Pobjoy Mint celebrates Melville’s Moby Dick with Sperm Whale Coin

By Pobjoy Mint....   Described as one of the greatest works of literature ever written in the English language, we celebrate the Sperm Whale with the...

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,...

Pobjoy Mint Releases First Titanium Coin of the Year: The Lemon Shark

Introducing the Pobjoy Mint's First Titanium Coin of the Year: The Lemon Shark in stunning yellow finish By Pobjoy Mint....   Continuing their colored Titanium series and...

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...

Solid Results Achieved at Stack’s Bowers Jan. 2016 NYINC Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the results of their January 2016 NYINC auction of World Coins, World Paper Money and Ancient Coins. The...

SPINK USA Coin Auction to offer Portuguese, Brazilian and Anglo-Gallic Coins Plus Much More….

Spink USA's "Collector's Series Sale" this January 27-28, 2016 will usher in the New Year with a large offering of Portuguese and Brazilian coins,...

British Gold Coins Lead Auctions in New York

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #312 A Weekly Coinweek Column by Greg Reynolds ......   The Heritage auctions in...

The Pobjoy Mint – A History of Coin Design Innovations

From the development of the world’s first man-made precious metal, Virenium, to the world’s highest relief coin, Pobjoy Mint are renowned for their innovation...

Royal Mint Releases 2016 Precious Metal Proof Sets

The Royal Mint has released its United Kingdom Precious Metal Proof coin sets for 2016, containing the nation’s definitive and commemorative coins for the...

Beatrix Potter, the Bard and the Battle of Hastings: Royal Mint Reveals 2016 Coin...

What have Shakespeare, Beatrix Potter, the Army and the Great Fire of London got in common? They are all themes that will be appearing...

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

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...

Scottish Coins – The Sgarabhaigh Silver Sixpence

By David Hill....   The Sgarabhaigh Sixpence forms an important part of a wider project to conserve and share the small Scottish island of Sgarabhaigh which...
The Coin Analyst: Collecting Strategies and Modern Silver World Coins

The Coin Analyst: Collecting Strategies and Modern Silver World Coins

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   A new modern coin collector can very easily become overwhelmed. Whether attending a coin show, perusing hobby websites and periodicals,...

Some Familiar Faces on MA-Shops.com

By CoinWeek....   Already a notable presence in the European market, MA-Shops--the online marketplace created by German engineer Joachim Schwiening--is poised to grow into a significant...

Kick off the New Year with Stack’s Bowers Galleries 2016 NYINC Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce details of their upcoming New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) sale of world coins, world paper money...

Royal Mint: The UK’s First £50 Face Value Coin

The Royal Mint has announced that it is to launch the UK’s first face value £50 for £50 coin. Celebrating the year that Her...

Royal Mint Launches 2016 Sovereign to Celebrate Queen’s 90th Birthday

The Royal Mint has launched the latest collection of its world renowned flagship coin - The Sovereign – featuring a celebratory obverse portrait for...
Pre-decimal British coinage, Royal Mint UK

A Brief History of the Royal Mint: Pre-Decimal Coinage

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   Click here for Part 1 Last time I gave a brief history of The Royal Mint in London,...

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...

Isle of Man 2015 Christmas Angel 1/20 Ounce Gold Proof Coin

Description: Since medieval times, Angel coins bearing the design of the Archangel Michael slaying the Dragon have been thought to bring good luck and health...

APMEX Celebrates Britannia with Free Silver Giveaway

With the release of the 2016 Gold and Silver Britannias, APMEX is announcing the launch of the 2016 Britannia Sweepstakes. This sweepstakes will give...

Stack’s Bowers World Coin Offering for Whitman Baltimore Auction

Stack's Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce details of their November 5-10 Official Auction in conjunction with the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo...

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

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...

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...

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...
1839 Victoria Proof Set

New World Records at Baldwin’s Coin Auction 96

A H Baldwin & Sons Ltd was the centre of the numismatic world on September 25, as Auction 96, held at 399 Strand in...

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...

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...

Historic Reign of Queen Elizabeth II Portrayed on Royal Canadian Mint Collector Coins

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 Continues Shēngxiào Collection with 2016 Year of the Monkey Gold Coin

The Royal Mint has revealed its design for the Lunar Year of the Monkey - an eagerly anticipated annual event in The Royal Mint’s...