• 2022 Hungary issue Friedman coin
    Jul 12, 2022, 09:30 AM

    Hungary celebrates birth anniversary of Milton Friedman

    Two 2022 coins of Hungary, a base metal 2,000-forint coin and a silver 15,000-forint piece, mark the 110th birth anniversary of economist Milton Friedman, son of U.S. immigrants from Hungary.

  • 2022 UK Alan Turing 50-pence coins
    Jul 10, 2022, 10:30 AM

    Royal Mint issues Alan Turing 50-penny commemoratives

    Base metal, silver and gold collector versions of a 2022 50-penny commemorative coin from the Royal Mint feature scientist Alan Turing, who currently appears on the Bank of England's £50 polymer note.

  • Silver bars from 1740 wreck of Rooswijk
    Jul 6, 2022, 10:00 AM

    Silver bars from 1740 shipwreck in Schulman sale

    A Dutch East Indies Company shipwreck in 1740 left silver bars on the ocean floor and some of these bars were recovered in 2004 and are headed for the auction block in late July.

  • 2022 Spain Ukraine solidarity medal
    Jul 4, 2022, 10:10 AM

    Spanish Mint issues medal raising money for Ukrainians

    A portion of the proceeds from the sales of a copper-nickel medal created by the Royal Spanish Mint with the theme of "Solidarity with Ukraine" will benefit humanitarian efforts.

  • 2022 $200 Klondike gold coin
    Jul 3, 2022, 11:00 AM

    Royal Canadian Mint commemorates Klondike with gold

    The historic Klondike Gold Rush is being remembered with an Uncirculated .99999 fine gold $200 coin by the Royal Canadian Mint being offered through a distribution network.

  • Belgium and Germany commemoratives
    Jun 30, 2022, 08:27 AM

    Belgium, Germany honor healthcare workers on coins

    Belgium issued a 2022 circulating commemorative €2 coin, and Germany, a Proof 2022 base metal €10 with a colorful mint-turquoise polymer ring, each in tribute to healthcare workers.

  • 1902 rectangular Swiss medal
    Jun 29, 2022, 10:00 AM

    CNG sale offers educational Swiss rectangular silver medal

    Classical Numismatic Group's online auction provided a great history lesson with the sale of a rectangular 1902 Tercentennial of L’Escalade silver medal that sold for $177 June 15.

  • Nobel Peace Prize medal of Dmitry Muratov
    Jun 23, 2022, 08:00 AM

    Nobel medal sets sales record at $103.5 million

    Expectations were more than met and records shattered when Heritage Auctions sold Dmitry Muratov's Nobel Peace Prize medal for $103.5 million, with proceeds to benefit UNICEF's Child Refugee Fund.

  • Royal Canadian Mint The Ultimate platinum coin
    Jun 21, 2022, 09:41 AM

    Canadian platinum coin with diamonds sells for $1.2 million

    A diamond-encrusted Proof platinum coin weighing more than one kilogram that was created by the Royal Canadian Mint found a new owner in a recent auction at $1.2 million Canadian.

  • 2022 Niue koala coins
    Jun 20, 2022, 09:00 AM

    Silver, gold koalas in limited mintage release from Niue

    A Proof .999 fine silver dollar and Proof .9999 fine gold $100 coin with similar designs issued for Niue feature the koala, which is a popular feature of coins marking the region.

  • 2022 Austria black hole coin
    Jun 19, 2022, 10:43 AM

    Austria releases concave/convex Black Hole coin

    A Proof .925 fine silver €20 coin has been issued by Austria featuring a convex/concave design to best exemplify the astronomical phenomenon known as a black hole.

  • Irish coins for redemption
    Jun 19, 2022, 10:03 AM

    Redeeming old Irish coins, notes continues

    Even though the euro replaced Irish currency more than 20 years ago, the Central Bank of Ireland is still seeing paper money and pound and pence coins being offered for exchange.

  • Nobel Peace Prize gold medal
    Jun 14, 2022, 09:10 AM

    Nobel Peace Prize gold medal auction to benefit UNICEF

    Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov donated his Nobel Peace Prize gold medal for sale in a June auction by Heritage, with the proceeds to benefit humanitarian efforts for Ukraine's displaced children.

  • Mary Gillick artist
    Jun 13, 2022, 09:00 AM

    British Museum opens exhibit for Queen’s original portrait artist

    The art of Mary Gillick, who provided the original portrait of Queen Elizabeth II for coinage, is on display in a British Museum exhibit during the queen's Platinum Jubilee, and is subject of a new book.

  • 100 Greatest Canadian Coins and Tokens
    Jun 11, 2022, 09:03 AM

    Whitman expands its ‘Top 100’ series with Canadian volume

    The Royal Canadian Numismatic Association's annual meeting in July in Ottawa will be the debut forum for Whitman Publishing's "100 Greatest Canadian Coins and Tokens," by Harvey Richer.

  • Dr. Sophia Kremydi wins Huntington award
    Jun 8, 2022, 09:00 AM

    Kremydi receives ANS award for Macedonia work

    The American Numismatic Society’s 2021 Archer M. Huntington Medal Award will be presented to Dr. Sophia Kremydi on June 15 in Athens, Greece, for her research in Greek and Roman antiquity.

  • 2022 Niue Roswell anniversary Proof coins
    Jun 6, 2022, 09:00 AM

    Gold and silver coins mark Roswell’s 75th anniversary

    The 1947 recovery of an object in Roswell, New Mexico, sparked worldwide interest in unidentified flying objects, and event's 75th anniversary prompts gold and silver coins from Niue.

  • Magic capsules
    Jun 5, 2022, 09:31 AM

    Company makes capsules for ancients, nonstandard coins

    Unique packaging for ancient, curved and other irregularly shaped coins is now available after two years of research and development into the product for protection of special coins.

  • Platinum Jubilee coins
    Jun 4, 2022, 15:13 PM

    Two private British mints mark Platinum Jubilee

    Two private minters are offering an array of coins, including several gold and silver selections, designed to add to the celebration of Queen Elizabeth II's historic completion of 70 years of rule.

  • Royal Mint platinum jubilee gold coin
    May 29, 2022, 10:00 AM

    Royal Mint issues their largest gold coin ever

    Tipping the scales at 15,030 grams and measuring 220 millimeters in diameter, the largest gold coin ever made by the Royal Mint has been commissioned by a private collector to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's reign.