• Satircal medal from France
    Apr 12, 2024, 09:00 AM

    French silver franc turned into satirical medal in auction

    The artwork of a satirical artist who altered the design on an French 1869 silver franc to depict Napoleon III in chains was featured in a Classical Numismatic Group sale in April and sold for $72.

  • 2024 euro coin from Germany
    Apr 9, 2024, 15:00 PM

    Germany marks Frankfurt Constitution with circulating €2

    The 175th anniversary of the Frankfurt Constitution is the theme for the second circulating commemorative €2 coin of 2024, being minted at the five Mints of Germany.

  • Nomos Ag 1852 20 drachmai gold
    Apr 8, 2024, 20:00 PM

    Nomos Ag auction offers Holy Grail of Greek coins

    The El Greco Collection of Modern Greek Rarities was offered by Nomos Ag and the lots included an 1852 gold 20-drachma coin, one of three privately held, that sold for over $1 million U.S.

  • Silver ecu coin
    Apr 7, 2024, 08:00 AM

    MDC Monaco holds French auction with focus on silver

    MDC Monaco offers silver ecu coins of Louis XIV and Louis XV in a 1,450-lot online sale May 5, and its blue catalog, a nod to the George Sobin ecu collection's 1977 sale, lists 140 examples not in that collection.

  • all-the-coins-found-online
    Apr 2, 2024, 16:00 PM

    Man turns in coins found 60 years ago

    Two brothers rummaging around as youngsters underneath the church floor in a village in Norway 60 years ago found 14 silver coins likely issued by important kings in Norway in the Middle Ages.

  • Princess Leonor 40 euro silver
    Mar 27, 2024, 10:00 AM

    Spanish Mint notes International Women’s Day with exhibit

    To mark International Women's Day March 8, the Royal Spanish Mint showcased an online exhibit honoring women depicted on coins, from ancients to the current Princess Leonor on Spain's 2023 silver €40 coin.

  • Melbourne silver asteroid themed coin
    Mar 20, 2024, 18:00 PM

    Asteroid impact redirection silver $5 coin available

    Melbourne Coin Company offers a 2024 High Relief Proof 5-ounce .999 fine silver $5 coin for Niue featuring NASA's asteroid-redirection capacity on one side and an asteroid's destructive capacity on the other.

  • 2024 silver Bluebottle coin from Perth Mint
    Mar 19, 2024, 09:00 AM

    Deadly and Dangerous series honors Australia’s Bluebottle

    The only safe way to encounter a Pacific Man O'War is on a coin in Perth Mint's Deadly and Dangerous coin series: the 2024 1-ounce silver $1 for Tuvalu and a Proof 2024 1-ounce gold $100 for Niue.

  • Final Pobjoy Mint issue
    Mar 16, 2024, 12:00 PM

    Final Pobjoy Mint coin issue available from distributors

    A specially privy-marked Proof 1-ounce .999 fine silver $10 coin for the British Virgin Islands, the nearly 60-year-old Pobjoy Mint's final issue before closing in late 2023, is available from distributors.

  • 2024 Krugerands
    Mar 12, 2024, 12:00 PM

    Krugerrands to be final strikes on historic press

    The South African Mint has struck the final issues of quarter-ounce and 1-ounce gold Krugerrands on the Oom Paul press, which dates to 1891 with the coins available from a U.S. distributor.

  • Wildlife Reflections grizzly bear
    Mar 8, 2024, 20:00 PM

    Grizzly launches Canada’s Wildlife Reflections $20 series

    The first coins of a new Wildlife Reflections series that is being offered by the Royal Canadian Mint will be a Proof .9999 fine silver $20 issue honoring the grizzly bear.

  • George Michael Music Legends
    Mar 6, 2024, 10:00 AM

    Royal Mint honors British pop star George Michael

    The popularity of British pop star George Michael became obvious when the Royal Mint's Music Legends series featured the artist on its 2024 release and many of the coins were an instant sellout.

  • British Proof coins
    Mar 5, 2024, 12:30 PM

    Market Analysis: Appeal of English Proof coins

    Stack's Bowers Galleries offered several 19th and 20th century English Proof gold coins that provide great examples of the appeal of Cameo and near Cameo contrast possible with these coins.

  • 1839 Una and the Lion
    Mar 4, 2024, 17:00 PM

    Market Analysis: Una and the Lion

    Stack's Bowers Galleries recently offered a gold 1839 "Una and the Lion" pattern formerly in the collection of Louis E. Eliasberg Sr., and the coin sold for $336,000.

  • 1592 Scotland hat coin
    Mar 3, 2024, 10:00 AM

    Scottish Hat coin leads Davissons auction ending Mar. 20

    One of the most famous coin types in the history of Scotland, representing the first issues of the nation struck in .916 fine gold, will be offered in a Davissons sale ending March 20.

  • 1656 British Proof gold
    Mar 2, 2024, 17:00 PM

    Market Analysis: British Proof gold

    A 1656 Oliver Cromwell gold pattern broad of 20 shillings, graded Proof 63 Cameo by NGC, showcased the anti-monarch leader and improvements in coin production, and sold for $138,000 Jan. 8 at Heritage.

  • James Bond coins
    Mar 2, 2024, 10:00 AM

    Actor Pierce Brosnan appearing on James Bond coins

    The Perth Mint is continuing its coin series for Tuvalu honoring actors who played the part of agent James Bond, with the fourth coin in the series featuring Pierce Brosnan for his '90s roles.

  • 1813 New South Wales dump coin
    Feb 25, 2024, 18:00 PM

    Australian ‘dump’ sold in Noonans auction benefits charity

    An 1813 Australian emergency money issue, a silver 15-pence "dump" coin that was stamped out from the center of a larger coin brought £7,500 in a Noonans charity auction to benefit Oxfam.

  • 2024 gold swiss shooting taler
    Feb 24, 2024, 18:00 PM

    2024 Swiss shooting talers available in gold and silver

    The custom of issuing commemorative shooting medals for annual competitions dates back to the 19th century and a modern firm continues the tradition with gold and silver tokens for 2024.

  • Royal Mint Lifeboat coin
    Feb 14, 2024, 12:30 PM

    Royal Mint honors anniversary of water rescue group

    In honor of the 200th anniversary of the founding of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, the Royal Mint is issuing several sizes of 2024 gold and silver commemorative coins.