Two new coins from the Royal Canadian Mint celebrate Pope John Paul II and his impending canonization.
A 55-millimeter medal celebrates the 1801 Peace of Lunéville, and describes peace as “The Good Fortune of Europe.” Napoleon Bonaparte’s portrait appears.
A gold Nobel Peace Prize medal awarded to Argentinean Carlos Saavedra Lamas in 1936 brought just over $1.16 million at a March 27 auction in Baltimore.
The U.S. Mexican Numismatic Association announced plans for its third convention and educational forum, to be held in Scottsdale, Ariz., from Oct. 16 to 18.
A large collection of gold sovereigns is entering the marketplace through A. H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd., in a May 8 auction.
Some obvious design features, including dragons and Chinese characters, made the author think the piece originated in China. Unfortunately, it was counterfeit.
World medals from throughout history celebrate the beauty and grandeur of zoos and their inhabitants.
Some of the rarest gold coins from Muslim Spain will be sold by Morton & Eden in its April 10 auction, “Important Coins of the Islamic World."