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This Week in Numismatics - July 21st to 27th, 2013

This Week in Numismatics - July 21st to 27th, 2013

Finland - Unveiling of two commemorative 2-euro coins for the year 2013. The first commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Parliament of 1963. It will be issued in September (mintage 1,000,000). The second one commemorates the 125th anniversary of the birth of Nobel Prize-winning author Frans Eemil Sillanpää and will be issued in November (mintage 1.5 million).

Germany - Unveiling of graphics for a 10-euro commemorative coin. It will be issued next year as part of a series started in 2012 dedicated to the Brothers Grimm and more specifically commemorates one of their most famous stories: "Hansel and Gretel". Like all German 10 euro commemorative coins, it will exist in two versions: a cupronickel one and a 62.5% silver one. No drawings or specific date of issue have been disclosed.

Peru - Minting of three commemorative 1 nuevo sol coins. They constitute in themselves a small series dedicated to the country's natural resources and specifically commemorate quinoa, anchovies and cocoa. Each coin has a mintage of 10,000,000.

San Marino - Unveiling of graphics for a 2-euro commemorative coin of 2013. It will be dedicated to the 500th anniversary of the death of Italian painter Pinturicchio. 115,000 coins will be issued on September 13th.

Translation by dptashny


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