The Royal Mint Commemorates Artist of First Queen’s Portrait as Date for the Fifth...

The Royal Mint has revealed when the eagerly awaited fifth coinage portrait of Her Majesty The Queen will be unveiled to the world. The news...

New Swiss Commemorative Coins Released Jan. 22, 2015

By The Federal Mint Swissmint....   On 22 January 2015, the Federal Mint Swissmint launched three new commemorative coins for coin enthusiasts and collectors. A bimetallic...

CCAC Releases 2015 High Relief Gold and Silver Design Candidates

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek News Staff ....   The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) has released candidate designs for the 2015 High Relief 24 Karat...

CCAC Releases Jack Nicklaus Congressional Gold Medal Design Candidates

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) has released candidate designs for the 2015 High Relief 24 Karat Gold Coin...

Austrian Mint Releases 2015 Silver Niobium Coin, “Cosmology”

By CoinWeek News Staff....   Every year since 2003, the Austrian Mint (Münze Österreich AG) has released a new bimetallic, silver-niobium collector’s coin honoring science, engineering...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 20 Euro Cent

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 20 Euro Cent (2002-Present) The 20 euro cent coin is the second of three "nordic gold" coins in the euro series ("nordic gold" is...
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Royal Mint celebrates ‘Greatest Briton of all time’ Sir Winston Churchill on new £20...

By The Royal Mint....   The Royal Mint has unveiled the theme of its third United Kingdom £20 for £20 coin as the great British statesman...
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Thai Mint Set to Become Minting Hub in Southeast Asia

Strategic partnership between the world’s leading export mint and the Treasury Department of Thailand to cover a number of mutually beneficial projects. By The Royal...

ANZAC Centenary Commemorative 1st Coin of 2015 for Royal Australian Mint

On Thursday, January 1, the Royal Australian Mint in the capital city of Canberra introduced the first Australian coin of 2015, with the unveiling...
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The Coin Analyst: Modern World Coin Highlights of 2014

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek.... So many countries are issuing so many numismatic coins today that collectors in this field need to be more selective...
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Royal Mint Unveils Limited Edition £100 Silver Coin

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The Royal Mint has an end-of-the-year surprise for you. On December 27, the venerable institution unveiled a new, limited-edition £100...

Two New Coins to be released by Coin Invest Trust in 2015

Butterflies in 3D 2015 – Graphium Policenes Good news for butterfly fans: the three-dimensional butterfly from Coin Invest Trust is so true-to-life that it could...

ModernCoinMart Releases second Florida Natives Series Coin struck by the Perth Mint

ModernCoinMart (MCM) will be releasing the second coin in their exclusive series, Florida Natives, at the Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Convention on January 8,...

World War II Members of the Civil Air Patrol Receive Congressional Gold Medal

A Congressional Gold Medal was awarded collectively today to the World War II members of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) during a ceremony in...

United States Mint to Release New Coin Collecting Set December 16

Sales will open for the new Coin Discovery Set - An Introduction to Coin Collecting (product code YC1) on Dec. 16 at noon Eastern...

The Royal Mint Unveils 2015 Sovereign UK Gold Coin

CoinWeek Staff Reports... The Royal Mint has unveiled the 2015 Sovereign UK Gold Bullion Coin. The popular 22 carat gold coin features Ian Rank-Broadley’s effigy of...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 10 Euro Cent

10 Euro Cent (2002-Present) The 10 euro cent coin is the first of three "nordic gold" coins in the euro series. The coin is slightly smaller...

Lord Mayor of London Strikes Royal Mint Sovereign on First Official Visit to India

The Lord Mayor of the City of London has struck a special commemorative gold Sovereign during a visit to The Royal Mint’s operations in...

The Coin Analyst: 2014 Libertad Coin Mintages Revealed; Ghana Lunar Skulls Take-Off

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...

Singapore Mint Debuts Wave-Shaped 4 Coin Silver Proof Set

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Earlier today, the Singapore Mint debuted a new four coin silver proof set featuring regional marine life. Each coin...

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

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...

Celestial: The Austrian Mint’s 2015 Niobium Coin Takes a Look at the Stars

This year’s highly anticipated bimetallic niobium and silver from the Austrian Mint features “Cosmology” and will be issued today. It fittingly illuminates the new...

United States Mint Launches 25th America the Beautiful Quarters® Program Coin

The United States Mint joined National Park Service officials today to launch the Everglades National Park quarter, the 25th coin in the bureau's America...

The Coin Analyst: 2014 Native American Coin and Currency Set Becomes Surprise Hit

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek...   Important Update:  The U.S. Mint has resumed accepting orders for the 2014 Native American coin and currency set. They are listed...

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...

Perth Mint Unveils Two-Coin 2015 Year of the Goat Silver Coin Set

Celebrating the Year of the Goat and the ideal of good fortune, this stunning 1oz silver proof two-coin set is released to encourage wealth...

The Royal Mint releases the 2015 Britannia One Ounce Silver Coin

An iconic figure and a modern coin tradition – the annual release of The Royal Mint’s Silver BU Britannia for 2015... The Royal Mint has...

Royal Canadian Mint: Demand for Bullion Coins Declined in Third Quarter

CoinWeek Staff Reports… On Wednesday, the Royal Canadian Mint released its earnings statement for the third quarter of 2014. The Ottawa-based Mint reported persistent demand...

Mint Reduces Product Limit for 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar Silver Coin Collection to 225,000

The United States Mint announced today the revised product limit for the 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar Silver Coin Collection will be 225,000. The United States...

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...