How The Royal Mint is Attempting to Redefine “Legal Tender”...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ......   Royal Mint Refusal to Redeem Commemorative Coins at Face Value Calls Into Question Value of Modern...

Rare & Historically Important English Gold Sovereigns of King Henry VII

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, column #184………. A CoinWeek Column by Greg...

World Coin News – NGC Certifies Rare 1839 British Proof Set

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation™ (NGC®) has certified a rare complete 1839 Great Britain Proof Set. The incredible set includes 15 gold, silver and copper coins,...

The Vast Influence of the East India Company and Their Rare...

By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   On December 31, 1600, Queen Elizabeth (later the first) of England bestowed a Royal Charter upon the...

Royal Mint Celebrates Christmas 2017 with Special £5 Coin & Gold...

The Royal Mint has launched three special coins for Christmas 2017, in celebration of Yuletide traditions. The Christmas Tree 2017 UK £5 Brilliant Uncirculated Coin,...

World Coins: Gold Sovereigns on MA-Shops

By Joël van Dam - Owner, Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   Saint George and the Dragon A few days ago I bought a small lot of 19th-century...

World Coin News – Pobjoy Mint and Isle of Man to...

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   The British Pobjoy Mint will not produce Isle of Man coins in 2017 in a departure from more...

Royal Mint Continues to Celebrate 50 Years of the 50p with...

50p coins  from the Royal Mint depicting the anniversaries of the Battle of Britain, D-Day landings, Victoria Cross and Battle of Hastings all...

World Coin Rarities Auctioned at NYINC in New York

News & Analysis - World Coin Rarities, markets, & collecting #401 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   From Monday, January 8 to Sunday, January 14, there...

Krause Announces 2017 Coin of the Year Award Nominees

Australia and Canada have the most nominations in the annual Coin of the Year Award competition By Krause Publications .....   The first round of voting for...

Queen Elizabeth Shilling, Pernambuco Gold Coin From Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Atlas Numismatics will be attending the The 2018 World's Fair of Money from August 14-18, 2018. If you'd like us to...

Rago to Host Inaugural Online-Only Numismatic Auction on Bidsquare.com

By Rago Arts & Auctions ...... From June 15 through June 30, Rago Auctions is pleased to present its first ever online-only sale of U.S....

CoinWeek News Wire for Feb. 2, 2018

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for February 2, 2018 Brain Food 1.) When paper money was as risky as bitcoin The first paper money notes...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 23, 2017: Bitcoin Nyet, and Speaking...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 23, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Patriotic collectors boost market for ancient Chinese artefacts Following the fashions to buy western art...

2018 Platinum Britannia Bullion Coin Available for Pre-Order

APMEX, Inc., the nation’s largest Precious Metals e-retailer, is pleased to announce the 2018 Platinum Britannia coin is now available for pre-order. The 2018 1 oz...

New Book Explores World of Leading Bullion Coins

By Metals Focus ......   On October 17, The Perth Mint, The Austrian Mint, The Royal Canadian Mint, The Rand Refinery, The Royal Mint and Metals...

A World of Money – An Enthralling Bloody Mary Gold Sovereign

By Heritage Auctions ......   Queen Mary ruled England alone from July 19, 1553 to July 25, 1554, after which she joined with Philip of Spain:...

Royal Mint Unveils the Gruffalo 20th Anniversary Commemorative Coin

One of the World’s Best-Loved Monsters to Appear on UK Coins To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of one of the world’s favorite literary monsters, The...

1933 Penny Sets World Record for Copper, Bronze Coin at Auction

Baldwins’ auction room at 399 Strand was the venue for one of the most important numismatic events in recent years as the 1933 Pattern...

World Coins – Rose-Ryals, 30 Shilling Gold Coins of King James...

Lot 1008 - James I, third coinage, rose ryal, mm. spur rowel (1619-1620) A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ..... Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and...

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...

World Coins – Royal Mint Unleashes Latest Queen’s Beast: The Red...

By The Royal Mint ......   The Royal Mint is to unleash a range of commemorative coins celebrating the Red Dragon of Wales – one of...

Gold Sovereigns & Triple Unites Lead British Gold Coins Auctioned in...

News & Analysis - World Coin Rarities, markets, & collecting #402 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Among all the coin auctions conducted in New York...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Amazing English Gold Sovereign of Henry...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #127 ….. During the evening of...

World Coins: The Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio April 2018 Hong Kong...

Stack's Bowers and Ponterio is pleased to announce details of their upcoming Hong Kong Auction of Chinese and Asian coins and currency, to be...

The Story of English Civil War siege money

By Paul Fraiser Collectibles When Royalists did battle with Parliamentarians, some numsimatic oddities were produced Many numismatic collectors seek perfection in the rare coins they collect,...

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...

Royal Mint Celebrates 40th Anniversary of The Snowman With 1st Full-Color...

The Royal Mint, together with Penguin Ventures (part of Penguin Random House) has today announced that it will be releasing a series of special...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 20, 2017: Debtor Nation, CryptoRubles, The...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for October 20, 2017:  Brain Food 1.) ‘Like stars in a complex constellation, these objects convey the sweep of Jewish history’ This...

Royal Mint Launches ‘Red Dragon of Wales’ Queen’s Beasts Bullion Coins

The ‘Red Dragon of Wales’ to feature on Royal Mint gold and silver bullion coins A dramatic interpretation of the heraldic ‘Red Dragon of Wales’...