The Polish 1621 Hundred Ducats – The Most Expensive Polish Coin...

By Dariusz F. Jasek ..... As edited by Etjen Vincani   In the previous article the first free election of a Polish king was described. This article will deal with...

The Coin Analyst: Collecting Vatican Coins Can Be Rewarding in Many...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Located within the city of Rome in Italy, Vatican City, or the Vatican, is the smallest independent country in...

Seven Dutch Monarchs: The Gulden on MA-Shops

By Joël van Dam - Owner, Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   I was reading through some numismatic books for a new subject for this blog, and...

Mexican Mint $2.5 Million Gold Coin Robbery Days After Brazil Gold...

Over $2.5 Million in Gold Coins Taken From Casa de Moneda   By CoinWeek News Staff ....   UPDATE (8/11/2019): Three of the four suspects in last Tuesday's...

English Gold Noble Coins of King Edward III (1327-77)

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #342 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Mexico 1921 Aztec Sunstone 20 Peso Gold Coin

Description: At the turn of the 20th century, Mexico adopted the gold standard and issued new coin denominations. Five-peso and 10-peso gold coins were introduced...

A 37-Year History in Two-and-a-Half Pages: The Case of the Chinese...

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ....   Bullion collectors today enjoy a smorgasbord of products from a variety of nations. After the Krugerrand proved...

Rare Chinese Coins Highlights from Champion Auction’s April Hong Kong Sale

Champion Hong Kong Chinese Coins Auction Wednesday April 4, 2018 09:30 Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Independent Hong Kong auction house Champion Auction is celebrating its 22nd anniversary...

Largest Solid Gold Coin in the World on Display Outside New...

Gold Coin on Display by Provident Metals ......   For one day only on July 16, Australia’s greatest gold coin icon will make its debut in...

Ancient Coins: Coinage of the Barbarian Invaders

Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek...   Why have our two consuls and praetors come out today wearing their embroidered, their scarlet togas? Why...

The Engraver’s Art: Coin Design and Die Preparation at the Austrian...

In January 2016, the Austrian Mint gave CoinWeek unprecedented access to the inner workings of their state-of-the art coining facility. In this video, we get a close-up look at...

MA-Shops: Uncover Coins From the Holy Roman Empire

By MA-Shops.com ......   MA-Shops offers a nice inventory of coins from the Holy Roman Empire. Below, you will see a few examples - such as...

Coins of the Bad Popes

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   Bishop of Rome, Vicar of Jesus Christ, Successor of the Prince of the Apostles, Supreme Pontiff of the Universal...

Pulsating Maple Leaf Coin Another World-First From Royal Canadian Mint

The Royal Canadian Mint is proud to launch a numismatic breakthrough from its ambitious and creative Research and Development team. Working with the University...

World Coins – A History of the Netherlands Gold Ducat: As...

By Dariusz F. Jasek .....   Not long before the first gold ducats were minted, in 1252 the mints of Florence and Genoa started minting florins....

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Certifies Unique Mated Pair of...

PCGS-Certified Error Coins By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ...... PCGS has certified an unusual pair of gold error coin struck by the Royal...

Stack’s Bowers NYINC Auction of Ancient Coins, World Coins and Paper...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the results of their January 2019 New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) Auction. An important and diverse...

World Coins – Peru 100 Soles Gold Coins Offer Low Mintages,...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .....   The Peru 100 Soles gold coin series is one of the most beautiful yet elusive classic world gold coins....

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...

Serenissima: Medieval Coinage of Venice

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   BETWEEN THE YEARS 1200 and 1600 a handful of feisty Italians created one of the greatest commercial...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: The Earliest Russian Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   SINCE ANCIENT TIMES, RUSSIA'S great rivers have served as trade routes, sending Baltic amber, luxury furs, beeswax, honey, and...

English Gold Noble Coins of Kings Richard II, Henry IV and...

GREAT BRITAIN. Henry IV, 1399-1413. Noble A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #346 This discussion is about the...

Heritage Central States Auction Results Approach $34 Million

The Central States Numismatic Society Convention in Chicago featured four distinct Heritage auctions during the period April 24-29, covering US Coins, World Coins, US...

Mint State 1902 Five Pound Gold Among New Coin Highlights at...

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Atlas Numismatics will be attending the Central States Numismatic Society’s 80th Anniversary Convention from April 24 through 27, 2019. If you...

al-Andalus: Coinage of Islamic Spain

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz....   But you know, Lieutenant, in the Arab city of Cordoba were two miles of public lighting in the...

World-First Multifaceted High-Relief Wolf Coin Among August 2019 Products From Royal...

The Royal Canadian Mint is proud to unleash its latest numismatic tour de force with the 2019 $25 Fine Silver Coin - Multifaceted Animal...

The History of the Japanese Ryō Coin

by Jonathan Perry - Gainesville Coins Few coins are as distinct or carry with them a history quite like the Japanese Ryō Coin, also known as...

German Coins & Medals Highlight Künker Auctions

By Künker GmbH ......   Dear Bidders and Coin Enthusiasts, As always, German coins and medals make up a large portion of our auctioned pieces. Once again,...

Royal Australian Mint Celebrates Apollo 11 Moon Landing 50th Anniversary

By Royal Australian Mint ......   The Royal Australian Mint is launching new limited edition domed coins commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon...

CoinWeek IQ: Japanese Bar Money

By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   Information about early Japanese coinage can be difficult to find. It’s not a highly studied area among American numismatists,...