First Coin Struck on Earth in 2016 Pays Tribute to Australia’s...

By the Royal Australian Mint....   With some fans queuing overnight, coin collectors and Canberra public today joined the iconic Royal Australian Mint New Year’s celebrations...

World of Hunting: Alpine Ibex – Moose

Cook Islands. 2 Dollars 2016. 35 mm. 1/2 oz. Silver .925. Proof. Mintage: 2500 pcs. Design: Coin Invest Trust. Mint: B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt,...

Coin Invest Trust: Marine Life Protection – White Tail Damselfish

Palau. 1 Dollar 2015. 11 mm. 0.5 g. Gold .9999. Proof. Mintage: 10000 pcs.; 5 Dollars 2015. 25 g. 38.61 mm. Silver. 925. Proof....

Coin Invest Trust: Evolution of Life 2015 – Ammonite

Mongolia. 1000 Togrog 2015: 11 mm. 0.5 g. Gold .9999. Proof. Mintage: 15000 pcs.; 500 Togrog 2015: 38.61 mm. 1 oz. Silver .999. Antique-Finish....

Scottish Coins – The Sgarabhaigh Silver Sixpence

By David Hill....   The Sgarabhaigh Sixpence forms an important part of a wider project to conserve and share the small Scottish island of Sgarabhaigh which...

Malta Issues Commemorative EU Flag 30th Anniversary €2 Coin

By Central Bank of Malta ....   On 18 December 2015, the Central Bank of Malta issued a €2 coin commemorating the 30th anniversary of the...

Top 4 New Coins on MA Shops as of Dec. 20

By CoinWeek ....   We admit it. Today's "Top 4" new coin listings on MA-Shops.com was originally a "Top 5" -- but by the time of writing...

French Coins – The Sower 2016 – the Teston – Monnaie...

THE SERIES’ SPIRIT The Sower has been a pattern of French numismatic history for over a century. Originally, the Sower was designed by Oscar Roty...

Lithuania Says Thank You on Country’s First 2 Euro Commemorative Coin

By Bank of Lithuania....   On Monday, December 14, the Bank of Lithuania issued into circulation the first Lithuanian 2-euro commemorative coin, which is dedicated to...

Howling Wolves: Second Grey Wolf Silver Coin Released to Market

The Royal Canadian Mint debuts its haunting depiction of howling wolves in a 3/4-oz silver coin. The 2016 Howling Wolves coin is the Royal Canadian...

Oh, Canada: Canadian Coins “Natural” Alternative to U.S. Coins, Pt. 2

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek....   Read Part 1 here. I love United States coins, but I must tip my proverbial toque to Canadian coins, too. While...

Austrian Mint: Vienna Opera Ball “Blushing in Pink”

On January 20, 2016, the Austrian Mint will issue a silver coin to celebrate the Vienna Opera Ball’s 60th anniversary, with a blush of...

Lunar Year of the Monkey Lock Charm Coin from Pobjoy Mint

By Pobjoy Mint ......   To celebrate the start of the Chinese New Year, Pobjoy Mint has issued a unique coin which incorporates some of the...

The Coin Analyst: Collecting Strategies and Modern Silver World Coins

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   A new modern coin collector can very easily become overwhelmed. Whether attending a coin show, perusing hobby web sites and...

Some Familiar Faces on MA-Shops.com

By CoinWeek....   Already a notable presence in the European market, MA-Shops--the online marketplace created by German engineer Joachim Schwiening--is poised to grow into a significant...

Coin Profiles – Monnaie de Paris 2016 Rooster

The rooster is a French symbol, appearing on the coins of the 19th century. One of the most significant is one of the versions of...

Kick off the New Year with Stack’s Bowers Galleries 2016 NYINC...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce details of their upcoming New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) sale of world coins, world paper money...

Bank of Latvia Issues Collector Coin 500 Years of Livonian Ferding

By Bank of Latvia ....   On Tuesday, December 8, 2015, Bank of Latvia (Latvijas Banka) issued a new 5-euro silver collector coin dedicated to...

Dished Coin Celebrates 800th Anniversary Magna Carta

By Pobjoy Mint....   To celebrate the 800th Anniversary of the Signing of the Magna Carta, Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of a...

Britannia Features on New Ascension Island Coin

By Pobjoy Mint....   Pobjoy Mint is pleased to announce the release of a beautiful new coin on behalf of Ascension Island that commemorates the 275th...

Latvia Issues Special 2 Euro Coin Featuring Nesting Stork

By Bank of Latvia....   On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, Bank of Latvia (Latvijas Banka) issued a 2-euro commemorative coin featuring a nesting stork. The coin...

Royal Mint: The UK’s First £50 Face Value Coin

The Royal Mint has announced that it is to launch the UK’s first face value £50 for £50 coin. Celebrating the year that Her...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 2003: Prince Metternich (Fürst Metternich) 20...

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 20 Euro Silver Coin – Prince Metternich | Fürst Metternich (2003) Austria Through the Ages Series (2000-2003) Description: This, the third issue in the Austrian...

Malta to Issue Silver Coin and Stamp to Honor Commonwealth Mtg.

By Central Bank of Malta....   The Central Bank of Malta and MaltaPost p.l.c. will be launching a joint numismatic product commemorating the Commonwealth Heads of...

Coin Invest Trust: Golden Egg No. 2

Palau. 1 Dollar. 9.7 x 13.92 mm. 0.5 g. Gold .9999. Prooflike. Mintage: 5000 pcs. Design: Coin Invest Trust. Mint: B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt,...

Coin Invest Trust: Mountains & Flora

Palau. 5 Dollars 2016. 38.61 mm. 20 g. Silver .925. Proof. Mintage: 2500 pcs. Design: Coin Invest Trust. Mint: B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The...

Coin Invest Trust: Quilling Art 2016 – Flowers

Cook Islands. 2 Dollars 2016. 50 mm. 1/2 oz. Silver .999. Proof. Mintage: 999 pcs. Design: Coin Invest Trust. Mint: B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt,...

Royal Mint Launches 2016 Sovereign to Celebrate Queen’s 90th Birthday

The Royal Mint has launched the latest collection of its world renowned flagship coin - The Sovereign – featuring a celebratory obverse portrait for...

Bank of Latvia to Issue Five Cats Fairy Tale Coin

By Bank of Latvia ....   Bank of Latvia (Latvijas Banka) is issuing a new 5-euro silver collector coin "Fairy Tale Coin I. Five Cats" on...

Heritage Inaugural Hong Kong Auction

2015 December 11 - 12 World & Ancient Coins Signature Auction #3043 Heritage is excited to present their inaugural Hong Kong Auction! This historic event...