Austrian Mint Introduces Two New Coins: Wild Waters and Microraptor

By Austrian Mint ......   Alpine Treasures - Wild Waters The dramatic beauty of the Alps stems not only from the vertiginous peaks themselves but also from...
Trophy Hunters Take Aim at 1839 Victoria Gold Proof ‘Una and the Lion’ in January

Trophy Hunters Take Aim at 1839 Victoria Gold Proof ‘Una and the Lion’ in...

British series rarity could exceed $600,000 at NYINC World Coins event   A British series rarity first issued as part of Queen Victoria’s delayed coronation Proof...
France 1896-A 20 Francs Faisceau privy Gad-1063, Full Brockage Reverse Mint Error, PCGS AU58. Courtesy of PCGS TrueView

PCGS Around the World – Full Mirror Brockage Mint Error French Gold

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   France 1896-A 20 Francs Faisceau privy Gad-1063, Full Brockage Reverse Mint Error, PCGS AU58. Courtesy of PCGS TrueView In coin...
Künker January World Coin Auctions 358 and 359 Now Online

Künker January World Coin Auctions 358 and 359 Now Online

Künker Auctions 358 & 359 by Künker GmbH ......   On Wednesday, 26 January 2022, Künker will hold our auctions 358 and 359 at the Vienna...
Gem Off-Center Victoria Sovereign Among New World Coins at Atlas Numismatics

Gem Off-Center Victoria Sovereign Among New World Coins at Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   This month we have brought together quite an interesting selection of coins and medals for your consideration. If you see something of interest,...
Stack’s Bowers Ponterio Hong Kong Auction Surpasses $30 Million Mark 2nd Consecutive Time

Stack’s Bowers Sells Over $100 Million in World and Ancient Coins in 2021

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries World and Ancient Coins Department is delighted to announce that their sales for 2021 have exceeded $100 million USD, far...
The Right to Strike: Early Coins of the Knights Hospitaller

The Right to Strike: Early Coins of the Knights Hospitaller

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Now called the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta, the order’s...
CIT Honors King Tut Anniversary With Legacy of the Pharaohs Precious Metal Coins

CIT Honors King Tut Anniversary With Legacy of the Pharaohs Precious Metal Coins

Legacy of the Pharaohs Cook Islands. 5 Dollars 2022. Silver .999. 1 oz. 38.61 mm. Proof. Mintage: 1,500. Special technology: smartminting (Ultra High Relief). B....
South African Mint Launches Big Five Series II

South African Mint Launches Big Five Series II

By South African Mint ......   The South African Mint, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the South African Reserve Bank, has launched the long-awaited Big Five Series...
Switzerland 2022 Shooting Talers Now Available for Pre-Order

Switzerland 2022 Shooting Talers Now Available for Pre-Order

By Coin & Currency Institute ......   Switzerland’s annual shooting taler is now available for preorder in advance of its February release date. Swiss Shooting Festivals date...
Una and the Lion Leads NGC-Certified SINCONA British Collection

NGC-Certified Una and the Lion Helps English Rarities Realize $8.9 Million

With an "Una and the Lion" leading the way, a stunning collection of hundreds of rare English coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC)...
Daniel Frank Sedwick Treasure Auction Hits $4.20 Million

Sedwick Treasure Auction Hits $4.20 Million

Prices realized for numismatic rarities in Daniel Frank Sedwick’s November 4-5 Treasure Auction 30 surpassed $4.20 million, the third consecutive record-breaking auction for the...
New Double Ducat Gold Coin Honors St. Elizabeth of Hungary

New Double Ducat Gold Coin Honors St. Elizabeth of Hungary

By Coin & Currency Institute ......   Saint Elizabeth of Hungary (1207 – 1231) is the subject of the third gold coin in Hungary’s “Saints of...
Una and the Lion Leads NGC-Certified SINCONA British Collection

Una and the Lion Leads NGC-Certified SINCONA British Collection

A phenomenal collection of more than 500 rare English coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) is being offered this month by SINCONA. The...
Perth Mint - Australian Lunar Series III 2022 Year of the Tiger 1oz Gold Proof High Relief Coin

Perth Mint – Australian Lunar Series III 2022 Year of the Tiger 1oz Gold...

This spectacular gold coin celebrates the Year of the Tiger, the third animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese lunar calendar. Those born under...
Heavy Gold Coins – Special Gifts for Special People

Heavy Gold Coins – Special Gifts for Special People

Have you ever wondered why there were so many large gold coins weighing several ducats in the early modern period? We’ll show you with...
Notre-Dame Cathedral Featured on Latest Coins From Tiffany Art Metropolis Series

Notre-Dame Cathedral Featured on Latest Coins From Tiffany Art Metropolis Series

Tiffany Art Metropolis: Notre-Dame Palau. 25 Dollars 2021. Silver .999. 5 oz. 65 mm. Black Proof. Special technology: smartminting (Ultra High Relief); Tiffany glass inlay....

The 1898 “Single 9” Pond: South Africa’s Rarest Gold Coin

Most serious coin collectors in South Africa have heard about the Single 9, commonly referred to as the “King of South African Coins.” However...
PCGS New World Coin Variety Report October 2021

PCGS New World Coin Variety Report October 2021

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   This month has been active with several new varieties being added to the PCGS database and census. These include...
Stack’s Bowers Galleries to Auction 80 Ducats Major Polish Rarity

Stack’s Bowers Galleries to Auction Major Polish Rarity

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is thrilled to announce the sale of a 1621 80 Ducats in gold at their official auction of the January 2022...
Atlas Numismatics

Atlas Numismatics Offering Mint State Double Louis d’Or, Pattern Gulden, and More

For October, here is a new selection of coins and medals from Atlas Numismatics for your consideration. Please let us know if you see...
Tauler and Fau Auction 96 of Ancient, Spanish, and World Coins Open Through Nov. 3

Tauler and Fau Auction 96 of Ancient, Spanish, and World Coins Open Through Nov....

Auction 96 from Tauler and Fau features 273 lots and closes on Wednesday, November 3, 2021, beginning at 04:00 p.m. (Central European Time), exclusively...
Edward VIII Gold 5 Sovereign Realizes $2.45 Million - New Record for British Coin at Auction

Edward VIII Gold 5 Sovereign Realizes $2.45 Million – New Record for British Coin...

An extremely rare Edward VIII Pattern Gold 5 Sovereign certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) has realized €2.11 million (about $2.45 million), again setting...
World and Ancient Coins Heritage Signature Auction, Platinum Night Open for Bidding

World and Ancient Coins Heritage Signature Auction, Platinum Night Open for Bidding

Following our most successful ANA World's Fair of Money auction--as well as an already record-breaking year--Heritage Auctions is proud to present our October 28-29...
Stack’s Bowers and Kunker Auctions to Sell Historic Salton Collection of Ancient and World Coins

Stack’s Bowers and Kunker Auctions to Sell Historic Salton Collection of Ancient and World...

Auction houses Stack’s Bowers Galleries and Künker have been chosen to sell the illustrious Mark and Lottie Salton Collection, a comprehensive holding of many...
A Brief History of the Latin Monetary Union and Its Coins

A Brief History of the Latin Monetary Union and Its Coins

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   For many, the Euro Zone is the first single currency union in Europe. But in 1865, Napoleon III introduced...
A Coin Fit for a Tsar: The 37 Rubles 50 Kopeks Russian Gold Coin - Stacks Bowers Galleries October Collectors Choice Online Auction

A Coin Fit for a Tsar: The 37 Rubles 50 Kopeks Russian Gold Coin

By Nicholas Fritz - Numismatist, World and Ancient Coins, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   At the turn of the 20th century, pre-Revolution Russia was in a...
Top Five Results From Künker 2021 Fall Auction Sales

Top Five Results From Künker 2021 Fall Auction Sales

Künker Fall Auction Sales 351-354 by Künker GmbH ......   We know that prices on the numismatic market have been skyrocketing for several months, especially regarding...
Edward VIII Pattern Leads Group of NGC-Certified Rare Coins in MDC Monaco Sale

Edward VIII Pattern Leads Group of NGC-Certified Rare Coins in MDC Monaco Sale

A King Edward VIII gold pattern that was certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) and set a record earlier this year for most expensive...
Royal Dutch Mint Issues 2021 Ducat Coin With 2020 Reverse by Mistake

Royal Dutch Mint Issues 2021 Ducat Coin With 2020 Reverse by Mistake

By Coin & Currency Institute ......   An unintentional but serious error has been discovered on the just-issued 2021 Single Gold Ducat of the Netherlands. The...