A Brief History of the Latin Monetary Union and Its Coins

A Brief History of the Latin Monetary Union and Its Coins

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   For many, the Euro Zone is the first single currency union in Europe. But in 1865, Napoleon III introduced...

World Coins – The Latin Monetary Union Gold Coins

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .... In addition to serving as the primary gold coin in commerce for more than a century, the French 20-franc piece...
New Gold Coin Celebrates Swiss Watchmaking Prowess

New Gold Coin Celebrates Swiss Watchmaking Prowess

By Federal Mint Swissmint ......   On September 29, 2022, the Federal Mint Swissmint launched the new coin honoring Switzerland's watchmaking industry, "Timemachine", available starting from...
Heavy Gold Coins – Special Gifts for Special People

Heavy Gold Coins – Special Gifts for Special People

Have you ever wondered why there were so many large gold coins weighing several ducats in the early modern period? We’ll show you with...

Roger Federer in Gold Among 4 New Coins Issued by Swiss Mint

By The Federal Mint Swissmint ......   Four new coins from Swissmint went on sale on September 3, 2020. After the huge demand for the Roger...

New Swiss Gold Coin Commemorates 100 Years Since Last 10 Franc Vreneli

By Federal Mint Swissmint ......   The Federal Mint Swissmint is commemorating the last minting of the gold Vreneli with a face value of CHF 10...

Stack’s Bowers NYINC Auction of Ancient Coins, World Coins and Paper Money Realizes Nearly...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the results of their January 2019 New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) Auction. An important and diverse...
A Brief History of the Swiss Shooting Thaler

A Brief History of the Swiss Shooting Thaler

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Switzerland, a country known today as the land of neutrality, was once one of the world’s most militant cultures,...

Switzerland 2021 Shooting Talers Available Now for Preorder

Lucerne Shooting Festival First to Feature Two Shooting Talers, Due to Global Events   By Coin & Currency Institute ......   Switzerland’s annual shooting taler is now available...

Incredible Ancient Coins and Gold Ducats From Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Atlas Numismatics will be attending the Whitman Spring Expo in Baltimore March 22-25, the Chicago Coin Expo 2018 April 18-21, and...

Swiss Mint Honors Tennis Star Roger Federer with Presale of New Silver Coin

By The Federal Mint Swissmint ......   For the first time in its history, the Federal Mint Swissmint has dedicated a commemorative coin to a living...

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...

Modern World Coins – Three New Swiss Commemoratives

By The Federal Mint Swissmint ......   The Federal Mint Swissmint recently launched three new commemorative coins for collectors. The first coin celebrates the 100th anniversary...

Krause Announces 2017 Coin of the Year Award Nominees

Australia and Canada have the most nominations in the annual Coin of the Year Award competition By Krause Publications .....   The first round of voting for...
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...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 1, 2017: Fake Gold, Fake Coins, and Fort Knox

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 1, 2017: Brain Food 1.) Scrooge McDuck and Switzerland For almost 400 years, kreuzers were probably the most important...

The Krause Publications 2018 Coin of the Year Award Ceremony – World Money Fair...

 Every year at the World Money Fair in Berlin, Krause Publications (Standard Catalog of World Coins, Numismatic News) presents its Coin of the Year...

Libertas Americana, Abolition Medals at Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Atlas Numismatics will be attending the Central States Numismatic Society’s 80th Anniversary Convention from April 24 through 27, 2019. If you...

Rarities up for Bidding Soon in ANA World and Ancient Coins Platinum Night

As our most prestigious venue of the year, Heritage's Platinum Night auctions consistently prove to be among the most anticipated sales in the hobby,...
Swiss Mint Issues Solar Energy Coin - Second in Series

Swiss Mint Issues Solar Energy Coin – Second in Series

By Federal Mint Swissmint ......   On Thursday, July 21, 2022, the Federal Mint Swissmint issued the new "Solar Energy" 20-franc silver coin with color and...

2016 Switzerland 10 Franc Bimetallic Coin – Alpen Edelweiss

Description: The 2016 Switzerland 10 Franc bimetallic coin features the Alpen Edelweiss (Leontopodium alpinum), the national flower of Switzerland. The edelweiss commonly grows in the...

Swiss Mint Receives Two Numismatic Guinness World Records

By Federal Mint Swissmint ......   The Federal Mint Swissmint is delighted to be awarded two numismatic world records. Guinness World Records™ has recognized the ¼-franc gold...

The Overlooked Fractional Gold Option

by Al Doyle for CoinWeek ...... With gold parked well above $1550 an ounce, the option of buying pre-1933 $20 gold pieces or one-ounce gold...

Heritage to Offer Further Selections From Cape Coral Collection

Even as the world's leading auction house for certified coins, it is a rare opportunity that we are able to present a collection of...
New world coin inventory at Atlas Numismatics - October 2020

Exceptional Gold World Coins, Medals at Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   As autumn arrives, we are very pleased to offer a bounty of exceptional new coins and medals for your browsing delight and numismatic...

Switzerland 2020 Shooting Talers Continue Long Tradition

By Coin & Currency Institute ......   Switzerland’s annual shooting taler is now available for preorder in advance of its mid to late January release date. The...
Swiss Mint Issues Two New Commemorative Coins: "Friedrich Dürrenmatt" and "Fox"

Swiss Mint Issues Two New Commemorative Coins: “Friedrich Dürrenmatt” and “Fox”

By Federal Mint Swissmint ......   On January 21, 2021, the Federal Mint Swissmint launched two new commemorative coins for coin collectors, enthusiasts and fans. Friedrich...

Queen Elizabeth Shilling, Pernambuco Gold Coin From Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Atlas Numismatics will be attending the The 2018 World's Fair of Money from August 14-18, 2018. If you'd like us to...

Set of Swiss Shooting Festival Medals and Coins New at Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Despite worldwide economic uncertainty, the market for rare and exceptional coins remains buoyant. Showing particular strength at present are top British and Asian...
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...