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...

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

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

Top 10 Women on World Coins, Part 1

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Is there anything better suited to honor the famous figures of history than a coin? Different artifacts...

World Coin Rarities Auctioned at NYINC in New York

News & Analysis - World Coin Rarities, markets, & collecting #401 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   From Monday, January 8 to Sunday, January 14, there...

Gadoury Auctions: Gold Coins From All Over the World

By Éditions V. Gadoury, Monaco ...... On December 2, 2017, Monaco auction house Editions V. Gadoury will conduct its annual auction. The 1,384 lots include...

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...

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...

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...

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...

World Coins: The Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio April 2018 Hong Kong...

Stack's Bowers and Ponterio is pleased to announce details of their upcoming Hong Kong Auction of Chinese and Asian coins and currency, to be...

The Case for Collecting Modern World Coins & Currency

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   If you’ve followed our writing at CoinWeek over the years, you’re probably aware of our advocacy for...

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...

25th Anniversary of Breast Cancer Pink Ribbon Commemorated on New 2...

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   The Paris Mint, otherwise known as Monnaie de Paris, will issue new 2-euro commemorative collector coins honoring the 25th anniversary...

Possibly Unique Louis d’Or Gold Coin Regulated by Ephraim Brasher Featured...

By James McCartney - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Among the numerous highlights of our March 2018 Baltimore Auction is lot 3102, an extremely...

World Coin Profile: France 2017 Marianne – Liberty 5,000 Euro Gold...

Description: Marianne is the national symbol of the Republic of France, a fusion of the personifications of Liberty and Reason. Born of the 18th-century Enlightenment,...

MA-Shops: What is a High-Quality Coin?

By Joël van Dam - Owner of Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   Ever since I started my career as a professional in the numismatic world, I...

French Coin Shops on MA-Shops.com

By CoinWeek....   The internet connects buyers and sellers like nothing else can. How the average coin collector builds their collection has been changed irrevocably; what...

Collecting Strategies – Don’t Lose These Little Small World Silver Coins

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   Accumulating silver bullion is a satisfying task, but there's much more to the metal than sheer ounces. Coins are full of art and...

French Coins – The Sower 2016 – the Teston – Monnaie...

THE SERIES’ SPIRIT The Sower has been a pattern of French numismatic history for over a century. Originally, the Sower was designed by Oscar Roty...

Heritage Auction Offerings at January 2018 NYINC Sale

With the calendar turning to a new year, it's time for our highly anticipated New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) auction, scheduled for January...

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...

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...

Coin Profiles – Monnaie de Paris 2016 Rooster

The rooster is a French symbol, appearing on the coins of the 19th century. One of the most significant is one of the versions of...

France 2016 Women of France: Joan of Arc 10 Euro Silver...

Description: The 2016 France Joan of Arc 10 Euro silver Proof coin pays homage to the female military leader who rattled English intruders in France...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 23, 2017: Bitcoin Nyet, and Speaking...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 23, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Patriotic collectors boost market for ancient Chinese artefacts Following the fashions to buy western art...

Excellent Results for German Coins, Medals at Grün Auction in Heidelberg

By Heidelberger Münzhandlung Herbert Grün....   On May 16 and 17, 2017, the Heidelberger Münzhandlung conducted its two Spring Auctions 71 and 72. As always, many...

2017 Auguste Rodin 10 Euro Silver Coin from Monnaie de Paris

Description: French artist Auguste Rodin is featured on a 10 Euro silver commemorative coin Monnaie de Paris released in 2017. The 10 Euro Rodin silver...

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...

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...

France 2015 Rooster 100 Euro Silver Coin

Description: The Rooster is one of French numismatics' most enduring symbols. The France 2015 Rooster 100 Euro Silver Coin features an updated interpretation of the Rooster as designed...