World Coin News – The New British £1 Coin and the...

The Queen’s 90th Birthday 2016 UK Gold Proof Kilo Coin On January 30, samples of some of the thousands of coins produced by The Royal...

New World Records at Baldwin’s Coin Auction 96

A H Baldwin & Sons Ltd was the centre of the numismatic world on September 25, as Auction 96, held at 399 Strand in...

Designer of Queen’s Fifth Portrait Kicks off Circulating Coin Production

The designer of the fifth definitive coinage portrait of Her Majesty The Queen has kicked off production of the new 2015 circulating coins that...

Royal Mint celebrates ‘Greatest Briton of all time’ Sir Winston Churchill...

By The Royal Mint....   The Royal Mint has unveiled the theme of its third United Kingdom £20 for £20 coin as the great British statesman...

CoinWeek News Wire for August 19, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for August 19, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Gold Is Hot This Year. So Are Fakes “If we sit and wait around for...

The Royal Mint introduces its 2014 Britannia Proof Collection

The 2014 Britannia Proof Collection… and the United Kingdom’s smallest coin The changing face of Britain as personified by the figure of Britannia is captured...

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...

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...

The Royal Mint to Gift Silver Pennies to Babies Born on...

To celebrate the arrival of the new addition to the Royal Family, The Royal Mint is to gift 2,015 babies born on the same...

Rare British Pattern Crown Certified by NGC

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified one of only two known Great Britain 1950 Pattern Crowns. It is graded NGC MS 63. The 1950 Pattern...

Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Proof Coins Unveiled

The Royal Mint has revealed precious metal variants of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Proof Coins following the successful launch of the Brilliant Uncirculated...

A Brief History of the Royal Mint: Pre-Decimal Coinage

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   Click here for Part 1 Last time I gave a brief history of The Royal Mint in London,...

UK Coin Auctioneer Baldwin’s to Offer Impressive “Hemisphere Coin Collection”

A collection of Gold Sovereigns that spans 525 years, 15 Monarchs and seven mints, will be offered for sale by London based auctioneers, A....

Three Collections Bolster Heritage ANA World & Ancient Coin Auctions

Thursday, August 11, 2016 at the Anaheim Convention Center; featuring the Cape Coral of Multiple Talers, the Redwood Collection of Swiss Coinage, and the...

A World of Money: The Oxford Triple Unite to be offered...

In Heritage's upcoming CICF World and Ancient Coins auction, to take place in Chicago April 26-30, there is an an example of the rare...

The Royal Mint Launches World War I UK Coin Series

The Royal Mint’s World War I Coin Series commemorates the First World War, and the journey from outbreak to armistice... As the world prepares to...

Royal Mint and P&O Cruises Commemorate Launch of Two Iconic Britannias

By The Royal Mint....   The Royal Mint and P&O Cruises have commemorated the launch of two iconic ‘Britannias’ in 2015 – a new United Kingdom...

Royal Mint: The UK’s First £50 Face Value Coin

The Royal Mint has announced that it is to launch the UK’s first face value £50 for £50 coin. Celebrating the year that Her...

Royal Mint Reveals Remembrance Day 2015 Alderney £5 Coin

Since 2012 The Royal Mint has struck a special Remembrance Day Alderney £5 Coin featuring the poppy – a widely recognised symbol of remembrance...

The Royal Mint Unveils 2015 Sovereign UK Gold Coin

CoinWeek Staff Reports... The Royal Mint has unveiled the 2015 Sovereign UK Gold Bullion Coin. The popular 22 carat gold coin features Ian Rank-Broadley’s effigy of...

New Coins from Atlas Numismatics – November 2016

By Atlas Numismatics ......   New Inventory These six coins are just a sample of the 304 recent additions to our inventory. We have added new material...

Royal Mint Continues Shēngxiào Collection with 2016 Year of the Monkey...

The Royal Mint has revealed its design for the Lunar Year of the Monkey - an eagerly anticipated annual event in The Royal Mint’s...

Two Rare Mysteries from Colonial India at July 15 Spink Coins...

On July 15, 2015, the Spink London sale of Ancient, British & Foreign Coins and Commemorative Medals will be showcasing some exceptional lots from...

5,000 Anglo Saxon Coins Found In UK Countryside

By Nick Huxsted - Arrowfile ....... One of the largest ever UK discoveries of Anglo Saxon coins has been unearthed by a metal detector enthusiast...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 9, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 9, 2016 Brain Food 1.) The birth and death of paper money Kublai Khan, said Marco Polo, had ‘a more...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Choice, historical British Coins Auctioned in...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #147 ....   Last week, Stack’s-Bowers and...

Boy’s Pirate Chest Yields Extremely Rare British Gold Coin

One of only 15 known, Queen Anne ‘Vigo’ 5-guinea coin will be auctioned Nov. 16 in Greater London, with $240K-$300K estimate By Boningtons Auctioneers ......   Bonington’s...

The East India Company Releases Limited Edition Guinea and Sovereign Gold...

Ancestors to the modern-day Pound coin go on sale for £1,395  London -  The East India Company has released a very small limited edition...

Some Familiar Faces on MA-Shops.com

By CoinWeek....   Already a notable presence in the European market, MA-Shops--the online marketplace created by German engineer Joachim Schwiening--is poised to grow into a significant...

Royal Mint Marks Birth of Royal Flying Corps with WWI Aviation...

The Royal Mint is to continue its First World War ‘Outbreak to Armistice’ collection with the 2017 Aviation £2 coin, marking the contribution of...