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...

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...

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...

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:...

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...

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...

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...

Fall of the Berlin Wall 200 Euro Gold Coin From Monnaie...

History Built during the night of August 12-13, 1961, by the German Democratic Republic, the Berlin Wall (or "Wall of Shame" in West Germany) was...

Women of France: George Sand 2018 Gold, Silver Proof Coins From...

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...

World Coin Profiles – France 2018 Aviation & History: Dakota Gold...

The Series This new series on aviation and its history is paying tribute to major historical aircraft along with their stories. From the Spirit of...

Women of France: Joséphine de Beauharnais 2018 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...

World Coin Profiles – France 2018 Simone Veil 2 Euro Bimetallic...

Overview: Simone Veil was born to a non-practicing Jewish family on July 13, 1927, in the city of Nice on the Mediterranean coast. During the...

Rare Coins From All Over the World: Sincona Auction Review

By Sincona ......   In May of 2018 Sincona held its 46th and 47th auctions. A so-called “Stirnlocken-Vreneli” was sold at 130,000 CHF, a 10 ducat...

Unusual Russian Coin Struck at Austrian Mint Among Variety of World...

By CoinWeek ....   At online coin marketplace MA-Shops, the width and breadth of offerings is deep, with a large variety of ancient, modern, U.S. and...

World Coin Profile: France 2018 Marianne – Equality 1,000 Euro Gold...

Description: Marianne is the national symbol of the Republic of France, the personification of both Liberty and Reason. Born of the 18th-century philosophical movement known...