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

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 websites and periodicals,...

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 Auction

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...
Latvia 2015 500th Anniversary Livonian Ferding 5 euro silver coin

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 Euro Silver Coin

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...
Golden Egg No. 2 - reverse. Coin Invest Trust, Mayer Mint, Palau

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. Mayer Mint for Cook Islands

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. Mayer Mint for Cook Islands

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...
Latvia 2015 Five Cats Fairy Tale Coin

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...

Malta to Issue New €5 Gold Coin Representing 1/3 Farthing

By Central Bank of Malta....   On 19 November 2015 the Central Bank of Malta will be issuing a numismatic coin in gold representing the one-third...

The Coin Analyst: Mexican Silver and Gold Libertads – 2015 Overview and Analysis

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Mexico’s sovereign bullion coin made of gold or silver is known as the Libertad, which means "freedom" in Spanish....

World Coin Profile – British Virgin Islands 2015 – Pink Titanium Coin

British Virgin Islands 2015  - Pink Titanium Coin Description Following the popularity of previous Titanium coins, Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of a...

Royal Canadian Mint’s Newest Collector Coins Celebrate Much-Loved Images of Canada

The Royal Canadian Mint has released its final catalogue of collector coins, featuring some of the most recognizable icons of Canada, from a large-scale...

Isle of Man Coins: Small Island, Big Selection

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek....   Imagine an island of 221 square miles that doesn't have its own mint. Even with those obstacles, the Isle of Man issues a wide range...

Austrian Mint to Issue New Year’s 5 Euro Silver Coin in Concert with Vienna...

The annual new year’s silver coin issued by the Austrian Mint this year features the New Year’s concert performed by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra...

Bulgaria to Issue New 2 Lev Denomination of Coin

By Bulgarian National Bank....   The Bulgarian National Bank will put a new 2-lev coin into circulation starting December 7, 2015 On October 22, 2015, the Governing...

Australia 2015 Remembrance Day $2 Coin

Description:   According to statistics kept by the Australian War Memorial, 61,254 Australians service members lost their lives serving in World War I. That service and sacrifice...

The Coin Analyst: 2016 Panda Coins and the Switch to Metric Weights

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   One of the most anticipated events of the modern world coin scene every year is the release in October of...

Bank of Latvia Issues 2 Euro Coin to Honor 30 years of EU flag

By Bank of Latvia....   On Tuesday, 3 November, the Bank of Latvia (Latvijas Banka) is issuing a 2-euro commemorative coin to honor 30 years of...