Saturday, July 3, 2010

Ethiopia Introducing One Birr Coins Soon

Coin makers from the United Kingdom, Germany, Canada, Australia and France took part in the bid, which was won by the Canadian company. The Canadian company will mint 411 million coins that will be used starting this fiscal year. The new coins are suitable for use by vending machines and coin-operated phones of the Ethiopian Telecommunications Corporation (ETC). Although the engraving of the usual lion’s head will be kept on one side, the features on the other side is to be selected from a collection of designs by the NBE. Read more...


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