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This Week in Numismatics - October 20th to 26th, 2013

This Week in Numismatics - October 20th to 26th, 2013

Aruba - Issuing of a commemorative 5 florins coin. It is dedicated to the enthronement of the king of the Netherlands Willem-Alexander which happened on April 30, 2013. Its graphics is very similar to the commemorative 2-euro coin dedicated to the same event. Note that it ports a colorful flag of Aruba. Its mintage has not been revealed.

Presidential Dollar dedicated to Woodrow Wilson

Bulgaria - The two leva banknote will likely be replaced by a coin. No information about the future coin has been released.

France - Issuing of three commemorative coins (10, 50 and 100 euros). They all commemorate the new Asterix album, Asterix and the Picts. The €10 is 90% silver and has a mintage of 10,000, the €50 is 92% gold and has a mintage of 1,000. Finally, the €100 (also 92% gold) has a mintage of 500.

Gibraltar - Issuing of a commemorative 3 pound coin. It is dedicated to the tercentenary of the signing of the Treaty of Utrecht. Its mintage has not been made ​​public.

Portugal - Issuing of a commemorative two and a half euro coin. It commemorates the centenary of the birth of the actor João Villaret. It exists in two versions: cupronickel , (mintage of 100,000 copies) and sterling silver (mintage of 2,500 copies). In addition, the INCM announced that it will issue two commemorative 2-euro coins in 2014. The first will commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Carnation Revolution and a second will be dedicated to the International Year of Family Farming .

Turkey - Issuing of a commemorative 50 lira coin. It commemorates the 80th anniversary of Turkish Airlines. Its mintage is unknown (help needed)

Ukraine - Issuing of two commemorative coins: 2 and 5 hryven. This 2 hryvni has a mintage of 20,000 and commemorates the 150th anniversary of the National Philharmonic of Ukraine. The 5 hryven commemorates the 70th anniversary of the liberation city of Melitopol from hands of the Nazis. Its mintage is unknown (help needed).

United Kingdom - Issuing of a commemorative 50 pence coin. It commemorates the centenary of the birth of composer Benjamin Britten. Its mintage has not been revealed.

United States - Issuing of a Presidential Dollar. This piece is dedicated to the U.S. President Woodrow Wilson, who was the head of the country during the First World War. The mintage of this piece has not been revealed.

Vatican - Issuing of the second and final commemorative €2 coin of the year 2013. This coin is dedicated to World Youth Day that took place earlier this year in Rio de Janeiro. 115,000 coins were issued.

Translation by dptashny

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pika
Joined: 5-Jun-2013
Posts: 32
> Ukraine - Issuing of two commemorative coins: 2 and 5 hryven.
> ...
> The 5 hryven commemorates the 70th anniversary of the liberation city
> of Melitopol from hands of the Nazis. Its mintage is unknown (help needed).

"Breakthrough of the German Defensive Line Wotan by the Soviet Army and Liberation of Melitopol"
http://www.bank.gov.ua/control/en/currentmoney/cmcoin/details?coin_id=603
Mintage: 30000
eLTuRCo
Joined: 19-Jul-2010
Posts: 17
80.Years of Turkish Airlines - 3000 Pieces
eLTuRCo
Joined: 19-Jul-2010
Posts: 17
Also there re 12 more coins issued after that coin.!

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