• 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.

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    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).

  • 2023 Swiss shooting talers
    Dec 12, 2022, 10:14 AM

    2023 Swiss shooting talers on pre-order with lower mintages

    Pre-ordering is open for the 2023 Swiss shooting taler medals in silver and gold versions for the event to be held in Obwalden. Both versions have lower mintages than the 2022 issues.

  • 2022 King Charles 50p
    Dec 9, 2022, 08:40 AM

    King Charles III 50p begins circulating in the UK

    The first coinage to circulate bearing the likeness of King Charles III is a 50-penny coin commemorating the life and legacy of Queen Elizabeth II on the reverse, first available in change at UK post offices.

  • Celtic gold coins stolen from German museum
    Dec 7, 2022, 08:49 AM

    Over 400 Celtic gold coins stolen from German museum

    Thieves who broke into a German museum in an overnight heist discovered Nov. 23 escaped with a hoard of 483 Celtic gold coins and other artifacts and remain at large.

  • 20 franc Mani Matter Switzerland
    Dec 6, 2022, 10:32 AM

    Switzerland switches to pure silver in commemorative coins

    Swissmint is rebranding and changing to .9999 fine silver for its commemorative coins, starting with a 2022 20-franc coin remembering singer-songwriter-lawyer “Mani” Matter.

  • Germany silver 25-euro
    Nov 30, 2022, 09:00 AM

    Moravian star on Germany’s Christmas silver €25 commemorative

    A 2022 .999 fine silver €25 coin from Germany captures the seasonal spirit with the depiction of the Moravian star, a popular Christmas symbol in German-speaking lands.

  • 2023 German 2-euro coins
    Nov 28, 2022, 13:00 PM

    Germany plans €2 coins honoring Charlemagne, Hamburg for 2023

    Germany unveiled designs for its two planned circulating commemorating €2 coins for 2023, with one honoring Charlemagne and the other starting a second series honoring the German states.