CoinWeek IQ: An Introduction to Ancient Indian Punch Mark Coins

By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   Ancient coinage developed in three primary, distinct traditions. We all know one of them: the Greek tradition of struck...

Rare Chinese Coins Highlights from Champion Auction’s April Hong Kong Sale

Champion Hong Kong Chinese Coins Auction Wednesday April 4, 2018 09:30 Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Independent Hong Kong auction house Champion Auction is celebrating its 22nd anniversary...

A 37-Year History in Two-and-a-Half Pages: The Case of the Chinese...

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ....   Bullion collectors today enjoy a smorgasbord of products from a variety of nations. After the Krugerrand proved...

MA-Shops: Coins from the Qing Dynasty

By MA-Shops.com ......   This 1 Rupee 1902-1942 from the Qing Dynasty and this nice colorful 1 Yan 1888 from the Japanese Meiji era are just...

Clay, Cardboard, and Zinc: Altered Coinage of World War II

By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   In the United States, the most dramatic effect that World War II had on our coinage was the steel...

Coin Profile – China 1995 Panda 10 Yuan 1 Oz Silver...

Description: The 10-Yuan one-ounce 1995 Silver Panda is a bullion coin produced by the official mint of the People’s Republic of China. The Silver Panda...

Rare Chinese Coin Pattern Highlights from Stack’s Bowers April Hong Kong...

By Kyle Ponterio - Senior Numismatist & Cataloguer, Stack's Bowers ......   Chinese Coin Pattern: An Amazing “Fang Kong” Pattern 10 Cash This week's first highlight from...

Jim Bisognani: The Price Is Right?

World coins make huge advances; transparency is a very clear advantage   By Jim Bisognani - NGC Weekly Market Report ......   August already? I have said it before and I...

The Fitzcarraldo of Kweichow, Warloard Zhou Xicheng and the 1928 Chinese “Auto...

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ....   It’s said that every coin tells a story. Boy, do I have one straight out of Mysteries...

CoinWeek IQ: Japanese Bar Money

By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   Information about early Japanese coinage can be difficult to find. It’s not a highly studied area among American numismatists,...

Mintages Raised for Chinese Silver, Gold Panda Coins

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Since the early 1980s, the People’s Republic of China has struck its own gold and silver bullion coins...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Ancient and World Coin Auction at the...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce their official auction at the highly anticipated American Numismatic Association (ANA) World’s Fair of Money, August 13-17,...

Heritage June Hong Kong Auction of Ancient and World Coins Opens...

Heritage presents another assortment of coins in the first of our two annual Hong Kong International Numismatic Fair auctions, this one scheduled for June...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 13, 2018: Heists, Fakes, and Fraud

Coinweek News Wire for April 13, 2018 .... In Memoriam 1.) Walter Ray Lockwood, 1939-2018 Walter Ray Lockwood (member 1256) passed away early morning Tuesday, April 3. He was...

“Space Gold” 2015 Moon Festival Bimetallic 1 Kilo Chinese Panda Coin

China issues massive silver commemorative featuring rare NASA space gold By GovMint.com ..... In the mid-1980s, NASA sent six large plates of 24-karat gold into space...

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio Hong Kong Coin, Paper Money Auction August...

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio is excited to present their August Hong Kong Coin and Paper Money auction, August 19-22 in conjunction with the Hong...

Classic Chinese Coins – The Casting of the Hubei One Tael...

Hubei One Tael in Silver with Large Characters - NC Collection By Che-lu Tseng (USA), for the Journal of East Asian Numismatics ......   Chang Chih-tung (張之洞, Zhāng Zhīdòng),...

World Coins – A Beginner’s Guide to Collecting Chinese Gold...

1988 China 1 oz Gold Panda BU By Peter Anthony  - Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .......   There are many ways to collect Gold Pandas. A look at...

NGC Certifies Massive Gold Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an incredible group of colossal gold pieces: three 10-kilogram coins and a 5-kilogram "Show Panda". The NGC Mega...

Collecting Strategies: The Financially Painless Way To Collect Gold Coins

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   The appeal of gold is universal, and it has nothing to do with the state of one's finances. A desire to own...

The Krause Publications 2018 Coin of the Year Award Ceremony –...

 Every year at the World Money Fair in Berlin, Krause Publications (Standard Catalog of World Coins, Numismatic News) presents its Coin of the Year...

Two Commemorative Coins of Mongolia Mark the Year of the Mouse

Year of the Mouse Mongolia. 1,000 Togrog. 2020. Silver .999. 1 ounce. Antique finish. Size 22 x 32 mm. Mintage: 999 pieces. B. H. Mayer’s...

Key Date China 1995 Small Date 1/2oz Gold Panda Coin Offered...

By CoinWeek ....   Production for all weights and denominations of the Chinese Gold Panda was low in 1995, which makes Pandas from that year among...

NGC, NCS and PMG Appoint Marudhar Arts an Official Submission Center...

The Certified Collectibles Group® (CCG®) has appointed Marudhar Arts an Official Submission Center in India. CCG's independent member companies include Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®),...

World Coin News – Philippines Issues 10 Peso General Luna Circulating...

By Central Bank of the Philippines .....   On Friday, November 24, the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, or BSP) issued the...

From Ancient to Modern – The Square-Holed Cash Coinage of China:...

By Joël van Dam - Owner, Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   Most collectors have seen these coins and there's a chance you might even have one...

Modern World Coins – South Korea to Release Korean Tiger Bullion...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .....   Korean Minting, Security Printing & ID Card Operating Corporation (KOMSCO) will release the Korean Tiger Bullion Series Medal in...

Chinese Panda Coins – A Weighty Decision

All 2016 brilliant uncirculated Chinese Panda coins will be issued in metric weights.   By Peter Anthony for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   2016 begins a new era for...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 8, 2017: Money Will Burn, the...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 8, 2017 Current Events 1.) BEP Damaged Currency Redemption With the wildfires raging in California, it's important to remember that...

World Record for Tibetan Coins at Spink Hong Kong Coin Auction

Spink held a recent two-day sale April 4-5 at their Sheung Wan Galleries in Hong Kong. The sale was well-attended and contained many world-class...