CoinWeek News Wire for September 1, 2017: Fake Gold, Fake Coins,...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 1, 2017: Brain Food 1.) Scrooge McDuck and Switzerland For almost 400 years, kreuzers were probably the most important...

September Ancient & World Coin Inventory from Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   New Inventory These six coins are just a sample of the 628 recent additions to our inventory. We have added new material...

NGC Grades Rare and Beautiful ‘Una and the Lion’ Proof Coin

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) recently graded an example of the iconic 1839 Victoria gold “Una and the Lion” Five Pounds, which is widely considered...

The East India Company and Its Coins

The East India Company's classic coins included Gold Mohur, Silver Rupiya, Pagoda, Anna, Fanams and Cash Four centuries ago ships set sail in search of...

English Gold Noble Coins of King Edward III (1327-77)

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #342 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

New World Coins – Unicorn of Scotland Available from Royal Mint...

The Royal Mint is to unleash the legendary Unicorn of Scotland onto a range of collectable coins celebrating the 10 ‘Queen’s Beasts’ of British...

1839 Rupee Breaks Record Becoming the First Silver British Indian Coin...

A packed auction room and sixty one online bidders competed to buy a piece of numismatic history last Friday, in the second of three...

NGC-Certified World and Ancient Coins Top Heritage Auctions’ ANA Sale

Coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) stood out in Heritage Auctions’ recent Platinum Night sale, held in conjunction with the American Numismatic Association’s...

World Coin Market – 2016 Demand for Quality British Coins Increasing

Charles I (1625-49), Shilling, Tower Mint under Parliament. mint mark ‘eye’ both sides (1645). When you own this piece of ART you have distinguished...

1933 Penny Sets World Record for Copper, Bronze Coin at Auction

Baldwins’ auction room at 399 Strand was the venue for one of the most important numismatic events in recent years as the 1933 Pattern...

World Coins – Affordable Fourpence Silver Groats of King Henry VIII

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #361 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Henry VIII is...

Collecting Strategies: The Financially Painless Way To Collect Gold Coins

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek....   The appeal of gold is universal, and it has nothing to do with the state of one's finances. A desire to own the...

Krause Announces 2017 Coin of the Year Award Nominees

Australia and Canada have the most nominations in the annual Coin of the Year Award competition By Krause Publications .....   The first round of voting for...

English Gold Noble Coins of Kings Richard II, Henry IV and...

GREAT BRITAIN. Henry IV, 1399-1413. Noble A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #346 This discussion is about the...

Anti-Counterfeiting: New Techs Fight Fake Coins

By Steven Cochran for Gainesville Coins ......   As The Royal Mint begins production of a new 12-sided £1 coin made with their recently-patented anti-counterfeiting measures,...

Top 10 Women on World Coins, Part 2

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Link to Part 1 5.) Irene of Athens Like much of the Middle Ages, the history of the...

Royal Mint Launches ‘Red Dragon of Wales’ Queen’s Beasts Bullion Coins

The ‘Red Dragon of Wales’ to feature on Royal Mint gold and silver bullion coins A dramatic interpretation of the heraldic ‘Red Dragon of Wales’...

Celebrating St. George – Symbolic Saint of England and the Gold...

St. George’s Day – 23 April 2015 The dramatic depiction of St. George conquering the dragon is an image that has long been associated with...

Rare & Historically Important English Gold Sovereigns of King Henry VII

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, column #184………. A CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Rare 1681 silver Halfcrown of King Charles II, with mark of...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #239 A CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds........... Halfcrowns,...

The Vast Influence of the East India Company and Their Rare...

By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   On December 31, 1600, Queen Elizabeth (later the first) of England bestowed a Royal Charter upon the...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Amazing English Gold Sovereign of Henry...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #127 ….. During the evening of...

Royal Mint Introduces ‘The Queen’s Beasts’ Gold, Silver Bullion Coins

The Queen's Beasts 2016 – The Lion - 1 oz Gold Bullion Coin The Royal Mint has expanded its world-respected bullion portfolio with the addition...

Enough to leave the King speechless… George VI gold coin set...

The rare set from the reign of Prince William's great-grandfather sold at Baldwin's auction Baldwin's completed its much anticipated auction of British Coins, World Coins,...

Rare English Gold Sovereign of Queen Mary I

Coin Rarities and Related Topics by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #143 ….. During the morning...

APMEX Announces Queen’s Beasts Platinum Coin

APMEX, the nation’s largest Precious Metals e-retailer, is thrilled to announce the arrival of the first-ever 1 oz Platinum bullion coin from The Royal...

Metal Detecting – U.K. Ranks Its Top 20 Treasures

By Everett Millman - Gainesvillecoins.com ......   Most aspiring treasure hunters are aware that Great Britain is essentially the metal detecting treasure capital of the world Aside...

Royal Mint Says Possible Counterfeit of UK’s New £1 Coin Is...

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Over the weekend, British media (especially the tabloids) began to report that a man had discovered a counterfeit version of...

World Coins – Rose-Ryals, 30 Shilling Gold Coins of King James...

Lot 1008 - James I, third coinage, rose ryal, mm. spur rowel (1619-1620) A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ..... Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and...

How The Royal Mint is Attempting to Redefine “Legal Tender”...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ......   Royal Mint Refusal to Redeem Commemorative Coins at Face Value Calls Into Question Value of Modern...