Budget Coin Collecting – Ten Attractive and Inexpensive World Coins

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   The current economic slump has forced many collectors to cut spending to the bone. Even with their allure, coins...

First Read: 100 Greatest Modern World Coins… Review by Louis Golino

First Read, a continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature ... By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ..... If you are a...

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...

Bullion Investing: Factors to Consider When Deciding Which Coin to Buy

We look at the mintage, purity, and other details of the ‘Big Four’   By John Maben - Pegasus Coin and Jewelry ...... With global chaos seeming...

World Coins: The 1898 Sammy Marks Tickey

A popular coin amongst collectors of rare South African coins is the Sammy Marks tickey. In South Africa, the three pence coin was known...

South Africa Commemorates 1st Coinage with 5 Rand Coin

By South African Reserve Bank....   The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) will be issuing a Griqua Town themed R5 circulation coin, celebrating the 200th anniversary...

The History of South African Currency

By  www.southcapecoins.co.za/ ....... Coin collecting is a fascinating hobby because it connects us with the past. A rare coin from a particular historical era has...

The World’s Most Popular Gold Coin

By  www.southcapecoins.co.za/ ....... The Krugerrand is the world’s most popular gold investment coin. There are more in circulation internationally than all the other gold coins combined....

Seven Ancient Gold Islamic Coins Found in Israel

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .... On Sunday, December 29--the fourth night of Hanukkah--the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced the discovery of seven Islamic gold...

Gold Bullion Spotlight: The South Africa Krugerrand

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   South Africa 1967 Krugerrand PCGS MS67 The modern bullion coin market wouldn’t exist without the forerunner that, at one point,...

Is the Krugerrand Still the Most Famous Bullion Coin of All?

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ....   Over on my blog, I've been writing about bullion. I've been trying to provide customers with a...

South Africa 2017 Gold Krugerrand

Description The 2017 South African Krugerrand 1-ounce gold coin marks the 50th anniversary of one of the world’s most famous bullion coins. The South African...

Krugerrand Font More Sophisticated Than One Might Think…

By South African Mint ......   “Visually distinct” and “enduringly memorable” are often terms associated with coins. But in this case, it happens to be something...
Rare Error Coins Emerges From Somalia Elephant Series

Rare Error Coin Emerges From Somalia Elephant Series

German coin dealership Emporium Hamburg has announced that an error coin has emerged from its own 2014 series of 1/50-ounce ‘Somalia Elephant’ bullion coins....
Lion in the Mountains $10 Silver Coin Commemorates 60 Years of Independence of Sierra Leone

Lion in the Mountains $10 Silver Coin Commemorates 60 Years of Independence

To commemorate the 60th anniversary of independence, Pobjoy Mint has produced a coin to celebrate Sierra Leone’s remarkable journey on becoming an independent state...

South African Mint Continues Inventions Series With 2020 Retinal Cryoprobe Coins

By South African Mint ......   On World Sight Day (WSD), the South African Mint, a wholly owned subsidiary of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB),...

South Africa Issues Silver, Platinum Krugerrands for 50th Anniversary

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   It’s not entirely surprising that in addition to enjoying vast precious metal deposits, South Africa has long been...

Krause Announces 2017 Coin of the Year Award Nominees

Australia and Canada have the most nominations in the annual Coin of the Year Award competition By Krause Publications .....   The first round of voting for...

South African Collector Coin Series

For investors or collectors interested in buying South African coins, there are several popular series to consider.  If you want to buy a rare...

African Buffalo Makes a Mark on South African Mint’s Big Five Coin Series

By South African Mint ......   The South African Mint, a wholly owned subsidiary of the South African Reserve Bank, has released two new coin ranges...

Ancient, World Coin Heritage Signature Auction Open for Bidding Soon

As we come to present our August 5-7 August Signature Auction of World and Ancient Coins, we cannot help but reflect on the changing...
Al Doyle

Collecting Strategies – Don’t Lose These Little Small World Silver Coins

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   Accumulating silver bullion is a satisfying task, but there's much more to the metal than sheer ounces. Coins are full of art and...

South African Reserve Bank Announces that Some 2011 Proof Gold Krugerrands Were Underweight

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek On Tuesday, April 24 a spokesman for the South African Reserve Bank, Hlengani Mathebula, e-mailed a statement to the Associated...

South Africa Marks Bullion Coin’s 50th Anniversary with First Ever Silver Krugerrand

2017 marks the milestone 50th anniversary of the world's first modern gold bullion coin: the South African Gold Krugerrand. The Krugerrand remains the most...

“100 Greatest” 1931 Palestine 100 Mils Soars at Auction

By CoinWeek Staff Reports ..... Even after the publication of Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker's 100 Greatest Modern World Coins (Whitman), the market landscape for...

Heritage Auctions to Offer José Rodrigues Collection of Victoria Sovereigns

The newest monthly world coin auction from Heritage Auctions is the José Rodrigues Collection of Victoria Sovereigns, now open for bidding with the live...

Royal Mint UK Releases Commemorative Gold, Silver Versions of New £1 Coin

Heraldic designs, regional landmarks and cultural interpretations of the UK such as fish and chips and cups of tea were amongst over 6,000 entries...
Lebanese Coins: The Early Coinage of Modern Lebanon—An Array of High Grade Offerings

The Early Coinage of Modern Lebanon—An Array of High Grade Offerings

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Following World War I and the demise of the once vast and powerful Ottoman...

The Caranett Collection of Gold Sovereigns Month-Long Heritage Auction

The Caranett Collection of Sovereigns is well-represented in the PCGS registry, with a current #1 rank in at least five different sets. Now, as...

Silver Coin Commemorates 50th Anniversary World’s 1st Heart Transplant

Medical Miracle Performed in Cape Town - Modern Medicine Leaps Forward By South African Mint ......   The South African Mint has issued a silver coin that...