Coin Collecting in Great Britain

Alvin House - Owner, The Coin House, Great Britain Interviewer: David Lisot Mr. House is a sole proprietor of a coin business that is based in...

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...

Royal Mint Strikes Maundy Money for Ancient Easter Ceremony

Maundy Thursday is familiar to many as the Thursday before Easter, but for Britain’s 1100-year old Royal Mint, the day has an added significance,...

Royal Mint Celebrates Trafalgar Square with 2016 UK £100 Coin

The Royal Mint is to feature a ‘snapshot’ of London’s Trafalgar Square on a limited-edition £100 fine silver commemorative coin – the third in...

Stack’s Bowers August ANA Sale of World and Ancient Coins Realizes...

Warm sunny weather greeted attendees to the annual ANA convention last week as they brought spirited bidding to the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction...

Royal Mint Launches 600th Anniversary Battle of Agincourt 2015 Alderney £5...

The Royal Mint is to strike coins commemorating the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt, regarded as one of history’s greatest military victories...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 16, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 16, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Deciphering history, one coin at a time Pankaj Tandon, an accidental numismatist, is breathing life...

New World Record Price for a Tudor Coin Achieved at Spink

On 18th December 2014, Spink London sold two superb gold Tudor Sovereigns of Henry VII and Henry VIII for a combined price of £732,000...

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...

Spink Auctions: Daddies, Daughters, a Hypocrite King and a King’s Coin

It is not often that a collection comes on the market that contains some of the most exquisite English coins ranging from Edward III...

APMEX Announces 2017 Great London Sweepstakes

APMEX, Inc. is once again offering the chance to win a trip of a lifetime to London, England. One lucky winner and a guest...

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...

SAFE Collecting Supplies: Around the World in 3 Coins

By SAFE® Collecting Supplies ......   Here at SAFE® Collecting Supplies we cover ample news and history about American coinage, but there’s a rich culture of...

Royal Mint Commemorates End of WWII with £5 VE Day Platinum...

By The Royal Mint.... The Royal Mint has issued a limited-edition Alderney £5 VE Day Platinum Proof coin to commemorate 70 years since the moment...

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...

Royal Mint Celebrates Life of Jane Austen with UK £2 Coin

Limited numbers of circulation versions to be released at key Jane Austen locations on the anniversary of her death For 200 years, Jane Austen has...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 16, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 16, 2016 Current Events 1.) The reasons Saudi Arabia stopped issuing paper riyals "The number of one Riyal banknotes constitutes half...

Second Half Of Slaney Collection of English Coins Finally Coming to...

Spink sold the first half of the Slaney Collection of English coins in May 2003. The sale was a great success, many records were...

Baldwin’s Announces: The Arielle Collection, Part Two: British Colonial Coins

The first day of Baldwin’s three-day May auction calendar will contain the second part of one of the most impressive British colonial coin collections...

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...

Looking forward to 2014/2015 Ancient Coin Market Conditions

By Geoffrey Cope www.petitioncrown.com A few years ago I proposed that Coin Collecting / Numismatics should be classed as an ASSET CLASS in their own right....

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 25, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 25, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Q&A: Erik Goldstein Erik J. Goldstein is the senior curator of mechanical arts and numismatics at...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Künker March Coin Auctions Sees Nearly $10.5 Million in Sales

9.6 million euros was the total hammer price of Künker’s March sale. That result exceeded the estimate by about 50%. It goes without...

Dix Noonan Webb Coin ‘Festival’ Totals More Than £2.1 Million

By Dix Noonan Webb Ltd....   The coins ‘festival’ held by Dix Noonan Webb, the international coins and medals specialists, totaled more than £2.1 million (almost...