Limited Edition Sea Creatures Silver Set Now Available With Unique Privy Mark - Pobjoy Mint

Limited Edition Sea Creatures Silver Set Now Available With Unique Privy Mark

Stunning series of Sea Creatures 50p colored silver coins issued on behalf of British Indian Ocean Territory Limited edition set with Privy Mark ...
New Silver Coin Celebrates 40 Years of Iron Maiden's Number of the Beast

New Silver Coin Celebrates 40 Years of Iron Maiden’s Number of the Beast

Iron Maiden (Silver Edition) Cook Islands. 5 Dollars. 2022. Silver .999. 1 oz. Obsidian Black. 38.61 mm. Mintage: 1,982. Special technology: Color. B. H. Mayer’s...
Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. Breaks Record for Purchase of Queen Elizabeth I Rarity

Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. Breaks Record for Purchase of Queen Elizabeth I Rarity

Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. shocked the numismatic world when it purchased on commission (for a private client), a Queen Elizabeth I, Seventh Issue, Pattern...
English Civil War Siege Money

English Civil War Siege Money

King Charles I stands centre wearing the blue sash of the Order of the Garter; Prince Rupert of the Rhine is sat next to him and Lord Lindsey stands next...
New 5oz Silver Coin Commemorates 100th Anniversary of Last Morgan, First Peace Dollars

New 5oz Silver Coin Commemorates 100th Anniversary of Last Morgan, First Peace Dollars

Limited to ONLY 329 Coins Worldwide!   The Pobjoy Mint is thrilled to announce a new 2021 coin to mark the Centenary of the transition of...
New Canadian $1 Circulation Coin Tells Shared History of Klondike Gold Rush

New Canadian $1 Circulation Coin Tells Shared History of Klondike Gold Rush

The popular narrative of the Klondike Gold Rush is well known: Keish (Skookum Jim Mason) and his partners discover gold in Bonanza Creek; local...

Mexico 1921 Aztec Sunstone 20 Peso Gold Coin

Description At the turn of the 20th century, Mexico adopted the gold standard and issued new coin denominations. Five-peso and 10-peso gold coins were introduced...

Newest Queen’s Beasts £2 Bimetallic Coin Features Griffin of Edward III

New Series of £2 Bimetallic coins featuring the Queen’s Beasts issued on behalf of the British Indian Ocean Territory Eighth release in 10-coin...
1851-O/O $5, PCGS VF30. Images courtesy PCGS

PCGS New World Coin Variety Report September 2021

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   With the positive response to the previous report in August 2021, we will continue the series! This month we...
400-Year-Old Twist of Fate Uniting Cartagena, Colombia, and Florida Keys to be Celebrated

400-Year-Old Twist of Fate Uniting Cartagena, Colombia, and Florida Keys to be Celebrated

By Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC ......   When the primary cultural deposit – the motherlode – of the 1622 fleet galleon Nuestra Señora de Atocha was...
Hungarian Greyhound the Newest Entry in Popular Hungarian Dog Breed Coin Series

Hungarian Greyhound the Newest Entry in Popular Hungarian Dog Breed Coin Series

By Coin & Currency Institute ......   The Hungarian Mint will release on October 4 the third issue in the “Hungarian sheep and hunting dog breeds”...
Rediscovered English Gold Coins From Horace Hird Collection Certified by NGC

Rediscovered English Gold Coins From Horace Hird Collection Certified by NGC

A trio of captivating gold pieces from three prominent monarchs top the list of 52 English gold coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC)...
How Do Numismatists Decide Where a Coin Is From?

How Do Numismatists Decide Where a Coin Is From?

By David Yoon for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   There are many ways to describe where a coin is from. One by reference to the...
Top 10 Women on Coins, Part 2

Top 10 Women on World Coins, Part 2

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Link to Part 1 5.) Irene of Athens Like much of the Middle Ages, the history of the...
Lion in the Mountains $10 Silver Coin Commemorates 60 Years of Independence of Sierra Leone

Lion in the Mountains $10 Silver Coin Commemorates 60 Years of Independence

To commemorate the 60th anniversary of independence, Pobjoy Mint has produced a coin to celebrate Sierra Leone’s remarkable journey on becoming an independent state...
The Mystique of the Spanish Colonial "Pillar Dollar" Silver Coin

The Mystique of the Spanish Colonial 1770 Nuevo Reino “Pillar Dollar”

By Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC ......   Few coins muster the mystique of the "pillar dollar", known to Spanish-speakers as columnario” - a truly beautiful coin that...
A Massive Coin for a Massive Empire: The Russian 5 Kopek Copper

A Massive Coin for a Massive Empire: The Russian 5 Kopek Copper

The Imperial Russian 5 Kopek certainly has a heft befitting such an imposing country. But why strike such large copper coins?   By Tyler Rossi for...
Making the Case for Collecting World Coins - Moving Beyond US Coinage

Making the Case for Collecting World Coins – Moving Beyond US Coinage

Guest Commentary by Martin Kaplan for CoinWeek .....   In an article that I read discussing the results of a past Heritage World Coin Auction it...
Hydropower! Colorized and Glow-in-the-Dark Swiss 20 Franc

Hydropower! Colorized and Glow-in-the-Dark Swiss 20 Franc

By Federal Mint Swissmint ......   On September 9, 2021, Swissmint is issuing the new "Hydropower" silver coin, the first in the three-part "Energy of the...
New 2-Coin Bimetallic Series Commemorates 30 Years of Environmental Protocol in Antarctica

New 2-Coin Bimetallic Series Commemorates 30 Years of Environmental Protocol in Antarctica

The Antarctic Treaty is recognized as one of the most successful international agreements, setting an example of peaceful cooperation. 2021 marks the 30th Anniversary of...
Two Chinese Pavilion Dollars in Gold at Stack's Bowers September Hong Kong Auction

Two Chinese Pavilion Dollars in Gold at Stack’s Bowers September Hong Kong Auction

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   There is an abundant selection of numismatic highlights in the upcoming fall Hong Kong...
Australia’s Final Battle of Vietnam War Commemorated on New Coin

Australia’s Final Battle of Vietnam War Commemorated on New Coin

By Royal Australian Mint ......   To commemorate Australia’s last major action in the Vietnam War, the Royal Australian Mint has released a new commemorative coin,...
PCGS New World Coin Varieties Report August 2021

PCGS New World Coin Variety Report August 2021

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   With the volume of coins submitted at PCGS, it is not uncommon for new significant world varieties to be...
Perth Mint Coin Profiles - Australian Kangaroo 2021 2oz Gold Proof High Relief Coin

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australian Kangaroo 2021 2oz Gold Proof High Relief Coin

The Perth Mint is pleased to present this stunning 2oz gold Proof high-relief coin featuring the latest kangaroo design. Each coin is struck by The...
Italian Mint Celebrates Lambrusco and Tortellini on New Collector Coin

Italian Mint Celebrates Lambrusco and Tortellini on New Collector Coin

By the Italian Mint ......   The 2021 Numismatic Collection created by the State Mint of Italy pays tribute to two excellences of food and wine...
Künker Highlights Collections of Ancient and World Coins in Upcoming Fall Auctions

Künker Highlights Collections of Ancient and World Coins in Upcoming Fall Auctions

“The Fascination of Minted Gold” is the name Künker gave to the Hermann Schwarz Collection, which contains about 1,500 gold coins. And it is...
Seventh Coin in Queen's Beasts Series Features the Unicorn of Scotland

Seventh Coin in Queen’s Beasts Series Features the Unicorn of Scotland

2021 Series of £2 Bi-Metal Coins featuring the Queen’s Beasts issued on behalf of British Indian Ocean Territory Seventh release in a 10-coin...
Finest-Graded Una and the Lion, Certified by NGC, Realizes Record $1.44 Million

Finest-Graded Una and the Lion, Certified by NGC, Realizes Record $1.44 Million

A Great Britain 1839 Una and the Lion 5 Sovereign certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) realized a record $1.44 million at a Heritage...

A Guide to the Austrian Mint’s 25 Euro Niobium Coin Series

Niobium Coin Article Originally by Louis Golino and Updated August 2021 by CoinWeek .....   The Austrian Mint is one of the world’s oldest mints, with historical...

Modern Coin Profile – Austrian Mint 2021 Silver Niobium Coin SMART MOBILITY

2021 Austria Silver Niobium Coin Smart Mobility €25 BU Getting from A to B promises to be both smart and exciting in the future. The...