British Gold Patterns star in World Coin Auction

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #203 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds On Jan. 10th and 11th,...

Grading World Coins – NGC Certifies Important Early Gold Penny of Britain

Unpopular during the reign of King Henry III, this penny is cherished by the numismatic world today Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has certified an extremely...

The Royal Mint Expands Online Products to Include Fractional Gold Britannia Bullion Coins

Building on the successful launch in September of its new bullion trading website www.royalmintbullion.com, The Royal Mint is to expand its offering to include...
Queen Elizabeth I English penny

Second Half Of Slaney Collection of English Coins Finally Coming to Auction

Spink sold the first half of the Slaney Collection of English coins in May 2003. The sale was a great success, many records were...

Anglo-Saxon, Norman Coins to Battle It out in Spink Auction

The Academic Collection of English coins assembled by Lord Stewartby over a long and very active lifetime will be dispersed by Spink in a...

World Medals & Tokens Highlight Latest From Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Atlas Numismatics will be attending the Chicago Coin Expo 2018 April 18-21, and the Long Beach Expo from June 14 to...
George III Pistrucci Pattern Crown, Stack's Bowers NYINC Auction

Incredible Rare Great Britain Pattern Crown: Stack’s Bowers NYINC

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers ......   The Stack’s Bowers Galleries January New York International (NYINC) sale is a magnificent event with...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Lauer Queen Victoria Gold Pattern Coin

(1887) Great Britain Queen Victoria Lauer Pattern in Gold Uniface Obverse Die Trial Ex. Murdoch Collection (1904) - UNIQUE   By Mike Byers for Mint Error...

World Coin Market – 2016 Demand for Quality British Coins Increasing

Charles I (1625-49), Shilling, Tower Mint under Parliament. mint mark ‘eye’ both sides (1645). When you own this piece of ART you have distinguished...

Lord Mayor of London Strikes Royal Mint Sovereign on First Official Visit to India

The Lord Mayor of the City of London has struck a special commemorative gold Sovereign during a visit to The Royal Mint’s operations in...

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...

New British Coins Honor Beatrix Potter, Queen Elizabeth’s 90th Birthday

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   Two new British commemorative coins--honoring Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday and famous children’s book author Beatrix Potter, respectively--are stirring...
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...

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 -...

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...
Atlas Numismatics

Superb Austrian 100 Corona Gold, Deep Cameo 1839 Proof Sovereign at Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Atlas Numismatics is pleased to offer a fresh selection of coins and medals that we have assembled for your consideration. We hope that...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 8, 2017: Hanging with Beatrix, Busted Bitcoin, Gold Fakers

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 8, 2017: Brain Food 1.) New Anti-Counterfeiting Technology: Dogs The first counterfeit-sniffing dog, Mike, went into the field in...

The Coin Analyst: From Una and the Lion to the Three Graces – Classic...

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   The February 22 launch and instant sell-out of The Royal Mint’s Three Graces silver and gold coins underscores...

Coin Auctions & Third Party Grading in Great Britain

Stephen Lockett, London Coins, Ltd. Interviewer: David Lisot Mr. Lockett operates London Coins Ltd, a coin business that trades in numismatics and includes an auction service....

Royal Mint Unveils Plans for First Visitor’s Center

On April 24, The Royal Mint has today unveiled plans to develop a visitor centre at its headquarters in south Wales. For the first time...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 20, 2018: The Doctor Will See You Now, Ditch...

Coinweek News Wire for April 20, 2018 ....   Current Events 1.) Should the U.S. Retire the Penny and Nickel? It’s true that it costs more to mint these two...

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...

The Royal Mint’s premier UK coins commemorate the outbreak of the First World...

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...
Edward VIII Pattern Leads Group of NGC-Certified Rare Coins in MDC Monaco Sale

Edward VIII Pattern Leads Group of NGC-Certified Rare Coins in MDC Monaco Sale

A King Edward VIII gold pattern that was certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) and set a record earlier this year for most expensive...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 13, 2018: Heists, Fakes, and Fraud

Coinweek News Wire for April 13, 2018 .... In Memoriam 1.) Walter Ray Lockwood, 1939-2018 Walter Ray Lockwood (member 1256) passed away early morning Tuesday, April 3. He was...

Spink Auctions: Daddies, Daughters, a Hypocrite King and a King’s Coin

It is not often that a collection comes on the market that contains some of the most exquisite English coins ranging from Edward III...

The Royal Mint Launches 2017 Lunar Coin Collection

The launch of The Royal Mint’s lunar coin collection has become an eagerly anticipated event, with the ‘rooster’ the latest animal to join the...

Rare 1681 silver Halfcrown of King Charles II, with mark of the Royal African...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #239 A CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds........... Halfcrowns,...