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Bimetallic polygonal coins
« on: September 08, 2021, 03:16:07 PM »


The UK 12-sided bimetallic pound coin was issued into circulation on 28 March 2017. Many of the new coins were dated 2016.
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« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2021, 03:16:37 PM »


British Antarctic Territory issued a collector-only 12-sided bimetallic pound coin in November 2020.
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The Falkland Islands plans to issue a 12-sided bimetallic pound coin in 2021.

NOTE: The image above was produced prematurely and should have shown the year as 2021, not 2020.

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« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2021, 03:19:11 PM »
Jordan, ½ dinar, 1997.
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« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2021, 03:19:39 PM »
Jordan, ½ dinar, 2000.
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« Reply #5 on: September 08, 2021, 03:21:04 PM »
Which EU countries, if any, issue bimetallic polygonal collector coins?
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Mauritania, 10 ouguiya, 2017.  This coin is decagonal (10-sided).
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Seychelles, 10 rupees, 2016.
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Sierra Leone, 500 leones, 2004.
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In 1994, Cape Verde / Cabo Verde issued three different circulating 100 escudos designs.

They were each issued in separate versions: with a brass outer ring and with a bronze outer ring.


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Ghana, 2 cedis, 2019.
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Trinidad, $10, 1999.

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Slovakia, 10 000 korun, 2004.  Entry of the Slovak Republic to the European Union.
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« Reply #13 on: September 09, 2021, 03:48:08 PM »
Italy, 5 euro, 2019.  Centenary of the birth of Fausto Coppi.


In 2016, the UK issued a 12-sided bimetallic pound coin.

In 2017 Italy came along and said, "Look, Brexit Brits - we have got a bimetallic coin with TWICE as many sides as your pound coin!" Then they issued yet another such coin in 2019, 2020 and 2021.

So why did the EU allow Italy to issue a 24-sided 5 euro coin, so late in the day? I thought the EU's rules were meant to last for DECADES!
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