Gainesville Coins: UK Treasure Finder Awaits Big Pay Day

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   One of the most astounding treasure finds in Britain’s rich history of such discoveries is finally close to...

Royal Mint Issues Precious Metal Great Fire of London 350th Anniversary £2 Coin

As Britain builds towards the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, The Royal Mint has struck precious metal variants of the £2...
Stack’s Bowers Ponterio Announces Updated September Sale Dates, New Hong Kong CCO Venue

World Coin Auctions – A Pair of Rarities from Hong Kong

Our 2016 June 22 - 24 World Coins Signature Auction in Hong Kong features an outstanding Victorian half dollar and dollar From Hong Kong's...

Coin Auctions – Pennies Set To Sell for Small Fortune at Spink

Earlier in the year Spink had the pleasure of selling Part 1 of Lord Stewartby’s vast collection, and the time has come to sell...

Royal Mint Commemorates World War I with Third Six-Coin Set

As we mark the 100th anniversary of the midpoint of World War I this year, The Royal Mint has honoured 'the Boy Hero of...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 17, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 17, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Look closely at your change Another day she was picking up some hamburgers at a...

Royal Mint Celebrates Trafalgar Square with 2016 UK £100 Coin

The Royal Mint is to feature a ‘snapshot’ of London’s Trafalgar Square on a limited-edition £100 fine silver commemorative coin – the third in...

Royal Mint ‘Strikes Gold’ to Remember England’s FIFA World Cup™ Triumph 50 Years on

Fifty years since footballing legend Bobby Moore hoisted the Jules Rimet trophy in front of 96,924 fans at Wembley Stadium, The Royal Mint is...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 3, 2016

By CoinWeek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 3, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Sizing up U.S. coin currency QUESTION: Why are dimes smaller than other coins? 2.) Coins on...

CoinWeek News Wire for May 27, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 27, 2016 Brain Food 1.) There is help for stranded currency Did you recently arrive home from abroad with foreign...

Win 500 Ounces of Silver in APMEX & Royal Mint Britannia Coin Sweepstakes

Enter for your chance to win a sealed Monster Box containing 500 of The Royal Mint’s 2016 1 oz Silver Britannia bullion coins In continued...
World-record-setting 1933 Pattern Penny, courtesy Baldwins' Auction House

1933 Penny Sets World Record for Copper, Bronze Coin at Auction

Baldwins’ auction room at 399 Strand was the venue for one of the most important numismatic events in recent years as the 1933 Pattern...

Anti-Counterfeiting: New Techs Fight Fake Coins

By Steven Cochran for Gainesville Coins ......   As The Royal Mint begins production of a new 12-sided £1 coin made with their recently-patented anti-counterfeiting measures,...

The Vast Influence of the East India Company and Their Rare 1835 Gold Mohur

By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   On December 31, 1600, Queen Elizabeth (later the first) of England bestowed a Royal Charter upon the...

Heritage Auctions: More than 4,600 Lots Offered at CICF

Heritage Auctions’ CICF World & Ancient Coins Signature® Auction, April 14-19, 2016 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois A wide assortment...

Royal Mint Celebrates Queen’s 90th Birthday with £5 Commemorative Coin

As the nation prepares to celebrate another landmark for the royal family, The Royal Mint has struck a new, special edition £5 coin to...

Gold Treasure Myth Captivates Paraguay

By Everett Millman – Gainesville Coins ..........   Modern myths don’t die easy in Paraguay, particularly when they deal with gold bullion and buried treasure. The legend...

New British Coins Honor Beatrix Potter, Queen Elizabeth’s 90th Birthday

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   Two new British commemorative coins--honoring Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday and famous children’s book author Beatrix Potter, respectively--are stirring...

Royal Mint Introduces ‘The Queen’s Beasts’ Gold, Silver Bullion Coins

The Queen's Beasts 2016 – The Lion - 1 oz Gold Bullion Coin The Royal Mint has expanded its world-respected bullion portfolio with the addition...

Modern Coins – The Growing Appeal of World Coins

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   During World War II and on into the Cold War, American G.I.s returning from deployment overseas often...

CoinWeek Podcast #23: Former U.S. Mint Director Philip Diehl Discusses Legal Tender

CoinWeek Podcast #23: Former U.S. Mint Director Philip Diehl Discusses Legal Tender How can legal tender collector coins not actually be treated like money? That's...

World Coin Market – 2016 Demand for Quality British Coins Increasing

Charles I (1625-49), Shilling, Tower Mint under Parliament. mint mark ‘eye’ both sides (1645). When you own this piece of ART you have distinguished...

How The Royal Mint is Attempting to Redefine “Legal Tender” for Collector Coins

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ......   Royal Mint Refusal to Redeem Commemorative Coins at Face Value Calls Into Question Value of Modern...

Queen Elizabeth II Offers 5£, 50p, Other Coins at Annual Maundy Money Ceremony

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   Queen Elizabeth II personally delivered small purses containing special Maundy money during her annual Royal Maundy Thursday ceremony in...

Highlights from the upcoming Heritage’s CICF World Coins Signature Auction April 13 – 19

The following coins are some of the highlightes on Heritage's upcoming Chicago International Coin Fair (CICF) Coin show that will take place in Chicago...

Spink Auctions: Daddies, Daughters, a Hypocrite King and a King’s Coin

It is not often that a collection comes on the market that contains some of the most exquisite English coins ranging from Edward III...

Anglo-Saxon, Norman Coins to Battle It out in Spink Auction

The Academic Collection of English coins assembled by Lord Stewartby over a long and very active lifetime will be dispersed by Spink in a...

The Coin Analyst: 2016 World Money Fair Highlights

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ....   Each year the largest and most important coin show in Europe is held the first week of February in...

British Royal Mint Celebrates Lunar Year of the Monkey

The Royal Mint has released a range of commemorative coins featuring the playful figure of a monkey to celebrate the  Chinese New Year that...
Isle of Man 2016 Havana Brown Cat Silver 1 Crown Coin in red presentation case, Pobjoy Mint

Latest Coin in Isle of Man Cat Series Features Havana Brown

Meet the newest member of Pobjoy's popular Cat Series! By Pobjoy Mint....   The Isle of Man’s historic Cat coin is one of the world’s most famous,...