Royal Mint Month Sweepstakes Monster Box of 2020 Silver Britannia Coins

The Royal Mint Month Sweepstakes To celebrate the long history of The Royal Mint, APMEX is giving one lucky winner a 500-coin Monster Box of 2020...

NGC Certifies Unique 1952 Great Britain Penny

In Great Britain, the year 1952 saw a change of monarch, the first home-use microwave oven and the Great Smog of London, but nothing...

From the Book Stacks: 100 Greatest Modern World Coins

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek .....   100 Greatest Modern World Coins By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker; Foreword by Donald Scarinci.   Whitman Publishing LLC, 160 pages,...

Golden Giveaways Mark Five Years of The Royal Mint Precious Metals...

The Royal Mint Precious Metals Platform by Nicola Howell, Director of Precious Metals at The Royal Mint commented: “We are delighted to celebrate five years...

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...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Great Britain Guinea/Sovereign Pattern...

Recently Surfaced After 200 Years   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ...... W&R-182 Copper NGC MS62BN Although this unique pattern Guinea/Sovereign is listed in the...

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...

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...

NGC Certifies Extremely Rare 1819 British Sovereign for Royal Mint

The Royal Mint of the United Kingdom entrusted Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) to certify an example of one of the greatest rarities of British...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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?...

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...

World Coin Counterfeit Detection – 1928 South African Gold Sovereign

Counterfeit 1928 South Africa Gold Sovereign By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   A group of four 1928 South African Sovereigns was recently submitted to NGC all...

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...

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...

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...

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...

A Brief History of the Royal Mint: Pre-Decimal Coinage

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   Click here for Part 1 Last time I gave a brief history of The Royal Mint in London,...

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,...

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,...

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...

APMEX: Royal Mint Releases Final Landmarks of Britain Silver Coin

APMEX, Inc., a leading online Precious Metals retailer based in Oklahoma City, is excited to introduce the fourth release in The Royal Mint’s Landmarks...