• 1573 Poland mercenary coin
    Feb 6, 2023, 08:29 AM

    Mercenary money of Livonia sells in Stack’s Bowers auction

    One of the few remaining examples of coins authorized for military payment in a 16th century Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth conflict sold in a recent Stack's Bowers Galleries auction for $57,600.

  • Adelaide Assay Office ingot from circa 1850
    Feb 5, 2023, 11:00 AM

    Adelaide Assay Office gold ingot sells for $540,000

    A gold ingot dating from the 1850s period of Australian gold exploration found its way to a Heritage auction in conjunction with the New York International Numismatic Convention and drew $540,000.

  • Royal Mint Edward Jenner
    Feb 2, 2023, 08:30 AM

    Vaccine developer honored on new £2 from Royal Mint

    Four £2 coins of various metal composition from the Royal Mint are tribute to the contributions to science of Edward Jenner, particularly immunology, on the 200th anniversary of his death.

  • 2024 Germany UEFA commemorative
    Feb 1, 2023, 10:00 AM

    Germany to issue €11 coin in 2024 honoring sports event

    Germany's commemorative coin plan for 2024 will, among many other subjects, celebrate hosting the UEFA European Football Championship 2024 with an unusual denomination tied to the sport.

  • 2023 Tokelau Queen Elizabeth II coronation anniversary
    Jan 31, 2023, 10:23 AM

    Tokelau issues coins for Queen Elizabeth II coronation anniversary

    In honor of the 70th anniversary of the coronation of the late Queen Elizabeth II, Tokelau is issuing a trio of Proof coins in gold and silver encapsulated in a luxury presentation case.

  • Pobjoy Mint elephant dollar for Sierra Leone
    Jan 30, 2023, 10:00 AM

    African animal mask series starts with elephant coin

    The first subject for a 2023 coin in the Pobjoy Mint series of African Animal Masks virenium$1 coins for Sierra Leone is an elephant, with subsequent coins to continue the tribute to wild beasts.

  • 2023 Royal Mint Britannia coins
    Jan 26, 2023, 08:15 AM

    Royal Mint unveils King Charles III 2023 Britannia bullion coins

    The first Britannia bullion coins featuring King Charles III are in stock at the Royal Mint; they keep the same Philip Nathan Britannia, trident in hand, design for the reverse, with several visible security devices.

  • 2023 Proof silver dollar for Canada
    Jan 16, 2023, 09:00 AM

    Canada’s mint uses transitional effigy on first coin of 2023

    The RCM's transitional effigy of Queen Elizabeth II includes the dates 1952 and 2022, for use until a likeness of King Charles III is approved; the Proof 2023 silver dollar is among the first using the design.

  • Roman Diocletian medallion
    Jan 14, 2023, 21:23 PM

    Unique gold 10 aurei of Diocletian tops $2 million in sale

    A gold 10-aurei medallion circa A.D. 294 was an early highlight of a January sale by Classical Numismatic Group with the Diocletian object topping 2 million dollars after the buyer's fee.

  • Error on Niue silver coin
    Jan 14, 2023, 21:23 PM

    Design backwards on reverse of 2022 Niue coin

    APMEX sold a small number of 2022 Lady and the Tramp 1-ounce .999 fine silver $2 coins for Niue having a mirror-image of the intended design on the coin's reverse, the result of an improperly made die.

  • Ancient coins for CNG sale
    Jan 7, 2023, 08:00 AM

    January ancient coin sale to benefit ANS move

    Classical Numismatic Group is conducting an auction ending Jan. 18 of 335 lots of ancient coins and weights donated by noted expert and author David Hendin and ANS Chairman Michael Beall.

  • ans-logo-1- lead
    Jan 6, 2023, 08:00 AM

    ANS working on plans to move

    The American Numismatic Society will likely move in 2028, but that’s still about the only thing that’s official this far out, even after months of rumors suggesting a decision was imminent.

  • Aruba 5-florin 2022
    Jan 1, 2023, 08:40 AM

    Aruba’s 2022 commemorative shows native bird of prey

    The latest coin in a series dedicated to native animals of the island nation of Aruba is the third to feature a bird: the warawara is the subject of the colorized Prooflike 2022 .925 fine silver 5-florin coin.

  • Bath England garden tokens
    Dec 31, 2022, 09:47 AM

    Two Bath pleasure gardens tokens in Noonans auction

    In 18th century England, leisure pursuits included visiting gardens that required payment for access, and examples of metal admission tokens for two different Bath area gardens are offered in a January sale.

  • Napoleon medals book
    Dec 28, 2022, 11:07 AM

    Alexander releases guide on medal issues of Napoleon

    Researcher David T. Alexander is offering a 190-page softcover book well illustrated in color on the topic of medals that capture the rich history of French leader Napoleon Bonaparte.

  • 2022 Croatia tiniest gold coin
    Dec 26, 2022, 12:01 PM

    Croatian Mint sells out of smallest gold coin

    The Croatia Mint took the road of trying to make a big impact in a small way with what could be the world's smallest gold coin devoted to the world's smallest city.

  • BVI Walking Liberty gold coin
    Dec 24, 2022, 08:25 AM

    Pobjoy Mint releases half-gram gold Walking Liberty coin

    Pobjoy Mint has already issued 2022 copper-nickel and silver coins commemorating the U.S. Walking Liberty design, and now adds a Proof half-gram gold version from British Virgin Islands to the series.

  • Latvia Proof silver 5 euro honoring Ukraine
    Dec 21, 2022, 10:27 AM

    Latvia issues coin honoring Ukraine fight for freedom

    Latvia, not directly involved in the war between Ukraine and Russia, supports Ukraine's quest for freedom with a Proof .999 fine silver €5 coin by a Ukrainian artist; part of sales go to charity for Ukraine.

  • 2022 Canada two-dollar circulating commemorative
    Dec 19, 2022, 10:40 AM

    Canada circulates colorful mourning $2 coin for queen

    If this is colorful — a distinctive black outer ring on the RCM's ringed-bimetallic 2022 circulating commemorative $2 coin evokes a black arm-band to mourn the death of Queen Elizabeth II.

  • 2022 Estonia 2 euro
    Dec 13, 2022, 10:21 AM

    Estonia issues circulating commem €2 supporting Ukraine

    Estonia supports the struggle of Ukraine in the war against Russia with a 2022 circulating commemorative €2 coin issued for circulation Nov. 29 (and sold in a coin card priced at €18 since the summer).