Spink to Auction Edward VIII Pattern Coin

Spink is delighted to announce the forthcoming sale of an excessively rare Edward VIII Pattern Penny at its London auction house on Tuesday, September...

Royal Mint Marks Birth of Royal Flying Corps with WWI Aviation...

The Royal Mint is to continue its First World War ‘Outbreak to Armistice’ collection with the 2017 Aviation £2 coin, marking the contribution of...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – NGC Certifies Unique Great Britain...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is the only known 1911 Great Britain 5 Pound Die Trial. It was struck on March...

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...

World Coins – Royal Mint Commemorates Engagement of Prince Harry &...

By The Royal Mint ......   On 27 November 2017, His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales and Ms. Meghan Markle announced their engagement, delighting well-wishers...

When My Saint Came Marching in: One Collector’s Pursuit & Tips...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   I recently bought a circulated 1910 Saint-Gaudens $20 double eagle gold coin, and it only took 23 years. Big whoop?...

Royal Mint UK Launches 2019 Gold Sovereign Bullion Coins

The Royal Mint has today announced the launch of the Sovereign 2019 Gold Bullion and the Half-Sovereign 2019 Gold Bullion Coins, in recognition of...

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,...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 6, 2018: Twit on Bitcoin, Fake...

Coinweek News Wire for April 6, 2018 ....   Current Events 1.) Filipinos Not Happy With New Coin Designs Even with this breakdown, it’s obvious that it’s not going to...

CoinWeek News Wire for Feb. 2, 2018

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for February 2, 2018 Brain Food 1.) When paper money was as risky as bitcoin The first paper money notes...

CoinWeek Coin Designer’s Profile: Ian Rank-Broadley

By CoinWeek IQ....   Ian Rank-Broadley's effigy of Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II, was chosen to appear on the coinage of the United Kingdom in...

United Kingdom 2015 Battle of Britain 50p Silver Coin Proof

Description: From the Royal Mint: In the summer of 1940 Britain faced the threat of invasion. It would fall to brave young pilots and their crews...

United Kingdom 2015 Battle of Britain 50p Gold Coin Proof

Description: From the Royal Mint: In the summer of 1940 Britain faced the threat of invasion. It would fall to brave young pilots and their crews...

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...

Krause Announces 2017 Coin of the Year Award Nominees

Australia and Canada have the most nominations in the annual Coin of the Year Award competition By Krause Publications .....   The first round of voting for...

Controversial 50p Brexit Coin Proposal Stirring Up Trouble in the UK

Cartoonists Ben Jennings drew several conceptual takes on the Brexit coin, including one depicting a seated Britannia, the personification of Great Britain historically seen...

Royal Mint Continues to Celebrate 50 Years of the 50p with...

50p coins  from the Royal Mint depicting the anniversaries of the Battle of Britain, D-Day landings, Victoria Cross and Battle of Hastings all...

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,...

World Coin News – Rare Orientation Error on £2 Coins

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   The Royal Mint in the U.K. has over eight centuries of experience under its belt. Yet even the...

The Coin Analyst: 2015’s Most Profitable Modern Coins

When it comes to modern coins, both U.S. and world issues, the goal of purchasing coins that will perform well in the secondary market...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 17, 2017: Fountains of Ruin, Blockchain...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 17, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Boise’s Assay Office played an important role for the whole nation Between 1861 and 1866,...

World Coins – Royal Mint Unleashes Latest Queen’s Beast: The Red...

By The Royal Mint ......   The Royal Mint is to unleash a range of commemorative coins celebrating the Red Dragon of Wales – one of...

Royal Mint Celebrates 200-Year Anniversary of Prince Albert’s Birth With Strike...

The Royal Mint has announced that a special Strike on the Day Sovereign will be struck on August 26 to celebrate the 200th anniversary...

CoinWeek News Wire for January 5, 2018

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for January 5, 2018 Brain Food 1.) How much is a mint worth? In March 1995, the Australian Cabinet's expenditure...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 3, 2017: Bitcoin Bound and the...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 3, 2017:  Brain Food 1.) The Ideal Auction Preston McAfee, Chief Economist at Microsoft, explains the different kinds of auctions,...

New Book Explores World of Leading Bullion Coins

By Metals Focus ......   On October 17, The Perth Mint, The Austrian Mint, The Royal Canadian Mint, The Rand Refinery, The Royal Mint and Metals...

Royal Mint Unveils the Gruffalo 20th Anniversary Commemorative Coin

One of the World’s Best-Loved Monsters to Appear on UK Coins To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of one of the world’s favorite literary monsters, The...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 6, 2017: Australia 5 Cent, Money...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for October 6, 2017: Brain Food 1.) INFOGRAPHIC: 58 Insane Facts About Bitcoin You probably have heard a lot of people...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 8, 2017: Hanging with Beatrix, Busted...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 8, 2017: Brain Food 1.) New Anti-Counterfeiting Technology: Dogs The first counterfeit-sniffing dog, Mike, went into the field in...