• David Vagi
    Aug 9, 2021, 09:00 AM

    David Vagi honored as ANA Numismatist of the Year

    "Coin World" columnist David Vagi, expert in ancient coins whose "Coinage and History of the Roman Empire" is a leading reference on the subject, is the ANA's 2021 Numismatist of the Year.

  • Royal Mint gold standard commemoratives
    Aug 9, 2021, 08:30 AM

    UK coins celebrate anniversary of gold standard

    Royal Mint 2021 Proof 1-ounce and quarter-ounce gold coins mark the 200th anniversary of the UK adopting the gold standard in 1821, and a set includes the last coin issued under the standard.

  • Australia Olympic $2 coins
    Aug 8, 2021, 11:00 AM

    Australian athletic spirit featured on six special $2 coins

    Australian grocery chain Woolworths customers can purchase a series of six colorful 2021 $2 coins celebrating Australian Olympic and Paralympic participation in the delayed Tokyo 2020 Games.

  • Kerry Wetterstrom Farran Zerbe award
    Aug 6, 2021, 15:00 PM

    Kerry Wetterstrom receives ANA Farran Zerbe award

    Kerry Wetterstrom will be honored at the 2021 ANA World's Fair of Money with its annual Farran Zerbe Memorial Award, the top honor given by the association.

  • Three Kings coins from Perth Mint
    Aug 2, 2021, 09:00 AM

    Perth Mint coin made for Year of Three Kings

    The year 1936 saw the death of a king, the abdication of another and a third leader to rule Britain in an unusual turn of events never experienced before or since. A new coin marks the occasion.

  • 2021 $2 Canadian coin for insulin research
    Jul 27, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Canada issues $2 coin to celebrate insulin research anniversary

    To commemorate the efforts of four Canadians who created insulin in 1921, the Royal Canadian Mint is offering a new circulating commemorative $2 coin in color and plain versions.

  • 2021 Tuvalu silver ancient mythical Chinese coin
    Jul 22, 2021, 10:50 AM

    Ancient Chinese mythical creatures on five-ounce silver $5 coin from Tuvalu

    Four ancient mythical Chinese creatures representing the seasons are showcased on a new Antique Finish Ultra-High Relief 5-ounce .9999 fine $5 silver piedfort coin from Tuvalu issued by the Perth Mint.

  • 1649 Charles I medal
    Jul 21, 2021, 11:12 AM

    Charles II medal issued in honor of his father

    A silver medal of Charles II for his father, 46 years after his father's execution, is in Heritage's ANA auction in Dallas in August. Its legend translates, “Learn virtue from me, good fortune from others."

  • 2021 British Indian Ocean Territory Sea Creatures
    Jul 20, 2021, 10:29 AM

    Pobjoy Mint issues fifth Sea Creatures 50-penny coin

    The latest in the Sea Creatures series of 50-penny coins created by the Pobjoy Mint on behalf of the British Indian Ocean Territory features the yellow longnose butterflyfish.

  • Gold coins from Edward III
    Jul 16, 2021, 08:19 AM

    Black Death era treasure coins located in UK

    Medieval gold coins discovered in the UK from the 14th century reign of Edward III, among the first gold coins he issued, coincided with an era of Black Death pandemics sweeping Europe.

  • Gold aureus of Faustina the Elder
    Jul 13, 2021, 09:00 AM

    Solidus auction includes gold aureus of Faustina the Elder

    Seven coins of Faustina I or her daughter Faustina II offered at auction by the German firm Solidus in its 82nd auction, June 29, were led by a gold aureus of Faustina I, or the Elder.

  • Royal Mint Alice in Wonderland
    Jul 11, 2021, 09:00 AM

    Royal Mint visits Alice’s Wonderland with multiple coins

    The Royal Mint, in collaboration with the Victoria & Albert Museum, will be issuing a number of coins depicting cherished scenes from the popular Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

  • olympic-medals-auction-online-2
    Jul 6, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Olympic medals come to Swiss July auction

    A Swiss coin shop is auctioning medals from past Olympic Games, including participant and commemorative pieces, just days before the start of the delayed 2020 Summer Games in Japan.

  • Prince Philip commemoratives
    Jul 5, 2021, 09:00 AM

    Royal Mint honors Prince Philip on £5 commemoratives

    The Royal Mint is honoring the late Prince Philip with a £5 crown — typically used to mark significant moments, such as coronations and jubilees — with 15 different versions available.

  • White Horse of Hanover Pobjoy
    Jul 3, 2021, 11:00 AM

    White Horse of Hanover featured on Pobjoy issue

    The Queen's Beasts 2021 series of £2 coins for the British Indian Ocean Territories from Pobjoy Mint now offers the fifth beast, the White Horse of Hanover, in ringed bimetallic and silver versions.

  • Perth Mint Wolverine mule
    Jul 2, 2021, 10:13 AM

    Wrong date on Perth Mint mutant mule

    A YouTube content creator reveals that a 1-ounce silver dollar in Perth Mint's Marvel Comics character series for Tuvalu, a 2021 piece depicting the mutant Wolverine, has a wrong date obverse.

  • Swedish coin book
    Jun 28, 2021, 09:14 AM

    American distributor offers book on Swedish numismatics

    A new book exploring all the coins of Sweden is now available from Coin & Currency Institute which is a pocket version of two previously published books covering over a thousand years of coinage.

  • Second century gold stater
    Jun 27, 2021, 11:00 AM

    Sale offers ancient coins featuring animals

    An elegant second century Celtic gold stater from Gaul and a Sicilian silver tetradrachm, both picturing animals, met differing results relative to expected prices in Nomos Ag's June sale in Zurich.

  • 2021 South Georgia £2 coin
    Jun 25, 2021, 15:00 PM

    Pobjoy Mint honors fin whale on titanium coins

    Pobjoy Mint’s colored titanium £2 coins series featuring the wildlife of British Overseas Territories continues with a 2021 issue for South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands showing the fin whale.

  • Royal Mint lights up
    Jun 24, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Royal Mint honors Queen Elizabeth II on 95th birthday

    The longest reigning monarch in the history of England celebrated her 95th birthday and the Royal Mint has paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II with coin designs from her time on the throne.