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...

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...

Niels Bohr Nobel Prize Medal Highlights Heritage Central States Auction

It is an exciting time for numismatics, as the many spectacular coins that the hobby offers are increasingly made accessible to collectors across the...

MA-Shops: New Dutch Coin Dealer a Prestigious Name in Numismatics

By MA-Shops.com ......   Jongeling Numismatic Consultancy provides a wide variety of services in the field of numismatics. Both individuals and business clients are welcome. Whether...

PCGS Division of Collectors Universe Expands Rare Coin Certification Services...

In a major expansion of its international services and activities, the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) division of Collectors Universe, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLCT) has...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 23, 2017: Gold Coins, Bitcoin, Crime...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 23, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Does Japan’s five-yen coin need a foreigner-friendly redesign? The five-yen coin is the only denomination...

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...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for January 19, 2018: HODL or Buy Gold?...

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for January 19, 2018 Brain Food 1.) Who Really Designed the American Dime? ...t takes a keen eye to see...

Goodbye, Low-Denomination Coins

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins ......   You'll often hear that nothing lasts forever, and this aphorism is especially appropriate when it comes to fiat currencies....

Stack’s Bowers NYINC Auction of World and Ancient Coins Realizes $9.82...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the results of their January 2018 NYINC Auction. An excellent array of coins was anchored by the...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for Feb. 23, 2018: Libyan MoU, $20 Trillion...

By Coinweek News Wire ....   Coinweek News Wire for February 23, 2018 Current Events 1.) US, Libya sign MoU to combat looting of cultural properties As part of the...

A World of Gold Coins – The Japanese Gold Oban

The Japanese Gold Oban is a large oval gold plate coin, minted in Japan as part of the Tokugawa coinage system. The Oban was the...

Japanese Proof Collection Star of Heritage NYINC 2017 Signature Auction

Japanese Meiji Year 13 (1880) proof coins - possibly the most complete set in the world - will be auctioned in Heritage Auctions' World...

Heritage: Coins of Asia Offered in December Hong Kong Auction

It is with much pride and excitement that we present our December 6-7 2018 Hong Kong Auction of World Coins, an event sure to...

Japan 2016 Tokyo 47 Prefectures 1000 Yen Silver Coin

Description: The Japan Mint is honoring the 47 Prefectures of Japan with a colorful 1,000-yen silver coin series. The history and beauty of each prefecture...

Charles I Triple Unite and Historic 8 Escudos Gold Coins Lead...

Great Britain: Charles I gold Triple Unite 1644 By Heritage Auctions .......... A Charles I gold Triple Unite 1644 AU58 NGC, a coin with prestige that...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 17, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 17, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Look closely at your change Another day she was picking up some hamburgers at a...