CoinWeek IQ: On Collecting Irish Coins of the 20th Century

Coin dealer Del Parker offers this introductory lesson about the modern period of Irish Coinage. The Irish Free State was established in 1922 with the...

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...

Bullion Exchanges Announces New Canadian Coin Series – “Canada the Great”

Niagara Falls - Canada the Great Series, 10 oz Silver Coins By Bullion Exchanges .........   Bullion Exchanges and the Royal Canadian Mint announce a joint effort...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 21, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for October 21, 2016 Brain Food 1.) What is the Average Lifespan of a Coin? Coins are tough little devils. Over the course...

New $2 Coin Commemorates Canada’s Role in Battle of the Atlantic

At a special ceremony held aboard HMCS Sackville, the last of 123 Canadian corvettes to sail in the Second World War, the Royal Canadian...

Stack’s Bowers NYINC Auction: Gorgeous Brazilian 20,000 Reis

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stacks Bowers ......   The January New York International (NYINC) Auction is rapidly growing into an impressive sale. Stack’s...

New Bullion Coin from Pobjoy Mint: 2016 Isle of Man Gold...

Issued on behalf of the Isle of Man with a mintage of only 1,000 coins This is the last Christmas Gold Angel to be released...

Treasure News – Daniel Frank Sedwick Auction #20 Now Online

Treasure, World, U.S. Coin & Paper Money Auction 20 Floor Auction November 12-13 - Internet Only November 14 Orlando, Florida * * * Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC is...

World Mints : Some silver coins you may not have considered...

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   The World Mints produce a variety of Silver Coins for collectors and investors. Silver hasn't served as a regular medium of exchange in any...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 14, 2016

By CoinWeek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for October 14, 2016 Brain Food 1.) A guide to valuing all your old Irish coins (PHOTOS) Between the formation of the Republic...

Chinese Pandas – Setting the Bar High in Shenyang

For its 120th anniversary, the Shenyang Mint has unveiled numerous commemorative items, including a half-kilogram silver bar with an enchanting panorama of images from...

Künker Auctions: The Preussag Collection, Part 2

On 1 November 2016 the second part of the Preussag collection will be auctioned off by London Coin Galleries in cooperation with Künker in...

Royal Mint UK Issues Battle of Hastings Commemorative Coin into Circulation

The Battle of Hastings 1066 – it’s when William the Conqueror beat King Harold to change the timeline of Britain forever, and the date...

World Coin News – Portugal Issues €5 Iberian Lynx

By Central Bank of Portugal .....   The Central Bank of Portugal (Banco de Portugal) will put a €5 cupronickel-alloy collector coin into circulation on 12...

World Coin News – Perth Mint To Exhibit Rare Historic Australian...

For the first time, The Perth Mint will showcase three of Australia’s most sought after and desired rare coins – a 1930 Penny, an...

Ukraine 2016 100 Years of the Fire Truck in Ukraine 5...

Description: The Ukrainian 100 Years of the Fire Truck in Ukraine 5 hryvnia coin does double duty as a commemorative coin. First, it celebrates the...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 7, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for October 7, 2016 Brain Food 1.) ANA Unveils Treasures In Your Pocket In 2014 a collector discovered a 1969-S Lincoln cent in...

Austria 2016 Piece by Piece: Austria 10 Euro Commemorative Coin

Description: The 2016 10 Euro Austria coin completes a 10-piece commemorative series honoring the nine federal Austrian states plus the entire nation of Austria. The...

APMEX: Win Trip of a Lifetime to Perth, Australia, Including Perth...

Now Is Your Chance to Enter to Win a Trip to Australia Today, APMEX, Inc. announced their latest sweepstakes -- Escape to Australia -- giving...

Royal Canadian Mint: New 5 Kilo Silver Coin, Other Collectibles for...

Sculptural genius of legendary Haida carver Charles Edenshaw shines again in ultra-high relief The Royal Canadian Mint is once again taking bold steps in celebrating...

Croatian National Bank Marks 25th Anniversary of Independence with New Coin

Over 10,000 people have taken part in a poll to select a commemorative 25-kuna coin set to go into circulation By Croatian National Bank ......   The...

NCS Conservation: Special Concerns For Gold Coins

Although gold coins are less impacted by environmental effects than silver and copper coins, they are not completely impervious to such damage Even though gold...

World Money – New Swedish Banknotes and Coins Introduced

By Sveriges Riksbank ......   On October 3, 2016, the new 100- and 500-krona banknotes--together with new 1-, 2- and 5-krona coins--were introduced. This means that...

World Coins – Small Circulating Silver Commemoratives

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   Ask an American numismatist to describe silver commemorative coinage, and one of two possibilities will emerge. Younger people are likely to mention the...

Royal Mint UK Celebrates William Shakespeare on New Proof Silver Coin

At over 1,000 years old and Britain’s oldest manufacturer, The Royal Mint must be one of the few organizations that can claim to have...

Austria 2005 50 Years of the Advancement of Television Technology 25...

Description: 2005 saw the release of the third issue in Austria’s 25-Euro Silver-Niobium bimetallic coin series. The reception of the previous two releases was so...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 30, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 30, 2016 Brain Food 1.) The evolution of money in its many forms In his new book The Curse of...

Royal Canadian Mint Silver Coin Honors Those Who Fought in Battle...

To honor the soldiers of the Winnipeg Grenadiers and the Royal Rifles of Canada who valiantly fought to defend Hong Kong from enemy invasion...

New World Coins – World’s Largest Silver Coin Has Sold at...

APMEX, Inc., one of the nation's largest Precious Metals e-retailers, recently sold the world's largest Silver coin -- the 2016 Ivory Coast 1.750 oz...

Latvian Coins Gain Recognition at Coin Constellation International Contest

By Bank of Latvia ....   Latvian collector coins "Rainis and Aspazija", "500 Years of Livonian Ferding" and "Valse Mélancolique" gained recognition at Coin Constellation –...