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Offline Figleaf

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Re: One-off sets from countries with circulation coins
« Reply #30 on: July 01, 2011, 01:14:22 PM »
I have not seen Gibraltar coins in circulation, but maybe I wasn't there long enough. If you can afford to switch designs on denomination, that is a strong clue the coins don't circulate.

Britannia going from the penny to the 50p may be an example, though the design wasn't really the same.

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Re: One-off sets from countries with circulation coins
« Reply #31 on: March 14, 2012, 01:11:43 AM »
In 1973 Greece switched from a monarchy and a military dictatorship to a republic and a democracy. Their coins of 1973 reflect both regimes, but all the reverse designs on the republican set were only used in 1973 - though two of them, the dolphins and trident on the 10 lepta and the olives on the 20 lepta also appeared on the monarchical set, but again for 1973 only.

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« Reply #32 on: March 14, 2012, 11:26:45 AM »
In 1973 Greece switched from a monarchy and a military dictatorship to a republic and a democracy. Their coins of 1973 reflect both regimes, but all the reverse designs on the republican set were only used in 1973 - though two of them, the dolphins and trident on the 10 lepta and the olives on the 20 lepta also appeared on the monarchical set, but again for 1973 only.

As far as "one year sets" are concerned, you are right of course. But (diatribe spoiler ;) ) Greece did certainly not turn into a democracy in 1973. The country had a military regime between April 1967 and July 1974. Formally, Greece was a kingdom until June 1973. Then Georgios Papadopoulos, who had been regent or vice-king before, decided he would be president of a republic instead. (Had to do with king Constantine's attempts of playing a more active political role.) So Greece became a republic on 1 July 1973 - hence the switch from the Kingdom to the Republic* inscriptions. After the end of the military regime, Greece did away with the phoenix symbol.

* Most of us will use this Latin-based word when referring to a republic; in Greek however "Dimokratía" (Δημοκρατία) has the same meaning.

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Re: One-off sets from countries with circulation coins
« Reply #33 on: March 14, 2012, 09:52:59 PM »
Tristan da Cunha a dependency of St Helena, although 1500 miles distant, issued a one off set in 2008. Do these circulate or do they use British coins? Perhaps St Helena coins circulate there? ...but they appear to have only a couple of sets.
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Re: One-off sets from countries with circulation coins
« Reply #34 on: March 14, 2012, 11:28:16 PM »
Tristan da Cunha a dependency of St Helena, although 1500 miles distant, issued a one off set in 2008. Do these circulate or do they use British coins? Perhaps St Helena coins circulate there? ...but they appear to have only a couple of sets.

Looky here, Malcolm, at my most wondrous topic:

Milestones in the decimal coinage of St. Helena-Ascension

In short, TDC uses only UK notes and coins. St.Helena-Ascension currency does not circulate there. The sets issued by TDC, including those for Gough Island, Nightingale Island and Stoltenhoff Island, are collector issues only; they are legally authorised issues but they most definitely do not circulate.

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Re: One-off sets from countries with circulation coins
« Reply #35 on: March 15, 2012, 02:06:58 AM »
Looky here, Malcolm, at my most wondrous topic:

Milestones in the decimal coinage of St. Helena-Ascension

In short, TDC uses only UK notes and coins. St.Helena-Ascension currency does not circulate there. The sets issued by TDC, including those for Gough Island, Nightingale Island and Stoltenhoff Island, are collector issues only; they are legally authorised issues but they most definitely do not circulate.

Yes indeed most wondrous! I wonder no more.
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Re: One-off sets from countries with circulation coins
« Reply #36 on: March 20, 2016, 09:45:41 PM »


Here is another one-off CIRCULATION set. It's from Oman and celebrates the country's 45th National Day in 2015. Because it is a genuine circulation set, it is therefore a numismatic phenomenon and real money, so it belongs in this topic on the Numismatics board.

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Re: One-off sets from countries with circulation coins
« Reply #37 on: May 07, 2016, 07:31:18 PM »
Australia, 2016.  50th anniversary of decimal currency.

According to World Coin News, all the 6 denominations were issued in a collectors set, but the lowest 4 denominations are available in UNC bags. This probably means that the lower denominations will circulate.

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Re: One-off sets from countries with circulation coins
« Reply #38 on: May 07, 2016, 11:14:15 PM »
Received my 2016 proof sets last week, one of the decimalization obverse and the normal circulating varieties.  Always nice coins from our Australian friends. :)
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Re: One-off sets from countries with circulation coins
« Reply #39 on: May 08, 2016, 01:03:06 AM »
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Re: Australia 2016 Coins
« Reply #20 on: April 05, 2016, 10:19:57 PM »
Quote from: malj1 on April 01, 2016, 12:00:06 PM

    A 2016 commemoration 50 cent now acquired from circulation.

    I hope the other denominations from the set can be found very soon too while still in nice condition.

As mentioned the 50c is now circulating.

The 5c, 10c & 20c will be released in April and May, the $1 in August and the $2 in September with over 5 million of each denomination entering circulation.

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Re: One-off sets from countries with circulation coins
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Re: One-off sets from countries with circulation coins
« Reply #41 on: November 04, 2016, 04:57:05 PM »
Canada 2017 is a five coin set whereas regular set is 6 coin set.
50 cent coin has been skipped.

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Re: One-off sets from countries with circulation coins
« Reply #42 on: November 04, 2016, 05:29:52 PM »
Sorry Pabitra - I beg to differ.  On the RCM website, there is a pic of the 50 cent coin (see below)

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Re: One-off sets from countries with circulation coins
« Reply #43 on: November 04, 2016, 05:40:11 PM »
What's the link for that one, Hertie?  ;)

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