Royal Canadian Mint Issues Its First Single Mine Gold Bullion Coin

Royal Canadian Mint Issues Its First Single Mine Gold Bullion Coin

In response to increasing market demand for greater transparency in the provenance of precious metals, and to showcase its continually evolving refining capabilities, the...
Collect This: The Fabulous Italian 500 Lire Silver Coin

Collect This: The Fabulous Italian 500 Lire Silver Coin

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   In 1958, the Italian Mint in Rome began striking a silver coin that would come to be commonly called...

Armageddon for the Royal Canadian Mint’s $20 for $20 Silver Coin Program

By Eric Brothers for CoinWeek .....   It seemed like a great idea at the time. Called "Face Value collectibles", the face value of these .9999 fine...

World Coin Counterfeit Detection – 1928 South African Gold Sovereign

Counterfeit 1928 South Africa Gold Sovereign By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   A group of four 1928 South African Sovereigns was recently submitted to NGC all...
Perth Mint Issues 2022 1oz High-Relief Wedge-Tailed Eagle Silver Proof Coin

Perth Mint Issues 2022 1oz High-Relief Wedge-Tailed Eagle Silver Proof Coin

This majestic Wedge-tailed Eagle silver coin, featuring artistry prepared exclusively for The Perth Mint by renowned US designer John M. Mercanti, showcases our ultra-high...
Krugerrand: The Embargoed Bullion Coin

Krugerrand: The Embargoed Bullion Coin

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Whether consciously or not, money is an extremely effective tool that government possesses to disseminate a political message. Many...
New 5oz Silver Coin Commemorates 100th Anniversary of Last Morgan, First Peace Dollars

New 5oz Silver Coin Commemorates 100th Anniversary of Last Morgan, First Peace Dollars

Limited to ONLY 329 Coins Worldwide!   The Pobjoy Mint is thrilled to announce a new 2021 coin to mark the centenary of the transition of...
World Coin Profile - South Africa 2017 Silver Krugerrand

World Coin Profile – South Africa 2017 Silver Krugerrand

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the introduction of the gold Krugerrand, the South African Mint minted its first-ever 1 oz silver Krugerrand. Additionally,...

Popular Hunting Dog Breed Vizsla Focus of New Coin From Hungary

By Coin & Currency Institute ......   Although the Hungarian Vizsla did not start arriving in the United States until the close of World War II,...

The Coin Analyst: Why Were the 2020 Libertads Delayed So Long?

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   Sometimes studying a modern coin series can involve solving a mystery. One such mystery is exactly why the popular...
A Brief History of Decimalization Day in the UK

A Brief History of Decimalization Day in the UK

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek ..... Seemingly, a 20-second conversation was all it took to undo over 1,000 years of British numismatic tradition. In 1966,...

Canadian Nickel Dollars

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   1968 $1 Voyageur (Regular Strike) PCGS MS67 Canadian Dollars are large, highly collectible coins that have been popular with collectors...
A Brief Primer on the Gold Maple Leaf

A Brief Primer on the Gold Maple Leaf

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Approved in 1978 by an act of the Canadian Parliament, the Royal Canadian Mint issued the world-famous gold Maple...

Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor, Honored on 10 Euro Gold Coin

Marcus Aurelius by the Italian Mint ......   The gold coin from the Numismatic Collection 2020 of the State Mint, issued today by the Ministry of...

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

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ....   Bullion collectors today enjoy a smorgasbord of products from a variety of nations. After the Krugerrand proved...
Royal Mint Unveils Last Collector Coin Featuring Queen Elizabeth II

Royal Mint Unveils Last Collector Coin Featuring Queen Elizabeth II

A collectible 50p coin celebrating “100 Years of Our BBC” has been unveiled by The Royal Mint   The Royal Mint has unveiled the design of...
The 1966 Australian Wavy “2” 20-Cent - PCGS

The 1966 Australian Wavy “2” 20-Cent

By Eric Eigner for PCGS ......   Modern Australian coins have been extremely popular, touching a cohort of new collectors with the collecting bug. While you...

The Case for Collecting Modern World Coins & Currency

Modern World Coins and Currency by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.....   If you’ve followed our writing at CoinWeek over the years, you’re probably...
An Emergency Coin From a Country That No Longer Exists

An Emergency Coin From a Country That No Longer Exists

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   Emergency issues are often prized coins in numismatics. Generally, these coins are made in times of desperation and withdrawn...
A Guide to the Austrian Mint’s 25 Euro Niobium Coin Series

A Guide to the Austrian Mint’s 25 Euro Niobium Coin Series

Niobium Coin Article by Louis Golino and updated August 2021 by CoinWeek .....   The Austrian Mint is one of the world’s oldest mints, with historical roots...

The Coin Analyst: The Best Performing Modern Coins of 2020

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   The fifth annual Coin Analyst review of modern coins that performed best among those issued in 2020 includes...
New Silver Coin Celebrates 40 Years of Iron Maiden's Number of the Beast

New Silver Coin Celebrates 40 Years of Iron Maiden’s Number of the Beast

Iron Maiden (Silver Edition) Cook Islands. 5 Dollars. 2022. Silver .999. 1 oz. Obsidian Black. 38.61 mm. Mintage: 1,982. Special technology: Color. B. H. Mayer’s...
Pyramid Shaped Coin Celebrates Discovery of King Tut's Tomb

Pyramid Shaped Coin Celebrates Discovery of King Tut’s Tomb

Brand New 2022 Pyramid Shaped Coin Centenary of the Discovery of Tutankhamun’s Tomb - The ‘Death Mask’ Low Issue Limit of 2,022 Available...
Perth Mint Issues 2022 Dragon and Tiger 2 Kilo Silver Antiqued High Relief Coin

Perth Mint Issues 2022 Dragon and Tiger 2 Kilo Silver Antiqued High Relief Coin

The Perth Mint is excited to release this spectacular 2-kilo silver coin that celebrates the confident tiger and benevolent dragon. In Chinese culture, it is...

Swiss Mint Issues World’s Smallest Gold Coin Showing Albert Einstein

By The Federal Mint Swissmint ......   The Smallest Gold Coin in the World With determination, patience, and ingenuity, Albert Einstein established his enduring fame in 1905...
Royal Canadian Mint Captures Canada's History and Diverse Culture on Two New Gold Coins

Royal Canadian Mint Captures Canada’s History and Diverse Culture on Two New Gold Coins

Klondike gold discovery commemorated in 5-9s pure gold and Ukrainian art of Pysanka shines on an egg-shaped coin   By the Royal Canadian Mint ......   The Royal...
The Copper Coinage of George III

The Copper Coinage of George III

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Commonly known as the "Mad King" who lost the American colonies, George III was, for most of his reign,...
New 5oz Silver Proof Coin Features Goldclad Lincoln Memorial Penny

New 5oz Silver Proof Coin Features Goldclad Lincoln Memorial Penny

Brand New 2022 5oz Silver Proof Coin Stunning Goldclad® Official Lincoln Penny Inset into the Coin Commemorating the Centenary of the Lincoln Memorial ...
10oz Silver Enhanced Reverse Proof Wedge-Tailed Eagle Coin Issued by Perth Mint

10oz Silver Enhanced Reverse Proof Wedge-Tailed Eagle Coin Issued by Perth Mint

Depicting master engraver John M. Mercanti’s seventh Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle design for The Perth Mint, this exceptionally detailed 10oz ‘Enhanced Reverse Proof’ silver coin...

British Rarities Rank Among the 100 Greatest Modern World Coins

By Dennis Tucker for Whitman Publishing ......   Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) announced in April 2020 that its London affiliate, NGC UK, has certified a 1952...