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...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 3, 2016

By CoinWeek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 3, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Sizing up U.S. coin currency QUESTION: Why are dimes smaller than other coins? 2.) Coins on...

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,...

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...

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...

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 African Gold Headlines Heritage World & Ancients Event in Long Beach

Heritage Auctions will offer several exceptional pieces of South African gold Sept. 17-22, 2015, at the Long Beach Expo; featuring the Read Collection of...
Silver Enameled 1 Kyat (Peacock Rupee). Burma.

Atlas Numismatics Publishes New Fixed-Price List

By Atlas Numismatics....   Atlas Numismatics has updated their website with 556 new coins, medals, and tokens at fixed price. Selections include the following items (all...

The Friedrich Popken and Ernst Otto Horn Collections at Künker Auctions

The Popken and Horn collections are just two of the many highlights of the 2015 Künker Summer Sale. The almost 4,000 lots, their estimates...

World Coins – NGC Grades Rare “99” Stamped 1898 South Africa Pond

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has graded an exquisite specimen of the rare 1898 South Africa Pond with a “99” stamp. Graded NGC MS 62,...
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...

Bakewell Collection of South African Coins to be Offered by Dix Noonan Webb

The world’s greatest collection of South African coins assembled by Robert Bakewell over the past 11 years is to be auctioned by Dix Noonan...

The Coin Analyst: 2014 Fortuna Redux and Other Notable World Coin Releases

By Louis Golino, special for CoinWeek .....   Fortuna Redux Revisited Last year perhaps the most unusual and innovative world coin ever issued was made by the Mint of Poland...

South African Numismatic Market Perspective with Alan Demby. VIDEO: 3:38.

Alan Demby, CEO, South African Gold Coin Exchange Interviewer: David Lisot Alan Demby is in charge of the South African Gold Coin Exchange that is one...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

Finest Known 1892 Proof South African Pond Highlights NYINC Offerings

A simply magnificent 1892 South African Republic gold Proof Pond, PR65 NGC — the best of just 10 like pieces known to have been...