Reverse, Austria 2017 New Year: Waltzing in the New Year 2017 5 Euro Silver Coin. Image courtesy Austrian Mint

Austria 2017 Waltzing in the New Year 5 Euro Coin

Description: Like many other people around the world, Austrians give small gifts to their friends and family to wish them good luck in the New...
Obverse, Austria 2017 175th Anniversary Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra 20 Euro Silver Proof Coin. Image courtesy Austrian Mint

Austria 2017 175th Anniversary Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra 20 Euro Silver Proof Coin

Description: On March 28, 1842, a group of music enthusiasts, led by composer Otto Nicolai, poet Nikolaus Lenau, newspaper man August Schmidt, critic Alfred Julius Becker, musical...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 16, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 16, 2016 Current Events 1.) The reasons Saudi Arabia stopped issuing paper riyals "The number of one Riyal banknotes constitutes half...

World Coin News – A Brace of Musical Beauties from the Austrian Mint

The special relationship between the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and the Austrian Mint reaches new heights in 2017 with the issue of a brace of...

Queen Matilda, Platinum Eagle Proof Named Two of CoinWeek’s Best Coin Designs of 2016

By CoinWeek .....   2016 may go down as one of the most captivating years for coin design in recent memory as Mints large and small...
Obverse, Austria 2016 Colorful Creatures: The Bat 3 Euro Glow-in-the-Dark Coin. Image courtesy Austrian Mint

Austria 2016 Colorful Creatures: The Bat 3 Euro Glow-in-the-Dark Coin

Description: Starting in October 2016 and running through July of 2019, every three months the Austrian Mint will release a new coin in its Colorful...
Obverse, Austria 2016 Wildlife in Our Sights: The Fox 100 Euro Gold Coin. image courtesy Austrian Mint

Austria 2016 Wildlife in Our Sights: The Fox 100 Euro Gold Coin

Description: In 2013, the Austrian Mint inaugurated its "Wildlife in Our Sights" series of gold Proof coins. Each coin in the series carries a face...

Krause Announces 2017 Coin of the Year Award Nominees

Australia and Canada have the most nominations in the annual Coin of the Year Award competition By Krause Publications .....   The first round of voting for...

COINS in UHD: The 10 Best CoinWeek Videos of 2016

It's hard to believe that the end is upon us... the end of 2016, that is. With the better part of the calendar year...

Bank of Latvia Issues New Collector Coin “Gold Brooches: The Disc Fibula”

By Bank of Latvia ....   On Thursday, 10 November, Bank of Latvia (Latvijas Banka) is issuing a new 5 euro gold collector coin "Gold Brooches:...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 4, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 4, 2016 Canada 150 1.) Royal Canadian Mint unveils its 2017 Canada 150 circulation coin series The Royal Canadian Mint...

World Mints : Some silver coins you may not have considered but should.

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   The World Mints produce a variety of Silver Coins for collectors and investors. Silver hasn't served as a regular medium of exchange in any...

CoinWeek Videos Surpass 1.5 Million Views

By CoinWeek .... On Thursday, October 6, 2016, CoinWeek.com announced that its award-winning YouTube video channel had exceeded 1.5 million views. CoinWeek launched its video...

Austria 2016 Piece by Piece: Austria 10 Euro Commemorative Coin

Description: The 2016 10 Euro Austria coin completes a 10-piece commemorative series honoring the nine federal Austrian states plus the entire nation of Austria. The...

Austria 2005 50 Years of the Advancement of Television Technology 25 Euro Niobium Coin

Description: 2005 saw the release of the third issue in Austria’s 25-Euro Silver-Niobium bimetallic coin series. The reception of the previous two releases was so...

Austrian Mint to Issue Final Austria Piece by Piece Coin, New €3 “Colorful Creatures”...

Austria Piece by Piece: Austria 10 Euro Commemorative Coin Home are you to great daughters and sons... History, culture and landscape, together with other elements, combine...

When My Saint Came Marching in: One Collector’s Pursuit & Tips on Buying Cheap...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   I recently bought a circulated 1910 Saint-Gaudens $20 double eagle gold coin, and it only took 23 years. Big whoop?...

Austrian Commemorative Coin Profile – The Lindworm of Klagenfurt

The Austrian Mint  fifth silver coin in the series "Tales and Legends in Austria", recounts the legend of the Lindworm of Klagenfurt, which used...

Swiss Gold – Case Study for the Market

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Throughout their history, the Swiss have cultivated a long-standing reputation as an authority in the area of gold--both...

World Coins – Austria 2016 Mozart: The Legend 20 Euro Silver Coin

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: arguably the three most famous words in musical history. “Wolfgang”, “Amadé” and “Mozart” are the names of three silver coins dedicated...

Austria 2012 Piece by Piece: Styria 10 Euro Commemorative Coin

Description: The Austria by Its Children: Piece by Piece 10 Euro commemorative coin series kicked off in early 2012 with the release of the first...

Austria 2012 Piece by Piece: Carinthia 10 Euro Commemorative Coin

Description: Kärnten, known as Carinthia when the name is translated to English, is the southernmost of the nine Austrian states honored among the Austria by...

Austria 2013 Piece by Piece: Lower Austria 10 Euro Commemorative Coin

Description: Located in the northeastern part of the country, Lower Austria (Niederösterreich) is Austria’s largest province and a nexus of agriculture and industry. The Danube...

Austria 2013 Piece by Piece: Vorarlberg 10 Euro Commemorative Coin

Description: Vorarlberg is Austria’s westernmost state and the second smallest in terms of physical size and overall population. The picturesque region has many mountain ranges,...

Austria 2014 Piece by Piece: Salzburg 10 Euro Commemorative Coin

Description: Salzburg is the fourth-largest city in Austria and the capital of the state of the same name. For this reason, the state of Salzburg...

Austria 2014 Piece by Piece: Tyrol 10 Euro Commemorative Coin

Description: Tyrol, honored on this Austrian 2014 10-euro coin, is a state in western Austria known for alpine sports and internationally-recognized resorts. Tyrol’s capital is...
Luxembourg 2016 Castle Clervaux 5 euro silver niobium coin

Latest Silver Niobium Castles of Luxembourg, Gold Cultural History Coins Released

By Central Bank of Luxembourg ....   On Friday, June 3, 2016, Serge Kolb, director of the Central Bank of Luxembourg (BCL), conducted the official presentation...

Austria 2016 Piece by Piece: Upper Austria 10 Euro Commemorative Coin

Description: The Upper Austria (Oberösterreich) 10-euro copper and silver coins are commemorative issues released in 2016 by the Austrian Mint recognizing one of the nation’s...

The Coin Analyst: 2015’s Most Profitable Modern Coins

When it comes to modern coins, both U.S. and world issues, the goal of purchasing coins that will perform well in the secondary market...

Austrian Mint: Last Coin in Austria Piece by Piece Series Avail. June 1

On June 1, the Austrian Mint will issue the final silver coin in the series honoring each of the provinces of the country. This...