Austrian Mint Nabs 3 of 10 Coin of the Year Categories

CoinWeek Staff Reports.... The Austrian Mint scored three category victories in Krause Publications' 2015 Coin of the Year Awards. Since 1984, Krause has recognized excellence...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 2 Euro Cent

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 2 Euro Cent (2002-Present) Slightly larger in size and double in "value" than the diminutive 1 cent coin, the 2 euro cent sees...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 1 Euro Cent

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia:   1 Euro Cent (2002-Present) The smallest of the circulating euro coins, the diminutive 1 euro cent has virtually no purchasing power but, much...

Why the National Media Has the ISIS Gold and Silver Coin...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   The news exists--or should exist--to produce an informed populace, under the assumption that a populace needs...

Tuvalu and the Perth Mint: World Coins From an Island Nation

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   At first glance, it seems strange that a country like Tuvalu issues world-class commemorative and bullion coins....

Central Bank of Ireland Issues Commemorative Coin in Honor of Submarine...

The Central Bank of Ireland will launch today (1 September 2014) a €15 limited edition Silver Proof collector coin to commemorate John Philip Holland...

New $5 Coin from Cook Islands Offers a Color View of...

By Coin & Currency Institute....   The Grand Canyon, one of the most impressive landscapes on earth, is the inaugural subject in a new program of...

World Coins: ATLAS OF WILDLIFE – First Issue of New Coin...

The Principality Andorra has issued an exclusive set of four silver coins under the title ‘Europe’. It’s the first issue of the ‘Atlas of...

Perth Mint Unveil’s Australian 2015 Bullion Coin Program (with Video)

The Perth Mint has unveiled the latest designs of the Australian 2015 Bullion Coin Program to an audience of financiers and investors in Frankfurt,...

Five New Perth Mint Coin Releases for August 2014

The Perth Mint is pleased to present a vast new range of products ......... 2014 Mother's Love Half Ounce Silver: The fourth release in the five...

Innovation Meets Tradition: Royal Canadian Mint Collector Coins Celebrate Time-Honored Symbols...

The Royal Canadian Mint continues to combine timeless craftsmanship and modern technology as it explores new ways to celebrate Canada’s culture, history and values...

The Coin Analyst: Some Interesting New World Coins

By Louis Golino Missing Works of Art- New Niue Series Amid the dizzying array of recent new world coin issues is an intriguing a new series...

China Mint Releases Commemorative Coin Set for China France Relations. VIDEO:...

William, PandaAmerica Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com ...... The China Mint continues its parade of new issue coins with a three piece of gold and silver coins...

Central Bank of Russia Issues New Ruble Coins

New Ruble coins struck for collectors are first coins to feature new Russian monetary symbol... World Coins CoinWeek news report…. Last December, Russia announced that it would adopt...

New Eiffel Tower Coins Released by Monnaie de Paris. VIDEO: 2:44

Lionel LeConte, Paris Mint Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com ...... A series of gold and silver coins featuring the Eiffel Tower has been announced by the Monnaie...

New Royal Canadian Mint Catalog Released

New Royal Canadian Mint coins are preserving ever more chapters in Canadian history as the Mint announces its latest collector products. These include fine...

Spanish 2014 Mint Sets Include 2 Euro Coin Honoring Antonin Gaudí’s...

The Spanish Mint (Real Case de la Moneda) has released the 2014 Euroset, the Spanish Mint Set. The offering includes nine coins. The .01,...

New Portuguese 2 Euro Coin Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Revolution

Bloodless coup in April 1974 toppled the Tomás Regime celebrated with new Portuguese 2 Euro Coin... The European Union Central Bank has announced the release of...

Central Bank of Ireland issues Battle of Clontarf coin

The Central Bank of Ireland will launch today (30 April 2014) a €20 limited edition Gold Proof collector coin to mark the 1000th anniversary...

Three New Cook Island Collector Coins: Bees, Painting, and the PGA

CoinWeek would like to bring to your attention, three new Cook Island Collector Coins struck by B.H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt GmbH. Shades of Nature - Bee "Sweet as...

The Coin Analyst: Interview with Ing Ing Jong, Perth Mint Coin...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek.com .....   Ing Ing Jong, a Perth Mint coin designer, recently discussed with me her experience as a coin designer and...

Medieval Hungarian Gold Florin Series Continues with Release of Queen Mary...

By Coin & Currency Institute....   Queen Mary (1382–1395) honored with series of gold and brass coins from the Hungarian Mint. With the issue of Queen Mary’s...

A Pair of Royal Mint Mules Spurs Speculation

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek……….   The Royal Mint in Wales has confirmed the existence of a pair of £2, .999 fine silver mules, which...

World Money Fair Media Forum from Berlin Germany – World...

MEDIA FORUM: Moderator: Hans-Henning Göhrum, President, World Money Fair, Berlin, February 7, 2014. The World Money Fair takes place each year in Berlin and hosts...

Exclusive Interview with Perth Mint’s Zeus Silver Coin Designer Tom Vaughan

by Steven Cochran, The Coin Explorer – Gainesville Coins ………. With the huge anticipation over the Perth Mint’s new two-ounce high relief Zeus silver coin...

Austrian Mint Dinosaur Coin “Cretaceous Period” Released

The Austrian Mint will issue today the third coin in its popular five-coin “Back from the Dead” dinosaur coin series, accompanied with a new...

The Coin Analyst: World Coin News- Wedge Tailed Eagles Multiply and...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Multiple Versions of Wedge-Tailed Eagle Probably the most widely discussed modern world coin at the moment is the Perth Mint’s...

A Quick Chat with John Mercanti on the Wedge-Tailed Eagle Proof...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.com .....   Here on CoinWeek, Louis Golino reported on the recent release of the Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle high...

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...

Modern Coins: 2014 “Florida Natives” American Alligator coin to be released...

By Charles D. Daughtrey .............. Coinciding with the Florida United Numismatists (FUN) convention ModernCoinMart (MCM) is releasing a new coin depicting “Florida Natives”.  The coin,...