• 2021 Tuvalu silver ancient mythical Chinese coin
    Jul 22, 2021, 10:50 AM

    Ancient Chinese mythical creatures on five-ounce silver $5 coin from Tuvalu

    Four ancient mythical Chinese creatures representing the seasons are showcased on a new Antique Finish Ultra-High Relief 5-ounce .9999 fine $5 silver piedfort coin from Tuvalu issued by the Perth Mint.

  • 1649 Charles I medal
    Jul 21, 2021, 11:12 AM

    Charles II medal issued in honor of his father

    A silver medal of Charles II for his father, 46 years after his father's execution, is in Heritage's ANA auction in Dallas in August. Its legend translates, “Learn virtue from me, good fortune from others."

  • 2021 British Indian Ocean Territory Sea Creatures
    Jul 20, 2021, 10:29 AM

    Pobjoy Mint issues fifth Sea Creatures 50-penny coin

    The latest in the Sea Creatures series of 50-penny coins created by the Pobjoy Mint on behalf of the British Indian Ocean Territory features the yellow longnose butterflyfish.

  • Gold coins from Edward III
    Jul 16, 2021, 08:19 AM

    Black Death era treasure coins located in UK

    Medieval gold coins discovered in the UK from the 14th century reign of Edward III, among the first gold coins he issued, coincided with an era of Black Death pandemics sweeping Europe.

  • Gold aureus of Faustina the Elder
    Jul 13, 2021, 09:00 AM

    Solidus auction includes gold aureus of Faustina the Elder

    Seven coins of Faustina I or her daughter Faustina II offered at auction by the German firm Solidus in its 82nd auction, June 29, were led by a gold aureus of Faustina I, or the Elder.

  • Royal Mint Alice in Wonderland
    Jul 11, 2021, 09:00 AM

    Royal Mint visits Alice’s Wonderland with multiple coins

    The Royal Mint, in collaboration with the Victoria & Albert Museum, will be issuing a number of coins depicting cherished scenes from the popular Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

  • olympic-medals-auction-online-2
    Jul 6, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Olympic medals come to Swiss July auction

    A Swiss coin shop is auctioning medals from past Olympic Games, including participant and commemorative pieces, just days before the start of the delayed 2020 Summer Games in Japan.

  • Prince Philip commemoratives
    Jul 5, 2021, 09:00 AM

    Royal Mint honors Prince Philip on £5 commemoratives

    The Royal Mint is honoring the late Prince Philip with a £5 crown — typically used to mark significant moments, such as coronations and jubilees — with 15 different versions available.

  • White Horse of Hanover Pobjoy
    Jul 3, 2021, 11:00 AM

    White Horse of Hanover featured on Pobjoy issue

    The Queen's Beasts 2021 series of £2 coins for the British Indian Ocean Territories from Pobjoy Mint now offers the fifth beast, the White Horse of Hanover, in ringed bimetallic and silver versions.

  • Perth Mint Wolverine mule
    Jul 2, 2021, 10:13 AM

    Wrong date on Perth Mint mutant mule

    A YouTube content creator reveals that a 1-ounce silver dollar in Perth Mint's Marvel Comics character series for Tuvalu, a 2021 piece depicting the mutant Wolverine, has a wrong date obverse.

  • Swedish coin book
    Jun 28, 2021, 09:14 AM

    American distributor offers book on Swedish numismatics

    A new book exploring all the coins of Sweden is now available from Coin & Currency Institute which is a pocket version of two previously published books covering over a thousand years of coinage.

  • Second century gold stater
    Jun 27, 2021, 11:00 AM

    Sale offers ancient coins featuring animals

    An elegant second century Celtic gold stater from Gaul and a Sicilian silver tetradrachm, both picturing animals, met differing results relative to expected prices in Nomos Ag's June sale in Zurich.

  • 2021 South Georgia £2 coin
    Jun 25, 2021, 15:00 PM

    Pobjoy Mint honors fin whale on titanium coins

    Pobjoy Mint’s colored titanium £2 coins series featuring the wildlife of British Overseas Territories continues with a 2021 issue for South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands showing the fin whale.

  • Royal Mint lights up
    Jun 24, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Royal Mint honors Queen Elizabeth II on 95th birthday

    The longest reigning monarch in the history of England celebrated her 95th birthday and the Royal Mint has paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II with coin designs from her time on the throne.

  • 2021 Proof $5 silver coin from Tokelau
    Jun 23, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Tokelau celebrates Princess Diana with silver, gold coins

    Princess Diana is remembered on what would have been her 60th birthday with a Proof 1-ounce .9999 fine silver $5 coin and a Proof 1-ounce .9999 gold $100 coin issued for Tokelau.

  • British Indian Ocean Territories Sea Creatures
    Jun 21, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Pobjoy Mint’s 50-penny Sea Creatures series continues

    The fourth issue in Pobjoy Mint's 2021 50-penny Sea Creatures series spotlights an interesting tropical fish native to the Indian Ocean, which changes color or even gender as it ages.

  • 1736 Jernegan
    Jun 19, 2021, 13:29 PM

    Dix Noonan Webb offers 18th century Betts medal associated with lottery

    A 1736 silver medal associated with a lottery set up to help pay for creation of a giant silver wine cooler is among lots in a July Dix Noonan Webb auction in London.

  • 2021 Latvia silver 5 euro marriage coin
    Jun 18, 2021, 13:00 PM

    Latvian marriage coin makes decision a positive

    The design of a silver collector coin from Latvia, by a couple as their first foray into coin design, celebrates marriage with the mutual "yes" on both sides, as required for a marriage.

  • Judaea friendship coin
    Jun 16, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Market Analysis: Hands clasped in friendship and alliance

    A bronze Roman Provincial coin struck circa A.D. 43 or 44 at a mint in Judaea under King Agrippa I offers a complex pictorial narrative of a treaty of friendship and alliance between leaders.

  • Australia Vietnam battle 50-cent coin
    Jun 14, 2021, 10:15 AM

    Royal Australian Mint coin honors battle in Vietnam

    A battle in Vietnam, among the last in the conflict to involve Australian soldiers, is the subject of the collector-only issue of an Uncirculated copper-nickel 50-cent coin from the Royal Australian Mint.