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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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....

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 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...

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...
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...

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...

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...

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 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 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...

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...

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 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...
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’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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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...