A silver medal commemorating the 1801 Battle of Copenhagen and issued by the loser appears in Emporium Hamburg’s auction in Copenhagen April 16 to 18.
An imitation undated gold ryal of Elizabeth I highlighted Schulman B.V.’s auction No. 355 on March 1 in Amsterdam, realizing the equivalent of €62,000.
The Renaissance artist known as Tintoretto will receive his due on a commemorative 2018 €2 coin from San Marino. Jacopo Robusti, known as Tintoretto, was born in Venice in 1518.
"Silver Fortune" is the first in CIT's annual “Ounce of Luck” series be struck in the shape of a four-leaf clover rather than enclose an actual leaf.
NGC’s VarietyPlus resource now covers more than 10,000 varieties after adding world coins to its repertoire.
Horses figure prominently on ancient coinage across the Greek realm and during several centuries. Ute Wartenberg Kagan, ANS executive director, will present a program on the topic at an April 7 symposium.
The Pobjoy Mint’s colorful titanium coin series continues, with a blue 2018 £2 piece issued for the British Antarctic Territory. The reverse design features the small seabird known as a blue petrel.
The Tiananmen Square massacre in China in 1989 sparked a movement toward freedom in the Communist country. A relic of that movement with American ties sold in Spink’s Jan. 14 to 17 auction in New York City.
Residents and visitors to the United Kingdom will soon be able to buy fish and chips and ice cream with 10-penny coins celebrating those treats. The Royal Mint on March 1 revealed a series of circulating 10-penny coins celebrating “the A to Z of Britain.”
Also this week, we continue to explore the vast treasures of the SS Central America.