German 5 Euro Planet Earth Coin Debuts in Time for Earth...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   The German Mint has released the innovative five-euro "Planet Earth" coin just in time for Earth Day on April...

Central Bank of Venezuela Introduces New Banknotes & Coins

By Central Bank of Venezuela .....   "We have six new bills Bs.500 of Bs.1000, Bs.2000, Bs.5.000, Bs.10.000 and Bs.20.000; and coins Bs.10, Bs.50 and Bs.100...

World Coin News – Pobjoy Mint and Isle of Man to...

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   The British Pobjoy Mint will not produce Isle of Man coins in 2017 in a departure from more...

Krause Announces 2017 Coin of the Year Award Nominees

Australia and Canada have the most nominations in the annual Coin of the Year Award competition By Krause Publications .....   The first round of voting for...

Rare US Coins – Glass Cent Pattern Discovered

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Amid the nationwide mobilization effort for the Second World War, the United States Mint was forced to explore...

South Africa Issues Silver, Platinum Krugerrands for 50th Anniversary

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   It’s not entirely surprising that in addition to enjoying vast precious metal deposits, South Africa has long been...

World Paper Money – Swiss Love Banknotes, Rebuff Plastic

As the world continues to adopt electronic methods of payment, Switzerland embraces the regular use of paper currency By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   At a...

New Indian Gold Coins Emerge on World Bullion Scene

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) announced that it will begin issuing the Indian Gold Coin, a new bullion offering that...

Gov. Kasich Signs Bill Resuming Ohio Coin, Bullion Sales Tax Exemption

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On Tuesday, June 14, former Republican Party presidential hopeful and current governor of Ohio John Kasich signed a bill that...

World Paper Money – Liberia to Issue New Bank Notes

By Central Bank of Liberia .....   The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) wishes to inform the general public that in keeping with its statutory mandate...

Big Sale of Ancient Roman Coin Hoard

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Sometimes, there’s no way to know how valuable something is until it goes on sale at auction. Last...

Reselling Newman: eBay and the Eric P. Newman Coin Collection

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   It’s inevitable that much of the highly publicized Newman collection will find its way back into the...

U.S. Mint Announces 2017 America the Beautiful Quarters Program Coin Designs

The United States Mint today announced the five new designs that will appear on the reverses of the 2017-dated coins in the America the...

Donald G. Partrick Collection Coin Auctions Postponed at Consignor’s Request

Heritage announced on Wednesday, June 10, the postponement of the three scheduled coin auctions... Heritage Auctions has placed on hold the 2nd, 3rd and 4th...

U.S. Mint Unveils 2016 America the Beautiful Quarter Designs

The United States Mint today announced the five new reverse designs that will appear on the 2016 coins in the America the Beautiful Quarters®...

Brink’s Manager Steals Almost $200,000 in Quarters from Federal Reserve

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Never take the Federal Reserve’s lunch money. That’s the message 49-year-old Stephen Lancaster Dennis received on Monday, March 7, 2016...

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...

The Coin Analyst: Perth Mint Issues Wedge-Tailed Silver Eagle Coin Design...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   The iconic American Silver Eagle, the most widely collected and traded silver coin in the world, now has an...

It’s War! Heritage v. Christie’s Alleges Computer Fraud, Copyright Infringement

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   As reported last month by CoinWeek, Heritage Auctions filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court, Northern District...

CCAC to Discuss 2018 America the Beautiful Quarter Design Candidates

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On Monday, June 27, the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a three-hour public meeting at Gaylord Hall on...

Massive Hoard of Ancient Roman Coins Found in Spain

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Late last week, construction workers in the town of Tomares, a suburb of the southern Spanish city of Seville,...

Prices Realized for Legend Auctions Toned Morgan Dollar Northern Lights Collection

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On Thursday, September 29 at the PCGS Members Only Show in Las Vegas, Legend Rare Coin Auctions held the latest...

New Zealand’s Brighter Money $20, $50 and $100 Notes Now in...

By Reserve Bank of New Zealand ....   New Zealand’s new $20, $50 and $100 banknotes have entered public circulation, the Reserve Bank announced on Monday,...

U.S. Mint Explains Itself as Truman Coin & Chronicles Set Sells...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   At noon Eastern Standard Time on Tuesday, June 30, the 2015 Harry S. Truman Coin & Chronicles Set (product...

Federal Judge Announces Ruling in SS Central America Case

By Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc ....   Ira Owen Kane, the court-appointed Receiver for the salvor of the SS Central America, Recovery Limited Partnership (RLP), announced...

NGC Ancients: Rare Overstruck “Judaea Capta” Bar Kokhba Coin Discovered

NGC brings to light one of the fabled rarities of ancient Jewish coinage In 132 CE, following nearly 60 years of simmering resentment towards the...

U.S. Mint Seeks Industry, Collector Insights at Numismatic Forum

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   On October 13, 2016, the United States Mint hosted a daylong forum with industry stakeholders at...

Ronald Reagan Coin & Chronicles Set Now on Sale

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   As of noon Eastern Time, the 2016 Ronald W. Reagan Coin & Chronicles Set (product code 16PA) is now...

Newly-Discovered Photo of Billy the Kid Latest Treasure from Kagin’s

By CoinWeek....   After several rounds of authentication, rare coin experts Kagin’s, Inc.--known for handling such finds as the Saddle Ridge Hoard and the Butte gold...

World Currency – New Australian $5 Banknotes Induce Spew of Negative...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   “Vomit-like” “Clown puke” These are just two of the appalling adjectives being thrown up at the colorful new 2016 Australian $5...