Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club

WBCC Newsmail 1276   October 8 2021


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8th October 2021 Pabitra Saha - India
 San Marino 2 Euro 2021 550th Anniversary of Birth of Albrecht Durer
Albrecht Durer was born in Nuremberg, Franconia in 1471 and was a painter, printer, illustrator, printmaker, portrait painter and theoretical mathematician.
He became the supreme representative of the art and culture of the Northern European Renaissance due to the predominance of graphic expression, including drawing, from composition to study, from nature, from landscape to portrait.

7th October 2021 Pabitra Saha - India
Monaco 2 Euro 2021 10th Wedding Anniversary
The Principality of Monaco has issued a €2 commemorative coin dedicated to the 10th anniversary of Prince Albert and Princess Charlene wedding.

The design shows the portrait of Prince Albert and Charlene in the foreground. At the bottom of the coin is engraved the inscription “2011 Wedding of the Prince 2021” and, at the top, the name of the issuing country “MONACO”. This coin is minted by Monnaie de Paris (french mint). This coin is a commemorative coins with low mintage of 15 000 coins.

6th October 2021 Pabitra Saha - India
Malta 2 Euro 2021 Heroes of Pandemic
The Central Bank of Malta issued in August, a €2 commemorative coin with the theme ‘Heroes of the Pandemic’. The coin depicts the iconic photograph of two Maltese nurses – Doreen Zammit and Charmaine Cauchi – taken by Diane Faenza, herself a nurse at Mater Dei Hospital. The coin is an initiative undertaken by the Central Bank of Malta in collaboration with the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister and Ministry for Health.

6th October 2021 Jacek Stacel - Poland
Estonia  2 Euro 2021 Wolf

On October 20, 2021, the Bank of Estonia (Eesti Pank) will issue a commemorative coin - Estonian national animal, wolf 

Series / name: Eesti rahvusloom hunt 

Denomination: 2 euros 

Metal / Alloy: Bimetallic. Ring: CuNi25. Core: CuZn20Ni5 / Ni / CuZn20Ni5 

Weight / weight: 8.50 g

Diameter: 25.75 mm 

Rant: Estonian name of the country. Normal and inverted inscription with "O" in between 

Mint: Lietuvos Monetų Kalykla (Lithuanian Mint) 

Date of issue: October 20, 2021

Coin design dedicated to the gray wolf chosen as the national animal of Estonia on April 23, 2018. The coin was designed by Maria Meos.

5th October 2021 Pabitra Saha - India
Vatican 2 Euro 2021, 700th Annversary of death of Dante Alighieri
Dante Alighieri, (born c. May 21–June 20, 1265, Florence [Italy]—died September 13/14, 1321, Ravenna), Italian poet, prose writer, literary theorist, moral philosopher, and political thinker. He is best known for the monumental epic poem La commedia, later named La divina commedia The Divine Comedy.

30th September 2021 Pabitra Saha - India
Lithuania 2Euro 2021.  The DZUKIJA Region

30th September 2021 Pabitra Saha - India
Costa Rica 500 Colones 2021 Bicentenary of Independence

28th September 2021 Pabitra Saha - India
Mexico 20 Peso 2021 700th Anniversary of the lunar foundation of Mexico City.

The eagle from the “Teocalli de la Guerra Sagrada” (Teocalli of the Sacred War) appears in the centerfield of the coin, with the microtext "TEOCALLI" above the eagle. On the right-hand side of the coin, the glyph of the moon appears as a latent image. The upper edge includes the legend “700 AÑOS DE LA FUNDACIÓN LUNAR DE LA CIUDAD DE MÉXICO-TENOCHTITLAN” (700 YEARS OF THE LUNAR FOUNDATION OF THE CITY OF MEXICO-TENOCHTITLAN). The denomination "$20" appears on the exergue. To the right of the exergue there is the year "2021" and, to the left of the exergue,  the Mexican Mint mark "M°".

28th September 2021 Pabitra Saha - India
Mexico 20 Peso 2021 500th Anniversary of historical memory of Mexico.
The Metropolitan Cathedral, the Templo Mayor and the denomination "$20" appear forming a reflection. The Templo Mayor appears as a latent image along with the microtext and the legend “FUSIÓN CULTURAL” (CULTURAL FUSION). The years "2021" and "1521" appear to the right of the corresponding denomination "$20". The legend ”500 AÑOS DE MEMORIA HISTÓRICA DE MEXICO-TENOCHTITLAN” (500 YEARS OF HISTORICAL MEMORY OF MEXICO-TENOCHTITLAN) and the Mexican Mint mark "M°" appear on the edge.

28th September 2021 Jacek Stacel - Poland

On September 27, 2021, the Bank of Mexico (Banco de México) issued a commemorative coin to commemorate the 200th anniversary of National Independence

Denomination: 20 Mexican pesos 

Metal / Alloy: Bimetallic: Core - 65% Cu, 10% Ni, 25% Zn. Outer ring - 92% Cu, 6% Al, 2% Ni

Weight: 12.67 g - 5.51 center, 7.16 outside ring 

Shape: dodecagon 

Diameter: 30 mm 

Stamp / quality: normal; circulating

Mint: Casa de Moneda de México (Mexican Mint) 

Date of issue / putting into circulation: 27 September 2021

<>Portraits with surnames (from left): Miguel Hidalgo; José María Morelos; Vicente Guerrero


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