A 1729 gold 5-guinea coin minted from gold supplied to the Royal Mint by the East India Company highlights Dix Noonan Webb’s Dec. 4 and 5 auction.
The Imperial International Exhibition was held in the White District section of Shepherd’s Bush, in west London, in 1909.
Coins that feature lighthouses provide an interesting theme for a collection. This is a wonderful way to learn about specific lighthouses and their history.
Collectors' Clearinghouse column: Israeli coins show variable form of raised rings just inside design rim.
A circa 1853 to 1855 bronze 20-cash coin of the Qing Dynasty realized $49,200 U.S. in a Stephen Album Rare Coins auction recently.
A 2014 Proof .925 fine silver €20 coin from Belgium marks the 25th anniversary of the opening of the Berlin Wall Nov. 9, 1989.
A China Mint artist has designed the commemorative medal for the Macau Numismatic Society's annual coin expo Nov. 27 to 30.
An 1898 Hunan pattern silver dollar from China that reportedly sold for more than $1 million U.S. will be on exhibit during a coin show in Macau.
From victory, comes, hopefully, peace. The United States marked the end of World War I with the Peace dollar, first issued in 1921.
Within months of the Nov. 11, 1918, armistice ending World War I, the Allies reached agreement to adopt a Victory Medal for soldiers.