Beginning in 2015, residents and visitors to the United Kingdom will be able to see where their coins are made when the Royal Mint opens a visitor center.
When Paul Kruger sought to win an election in 1892, he issued coins, which led to a major rarity in South Africa. A rare 1892 Proof set is up for auction.
A rare pond from Thomas Burgers' failed effort to issue coins in South Africa in 1874 highlights a May 14 and 15 Welz auction in Johannesburg.
Explorer Matthew Flinders published the first maps of Australia 200 years ago. A new coin from the Pobjoy Mint commemorates his groundbreaking work.
When Egypt's King Farouk got married in 1938, a series of gold coins celebrated the matrimony. The coins endure, unlike both the marriage and his reign.
This coin is the first true commemorative issue in the history of English coinage. And though its striking art deco design today is a classic, contemporary critics did not regard it well.
The 1928 Auto dollar was among China's early commemorative coins that paved the way for a rich legacy of commemorative issues.
A silver dirham posing a puzzle to scholars of Islamic coins leads Morton & Eden's recent auction.
The Mint of Poland has a "yabba dabba doo" time with a new coin from Niue honoring the cartoon family The Flintstones.
A new coin from Niue celebrates Vincent van Gogh's 1888 painting Sunflowers.