King Juan Carlos of Spain has abdicated after almost 40 years on the throne. His son Prince Felipe, who is 45, will succeed him.That means that Spain will mint a new set of standard coins to feature the new king.
The two-euro special coin struck in honour of Tove Jansson (9 August 1914 – 27 June 2001) is designed after the artist's self portrait. Jansson is one of the internationally best known Finnish authors. She is best remembered for her independent and stubborn Moomin characters with their complex and quite inimitable world view.…Continue
Belgium 2014 "100 years since the beginning of World War I"
Coins will be issued on the 25th April. Mintage 1.750.000 (6.000 FDC and 6.000 Proof).
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Slovakia has just issued the 2 euro commemorative coin "10 years of EU membership" just 1 month before the actually anniversary. Slovakia together with 9 countries join the EU on 1st May 2004. Thanks to all the Slovakian members who had sent…Continue
The central image of the coin shows the skyline of Riga and the historic centre of the city that has been included in the list of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. At the top of the image, the inscription ‘EIROPAS KULTURAS GALVASPILSETA’ (European capital of culture) and at the bottom the name of the celebrated city and the year of issuance ‘RIGA — 2014’, and underneath the indication of the issuing country ‘LV’. The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European…Continue
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Congratulations on your Confirmation Day! coin set 2014
The Netherlands has just started minting a new standard coin set featuring the new king - these coins shall appear in circulation soon.