France 2015 La Gironde 10 Euro Proof Silver Coin

Description: Starting in 2012, the Monnaie de Paris introduced a five-year coin program called, "Les Grands Navires Français". The program celebrates French maritime history and consists...

Australia 2015 Mother of Pearl Shell 1oz Silver Proof Coin

World Coin Profile Description: Mother of pearl is a hard, smooth, shining iridescent substance that forms the inner layer of the shells of certain molluscs,...

France 2015 Kings and Presidents Charles de Gaulle 200 Euro Gold Coin

Description: I call upon all Frenchmen who want to remain free to listen to my voice and follow me. These were the words that French General...

United Kingdom 2015 Buckingham Palace £100 Silver Coin

Description: Buckingham Palace has become a cherished symbol for the people of the United Kingdom, both as a Royal residence and as a rallying point...

France 2015 The 7 Arts: Le Corbusier 50 Euro Gold Coin

Description: Born in Switzerland but better known as a leading figure behind the French modernist architecture movement, Le Corbusier (1887-1965) freed French architecture from its traditional forms and...

Austria 2015 Wolfgang: The Wonderkind 20 Euro Silver Coin

Description: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's (1756-1791) impact on Austrian culture is just as vital today as it was when the young prodigy took the Viennese opera...

Poland 2015 Florin of Ladislaus the Elbow 20 Złoty

Description: Polish King Ladislaus I (1261-1333), known as Ladislaus the Elbow due to his diminutive height, ruled Poland from 1306-1333. It is believed that coinage bearing...

Niue 2015 Somali Cat 1 Dollar Silver Proof

Description: The Mint of Poland continues its popular colorized coin series "Man's Best Friends - Cats" with this .999 silver coin featuring the lithe and...

Luxembourg 2015 Castle Brandenbourg 5-Euro Silver-Niobium Coin

Description: The 2015 Castle Brandenbourg Castle 5-euro silver-niobium coin is the seventh of nine silver-niobium coins honoring Luxembourg castles to be struck by the Austrian...

Luxembourg to Issue Castle Brandenburg Silver-Niobium Coin, Congress of Vienna Silver Coin

By Central Bank of Luxembourg....   On Thursday, July 23, 2015, several numismatic products will be available for sale at the Central Bank of Luxembourg (Banque...

Tuvalu 2015 150th Anniversary of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Silver Proof Coin

Description: To celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Lewis Carroll's classic children's book, the Perth Mint has struck a colorized Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Silver Proof...

France 2015 The Great War €10 Silver Coin

Description: The Great War is remembered in this thought-provoking series of silver 10€ coins struck by the Monnaie de Paris. In this issue, the French mint...

Niue 2015 Money Frog $2 Silver Coin

Description: From the Mint of Poland: frog is a famous symbol of wealth. Since ancient times many cultures have believed that these animals attract financial...

Austria 2015 Piece by Piece: Vienna 10 Euro Silver Coin

Description: From the Austrian Mint: One of the world’s five biggest cities a century ago, Vienna may no longer be the capital of a huge empire...

Niue 2015 Pro Memoria Pope John Paul II $2 Proof Silver Coin

Description: In 2015, the Mint of Poland issued a one-ounce and an impressive 10-kilogram silver coin to honor the 10th anniversary of the death of...

France 2015 Rooster 100 Euro Gold Coin

Description: The Rooster is one of French numismatics most enduring symbols. The France 2015 Rooster 100 Euro Gold Coin features an updated interpretation of the Rooster was...
Alice in Wonderland 150th Anniversary - Perth Mint

Perth Mint Marks 150 Years of Alice in Wonderland

The Perth Mint is celebrating the first publication of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland with the release of two limited-edition silver collectable coins. Famous across the...

CoinWeek Coin Designer’s Profile: Yvette Gastauer-Claire

Yvette Gastauer-Claire is an artist and sculptor from Luxembourg. Her design of HRH Grand Duke Henri is featured as the obverse for the Luxembourg's...

CoinWeek Coin Designer’s Profile: Luc Luycx

Lucy Luycx (born April 11, 1958) is a Belgian coin designer and computer engineer, who is best known in numismatic circles for being the designer...

Seychelles to Issue 50 Rupee National Day Commemorative Coin

By Central Bank of Seychelles....   Central Bank of Seychelles to issue Commemorative Coin in collaboration with National Day Celebrations Committee To commemorate the first year during...

Malta Issues New 2015 Euro Coin Set

By Central Bank of Malta.... On Tuesday, 23 June 2015, the Central Bank of Malta will issue a new euro coin set dated 2015. The...

Latvian Bank Issues Coin Honoring 500 Years of Riga Castle

By The Latvian Bank....   On Wednesday, 17 June, the Latvian Bank (Latvijas Banka) is issuing a new 5-euro silver collector coin, 500 Years of the...

CoinWeek Coin Designer’s Profile: Susanna Blunt

By CoinWeek IQ ....   Susanna Blunt is a Canadian artist specializing in portraiture. Her effigy of Queen Elizabeth II was introduced to Canadian coinage in...
Japan Mint to Issue Gold and Silver Coin Series to Commemorate Earthquake Reconstruction

Japan Mint to Issue Gold and Silver Coin Series to Commemorate Earthquake Reconstruction

By CoinWeek Staff Reports....   The Japan Mint has announced the release of two coins, issued to commemorate the March 2011 earthquake-tsunami that devastated the northeast...

The Royal Mint Commemorates 150th Anniversary of Salvation Army with Silver £5 Coin

The Royal Mint is to issue a special £5 coin honouring 150 years of The Salvation Army - the organisation started in 1865 by...
2015 Papua New Guinea 10-kina commemorative note

Papua New Guinea Issues New Commemorative Coins, Banknotes

By Bank of Papua New Guinea....   Loi M. Bakani, Governor of the Bank of Papua New Guinea, gives notice of the forthcoming issue into circulation...

Niue: A Numismatic Hotspot

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   Last October I wrote about the coinage of the tiny island nation of Tuvalu. I was curious...

Malta €2 Commemorative Coin Honors Centennial of First Flight

By Central Bank of Malta....   On 25 May 2015, the Central Bank of Malta will issue a €2 commemorative coin marking the centenary of the...

CoinWeek Coin Designer’s Profile: Emily Damstra

By CoinWeek IQ ....   Since 2000, artist Emily Damstra has worked as a freelance science illustrator, working in a variety of media on hundreds of science-related...

David T. Alexander: Ships on World Coins!

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek .....   With their natural grace and implied motion, Ships are among the most beautiful elements in the coin designs...