Austria 2017 Wildlife in Our Sights: The Alpine Ibex 100 Euro...

Description: A species of wild goat with impressive horns that can grow up to a metre in length, the Alpine ibex (Capra ibex) can be...

World Coin Profiles – Australian Opal Lunar Series – Year of...

The Perth Mint has unveiled its newest issue in its long-running lunar coin series. This year's coin features a beautiful full-color opal vignette of...

Austria 2018 Empress Maria Theresa – Clemency & Faith 20 Euro...

Description: The third coin in the Austrian Mint's four-coin Empress Maria Theresa - Treasures of History series features the only ever female ruler of the...

World Coin Profile: France 2018 Marianne – Equality 1,000 Euro Gold...

Description: Marianne is the national symbol of the Republic of France, the personification of both Liberty and Reason. Born of the 18th-century philosophical movement known...

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2018 Wedge-Tailed Eagle High Relief...

The Wedge-tailed Eagle is Australia’s largest bird of prey and one of the biggest eagles in the world. Found throughout mainland Australia, Tasmania and...

Austria 2017 Colorful Creatures: The Kingfisher 3 Euro Glow-in-the-Dark Coin

Description: The Austrian Mint launched the Colorful Creatures series of three-euro glow-in-the-dark collector coins in October 2016 and will release a new coin about every...

Austria 2018 Colorful Creatures: The Parrot 3 Euro Glow-in-the-Dark Coin

Description: The Austrian Mint launched the Colorful Creatures series of three-euro glow-in-the-dark collector coins in October 2016 and will release a new coin about every...

Heritage Auctions – Condition Census 1881 Proof Three Dollar Gold Coin

With only 500 circulation strikes produced, the 1881 three dollar gold piece boasts the lowest mintage in the series and is an important key...

Coin Stories: Where Charles Barber Found Inspiration for a New Series...

After 55 years, the Seated Liberty half dollar design had become somewhat of a dinosaur. A classic, yes. Exciting, no. The design was heavily...

Austria 2018 Alfred Adler 50 Euro Proof Gold Coin

Alfred Adler (1870-1937), advocate of the second Viennese school of psychotherapy and founder of individual psychology. His optimistic doctrine of man came to world...

World Coin Profile – The 17th Century St. Patrick Halfpenny

The St. Patrick halfpenny was a milled coin minted in the 17th century in England, Ireland and Wales. The reverse design shows King David...

Ancient Coins: The Beginning of Coinage

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection .........   The Beginning of Coinage Shown with expressive and diverse imagery today, ancient coins started from...

Austria 2017 Sigmund Freud 50 Euro Proof Gold Coin

The Austrian Mint started their three-coin series on the Vienna schools of psychotherapy with the pioneer: the inventor of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud. He was...

Austria 2018 Raphael – The Healing Angel 10 Euro Silver Coin

The third coin of in the Austrian Mint's "Heavenly Messengers" series is dedicated to Raphael, the prototype of a guardian angel. The story of...

From the Icy Waters of the Atlantic: The WWII Treasure of...

The German commander of the Nazi U-boat fleet predicted that by using submarines to cut off Britain’s overseas commerce, Germany could bring the mighty...

One of America’s Greatest Coins: The 1917-S Walking Liberty Half Dollar...

World War 1 Coinage by the US Mint includes the Walking Liberty Half Dollar In 1914, British Foreign Secretary Sir Edward Grey famously said of...

Austria 2017 Gabriel – The Annunciation Angel 10 Euro Silver Coin

The second coin in the Austrian Mint's Heavenly Messenger series is all about Gabriel : a powerful being that awes people and brings good news....

Coin Profiles – The 1850 $5 Moffat Gold Coin – A...

Moffat Gold Coin - Imagine this for a moment: private issuance of currency isn’t frowned upon. In fact, it’s legal. There is an abundance...

World Coin Profile: France 2017 Marianne – Liberty 5,000 Euro Gold...

Description: Marianne is the national symbol of the Republic of France, a fusion of the personifications of Liberty and Reason. Born of the 18th-century Enlightenment,...

Ancient Coins – Coinage of the Ancient Olympics

Ancient Olympics - Elis, Olympia, 87th-90th Olympiad, 432-420 BC. AR Stater By Russell A. Augustin - AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection ......   One of...

World Coin Profile: France 2017 Marianne – Liberty 1,000 Euro Gold...

Description: Marianne is the national symbol of the Republic of France, a fusion of the personifications of Liberty and Reason. Born of the 18th-century Enlightenment,...

Ancient Roman Gold Coins – Faustina, Wife of Marcus Aurelius

Ancinet Roman Gold Coin - Aureus of Faustina Junior, wife of Marcus Aurelius By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ...... Annia Galeria Faustina was...

Sesquicentennial Exposition of 1926 – Get Lady Liberty as a 1920s...

Sesquicentennial Exposition of 1926 - When you think of ways to honor your country, what do you think of? -  For nations around the world,...

Heritage Auctions – Rare 9 Leaves 1795 Small Eagle Reverse Gold...

The Philadelphia Mint struck gold coins for the first time in 1795, when a reported mintage of 5,583 Capped Bust Right eagles was accomplished....

Ancient Coin Profiles – Goddess Tanit on Carthaginian Gold & Silver...

Overview: Carthage At its peak, the ancient North African city of Carthage rivaled the Eternal City of Rome for military and economic control of the western...

The French in Vietnam – Rare 1946 French Indochinese Piastre Pattern...

French Indochinese piastre By CoinWeek ....   Compared to Portugal and Spain, France was late colonizing Asia and the Far East. Its involvement in Southeast Asian affairs...

Ancient Coins – A Celebration of Music with a Greek “Guitar”

Olynthus, 355-352. Chalcidian league, 432-348. Tetradrachm, silver Ancient Greek "guitar" - the reverse depicts a kithara from which the word “guitar” is derived. By Russell A....

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Rare Knob 6, No Stem...

The 1806 Knob 6, No Stem O-108 Bust half dollar is one of the greatest rarities in the Draped Bust half Dollar series. Examples have...

United States 2018 Preamble to the Declaration of Independence: Life Platinum...

Description: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights,...

United States 2018 World War I Army Veterans Centennial Silver $1...

Description: It was the "War to End All Wars". When the United States entered the conflict on April 6, 1917, World War I had been raging...