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...

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...

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...

The Coin Analyst: From Una and the Lion to the Three Graces – Classic...

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   The February 22 launch and instant sell-out of The Royal Mint’s Three Graces silver and gold coins underscores...
Royal Mint to Turn Phones Into Gold With First Sustainable Precious Metal Technology

Royal Mint to Turn Phones Into Gold With First Sustainable Precious Metal Technology

Pioneering new technology will enable The Royal Mint to recover precious metals from discarded electronic devices such as mobile phones and laptops Provides...

Royal Mint Partners With NGC to Offer Certified Coins

The Royal Mint, the official mint of the United Kingdom, has partnered with Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), the world's largest third-party coin grading service. For...

The Coin Analyst: Coin Designer Chris Costello Documents History and Culture With Numismatic Art

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   Chris Costello is a Boston-based artist, graphic designer, illustrator and typographer, and an award-winning coin designer who is...

US Mint, Royal Mint Collaborate on Mayflower Anniversary Coins, Medals

* * * The United States Mint and The Royal Mint (United Kingdom) have collaborated to create two limited-edition sets marking the 400th anniversary of...
Royal Mint Sends Its Largest Coins Ever to 700-Year-Old Trial of the Pyx

Royal Mint Sends Its Largest Coins Ever to 700-Year-Old Trial of the Pyx

The Queen’s Beasts 10kg gold coin is one of the coins being sent to the Trial of the Pyx, an annual legal process...

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,...
Very Rare NGC-Certified Henry VII Gold Sovereign in Taisei Auction

Very Rare NGC-Certified Henry VII Gold Sovereign in Taisei Auction

An extremely rare Type 2 Henry VII Sovereign hand-struck in gold more than 500 years ago and now certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC)...

Celebrating St. George – Symbolic Saint of England and the Gold Sovereign Coin

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...

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...

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 Commemorates 100 Years of the Unknown Warrior With Remembrance Day Coin

As the original maker of UK coins, The Royal Mint has marked milestone moments in history for over a thousand years. Now it has...

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,...

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 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...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Royal Mint Plaster for Great Britain 1983 One...

Official Royal Mint Plaster for the Great Britain 1983 One Pound Official Adopted Design by Eric Sewell (Former Chief Engraver of the Royal Mint) Approved by Queen...
Royal Mint Unveils Unique Commemorative 50p for Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Royal Mint Unveils Unique Commemorative 50p for Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

The Royal Mint has unveiled the design of a new commemorative 50p to mark Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, which is the...

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...

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...

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

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...
Tudor Beasts Appear on New Royal Mint Coin Series

Tudor Beasts Appear on New Royal Mint Coin Series

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   From 2016 to 2021, the Royal Mint – one of the most respected world mints with a history spanning over...

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...

Royal Mint UK to Host Coin Collector Services Webinar

Webinar Set to Launch the Mint's ‘Collect Week’   To launch ‘Collect Week’, The Royal Mint will host its very first Collector Services webinar, taking place...
New Royal Mint Coins Feature Queen’s Signature - 1st Time on UK Coinage

New Royal Mint Coins Feature Queen’s Signature – 1st Time on UK Coinage

The Royal Mint has revealed a special collection of coins to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s reign Each design in the collection is...

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

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...

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

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?...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – NGC Certifies Unique Great Britain Lead Die Trial

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