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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

“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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

NGC Modern Chinese Coin Tops Heritage Auction Hong Kong Sale

A modern Chinese coin graded by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) led the way at the Heritage Auctions World Coins and Ancient Coin Signature Auction event...

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 Chinese Coins – The Panda Coin That Nobody Knew

The 2017 China International Collection Expo Silver Panda coin proves hard to find By Peter Anthony  - Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .......   There are Panda coins that...

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...

Karl Marx Gold, Silver Coins Latest in CIT Iconic Revolutionary Series

Iconic Revolutionaries - Karl Marx Mongolia. 1000 Togrog. 2019. Silver .999. 1 oz. Partial color application. 38.61 mm. Proof. Mintage: 1,000 pieces. B. H. Mayer’s...

A World of Money – Extremely Rare 2nd Variety “Reversed Legends”...

By Heritage Auctions ......   In 1889 a new mint was opened in Kwangtung. A series of 5 coins were struck: 3.65 Candareens (5 Cents), 7-3/10...

The Vast Influence of the East India Company and Their Rare...

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

World Coin Tips for Collectors – Coin Shops in Seoul, South...

By Mark Lovmo - dokdo-research.com/koreancoins.html ......   This article is a guide to some of the coin and currency shops in Seoul, Korea. It is by...

Gobi Bear Ends COTY Award-Winning Wildlife Series From Coin Invest Trust

Wildlife Protection - Gobi Bear Mongolia. 500 Togrog. 2019. Silver .999. 1 oz. Crystal inlay. 38.61 mm. Antique Finish. Mintage: 2,500 pcs. B. H. Mayer’s...

The Coin Analyst: 2015’s Most Profitable Modern Coins

When it comes to modern coins, both U.S. and world issues, the goal of purchasing coins that will perform well in the secondary market...

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...

Stack’s Bowers Ponterio Spring Hong Kong Auction Realizes Nearly $7 Million

By Stack’s Bowers Galleries ......   Stack's Bowers and Ponterio is pleased to announce the results of their Spring 2019 auction presented in conjunction with the sixth...