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2020 CYPRUS €5 coin “Leda and the swan”

2020 CYPRUS €5 coin “Leda and the swan”

This coin depicts Leda and the swan, an outstanding mosaic dating to the 2nd century A.D., which decorated the floor of a Roman house found at Palaipafos.

Specifically, the coin depicts the moment when Leda, the beautiful sythical queen of Sparta, had a first encounter with god Zeus who had transformed himself into a swan in order to approach her.

The mosaic is exhibited at the Museum of Kouklia in Pafos district. The coin has been designed by George Stamatopoulos and was minted by the Greek Mint.

 

George Stamatopoulos, greek coin designer and artist

 

The issue is limited to 2.000...

2020 Malta  silver Beethoven coin

2020 Malta silver Beethoven coin

On 12 November 2020, the Malta Coin Centre of the Central Bank of Malta will launch a numismatic coin issue in silver marking the...

Royal Australian Mint honores firefighters with a AUD 2 colored coin

Royal Australian Mint honores firefighters with a AUD 2 colored coin

Twelve months on from the devastating bushfires that swept the nation, the Royal Australian Mint launched a coloured UNC $2 commemorative coin honouring Australia’s...

A 1oz gold leopard for South Africa

A 1oz gold leopard for South Africa

The South African Mint has announced the launch of the penultimate coin in the Big 5 series, featuring the leopard.

The South...

Royal Mint commemorates 100 years of the WW I Unknown Warrior

Royal Mint commemorates 100 years of the WW I Unknown Warrior

In 1920, british government took the decision to honour all those who had lost their lives while serving in the forces during the First...

2020 €2 commemorative coin from MONACO – Prince HONORE III

2020 €2 commemorative coin from MONACO – Prince HONORE III

Last update – october the 19th 2020

The Principality of Monaco has just announced the issue of a €2 commemorative coin dedicated to...

2020 Woudagemaal €5 Coin

2020 Woudagemaal €5 Coin

  • September 23, 2020
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The Royal Dutch Mint celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal, the largest, still functioning steam pumping station in the world.

The Woudagemaal was...

2020 £2 commemorative coin “100 years of Mystery” from Royal Mint

2020 £2 commemorative coin “100 years of Mystery” from Royal Mint

  • September 14, 2020
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The Royal Mint in collaboration with Agatha Christie Limited corporation is celebrating “100 years of Mystery” with a new commemorative £2 coin in recognition...

2020 Australian donation dollar invites to…donate

2020 Australian donation dollar invites to…donate

  • September 07, 2020
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On 5th September 2020 the Royal Australian Mint will be launching Donation Dollar – the world’s first $1 coin designed to be given, not...

Austrian mint flyes faster than sound with Concorde/ Bell X1 dedicated coin

Austrian mint flyes faster than sound with Concorde/ Bell X1 dedicated coin

The fourth and final coin in the “Reaching for the Sky” series – with the date of issue on September 9 – is dedicated...

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