World Coin Profiles – English Gold Coin Spur-Ryal (15 Shillings) of...

Spur-Ryal (15 Shillings), ND (1619-24). Third Coinage James I (1603-25). NGC MS-64. James I (James VI of Scotland) came to power at the age of...

The 1856-S Eagle: A Study of Mintmark Varieties

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com....   I’d like to thank collector John Toffaletti for writing this interesting study of 1856-S eagles and contributing it to raregoldcoins.com...

Look Back: United States 2011 September 11 National Medal

Description: The 2011 September 11 National Medal honors the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York City, Washington, D.C., and...

The Fabulous Eric Newman Collection, part 5: 1796 U.S. Half Dollars

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #194 A Weekly Column for CoinWeek by...

Australia 2015 Remembrance Day $2 Coin

Description:   According to statistics kept by the Australian War Memorial, 61,254 Australians service members lost their lives serving in World War I. That service and sacrifice...

Switzerland 2015 2,000 Years of Aventicum 50 Franc Gold Coin

Description: Aventicum was an important ancient Roman and Swiss town, founded near the beginning of the common era (CE) and enjoying several centuries of growth...

1877 Half Union Pattern in Gilt Copper

The 1877 fifty dollar patterns, named half unions, were struck in both Large and Small Head varieties, both types using a common reverse. One...

U.S. Mint: September Sale Date for Standing Liberty Gold Coins

News and Updates from the United States Mint By CoinWeek News Staff .... According to Michael White at the United States Mint, the Standing Liberty 2016...

United States 1999 Connecticut 50 State Quarter

Description: Between 1999 and 2008, the 50 State Quarters circulating commemorative coin program honored each state in the order in which it joined the Union....

Switzerland 2016 Swiss Red Cross 150th Anniversary 20 Franc Silver Coin

Description: The Swiss Red Cross (SRC) celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2016, and the Swiss Mint is memorializing the occasion on a 20-franc coin. The...

Rare Double Eagles Highlight Long Beach Offerings

An outstanding selection of rare twenty dollar gold coins highlights Heritage's upcoming US Coins Signature Auction, to take place May 30-June 3 at the...

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 2001 New York 50 State Quarter

Description: The 2001 New York state quarter is a circulating commemorative coin that, by an awful twist of fate, became one of the most widely...

A World of Money – Extremely Rare Russian Domination of Korea...

King Kojong assumed the title of Emperor Kuang Mu in 1897 and struggled to preserve Korea's independence during a tumultuous time in history when...

The Unique 1755-S Santa Fe 4 Escudos from the Eldorado Collection

1755-S Santa Fe 4 Escudos Discovery Coin, Ex. Eliasberg   Crossing the block next week as lot 11306 at our official auction of the New York...

Latvia 2015 150 Years of Firefighting in Latvia 5-Euro Silver Coin

Description:   The Bank of Latvia has issued a .925 silver 5-euro coin to commemorate 150 years of firefighting in Latvia. Latvia's first firefighters' brigade was formed...

Ancient Coin Profiles: Roman Gold Aureus of Julius Caesar

Overview: Julius Caesar The Roman general and dictator Julius Caesar is still famous 2,061 years after his death, though most people are probably more familiar with...

Germany 2016 Otto Dix 20 Euro Silver Coin

Description: The 2016 German 20 Euro silver commemorative coin honoring the 125th birthday of Wilhelm Heinrich Otto Dix celebrates an artist who had an illustrious...

What are Proof Coins Anyway?

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation....   Two of the most basic terms that anyone new to numismatics needs to understand are Business Strike and...

Australia 2016 Kookaburra 10 oz Silver Coin

Description: The Perth Mint continues their popular Kookaburra series of bullion coins with the 2016 issue of the .999 fine 10-ounce silver coin. First released...

France 2015 Kings and Presidents Charles de Gaulle 200 Euro Gold...

Description: I call upon all Frenchmen who want to remain free to listen to my voice and follow me. These were the words that French General...

Latvia 2015 500 Years of Riga Castle 5 Euro Silver Coin

Description: For centuries, Riga Castle's silhouette on the bank of the Daugava River has stood as a symbol of Latvian strength and pride. While the...

Women of France: Joséphine de Beauharnais 2018 Gold, Silver Proof Coins...

Series Inspiration In 2016, Monnaie de Paris launched a new series that pays tribute to French History through the women who have had an influence...

The Coin Analyst: Update on 25th Anniversary Silver Eagle Sets

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Collectors who ordered 25th anniversary silver eagle sets from the Mint on October 27 are eagerly awaiting shipment of their...

Coin Profile: 1808 Quarter Eagle a Rare One-Year Type Coin

Johann Matthias (John) Reich was a Bavarian native who learned the engraving trade from his father, Johann Christian Reich. According to L. Forrer in...

Profiles in Coinage: 2016-W Mercury Dime Gold Coin

This CoinWeek Video is sponsored by Minshull Trading. The United States Mint pays homage to three classic 20th-century coin designs in 2016, starting with a...

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...

Korea 2015 Seventh World Water Forum 1000 Won Tri-Metallic Coin

Description: Established in 1996, the World Water Forum is a triennial conference dedicated to discovery and implementation of solutions to global water challenges. The organization...

Apollo in Reverse: Incuse Silver Stater from Künker on MA-Shops

By CoinWeek ....   A simple yet intriguing design from the ancient Mediterranean In Classical Antiquity, the southern part of Italy (including Sicily) was known by the...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Half Dollars of 1811, with emphasis...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #169 ….. Though more than two...