NGC Grades Rare and Beautiful ‘Una and the Lion’ Proof Coin

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) recently graded an example of the iconic 1839 Victoria gold “Una and the Lion” Five Pounds, which is widely considered...

Künker Spring World Coin Auctions 226-231…. March 11-16th

Dear Coin Collectors, In a few weeks our Spring Auctions 226-231 are held in Osnabrück. On six days from March 11th, we again present...

First Strike: Germany Mints 5 Euro Polymer Ring “Subtropical Climate Zone” Collector Coin

On 8 December 2017, Department of Finance Assistant Undersecretary Walter Leibold has struck the very first 5-euro collector coin “Subtropical Climate Zone”. He thus...

King Richard III, Battle of Bosworth Field

A coin of a king of Machiavellian intrigue found within nine miles of the battlefield By Geoffrey Cope – www.petitioncrown.com ......   Richard III, who took the...

The Royal Mint introduces its 2014 Britannia Proof Collection

The 2014 Britannia Proof Collection… and the United Kingdom’s smallest coin The changing face of Britain as personified by the figure of Britannia is captured...
Stack's Bowers Eclectic World Coin Sale Part of Summer 2022 Showcase Auction

Stack’s Bowers Eclectic World Coin Sale Part of Summer 2022 Showcase Auction

Continuing their successful year of world and ancient coin auctions, Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to present the world and ancient coin auction that...
The Influence of Historic and Ancient Coin Designs

The Influence of Historic and Ancient Coin Designs

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   History is a continuum and time moves linearly. Generally, as time progresses, artistic and cultural trends evolve and build...

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...

Swiss Gold – Case Study for the Market

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Throughout their history, the Swiss have cultivated a long-standing reputation as an authority in the area of gold--both...

Royal Mint Says Possible Counterfeit of UK’s New £1 Coin Is Mint Error

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Over the weekend, British media (especially the tabloids) began to report that a man had discovered a counterfeit version of...

Austrian Mint Reveals Upcoming February 2021 Releases

By Austrian Mint ......   Alpine Forests Available February 17, 2021 Central Europe’s largest forested area, Kalkalpen National Park is home to 30 different ecosystems. Of the park’s...

Atlas Numismatics Features Rare Cuban, French Pattern Coins

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Dear Clients, We hope everyone has been doing well and that you're enjoying the arrival of spring. This month we have a great selection...

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

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

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 2004: Hellbrun Castle | Schloß Hellbrun

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 10 Euro Silver Coin – Hellbrun Castle | Schloß Hellbrun  (2004) Castles of Austria Series (2002-2004) The Castles of Austria Series ran from 2002...

World Coins – Austria 2016 Mozart: The Legend 20 Euro Silver Coin

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: arguably the three most famous words in musical history. “Wolfgang”, “Amadé” and “Mozart” are the names of three silver coins dedicated...

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...
UK Una and the Lion Proof Set. Images courtesy Stack's Bowers Auctions

Stack’s Bowers Auctions – Iconic “Una and the Lion” Proof Set

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers ......   This inaugural preview for the Stack’s Bowers Galleries August 2018 ANA Auction features one of...

CoinWeek IQ: A Legacy in Coins – Maria Theresa – 4K Video

Maria Theresa's influence over the Austrian monetary system goes well beyond the famous silver coin that carries her image. In this CoinWeek video, we sit...

Newest Royal Mint Britannia Releases from APMEX

APMEX, Inc., a leading Precious Metals retailer based in Oklahoma City, is pleased to announce that the new 2018 Gold and Silver Britannias are...

Diverse German Offerings in Heritage Monthly World Coin Auction

Heritage's latest Monthly World Coin Internet Auction features an important offering of German States coinage. This auction is accepting bids now, with the live auction...
Künker eLive Auction 70 of Ancient and World Coins Starts Tuesday

Künker eLive Auction 70 of Ancient and World Coins Starts Tuesday

This Tuesday, as part of the digital World Money Fair, Künker eLive Auction 70 begins. You can expect over 1,900 lot numbers from...

Pattern Coins of the French Second Republic Highlight Künker Auction 337

Künker Auctions by Künker GmbH ......   When the French people had chased away Citizen King Louis Philippe and founded the Second Republic, they were looking...

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

The Royal Mint is to issue a specially compiled historic coin set uniting four decimal crowns celebrating a decade of royal occasions - an...
Top 10 Women on Coins, Part 2

Top 10 Women on World Coins, Part 2

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Link to Part 1 5.) Irene of Athens Like much of the Middle Ages, the history of the...

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....

Künker eLive Auction 57 of Ancient and World Coins and Phaleristics

By Künker GmbH ......   Dear bidders and collector friends, Have you seen our next eLive Auction 57? This time you will find over 2,200 lots, featuring...

World Coin News: The Royal Mint Reveals the A to Z of Britain Coin...

New 10p coin designs unveiled to celebrate what makes Britain great, appearing in change from March 2018 Themes follow the alphabet from Angel...
From the Dark Corner: An "Authenticated" Counterfeit 1882 Great Britain Shilling

From the Dark Corner: An “Authenticated” Counterfeit 1882 Great Britain Shilling

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   I am starting this series to review specific counterfeits that have actually been authenticated by third-party...

Heritage Signature Auctions: 4,300 World Coin Lots up for Bidding in Long Beach

Heritage's Long Beach World & Ancient coins Signature auction, scheduled for September 8-12, is open for bidding! Although it feels like the final hammer...

Austria 2017 Colorful Creatures: The Kingfisher 3 Euro Glow-in-the-Dark Coin

Description: The Austrian Mint launched the Colorful Creatures series of three-euro glow-in-the-dark collector coins in October 2016 and will release a new coin about every...