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Re: hardest to find coins

Post by europaee » Wed Oct 29, 2014 4:09 pm

went to bank today and got 100 -2 euro coins,
stats below, shows well what is common in Ireland and what is hard to find:

:flag-ie: 54 (including 2EMU+1TOR+1 10 years )
:flag-de: 12
:flag-es: 8
:flag-fr: 8 (including 1-presidency 2008)
:flag-be: 5
:flag-nl: 2
:flag-at: 3
:flag-it: 3
:flag-pt: 1
:flag-fi: 1
:flag-gr: 1
:flag-lu: 1
:flag-mt: 1

TOTAL:100

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Re: hardest to find coins

Post by Tvx1 » Sun Jan 11, 2015 1:04 am

I live in Belgium, near Brussels. You come across a lot of different euro coins here. Of course :flag-be: ones are most common. That counts for the original, 2008 and 2009-2013 series. It proves to be quite hard to find a King Philippe coin. Thus far I have been able to collect the 50ct and 5ct coins. 1ct and 2ct coins should be in circulation as well but no luck so far. I actually managed to collect two different :flag-nl: King Willem-Alexander coins before finding my first :flag-be: King Philippe. Overall :flag-nl:, :flag-de:, :flag-fr: and even :flag-lu: coins are quite common finds here. Less common than that are :flag-at:, :flag-it:, :flag-es: and :flag-gr: coins. So for I have come across only one post 2010 :flag-es: coin. I'm curious how it will fare with the new :flag-es: King Felipe VI coins. :flag-pt: , :flag-fi: and :flag-ie: coins are quite rare here. :flag-cy:, :flag-mt:, :flag-sk:, :flag-si: and :flag-ee: coins are extremely rare here, although I did manage to come across some. I haven't come across any :flag-lv: or :flag-lt: coins yet. Neither have I come across any Image , Image (all four series), Image (both series) or Image coins (would be handy if someone could add those flags to the available ones as well). The only coin from these countries I found in circulation was a Image 1€ 2001 coin at the Côte d'Azure. Regarding CC's I have been able to retrieve the all but one (Red Cross 2014) of the :flag-be: coins, all but one (2013 Élysée Treaty) of the :flag-de: coins, most of the :flag-fr: and most of the :flag-nl: coins. Thus far I have found one :flag-lu: CC coin in circulation here: 2005. I haven't found any CC's here in Belgium from the other euro countries.
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Re: hardest to find coins

Post by PatrikZA » Mon Jan 12, 2015 8:22 am

Yesterday I found in my town shop in (Tesco Express) :flag-at: 2003 1€. Emission was only to the sets :lol:

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Re: hardest to find coins

Post by Iori_Yagami » Thu Jul 16, 2015 12:59 pm

In my experience, it is both neighbours and biggest countries which are easy to find. I am in Latvia.
So far, most coins I see: :flag-lv: :flag-lt: :flag-ee: (obviously)
then the big boys ones :flag-de: :flag-es: :flag-fr:
Also common: :flag-fi: :flag-it: :flag-ie:
So far I have all of them in all denoms, except obviously Finnish 0.01 and 0.02 which are now a rarity. :|
There is a solid amount of :flag-be: :flag-nl: :flag-at:
Then, a bit of :flag-pt: and :flag-gr:,
and as for all the others I have either never seen or seen just once. (smaller and non-neighbouring countries.)

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Re: hardest to find coins

Post by philgelico » Tue Jul 21, 2015 7:29 pm

Incredible finding in Ravenna, :flag-it:
A 1€ Coin 2010 from....... San Marino 8O
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Re: hardest to find coins

Post by MaxVR » Tue Jul 21, 2015 10:11 pm

philgelico wrote:Incredible finding in Ravenna, :flag-it:
A 1€ Coin 2010 from....... San Marino 8O
Very nice, philgelico!!
Although San Marino has minted almost 1 million of these coins in 2010, it is still very difficult to find them in circulation! ;)

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Re: hardest to find coins

Post by philgelico » Thu Sep 24, 2015 12:53 pm

A really splendid discovery today, in Arras, North :flag-fr: !
A 50c from Vaticano !!!
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Si tu veux voler avec les aigles, éloigne-toi des paons. (proverbe d'origine inconnue)
千里之行 始于足下, proverbe chinois
اتَّكَلْنا منه على خُصٍّ الاتحاد قوة, proverbe arabe
ספר המעשיות: כולל אגדות וסיפורים מתוך קובץ כ"י ישן, proverbe sanskrit

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Re: hardest to find coins

Post by HBoZ » Tue Sep 29, 2015 1:03 am

Fresh minted 1ct :flag-nl: 2001 coin (from the only supermarket which doesn't round up/down ;) )

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Re: hardest to find coins

Post by westwind » Tue Oct 20, 2015 9:07 am

20c San Marino from :flag-lt: circulation :)

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Re: hardest to find coins

Post by Vunono » Thu Nov 05, 2015 6:56 pm

I recently got plenty of Image 5c, 10c and 20c from the Bank of Spain branch in Sevilla. I kept some for my collection and now I'm slowly putting the rest in circulation. You can come to Ceuta and try to find some! And, by the way, track some notes here, as it is the only Spanish province without any hits yet...

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Re: hardest to find coins

Post by philgelico » Tue Feb 09, 2016 12:46 pm

beautiful surprise this morning in a local supermarket, in Arras, :flag-fr: :
A 2€ coin from Image Monaco Image , anno 2001 ! :D
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Si tu veux voler avec les aigles, éloigne-toi des paons. (proverbe d'origine inconnue)
千里之行 始于足下, proverbe chinois
اتَّكَلْنا منه على خُصٍّ الاتحاد قوة, proverbe arabe
ספר המעשיות: כולל אגדות וסיפורים מתוך קובץ כ"י ישן, proverbe sanskrit

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Re: hardest to find coins

Post by MaxVR » Tue Feb 09, 2016 2:10 pm

philgelico wrote:beautiful surprise this morning in a local supermarket, in Arras, :flag-fr: :
A 2€ coin from Image Monaco Image , anno 2001 ! :D
Wow, very nice Philgelico !!!

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Re: hardest to find coins

Post by romain17 » Tue Feb 09, 2016 2:36 pm

philgelico wrote:beautiful surprise this morning in a local supermarket, in Arras, :flag-fr: :
A 2€ coin from Image Monaco Image , anno 2001 ! :D
8O 8O 8O 8O Congratulations :D :D :D :D
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Re: hardest to find coins

Post by Aatos99 » Thu Jul 28, 2016 12:32 am

Today I got a :flag-lu: 20 cent coin from my favourite gym in Helsinki while paying the 1,5 € fee of entrance :D The guy behind the desk gives always small coins back, but now I was happy to get them, because I immediately noticed that one :lol:
Ei sitä koskaan tiedä_Aatos99

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Re: hardest to find coins

Post by philgelico » Tue Dec 20, 2016 7:43 pm

50c from Vatican, 2013, found in a local shop in Arras, north :flag-fr: :D
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Si tu veux voler avec les aigles, éloigne-toi des paons. (proverbe d'origine inconnue)
千里之行 始于足下, proverbe chinois
اتَّكَلْنا منه على خُصٍّ الاتحاد قوة, proverbe arabe
ספר המעשיות: כולל אגדות וסיפורים מתוך קובץ כ"י ישן, proverbe sanskrit

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