The Coin Analyst: From 50 Cents to $1 Million? High-Grade Nelson Mandela Coins Continue...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek …… Former South Africa President and Nobel peace prize recipient, Nelson Mandela, is clearly a man beloved by people all...
“Gross” Medieval European Coins

“Gross” Medieval European Coins

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   From the end of the eighth century into the 13th, European coinage consisted primarily of small silver coins...

World Coin Counterfeit Detection – 1928 South African Gold Sovereign

Counterfeit 1928 South Africa Gold Sovereign By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   A group of four 1928 South African Sovereigns was recently submitted to NGC all...
Krugerrand: The Embargoed Bullion Coin

Krugerrand: The Embargoed Bullion Coin

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Whether consciously or not, money is an extremely effective tool that government possesses to disseminate a political message. Many...
New 5oz Silver Coin Commemorates 100th Anniversary of Last Morgan, First Peace Dollars

New 5oz Silver Coin Commemorates 100th Anniversary of Last Morgan, First Peace Dollars

Limited to ONLY 329 Coins Worldwide!   The Pobjoy Mint is thrilled to announce a new 2021 coin to mark the centenary of the transition of...
Foreign Coins Struck by the United States Mint in the 19th Century

Foreign Coins Struck by the United States Mint in the 19th Century

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   The purpose of the United States Mint is to make money. And no, I don't just mean striking coins...

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...
World Coin Profile - South Africa 2017 Silver Krugerrand

World Coin Profile – South Africa 2017 Silver Krugerrand

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the introduction of the gold Krugerrand, the South African Mint minted its first-ever 1 oz silver Krugerrand. Additionally,...
Decoplata: The History of .720 Silver in World Coinage

Decoplata: The History of .720 Silver in World Coinage

By Austin Jepsky .....   Sometimes referred to as “Mexican Silver”, coins of a .720 silver fineness at one time or another could be found in...
An Emergency Coin From a Country That No Longer Exists

An Emergency Coin From a Country That No Longer Exists

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   Emergency issues are often prized coins in numismatics. Generally, these coins are made in times of desperation and withdrawn...
Pyramid Shaped Coin Celebrates Discovery of King Tut's Tomb

Pyramid Shaped Coin Celebrates Discovery of King Tut’s Tomb

Brand New 2022 Pyramid Shaped Coin Centenary of the Discovery of Tutankhamun’s Tomb - The ‘Death Mask’ Low Issue Limit of 2,022 Available...

Watch Better Caul Saul Actor Jonathan Banks Portray Coin Shop Burglar on Sanford

Actor Jonathan Banks is best known for playing Mike Ehrmantraut, a hard-as-nails ex-cop turned criminal, who served as the head of security for drug...
New 5oz Silver Proof Coin Features Goldclad Lincoln Memorial Penny

New 5oz Silver Proof Coin Features Goldclad Lincoln Memorial Penny

Brand New 2022 5oz Silver Proof Coin Stunning Goldclad® Official Lincoln Penny Inset into the Coin Commemorating the Centenary of the Lincoln Memorial ...

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...

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...

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...
Coin Celebrating Morgan and Peace Dollar Centennial Now Available in Pearl Black Finish

Coin Celebrating Morgan and Peace Dollar Centennial Now Available in Pearl Black Finish

The Pobjoy Mint is thrilled to announce a new coin to mark the centenary of the transition of the Morgan dollar to the Peace...
New Coin From CIT Features Horror Author H.P. Lovecraft and His Cthulhu Mythos

New Coin From CIT Features Horror Author H.P. Lovecraft and His Cthulhu Mythos

H.P. Lovecraft – Cthulhu Palau. 20 Dollars 2022. Silver .999. 3 oz. 45 mm. Antique finish. Mintage: 750 pieces. Special technology: smartminting® (Ultra High Relief),...

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...
Journey Series Continues With Coin Honoring the Truck

Journey Series Continues With Coin Honoring the Truck

Truck – King of the Road Cook Islands. 10 Dollars. 2022 Silver .999. 2 oz. 38.61 mm. Mintage: 999. Special technology: smartminting (High Relief); Black...

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....
Perth Mint Issues Year of the Tiger Rotating Charm Antiqued Silver Coin

Perth Mint Issues Year of the Tiger Rotating Charm Antiqued Silver Coin

This 1oz silver antiqued coin features a central gold-plated rotating charm in the shape of the third animal in the ancient Chinese lunar calendar,...

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...

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...
New Silver Coin Commemorates 100 Years of Last Morgan, First Peace Dollars

New Silver Coin Commemorates 100 Years of Last Morgan, First Peace Dollars

Produced in stunning 1oz Silver Piedfort Ultra High Relief (2oz Total) Limited to ONLY 650 coins worldwide! 250 pieces produced with unique reverse...

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...
New Cupro Nickel Coin Celebrates 75th Anniverary of Last Walking Liberty

New Cupro Nickel Coin Celebrates 75th Anniverary of Last Walking Liberty

Pobjoy Mint is thrilled to announce the release of a brand new $1 coin to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the last Walking Liberty...

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...
Ancient Corinthian Stater Celebrated With Pegasos Coin From CIT

Ancient Corinthian Stater Celebrated With Pegasos Coin From CIT

Numismatic Icons: Pegasos Cook Islands. 5 Dollars. 2022. Silver .999. 1 oz. Approx. 33 mm. Antique finish. Mintage: 999 pieces. Special technology: smartminting® (Ultra High...
South African Mint Launches Big Five Series II

South African Mint Launches Big Five Series II

By South African Mint ......   The South African Mint, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the South African Reserve Bank, has launched the long-awaited Big Five Series...