The bearded bust of a man in turban dominates the obverse of an 82-millimeter copper silverplate medal of the Paris Mint’s Club Français de la Médaille.
Numismatic Guaranty Corp. will soon offer bilingual (Chinese and English) Early Releases and First Releases labels for Chinese Panda and Lunar Calendar coins.
A previously unknown silver tetradrachm from ancient Iran, only the second known piece, realized a $45,000 hammer price in a recent auction.
Mexico's new 2014 circulating commemorative 20-peso coin marks the centennial of the Taking of Zacatecas.
The Austrian Mint has issued its second .986 fine gold €100 coin from an annual Wildlife in Our Sights series. The 2014 coin shows the wild boar.
The Helvetic Mint, a private company, has issued four-medal sets marking the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, with designs from Swiss surrealist H.R. Giger.
The American Israel Numismatic Association is issuing the first Jewish Lunar medal, connecting a Passover tradition with the 2015 Year of the Goat.
The Royal Canadian Mint is now making 1-gram gold Maple Leaf bullion coins, denominated as 50 cents and sold in packs of 25 coins.
A unique gold aureus coin of Augustus Caesar realized £480,000 ($781,675 U.S.), including the 20 percent buyer’s fee, in Dix Noonan Webb’s Sept. 22 auction.