Gender Politics and the Austrian Mint’s 2015 Life Ball Medal feat....

Special Commentary by CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan....   2015 marks the 23rd year of the Life Ball, a fundraising event held each year in Vienna, Austria....

Rule Britannia: The Great London Getaway

APMEX offers the chance to win a trip to London and a VIP tour of the Royal Mint. APMEX, Inc. announced today that they are...

Japan Mint to Issue Gold and Silver Coin Series to Commemorate...

CoinWeek Staff Reports....   The Japan Mint has announced the release of two coins, issued to commemorate the March 2011 earthquake-tsunami that devastated the northeast coast...

The Royal Mint Commemorates 150th Anniversary of Salvation Army with Silver...

The Royal Mint is to issue a special £5 coin honouring 150 years of The Salvation Army - the organisation started in 1865 by...

Royal Mint UK Honors WWI Nurse Edith Cavell on £5 Coin

By The Royal Mint....   As the world continues to remember the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, The Royal Mint has chosen...

Netherlands Issues 200th Anniversary of Waterloo and Dutch Kingdom Coins

The fall of Napoleon's Grand Army commemorated... The Netherlands has commemorated the bicentennial of the Battle of Waterloo with the issue of two collector coins:...

Papua New Guinea Issues New Commemorative Coins, Banknotes

By Bank of Papua New Guinea....   Loi M. Bakani, Governor of the Bank of Papua New Guinea, gives notice of the forthcoming issue into circulation...

Niue: A Numismatic Hotspot

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   Last October I wrote about the coinage of the tiny island nation of Tuvalu. I was curious...

Germany to Issue First Collector Coin with Polymer Ring

By Schuler AG....   Schuler develops equipment to produce five-euro coin from three components for state mints An outer ring and an inner core made of metal...

Malta €2 Commemorative Coin Honors Centennial of First Flight

By Central Bank of Malta....   On 25 May 2015, the Central Bank of Malta will issue a €2 commemorative coin marking the centenary of the...

Royal Mint Releases Precious Metal Editions of Battle of Waterloo 2015...

The Royal Mint is to commemorate one of the most decisive battles in history with precious metal editions of The 200th Anniversary of the...

The Gambia Introduces New Commemorative Banknotes, Coins

The West African nation of The Gambia recently launched new commemorative 20-dalasi (D20.00) polymer banknotes, a new family of paper-based banknotes and commemorative coins...

Royal Canadian Mint Launches 5th Numismatic Catalogue of 2015

Icons of Canadian nature shine with the help of jade inserts and glow-in-the-dark technology The Royal Canadian Mint has just released an extensive catalogue selection...

New Swiss Commemorative Coins: “Hornussen” and “2000 years of Aventicum”

By The Federal Mint Swissmint....   On 7 May 2015, the Federal Mint Swissmint is launching the sale of two new Swiss commemorative coins for collectors...

Perth Mint Coin Marks Birth of HRH Princess Charlotte

With the approval of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, The Perth Mint has released Australia’s official commemorative coins to mark the birth of Her...

Royal Canadian Mint Posts Second-Highest Profit in History

The Royal Canadian Mint achieved near-record profits in 2014, with net income before taxes of $56.1 million, despite lower revenues compared to one year...

Royal Canadian Mint Produces Looney Tunes™ Collector Coins – Video: 2.25.

The Royal Canadian Mint, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, is celebrating the kid in all of us by issuing gold and silver...

Royal Mint Unveils New Coin for Princess Charlotte of Cambridge –...

On Sunday, the Royal Mint in London announced the release of a two-coin commemoration to celebrate the birth of Her Royal Highness, Princess Charlotte...

Captain Jean-Luc Picard, TNG Enterprise on New Star Trek Coins from...

CAPTAIN PICARD AND THE ENTERPRISE EXPLORE THE MILKY WAY Calling all Star Trek fans... Gene Roddenberry’s Star Trek: The Next Generation debuted in 1987, and ran...

The Royal Mint Reveals Design of Official United Kingdom Coin Commemorating...

  The Royal Mint has revealed the design of the only official United Kingdom £5 coin to be struck to commemorate the safe arrival of...

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...

Royal Canadian Mint Commemorates 100th Anniversary of In Flanders Fields with...

One hundred years after Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae penned "In Flanders Fields" on the battlefield of Ypres, Belgium, the Royal Canadian Mint has issued...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 2004: Hellbrun Castle | Schloß Hellbrun

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 10 Euro Silver Coin – Hellbrun Castle | Schloß Hellbrun  (2004) Castles of Austria Series (2002-2004) The Castles of Austria Series ran from 2002...

Perth Mint Honors Patriotic Poem with New Coin Series

The Perth Mint pays homage to Australian poet, Dorothea Mackellar, and her beloved verse, "My Country", with the release of a stunning new collector...

Colorized Circulating ANZAC Coin Proves Popular

By Reserve Bank of New Zealand ....   More than three quarters of the coloured circulating commemorative coins minted to mark the Anzac centenary have been...

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 Australian Mint to Offer Production Pieces at Auction May 26-28

By The Royal Australian Mint....   Unique production pieces from the manufacturing process at the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) will be made available for the...

Designer of Queen’s Fifth Portrait Kicks off Circulating Coin Production

The designer of the fifth definitive coinage portrait of Her Majesty The Queen has kicked off production of the new 2015 circulating coins that...

Royal Mint Commemorates End of WWII with £5 VE Day Platinum...

By The Royal Mint.... The Royal Mint has issued a limited-edition Alderney £5 VE Day Platinum Proof coin to commemorate 70 years since the moment...

Royal Mint and P&O Cruises Commemorate Launch of Two Iconic Britannias

By The Royal Mint....   The Royal Mint and P&O Cruises have commemorated the launch of two iconic ‘Britannias’ in 2015 – a new United Kingdom...