The East India Company and Its Coins

The East India Company's classic coins included Gold Mohur, Silver Rupiya, Pagoda, Anna, Fanams and Cash Four centuries ago ships set sail in search of...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

PCGS Certifies Unique Mated Pair of Proof Gold Die Caps

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...

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....

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Alchemical Gold Coin Back in Weimar Germany

By Künker GmbH ......   A celebration took place in March at the Klassik Stiftung Weimar. There, a 1687 gold coin, only one single specimen of...

Scarce Cameo 1882 Proof Half Dollar Among New Inventory at Atlas...

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Atlas Numismatics will be attending the Whitman Spring Expo February 28 through March 3, 2019. If you would like us to...

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,...

Mintages Raised for Chinese Silver, Gold Panda Coins

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Since the early 1980s, the People’s Republic of China has struck its own gold and silver bullion coins...

Heritage June Hong Kong Auction of Ancient and World Coins Opens...

Heritage presents another assortment of coins in the first of our two annual Hong Kong International Numismatic Fair auctions, this one scheduled for June...

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...