German collector coin “Subtropical climate zone”

May 4, 2017 – Germany will dedicate the second coin of the five-part series, “Climate zones of the Earth” to the subtropical zone. The series runs from 2017-2021 issuing one coin per year.

5-euro coin 2018

5-euro coin 2018 "Subtropical climate zone" of the series "Climate zones of the Earth". Source: BADV.

The 5-euro coin with a orange polymer ring will be available in April 2018.
On 27 April 2017 the first coin of the series has been issued, “Tropical zone” with a red polymer ring.

The 5 euro coin “Subtropical zone” will consist of two different copper-nickel alloys and a translucent polymer ring. The coin will weigh 9 g and will be produced in both FDC and in proof.
The FDC coins will be brought into circulation at their face value (5 euros) by the Deutsche Bundesbank. The German Sales Agency for Collectors’ Coins of the Federal Republic of Germany will announce the exact price and the specific ordering conditions in good time prior to the coins being issued.

You can find the website of the agency (only in German) here.

If you don’t know yet how polymer coins are produced, read our article.

And if you want to see the first coin of the series click here.

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