Coin Auctions: Bentley Takes Gold In World Record Performance

The much anticipated public auction of part two of the Bentley Collection was held by Baldwin’s in London on the 27th September. The auction...

From Outbreak to Armistice, the Royal Mint Continues to Commemorate First...

As the world continues to remember the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, The Royal Mint has honoured one of the...

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...

Royal Mint Introduces ‘The Queen’s Beasts’ Gold, Silver Bullion Coins

The Queen's Beasts 2016 – The Lion - 1 oz Gold Bullion Coin The Royal Mint has expanded its world-respected bullion portfolio with the addition...

New Book on Coinage of British India

Randy Weir, Numismatist and Author Interviewer: David Lisot Randy Weir lives in Canada and travels regularly to Great Britain to attend coin conventions. He came...

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...

World Coin Profiles – English Gold Coin Spur-Ryal (15 Shillings) of...

Spur-Ryal (15 Shillings), ND (1619-24). Third Coinage James I (1603-25). NGC MS-64. James I (James VI of Scotland) came to power at the age of...

Morton & Eden Ltd Auction Company Profile

Stephen Lloyd, Director - Morton & Eden Interviewer: David Lisot. Morton & Eden is a coin and medal auction company in London...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Great Britain Guinea/Sovereign Pattern...

Recently Surfaced After 200 Years   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   W&R-182 Copper NGC MS62BN Although this unique pattern Guinea/Sovereign is listed in the...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for August 7, 2017: War on Cash and...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for August 7, 2017:  The War on Cash 4: The Cash Master 1.) Is e-payment fast rendering cash extinct? As a Guardian...

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...

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 Adds New Limited Edition Peter Rabbit Commemorative Coins to...

Peter Rabbit will be joined by three additional characters throughout 2017. All four designs will find their way into UK publics’ pockets and purses...

Cool Coins! London Coin Fair 2012 February

Interviewer: David Lisot Steve Hill, Director, A.H. Baldwin & Sons, 1601 Elizabeth I silver crown, Stephen Lockett, Director, London Coins Ltd, Henry VIII gold...

Royal Mint Launches Final Coin in Tower of London Collection

The collection features four coins with the latest featuring the Ceremony of the Keys The coin features a special Tower mint mark -...

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...

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...

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...

ROYAL ARMS REVISITED: National Symbol Redesigned on 2015 United Kingdom...

The Royal Mint has issued a new £1 coin for 2015 portraying Timothy Noad’s contemporary reworking of the Royal Arms, in a heraldic celebration...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1913 Great Britain Gold Sovereign

By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   These two counterfeits share some of the same imperfections. The British gold Sovereign is one of the most popular and enduring...

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...

Charles I Triple Unite and Historic 8 Escudos Gold Coins Lead...

Great Britain: Charles I gold Triple Unite 1644 By Heritage Auctions .......... A Charles I gold Triple Unite 1644 AU58 NGC, a coin with prestige that...

COINEX 2012 and the British Numismatic Trade Association: Video

Christopher Martin, Chairman British Numismatic Trade Association and Christopher Webb, Council Member, BNTA, Interviewer: David Lisot The British Numismatic Trade Association is England's elite group of...

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...

British Coins 2014-15 an Overall View of Now and into The...

By Geoffrey Cope - www.petitioncrown.com ......... What is creating the interest in the British Coin market? Not just the upward trend of prices but the...