The State-owned Swiss Mint has minted the World’s Smallest Gold Coin featuring Albert Einstein who was granted Swiss Citizenship in 1901 and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1921. A magnifying glass is being given along with the coin to see Einstein sticking out his tongue in the coin. It is a 2.96 mm gold coin weighing 0.063 grams and has a nominal value of 1/4 Franc ($0.26). Only 999 coins have been minted and are being offered at 199 Francs or 205 US Dollars
Great Britain Launches 50 pence Brexit Coin on 31 Jan 2020.
The Royal Mint will issue a 50 pence coin on 31 Jan 2020 to mark Britain’s exit from EU. This will be the third time that these will finally be put into circulation when Britain finally exits the EU at 11 PM on Friday. The Brexit coins are inscribed with date 31 Jan 2020 and words “Peace , Prosperity, and Friendship with All Nations”. Around 3 Million coins are likely to be put into Circulation initially and 7 Million later in the year.
Restoration of Postal Service in Kosovo – Stamps of Kosovo 2000.
The erstwhile Socialist Federal Republic consisted of eight Federated entities – Bosnia Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia and two autonomous provinces under Serbia – Kosovo & Vojvodina. After the break of Yugoslavia and subsequent ethnic violence in the region and especially in Kosovo from 1991 to 1998 a UN resolution was passed and United Nations Interim Administration in Kosovo(UNMIK) was established on 10 Jun 1999.
Kosovo issued a set of Five stamps on Theme Peace and UNMIK on 15 Mar 2000. A First Day Cover featuring the restoration of postal service in the territory of Kosovo and cancelled by U.nited Nations Interim Administration in Kosovo(UNMIK) is listed.
0.20 German Mark – Mosaic 0.30m -Dardanian Idol 0.50 m -Illyrian Coin 1DM- Statue of Mother Teresa 2 DM – Map of Kosovo.
China Post issued two stamps of 1.20 Yuan each to commemorate the opening of Olympex -The Olympic Expo Beijing 2008. It opened on 08 Aug 2008 at Beijing Exhibition Center. The Expo showcased Olympic Stamps, Coins, Pins and works of Art.
A First Day Cover issued by China Post entitled “Celebrating the Opening of Olympex, the Olympic Expo Beijing 2008”. The stamps reproduce the Greece 1896 Olympic stamps and a Hurdler on Portugal stamp on 1928 Olympicsat Amsterdam.