One of Only Two Known Surviving 1945 Silver Threepence Coins Surfaces

The “rarest British circulating coin in 200 years” has been certified as genuine by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®), the world’s largest third-party certification, grading...

Bohnams to Offer Morgan Dollars and British Commonwealth Sovereigns

LOS ANGELES - Bonhams is pleased to announce two significant collections to be offered during our May 27, 2012 Rare Coins and Medals Auctions...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 30, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 30, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Making Cents of Currency’s Ancient Rise Objects that occurred rarely in nature and whose circulation...

The Royal Mint’s premier UK coins commemorate the outbreak of...

The Royal Mint is to issue two of its premier coins, the Kilo and the Five-Ounce, in fine silver and fine gold as part...

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...

English Gold Coins: Rise of the Gold Standard in 14th-century England

By Bruce Lorich with Permission............. Coins of the first three Edwards & Richard II Hammered English  gold coins are so captivating in their designs, which invariably...

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...

Royal Mint Issues First World War 100th Anniversary 2015 UK Five-Ounce...

The Royal Mint’s five-year program of First World War commemorations continues with a new five-ounce coin - the second in a series of five-ounce...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 14, 2016

By CoinWeek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for October 14, 2016 Brain Food 1.) A guide to valuing all your old Irish coins (PHOTOS) Between the formation of the Republic...

Two Rare Mysteries from Colonial India at July 15 Spink Coins...

On July 15, 2015, the Spink London sale of Ancient, British & Foreign Coins and Commemorative Medals will be showcasing some exceptional lots from...

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...

Detectorists Find Medieval Coin Hoard of King Edward Silver, Gold Nobles

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Earlier this month, a coin hoard dating to the late 13th and early 14th centuries was uncovered by a...

United Kingdom 2015 Battle of Britain 50p Silver Coin Proof

Description: From the Royal Mint: In the summer of 1940 Britain faced the threat of invasion. It would fall to brave young pilots and their crews...

The Royal Mint Unveils New First World War Commemorative £20...

The Royal Mint’s second United Kingdom £20 coin commemorates outbreak of the First World War The Royal Mint has unveiled the theme of its second...

Spink Auctions: From Edward III to Richard III, Lord Stewartby’s 4th...

As the winter of our discontent approaches and the weather turns colder, Spink has an auction in store sure to heat things up 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...

The Royal Mint Expands Online Products to Include Fractional Gold Britannia...

Building on the successful launch in September of its new bullion trading website www.royalmintbullion.com, The Royal Mint is to expand its offering to include...

The Royal Mint Celebrates Prince Philip’s Contribution to Public Life

The Royal Mint is to launch a special commemorative coin to celebrate the contribution to public life of The Duke of Edinburgh, in recognition...

Heritage Auctions to Offer José Rodrigues Collection of Victoria Sovereigns

The newest monthly world coin auction from Heritage Auctions is the José Rodrigues Collection of Victoria Sovereigns, now open for bidding with the live...

Gleaming Gold Rarities in Long Beach Tyrant Collection Display

Many of the historic English coins that will be displayed at the February 22-24, 2018 Long Beach Expo (www.LongBeachExpo.com) in the upcoming inaugural exhibit...

Outstanding Ancient and World Coins at Heritage New York International Auction

As we usher in the beginning of a new decade, it is apparent that the international numismatic market is more vibrant than ever, including...

A World of Money – A Superb Quality Golden Jubilee...

1887 marked Queen Victoria's 50 years on the throne heralding the introduction of a new portrait to succeed her younger 'bun head' series, known...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 21, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for October 21, 2016 Brain Food 1.) What is the Average Lifespan of a Coin? Coins are tough little devils. Over the course...

British Coin Forecast for 2013

by Geoffrey Cope - www.petitioncrown.com ....... Coins as an alternative Asset Class Rare Quality Coins which has quietly been held by collector/investors offer another alternative safe-haven...

The Medieval English Coins of the Wars of the Roses

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   The late medieval monarchies of Europe were fundamentally fragile and prone to civil disorder. Political stability and harmony depended...

Royal Mint Reveals Remembrance Day 2015 Alderney £5 Coin

Since 2012 The Royal Mint has struck a special Remembrance Day Alderney £5 Coin featuring the poppy – a widely recognised symbol of remembrance...

World Medals & Tokens Highlight Latest From Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Atlas Numismatics will be attending the Chicago Coin Expo 2018 April 18-21, and the Long Beach Expo from June 14 to...

Trio of British Gold Triple Unites at Stack’s Bowers Ponterio April...

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio is very pleased to offer a trio of British gold Triple Unites – the largest and heaviest hammered gold coin...

Spectacular British and Islamic Coin Collections headline NYINC Auctions

An unprecedented selection of high-grade ancient and world coins — ranging from the dawn of numismatics to most modern corners of the globe and...

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 websites and periodicals,...