ANZAC Centenary Commemorative 1st Coin of 2015 for Royal Australian Mint

On Thursday, January 1, the Royal Australian Mint in the capital city of Canberra introduced the first Australian coin of 2015, with the unveiling...

Spanish Police Arrest Alleged Forgers of €2 Euro Coins

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   Police in Madrid arrested three individuals yesterday on charges of counterfeiting up to 12,000 two-euro coins over five years. The three...

New World Record Price for a Tudor Coin Achieved at Spink

On 18th December 2014, Spink London sold two superb gold Tudor Sovereigns of Henry VII and Henry VIII for a combined price of £732,000...

New Set of Swedish Coins and Bank Notes in 2015

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The Central Bank of Sweden (Sveriges Riksbank) announced recently that a new series of Swedish coins and bank notes...

World Coins – Enigmatic and Extremely Rare Philippines/French Pattern Mule

By Greg Cohen & Kyle Ponterio - Stack's Bowers Auctions ......   An intriguing specialty in numismatics is “pattern coinage.” While this area has long been...

Royal Mint Unveils Limited Edition £100 Silver Coin

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The Royal Mint has an end-of-the-year surprise for you. On December 27, the venerable institution unveiled a new, limited-edition £100...

Angola Issues New 20-Kwanza Coins; 50- and 100-Kwanza Coins Set for...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   To celebrate Angola’s 40th anniversary of independence from Portugal, the National Reserve Bank of Angola (Banco Nacional de Angola,...

ModernCoinMart Releases second Florida Natives Series Coin struck by the Perth...

ModernCoinMart (MCM) will be releasing the second coin in their exclusive series, Florida Natives, at the Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Convention on January 8,...

Coin Auctions – The Ray Czahor Collection of Countermarked Philippine Coins

The Ray Czahor Reference Collection of Philippines Countermarks By Kyle Ponterio - Stack's Bowers As the year comes to a close the Stack’s Bowers Galleries NYINC...

Central Bank of the Philippines to Issue New Circulating Commemoratives Dec....

By CoinWeek News Staff....   The Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas) announced today that it will release three new circulating commemorative coins...

As Relations with Cuba Thaw, Market for Cuban Coins Likely to...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.com… Ask most Americans born following the Cuban Missile Crisis about Cuba, and you’ll probably hear about cigars...

Creusy Numismatique’s to Auction 244 Gold and Silver World Coins in...

By CoinWeek News Staff.... On January 6, 2015, from 8 to 10 am Eastern Standard Time, LiveAuctioneers.com will be hosting an auction of gold and...

The Royal Mint Unveils 2015 Sovereign UK Gold Coin

CoinWeek Staff Reports... The Royal Mint has unveiled the 2015 Sovereign UK Gold Bullion Coin. The popular 22 carat gold coin features Ian Rank-Broadley’s effigy of...

The Künker Berlin Sale: One Highlight after the Next

1,078 lots with a total estimate of 6.5 million, these plain numbers catch best the amazement one is smitten with when flipping through the...

Seizure of Counterfeit Chinese Euro Coins a First, Says Italian Police

By CoinWeek News Staff.... Sicilian investigators and Italian police seized 306,000 coins worth €556,000 (almost US$693,000) of counterfeit  1- and 2-euro coins from a shipping...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 10 Euro Cent

10 Euro Cent (2002-Present) The 10 euro cent coin is the first of three "nordic gold" coins in the euro series. The coin is slightly smaller...

Lord Mayor of London Strikes Royal Mint Sovereign on First Official...

The Lord Mayor of the City of London has struck a special commemorative gold Sovereign during a visit to The Royal Mint’s operations in...

The Coin Analyst: 2014 Libertad Coin Mintages Revealed; Ghana Lunar Skulls...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek... Libertad gold and silver coins from the oldest mint in North America, the Casa de Moneda in Mexico, have always...

Singapore Mint Debuts Wave-Shaped 4 Coin Silver Proof Set

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Earlier today, the Singapore Mint debuted a new four coin silver proof set featuring regional marine life. Each coin...

The Maria Teresa Taler – A Coin for the Centuries, Part...

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek....   *** Editor's Note: Be sure to check out David Alexander's  first installment of this excellent two-part history of Austria's Maria Teresa Taler by...

Zimbabwe Reveals New National Coinage

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Friday, December 5, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) held a press conference to introduce a new set...

Central Bank of Ireland Urges Citizens to Spend “Copper” Coins

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   The Central Bank of Ireland issued a press release today urging Irish citizens to use their 1c and 2c euro...

World Coin Profile – Philippines Manila Overstrike 8 Reales of 1830

By Greg Cohen,  Based on lot description by Kyle Ponterio, Numismatist World Coins Stack’s Bowers ....... All collectors of Philippines coins will be watching during...

Celestial: The Austrian Mint’s 2015 Niobium Coin Takes a Look at...

This year’s highly anticipated bimetallic niobium and silver from the Austrian Mint features “Cosmology” and will be issued today. It fittingly illuminates the new...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 5 Euro Cent

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 5 Euro Cent (2002-Present) The largest of the copper-plated steel small denomination euro coins, the 5 euro cent is the rough equivalent of...

Perth Mint Unveils Two-Coin 2015 Year of the Goat Silver Coin...

Celebrating the Year of the Goat and the ideal of good fortune, this stunning 1oz silver proof two-coin set is released to encourage wealth...

The Royal Mint releases the 2015 Britannia One Ounce Silver Coin

An iconic figure and a modern coin tradition – the annual release of The Royal Mint’s Silver BU Britannia for 2015... The Royal Mint has...
Republic gold Proof Pattern 6 Pence 1897

World Gold Coins: Unique South African 1897 Sixpence to be Offered...

The upcoming January 4 - 5 NYINC World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction in New York City features a monumental offering from South...

Royal Canadian Mint: Demand for Bullion Coins Declined in Third Quarter

CoinWeek Staff Reports… On Wednesday, the Royal Canadian Mint released its earnings statement for the third quarter of 2014. The Ottawa-based Mint reported persistent demand...

The Rockaway Collection of German Crowns and Talers will Draw Attention...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to announce the sale of The Rockway Collection, Part II as part of its New York International Numismatic Convention...