Krause Coin of the Year Award: Royal Canadian Mint Portrayal of...

Ottawa, Ontario, November 18, 2014 — The Royal Canadian Mint is honoured that its 2013-dated $3 Fine Silver Coin - Fishing won the Most...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 1 Euro Cent

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia:   1 Euro Cent (2002-Present) The smallest of the circulating euro coins, the diminutive 1 euro cent has virtually no purchasing power but, much...

Why the National Media Has the ISIS Gold and Silver Coin...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   The news exists--or should exist--to produce an informed populace, under the assumption that a populace needs...

Austria leads in first round of Coin of the Year voting

Three Austrian coins came out on top during the first round of World Coin News' Coin of the Year Award voting by an international...

Sedwick’s Second Treasure and World Coin Floor Auction: A Growing Success

Daniel Frank Sedwick's second floor sale (with simultaneous interactive LIVE Internet bidding), was the 16th live auction, a new milestone for the growing company....

NGC-Certified Mexican 1538 8 Reales Silver Coin Sells for Record $587,500

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has announced that an NGC XF 45 Mexico (1538)R 8 Reales of Spanish co-regents Charles and Joanna was recently sold...

The Royal Mint Receives Four Nominations for Coin of the Year...

The Royal Mint has received four nominations for the prestigious Krause Publications Coin of the Year Awards in recognition of the iconic commemorative coins...

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

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek....   The broad silver coin known everywhere today as the Maria Theresa taler is familiar to many numismatists in the...

Downies Conducts Final Australian Coin Auction in the Block Arcade

Final hammer set to fall on Block Arcade auction venue... Almost 500 bidders are expected to attend the final Downies Australian Coin auction in the...

Money & Politics: Four Million 5 Rappen Coins Purchased for Exhibition...

by Charles Morgan for CoinWeek... Money & Politics In what could best be described as a costly political stunt, activists from Generation Basic Income, a group...

Royal Canadian Mint Receives Six Nominations in Krause’s 2015 Coin of...

The Royal Canadian Mint has made another strong showing with 2013-dated coins nominated in six categories of Krause Publications’ annual Coin of the Year...

The Royal Mint Expands Online Products to Include Fractional Gold Britannia...

Building on the successful launch in September of its new bullion trading website www.royalmintbullion.com, The Royal Mint is to expand its offering to include...

USMNA Convention Offers Larger Bourse & Counterfeit Seminars. VIDEO: 2:52

Cory Frampton, Executive Director, US Mexican Numismatic Association Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com........ The third annual USMNA Convention continues to grow in attendance and popularity with...

Hungary Issues its First Coin with an Antique Bronze Finish

A just-issued 2,000 forint legal tender coin is the first Hungarian coin ever issued with an antique bronze patinated finish. The coin, dedicated to...

Künker: Excellent Coin Auction Results for coins from Great Britain and...

It took Künker in Osnabrück six days to sell all the 9,451 lots of their auctions 253 to 257 featuring coins, medals, banknotes, coin...

Mexican Numismatic History: The 1811 Real de Catorce 8 Reales, An...

Mexican Numismatic History: The 1811 Real de Catorce 8 Reales... By Carlos Jara - Mexican Coin Company Our company was privileged to recently handle a specimen...

Daniel Frank Sedwick announces Treasure & World Coin Auction 16

In this auction we present some of the most amazing numismatic treasures we have ever seen, befitting our second Live Floor sale in Orlando,...

The Royal Mint commemorates the 100th anniversary of the birth of...

The Royal Mint is to celebrate the centenary of the birth of writer and poet Dylan Thomas with Alderney coins featuring the literary great...

Tuvalu and the Perth Mint: World Coins From an Island Nation

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   At first glance, it seems strange that a country like Tuvalu issues world-class commemorative and bullion coins....

Rare 1800 Santiago Silver Error 8 Reales Brought to Coinex for...

Miguel Lehmann & Lluis Lalana i Culla Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com........ An extremely rare and desirable Spanish Colonial coin with the name of King Charles IV...

David Guest Talks About Coin Markets and Classical Numismatic Group. VIDEO:...

David Guest, Numismatist, Classical Numismatic Group Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com....... British coin expert David Guest shares his perspective about the Coinex Convention, the numismatic market, and...

Royal Canadian Mint Showcases Silver Birds of Prey and New 10...

Alex Reeves, Senior Communications Manager, Royal Canadian Mint Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com......... Continuing a tradition of innovation Canada has announced a new four nines fine 10...

Austrian Mint Celebrates 25 Years of Philharmonic Bullion Coin Production. VIDEO:...

Andrea Lang, Director of Sales & Marketing, Austrian Mint Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com.......... It was 25 years ago that the Austrian Mint offered the first Philharmonic...

First Read: FAO Coins International Catalog (English Edition 2013)

First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature... Review by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek... ...

Equatorial Guinea Gold Coin Honors Fernão do Pó

It’s a truly memorable event for collectors of African coins: after a long period of dis-continuation, the West African Republic of Equatorial Guinea is...

Fall of the Berlin Wall Silver Coin Issued by the Republic...

The Fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 marked the beginning of the German Reunification. The decisive factor enabling the reunification was the support...

Austrian Mint Celebrates the Magic and Enchantment of Tyrol

Tyrol, in the Heart of the Alps. Austria by its Children, Piece by Piece Tyrol, in the heart of the Alps, a land of fairy...

Interview with Designer of the 2015 Perth Mint Lunar Goat Gold...

With Steven Cochran The Coin Explorer at Gainesville Coins ………   The Coin Explorer recently had the chance to ask Perth Mint coin artist Natasha Muhl about being chosen to design...

The Royal Mint releases Lunar Year of the Sheep 2015 UK...

The Royal Mint recently revealed its coin designs for the Lunar Year of the Sheep, an event that had been eagerly anticipated since the...

Central Bank of Ireland Issues Commemorative Coin in Honor of Submarine...

The Central Bank of Ireland will launch today (1 September 2014) a €15 limited edition Silver Proof collector coin to commemorate John Philip Holland...