Weather and Climate Themes
Below is a checklist of Weather and climate themes on numismatic items (banknotes and coins). Catalog numbers, denominations, years of issue, and notes on the items featured are given when available. If readers know of additional information or images, please contact the authors using the e-mail address at the bottom of this page.
Some of the items below are also on specific-topic pages. Other items, for which there are no specific-topic pages, are only listed on this page.
A large number of additional banknotes and coins (not shown here) have been issued for the (4th) International Polar Year (IPY).
|Country||Catalog Number||Denomination||Year of Issue||Notes on Content|
|Ajman||KM27||5 riyals (silver coin)||1971||"Save Venice" (from flooding) (in text)|
|Ajman||KM36||25 riyals (gold coin)|
|Ajman||KM39||50 riyals (gold coin)|
|Ajman||KM40||100 riyals (gold coin)|
|Antarctica||P6||$100. (banknote), also back||1996||Ozone measured by Nimbus-7|
|Antarctica||P13||$100. (banknote), also back||2001||Ozone measured by Nimbus-7|
|Antarctica||P13s||$100. (banknote) overprinted "specimen", also back||2009|
|Antarctica||P-unknown||$50. (banknote), also back||2010||Marine storm|
|Australia||KM-unknown||$1. (silver coin)||2015||"Of droughts and flooding rains"|
|Australian Antarctic Territory||KM1081||$5. (silver coin)||2009||"Aurora Australis"; also IPY logo|
|Bhutan||KM69||300 ngultrum (silver coin)||1994||Rain forest: clouds, rain falling, snow falling|
|Canada||KM382+KM382a||25 cents (nickel and silver coins) reverse||2000||Natural legacy: cloud, rain falling|
|Canada||P101 back||$5. (banknote), also front, also detail||2002||Snowflake|
|Canada||P105||$100. (banknote) back, also front||2004||Climate map: principal climatic regions of Canada|
|Canada||KM654||$1. (silver coin) reverse||2006||Snowflake|
|Canada||KM737 obverse||$20. (silver coin) obverse, also reverse||2007||IPY logo|
|Canada||P101A back||$5. (banknote), also front, also detail||2006||Snowflake|
|Canada||KM1863||$20. (silver coin) reverse, also obverse||2015||SS Edmund Fitzgerald in the storm that sank it in Lake Superior on 9 November 1975|
|Canada||KM-unknown||$20. (silver coin)||2015||Lightning|
|Canada||KM-unknown||$3. (silver coin) reverse, also obverse||2017||(three) snowflakes|
|Canada||KM-unknown1||$2. (bi-metal coin) reverse, also obverse||2017||Aurora|
|Canada||KM-unknown2||$2. glow-in-the-dark (bi-metal coin) reverse, also obverse|
|Canada||KM-unknown3||$10. (silver coin) reverse, also obverse|
|Canada||KM-unknown1||$5. (silver coin) reverse, also obverse||2018||Aurora|
|Canada||KM-unknown1 folder||Folder, also back|
|Canada||KM-unknown2||$5. (silver coin) reverse, also obverse|
|Canada||KM-unknown2 folder||Folder, also back|
|France||KM1442||0.25 euro (silver coin)||2006||Thunderstorm, lightning, and rain falling|
|Norway||P48||200 kroner (banknote), also back||1994||Snowflakes|
|Norway||P50||200 kroner (banknote), also back||2002||Snowflakes|
|Palau||KM465||$2. (silver coin) reverse, also obverse||2015||Noah and rain falling|
|Russia||Y1081||100 roubles (silver coin)||2007||Weather balloon|
|Russia||Y1287||3 rouble (silver coin)||2011||Blue Marble (1972) satellite image|
|Switzerland||KM104||20 francs (silver coin)||2003||Snow falling|
|Switzerland||KM-unknown||20 fr (silver coin), also obverse||2019||space weather|
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See also Un-Manned Satellites on Banknotes and Coins.
See also Metric and Related-Standards Themes on Banknotes and Coins.