Saturday, June 2, 2012

TYE - Ten Years of Euro banknotes and coins

Depicted in the image is the result of my first swap with Jose, from Murcia, Spain, last February. He sent me these magnificent TYE 2012 commemorative coins (from Estonia, Slovakia, Germany and Greece, and also the 2011 "The Special Olympics World Summer Games - Athens 2011Greek coin , in exchange for several portuguese commemorative coins.
Citizens and residents of the euro area have selected the winning design for this new euro coin issued by all euro area countries to commemorate ten years of euro banknotes and coins in January 2012. Using web-voting, they had five designs to choose from. Those designs had been pre-selected by a professional jury at the close of a design competition that was open to citizens from all euro area countries.
The winning design symbolises the way in which the euro has become a true global player over the past ten years, as well as its importance in day-to-day life, with various aspects being depicted: ordinary people (the family of four), trade (the ship), industry (the factory) and energy (the wind power stations).
The design was created by Helmut Andexlinger, a professional designer at the Austrian Mint.
Issuing volume: 
Greece 2011 - 1.000.000 
Estonia TYE - 6.000.000 
Germany TYE - 30.000.000 (5 different mintmarks - A, D, F, G and J - 6 million for each)
Slovakia TYE - 1.000.000 
Greece TYE - 1.000.000.


Challenge Coins said...

Your all post are so simple but i am facing problem in Issuing Volume kindly explain all the Issuing Volume section please.Thanks

Lazy man working said...

The issuing volume means the number of coins issued by each country.
In Germany, there are five "states" that issue coins. Each one is represented in the coins by a particular mintmark - "A","D","F", "G" or "J".

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