• Athlete with 50-p coin from Royal Mint
    Jul 7, 2024, 12:00 PM

    Royal Mint honors British Olympic, Paralympic athletes

    In preparation for upcoming international athletic competitions, the Royal Mint is honoring those who will represent the nation with special 50-penny coins in plain and color versions.

  • Coin unveiling for Anne of Green Gables
    Jul 5, 2024, 17:00 PM

    Royal Canadian Mint honors famous author with coins

    The 150th birth anniversary of Lucy Maud Montgomery, Canada native and creator of the popular "Anne of Green Gables" children's book, is honored with a circulating dollar and Proof silver $20 coin.

  • Perth Mint
    Jul 2, 2024, 17:00 PM

    Perth Mint marks 125th anniversary with special coin

    The Perth Mint marks 125 years since opening, kicking off celebrations with a ceremony, displays, tours, and a limited mintage Australian gold sovereign featuring a new view of St. George and the dragon.

  • George and the dragon bullion coin
    Jun 30, 2024, 17:00 PM

    Royal Mint offers updated look at classic design

    The St. George and the dragon legend has been translated to coin design many times over many years, and the Royal Mint is revisiting the theme for a new series of silver and gold bullion coin designs.

  • 1906 Olympic medal
    Jun 29, 2024, 05:00 AM

    1906 Olympic gold medal auctioned in June sale

    One of only 78 gold medals issued for the 1906 Olympic Games held in Athens, Greece, was sold by Künker with a hammer price of €24,000 (about $25,716 U.S.) before any buyer's fees.

  • Islamic gold solidus
    Jun 25, 2024, 17:00 PM

    Rare Islamic gold piece tops London auction

    Morton & Eden provided collectors with a chance to own an Islamic gold solidus from the first issue to bear a certain religious inscription, and the seventh century coin realized £168,000 ($214,738 U.S.).

  • Batman logo coin from Niue
    Jun 24, 2024, 09:00 AM

    Batman logo on 2024 Uncirculated 1-ounce silver $2 coin

    Niue honors the iconic 1960s television series "Batman," starring a character that debuted in DC Comics in 1939, with a logo-shaped Uncirculated 1-ounce .999 fine silver $2 coin, mintage 1,939.

  • Byzantine coins
    Jun 22, 2024, 01:02 AM

    Coins display showcased varied influences in Africa

    Exhibits feature Byzantine culture recently appeared at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York that included coins that helped illustrate the impact of the culture of African kingdoms.

  • Irish euro coins
    Jun 20, 2024, 08:00 AM

    Demand for Irish coins in circulation drops in 2023

    The annual report of the Central Bank of Ireland finds that demand for circulating coinage in Ireland decreased in 2023, with smaller denominations not issued, as coins deposited in banks increased.

  • Rainbow lorikeet
    Jun 16, 2024, 17:00 PM

    Rainbow lorikeet latest subject of silver $1 from Niue

    The Birds of Australia coin series for Niue continues with a 2024 Proof 1-ounce .999 fine silver $1 coin featuring the colorful rainbow lorikeet from a 19th century illustration by John and Elizabeth Gould.

  • American goldfinch Royal Canadian Mint
    Jun 15, 2024, 17:00 PM

    Canada celebrates American goldfinch on 2024 coin

    The American goldfinch is featured on the Royal Canadian Mint's Colourful Birds issue for 2024, a Proof .9999 fine silver $20 coin released June 4. The brightly colored bird is perched on a purple aster.

  • Nectanebo stater
    Jun 14, 2024, 14:00 PM

    Week's Most Read: Tyrants on display

    The return of the Tyrant Collection to the World's Fair, this time with Egyptian coins, caught high interest this week along with news of a medal to honor a World War II battle.

  • Counterfeit eid mar
    Jun 12, 2024, 12:00 PM

    Contemporary fourrée EID MAR coin in May 29 Baldwin’s sale

    A contemporary counterfeit, or fourrée (plated copy), of an EID MAR denarius sold for £9,600 in a sale by Baldwin's at the end of May.

  • Nectanebo stater
    Jun 8, 2024, 12:00 PM

    Tyrants of the Nile on display at August ANA event

    Visitors to the American Numismatic Association World's Fair of Money in Rosemont, Illinois, in August will get a chance to see another portion of the Tyrant Collection, this time a display of coins of Egypt.

  • Wayde Milas and Rebecca Morgan
    Jun 7, 2024, 12:00 PM

    Royal Mint names RARCOA as U.S. distributor

    The Royal Mint officials, noting a decided increase in interest in that mint's products in the United States, names the Rare Coin Company of America its official distributor to help expand the market.

  • Netherlands D-Day medal
    Jun 6, 2024, 17:01 PM

    Dutch Mint issues medal for D-Day anniversary

    The Royal Dutch Mint has issued a Brilliant Uncirculated copper-nickel medal to mark the 80th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of June 6, 1944, during World War II.

  • Belgium bee coin
    Jun 5, 2024, 15:00 PM

    Belgium highlights bees on coin card for collectors

    The importance of the bee to the sustaining of the environment and eco0l,ogical progress is highlighted through Belgium's newest €2.5 coin struck from brass and including a multi-view element.

  • 1891 Netherlands Queen Wilhemina coin
    Jun 1, 2024, 16:00 PM

    Rare Dutch 1891 25-cent soars in Heritage sale

    A Proof 1891 Queen Wilhemina, Long Hair silver 25-cent coin, the only one in private hands, eclipsed the $1 million mark during a recent Heritage Auctions European sale.

  • two-dollar Buffalo wing coin
    Jun 1, 2024, 09:00 AM

    New silver coin celebrates anniversary of Buffalo wing

    It has been 60 years since the Buffalo wing was created and started to appear as a staple for gatherings and restaurant menus, and a silver coin in the shape of the snack marks the anniversary.

  • Royal Mint James Bond 2024
    May 31, 2024, 16:00 PM

    Royal Mint issues 007 commemorative coins honoring decade of 2000s

    The fifth release in the "Six Decades of 007" coin series reflects on the decade of the 2000s with a reverse design showing the hovercraft from the 2002 Bond movie "Die Another Day."