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Re: Thematic sets from the 1920s to date
« Reply #165 on: March 26, 2016, 08:26:47 PM »
2003.

Vietnam issued a new design series, devoted to its indigenous buildings.

See also: Circulation sets depicting buildings.











200   dong.  Value.
500   dong.  Value.
1000 dong.  Temple.
2000 dong.  Stilt house.
5000 dong.  One pillar pagoda.

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Re: Thematic sets from the 1920s to date
« Reply #166 on: March 26, 2016, 08:27:07 PM »
2004.

Gibraltar issued a special one-year commemorative circulation set, to celebrate the 300th anniversary of British administration.

See also: Milestones in the decimal coinage of Gibraltar.















1p.    Barbary Macaque.
2p.    The Keys of Gibraltar.
5p.    The Gibraltar Constitution Order, 1969.
10p.  Operation Torch, 1942.
20p.  The discovery of the Neanderthal Scull in Gibraltar, 1848.
50p.  The Battle of Trafalgar, 1805.
£1.    The Great Siege, 1770-83. The Koehler Siege Gun, invented by Lieut Koehler.
£2.    The capture of Gibraltar, 1704.

Designer: Philip Nathan.

 
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Re: Thematic sets from the 1920s to date
« Reply #167 on: March 26, 2016, 08:27:31 PM »
2004.

The Isle of Man issued a new set of designs, celebrating well-known landmarks of the island.

See also: Milestones in the decimal coinage of the Isle of Man















1p.   The Santon war memorial.
2p.   The Albert Tower.
5p.   The Tower of Refuge.
10p. Chicken Rock Lighthouse.
20p. The Castle Rushen Clock.
50p. Milner's Tower.
£1.   Tynwald Hill and St John's Chapel.
£2.   The Round Tower of Peel Castle.

 
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Re: Thematic sets from the 1920s to date
« Reply #168 on: March 26, 2016, 08:27:50 PM »
2004.

Rwanda brought out a new design series, dated 2003 but first issued in 2004. It featured examples of Rwanda's agricultural produce.























1   franc.    Sorghum.
5   francs.  Coffee.
10 francs.  Bananas.
20 francs.  Tea.
50 francs.  Corn.

 
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Re: Thematic sets from the 1920s to date
« Reply #169 on: March 26, 2016, 08:28:13 PM »
2004.

Yemen added a bimetallic 20 rials coin to its circulation set. It depicted a "dragon's blood tree", whose name comes from its dark red resin.

See also: The Republic of Yemen.















1   rial.    State emblem.
5   rials.  Yemeni Central Bank building.
10 rials.  The Shahara Bridge
20 rials.  The Dragon Blood Tree (Dracaena cinnabari).

 
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Re: Thematic sets from the 1920s to date
« Reply #170 on: March 26, 2016, 08:28:32 PM »
2005.

Gibraltar.  The designs from the 2004 series were re-used, but on different denominations. This is a phenomenon that I have not noticed on the coins of any other country or territory.

See also: Milestones in the decimal coinage of Gibraltar.















1p.    The Gibraltar Constitution Order, 1969.
2p.    Operation Torch, 1942.
5p.    Barbary Macaque.
10p.  The Great Siege, 1770-83. The Koehler Siege Gun, invented by Lieut Koehler.
20p.  The Keys of Gibraltar.
50p.  The capture of Gibraltar, 1704.
£1.    The discovery of the Neanderthal Scull in Gibraltar, 1848.
£2.    The Battle of Trafalgar, 1805.

Designer: Philip Nathan.

 
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Re: Thematic sets from the 1920s to date
« Reply #171 on: March 26, 2016, 08:28:58 PM »
2006.

Azerbaijan issued a stylish new design series, celebrating its cultural heritage. The designs were the work of Austrian Robert Kalina, who also designed the euro banknotes.

See also: Azerbaijan: post-Soviet coinage.















1   qapik.  Folk musical instruments.
3   qapik.  Azeri literature: books and quill.
5   qapik.  Maiden Tower, Baku.
10 qapik.  Military helmet.  Symbolic of desire to regain Nagorno-Karabakh.
20 qapik.  Spiral staircase. Symbols of progress and science.
50 qapik.  Oil derricks. 

Designer: Robert Kalina.

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Re: Thematic sets from the 1920s to date
« Reply #172 on: March 26, 2016, 08:51:24 PM »
2006.

Mozambique issued an attractive new design series, with similar themes to its previous series.

See also: Mozambique since independence.







































1   centavo.     Rhinoceros.
5   centavos.   Cheetah.
10 centavos.   Man on tractor ploughing field.
20 centavos.   Cotton plant.
50 centavos.   Kingfisher.
1   metical.      Female student.
2   meticais.    Coelocanth.
5   meticais.    Timbila.
10 meticais.    Central Bank building.

Reverse designs by Michael Guilfoyle.

 
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Re: Thematic sets from the 1920s to date
« Reply #173 on: March 26, 2016, 08:51:48 PM »
2007.

Ghana issued a reformed currency and a new design series.

See: Ghana's modern coinage.







1   pesewa.   Adomi Bridge.
5   pesewas.  Man blowing horn.
10 pesewas.  Book.
20 pesewas.  Cocoa pod.
50 pesewas.  Market woman.
1   cedi.        Scales of Justice.

 
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Re: Thematic sets from the 1920s to date
« Reply #174 on: March 26, 2016, 08:52:09 PM »
2007.

Slovenia issued its first euro coins.







 







 



   













1   cent.  Stork (same design as the 20 tolarjev coin).
2   cent.  Prince's Stone (Fürstenstein, Knežji kamen).
5   cent.  Ivan Grohar's painting "Sower" (Sejalec).
10 cent.  Jože Plečnik's design for a parliament building.
20 cent.  Lipica Horses (Lipizzaner).
50 cent.  Triglav (Slovenia’s highest mountain).

€1.  Primož Trubar, author of the first printed book in Slovenian.
€2.  France Prešeren, poet. The "handwritten" text is from one of his poems, which later became the national anthem.

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Re: Thematic sets from the 1920s to date
« Reply #175 on: March 26, 2016, 08:52:47 PM »
2007.

Sudan issued a new pound currency and a new design series. Although the coins are dated 2006, they were not issued until 2007.











1   piastre.    Clay pot.
5   piastres.  Coat of arms.
10 piastres.  Nubian pyramid.
20 piastres.  Dove.
50 piastres.  Bullock.

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Re: Thematic sets from the 1920s to date
« Reply #176 on: March 26, 2016, 08:53:05 PM »
2008.

Cyprus joined the euro.



















1/2/5 cent.        Mouflon.
10/20/50 cent.  Classical Period:  Kyrenia Ship.
€1/€2.               Prehistoric Art: Idol of Pomos.

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Re: Thematic sets from the 1920s to date
« Reply #177 on: March 26, 2016, 08:54:54 PM »
2009 and 2010.

In these years there were no new sets that meet my criteria for inclusion in this topic.

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Re: Thematic sets from the 1920s to date
« Reply #178 on: March 26, 2016, 08:56:23 PM »
2011.

Morocco released a new coin series. The designs were modern and thematic, unusually for an Arab or North African state.

See also: Morocco: thematic coin series of 2011.











10 centimes.   Bee and saffron flower.
20 centimes.   The water lily and water protection.
½  dirham.      Two white seabream (Diplodus sargus), coral, and the protection of the seabed.
1   dirham.      National sovereignty.
5   dirham.      The Mosque of Hassan II in Dar al Baida (Casablanca).
10 dirham.      The Fortress of Kalâat M’gouna.

 
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Re: Thematic sets from the 1920s to date
« Reply #179 on: March 26, 2016, 08:56:47 PM »
2011.

Samoa issued a new design series. The set included a polygonal coin and a scalloped one, bucking the trend that has seen other countries replace such coins with round ones.

See also: Coinage of Samoa.







10 sene.  Fautasi race.
20 sene.  Teuila flower.
50 sene.  Manumea bird.
1   tala.    Kava bowl.
2   tala.    Samoan national emblem.

Common obverse: Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi, Samoan head of state.

Designs: Obverse by Vladimir Gottwald; reverses of the 10, 20, 50 sene and 2 tala by Wojciech Pietranik; reverse of the 1 tala by Aaron Baggio.

 
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