New Exhibit Takes Center Stage at ANA Money Museum

"Money of Empire: Elizabeth to Elizabeth" The British Empire, more than any other, set the stage for the modern world in which we live. From...

The Royal Mint Issues Its 2017 Remembrance Day Coin

A member of The Royal Mint Coin Graphic Design Team has taken inspiration from the renowned poem “In Flanders Fields” as the foundation of...

Handsome Selection of British and Related Coins Offered in Stack’s Bowers...

By Kyle Ponterio - Senior Numismatist & Cataloguer, Stack's Bowers ......   This week we feature a handsome selection of British and related items from our...

Grading World Coins – NGC Certifies Important Early Gold Penny of...

Unpopular during the reign of King Henry III, this penny is cherished by the numismatic world today Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has certified an extremely...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 20, 2018: The Doctor Will See...

Coinweek News Wire for April 20, 2018 .... Current Events 1.) Should the U.S. Retire the Penny and Nickel? It’s true that it costs more to mint these two...

Royal Mint Issues Limited Edition Five Sovereign Piece 2016

The Royal Mint is to release a strictly limited-edition of 500 Five-Sovereign Piece 2016 Brilliant Uncirculated coins for connoisseurs of The Sovereign to add...

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 Celebrates Queen’s 90th Birthday with £5 Commemorative Coin

As the nation prepares to celebrate another landmark for the royal family, The Royal Mint has struck a new, special edition £5 coin to...

Spink: Commonwealth Silver Coinage and Anglo-Saxon Gold

The upcoming sale of Ancient, British and Foreign Coins and Commemorative Medals at Spink contains a very special collection of silver commonwealth coinage which...

Recently Announced Hoard Second Largest Find of Norman Coins Ever in...

Norman Coins Hoard by Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   After seven months of processing the find, the British Museum in London announced on Tuesday, August...

The Royal Mint Unveils 2015 Sovereign UK Gold Coin

CoinWeek Staff Reports... The Royal Mint has unveiled the 2015 Sovereign UK Gold Bullion Coin. The popular 22 carat gold coin features Ian Rank-Broadley’s effigy of...

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...

The Royal Mint Issues Gold Coin to Celebrate Lunar Year of...

As part of the celebrations for Chinese New Year, The Royal Mint has created a new design to mark the Lunar Year of the...

Stack’s Bowers Baltimore World Coin Sale Achieves Stellar Results

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce results of their recent November Baltimore Sale of World Coins, World Paper Money and Ancient Coins, held...

British Coin Market Perspective

David Miller, Owner, David Miller, Ltd Interviewer: David Lisot. David has been coming to the London Coin Fair for more then 40 years. He...

Spink to Sell Bill Snyder Collection of British Error Coins

Spink is pleased to announce the sale of the Bill Snyder Collection of British Error Coins on September 24, 2015 in New York. Ranging...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 1, 2017: Fake Gold, Fake Coins,...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 1, 2017: Brain Food 1.) Scrooge McDuck and Switzerland For almost 400 years, kreuzers were probably the most important...

Royal Mint and P&O Cruises Commemorate Launch of Two Iconic Britannias

By The Royal Mint....   The Royal Mint and P&O Cruises have commemorated the launch of two iconic ‘Britannias’ in 2015 – a new United Kingdom...

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 News Wire for April 6, 2018: Twit on Bitcoin, Fake...

Coinweek News Wire for April 6, 2018 ....   Current Events 1.) Filipinos Not Happy With New Coin Designs Even with this breakdown, it’s obvious that it’s not going to...

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...

1839 Rupee Breaks Record Becoming 1st Silver British Indian Coin to...

A packed auction room and 61 online bidders competed to buy a piece of numismatic history last Friday, in the second of three auctions...

Stack’s Bowers Auctions – Iconic “Una and the Lion” Proof Set

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers ......   This inaugural preview for the Stack’s Bowers Galleries August 2018 ANA Auction features one of...

David Guest Talks About Coin Markets and Classical Numismatic Group. VIDEO:...

David Guest, Numismatist, Classical Numismatic Group Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com....... British coin expert David Guest shares his perspective about the Coinex Convention, the numismatic market, and...

Metal Detectorist Finds Hoard of 99 Anglo Saxon Silver Pennies

Anglo Saxon Silver Pennies By Dix Noonan Webb ......   Thirty years ago, a fortune-teller asked builder Don Crawley to pick three cards from a full...

500th Anniversary of The Earliest Dated English Coin: the 1513...

Henry 8th 500th anniversary of England’s capture Tournai in France 1513   500th Anniversary  of The Earliest Dated English Coin was the 1513 Tournai Groat v:*...

Collection of English Crowns Highlights The Next Morton & Eden World...

Sale of Coins, Medals and Banknotes, November 7 2013 A collection of English crowns dating from the first issues of Edward VI in 1551 features...

Royal Mint UK Celebrates William Shakespeare on New Proof Silver Coin

At over 1,000 years old and Britain’s oldest manufacturer, The Royal Mint must be one of the few organizations that can claim to have...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 4, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 4, 2016 Canada 150 1.) Royal Canadian Mint unveils its 2017 Canada 150 circulation coin series The Royal Canadian Mint...