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This Week in Numismatics - April 6th to 12th, 2014

This Week in Numismatics - April 6th to 12th, 2014

Finland - Announcement of issuing two commemorative 2-euro coins in 2014. The first, to be issued in June 2014, will be dedicated to the centenary of the birth of the writer, illustrator and painter Tove Jansson. The second, to be issued issued in August, will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the first coins minted by Suomen Rahapaja, the mint of Finland.

France - Announcement of the issuance of a commemorative 2-euro coin. This will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Normandy and will be issued June 6, 2014, to coincide with the "D-Day". A maximum of three million coins will be issued, with 20,000 in BU and 10,000 in proof.

Poland - Announcement of issuing a commemorative 5 złotych. This will be the first of a new series "About Poland". It specifically commemorate the 25th anniversary of the first free elections. 1.5 million coins will be placed in circulation on May 22. Note that this coin will officially end the "series" of commemorative 2-złote coins which began in 1995. Starting this year, only 5 Zlotych commemorative coins will be issued and they will, unlike the 2-złote coins, be intended for circulation.

Turkey - Issuing of a two one lira coins. They are being issued as part of a series that began in 2009 and is dedicated to the country's wildlife, in this case commemorating the striped hyena and the long-eared hedgehog. Their mintage has not been revealed. Note that this breaks with the issuance rate of two coins per year, since two coins were already issued.

United States - Issue of the next presidential dollar. This coin, the 30th in the series and second issued this year, is dedicated to President Calvin Coolidge, who was in power from 1923 to 1929. The mintage of this coin has not been made public.

Translation by dptashny


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It is nice to see an update at the front page. Makes Numista look active and it is always good to see the news from around the world.

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Really like the Polish commemorative, wonderful to see a new series of circulating bimetallics :love:
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