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World War 2's impact on coinage was felt around the world. Image: CoinWeek.

How World War II Created Strange and Unusual Coins

By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   World War II affected coins almost everywhere around the world. In the United States, the most dramatic effect that the...
2017 South African Silver Krugerrand Bullion Coin.

South Africa 2017 Silver Krugerrand – A Collector’s Guide

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the introduction of the gold Krugerrand, the South African Mint produced its first-ever 1oz silver Krugerrand. Additionally, a...
An attractive Mint State gold solidus of Roman Emperor Valens. Image: Atlas Numismatics.

Choice Leopold I 5 Ducats Gold Coin Among Highlights at Atlas Numismatics

Out of 409 new coins and medals for your consideration this month, Atlas Numismatics presents five spectacular examples below. We hope that you may...
2023 Royal Mint Definitive Set. Image: CoinWeek / Royal Mint.

Royal Mint Introduces New Circulating Coin Designs

Reflecting King Charles III's famous support of conservation and environmentalism, The Royal Mint recently revealed new designs for circulating UK coins, from the pence...
The Pobjoy Mint will close at the end of 2023.

Pobjoy Mint to Close at End of 2023

By CoinWeek News Staff .... By the end of 2023, the Pobjoy Mint will be closing, and Managing Director Taya Pobjoy will be retiring from...
2023 Canada Maple Leaf coin sourced from a single mine. Image: CoinWeek.

Royal Canadian Mint Introduces Single Mine Gold Maple Leaf Coin

By CoinWeek ...... To demonstrate industry leadership in transparency and refining, the Royal Canadian Mint has sourced its newest gold bullion coin completely from a...
NGC-X Trading Coins.

NGCX Certifies Trading Coin

Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) has announced that NGCX is certifying precious metal legal tender trading coins created by Celebrity Mint. NGCX, of course, certifies...
Seymour Unicorn coin. Image: Royal Mint.

Seymour Unicorn Latest Tudor Beast Coin From The Royal Mint

The fifth entry in The Royal Mint's Royal Tudor Beasts Collection is a coin featuring the Seymour Unicorn. Working together with Historic Royal Palaces, the...
2024 Britannia Silver Coin.

Royal Mint Releases 1st 2024 Britannia Bullion Coins

The Royal Mint of the United Kingdom has launched both the gold and 1oz silver 2024 Britannia bullion coins, both of which feature the...
The Coin Analyst: Collecting Modern Ukrainian Coins

The Coin Analyst: Collecting Modern Ukrainian Coins

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   Until the current Russian Invasion of Ukraine that began on February 24, Ukrainian coins were most widely collected...

Magic of Gold Series Continues With Coin Featuring India

By Austrian Mint ...... The Magic of Gold The Magic of Gold series from the Austrian Mint traces the mysterious nature of gold in the ancient...
2023 Canada Opulence Collection 1250 dollar silver coin.

Royal Canadian Mint Unveils Its Pink Diamond Opulence Collection

The Royal Canadian Mint is adding to its luxurious and exclusive Opulence Collection with new pure platinum coins featuring some of the world’s rarest...
Australian World Heritage Properties 5 Dollar Coin.

Royal Australian Mint World Heritage Sites Honored on New Coin

By Royal Australian Mint ...... Australia’s World Heritage wonders range from prehistoric rainforest wilderness and ancient Aboriginal settlements to unique landscapes and natural attractions, as...
2023 Koala 5 Ounce Gilded Silver Coin. Image: Perth Mint / CoinWeek.

Perth Mint Issues 5oz Silver Proof High Relief Gilded Koala Coin

This 5oz silver Proof high relief gilded coin features what is probably Australia’s most loved marsupial, the koala. Elements of this high relief design...
The rarest circulating coins issued during the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. Image: Royal Mint.

Royal Mint Lists Rarest Elizabeth II Circulating Coins

  * * * The Royal Mint has revealed some of the rarest coins to enter circulation during the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. The list...
The Mexico 1 peso of 1957 through 1967 constitutes the last circulating silver 1 peso coinage from the American nation. Images courtesy PCGS.

The Last Circulating Silver 1 Peso Coins of Mexico

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ...... Mexico has a long history of producing some highly collectible coinage, ranging from the historic pieces of eight to...
2023 Colorized Humpback Whale Silver Proof Coin. Image: Royal Australian Mint / Adobe Stock / CoinWeek.

Royal Australian Mint Issues Humpback Whale Coin

By Royal Australian Mint ...... The Royal Australian Mint has launched its latest coin in the Humpback Whale series, paying tribute to one of the...

The Coin Which Tells a Remarkable Story: Sealand 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin

The Treasury of the Principality of Sealand, the world’s oldest man-made micro-nation and self-proclaimed independent state located in the North Sea have announced that...
J.R. Tolkein Commemorative Bi-Metallic Coin. Image: Royal Mint.

Royal Mint Commemorates JRR Tolkien on New Coin

  The Royal Mint commemorates the life and work of JRR Tolkien with a new £2 collectable coin marking 50 years since his death. The coin...
The Royal Australian Mint's 2023 Twelve Apostles colorized coins. Background Adobe Stock.

Twelve Apostles Join Australian Beauty, Rich and Rare Coin Series

By Royal Australian Mint ...... Of Australia’s many natural attractions – Uluru, the Great Barrier Reef, Kakadu National Park – the Twelve Apostles near Victoria...
2022 Beauty, Rich and Rare - Great Barrier Reef. Image: Royal Australian Mint.

Royal Australian Mint Wins Two Coin of the Year Awards

By Royal Australian Mint ...... The Royal Australian Mint has won two prizes at the international Coin of the Year awards in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania during...
2023 Hungarian Coins commemorating the reign of Andrew I.

King Andrew I Featured on Latest Coin From Hungarian Mint

By Coin & Currency Institute ...... The commemorative coin King Andrew I is the second in the Nation-Building Sovereigns of the Arpad Dynasty series from...

New York Lion Dollar – First Dollar of the Americas

The Lion Dollar By Blanchard & Company ...... History It’s the mid-17th century and the Dutch Colony of New Amsterdam, better known today as New York,...
2022 Canada Ghost Ship 5 Ounce Silver Coin.

Royal Canadian Mint Ghost Ship Coin Wins Most Innovative Award

The Royal Canadian Mint is delighted that its 2022 5 oz. Pure Silver Coin – Canadian Ghost Ship has won the Coin of the...
Indonesia's Magic Money. Image: ANS / Adobe Stock.

Indonesia’s Magic Money

By Jared Goldfarb, ANS Assistant Librarian, for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ...... While walking around the streets of New York City, I find myself constantly...
Royal Mint releases 50p coins celebrating King Charles III’s Coronation into circulation

Charles III Coronation 50p Coins Enter Circulation

The Royal Mint has announced that a special 50p coin marking His Majesty King Charles III’s coronation will start to appear in circulation from...
Australian Coins Commemorate 50 Years of Sydney Opera House

Australian Coins Commemorate 50 Years of Sydney Opera House

By Royal Australian Mint ......   The Royal Australian Mint has released a collection of five commemorative coins to mark the 50th anniversary of Australia’s most...

Atlas Numismatics Offering Superb German, French Coins

Atlas Numismatics is pleased to present 384 new coins and medals this month for your consideration and browsing enjoyment. We hope that you may...
Elsie MacGill One Dollar Coin. Image: Royal Canadian Mint.

Canada Honors Engineer Elsie Macgill With $1 Circulation Coin

The Royal Canadian Mint is issuing a new $1 commemorative circulation coin honoring Elsie MacGill, an exceptional Canadian who broke barriers as an engineer...
The Police Royal Mint Commemorative Coins.

Royal Mint Commemorates Rock Band The Police on New Coins

On Monday, July 24, The Royal Mint, official maker of UK coins, unveiled a set of commemorative coins celebrating music pioneers The Police. Coinciding...