CoinWeek News Wire for May 27, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 27, 2016 Brain Food 1.) There is help for stranded currency Did you recently arrive home from abroad with foreign...

Australia 2016 Remember Me Convict Love Token $1 Copper Coin

Description: The 2016 Convict Love Token One Dollar coin series is an Australian commemorative program rooted in the history of Australia’s founding as a nation....

Portugal Issues 2016 Olympic Bimetallic Circulating €2 Commemorative Coin

By Central Bank of Portugal .....   On May 3, the Central Bank of Portugal (Banco de Portugal) released a new €2 commemorative coin into circulation...

US Officials Decry “Anti-Semitic” Romanian Coins

Romanian Bank says coin not meant to “hurt anybody’s feelings” By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez and Coinweek Staff Reports .......   On May 13, the United States Embassy in...

Australia 2016 Forget Me Not Convict Love Token $1 Copper Coin

Description: The Australian 2016 Convict Love Token One Dollar coins hearken back to the country’s colonial roots, when some of the earliest European settlers were...

Australia 2016 Gaol Bird Convict Love Token $1 Copper Unc. Coin

Description: The 2016 Convict Love Token One Dollar coin series is an Australian commemorative initiative that hearkens back to the roots of Australia’s founding as...

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...

Austrian Mint: Last Coin in Austria Piece by Piece Series Avail....

On June 1, the Austrian Mint will issue the final silver coin in the series honoring each of the provinces of the country. This...

Royal Canadian Mint Honors Canada’s National Heroes with Silver Collector Coin...

Mint to donate $10,000 and portion of proceeds of the "Firefighters" coin to Red Cross Alberta Fires Appeal (Fort McMurray) The Royal Canadian Mint is...

Royal Canadian Mint Launches Star Trek 50th Anniversary Coin Collection

The Royal Canadian Mint, under license by CBS Consumer Products, is set to uncover a new world of collectibles celebrating the 50th anniversary of...

Editor’s Note – World Mint Directors’ Conference XXIX: A Time for...

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   I've been home about a week from my trip to Thailand where CoinWeek was invited to be a presenter...

World Coins – New 2016 Big Ben Shaped Coin from Pobjoy...

Issued on behalf of the British Virgin Islands with a mintage of only 5,000 coins Shape, Shape, Shape Your Collection with Pobjoy Mint Following on from...

Win 500 Ounces of Silver in APMEX & Royal Mint Britannia...

Enter for your chance to win a sealed Monster Box containing 500 of The Royal Mint’s 2016 1 oz Silver Britannia bullion coins In continued...

Anti-Counterfeiting: New Techs Fight Fake Coins

By Steven Cochran for Gainesville Coins ......   As The Royal Mint begins production of a new 12-sided £1 coin made with their recently-patented anti-counterfeiting measures,...

Royal Canadian Mint 5th Numismatic Catalog of 2016 Feat. World’s First...

5 oz. Pure Silver Coin – Murano Maple Leaf: Autumn Radiance – Mintage: 2,000 The Royal Canadian Mint has launched a new world first with...

Japan 2016 Fukushima 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...

World Coin News – Proposed Budget May Eliminate Australian 5 Cent...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The federal budget that Treasurer Scott Morrison presented to the Australian House of Representatives earlier today (Tuesday, May 3)...

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

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

World Coins – Go South of the Border with Mexican Silver...

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   Need something a bit different and artistic to satisfy your silver fix? Look no further than Mexico. Currently one of...

World Coins – MA-Shops April Newsletter

By MA-Shops.com ......   A Trio of Highlighted Dealers on MA-Shops.com 1671 Holland. Antwerp ducaton, EF. Courtesy Laurens Schulman b.v. and MA-Shops.com; 3,500.00 EUR (3,955.00 USD) 1.) Laurens...

Bank of Malta Issues Gold, Silver Coins to Celebrate Art of...

By Central Bank of Malta ....   On 25 April 2016 the Central Bank of Malta will issue numismatic coins in gold and silver celebrating the...

World Coins – Latvian Bank Issues Fairy Tale Coin II: Hedgehog’s...

By Bank of Latvia ....   On Tuesday, 19 April, the Bank of Latvia (Latvijas Banka) is issuing a new 5-euro silver collector coin – "Fairy...

New Royal Canadian Mint Silver Coin Celebrates Toronto Blue Jays 40th...

With the Toronto Blue Jays back on another exciting hunt for the pennant in 2016, the Royal Canadian Mint is joining millions of fans...

Western Australia Governor Welcomes Perth Mint Royal Tribute Coins

As a former branch of the UK Royal Mint, The Perth Mint commemorates the remarkable life of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with the...

New South African Commemorative Coins Debuting Soon

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   South African officials have announced the arrival of new coins honoring Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday, the majestic cheetah,...

France 2016 Women of France: Queen Clotilde 10 Euro Silver Coin

Description: The Monnaie de Paris unveiled its multi-year Women of France 10-euro silver and 50-euro quarter-ounce gold coin series in 2016, with the French mint...

World Coin Shows – Rare 2002 Canada Cent Selling for $7000...

By Toronto Coin Expo ....   The Toronto Coin Expo, Canada’s premiere coin and banknote show, returns to the Toronto Reference Library at 789 Yonge St....

Modern World Coins – South Korea to Release Korean Tiger Bullion...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .....   Korean Minting, Security Printing & ID Card Operating Corporation (KOMSCO) will release the Korean Tiger Bullion Series Medal in...

World Commemorative Coins – Royal Canadian Mint Unveils Silver Coin Celebrating...

The Royal Canadian Mint is joining Canadians in celebrating the 90th birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with the launch of a colourful...

South Korea Canning Coins by 2020, Turning to Electronic Monetary System

Boasting more digital transactions than ever, Korean officials believe coins are outmoded and therefore are making strides toward becoming a “coinless society” by the...