The Coin Analyst: Mexican Libertad Series Surprises Again

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   As Pat Stovall, a longtime dealer in Mexican coins and the stepson of the late "Dean of American Experts...

Pillar Dollar Coin Coveted by US Collectors Recovered From Rooswijk Shipwreck

The Spanish Pillar Dollar by Blanchard and Company, Inc .....   If there is one classic Mexican coin that serious U.S. numismatic collectors covet, it's the...

Mexico 1921 Aztec Sunstone 20 Peso Gold Coin

Description: At the turn of the 20th century, Mexico adopted the gold standard and issued new coin denominations. Five-peso and 10-peso gold coins were introduced...

First Read: Chopmarked Coins: A History; the silver coins used in...

First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature Essay by Michael E. Marotta for CoinWeek .....   Chopmarked Coins: A History;...

The Coin Analyst: Why the Libertad Design Is Not Likely to...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Almost 40 years after the introduction of Mexico’s Libertad -- originally intended as a bullion coin that with time...

Mexico 2017 Silver Libertad

Description: The 2017 silver Libertad is a Mexican .999-fine bullion coin that is available in a range of more than a half dozen sizes, including...

World Coins – Tips on Grading the Mexican Caballito Peso

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   Grading the Mexican Caballito Peso requires skilled eyes and a working knowledge of the silver coin’s design and strike...

World Coins – Peru 100 Soles Gold Coins Offer Low Mintages,...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .....   The Peru 100 Soles gold coin series is one of the most beautiful yet elusive classic world gold coins....

Spanish Empire “Royal” Potosí Mint 1652 Eight Reales Silver Coin to...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #364 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   In the upcoming...

Rare & Inexpensive Early Silver Coins of Ecuador

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #395 By Greg Reynolds ..... The early silver coins of Ecuador are...

Atocha: The Most Valuable Shipwreck Find in History

By Blanchard and Company, Inc .....   The Nuestra Señora de Atocha was one of the most valuable shipwrecks in history. The Spanish galleon was owned...

Treasure and Shipwrecks – Captain Sam Bellamy and the Whydah

The Fateful Decisions that Brought Spanish 1715-Fleet Treasure to the Shores of Cape Cod By Daniel Frank Sedwick ......   Born in England in 1689, Samuel Bellamy...

Mexico 2015 Aztec Calendar $100 1 Kilo Silver Coin

Description: One of the most impressive modern coins ever struck, this Mexican $100 coin recalls more than a thousand years of national history and culture....

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Ancient and World Coin Auction at the...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce their official auction at the highly anticipated American Numismatic Association (ANA) World’s Fair of Money, August 13-17,...

Argentina Gold, Shipwreck Treasure Tops Sedwick’s 25th Treasure Auction

A rare, early Argentinean gold coin in a remarkably high grade is coming up for auction May 2-3 as part of Daniel Frank Sedwick,...

World Coins – Collecting Mexican 20th Century Coins

By Cory Frampton - Mexican Coin Company / World Numismatics LLC .......   This series, which has gone from the most collected during the late 1960s...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique 1842 Argentina 8 Escudos...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is an incredible and unique 1842 Argentina 8 Escudos struck in silver. It is an obverse...

World Gold Coin Profile – Gold Doubloons from the Guatemala Mint

Today we introduce you two extremely rare Gold Doubloons of Ferdinand VI from the Guatemala Mint, that Tauler and Fau hammered in Floor Auction 30,...

The Coin Analyst: Mexico’s Silver Libertad Coins Offer Great Opportunity for...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… There is, quite simply, no better world bullion coin from a long-term value perspective than the Mexican Silver Libertad, in...

The Coin Analyst: Mexican Silver and Gold Libertads – 2015 Overview...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Mexico’s sovereign bullion coin made of gold or silver is known as the Libertad, which means "freedom" in Spanish....

Silver Coins of the Central American Republic

Silver Coins of the Central American Republic - GUATEMALA. 8 Reales, 1826 News and Analysis of scarce coins, markets, and the coin collecting community #341 A...

Rare Coins & Medals From Around the World New to Atlas...

By Atlas Numismatics ......   New Atlas Numismatics Inventory These five items are just a sample of the 989 recent additions to Atlas Numismatics coin and Medals inventory. We have...

Collecting Strategies: The Financially Painless Way To Collect Gold Coins

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   The appeal of gold is universal, and it has nothing to do with the state of one's finances. A desire to own...

Mexican Banknotes: Two Mexican Women – a lady with a reputation...

By Peter Symes with permission on CoinWeek.com ........ For many years, two of the lowest denomination notes circulating in Mexico were adorned with portraits of...

New Release Silver and Limited Mintage Gold Coins from APMEX

The Silver Krugerrand Returns This is the third year this popular silver South African coin has been offered as Brilliant Uncirculated. The iconic design is...

Collections Drive Results at Sedwick Treasure Auction 26

By Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   Several important coin collections crossed the auction block during Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC’s Treasure Auction 26. The live floor...

World Bullion Coins: First Ever Antique Silver Libertads Exclusive to APMEX

APMEX, Inc. has announced first-time releases from Banco de México showcasing the iconic Silver Libertad design in a new way. Since 1982, the Silver Mexican...

Gold Bars, Honduras Coin Rarity to Appear in Sedwick’s November Treasure...

By Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   A large variety of gold and silver shipwreck bars, as well as numismatic rarities, will attract excited bidding during...

Stack’s Bowers October Collectors Choice Online Auction of World and Ancient...

Collectors Choice Auction By Stack's Bowers Galleries ...... The October 2019 Collectors Choice Auction is now online! Check out StacksBowers.com to view over 1,800 lots...

Collecting The Coins of Ecuador

By Carlos Jara - Mexican American Coin Company - Latin American Numismatics .........   The coins of Ecuador have traditionally been both respected as difficult to obtain,...