United States 1870-S $3 Gold Coin

United States 1870-S $3 Gold Coin

By CoinWeek IQ .....   A great numismatic rarity was interred in the northeast cornerstone of the second San Francisco Mint on May 25, 1870, during...

Canada 2015 Lost Ships in Canadian Waters: Franklin’s Lost Expedition $20 Silver Coin

Description:   170 years ago, two British naval ships set sail to chart the last stretch of the Northwest Passage - the navigable route that connects...
United States 1989-D Roosevelt Dime

United States 1989-D Roosevelt Dime

The choice to memorialize President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on the dime, made shortly after his death in 1945, was a fitting one. Having served...

United States 1893-CC Morgan Dollar

Description The Morgan dollar gets its name from United States Mint engraver George T. Morgan, who designed the dollar coin in competition with then-Chief Engraver...

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Tuvalu 2020 Chinese New Year 1oz Silver Coin

Chinese New Year is one of the most important celebrations for Chinese people across the globe. It is a time for families to reunite,...

Beautiful Gold 100 Corona Coin from Gorny & Mosch on MA-Shops

By CoinWeek ....   In 1908, Emperor Franz Joseph I had been on the throne of the Austro-Hungarian Empire for 60 years - an almost miraculously...
reverse, Australia 2016 Kookaburra 1 kilo Silver Bullion Coin - Perth Mint

Australia 2016 Kookaburra 1 Kilo Silver Coin

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

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Mini Roo 0.5g Gold Coin

The cute and tiny gold Mini Roo returns in 2020 with a new coin design. Struck by The Perth Mint from 0.5g of 99.99%...

United States 1908 No Motto Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle $20 Gold Coin

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...
United States 1912-D Liberty Nickel

United States 1912-D Liberty Nickel

Images courtesy David Lawrence Rare Coins   The 1912-D Liberty Head nickel was struck during the only year when any of the coins in the series...

United States 1982 Lincoln Cent

1982 was a landmark year for the United States one-cent coin, as the metallic composition of the coin was changed from bronze to copper-plated...

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...
Obverse, France 2017 marianne 5,000 Euro Gold Proof Coin. Image courtesy Monnaie de Paris

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

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,...

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...
United States 1971-S Eisenhower Dollar with Blue Pack

United States 1971-S Eisenhower Dollar

While the country at large's desire for a large dollar coin at the start of the 1970s was hardly demonstrable, the gaming industry developed...

United States 1887 Morgan Silver Dollar

Description Morgan dollar production continued at its Congressionally mandated pace in 1887, despite the fact that even 10 years into the series' run it had...

Canada 2016 100th Anniversary Women’s Right to Vote $1 Coin

Description: A century ago, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta granted most women the right to vote in provincial elections, beginning the journey that would one day...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 10 Euro Cent

10 Euro Cent (2002-Present) The 10 euro cent coin is the first of three "nordic gold" coins in the euro series. The coin is slightly smaller...

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – 2019 The Simpsons – Marge 1oz Silver Proof Coin

First introduced in 1987, the Simpson family originally appeared in 30-second segments on The Tracey Ullman Show. Two years later, The Simpsons premiered as...

Rare Coin Profile: 1827/3/2 Capped Bust Quarter, PCGS PR64 CAC

The following Coin Profile comes from Heritage Auctions, which is auctioning this coin from the Eugene H. Gardner Collection, auction #1213 on June 23,...

Russia 2015 Year of Literature in Russia 3 Ruble Proof Silver Coin

Description: The Bank of Russia has celebrates the enormous contribution of Russian writers and poets with a colorized silver three-ruble commemorative coin. The coin is part of...

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2019 Jewelled Dragon 10oz Gold Proof Coin

The Perth Mint is delighted to present The Jewelled Dragon, an exceptional collectable showcasing rare and spectacular treasures from two Western Australian icons –...

Greece 2015 Aristophanes 10 Euro Silver Proof Coin

Description: The Greek 2015 Aristophanes 10-euro silver proof coin is part of the Greek Culture series of 10-euro denomination coins minted by the Bank of...

NGC Certifies Unique Proof 1854 $10

Coin is one of only a handful of higher denomination proof coins from the 1850s known. NGC recently identified and certified a proof 1854 $10...

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 1999 Delaware 50 State Quarter

Description The 1999 Delaware quarter, released on January 1, was the first issue in the 50 States Quarters series and honors the first state to...

Ancient Gold Coin Profiles – Civic Badge of Cyzicus

Ancient Gold Coin - Mysia, Cyzicus. Hekte circa 500-450 By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   Cyzicus was one of the great trade cities...

Russia 2015 XVI FINA World Championships 2015 in Kazan 3 Ruble Silver Coin

Description:   The Bank of Russia has issued a silver three-ruble coin to commemorate Russia's hosting of the XVI FINA games in Kazan, Russia. FINA is the Fédération...

Coin Profile: Proof 1860 $20 Double Eagle

1860 $20 PR64 Cameo NGC. The Breen Proof Encyclopedia records something north of 30 complete gold proof sets minted for 1860, although the...
Ukraine 2016 100 Years of the Fire Truck in Ukraine 5 Hryvnia Coin

Ukraine 2016 100 Years of the Fire Truck in Ukraine 5 Hryvnia Coin

Description The Ukrainian 100 Years of the Fire Truck in Ukraine 5 hryvnia coin does double duty as a commemorative coin. First, it celebrates the...