Coin conmemorative 70 anniversary of the BCV

miércoles, 27 de octubre de 2010

The Central Bank of Venezuela (BCV) will circulating a special coin of Bs 0.50, designed and minted by the Central Bank to celebrate its 70th anniversary.
It is of 5,000,000 pieces, which are distinguished from the current 0.50 per show Bs on the reverse the official logo of the 70 anniversary of the BCV, in the front are the same. These coins are legal tender, ie allow for payments for goods and services, but is expected to arouse the interest of collectors, since it is a finite issue: once you've put them all in circulation will be minted overwith the same characteristics.
The allocation of the coins will be the same as conventional ones.In the piping of the bags of 1,000 pieces with the name of Bs 0.50 be combined at random 200 pieces of the special edition.Therefore, will appear gradually and the possibility of finding them when conducting transactions with a single.

La Casa de la Moneda de Venezuela, minted coins with the steel and nickel alloy of the same denomination coins in circulation. With such measures the Central Bank intends to promote a culture of greater care and awareness about the heritage value of banknotes and coins.

Bicentennial coins Uruguay

miércoles, 13 de octubre de 2010

The Government sent to Parliament a proyect to enable the Central Bank to mint coins of 50 and 1,000 pesos to commemorate the bicentenary of the Emancipation East, which will be celebrated in 2011.
The bill continues the tradition of reflecting on their banknotes and coins, the most important milestones of national history. "
Will be ten million coins minted from 50 Uruguayan pesos will color "antique copper", a diameter of 28 mm and to 10.4 grams. In addition, another 5,000 units will be minted with a value of 1,000 Uruguayan pesos. "The coin is silver. A tolerance of 2% alloy.Have 25 grams and 37 mm in diameter Its shape is circular and fluted edge, "reports president.The ornamentation of the coin is at the discretion of the Central Bank.

Chile´s new 2000 pesos banknote

jueves, 7 de octubre de 2010

On November 17 will begin to circulate the new banknote of 2,000 pesos, which was presented by the Central Bank.

José DeGregorio, president of the Central Bank, said the first ticket will start circulation through commercial banks and then via ATMs.

This, like the current one, will be of polymer, but its design has some changes, such as favoring the face of Manuel Rodriguez, based on an engraving by Narciso Desmadryl of 1854, and eliminate riding a horse drawing, as well as the change registration position of the Central Bank of Chile, which was previously up and now goes to the bottom.

On its face, the new bill, which maintains the same color-has a more pronounced relief, while the transparent regions now incorporate details such as the face of Rodriguez.

It also incorporates the image of the heart of Copihue (national flower) and Antu (mapuche symbol) in the same position as the $ 5,000.

Meanwhile, the back has an image of the National Reserve Nalcas in the Araucanía Region, where the volcanoes and Tolhuaca Lonquimay.

In relation to security of the ticket, De Gregorio said that "there are more items tactabilidad and contains more elements of uniform design safety." Also maintained that "we have seen crude imitations, as these tickets are extremely complex to fake."
Facing some criticism from people about some of the new polymer banknotes, De Gregorio said to be "they are lifestyle changes that are occurring throughout the world regarding the use of polymer, which is the same as used in the $ 5,000 "Moreover, the BC announced that the $ 1,000, which will also be polymer begins to flow starting next year.

This is the fourth note of the "new family" of paper money in September 2009 began to replace the one that existed 30 years ago.

In 2011, with the introduction of the bill of $ 1,000, complete the reversal of tickets to the new family. According to the BCV, the day that a circular will be announced "in due course by the Central Bank, as has been done with the other denominations."

Peru with new coins of 2 and 5 Soles (sun)

miércoles, 6 de octubre de 2010

The Central Bank of Peru put into service two new bimetallic coins of S /. 2 and S /. 5 with new designs that will run simultaneously with the current coins of the same denomination. These coins are part of the coin series "Wealth and Pride of Peru"

The new coins have the following characteristics:

Core alloy: Copper / Aluminum / Nickel
Alloy Ring: Stainless Steel
Diameter: 2 soles: 22.38 mm to 5.62 grams. 5 soles: 24.38 mm to 6.64 grams.

On the front (label) both coins bear the coat of arms of Peru and the legend "Banco Central de Reserva del Peru" and the year of issue. The size of the Shield covers almost the entire core. The border or edge of the coin features a continuous striatum.

2 soles coin

On the back (side), the new coin has two suns the denomination in numbers and a motif alluding to the Nazca Lines, "The Hummingbird", reproduced in a composite of two overlapping dimensions covering both the core as part of ring.

At the top pre-Columbian iconography has geometric theme. In the bottom of the core notice the word NEW and in the ring SOLES word on a series of vertical lines.

5 soles currency

The new coin features five suns in the reserve's denomination in numbers and reason for alluding to the Nazca Lines, "The Frigate Bird," which plays covering both the core as part of the ring. At the top pre-Columbian iconography has geometric theme.

In the bottom of the core notice the word NEW and in the ring SOLES word below a horizontal line and a set of vertical lines.

Mexican coin is the most beautiful in 2010

viernes, 1 de octubre de 2010

The group of world Mints awarded the "The World's Most Beautiful Coin" to a Mexican silver coin commemorating the centenary of the Revolution and called "The Revolutionary Rail, said Thursday the Bank of Mexico and the Ministry of Finance.

Financial authorities said in a statement that this decision was taken during the World Conference XXVI Mint directors taking place in Canberra, capital of Australia "award that has previously acquired other Mexican currency."
The central bank said that this award was won in competition with 22 other currencies of countries like Germany, Austria, Australia, Canada, Korea, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, England, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, South Africa and Thailand.
He explained that after two-day exhibition of coins, the directors announced the decision to more than 300 suppliers and observers around the world.
The ten-peso Mexican coin is 48 mm and weighs 62.2 grams of pure silver, which accounts for two troy ounces with fluted edge.
Presents an image in relief "on a revolutionary four steel locomotive, carrying rifles and dressed in the fashion of the time, show the character of a nation moving forward and constantly strives for greatness", the sources said in a statement.
Mexican authorities recalled that in 2008 another Mexican currency with the image of the "Aztec Calendar" received the same award.
At the meeting, the directors of the mints agreed to hold the next conference in Mexico in 2014 in the Federal District and the city of San Luis Potosi, the state capital.
Besides the prize money, Mexico presented in this event other commemorative coins of the Bicentennial of Independence and the centenary of the Mexican Revolution.

The Segovia mint will open as a museum

The Mint of Segovia, will open its doors in spring of next 2011. This was just pointed out the mayor of Segovia, Pedro Arahuetes, and the director of museums in Segovia, Alonso Zamora, head of the museum project.

The Real Ingenio who built Felipe II in 1583, and in which some of the coins minted largest in Spain for four centuries, recover their numismatic value through a museum of history of the Currency, with recreations of the systems manufacturing coins. The museum will display the types of issue: a hammer, with rollers in the sixteenth century through the wheel presses (Baroque) and automatic faucets turbine.

Be "a walk in chronological order, starting in 1583 and completed in 1868, the date of the last coinage. More than 9 million euros have been invested in the rehabilitation, of which 6 million have been borne by the central government and the remainder equally between the Junta de Castilla y León and the city of Segovia.

"The rehabilitation works already cover 90% of the execution," said Arahuetes, welcomed the forthcoming opening in spring. Ingenio Royal Rehabilitation is an old project of the city yet, knowing the importance of the only mint that is still standing in Spain, has taken thirty years to return its importance.

The old currency Factory became the 50's of last century flour mill and the Consistory bought in the 80 to the last owner. Since then, the case has been fraught with difficulties, especially economic, given the scale of rehabilitation, conservation and difficulties along the river, the group of buildings declared BIC category of industrial monument.

As pointed out by archaeologists and historians to the site visit "The building itself is part of the machinery itself," says Jorge Soler, hence its size, huge, and its elongated shape, to introduce the machinery used for their other river as a power source in a time when transmission systems did not exist.

New banknote 2000 pesos in Chile, will perform next week

The Central Bank reported on Wednesday 6 October will unveil the design of the new $ 2,000, the room will be unveiled in the complete renovation of the national paper currency, which already has commercial movements of the new notes of $ 5,000, $ 10,000 and $ 20,000.
That day the central bank will also announce the date on which goes into circulation the new banknote.
As has happened with previous bills, retain the figure of the hero Manuel Rodríguez, but a new image, the modification in size, design and especially in security measures to prevent counterfeiting.
Likewise, in the reverse incorporate some landscape geography relevant Chilean Central Bank said in a statement.
The current replacement for the new bills is a gradual process that will include all denominations (1.000-2.000-5.000-10.000 and 20,000) which was launched in September last year with the introduction of the $ 5,000.
"This new banknote will have a modern payment method and developed with the latest technology that is now in circulation. The new notes are inclusive, incorporating elements of our identity (history, natural landscapes, roots) and also features will facilitate their identification for the blind, visually impaired and elderly, "said Central Bank.

New coin proposed in Mexico

Mexico's President Felipe Calderon sent to the Chamber of Deputies the initiative proposed by the minting of a coin called "Bicentenary of Start of National Independence Movement."

During the regular session in San Lazaro, there were two other initiatives where the federal Executive seeks 24 coins minted a series called "Numismatic Heritage of Mexico and other currencies with the title Fifth Anniversary of the Encounter of Two Worlds."

The Start shift to the Committee on Finance, note that the first coin "Bicentenary of Start of National Independence Movement" is to participate in the celebration of national festivals such ancestral tradition and preserve Mexican numismatics, strengthen issuance of commemorative coins, and promote the mining industry.

In nominal value of the currency shall be two hundred dollars in gold metal, circular in shape and will have the registration edge Independence and Freedom, as well as the national emblem in relief sculpture.

Regarding the 24 bimetallic coins commemorating the "Numismatic Heritage of Mexico", highlighting historical passages and Independence, La Republica, Colonia, Viceroyalty and Revolution, among others.