Highly Important & Historically Significant Siege of Malta Ingot

MALTA. 30 Tari Siege Ingot, 1800 - EXTREMELY RARE.  On 9 June 1798 while on his way to Egypt, Napoleon with his expeditionary force...

France 2015 La Gironde 10 Euro Proof Silver Coin

Description: Starting in 2012, the Monnaie de Paris introduced a five-year coin program called, "Les Grands Navires Français". The program celebrates French maritime history and consists...

Solid Results Achieved at Stack’s Bowers Jan. 2016 NYINC Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the results of their January 2016 NYINC auction of World Coins, World Paper Money and Ancient Coins. The...

Top New Ancient and World Coins on MA-Shops – January 29

By CoinWeek....   The coin dealers on MA-Shops.com add a wide variety of new coins to their inventory every day. But some coins just have that...

Preview of Stack’s Bowers Ponterio August Hong Kong Showcase Auction

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...

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...

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...

France 2016 Rooster 10 Euro Silver Coin

Description: The Monnaie de Paris closes out its three-year Rooster coin program featuring the art of longtime mint engraver Joaquin Jimenez. Jimenez’ rooster design debuted in 2014. The 2016...

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...

Gadoury Auction of World Gold Coins Set for Monaco Dec. 3,...

Gold: from Ancient Times to the Present Day - featuring almost 100 $20 Liberty Head US Gold coins including many from Carson City. In the...

France 2015 Kings and Presidents Charles de Gaulle 200 Euro Gold...

Description: I call upon all Frenchmen who want to remain free to listen to my voice and follow me. These were the words that French General...

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...

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...

Künker March Coin Auctions Sees Nearly $10.5 Million in Sales

9.6 million euros was the total hammer price of Künker’s March sale. That result exceeded the estimate by about 50%. It goes without...

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 2017 Marianne – Liberty 1,000 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,...

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...

France 2015 Rugby World Cup 200 Euro Concave Oblong Proof Gold...

Description: To mark the 2015 Rugby World Cup, the Monnaie de Paris, has issued a gold and silver collector coin program. The centerpiece of the...

France 2016 UEFA Reprise 10 Euro Silver Proof Coin

Description: The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) 2016 Euro Championship is being held in France, and the Monnaie de Paris has issued a set...

France 2016 Great French Ships: Charles de Gaulle 10 Euro Silver...

Description: The Monnaie de Paris honors the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle in 2016 with the issuance of a three-coin commemorative set struck as part...

Monnaie de Paris Releases Silver and Gold Coins Honoring Jean-Philippe Rameau

France's Monnaie de Paris has released two bullion coins honoring 18th century French composer Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764). Rameau served as the official composer of...

For Napoleon Apologists, Defeat Comes in the Flavor of Belgian Mint

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   An epic and bloody battle played out on June 18, 1815, claiming the lives of half a...

NGC Grades Likely Unique French Gold Pattern Coin

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified a likely unique French gold pattern that was submitted for grading at the recent ANA World’s Fair of...

The Coin Analyst: 2013 World Coins of the Year

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Krause Publications recently came out with its annual list of nominations for best world coins of the year, which...

France 2016 Women of France: Queen Clotilde 10 Euro Silver Coin

Description: The Monnaie de Paris unveiled its multi-year Women of France 10-euro silver and 50-euro quarter-ounce gold coin series in 2016, with the French mint...

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...

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...

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 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...

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,...