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Michael T. Shutterly: Ten Coins I'd Love to Own

Michael T. Shutterly: Ten Coins I’d Love to Own

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   I enjoy coins for their artistry and for the history behind them. Because there are so many coins...

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...

Intriguing 10 Zlotych Pattern Coin, Winston Churchill Large Format Medal New at Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Dear Clients, We hope that our February newsletter finds you doing well. This month we have a very nice selection of coins (especially pattern...

Atlas Numismatics Adds World Proof and Pattern Coins to Fixed Price List

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Happy New Year! For this month's list, we have prepared another selection of coins and medals for your consideration, and look forward to hearing...

Atlas Numismatics Offers German East Africa Gold 15 Rupien Among New Rare World Coins

By Atlas Numismatics ......   As 2020 winds down and we look back over a year of exceptional changes in the world and changes that have affected the...
Close-up of alteration on altered date 1784 Ecu. Image courtesy PCGS

Always Check for Altered Dates: PCGS

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   While many experts check for date and mintmark alterations on key-date coinage, especially that of the United States, it...
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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...

The Caranett Collection Part III – Gold Coins of Western Europe & Britain

The latest Heritage month-long auction of world coins features Part III of the Caranett Collection, with an offering of gold coins from Western Europe...

The French Republican Coin Dating System

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   The French Revolution brought about the First French Republic, which brought about sweeping changes to remove religious and royalist...

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...

Coin Profile – 1906-A France Gold 100 Francs Angel MS-63 PCGS

The 100 Franc French Gold Angel is a large, beautiful coin with a wonderful design and great look that had been a highly popular...

Mike Markowitz: The Coins of Shakespeare

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   Shakespeare’s works are rich in allusions to coins. Such references were meant to bring his audiences into closer identification...

Outstanding Ancient and World Coins at Heritage New York International Auction

As we usher in the beginning of a new decade, it is apparent that the international numismatic market is more vibrant than ever, including...

La Semeuse: France Pays Tribute to Coin That Inspired Walking Liberty Half Dollar

The Sower The Semeuse, or "Sower", has been one of the preeminent motifs of French numismatic history for over a century. Originally, La Semeuse was created...

Rarities From Künker Auction 331 for the World Money Fair in Berlin

Künker Auction 331 by Künker GmbH ......   On the occasion of the World Money Fair, auction house Künker offers outstanding rarities from all over the...

Breslau 5 Ducats Gold Coin, Hanoi Exposition Gold Medal Among Atlas Numismatics New Inventory

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Atlas Numismatics will be attending the Whitman Baltimore Winter Expo, November 14-17, 2019, being held at the Baltimore Convention Center in downtown Baltimore. If you would like...

From Ancient Coins to Part 2 of the Casa Savoia Collection: Gadoury Auction 2019

By Éditions V. Gadoury, Monaco ......   On November 15 and 16, 2019, at Le Méridien Beach Plaza Hotel the Gadoury auction will offer something for...

Merovingian Coins on MA-Shops.com

By Joël van Dam - Owner, Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   Coins from the Merovingian Empire are popular around the world. Their gold coins, the tremissises,...

Monnaies Françaises: French Coin Reference 2020 Edition Available in November

French "Red" Book by Coin & Currency Institute ......   Monnaies Françaises has been the bible on the coins of modern France since it was first...

NGC Grades Rare 700-Year-Old French Gold Coin

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified one of only six known examples of a Royal d’Or struck during the 1314-16 reign of Louis X...

Monnaie de Paris Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Man’s 1st Step on the Moon with...

Orchestrated by the Apollo 11 mission, the First Step on the Moon was made July 21, 1969, by astronaut Neil Armstrong. APOLLO 11 Part of the...

Results of Künker Summer World Coin Auctions 322-324

World Coin Auctions By Künker GmbH ......   We thank you, our customers, for your active participation in the Künker summer world coin auctions 2019, which...

French Coins & Medals of Künker Summer Auction 323

By Künker GmbH ......   Dear Bidders and Coin Enthusiasts, French numismatics has a lot to offer. First of all, it spans a vast period of time....

Künker Previews Summer Auctions of World Coins

Summer Auctions By Künker By Künker GmbH ......   About 4,000 lots will be offered in Künker’s Summer Auctions: Specialized collections of bracteates, French and Polish coins and...

Women of France: Marie Curie 2019 Gold, Silver Proof Coins

Series Inspiration In 2016, Monnaie de Paris launched a new series that pays tribute to French History through the women who have had an influence...

Important Early North American Currency at Toronto Coin Expo May 2

By Toronto Coin Expo ......   In a young country still forming its national identity, it’s odd that the earliest coins that circulated in Canada for...

Monnaie de Paris to Issue Last of Marianne Gold Coin Series

By Monnaie de Paris .......   A Contemporary Allegory of Fraternity Since 2008, the Monnaie de Paris has been striking coins that revisit the major numismatic symbols of...

Clay, Cardboard, and Zinc: Altered Coinage of World War II

By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   In the United States, the most dramatic effect that World War II had on our coinage was the steel...

40th Anniversary Book of Royal French Coins Available From Editions Gadoury

By Coin & Currency Institute ......   The 40th anniversary edition of Monnaies Royales Françaises, 1610-1792, by Francesco Pastrone, a standard reference book on the coins...

Monnaie de Paris Commemorates Surrealist Guillaume Apollinaire on New Gold, Silver Proof Coins

Guillaume Apollinaire Born the 26th of August, 1880, Guillaume Apollinaire (originally named Guglielmo de Kostrowitzky) was a french poet and writer considered one of the...