First Read: 100 Greatest Modern World Coins… Review by Louis Golino

First Read, a continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature ... By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ..... If you are a...

Vitruvian Man and Modern X-Ray on New Silver Coin Show Two Ways of Looking...

X-Ray – Vitruvian Man Cook Islands. 5 Dollars. 2021. Silver .999. 1 oz. 38.61 mm. Special technology: smartminting® (Ultra High Relief), color application. Proof. Mintage:...

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...

The Engraver’s Art: Coin Design and Die Preparation at the Austrian Mint

In January 2016, the Austrian Mint gave CoinWeek unprecedented access to the inner workings of their state-of-the art coining facility. In this video, we get a close-up look at...

Perth Mint Offers 2021 Year of the Ox Antiqued 2oz Silver Coin

With the tones and surface abrasions of an ancient artifact, this 2oz silver release portrays the Perth Mint 2021 Year of the Ox design...

Guess How Much I Love You 50p Coin 2nd Edition Issued by Pobjoy Mint

Cupro Nickel Diamond Finish Colored 50p coin presented in a special pack Proof Sterling Silver 50p with Certificate in Box Issue Limit: 7,500...
10 Kilo Silver Coin From Perth Mint Celebrates Year of the Ox 2021

10 Kilo Silver Coin From Perth Mint Celebrates Year of the Ox 2021

This magnificent 10-kilo silver coin celebrates the Year of the Ox, the second of 12 animals associated with the ancient Chinese lunar calendar. Those born...

The Coin Analyst: 2018’s Most Profitable Modern Coins

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   As the end of 2018 nears, it is a good time to consider which modern coins and sets were...
The 1966 Australian Wavy “2” 20-Cent - PCGS

The 1966 Australian Wavy “2” 20-Cent

By Eric Eigner for PCGS ......   Modern Australian coins have been extremely popular, touching a cohort of new collectors with the collecting bug. While you...

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Dragon 1oz Gold, Silver Bullion Rectangular Coins

The Perth Mint is excited to release these 1oz gold and silver bullion coins featuring two Chinese dragons in a unique rectangular format. In Chinese...

Silver Eagles & Maple Leaves: Historic Coin Set Celebrating Pride of Two Nations on...

The United States Mint, in partnership with the Royal Canadian Mint, proudly announces the release of the 2019 Pride of Two Nations Limited Edition...
Coin Celebrating Morgan and Peace Dollar Centennial Now Available in Pearl Black Finish

Coin Celebrating Morgan and Peace Dollar Centennial Now Available in Pearl Black Finish

The Pobjoy Mint is thrilled to announce a new coin to mark the centenary of the transition of the Morgan dollar to the Peace...

Royal Mint Month Sweepstakes Monster Box of 2020 Silver Britannia Coins

The Royal Mint Month Sweepstakes To celebrate the long history of The Royal Mint, APMEX is giving one lucky winner a 500-coin Monster Box of 2020...

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...

Mexican Mint $2.5 Million Gold Coin Robbery Days After Brazil Gold Heist

Over $2.5 Million in Gold Coins Taken From Casa de Moneda   By CoinWeek News Staff ....   UPDATE (8/11/2019): Three of the four suspects in last Tuesday's...

Emergency Issues: Collecting Meissen Porcelain Notgeld

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   What makes modern money valuable? Simply put - belief. The whole modern financial system rests on the simple belief...

Boudica Warrior Queen – Ultra High Relief Silver Coin From Isle of Man

Boudica – Warrior Queen Isle of Man. 5 pounds. 2020. Silver .999. 3 oz. 55 mm. Antique finish. Mintage: 999. Special Technology: Smartminting© Ultra High...

Fear and Majesty of Great White Shark on New Coin From CIT

Great White Shark Palau. 5 dollars 2021. Silver .999. 1 oz. 38.61 mm. Proof. Mintage: 2021. Special Technology: smartminting©, partially colored. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt,...

2021 Year of the Ox 1 Kilo Silver Coin With Gold Privy Mark From...

A prestigious collectible crafted from 1 kilo of 99.99% pure silver and featuring a one-gram gold privy insert, this coin is a rare release...

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Dragon 1oz Silver Proof Rectangular Coins

The Perth Mint is excited to release this 1oz silver Proof coin featuring the Chinese dragon in a unique rectangular format. Depicted as serpentine-shaped creatures...

World Coins – A Beginner’s Guide to Collecting Chinese Gold Panda Coins

1988 China 1 oz Gold Panda BU By Peter Anthony  - Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .......   There are many ways to collect Gold Pandas. A look at...

The Coinage of Manchukuo and the Last Emperor of China

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   The Last Emperor On March 1, 1932, a man by the name of Puyi became the Datong, or chief executive,...
New Silver Coin Commemorates 100 Years of Last Morgan, First Peace Dollars

New Silver Coin Commemorates 100 Years of Last Morgan, First Peace Dollars

Produced in stunning 1oz Silver Piedfort Ultra High Relief (2oz Total) Limited to ONLY 650 coins worldwide! 250 pieces produced with unique reverse...

Silver Bullion Coin Commemorates 100th Anniversary of Last Morgan, First Peace Dollars

Limited to ONLY 5,000 fine 999. silver bullion 1 oz coins worldwide Unique Reverse Frosted background The Pobjoy Mint is thrilled to announce a...

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...

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...

NGC Certifies Unique 1952 Great Britain Penny

In Great Britain, the year 1952 saw a change of monarch, the first home-use microwave oven and the Great Smog of London, but nothing...
Silver Burst High Relief Coin Continues Exploration of Humanity's Greatest Fears

Silver Burst High Relief Coin Continues Exploration of Humanity’s Greatest Fears

Silver Burst Cook Islands. 20 Dollars 2021. Silver .999. 3 oz. Proof. 50 mm. Mintage: 999. Special technology: smartminting (Ultra High Relief). B. H. Mayer’s...

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

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