Switzerland 2016 Swiss Red Cross 150th Anniversary 20 Franc Silver Coin

Description: The Swiss Red Cross (SRC) celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2016, and the Swiss Mint is memorializing the occasion on a 20-franc coin. The...

Switzerland 2016 Gottardo 20 Franc Silver Coin

Description: The Gottardo, or Gotthard Base Tunnel, opened on June 1, 2016 as the world’s longest railway tunnel as part of the AlpTransit project. The...

2016 Switzerland 10 Franc Bimetallic Coin – Alpen Edelweiss

Description: The 2016 Switzerland 10 Franc bimetallic coin features the Alpen Edelweiss (Leontopodium alpinum), the national flower of Switzerland. The edelweiss commonly grows in the...

World Commemorative Coins – Swiss 2016 Brass Instrument Silver Coin

On 26 May 2016, the Swissmint issued a silver commemorative coin about brass and wind instrument music By The Federal Mint Swissmint ....   There is hardly...

Rapp Auctions: The Highest Prices for the Smallest Gems

Rapp Auctions sells Stamps and Coins for 8.7 Million Swiss francs (CHF) By Rapp Auctions .....   Top prices for top rarities and for lucrative investment options:...

Rapp Auction Starts with 1.75 Million Franc Sale

1.75 Million francs at auction for an empire coin and other rarities By Rapp Auctions .....   Top price for an empire coin: A gold coin with...

Rapp Auction 2016: Coin & Stamp Catalogues Are Online

By Rapp Auctions .....   Attention, Coin Collectors Have you also been waiting impatiently to see the new catalogue for the Rapp 2016 coin auction? It now...

World Coins – The Latin Monetary Union Gold Coins

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .... In addition to serving as the primary gold coin in commerce for more than a century, the French 20-franc piece...

Künker Presents Coin Auction 272 in New eLive Premium Format

Künker presents a new auction format: eLive Premium By Künker GmbH & Company.... The focus of Künker Auction 272 will be minor denominations and bracteates--that is,...

Some Familiar Faces on MA-Shops.com

By CoinWeek....   Already a notable presence in the European market, MA-Shops--the online marketplace created by German engineer Joachim Schwiening--is poised to grow into a significant...

Switzerland 2015 2,000 Years of Aventicum 50 Franc Gold Coin

Description: Aventicum was an important ancient Roman and Swiss town, founded near the beginning of the common era (CE) and enjoying several centuries of growth...

South African Gold Headlines Heritage World & Ancients Event in Long...

Heritage Auctions will offer several exceptional pieces of South African gold Sept. 17-22, 2015, at the Long Beach Expo; featuring the Read Collection of...

New Swiss Commemorative Coins: “Hornussen” and “2000 years of Aventicum”

By The Federal Mint Swissmint....   On 7 May 2015, the Federal Mint Swissmint is launching the sale of two new Swiss commemorative coins for collectors...

CoinWeek Unboxing: 2015 Swiss Shooting Thaler 50 Franc Silver Coin

CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan opens up a box containing the new 2015 Swiss Shooting Thaler. Struck by the Mayer Mint, this .900 fine silver coin...

CoinWeek Unboxing: 2015 Swiss Shooting Thaler – Video: 5:06.

CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan unboxes a cool coin that recently arrived at the CoinWeek offices. Its a 2015 Swiss Shooting Thaler in .900 fine...

New Swiss Commemorative Coins Released Jan. 22, 2015

By The Federal Mint Swissmint....   On 22 January 2015, the Federal Mint Swissmint launched three new commemorative coins for coin enthusiasts and collectors. A bimetallic...

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...

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...