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This Week in Numismatics - September 29th to October 5th, 2013

This Week in Numismatics - September 29th to October 5th, 2013

Finland - Issuing of two commemorative 5 euros. They are issued in the context of a series dedicated to the Finnish regions and commemorate Savonia and Carelia. In addition, two other commemorative 5 euros will be issued on October 21, 2013. The latters will commemorate the regions of Tavastia and Ostrobothnia. All of these coins will have a mintage of 55,000 in BU and 10,000 in proof.

Germany - Unveiling of a commemorative 10 euros which will be issued in 2014. It will commemorate the 600th anniversary of the Council of Constance. No other details have been made public.

Greece - Issuing of two commemorative 2 euros. The first commemorates the 2400th anniversary of the foundation of the Platonic Academy. The second is dedicated to the centennial of the union of Crete and Greece. Each has a mintage of 742,500 for circulation, 7,500 in BU and 4,000 in proof.

Poland - Announcement of the issuing of two commemorative 2 złote coins. The first will commemorate the European bison and will be issued in the series dedicated to the animals of Europe. 1,000,000 coins will be issued. The second will be dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the creation of the the Polish Association for Persons with Mental Handicaps. 800,000 coins will be issued. The two coins will be issued on October 24, 2014.

Spain - Issuing of two commemorative coins (10 and 100 euros). They both commemorate the millennium of the establishment of the Emirate of Granada. The 10 euro coin is sterling silver and has a mintage of 10,000 while the 100 euros is 99.9% gold and has a mintage of 4,000.

Translation by dptashny

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