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...

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...

South Africa’s first gold coin: the Burgers Pond

Up until 1874, the only currency in circulation in South Africa was British. Then in that year two indigenous currencies were introduced. In East...

CoinWeek Exclusive Video: The Silver Krugerrand Revealed – 4K Video

Since its announcement, bullion coin fans in the United States have eagerly awaited the release of the 2017 "50th Anniversary" Silver Krugerrand in silver. This...
Republic gold Proof Pattern 6 Pence 1897

World Gold Coins: Unique South African 1897 Sixpence to be Offered in NY by...

The upcoming January 4 - 5 NYINC World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction in New York City features a monumental offering from South...

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...

A H Baldwin to offer highly important “Bentley Collection” of milled gold Sovereigns

A H Baldwin and Sons Ltd are proud to announce the publication of a special preview brochure of the highly important “Bentley Collection” of...

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...

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...

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...

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...

“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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

The 1898 “Single 9” Pond: South Africa’s rarest gold coin

Most serious coin collectors in South Africa have heard about the Single 9, commonly referred to as the “King of South African Coins.” However...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 10, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 10, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Found a rare coin? Beware, it could be a fake At a metal-detecting rally in...
New 50 Pence Coin Series to Celebrate Rescheduled 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics - Pobjoy Mint

New 50 Pence Coin Series to Celebrate Rescheduled 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics

2021-dated 5-Coin Set features five key sports Incredibly Low Issue Limit of 3,750 in Base Metal and 495 in Proof Silver To commemorate the...

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...

New South African Commemorative Coins Debuting Soon

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   South African officials have announced the arrival of new coins honoring Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday, the majestic cheetah,...
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....

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...

More Sovereigns From the Caranett Collection Available From Heritage

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

CoinWeek News Wire for June 17, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 17, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Look closely at your change Another day she was picking up some hamburgers at a...

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 South African Coins Highlight $9 million NYINC auction

A pair of South African rarities led all lots as our first auction of 2012 brought in over $9 million in New York, January...