CoinWeek News Wire for May 27, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 27, 2016 Brain Food 1.) There is help for stranded currency Did you recently arrive home from abroad with foreign...

Royal Mint Marks Birth of Royal Flying Corps with WWI Aviation...

The Royal Mint is to continue its First World War ‘Outbreak to Armistice’ collection with the 2017 Aviation £2 coin, marking the contribution of...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 28, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for April 28, 2017 Brain Food 1.) The Hidden Science Of The New British Pound Coin There is however one security feature...

Künker Fall Auction Sale Week: Six Auctions, About 7,600 Lots, Many...

By Dr. Ursula Kampmann for Künker....   Over the course of six days, the city of Osnabrück will witness a spectacular event when nearly 7,600 lots...

CoinWeek Coin Designer’s Profile: Ian Rank-Broadley

By CoinWeek IQ....   Ian Rank-Broadley's effigy of Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II, was chosen to appear on the coinage of the United Kingdom in...

Queen Elizabeth II Offers 5£, 50p, Other Coins at Annual Maundy...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   Queen Elizabeth II personally delivered small purses containing special Maundy money during her annual Royal Maundy Thursday ceremony in...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 17, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 17, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Look closely at your change Another day she was picking up some hamburgers at a...

Spink to Sell Collections of Celtic Coins, British Historical Medals

This summer will see a very interesting sale of British and Foreign Coins and Commemorative Medals at Spink London. The sale is packed with...

Stack’s Bowers Offers Gold Coin Collection that Embodies 700 years of...

One of the most impressive and historical collections of British gold coinage auctioned in the United States will fall under the gavel at Stack’s...

British Museum: Exclusive Video of Piano Gold Coin Hoard

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Earlier this year, the British public--along with the rest of the world--was invited to help solve the mystery of a...

5,000 Anglo Saxon Coins Found In UK Countryside

By Nick Huxsted - Arrowfile ....... One of the largest ever UK discoveries of Anglo Saxon coins has been unearthed by a metal detector enthusiast...

World Coin Highlights – Stacks Bowers 2015 ANA Auction

The following coins are just a few of the highlights in the upcoming Stacks Bowers 2015 World Coins ANA Auction. CZECHOSLOVAKIA. 10 Dukatu, 1936. NGC...

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...

Royal Mint Unveils New Coin for Princess Charlotte of Cambridge –...

On Sunday, the Royal Mint in London announced the release of a two-coin commemoration to celebrate the birth of Her Royal Highness, Princess Charlotte...

United Kingdom 2015 Buckingham Palace £100 Silver Coin

Description: Buckingham Palace has become a cherished symbol for the people of the United Kingdom, both as a Royal residence and as a rallying point...

New 2016 Archipelago with Wildlife Silver Coin from Pobjoy Mint

Issued on behalf of the British Indian Ocean Territory with a mintage of only 10,000 coins The 2016 Archipelago with Wildlife Sterling Silver Coin Is...

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...

New British Coins Honor Beatrix Potter, Queen Elizabeth’s 90th Birthday

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   Two new British commemorative coins--honoring Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday and famous children’s book author Beatrix Potter, respectively--are stirring...

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...

Rare English Gold Sovereign of Queen Mary I

Coin Rarities and Related Topics by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #143 ….. During the morning...

Royal Mint Captures ‘Watercolor’ Coin Portraits of British Natural Landmarks

Two Royal Mint engravers have teamed up to capture watercolour-style portraits of some of Britain’s best loved natural landmarks on a commemorative collection of...

RARE COINS WORTHY OF A KING’S SPEECH

Following the phenomenal success of the British spectacular The King’s Speech at the Oscars, Baldwin’s latest auction consignment couldn’t have come at a more...

Exquisite Collection of Savoy Coins at Upcoming Gadoury Sale

By Éditions Victor Gadoury.... The upcoming Gadoury sale will present a large collection of coins of Savoy featuring many great rarities. The connoisseur will furthermore...

The Pobjoy Mint – A History of Coin Design Innovations

From the development of the world’s first man-made precious metal, Virenium, to the world’s highest relief coin, Pobjoy Mint are renowned for their innovation...

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...

New Commemorative World Coins – Royal Mint Marks House of Windsor...

The Royal Mint has issued an official range of commemorative £5 coins to mark the centenary of the House of Windsor. The coins feature...

Royal Mint UK Announces Welsh Dragon Silver £20 Coin

The Royal Mint has struck a commemorative fine silver £20 coin featuring the Welsh dragon – an enduring symbol of Wales - celebrating the...

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...

United Kingdom’s Smallest and Largest Coins go on Trial in Ancient...

Today, both the smallest and the largest UK coins ever minted at The Royal Mint are among 70,000 coins on trial at the Trial...

Royal Mint: The UK’s First £50 Face Value Coin

The Royal Mint has announced that it is to launch the UK’s first face value £50 for £50 coin. Celebrating the year that Her...