The Daric: Persian Gold – CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   The Achaemenid Empire of Persia ruled much of the Middle East from 550 to 330 BCE. With a diversity...

Coin Profile: United States 1911-D Lincoln Cent

Lincoln Cent Description The Lincoln cent is the United States’ longest-serving coin. Its 1909 debut marked the centennial of the birth of Abraham Lincoln, and its elegant sculptural design...

Ancient Coin Profile – The First Facing Portrait of a King

Ancient Coins - LYCIA. Dynasts of Lycia, Perikles (c.375-360 BCE), Silver Stater   Ancient Coin Profiles by Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ...... Lycia was...

United States 1921 Peace Dollar

Description: The 1921 Peace dollar is the debut issue of Anthony de Francisci's Art Deco design, produced from 1921-1928 and then again for two years...

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Kookaburra 2oz Silver Proof...

This extraordinary 2oz silver Proof gilded high-relief coin celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Australian Kookaburra Proof Coin. A first from The Perth Mint,...

U.S. Colonial Coin Profile: Finest Certified Sommer Islands Small Portholes Sixpence

Known as the Bermuda Islands today, the Sommer Islands were uninhabited until discovered and eventually settled by means of a series of shipwrecks. The...

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Kangaroo 1oz Silver Gilded...

This spectacular silver gilded coin features a true blue Aussie icon – the kangaroo, gilded in stunning 24-carat gold. Each coin is meticulously struck by...

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 End of WWII 75th...

This 1/10oz silver coin commemorates 75 years since the end of World War II (WWII), which was the deadliest international conflict in history, accounting...

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Brisbane Expo Privy Mark...

This exclusive 2020 Brisbane Money Expo ANDA Special from The Perth Mint celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Australian Kookaburra Bullion Coin. The coin...

Coin Profile: United States 1982-P Roosevelt Dime

Description President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's portrait on the dime was a fitting choice in 1946. He was a revered figure for many of the "Greatest Generation":...

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Kangaroo 1/4oz Gold Proof...

The Perth Mint is pleased to present this gorgeous 1/4oz gold Proof Kangaroo featuring the latest kangaroo design. Struck by The Perth Mint from 1/4oz...

Classic Coin Profile: United States 1838-O Dime

Description The New Orleans Mint was one of three branches of the United States Mint authorized to be opened by the Coinage Act of March...

Rare US Gold Coin Profiles: MS-68 CAC Three Dollar Gold

In response to the financial stresses and uncertainties of the Civil War, the government suspended specie payments late in 1861. Precious metal coinage was...

United States 1928-S Lincoln Cent

Description The Lincoln cent is the United States' longest-serving coin. Its 1909 debut marked the centennial of the birth of Abraham Lincoln and its elegant...

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Wedge-Tailed Eagle 1oz Platinum...

This extraordinary 1 oz platinum Wedge-Tailed Eagle Proof coin features a fresh new design celebrating Australia’s largest bird of prey from renowned American coin engraver...

Modern Coin Profile – Austrian Mint 2020 “Big Data” 25 Euro...

2020 Austria Silver Niobium Coin Big Data €25 BU The internet creates infinite possibilities and gives instant answers by placing the world at our fingertips....

Ancient Coin Profile: 9 Solidi Medallion of Constantine the Great

Gold medallions were gifts produced for the Roman emperor to bestow upon high-ranking civilian and military individuals, as well as "foreign ambassadors and chieftains...

World Coin Profiles: Finest Known Gold Ship Ryal of Elizabeth I

Our upcoming April 22-27 Central States World Coins Signature Auction features an absolutely spectacular Elizabeth I (1558-1603) gold "Ship" Ryal of 15 Shillings, graded...

Modern Coin Profiles: United States 1979-P Susan B. Anthony Dollar

The Birth (and Death) of the Modern Small Dollar Of all of the coins struck over the long career of the United States Mint, no...

Silver Bullion Round Profile – 1/10 oz Fractional Silver Round –...

This beautiful Fractional Silver round is patterned after the $2.50 and $5 Indian Head gold coins minted from 1908 to 1929. This popular incuse,...

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Dragon 1oz Gold, Silver...

The Perth Mint is excited to release these 1oz gold and silver bullion coins featuring two Chinese dragons in a unique rectangular format. In Chinese...

Coin Profile – China 1995 Panda 10 Yuan 1 Oz Silver...

Description: The 10-Yuan one-ounce 1995 Silver Panda is a bullion coin produced by the official mint of the People’s Republic of China. The Silver Panda...

Gobrecht Silver Dollars – The Most Misunderstood Coin

1836 C. GOBRECHT name below base, stars in obverse field, plain edge. Die alignment: eagles flies level, coin turn and eagle flies level medal...

Classic US Coin Profiles: Possibly the Finest 1916-D Lincoln Cent

The story of the 1916-D Lincoln cent, which claims a mintage approaching 36 million coins, mirrors those of its contemporaries. The issue can be...

CoinWeek IQ: United States 1921-S Morgan Dollar Zerbe Proof

Description The Zerbe Proof 1921-S Morgan dollar is one of the rarest and most enigmatic issues of the Morgan dollar series. The Morgan dollar, known more...

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Surfboard 2oz Silver Colored...

One of Australia’s most popular pastimes, surfing is enjoyed by millions of people around the country. In an Australian first, this colored coin is...

Coin Profiles: United States 1794 Flowing Hair Dollar

Description The United States silver dollar denomination was authorized by the Mint Act of April 2, 1792, but not produced until the fall of 1794....

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Hand of Faith 1oz...

These commemorative gold and silver bullion coins mark 40 years since the discovery of the Hand of Faith nugget. The largest gold nugget still in...

Coin Profiles: United States 1924 Saint-Gaudens $20 Double Eagle Gold Coin

Description: Acclaimed as one of the most beautiful and artistic numismatic designs ever realized in the United States, the Saint-Gaudens $20 gold double eagle is...

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Kookaburra 2 Kilo Silver...

The Perth Mint is excited to release this spectacular 2 kilo silver coin featuring the Australian kookaburra. Known as Australia’s ‘king of the bush’, kookaburras...