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A $2.50 pioneer gold coin tops sale of Allan...
by Steve Roach This is the finest known Kagin-8 G. Beaded Border variety, and the commentary defends that claim. The lot description concludes, “Whether you appreciate this beauty at arm’s length or under low magnification, you will come away knowing that you have just seen something special, something that is liable to make all others of its kind seem blemished or diminished in...
Where to find the new 12-sided £1 coin now that it...
by Joe O'Donnell In several weeks, new 12-sided £1 coins will likely start showing up regularly in normal circulation, but if you want to get your hands on Uncirculated examples more quickly, you might want to get to one of the banks listed as a source in The Sun newspaper in London.
Thieves steal $4 million gold coin from German museum
by Jeff Starck Criminals have stolen one of the largest gold coins in the world from a museum in Germany. Thieves reportedly only stole one coin overnight from the Bode Museum in Germany’s capital, but it is a whopper. The $1 million gold coin from Canada contains 100 kilograms of .99999 fine gold and is one of six made in 2007 by the Royal Canadian Mint.
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Some ancient Greek gods forgotten except for...
by Jeff Starck Ancient Greek mythology is rife with stories of gods and goddesses, many familiar today. But hundreds of lesser known deities in Greek mythology aren’t as widely chronicled, and their names may even be unknown to us today. One way we know about these characters is from their appearance on coins.