added by euroHOBBY on August 27, 2011 at 19:30 — No Comments

Slovakia Standard Coins Folders in 2012

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'…

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Added by euroHOBBY on August 26, 2011 at 19:30 — 1 Comment

Greece to Issue its first Proof Set

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…

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Added by euroHOBBY on August 26, 2011 at 19:00 — 5 Comments

Collectors Coins - World Rowing Championships in Bled, Slovenia

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…

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Added by euroHOBBY on August 23, 2011 at 19:57 — 3 Comments

Netherlands Collectors Coins - 50 Years of World Wide Fund

 

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…

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Added by euroHOBBY on August 20, 2011 at 17:00 — 9 Comments

Finland's Regions - Three more €5 Collectors Coins

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…

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Added by euroHOBBY on August 19, 2011 at 11:00 — 5 Comments

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Added by euroHOBBY on August 18, 2011 at 23:00 — No Comments

San Marino Bronze Medal - Pope's Visit

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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Added by euroHOBBY on August 18, 2011 at 12:00 — No Comments

Interview with Ingo-Michael Edelmann - 10 Years Euro Cash Design Competition

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…

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Added by euroHOBBY on August 18, 2011 at 11:04 — 1 Comment

Portugal €2 Commemorative Coin 2011

 

The €2 Commemorative Coin that Portugal will issue this year will be out on the 8th of September,…

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Added by euroHOBBY on August 18, 2011 at 10:48 — 6 Comments

Estonian Standard Coins 2011 in Proof Version

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…

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Added by euroHOBBY on August 18, 2011 at 10:35 — 2 Comments

Monaco Wedding €2 Coin - Current Market Price

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…

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Added by euroHOBBY on August 13, 2011 at 8:57 — 3 Comments

Estonia €2 2012 - 10 Years of Euro Cash

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…

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Added by euroHOBBY on August 8, 2011 at 19:30 — 15 Comments

Malta Brilliant Uncirculated Set 2011

Above find an image of the Brilliant Uncirculated set that Malta will issue in September 2011. All the Maltese standard coins issued so…

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Added by euroHOBBY on August 5, 2011 at 22:00 — 8 Comments

Portugal 2011 €2 Commemorative Coin in Proof Version

 

 

 

Above find an image of the Portugal 2011 €2 Commemorative Coin in Proof Version

 

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Added by euroHOBBY on August 4, 2011 at 20:25 — 10 Comments

Finland €2 200th Anniversary of Finland's Bank - Officially Confirmed

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…

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Added by euroHOBBY on August 1, 2011 at 22:00 — 15 Comments

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