France 2015 The Little Prince: Stars are Guides 10 Euro Silver...

Description: The Monnaie de Paris celebrates french writer Antoine de Saint Exupéry's most famous and enduring work, The Little Prince. The book, written while the author...

Exquisite Collection of Savoy Coins at Upcoming Gadoury Sale

By Éditions Victor Gadoury.... The upcoming Gadoury sale will present a large collection of coins of Savoy featuring many great rarities. The connoisseur will furthermore...

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 2015 The Seine Banks: Invalides – Grand Palais 5 Euro...

Description: The L'Hôtel national des Invalides was built under order of King Louis XIV as a place to house disabled French war veterans. Libéral Bruant (1635-1697)...

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...

France 2015 La Gironde 50 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...

France 2015 La Gironde 50 Euro Proof Gold Coin

Description: Starting in 2012, the Monnaie de Paris introduced a 5-year coin program called, "Les Grands Navires Français". The program celebrates French maritime history and consists...

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...

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...

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...

France 2015 The 7 Arts: Le Corbusier 50 Euro Gold Coin

Description: Born in Switzerland but better known as a leading figure behind the French modernist architecture movement, Le Corbusier (1887-1965) freed French architecture from its traditional forms and...

Künker: 28,000 Euros for Artist’s Design of First West German Commemorative...

The Künker June Auction, with its numerous numismatic highlights, was truly a feast for collectors of high denomination gold coins: the hammer price for...

Atlas Numismatics Publishes Newest Fixed-Price List

By Atlas Numismatics....   Atlas Numismatics has updated their website with 165 new coins, medals, and tokens at fixed price. Selections include the following items: Superb Athenian...

France 2015 The Great War €10 Silver Coin

Description: The Great War is remembered in this thought-provoking series of silver 10€ coins struck by the Monnaie de Paris. In this issue, the French mint...

France 2015 Rooster 100 Euro Gold Coin

Description: The Rooster is one of French numismatics most enduring symbols. The France 2015 Rooster 100 Euro Gold Coin features an updated interpretation of the Rooster was...

Atlas Numismatics Publishes New Fixed-Price List

By Atlas Numismatics....   Atlas Numismatics has updated their website with 556 new coins, medals, and tokens at fixed price. Selections include the following items (all...

Results of Künker Summer Auction Sale

By Künker GmbH & Company....   Dear bidders and coin enthusiasts, After three eventful auction days the final bid was taken on June 25. More than 4,000...

22nd Edition of Gadoury’s Monnaies Françaises Now Available

By Éditions Victor Gadoury....   There are some books coin collectors can’t imagine doing without. The Gadoury Rouge is one of them, dealing with French coins...

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...

The Friedrich Popken and Ernst Otto Horn Collections at Künker Auctions

The Popken and Horn collections are just two of the many highlights of the 2015 Künker Summer Sale. The almost 4,000 lots, their estimates...

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...

World Coins – Enigmatic and Extremely Rare Philippines/French Pattern Mule

By Greg Cohen & Kyle Ponterio - Stack's Bowers Auctions ......   An intriguing specialty in numismatics is “pattern coinage.” While this area has long been...

Cup-Shaped FIFA World Cup Coins Offered by Monnaie de Paris

The Monnaie de Paris debuts FIFA World Cup Coins.... The U.S. Mint's National Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Program is heading towards a sell...

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...

French Patterns and Piéforts the Subject of New Victor Gadoury Book

It is a futile attempt to look for patterns and piéforts in the standard work of reference on modern French numismatics, the red-colored Gadoury,...

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...

Gadoury releases 2013 edition of French Standard Reference, Monnaies Françaises (“Le...

By Coin & Currency Institute....   Monnaies Françaises has been the bible on the coins of modern France since it was first published in 1973. Now...