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

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 Mint Presentations –...

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 Latvian Euro Sets

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 Coin

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 at FUN convention.

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

The Coin Analyst: 2014 World Silver Bullion Coins Offer Potential

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Unlike American silver eagles which are always issued in January, many world bullion coins are released during the final...

Austrian Mint issues News Gold Coin in Wildlife Series – The Red Deer

“Wildlife in Our Sights” - New Gold Coin Series - First Issue “Red Deer” The Austrian Mint will issue today the first coin of a...

Canadian Coins Advanced $1 AND $2 Design Win BEST NEW COIN INNOVATION Award

The Royal Canadian Mint overcame strong competition today from Britain’s Royal Mint and the Mint of Finland to win the inaugural Best New Coin...

PCGS Grading Modern Chinese Coins Year-Round On Mainland And Adding Reference Numbers

Professional Coin Grading Service (http://www.PCGS.com.cn) is now grading modern Chinese coins on a year-round basis in mainland China.  PCGS opened submission centers in Shanghai,...

Royal Canadian Mint sells out all 7,500 of second issue in Bald Eagle Series

The Royal Canadian Mint issues some commemorative coins with tiny mintages that are unheard of for United States issues—like just 7,500 of a $20...

Bank of Israel Issues Legal Tender Coins Honoring 60th Anniversary of Yad Vashem

Museums serving as reminders of the Holocaust are found in many parts of the western world, but there is just one, Yad Vashem in Jerusalem,...

The Coin Analyst: Eurozone Considers Eliminating One and Two Cent Euro Coins

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… The 17 members that share the euro, known as the Eurozone, are considering eliminating the two lowest denomination circulating euro coins, according to...

Dutch Component States Celebrate Investiture of New Dutch King

By Coin & Currency Institute....   April 30, 2013 saw the Netherlands crown its first king in over a century when Crown-Prince Willem Alexander succeeded his...

May 2013 Product Releases from The Perth Mint

The Perth Mint is excited to present a stunning array of new product releases for the month of May. Treasures of the World is a...

The Coin Analyst: Royal Canadian Mint Dazzles Collectors with New Coins for April, But...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… I recently became a member of the Royal Canadian Mint  Masters Club, which confers some special benefits on those...

What is Krause Publications “Coin of the Year Award”? VIDEO: 1:51

Lisa Bellavin, On-Line Editor, Krause Publications Interviewer: David Lisot This is the 30th anniversary of the prestigious Coin of the Year Awards Ceremony sponsored by...

Bank of Israel Releases First Coins in New Series Devoted to the Coral Reef...

Despite its relatively small size the land of Israel is one replete with a variety of scenic vistas – from mountains to valleys and...

The Coin Analyst: Mexico’s Silver Libertad Coins Offer Great Opportunity for Collectors

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...

Royal Canadian Mint Offers Pennies to Mark the End of Distribution as it Launches...

20,000 rolls of the last million distributed pennies joined by the 25th anniversary of the Silver and Platinum Maple Leaf bullion coins; a second...

The Coin Analyst: Silver Maple Leaf Supplies Dwindling and Other World Bullion Coin News

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   With all the excitement surrounding the U.S. Mint recently, some modern coin enthusiasts may not be aware of important new...

Canadian Arctic Expedition Proof Silver Dollar

FROZEN IN TIME IN PHOTOS AND FILM, THE 100 YEAR-OLD CANADIAN ARCTIC EXPEDITION IS NOW CAPTURED ON THE ROYAL CANADIAN MINT’S 2013 PROOF SILVER...

Krause Publications Announces 2013 Coin of the Year Winners

Krause Publications, a leading publisher of coin and paper money books, magazines, and other reference products, has announced the winners of its 2013 Coin of...

The Budgerigar Has Landed on Perth Mint Coin

The beloved Budgerigar is the subject of the second release from The Perth Mint’s magnificent Birds of Australia coin series. This tiny green and yellow parrot is...

Popularity of Collecting Euro Coins

Nana Kaminski, Numiscom, Germany Interviewer: David Lisot The Euro was introduced in Europe in 1999 and created a new series of both coins and paper money. Collectors...

ROYAL CANADIAN MINT DELIVERS A BOUNTY OF NEW COLLECTOR COINS

Ottawa, Ontario, As its reputation for expanding the variety and creativity of coin manufacturing keeps growing, the Royal Canadian Mint is proud to present...

Austrian Mint Announces “Carinthia” – Austria by its Children

September 26, 2012 Vienna – The Austrian Mint will issue the second coin in the delightful silver coin series, “Austria by Its Children.”  This...