Claire Poulter perfects her art at The Royal Mint

Britain’s best ‘New Medallist’ has won the rare opportunity to spend one week at The Royal Mint perfecting her art and transforming her creative...

Kew Gardens 50p, the UK’s Rarest Circulating Commemorative Coin

The Royal Mint has revealed last week that the Kew Gardens 50p coin is the rarest commemorative UK coin design released into circulation– with...

UK Coin Auctioneer Baldwin’s to Offer Impressive “Hemisphere Coin Collection”

A collection of Gold Sovereigns that spans 525 years, 15 Monarchs and seven mints, will be offered for sale by London based auctioneers, A....

British Gold Patterns star in World Coin Auction

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #203 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds On Jan. 10th and 11th,...

World Coins – Royal Mint Unveils 2016 Britannia Proof Collection

The 2016 Britannia Proof Coin Collection The Royal Mint has launched its perennial classic for 2016, The Britannia Proof Coin Collection. The range, which includes...

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...

A Pair of Royal Mint Mules Spurs Speculation

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek……….   The Royal Mint in Wales has confirmed the existence of a pair of £2, .999 fine silver mules, which...

Künker Presents Coin Auction 272 in New eLive Premium Format

Künker presents a new auction format: eLive Premium By Künker GmbH & Company.... The focus of Künker Auction 272 will be minor denominations and bracteates--that is,...

The Royal Mint Selects Designer for 2016 Remembrance Day Coin

A Royal Mint coin designer has taken inspiration from the wreath that lies at the foot of The Royal Mint’s on-site war memorial for...

Royal Mint Reveals Design for Princess Charlotte’s Christening Coin

The Royal Mint has revealed the design of the £5 coin that celebrates the christening of Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, following approval from The...

Medieval Coins – Hoard of Viking and Saxon Coins Sold...

This remarkable hoard of 65 medieval coins and four ingots is a fascinating insight into the power struggles of the northern Danelaw and King...

The Royal Mint commemorates the 100th anniversary of the birth of...

The Royal Mint is to celebrate the centenary of the birth of writer and poet Dylan Thomas with Alderney coins featuring the literary great...

Pobjoy Mint celebrates Melville’s Moby Dick with Sperm Whale Coin

By Pobjoy Mint....   Described as one of the greatest works of literature ever written in the English language, we celebrate the Sperm Whale with the...

Exonumia: Some Double – or Triple – Denomination Curiosities

By Frank Van Valen - Numismatist and Cataloger, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The beauty of exonumia is that it knows no boundaries.  If it has...

World Coin Profiles – English Gold Coin Spur-Ryal (15 Shillings) of...

Spur-Ryal (15 Shillings), ND (1619-24). Third Coinage James I (1603-25). NGC MS-64. James I (James VI of Scotland) came to power at the age of...

Spink Sees Outstanding Auction Results from Slaney Collection Of English Coins,...

Record-breaking results from The Slaney Collection of English Coins – Part 2 , sold on May 14, 2015 A sale as long-awaited as this one...

Historic Reign of Queen Elizabeth II Portrayed on Royal Canadian Mint...

The Royal Canadian Mint is joining Canadians from coast to coast to coast in celebrating Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II becoming the longest reigning...

The Coin Analyst: Collecting Strategies and Modern Silver World Coins

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   A new modern coin collector can very easily become overwhelmed. Whether attending a coin show, perusing hobby web sites and...

Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Proof Coins Unveiled

The Royal Mint has revealed precious metal variants of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Proof Coins following the successful launch of the Brilliant Uncirculated...

Stacks Bowers Auction of the Law Collection of English Gold Coins...

The much anticipated Thos. H. Law Collection of English Gold Coins sold Tuesday night. August 13, 2013, at the ANA World's of Money, realizing...

English Coin Market Update

Eric Green - Numismatic Consultant, Great Britain Interviewer: David Lisot   Mr. Green travels the world going to coin conventions. He discusses the state of the worldwide...

CoinWeek News Wire for August 19, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for August 19, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Gold Is Hot This Year. So Are Fakes “If we sit and wait around for...

Royal Mint UK Launches 2018 Proof Sovereigns in Historic Year for...

The Royal Mint is marking the 65th anniversary of Her Majesty The Queen’s coronation with a celebratory edition of The Sovereign for 2018. The...

New Book Explores World of Leading Bullion Coins

By Metals Focus ......   On October 17, The Perth Mint, The Austrian Mint, The Royal Canadian Mint, The Rand Refinery, The Royal Mint and Metals...

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: 2016 World Coin Collector Sets Provide Jet-Setting Fun...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   Collecting world coin sets is a refreshing numismatic objective for hobbyists who enjoy pursuing coins with diverse themes from...

Pound No Longer ‘Round’: Businesses Get Ready for Historic New £1...

A new campaign to support retailers and other major businesses to prepare for the historic new £1 coin has been launched On November 1 a...

Rare Edward VIII Sovereign Sells for £516,000

An Edward VIII, 1937, Gold Proof Sovereign sold for £516,000 today achieving a world record price for any Royal Mint Coin ever produced in...

Baldwins Final Auction of Historic Collection of British Gold Sovereigns

Baldwin’s are delighted to present the third and final part of this historic collection, due to be offered for sale by public auction on...

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...