- May 11, 2020
The Estonian Central Bank (Eesti Pank) stated in a recent report by analyst Martti NAKSI that it issues coins according to the demand of retail banks and trade agents.
In the first quarter of 2020, 4.2 million coins worth €2.9 million were issued and 0.6 million coins worth €0.8 million were returned to the central bank.
Of these issued coins (Editor’s note: for central banks, an issue is a physical removal of coins from central bank counters) during the first quarter, 42% were one- and two-cent coins.
This finding is interesting insofar as it arises in...
- May 07, 2019
The Mint of Italy is issuing two coins to celebrate the Carabinieri and the Alpini. The first coin commemorates the 50th anniversary of the...