World Coins – “Star of Lima” Coinage of 1659-1660

“Star of Lima” Coinage of 1659 By Daniel Frank Sedwick - Sedwick Coins - Treasure and World Coin Auctions ........   This is a case of “it’s...

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...

2016 Australia Northern Sky Cassiopeia $5 Silver Coin

Description: From the Royal Australian Mint: This is the first coin of a three-coin Northern Sky series featuring the celebrated domed shape coin. In Greek mythology,...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 2003: Prince Metternich (Fürst Metternich) 20...

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 20 Euro Silver Coin – Prince Metternich | Fürst Metternich (2003) Austria Through the Ages Series (2000-2003) Description: This, the third issue in the Austrian...

Finland 2015 Gallen-Kallela 2 Euro Coin

Description: On October 10, 2015, in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the birth of Finnish painter Akseli Gallen-Kallela (1865-1931), the Mint of Finland has released...

World Coin Profile – British Virgin Islands 2015 – Pink Titanium...

British Virgin Islands 2015  - Pink Titanium Coin Description Following the popularity of previous Titanium coins, Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of a...

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...

Canada 2016 The Universe: Glow-in-the-Dark $20 Proof Silver Coin

Description: For lovers of astronomy, the heavens are a tantalizing window on other, more distant worlds. For the better part of the past 70 years,...

British Antarctic Territory 2015 Centenary of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition Proof...

Description:   The Pobjoy Mint commemorates the heroic story of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-1917) with a silver £2 commemorative coin honoring Sir Ernest Shackleton and the...

Austria 30 Years of the European Union Flag 2 Euro Coin

Description: To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the European Union flag, the Austrian Mint will join the 19 member nations of the...

Isle of Man 2015 Christmas Angel 1/20 Ounce Gold Proof Coin

Description: Since medieval times, Angel coins bearing the design of the Archangel Michael slaying the Dragon have been thought to bring good luck and health...

Italy 2015 70 Years of Peace 10 Euro Silver Coin

Description: 2015 marks the 70 years since the end of World War II. The European Union marked the occasion with a series of commemorations, including a...

Russia 2015 United Nations Convention Against Corruption 3 Ruble Silver Coin

Description:   On October 22, 2015, the Central Bank of the Russian Federation issued a silver three-ruble commemorative coin to honor the 10th anniversary of the Conference...

South Korea Korean Cultural Heritage: Gyeongju Historic Areas 30000 Won Silver...

Description: On December 7, 2015, the Bank of Korea will continue its series of Korean Cultural Heritage Commemorative Coin Series with the issuance of two new...

Canada 2015 Autumn Express $20 Silver Colorized Coin

Description: Canada offers two unique looks at fall with the release of a colorized $20 silver coin and the 2015 Maple Canopy: Kaleidoscope of Colour...

Belgium 2015 Waterloo Bicentennial 2.5 Euro Coin

Description:   The first Belgian coin with a face value of 2.5 euros, the Bicentennial of Waterloo commemorative coin marks Napoleon's staggering defeat 200 years ago....

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...

Canada 2016 Maple Canopy: Kaleidoscope of Colour $250 2 Ounce Gold...

Description: .9999 pure gold adds to the dazzling wonder of fall in this Royal Canadian Mint release celebrating the fall foliage of the Canadian landscape....

World Gold Coins – Incredible Albanian Prova 100 Franga Ari

ALBANIA. 100 Franga Ari, 1927-R. President Amet Zogu (1926-28) By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ..... This week’s preview for the Stack’s Bowers Galleries...

Italy 2015 Italy of Arts: Riace Bronzes 10 Euro Silver Coin

Description: In 1972, diver Stefano Mariottini made an amazing discovery off of the coast of Riace Marina, in the Italian municipality of Reggio Calabria. Two bronze...

Australia 2016 Silver Kangaroo $1 Coin

Description: The Royal Australian Mint continues their popular series of Kangaroo coins, with this 2016 issue of the Silver Kangaroo one-ounce coin, featuring Australia's Eastern...

Japan 2015 Nagasaki 47 Prefectures 1000 Yen Silver Coin

Description: The Japan Mint is honoring the 47 Prefectures of Japan with a colorful 1,000-yen silver coin series. The history and beauty of each prefecture...

Canada 2015 Holiday Toy Box 50 Cents Holographic Coin

Description: No holiday captures the imagination of children more than Christmas. From the coming together of family and friends, to the bright pageantry of Christmas lights, and...

Russia 2015 Russian Geographical Society 50 Ruble Gold Coin

Description: Founded in 1845 by a group of Russian scientists, navigators, and aristocrats, the Russian Geographical Society has contributed greatly to the pursuit of scientific...

France 2015 The Little Prince: Stars are Guides 10 Euro Silver...

Description: The Monnaie de Paris celebrates french writer Antoine de Saint Exupéry's most famous and enduring work, The Little Prince. The book, written while the author...

France 2015 Rugby World Cup 200 Euro Concave Oblong Proof Gold...

Description: To mark the 2015 Rugby World Cup, the Monnaie de Paris, has issued a gold and silver collector coin program. The centerpiece of the...

Austria 2015 Wildlife in Our Sights: The Capercaillie 100 Euro Proof...

Description: From the Austrian Mint: The capercaillie lives in coniferous, mixed and deciduous woodland, where it spends the night roosting in trees. The habitat of the...

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...

San Marino 2015 Abraham Lincoln 10 Euro Silver Coin

Description: On May 7, 1861, President Abraham Lincoln, less than a month into the American Civil War, began a letter to the Regent Captains of...

Niue 2015 Agnieszka Radwańska $1 Silver Coin

Description: Agnieszka Radwańska is an internationally-ranked woman's tennis star and, with her 6-3, 6-4 victory over German tennis star Angelique Kerber in the 2012 Wimbledon...