Modern World Coins – Three New Swiss Commemoratives

By The Federal Mint Swissmint ......   The Federal Mint Swissmint recently launched three new commemorative coins for collectors. The first coin celebrates the 100th anniversary...

Welcome Stranger: Celebrate One of the Largest Gold Nuggets Ever Found...

In 2019, APMEX, one of the nation’s largest Precious Metals e-retailers, is helping The Perth Mint celebrate the 150th anniversary of the discovery of...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 5 Euro Cent

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 5 Euro Cent (2002-Present) The largest of the copper-plated steel small denomination euro coins, the 5 euro cent is the rough equivalent of...

The Coin Analyst: Mexican Silver and Gold Libertads – 2015 Overview...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   Mexico’s sovereign bullion coin made of gold or silver is known as the Libertad, which means "freedom" in Spanish. The...

United States Mint Announces Historic Collaboration With Royal Australian Mint

The United States Mint has announced a collaborative project with the Royal Australian Mint. The two Mints will produce a commemorative coin set in...

2012 Australian One Ton Gold Kangaroo Named Largest, Most Valuable Coin...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   The Guinness Book of World Records has confirmed that the largest coin in the world is the unique 2012...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 2 Euro Coin – Bertha von...

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 2 Euro Coin - Bertha von Suttner Type (2002-2004, 2006, 2008, 2010-Present) The 2-euro coin is a bimetallic coin composed of a nickel-brass center with a...

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....

Is the Krugerrand Still the Most Famous Bullion Coin of All?

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ....   Over on my blog, I've been writing about bullion. I've been trying to provide customers with a...

Collecting Strategies: The Financially Painless Way To Collect Gold Coins

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   The appeal of gold is universal, and it has nothing to do with the state of one's finances. A desire to own...

Celebrating St. George – Symbolic Saint of England and the Gold...

St. George’s Day – 23 April 2015 The dramatic depiction of St. George conquering the dragon is an image that has long been associated with...

Royal Canadian Mint Marks 50 Years of Progress for LGBTQ2 Canadians...

While Canadians' are known for their strongly held values of diversity, inclusion, and equality, for many years, LGBTQ2 Canadians were not treated equally. Now,...

The French in Vietnam – Rare 1946 French Indochinese Piastre Pattern...

French Indochinese piastre By CoinWeek ....   Compared to Portugal and Spain, France was late colonizing Asia and the Far East. Its involvement in Southeast Asian affairs...

David T. Alexander: Ships on World Coins!

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek .....   With their natural grace and implied motion, Ships are among the most beautiful elements in the coin designs...

Silent Night and Creatures That Aren’t So Silent at Night: Two...

  All is calm, all is bright… Recorded by everyone from Elvis Presley to the Vienna Boys’ Choir, one of the most popular and enduring song...

The Coin Analyst: 2014 Libertad Coin Mintages Revealed; Ghana Lunar Skulls...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek... Libertad gold and silver coins from the oldest mint in North America, the Casa de Moneda in Mexico, have always...

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2019 Dragon 1oz Gold &...

The Perth Mint is excited to release 1oz gold and silver bullion coins featuring a Chinese dragon in a unique rectangular format. In Chinese culture,...

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Tuvalu 2019 Barbie 60th Anniversary 2oz...

This beautiful vintage-inspired rose gold coin, featuring a stunning Argyle pink diamond, is the second release in an exclusive series celebrating 60 years since...

Lux Coin Unveils the World’s First Whisky Coin

Lux Coin has released an exclusive Whisky Coin — the world’s first legal tender coin to contain the oldest vintage whisky Old Vatted Glenlivet...

Anti-Counterfeiting: New Techs Fight Fake Coins

By Steven Cochran for Gainesville Coins ......   As The Royal Mint begins production of a new 12-sided £1 coin made with their recently-patented anti-counterfeiting measures,...

50oz Silver Coin with Gold Inset Commemorates First Man on the...

Stunning 50 oz Coin with 1/10 oz Gold Insert   Pobjoy Mint are delighted to announce the release of an amazing new coin that commemorates the...

Silver Proof Coin From CIT Celebrates Symbol of Hope to All...

Anchor - Fair Winds Cook Islands. 10 Dollars. 2019. Silver .999. 2 oz. 38.61 mm. Black Proof. Mintage: 999 pcs. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The...

The Last Coins of the Holy Roman Empire

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek....   The last of things have a poignancy all their own, from the passing of the last Civil War veteran...

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2019 Wedge-Tailed Eagle 1oz Silver...

Getting its name from the bird's long, distinctively shaped tail, the wedge-tailed eagle is Australia’s largest bird of prey and one of the biggest...

New Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Titanium Coin From NASA Tracking Station...

New versions of the 50th Anniversary of the First Man on the Moon coin from Ascension Island released   Pobjoy Mint are delighted to announce the...

The Maria Teresa Taler – A Coin for the Centuries, Part...

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek....   *** Editor's Note: Be sure to check out David Alexander's  first installment of this excellent two-part history of Austria's Maria Teresa Taler by...

The Krause Publications 2018 Coin of the Year Award Ceremony –...

 Every year at the World Money Fair in Berlin, Krause Publications (Standard Catalog of World Coins, Numismatic News) presents its Coin of the Year...

Royal Mint Celebrates Christmas 2017 with Special £5 Coin & Gold...

The Royal Mint has launched three special coins for Christmas 2017, in celebration of Yuletide traditions. The Christmas Tree 2017 UK £5 Brilliant Uncirculated Coin,...

Royal Australian Mint Domed Coin of Moon in The Earth and...

The Royal Australian Mint has issued a domed coin as the second release in its three-coin The Earth and Beyond series, which showcases our extraordinary planet and...

Win 150 oz Silver with New Queen’s Beasts Bullion Coin from...

Queen's Beasts Red Dragon of Wales Sweepstakes from APMEX APMEX, Inc. is excited to introduce the latest in The Royal Mint’s highly popular precious metal bullion...