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Spanish “Museum Treasures” Unveiled on Latest Series of Gold and Silver Coins

July 2, 2015 in Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Collector Sets, Commemorative, Education, Gold, Gold Coins, History, New Releases, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Precious Metals, Proof Coins, Silver, Silver Coins, Spain Coins, Spanish Coins, World Coins

By: Michael Alexander News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News)

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The Fabrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre (FNMT), in conjunction with the Real Casa de la Moneda, have announced (30th June) the upcoming issue of their latest collection, “Treasures of the Spanish Museums.” The collection is the third of its kind and will include five coins, each issued in gold and silver. This year’s collection sees some of Spain’s most beloved and well-known masterpieces captured in precious metals, meticulously detailed and engraved. A total of 12 paintings, many of them displayed in Spain’s various national museums throughout the country, have been selected. For the third issue of this very… Full article at the source>

Source: News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News)

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New Disney release portrays Sleeping Beauty’s Princess Aurora

April 9, 2015 in Australian Coins, Blogs, Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Collector Sets, Commemorative, Gold, Gold Coins, New Zealand Mint, Numismatica, Numismatics, Perth Mint, Precious Metals, Proof Coins, Silver, Silver Coins, World Coins

By: Blog Team Perth Mint Blog

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Following the introduction of the Disney Princess gold and silver coin program with Cinderella, the second release features Princess Aurora.

The leading character in Disney’s 1959 animated feature Sleeping Beauty, Aurora believes she is Briar Rose, a cheerful, kind and gentle peasant girl who befriends the animals of the forest in which she lives.

Little does she know that she was born a princess, or that she is cursed by an evil fairy to prick her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel and fall into a deep sleep at just 16 years of age. As her fateful birthday Full article at the source>

Source: Perth Mint Blog

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