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...

The Coin Analyst Talks to Chiara Principe, Italian Medallic Artist and Sculptor

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Italian artist Chiara Principe has been designing and sculpting coins and medals for over a decade and has extensive...

Gold, Silver Coins Commemorate Italian Renaissance Artist Raffaello Sanzio

Raffaello Sanzio by the Italian Mint ......   The State Mint of Italy has produced two coins, one in silver and one in gold, to celebrate...

Two New Silver Coins From the Italian Mint Celebrate Renaissance Art and Modern History

By the Italian Mint ......   The State Mint of Italy has produced two coins: one to celebrate the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore in...

The Beauty and Art of the Duomo in Milan Celebrated on New Italian Coin

By the Italian Mint ......   On October 2, the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance issued a new silver commemorative coin--made by the State Mint--dedicated...
Italy 2019 5 Euro bimetallic Carabinieri anniversary commemorative coin. Image courtesy Italian Mint

Italian Mint Commemorates Carabinieri, Alpine Corps With New 5 Euro Commemoratives

Carabinieri 5 Euro Commem by the Italian Mint ......   The State Mint of Italy is issuing two coins to celebrate the Carabinieri and the Alpini....

Italian Mint Dedicates Commemorative Coin to Iconic Vespa Scooter

Made with three colors, green, white and red, to resemble the Italian flag   By the Italian Mint ......   The State Mint has created a new 5...

Italy Issues Second Collector Coin of 2019 Numismatic Program

By the Italian Mint ......   On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the foundation of the State General Accounting Office, the Ministry of Economy...
The Coin Analyst: The Euro and Its Impact on Numismatics 20 Years on

The Coin Analyst: The Euro’s Impact on Numismatics After 20 Years

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   On January 4, 1999, 11 members of the European Union began using a common currency known as the euro....

Italian Mint Dedicates 1st Coin of 2019 to Leonardo da Vinci

By the Italian Mint ......   On the occasion of the 500th Anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, the Ministry of Economy and Finance...

Italian Mint Issues 5-Euro Coin to Mark 50th Anniversary of Police Association

By the Italian Mint …… Established in 1968, the Associazione Nazionale Polizia di Stato or ANPS (National Association of the State Police) is committed to high ethical...

Art of Italy Celebrated on Latest Gold, Silver Coins From Italian Mint

The Cathedral Basilica of Trani and the works of artist Artemisia Gentileschi are the stars of new coins from the Italian Mint By the Italian...

World Coin News – Silver Commemorative Celebrates 900th Anniv. Consecration of the Cathedral of...

Coin Commemorates the Home of the Famous Leaning Tower of Pisa By the Italian Mint ......   On May 4, a silver coin with a face value...

Italy Commemorates Ministry of Health on 2018 Bimetallic 2 Euro Coin

By the Italian Mint ......   The Italian State Mint has issued a bimetallic 2 euro coin to commemorate 60 years of the Italian Ministry of...

Italian Mint Issues Next €10 Europa Star Coin, Roman Emperor Commemorative Silver Coins

By the Italian Mint ......   On February 22 the Italian Mint issued two more coins from the mint's Numismatica 2018 collection were issued to celebrate two important...

World Coin News – Italian Mint Celebrates 60th Anniversary of the Fiat 500

By the Italian Mint ......   Fiat 500 enthusiasts can now purchase a limited-edition silver coin that has been specially minted to mark the iconic model’s...

Sassi of Matera 10 Euro Silver Commemorative Coin Latest in Italy Arts Series

By the Italian Mint ......   The Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato S.p.A., according to the Decree of the Ministry of Economy and Finance no....

World Coins: 5 Euro Silver Proof Coin Commemorates City of Trento in Italy of...

By the Italian Mint ...... Trento is a city where architecture and art, history and nature perfectly blend together, the Buonconsiglio Castle being its greatest...

Italy Celebrates Francesco De Sanctis on 5 Euro Silver Coin

By the Italian Mint ......   A philosopher, writer and politician, Francesco De Sanctis is deemed one of the greatest historians of 19th-century Italian literature as...

Italian Mint Celebrates Cinema Star Totò on New 5 Euro Bimetallic Coin

By the Italian Mint ......   Totò, stage name of Antonio de Curtis, is among the most famous Italian actors of the 20th century. Totò masterly...
St. Mark's Basilica

New 2 Euro Bimetallic Coin Commemorates St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice

Celebrating the 400th Anniversary of the completion of  St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice By Instituto Poligrafico & Zecca Dello Stato (IPZS) ......   The most famous and...

World Coins – New Euro National Sides, 5 Euro Coin for San Marino in...

By Azienda Autonoma di Stato Filatelica e Numismatica ......   New San Marino National Sides In 2017, San Marino will change the national sides of the coins...

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...

CoinWeek Unboxing: Two Silver Medals from the FAO – 4K Video

In this CoinWeek Unboxing video, editor Charles Morgan shares two new acquisitions to his collection of F.A.O. coins and medals: two silver medals struck...

Italy Offers 2014 Mint Set with Donato Bramante Silver € 5 Coin

CoinWeek Staff Reports...   The Italian State Mint has just released a limited-edition 2014 euro collector set, featuring a commemorative Silver 5 euro coin honoring the 500th...

200th Anniversary of the Carabinieri Celebrated with New 2 Euro Coin

The Italian Mint has announced the release of a 2 euro coin celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the Carabinieri. The coin was revealed on...

The Coin Analyst: 2014 Fortuna Redux and Other Notable World Coin Releases

By Louis Golino, special for CoinWeek .....   Fortuna Redux Revisited Last year perhaps the most unusual and innovative world coin ever issued was made by the Mint of Poland...

The Coin Analyst: 2011 World Coins of the Year

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   This article discusses world coins from 2011 that I believe are the best of the year either because they are...