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May, 2021

  • 14 May

    British Indian Ocean Territory 50 pence 2021 – Emperor Angelfish

    New low-mintage commemorative:"Third coin of the 'Sea Creatures' collection: Emperor Angelfish"TECHNICAL DATAComposition: copper-nickelDiameter: 27.30 mmWeight: 8.00 gMint: The Pobjoy MintMintage: 2.750The coin is also available in proof sterling silver coloured version.LINK: The Pobjoy MintOriginal Article

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  • 14 May

    Gibraltar 50 pence 2020 – COVID-19

    New commemorative type:"Covid-19"TECHNICAL DATAComposition: copper-nickelDiameter: 27.30 mmWeight: 8.00 g(image from www.gibraltar-stamps.com)LINK: Gibraltar StampsOriginal Article

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  • 13 May

    Jersey 50 pence 2021 – 100 years of the Royal British Legion

    New commemoratives in CuNi:"100 years of the Royal British Legion"To celebrate this anniversary, this pair of 50p coins have been issued by Jersey in support of the Royal British Legion.One coin features the instantly recognisable RBL poppy we see today and the Heritage Poppy 50p features a design based on …

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  • 12 May

    Guernsey 10 pence 2021 – Woodland Mammals

    Six new commemoratives:"First set from the Great British Isles Wildlife series: Woodland Mammals"This inaugural 10p set comprises six woodland animals, the Hedgehog, the Red Squirrel, the Badger, the Fox, the Hare and the Fallow Deer.TECHNICAL DATAComposition: nickel-plated steelDiameter: 24.50 mmWeight: 6.50 gDesign: Mike Langman and Ian Rank Broadley(image and data …

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  • 12 May

    Guernsey 10 pence 2021 – Coastal Wildlife

    Six new commemoratives:"Second set from the Great British Isles Wildlife series: Coastal Wildlife"This 10p set comprises six lovely coastal animals, the Common Dolphin, the Herring Gull, the Gannet, the Puffin, the Common Seal and the Guillemot.TECHNICAL DATAComposition: nickel-plated steelDiameter: 24.50 mmWeight: 6.50 gDesign: Mike Langman and Ian Rank Broadley(images taken …

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  • 12 May

    Transnistria 25 rubles 2021 – 35 years since the tragedy at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant

    New commemorative:"35 years since the tragedy at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant"TECHNICAL DATAComposition: nickel plated steelDiameter: 28.65 mmWeight: 9.45 g(image from eBay seller liboi-78)LINK: Pridnestrovian Republican BankOriginal Article

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  • 12 May

    South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands 50 pence 2021 – Florence Nightingale Angel Wings

    New low-mintage commemorative:"Florence Nightingale Angel Wings"TECHNICAL DATAComposition: copper-nickelDiameter: 27.30 mmWeight: 8.00 gMint: The Pobjoy MintMintage: 2.750The coin is also available in proof sterling silver version.LINK: The Pobjoy MintOriginal Article

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  • 11 May

    Portugal 2 euro 2021 – Portuguese Participation in the Tokyo Olympic Games

    New bimetallic circulating commemorative:"Portuguese Participation in the Tokyo Olympic Games"TECHNICAL DATAExternal ring: copper-nickelCenter disc: nickel-brass, nickel and nickel-brass three layersDiameter: 25.75 mmWeight: 8.50 gThickness: 2.20 mmMint: Imprensa Nacional-Casa da Moeda (Portugal)Mintage: 500.000Artist: Luc Luycx and Francisco ProvidênciaLINK: Imprensa Nacional-Casa da MoedaOriginal Article

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  • 11 May

    Slovenia 3 euro 2021 – 300th anniversary of Škofja Loka passion play

    New bimetallic commemorative:"300th anniversary of Škofja Loka passion play"TECHNICAL DATAExternal ring: copper-nickel-zincCenter disc: copper-nickelDiameter: 32.00 mmWeight: 15.00 gMintage: 40,000Issue date: 12/05/2021(news and image by Jacek Stącel)LINK: Banka SlovenijeOriginal Article

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  • 11 May

    United Kingdom 50 pence 2021 – John Logie Baird

    New commemoratives in CuNi, silver and gold:"From the Innovation in Science series: John Logie Baird"TECHNICAL DATAComposition: copper-nickelDiameter: 27.30 mmWeight: 8.00 gMint: The Royal MintDesign: Osborne Ross and Jody ClarkA silver proof edition (5.010 pieces) and a gold proof one (405 pieces) have been minted too.(images taken from www.royalmint.com)LINK: The Royal …

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