• Royal Australian Mint 2021 bullion coins
    May 4, 2021, 08:00 AM

    Royal Australian Mint issues new bullion coins

    Two different bullion coin sets from the Royal Australian Mint will have new issues, as the Beneath the Southern Skies series and the popular dolphin series get 2021 additions.

  • 1859 gold sovereign
    May 2, 2021, 10:00 AM

    1859 gold sovereign reflects chemistry improvement

    In the mid-19th century, the Royal Mint faced a dilemma with gold that was too brittle to be used for coinage, but an enterprising scientist named George Frederick Ansell came to the rescue.

  • Brick of tea as money
    May 2, 2021, 08:00 AM

    Tea bricks used as money offered in Album sale

    The many uses for tea include eating it, drinking for pleasure or medicinal purposes, and in several Asian cultures, dried tea pressed into blocks called "bricks" was also used as money.

  • British Indian Ocean Territory 50-penny silver
    Apr 30, 2021, 08:00 AM

    Pobjoy issues 50-penny Trooping the Colour coin honor

    For Queen Elizabeth II’s 95th birthday, the Pobjoy Mint issued a British Indian Ocean Territory 50-penny coin featuring her on horseback at an earlier birthday's Trooping the Colour ceremony.

  • Elton John with medallion
    Apr 29, 2021, 12:26 PM

    Royal Mint makes Elton John medal for charity auction

    The Elton John UK Charitable Foundation is the beneficiary of an April 21 through May 6 online fundraising auction of a unique medallion created by the Royal Mint for the occasion.

  • Niue Queen Elizbeth 95th birthday silver dollar
    Apr 22, 2021, 15:00 PM

    Niue silver dollar for Elizabeth II celebrates her 95th birthday

    In honor of the Queen Elizabeth II's April birthday, Niue presents a Proof 1-ounce silver dollar commemorating the longest reigning queen in the history of the world.

  • Mint of Finland making Mozambique coins
    Apr 22, 2021, 12:00 PM

    Mint of Finland secures contract for Mozambique coinage

    The Mint of Finland has secured a three-year contract from the Bank of Mozambique to mint and supply circulation coins for Mozambique in five denominations from 2021 through 2023.

  • 1916 China silver dollar
    Apr 22, 2021, 09:30 AM

    Chinese rarity hits auction block in May Macau sale

    In one of the hottest markets in the global numismatic space, a rare 1916 Flying Dragon silver dollar from China's 82-day Yuan Shi Kai administration is offered in May at a Macau auction by Champion.

  • 1839 Una and the lion and 1937 pattern
    Apr 21, 2021, 09:15 AM

    World gold coins soar at Paramount Collection auction

    More than 2,000 bidders from 28 different countries vied for a chance at the top quality world gold coins of The Paramount Collection in the March Heritage auction offering of 729 coins.

  • Countermarked naval coin
    Apr 19, 2021, 11:00 AM

    Countermarked Spanish colonial coin turned art sold

    A Peruvian silver 8-real coin with an 1830s Philippines revaluation mark hosts circa 1900 folk art commemorating the wreck of the USS Yosemite and realized $1,320 in a Stack's Bowers Galleries auction.

  • 2021 Lithuania nature coin
    Apr 18, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Lithuania issues nature €2 coin

    Lithuania’s next 2021 circulating commemorative €2 coin focuses on the country's largest wetland, Žuvintas Biosphere Reserve, with release of the 500,000-coin mintage planned for May.

  • David Jacobson wins Shekel Prize
    Apr 17, 2021, 16:00 PM

    Jacobson selected as winner of AINA’s 2021 Shekel Prize

    The award for the American Israel Numismatic Association's Shekel Prize for 2021 has been given to David Jacobson for his work on Agrippa II, the last of the Herodian kings.

  • 2021 two-euro circulating commemorative for Finland
    Apr 17, 2021, 11:30 AM

    Finland plans commemorative coin for journalism

    Finland is celebrating its freedoms, giving a nod to the role of journalism and effective communication, with a 2021 circulating commemorative €2 coin to be issued in a mintage of 800,000.

  • Ancient bronze coin
    Apr 16, 2021, 17:00 PM

    ACCG offers guidance for importing ancient coins

    Collectors seeking to legally add ancient coins to their collections are invited to read updated information at the Ancient Coin Collectors Guild website regarding import restrictions.

  • 1885 French Tonkin Campaign medal
    Apr 15, 2021, 13:11 PM

    French colonial military award medal in Heritage Hong Kong auction

    An 1880s medal awarded to French combatants in the Tonkin Campaign will be one of the highlighted elements of the upcoming Heritage Auctions April 4 Hong Kong sale.

  • Canada Coming of Age second issue
    Apr 12, 2021, 08:14 AM

    Canada comes of age on 5-ounce silver $50 coin

    The second issue in a three-coin series celebrating the coming of age of the Canadian Confederation is now available with the five-ounce coin honoring unification by water transportation.

  • Copper nickel RRS Discovery coin
    Apr 12, 2021, 08:14 AM

    Pobjoy ship series sets sail again with new 50-penny coin

    The research vessel RRS Discovery is featured on the latest offering in a series honoring sailing vessels as Pobjoy Mint produces the coins for South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands.

  • Poland constitution centennial 10-zloty coin
    Apr 12, 2021, 08:13 AM

    Poland issues silver coin celebrating centennial of 1921 constitution

    The centennial of the March Constitution is honored by the National Bank of Poland's Proof 2021 .925 fine silver 10-zloty coin, featuring the state eagle emblem and portions of the Constitution.

  • Two designs for 2021 Royal Mint Britannia coins
    Apr 2, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Britannia gets new looks in 2021 series from Royal Mint

    Two different designs within the same year will be issued for the first time in the Royal Mint's precious metals Britannia program, celebrating Britain’s spirit of innovation and honoring its diversity.

  • 2 euro coin honoring Old Toledo
    Apr 1, 2021, 08:00 AM

    Spain issues circulating commemorative for Old Toledo

    Spain continues its annual circulating commemorative €2 coin series honoring its UNESCO World Heritage List sites with a coin depicting the Old Town of Toledo, the capital of the Visigothic empire.