Austrian Mint Nabs 3 of 10 Coin of the Year Categories

CoinWeek Staff Reports.... The Austrian Mint scored three category victories in Krause Publications' 2015 Coin of the Year Awards. Since 1984, Krause has recognized excellence...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 2 Euro Cent

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 2 Euro Cent (2002-Present) Slightly larger in size and double in "value" than the diminutive 1 cent coin, the 2 euro cent sees...

Krause Coin of the Year Award: Royal Canadian Mint Portrayal of Father and Child...

Ottawa, Ontario, November 18, 2014 — The Royal Canadian Mint is honoured that its 2013-dated $3 Fine Silver Coin - Fishing won the Most...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 1 Euro Cent

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia:   1 Euro Cent (2002-Present) The smallest of the circulating euro coins, the diminutive 1 euro cent has virtually no purchasing power but, much...

Everglades National Park Three-Coin Set To Go On Sale Nov. 18

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2014 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin SetTM - Everglades National Park on Nov. 18 at noon Eastern...

Austria leads in first round of Coin of the Year voting

Three Austrian coins came out on top during the first round of World Coin News' Coin of the Year Award voting by an international...

Paris Mint Transforms into a Chocolate Factory

CoinWeek staff reports... Controversial American artist Paul McCarthy, who was in the news recently after his giant green inflatable “Christmas Tree” sculpture--installed in the heart...

The Royal Mint Receives Four Nominations for Coin of the Year Awards

The Royal Mint has received four nominations for the prestigious Krause Publications Coin of the Year Awards in recognition of the iconic commemorative coins...

The Maria Theresa Taler – A Coin for the Centuries, Part I

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek....   The broad silver coin known everywhere today as the Maria Theresa taler is familiar to many numismatists in the...

The Coin Analyst: Modern World Coin Update for November

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek.... As the end of the year approaches, there are some interesting new coins from various world mints on a wide...
The Royal Mint Releases Winston Churchill Memorial 2-Coin Set

The Royal Mint Releases Winston Churchill Memorial 2-Coin Set

The Royal Mint has issued a two-coin set to mark the 50th anniversary of the death of Winston Churchill, one of history’s great figures....

Royal Canadian Mint Receives Six Nominations in Krause’s 2015 Coin of the Year Contest

The Royal Canadian Mint has made another strong showing with 2013-dated coins nominated in six categories of Krause Publications’ annual Coin of the Year...

The Royal Mint Expands Online Products to Include Fractional Gold Britannia Bullion Coins

Building on the successful launch in September of its new bullion trading website www.royalmintbullion.com, The Royal Mint is to expand its offering to include...

Numismatic Quick Hits: Butte Nugget Sold + Bitcoin News + Denmark Cashes Out

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   It’ll be a busy week for us here at CoinWeek. Charles will be leaving for Baltimore on...

The Austrian Mint’s Die Fledermaus: The Bat and the Ball

On December 3, 2014, the Austrian Mint will issue a 5 euros silver coin celebrating the renowned Johann Strauss operetta celebrating a bat at...
The Royal Canadian Mint: A Decade of Remarkable Innovation

The Royal Canadian Mint: A Decade of Remarkable Innovation

Breaking new ground by launching the world's first colored circulation coin on October 21, 2004, the Royal Canadian Mint has continuously raised the bar...

The Coin Analyst – World Coins Edition: Libertad Proof Sets and Interview with American...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek.... 7-piece Libertad proof sets released Last month, I discussed the extensive delays at the Mexican Mint (Casa de Moneda) with respect to production of...

First Look at Tokyo Raiders and American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal Design Finalists

Coinweek Staff Reports... Tokyo Raiders Congressional Gold Medal Design Finalists On October 14, 2014, the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee will meet in Washington, D.C. to review...

Mexican Numismatic History: The 1811 Real de Catorce 8 Reales, An Insurgent Rather than...

Mexican Numismatic History: The 1811 Real de Catorce 8 Reales... By Carlos Jara - Mexican Coin Company Our company was privileged to recently handle a specimen...

From Victoria to Elizabeth: The Royal Mint’s historic penny collection

Whether a seasoned coin collector or a youngster new to the world of collecting, historic coins hold a certain fascination - what tales do...

The Royal Mint commemorates the 100th anniversary of the birth of Dylan Thomas with...

The Royal Mint is to celebrate the centenary of the birth of writer and poet Dylan Thomas with Alderney coins featuring the literary great...

The Royal Mint’s Wedding Gold and Silver Coin Set – capturing the essence...

“With this ring I thee wed, this gold and silver I thee give: with my body I thee worship: and with all my worldly...
Coins from Tuvalu and the Perth Mint

Tuvalu and the Perth Mint: World Coins From an Island Nation

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   At first glance, it seems strange that a country like Tuvalu issues world-class commemorative and bullion coins....

New Niobium Coin Offered by Austrian Mint at ANA Convention. VIDEO: 2:21

Andrea Lang, Director of Sales & Marketing, Austrian Mint Interviewer: David Lisot for CoinWeek.com ...... The Austrian Mint uses a special proprietary process to create a very...
Alex Reeves, Senior Communications Manager, Royal Canadian Mint

Royal Canadian Mint Showcases Silver Birds of Prey and New 10 Ounce Bar. VIDEO:...

Alex Reeves, Senior Communications Manager, Royal Canadian Mint Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com......... Continuing a tradition of innovation Canada has announced a new four nines fine 10...

U.S. Mint: 2016 Civil Aviation Medal Design Candidates

Michael White from the United States Mint’s Office of Corporate Communications forwarded to CoinWeek the following design candidates for the 2016 Civil Aviation Congressional Medal. The...

U.S. Mint: 2016 Fort Moultrie National Park Coin Design Candidates

Michael White from the United States Mint's Office of Corporate Communications forwarded to CoinWeek the following design candidates for the 2016 Fort Moultrie America the Beautiful...

U.S. Mint Reveals 2016 Harpers Ferry National Park Quarter Coin Design Candidates

Michael White from the United States Mint's Office of Corporate Communications forwarded to CoinWeek the following design candidates for the 2016 Harpers Ferry America the Beautiful...

Austrian Mint Celebrates 25 Years of Philharmonic Bullion Coin Production. VIDEO: 4:04

Andrea Lang, Director of Sales & Marketing, Austrian Mint Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com.......... It was 25 years ago that the Austrian Mint offered the first Philharmonic...

Newest Austrian Mint Wildlife Coin Unveiled: The Wild Boar

The Second Austrian Mint Wildlife in Our Sights Coin design has been revealed... Chubby with a knowing grin, the Wild Boar looks out at you...