CoinWeek News Wire for June 3, 2016

By CoinWeek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 3, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Sizing up U.S. coin currency QUESTION: Why are dimes smaller than other coins? 2.) Coins on...

World Coin Auctions – A Pair of Rarities from Hong Kong

Our 2016 June 22 - 24 World Coins Signature Auction in Hong Kong features an outstanding Victorian half dollar and dollar From Hong Kong's...

Baldwin;s Presents Part Three of The Davis Fore Collection of Coins...

The final part of a landmark Collection of coins of British India to be sold during Coinex Week. The concluding part of this prestigious collection...

NGC-Certified World and Ancient Coins Top Heritage Auctions’ ANA Sale

Coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) stood out in Heritage Auctions’ recent Platinum Night sale, held in conjunction with the American Numismatic Association’s...

British Coin Forecast for 2012 By Geoffrey Cope

By Geoffrey Cope www.petitioncrown.com The main auctions for 2011 have just been completed and record prices have been achieved. To laugh or...

The Royal Mint Reunites Four Decimal Crown Coins to Mark a...

The Royal Mint is to issue a specially compiled historic coin set uniting four decimal crowns celebrating a decade of royal occasions - an...

London Coin Fair Convention Report and Market Outlook

Michael Veissid, Director, London Coin Fair Interviewer: David Lisot The London Coin Fair is a regular part of the numismatic marketplace in Great Britain....

Royal Mint Issues Precious Metal Great Fire of London 350th Anniversary...

As Britain builds towards the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, The Royal Mint has struck precious metal variants of the £2...

Heritage Auctions: More than 4,600 Lots Offered at CICF

Heritage Auctions’ CICF World & Ancient Coins Signature® Auction, April 14-19, 2016 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois A wide assortment...

Royal Mint celebrates ‘Greatest Briton of all time’ Sir Winston Churchill...

By The Royal Mint....   The Royal Mint has unveiled the theme of its third United Kingdom £20 for £20 coin as the great British statesman...

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...

All That Glitters is Gold

As the Great British summer and all the Olympic celebrations draw to a close Baldwin’s will be busily preparing to sell part two of the landmark...

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...

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...

Gainesville Coins: UK Treasure Finder Awaits Big Pay Day

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   One of the most astounding treasure finds in Britain’s rich history of such discoveries is finally close to...

Royal Mint Unveils New Britannia Proof Collection

The Royal Mint has launched its new Britannia 2015 Proof Coin Collection in fine gold and fine silver including individual coins such as the...

A World of Money: The Oxford Triple Unite to be offered...

In Heritage's upcoming CICF World and Ancient Coins auction, to take place in Chicago April 26-30, there is an an example of the rare...

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...

Britannia Returns as United Kingdom Circulating Coin

By The Royal Mint....   The Royal Mint revealed that the iconic figure of Britannia will return to the United Kingdom’s circulating coins this year alongside...

CoinWeek Podcast #23: Former U.S. Mint Director Philip Diehl Discusses Legal...

CoinWeek Podcast #23: Former U.S. Mint Director Philip Diehl Discusses Legal Tender How can legal tender collector coins not actually be treated like money? That's...

The Coin Analyst: Silver Maple Leaf Supplies Dwindling and Other World...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   With all the excitement surrounding the U.S. Mint recently, some modern coin enthusiasts may not be aware of important new...

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...

Nostalgia for a Coin Called ‘Bob’: The Royal Mint’s Pre-Decimal Coin...

The Royal Mint is to conjure up memories of a time when pockets across Britain held coins with nicknames such as ‘bob’ and ‘tanner’...

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...

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 Marks 75 Years Since Battle of Britain with Precious...

The Royal Mint has marked 75 years since the Battle of Britain with the release of a range of 50p coins struck in precious...

Pobjoy Mint 4-Coin Set Commemorates 2016 Olympic Games

By Pobjoy Mint....   In previous years, Pobjoy Mint has issued coins to commemorate the Olympic Games. The 2016 Summer Olympics are no exception and we...

Looking Back to Wartime Britain: The Royal Mint’s Centenary Sovereign Set

  The Royal Mint has paired The 1915 Sovereign with The Sovereign 2015, struck a century apart, and presented them in a limited-edition First World...

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...

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...