Perth Mint Unveils Rare $1.8 Million Argyle Diamond Coin Trilogy

The Premier of Western Australia, the Honorable Mark McGowan MLA, today (June 7) unveiled a $1.8 million one-of-a-kind coin collection crafted by The Perth...

1963 Nobel Prize Medal to be Auctioned by Nate D. Sanders...

Nobel was Awarded to Central Nervous System Research Pioneer Dr. Alan Lloyd Hodgkin By Nate D. Sanders Auctions....   The 1963 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine...

Cancelled Carson City Half Dollar Die: Which Die Marriage?

by Bill Bugert, e-Gobrecht 2014 Volume 10, Issue 3 March 2014 (Whole # 110) ………… In late January, David Sundman, President of the Littleton Coin...

U.S. Coin Patterns for Less Than $5,000 Each, Part 4: 1866-71...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #362 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   This is the...

NGC Certifies Unique Stella $4 Gold Variety

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has authenticated and graded the single known example of a distinctive Stella variety as PF- 60, J-1636a. The Stella, or four-dollar...

Three Unique Die Trials included in Heritage US Coin Auction at...

The following three die trials are all believed to be UNIQUE and will be part of the Heritage Signature Sale to be held in...

Unique and Unusual Coins – French Colonial Regulated Gold with Countermarks

  Martinique - French Colonial Regulated Gold & Countermarked 20 Livres ND (c. 1805) AU53 PCGS The money supply in the fledgling United States consisted of...

Coin 3D-Printed at NC State Successfully Launched Aboard Orion Spacecraft

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Coins have flown in space before. Twelve 22-karat gold Sacagawea dollar coins travelled on the Space Shuttle Columbia in...

125th Stanley Cup Anniv. Shaped Silver Coin – An Engineering Feat...

How the Royal Canadian Mint Used Virtual Minting to Create the Innovative Stanley Cup Coin In 2016 and 2017, the Royal Canadian Mint hit some...

Unique 1870 San Francisco Mint Half Dime Exhibited at CoinFest

By Greg Reynolds for CoinLink Only one 1870 San Francisco Mint half dime is known to exist. It was on display on Oct. 27...

4K Video of the Rare 1974-D Aluminum Cent – CoinWeek Exclusive

At the 2016 American Numismatic Association's (ANA) World's Fair of Money, the United States Mint gave attendees a chance to view the recently discovered...

CoinWeek Weekly Coin & Currency News Roundup – April 1, 2016

By Coinweek ....   Hello, and welcome back to CoinWeek's weekly roundup of the strange and off-center in coin and currency news. Today's roundup happens to...

Sunken Treasure: The Story of Black Sam Bellamy and the Whydah

Courtesy of  Shaquille Brissett and  GainesvilleCoins.com ………. Beneath the waters of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, the sea floor is laden with gold, like the streets of heaven, only a bit...

Money & Politics: Four Million 5 Rappen Coins Purchased for Exhibition...

by Charles Morgan for CoinWeek... Money & Politics In what could best be described as a costly political stunt, activists from Generation Basic Income, a group...

Third Circuit Asked to Rehear Case Involving Langbord 1933 Double Eagles

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   On Wednesday, July 1, the United States Attorney’s Office in Philadelphia filed a petition with the Third...

Odyssey Marine Exploration Begins 2013 Gairsoppa Operations

TAMPA, Fla., (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. (Nasdaq:OMEX), a pioneer in the field of deep-ocean shipwreck and offshore mineral exploration, has begun...

NGC Certifies Newman’s Unique 1792 Washington President Gold Eagle

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified the late Eric P. Newman’s most cherished coin: the unique 1792 Washington President gold eagle that researchers believe...

$1 Million Worth of Gold Coins Recovered from 1715 Fleet Shipwreck

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Friday, July 24, the Facebook page of a company called 1715 Fleet - Queens Jewels, LLC promised that...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The Dr. Buzz Aldrin Collection

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek....   Okay, so you collect pedigree coins and have a fairly nice assortment. Well, I might be going out on a...

Historic proof sets and ‘Stella’ pattern coins present momentous opportunities for...

Remarkable set of six pattern coins associated with the famous “Stella” coinage experiment are important collective highlights of Heritage’s Tampa FUN Auction

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

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

Forgotten Hoards of History: Unearthing Scotland’s Nordic Trove

By Crystal Gomez - Gainesville Coins ......   In September 2014, a metal detector enthusiast found a spectacular stockpile of Viking legacy. According to the British...

Metal Monsters: The Biggest Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series By Mike Markowitz.... In 2007, Canada captured a world record by producing five examples of a 100 kilogram gold piece (220.5...

Nobel Prize Medal of Man Who Cured Anemia to Be Sold

By Bonhams....   Nobel Prize medal awarded to George Minot, with diploma and other related materials The Nobel Prize medal awarded to George Minot in 1934 for...

Pistrucci Medal on Display May 1-2 at Pontypool Museum for Waterloo...

By Pontypool Museum....   18 June 2015 marks the 200th anniversary of the victory of Britain and its allies at the Battle of Waterloo, the decisive...

Offbeat Numismatics: The Leper Colony Coins of Colombia

By Crystal Gomez - Content Writer, Gainesville Coins ......   Between 1900 and 1930, Colombia made special coins for leprosy colonies. In this epoch, leprosy cases...

Valuable Precious Metals are Reclaimed and Reused in Aeronautics — Dillon...

Commercial and military airplanes sent to "graveyards" in the U.S. Southwest contain many thousands of dollars worth of precious metals Addison, TX -- Nov...

1963 Nobel Prize Medal in Physiology or Medicine Sells for $795,614

Nobel prize medal was Awarded to Central Nervous System Research Pioneer Dr. Alan Lloyd Hodgkin By Nate D. Sanders Auctions.... The 1963 Nobel Prize in Physiology...

The Most Important Coin I’ve Ever Handled

By Mark Borckardt .......... During 33+ years as a full time professional numismatist, I have had the opportunity to examine and handle many of the...

The Story of the 1973/74 Aluminum Lincoln Penny

By Blanchard & Company ......   How do you run a successful business? You make sure that costs don’t exceed revenues. However, in a 2014 biennial report to...