Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio to Offer Over 2,300 Lots at the...

Irvine, Calif. – Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio is set to conduct the August 2012 Hong Kong sale from August 19 through August 22 at...

The Coin Analyst: Special Coins and Medals Issued to Mark Philadelphia...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …….. One of the long-standing traditions associated with major national coin shows, especially the annual summer convention of the American Numismatic...

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio to Offer Over 2,000 Lots as Official...

IRVINE, Calif. – Join Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio as they conduct the Official Auction of the August 2012 World’s Fair of Money! The world...

The Overlooked Fractional Gold Option

by Al Doyle for CoinWeek ...... With gold parked well above $1550 an ounce, the option of buying pre-1933 $20 gold pieces or one-ounce gold...

Hoard of Crusader Gold Found in Ruins

By American Friends of Tel Aviv University....   AU uncovers unprecedented trove of gold coins in 13th century castle A team of researchers from Tel Aviv University...

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio to Offer Over 2,000 Ancient & World...

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio as they conduct the Official Auction of the August 2012 World’s Fair of Money! The world and ancients division of...

ANS Announces more Good News about the Huntington Collection

Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous friend of the ANS, approximately 9,000 additional  Huntington coins (6,159 Islamic, 400 French, 2,496 medieval and later...

Royal Canadian Mint Wishes Canada’s Athletes Luck With the 2012 Lucky...

Calgary, Alberta – July 19, 2012 - The Royal Canadian Mint is proud to issue Canada’s  latest commemorative circulation coin, the 2012 Lucky Loonie....

All That Glitters is Gold

As the Great British summer and all the Olympic celebrations draw to a close Baldwin’s will be busily preparing to sell part two of the landmark...

RCM Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Canadian Coast Guard

The Canadian Coast Guard is celebrating 50 years of exceptional service in 2012, and the Royal Canadian Mint is delighted to mark this...

Perth Mint Gold Certified Conflict-Free

The Perth Mint is one of the first three gold refiners in the world to be certified under the internationally recognised Conflict-Free Smelter Program.   Developed by the Electronic...

Australia’s Bush Babies Win the Hearts of Collectors

Due to the overwhelming success of the inaugural Australian Bush Babies collector coin series, The Perth Mint is pleased to announce its sequel -...

First Scottish Coin Realises Three Times Estimate

London. June 28, 2012. Today Spink, the world’s premier auction house for collectables, sold the first known coin ever issued in Scotland for the...

Twenty-Five Years in Flight: “The Loonie” Celebrates a Milestone Birthday

Royal Canadian Mint to issue $1 fine silver coin to celebrate OTTAWA, ONTARIO - June 25, 2012 - What has 11 sides, is brass in...

2012 Australian One Ton Gold Kangaroo Named Largest, Most Valuable Coin...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   The Guinness Book of World Records has confirmed that the largest coin in the world is the unique 2012...

The Coin Analyst: Modern World Coin Collecting Strategies: Low Mintage Sleepers

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek..... Within the U.S. coin market, modern world coins are a growth field. American coins of all periods and types continue...

The Royal Canadian Mint Announces Series of Five Commemorative Circulation Coins...

$2 circulation coin celebrating victory of HMS Shannon over USS Chesapeake is the first salvo in a commemorative circulation coin program also honouring Brock,...

Perth Mint Excludes U.S. Customers From Direct Dragon Proof Coin Sales

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek..... Coins from the Perth Mint in Western Australia are eagerly collected all over the world and are renowned for their...

World Coin and Currency Collecting eBooks from Krause Publications

IOLA, Wis. (June 7, 2012) -- Krause Publications, a leading producer of books, magazines, online products and events, is currently offering a variety of...

Sale Report: Morton & Eden British, Russian and World Orders, Medals...

SALE TOTAL: £705,498 (US$1,086,467) LOTS OFFERED: 246 SOLD BY VALUE: 85% £1=US$1.54 Lot 2 *Order of St Andrew, a large and impressive diamond-set sash badge, probably of European...

Perth Mint King-Sized Kilo Coins Mark Queen’s 60-Year Reign

As a former branch of the Royal Mint, The Perth Mint is honouring its British heritage by releasing two majestic kilo coins to celebrate...

Canadian Pattern 1858 Coin Expected To Sell For $15,000+

Collectors of Canadian coins are anxiously awaiting an auction to be held in Toronto,  May 31-June 1 2012. Included in the Geoffrey Bell Auctions catalogue are pattern...

World Coins: Chile 2008 50 Peso

From the NGC Posted by Jay Turner, NGC Grader on 5/15/2012 Some 2008 50 Peso coins were issued with Chile misspelled. In numismatics, errors and varieties are two of...

Canada’s First Cents Up For Auction

On May 31, 2012, Geoffrey Bell Auctions will offer three 154 year old examples of Canada’s first cent coin from 1858. The best example...

The Coin Analyst: Modern World Coins Outperforming U.S. Issues This Year

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek 2012 has been a remarkable year for modern coin collectors in terms of the quality and range of products offered...

Brazilian Rarities realize respective $138,000 prices to lead Heritage Auctions $8.8+...

Pedro I gold 6400 Reis 1822-R and Joao VI (as King) gold 6400 Reis 1822-R top the offerings from Heritage at Chicago International Coin...

NGC Grades 25 Millionth Coin

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), a Florida-based independent coin certification and grading company, announced today it has graded 25 million coins - becoming the first...

NGC Releases Chinese Modern Coin Price Guide

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has released an online price guide of Chinese Panda coins 1974 to date. The NGC Chinese Modern Coin Price Guide, accessible...

South African Reserve Bank Announces that Some 2011 Proof Gold Krugerrands...

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...

PCGS Certifies 1903 Fengtien Tael, One of China’s Most Important Coins,...

The unique 1903 Fengtien Province Tael, one of the most important silver coins in Chinese numismatic history, was certified by Professional Coin Grading Service...