CoinWeek News Wire for February 24, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for February 24, 2017 Brain Food 1.) The Secret Art History on Your Money The “fancy heads” both prettied things up and...

Austrian Mint Issues First Guardian Angel, Latest “Colorful Creatures” Glow-in-the-Dark Coins

Someone to Watch Over You On Wednesday, February 22, the Austrian Mint issued the first coin in its new series, “Guardian Angels”, and the second...

NGC Grades Rare Canadian Silver Maple Leaf Error

A unique Canadian Maple Leaf error is certified by NGC Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has authenticated and graded an extremely rare Canadian Silver Maple Leaf...

Why the European Coin Market Is Better Than the U.S.

Europe has a modern, innovative and thriving coin market. Here’s why By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   On Monday, I received a call from a friend...

CoinWeek Exclusive Video: 1 Kilo Silver Coin Recalls Canada’s Numismatic History...

CoinWeek met up with Royal Canadian Mint Senior Advisor Alex Reeves at the World's Money Fair in Berlin to talk about a spectacular 1 kilogram pure silver Canadian coin with...

World Coins – Hungary’s First 2017 Issues Released

By Coin & Currency Institute ....   Hungary's first commemorative coins of 2017 honor Zsuzsanna Kossuth, one of the pioneers of the nursing profession in Hungary,...

2017 Auguste Rodin 10 Euro Silver Coin from Monnaie de Paris

Description: French artist Auguste Rodin is featured on a 10 Euro silver commemorative coin Monnaie de Paris released in 2017. The 10 Euro Rodin silver...

CoinWeek Podcast #56: Andrea from the Coin Couch Stops By…

CoinWeek Podcast #56: Andrea from the Coin Couch Stops By... Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the...

CoinWeek IQ: Making Gold Ingots at the Austrian Mint – 4K...

CoinWeek IQ is an ongoing series of exclusive videos that go in-depth into important numismatic topics and feature many of the hobby's leading experts...

France 2017 Auguste Rodin 2 Euro Coin

Description: Auguste Rodin, the French artist and sculptor known for his iconic 19th-century work The Thinker, died 100 years ago in 1917. Now he's making...

Royal Canadian Mint’s “Heart Of Our Nation” Silver Coin Great Way...

As Canadians far and wide reflect on what their country means to them in the year of its 150th anniversary, the Royal Canadian Mint...

World Coins – Royal Australian Mint Commemorates 75th Anniversary of the...

By Royal Australian Mint ......   As we near the 75th anniversary of the sinking of SS Vyner Brooke on Tuesday 14 February 2017, a special...

Germany 2017 Tropical Climate Zone 5 Euro Coin with Polymer Ring

Description: In 2016, the Federal Ministry of Finance of Germany issued the five-euro Planet Earth collector coin with a blue polymer ring connecting two metallic...

Austria 2017 Colorful Creatures: The Tiger 3 Euro Glow-in-the-Dark Coin

Description: The Austrian Mint launched the Colorful Creatures series of three-euro glow-in-the-dark collector coins in October 2016 and will release a new coin about every...

World Coins – Royal Canadian Mint 2nd Numismatic Catalog of 2017

2017 $100 14-Kt Gold Coin marks 100th anniversary of the Halifax Explosion The Royal Canadian Mint's newest collector coins continue to pay tribute to Canadian...

Crime & Fraud: Zany Stolen Coin Heist Solved

Photo from the Bristol Post By Shaquille Brissett for Gainesville Coins ....   Here's a caper that's perhaps more fit for the silver screen than a news...

Reversed Dragon Pattern Dollar at Stack’s Bowers Ponterio Hong Kong Showcase...

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stacks Bowers ......   Our inaugural preview of the upcoming Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio April Hong Kong Showcase Auction...

NGC Celebrates Mother’s Day with Special Label for all Modern Coins

NGC has designed a unique special label in honor of Mother’s Day In celebration of Mother’s Day, which will be observed around the world in...

World Coins – Bank of Malta Launches Silver Commemorative Coin Honoring...

By Central Bank of Malta ......   On 12 January 2017 the Central Bank of Malta and MaltaPost are issuing a joint numismatic product to commemorate...

Australia’s First Gold Domed Coin by Royal Australian Mint

By Royal Australian Mint ......   A true representation of innovative craftsmanship, the latest release by the Royal Australian Mint sees the mystique of the southern...

Austria 2017 Michael – The Protecting Angel 10 Euro Silver Coin

Description: Angels figure in the myths and legends of countless cultures around the world. They are especially significant in the three Abrahamic religions: Judaism, Christianity...

United Kingdom 2017 Sovereign 200th Anniversary Gold Bullion Coin

Description: The Royal Mint is marking the 200th anniversary of the modern gold Sovereign with the 2017 Sovereign Collection. One of the coins in this...

Recent Activity Shows World Coin Market Gaining Momentum

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   It has been real cold in the Granite State. Luckily for the first time in a couple...

World Coin News – Common 2 Euro Commemorative Celebrates Baltic States...

By Bank of Latvia ....   The central banks of the three Baltic States have agreed on issuing a common 2 euro commemorative coin in 2018...

World Coins -The Early Coinage Of Costa Rica

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   Mention Costa Rica, and images of natural beauty, rain forests and a popular retirement destination for Americans comes to mind. Like most small...

World Coin News – The New British £1 Coin and the...

The Queen’s 90th Birthday 2016 UK Gold Proof Kilo Coin On January 30, samples of some of the thousands of coins produced by The Royal...

Swiss Mint Issues New Commemorative Coins “Enzian” and “500 Years of...

By The Federal Mint Swissmint ....   On 26 January 2017 the Swiss Mint issued two new coins for collectors and lovers. The first is the...

Gold Kilo Proof Coin Worth £49,995 to Celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Queen Elizabeth II will celebrate 65 years on the throne come February 6 - the first British ruler to...

Numismatic Books – Ninth Edition of Friedberg’s Gold Coins of the...

By Coin & Currency Institute ....   The previous edition of Gold Coins of the World, by Arthur L. Friedberg and Ira S. Friedberg, was published...

Coin Market Commentary: The Globalization of Numismatics

Globalization has been a strong force in numismatics from the availability of world coins and the dissemination of information By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty...