Impressive Gold Half Anna, Other World Coins at Atlas Numismatics

Impressive Gold Half Anna, Other World Coins at Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   This month we have brought together quite an interesting selection of coins and medals for your consideration. If you see something of interest,...
Heritage to Offer Long Island Collection of European Coins January 30

Heritage to Offer Long Island Collection of European Coins January 30

Sunday, January 30 will see the first dedicated Showcase sale from Heritage Auctions featuring offerings from The Long Island Collection, a wide-ranging collection of...
Stack's Bowers Sells Over $20 Million in World and Ancient Coins at New York International Auction

Stack’s Bowers Sells Over $20 Million in World and Ancient Coins at New York...

NYINC’s Highest Grossing Auction and Highest Priced Individual Lot   Following a record-breaking year in 2021, the World and Ancient Coin Department at Stack’s Bowers Galleries...
Heritage to Hold Showcase Auction of Carson City Coinage January 24

Künker Presents the Collection of a Connoisseur in Online Auction 360

Künker eLive Premium Auction 360 by Künker GmbH ......   On February 1 and 2, 2022, Künker will hold its Auction 360 as an eLive Premium...
Decoplata: The History of .720 Silver in World Coinage

Decoplata: The History of .720 Silver in World Coinage

By Austin Jepsky .....   Sometimes referred to as “Mexican Silver”, coins of a .720 silver fineness at one time or another could be found in...
A New Henry III Gold Penny – England’s “First Gold Coin”

A New Henry III Gold Penny – England’s “First Gold Coin”

Rarely can a single find provoke excitement in English numismatics, and fewer still be designated of national significance. However, once-in-a-blue-moon exceptions must be made, especially...
Swiss Mint Issues New Commemorative Coins, Including First Platinum

Swiss Mint Issues New Commemorative Coins, Including First Platinum

By Federal Mint Swissmint ......   On January 13, 2022, the Federal Mint Swissmint launched two new commemorative coins. The platinum coin is the first coin...

Islamic and Medieval Coins: New Years and Old Years

By David Yoon for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   This essay is being written on December 31, 2021, to be posted on January 4, 2022....

Austrian Mint Introduces Two New Coins: Wild Waters and Microraptor

By Austrian Mint ......   Alpine Treasures - Wild Waters The dramatic beauty of the Alps stems not only from the vertiginous peaks themselves but also from...
Stack’s Bowers to Present Over 6,000 Lots in Official 2022 NYINC Auction

Stack’s Bowers to Present Over 6,000 Lots in Official 2022 NYINC Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to offer more than 6,000 lots of world and ancient coins, military medals and orders, and world paper money...
Trophy Hunters Take Aim at 1839 Victoria Gold Proof ‘Una and the Lion’ in January

Trophy Hunters Take Aim at 1839 Victoria Gold Proof ‘Una and the Lion’ in...

British series rarity could exceed $600,000 at NYINC World Coins event   A British series rarity first issued as part of Queen Victoria’s delayed coronation Proof...
France 1896-A 20 Francs Faisceau privy Gad-1063, Full Brockage Reverse Mint Error, PCGS AU58. Courtesy of PCGS TrueView

PCGS Around the World – Full Mirror Brockage Mint Error French Gold

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   France 1896-A 20 Francs Faisceau privy Gad-1063, Full Brockage Reverse Mint Error, PCGS AU58. Courtesy of PCGS TrueView In coin...
Royal Mint Unveils Unique Commemorative 50p for Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Royal Mint Unveils Unique Commemorative 50p for Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

The Royal Mint has unveiled the design of a new commemorative 50p to mark Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, which is the...
Latvia to Issue New Silver "Miracle" Coin

Latvia to Issue New Silver “Miracle” Coin

By Bank of Latvia ......   On Wednesday, December 22, the Bank of Latvia (Latvijas Banka) is issuing a silver collector coin "Miracle Coin", which invites...
Künker January World Coin Auctions 358 and 359 Now Online

Künker January World Coin Auctions 358 and 359 Now Online

Künker Auctions 358 & 359 by Künker GmbH ......   On Wednesday, 26 January 2022, Künker will hold our auctions 358 and 359 at the Vienna...
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...
Gem Off-Center Victoria Sovereign Among New World Coins at Atlas Numismatics

Gem Off-Center Victoria Sovereign Among New World Coins at Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   This month we have brought together quite an interesting selection of coins and medals for your consideration. If you see something of interest,...
Croatian National Bank Issues Gold, Silver Coins Featuring the Dalmatian

Croatian National Bank Issues Gold, Silver Coins Featuring the Dalmatian

By Croatian National Bank ......   Pongo and Perdita are still among the most popular names to call Dalmatians across the globe. Ever since Walt Disney’s...
World of David Walliams 50p Coin Series Features The Boy in the Dress

World of David Walliams 50p Coin Series Features The Boy in the Dress

Celebrating the work of international best-selling children’s author David Walliams First release of a seven-coin series features The Boy in the Dress Available...
The Right to Strike: Early Coins of the Knights Hospitaller

The Right to Strike: Early Coins of the Knights Hospitaller

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Now called the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta, the order’s...
Austrian Mint Unveils Asia - Eyes of the World Coin for Year of the Tiger

Austrian Mint Unveils Asia – Eyes of the World Coin for Year of the...

By Austrian Mint ......   Asia – The Power of the Tiger Available January 19, 2022 Known as the "King of the Animals" throughout Asia, the tiger has...
The Coins and Currency of Modern North Macedonia

The Coins and Currency of Modern North Macedonia

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Modern-day North Macedonia is a country of breathtaking natural beauty and ancient history that gained its independence in 1991...
Second Coin in World of David Walliams 50p Coin Series Features Mr. Stink

Second Coin in World of David Walliams 50p Coin Series Features Mr. Stink

Celebrating the Work of International Best-Selling Children’s Author David Walliams Second release in seven-coin series Available in Cupro Nickel Diamond Finish Colored 50p...
Switzerland 2022 Shooting Talers Now Available for Pre-Order

Switzerland 2022 Shooting Talers Now Available for Pre-Order

By Coin & Currency Institute ......   Switzerland’s annual shooting taler is now available for preorder in advance of its February release date. Swiss Shooting Festivals date...
Una and the Lion Leads NGC-Certified SINCONA British Coins Collection

NGC-Certified Una and the Lion Helps English Rarities Realize $8.9 Million

With an "Una and the Lion" leading the way, a stunning collection of hundreds of rare English coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC)...
Beautifully Ugly Coin Portraiture

Beautifully Ugly Coin Portraiture

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   When it comes to coins, what do we mean when we call a numismatic portrait ugly? Are we talking...
Künker eLive Auction 69: Ancient, World Coins and Military Decorations

Künker eLive Auction 69: Ancient, World Coins and Military Decorations

Künker eLive Auction 69 is online. From now on you can study all pieces of the upcoming auction at your leisure. More than 1,800 lots--from...
Daniel Frank Sedwick Treasure Auction Hits $4.20 Million

Sedwick Treasure Auction Hits $4.20 Million

Prices realized for numismatic rarities in Daniel Frank Sedwick’s November 4-5 Treasure Auction 30 surpassed $4.20 million, the third consecutive record-breaking auction for the...
New Double Ducat Gold Coin Honors St. Elizabeth of Hungary

New Double Ducat Gold Coin Honors St. Elizabeth of Hungary

By Coin & Currency Institute ......   Saint Elizabeth of Hungary (1207 – 1231) is the subject of the third gold coin in Hungary’s “Saints of...
Una and the Lion Leads NGC-Certified SINCONA British Coins Collection

Una and the Lion Leads NGC-Certified SINCONA British Collection

A phenomenal collection of more than 500 rare English coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) is being offered this month by SINCONA. The...