Ancient Greek Coins – The Tumultuous History of Kamarina

Ancient Greek Coins of Kamarina by Russell A. Augustin - AU Capital Management, LLC ......   The history of Kamarina, a port city on the southern...

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...

Canada 2016 Mythical Realms of the Haida Series: The Orca 5 Ounce Gold Coin

Description: From the Royal Canadian Mint: Haida Gwaii is a place of astounding natural beauty; a land of ancient legends where mythical beings move about in...

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2019 World Money Fair Special Kookaburra 1oz Silver...

Celebrating the 2019 World Money Fair, the Perth Mint has released an exclusive coin show special featuring the 2019 Australian kookaburra design in vivid...

Coin Profiles – The Phantom Silver Dollars Of 1895

By Tom DeLorey – Harlan J Berk Ltd. .....   The Morgan dollar has long been one of the most popular American coin series, apparently second...
obverse, 2016 Mercury Dime Gold Coin

U.S. Mint 2016 Mercury Dime Centennial Gold Coin Sales Open April 21

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2016 Mercury Dime Centennial Gold Coin (product code 16XB) starting on April 21 at noon...
reverse, Australia 2016 Remember Me Convict Love Token $1 Copper Uncirculated Coin

Australia 2016 Remember Me Convict Love Token $1 Copper Coin

Description: The 2016 Convict Love Token One Dollar coin series is an Australian commemorative program rooted in the history of Australia’s founding as a nation....

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

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 1972-D Washington Quarter

United States 1972-D Washington Quarter

Intended to be a circulating commemorative coin honoring the bicentennial of the birth of America’s first president, the Washington quarter as originally designed was struck...
1877 Half Union Pattern in Gilt Copper

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...

United States 2015 Lyndon B. Johnson $1 Coin

Description: The Presidential Dollar Coin Act (Public Law 109-145) was passed into law on December 22, 2005. The Act compelled the Secretary of the Treasury...

Monnaie de Paris Commemorates Surrealist Guillaume Apollinaire on New Gold, Silver Proof Coins

Guillaume Apollinaire Born the 26th of August, 1880, Guillaume Apollinaire (originally named Guglielmo de Kostrowitzky) was a french poet and writer considered one of the...

Spain 2015 70 Years of Peace 10 Euro Silver Coin

Description: To mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, the Mint of Spain produced a limited edition 10-euro silver commemorative coin. The...

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

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...

World Coin Profiles – France 2018 Aviation & History: Dakota Gold and Silver Coins

The Series This new series on aviation and its history is paying tribute to major historical aircraft along with their stories. From the Spirit of...
United States 1928-S Lincoln Cent

United States 1928-S Lincoln Cent

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...
reverse, Australia 2016 Gaol Bird Convict Love Token $1 copper uncirculated coin

Australia 2016 Gaol Bird Convict Love Token $1 Copper Unc. Coin

Description: The 2016 Convict Love Token One Dollar coin series is an Australian commemorative initiative that hearkens back to the roots of Australia’s founding as...

United States 1978 Eisenhower Dollar

Even though the United States had no real need for a large dollar coin at the start of the 1970s, the gaming industry developed...

Coin Profile – The Owl of Athena (circa 449–413 BCE) Silver Tetradrachm

Silver tetradrachm coin depicting the owl of Athena (circa 449–413 BCE). The inscription "ΑΘΕ" is an abbreviation of ΑΘΗΝΑΙΩΝ, which may be translated as...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Norweb-Richmond 1854-S $2.5 Gold Coin (Quarter Eagle)

News & Analysis on rare  coins,  markets, and the coin collecting community #74 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds On Oct. 14th, in Pittsburgh, the Norweb-Richmond...

The Stack’s-Bowers 2013 ANA Rarities Night, Part 3: Famous 1878-S Liberty Seated Half Dollar

A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, column...
Austria 2017 Spring Lamb 5 Euro Silver Coin. Image courtesy Austrian Mint

Austria 2017 Miracle of Life: Spring Lamb 5 Euro Silver Coin

Description: On Easter, Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, an event pivotal to His mission of salvation. Because of this, Easter is perhaps the holiest...
United States 1887-O Morgan Dollar

United States 1887-O Morgan Dollar

The 1887-O Morgan dollar, known more officially as the Liberty Head dollar, is a silver coin that was struck at the New Orleans branch...

Ancient Coin Profile – Pompeia’s Pick: A Jewish War Shekel of Year 5

By Lorie Ann Hambly for Heritage Auctions ......   One of the most important coins in this year's Platinum Night offering is also one of the...
France 2017 Auguste Rodin 100 Euro Silver Coin. Image courtesy Monnaie de Paris

France 2017 Auguste Rodin 100 Euro Silver Coin

The French Mint honors artist Auguste Rodin on a 100 Euro silver commemorative coin released in 2017. The French artist, famous for iconic sculptures...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: $1.38 Million Auction Record for a $5 gold coin

News & Analysis on scarce coins, markets, and the collecting community #90 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds....   At the FUN Convention in Orlando, an 1829...
Athens AR Tetradrachm. New Style Coinage, circa 154-153 BC

Ancient Greek Coins – New Style Athens Tetradrachm

Attica, Athens AR Tetradrachm. New Style Coinage, circa 154-153 BC By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   Athens was once immensely powerful and independent,...

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Great Southern Land 1oz Silver Proof Opal...

This coin features the great southern Australian continent in stunning Australian opal. Australia is the planet’s sixth-largest country yet the smallest of the world’s...
Obverse, Austria 2017 Colorful Creatures: The Tiger 3 Euro Glow-in-the-Dark Coin. Image courtesy Austrian Mint

Austria 2017 Colorful Creatures: The Tiger 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 2002 Austria Through the Ages: Prince Eugen of Savoy 20 Euro Silver Coin

Description: The sixth issue of the Austrian Mint’s “Austria Through the Ages” coin series features the Baroque Period, an era in Western European art that...