A convict's love token from Australia, made from a 1797 British Cartwheel penny, sold for $596 Australian ($560 U.S.) in a July 29 auction.
Superman is making his return to Canadian coins. Four new coins are set to be unveiled Aug. 29, and begin shipping to collectors on Sept. 2.
A hoard of bronze coins found during road construction has rewritten history, helping to identify a previously unknown settlement.
The Straits Settlements, on the Malay peninsula of Asia, was formed in 1826 and ruled by Britain’s East India Company.
The Mint of Finland has issued the third ringed bimetallic €5 coin in the Provincial Animals series, which celebrates Åland and shows the white-tailed eagle.
Recalled by more coins and medals than any other African, Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger of South Africa, was a hero of the Boer War.
Breakaway republic of Transnistria on Moldova-Ukraine border issues colorful set of "composite" coins
The breakaway republic of Transnistria in a contested area of Moldova on Aug. 22 issued four new circulating coins, in plastic.
A zodiac gold mohur, struck circa 1622 to 1623 by the fourth Mughal emperor, leads Stephen Album Rare Coin's 20th auction, scheduled for Sept. 18 to 20.
The Republic of Equatorial Guinea has issued its first gold coin since 1997.
Twelve Australian coins, including a Holey dollar and "Dump" from 1813, were stolen Aug. 6 from an exhibit at the State Library of New South Wales.