The East India Company and Its Coins

The East India Company's classic coins included Gold Mohur, Silver Rupiya, Pagoda, Anna, Fanams and Cash Four centuries ago ships set sail in search of...

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...

Paper-Thin Highway to Hell Coin Latest in AC/DC Commemorative Series From...

AC/DC: Highway to Hell Cook Islands. 2 Dollars 2018. Silver .999. 1/2 oz. 168 mm (sic!). Prooflike. Mintage: 1973 pcs. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The...

NGC Introduces Two Coin Holder

The holder creates appealing display options for a variety of coin pairings Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has announced a new NGC Small Multi Coin Holder,...

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...

Rare Chinese Coins Highlights from Champion Auction’s April Hong Kong Sale

Champion Hong Kong Chinese Coins Auction Wednesday April 4, 2018 09:30 Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Independent Hong Kong auction house Champion Auction is celebrating its 22nd anniversary...

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....

Ascension of Christ: Final Release for 2018 in APMEX Biblical Silver...

APMEX, Inc., a leading online precious metals retailer based in Oklahoma City, has announced the final 2018 release of Scottsdale Mint’s famed Biblical Series...

New 2017 Isle of Man Coins Mark First Manx Coins in...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com .....   The Isle of Man has unveiled a set of seven new coins for 2017, which mark the first complete...

Coins of Dark Days: World War II in Occupied Europe

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek....   May 8, 1945 was VE Day, "Victory in Europe" Day, which marked the end of fighting on the continent...

South Africa Commemorates 1st Coinage with 5 Rand Coin

By South African Reserve Bank....   The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) will be issuing a Griqua Town themed R5 circulation coin, celebrating the 200th anniversary...

Coin Invest Trust Explores Mankind’s Greatest Fears With New Silver Coin

Trapped Cook Islands. 5 Dollars 2019. Silver .999. 1 oz. 38.61 mm. Antique Finish. Mintage: 999 pcs. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse features the...

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...

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...

A 37-Year History in Two-and-a-Half Pages: The Case of the Chinese...

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ....   Bullion collectors today enjoy a smorgasbord of products from a variety of nations. After the Krugerrand proved...

New Set of Swedish Coins and Bank Notes in 2015

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The Central Bank of Sweden (Sveriges Riksbank) announced recently that a new series of Swedish coins and bank notes...

Mintages Raised for Chinese Silver, Gold Panda Coins

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Since the early 1980s, the People’s Republic of China has struck its own gold and silver bullion coins...

New Limited-Mintage 2018 Silver Maple Leaf Coin Anniversary Set: APMEX

APMEX, Inc., the nation’s largest Precious Metals retailer, is pleased to introduce a special two-coin set celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Canadian Silver...

Pobjoy Mint Issues First ‘Big Five’ Elephant 2 oz Silver Coin

First in the series of five new coins featuring the ‘Big Five’ African animals   Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of the first...

The Coin Analyst: Australian Silver Kangaroo Series Began in 2015, Not...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ....   On September 21, 2015 the Perth Mint began offering a new line of one-ounce silver bullion coins featuring a...

World Coins – Royal Mint Commemorates Engagement of Prince Harry &...

By The Royal Mint ......   On 27 November 2017, His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales and Ms. Meghan Markle announced their engagement, delighting well-wishers...

APMEX Announces 2018 Silver Maple Leaf Bullion Coin Monster Box Sweepstakes

APMEX, Inc., an online Precious Metals retailer based in Oklahoma City, is excited to announce the 2018 Silver Maple Leaf Monster Box Sweepstakes, celebrating...

Champion Macau Auction: Chinese Coins Take Center Stage at Asian Coin...

The Norcal Collection The Norcal Collection of Chinese Coins consists of machine struck coins collected by an American living in China from the 1930s to...

Ancient Coins on Modern Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   COINAGE IS CONSERVATIVE. IF a denizen of ancient Rome picked up a modern American dime, he would...

World Coins – Collecting 20th Century Canadian Quarters

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com .....   20th-century Canadian quarters are among the most widely collected types of world coins. Incorporating the portraits of five different...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 10 Euro Cent

10 Euro Cent (2002-Present) The 10 euro cent coin is the first of three "nordic gold" coins in the euro series. The coin is slightly smaller...

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....

World Coin Profiles: 1970 Guyana One Dollar FAO Coin

Description: Guyana is a South American country that is located on the northern coast of the continent situated between Venezuela to the west and Suriname...

United States Mint Announces Historic Collaboration With Royal Australian Mint

The United States Mint has announced a collaborative project with the Royal Australian Mint. The two Mints will produce a commemorative coin set in...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 5 Euro Cent

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 5 Euro Cent (2002-Present) The largest of the copper-plated steel small denomination euro coins, the 5 euro cent is the rough equivalent of...