On 31 July the current 50, 20, and 10 cent coins will be replaced with smaller and lighter coins, and the 5 cent coin will begin to be phased out, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand said on Monday 10 July.
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand on Monday 3 July released a third edition of its popular Explaining Currency booklet. The booklet takes readers through the history of New Zealand's currency, describes the banknote and coin designs, and how banknotes and…
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand announced on Monday 20 February that New Zealand's new 50, 20 and 10 cent coins will be introduced on 31 July 2006.
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand announced on 11 November details of proposals to modernise New Zealand's `silver' coloured coins. The Reserve Bank emphasised that no decisions have been made, and is now seeking feedback from the public.
The Sveriges Riksbank is issuing two commemorative coins on the occasion of the 250th anniversary of the Royal Palace in Stockholm; a 200-krona coin in silver and a 2,000-krona coin in gold.
Robert Pringle and Nick Carver trace the remarkable story of the resurrection of the war-torn country’s central bank.
Nick Carver reports on the sharp rise in euro banknotes in circulation.
The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) launched a bi-metal R5 coin on 27 July. The new R5 coin will be in circulation from Monday, 2 August 2004. The coin has a bronze-coloured centre and a silver-coloured border.
in a press release of 8 June the Bundesbank said on there is a shortage of small-denomination coins in many euro-area countries. A particularly relevant factor seems to be that people are setting aside the small coins given them in change rather than…
The Netherlands and Belgium have indicated that they will soon scrap the one and two cent euro coins, EUobserver reports.
The National Bank of Bulgaria is to issue a commemorative golden coin "The Blessing Virgin Mary" on Monday 1 December, according to the Sofia Morning News. 20,000 of the coins will be issued with nominal value BGN 20.
Speaking at the issue of 40,000 commemorative coin sets, the central bank of Ireland's head of currency Hugh O'Donnell said Irish people have reverted to their old habits of 'hoarding' coins.
The National Bank of Belgium has found its first fake euro coins, according to Expatica News. The coins were discovered when a batch was returned to the central bank as stock. The fake one and two euros were described by the Treasury as of very high…
The Financial Times was quick to pick up on CentralBankNet's Monday special report on euro zone central bank's windfall profits from legacy currencies still in circulation and presumed lost down the back of Europe's sofas.
PRESS RELEASE - Reserve Bank coinage warning - The Reserve Bank today advised the public that some older 20 cent coins are temporarily causing confusion among some shoppers, 16 January.
PRESS RELEASE - Central Bank to exchange Irish notes and coins indefinitely, 30 December.