Macedonia’s Zodiac signs series continues with Taurus, the fifth coin from the series issued by the National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia. The Proof .925 fine silver 100-denar coin is square and features gold printing, 3-D printing and a cobalt glass insert.
A popular python often kept as a pet is featured on the latest coin in Australia’s Remarkable Reptiles series. The green tree python (Morelia viridis) is a species of python native to the Cape York Peninsula of Australia, New Guinea, and islands in Indonesia.
Sports fans may consider baseball America’s pastime, but the game is popular in Canada as well, with a history that may precede America’s version. The Royal Canadian Mint’s newest concave/convex coin marks the 180th anniversary of what some historians believe was Canada’s first baseball game.
The American-led victory at the pivotal Battle of Midway is the latest subject of the New Zealand Mint’s Battles that Changed History coin series. The antique finish .999 fine silver $2 coin for Niue is the fifth coin in the program.
In the United Kingdom, that old phrase about being “penny wise and pound foolish” might need an edit. Changes to the payment structure could render 1- and 2-penny coins obsolete, and perhaps even eliminate the £50 note to thwart illegal activity.
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.