There’s a new silver Angel bullion coin in the market. Gainesville Coins LLC is introducing an exclusive new product, the 2017 Guardian Angel 1-ounce silver bullion coin, struck with legal tender status under the name of the island nation of Niue in the Pacific Ocean.
The sestertius was worth one-fourth of a denarius in the ancient Roman monetary system. The coin was a major part of the system during Roman Imperial times, according to Nomos Ag, which featured a circa 41 to 42 sestertius of Claudius during the firm’s online Obolos auction No. 6, which closed Nov. 20.
One of the most famous and influential names in Australia’s cricket history is now being honored on an Uncirculated copper-nickel 50-cent coin. The Royal Australian Mint on Nov. 24 unveiled a commemorative noncirculating legal tender coin for “voice of cricket” Richie Benaud.
Symbols of Macau and China come together on the annual Macau Numismatic Society medal, released for the society’s annual expo held Nov. 30 to Dec. 4. The Macau Panda medal again is designed by Shanghai Mint designer Yu Min.
The finest known Auto dollar featuring a specific arrangement of grass blades and termed the Three Leaves variety highlights Champion Coin Auctions’ Dec. 3 sale in Macau. The 1928 silver dollar from China’s Kweichow Province was issued to honor Governor Chou His-cheng, who had just completed a motor road through this province.
Fritz Rudolph Künker on Feb. 2 in Berlin will offer the congressional gold medal presented to Brig. Gen. Alexander Macomb for his heroics during the Sept. 11, 1814, Battle of Plattsburgh, also known as the Battle of Lake Champlain.
The outbreak of protests in Tiananmen Square in China in 1989 was felt in the coin hobby when some Chinese coins struck for U.S. sale suddenly became politically undesirable in the United States because of the crackdown. Proof 1989 Dragon and Phoenix coins that had been prepared for release were instead withdrawn and melted, according to Swiss International Coin...
Talk about building a nice nest egg — a new high relief Proof silver coin from the Perth Mint shows the strutters of the barnyard in style. The high relief Proof 2017 Australian Lunar 1-ounce silver coin celebrates the Year of the Rooster in the Chinese Lunar Zodiac calendar.
The 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor falls on Dec. 7, 2016. A new base metal coin from Tristan da Cunha memorializes the “Day that will live in infamy” in American history.
The Thirty Years’ War has been called Europe’s tragedy, but the resulting numismatic relics of three decades of turmoil are fascinating. A 1640 gold 5-ducat coin issued to celebrate the erection of additional fortifications around Munich highlights the Dec. 7 auction of Munich-based coin dealer Numismatik Lanz.