• 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.

  • Sixbid auction home page
    May 26, 2022, 10:00 AM

    World auction site increases available languages

    For over 20 years, content on the Sixbid.com online auction platform was available in English and German, but the site has expanded to include six additional languages to better serve customers.

  • Niue Prooflike silver $2 Great Barrier Reef
    May 26, 2022, 08:15 AM

    Talisman offers silver saltwater pearl $2 coin

    The 2022 Great Barrier Reef .999 fine silver $2 coin for Niue includes a genuine saltwater pearl gemstone attached to the coin; the list price for this issue, with a mintage of 999 pieces, is $149.95.

  • Golden Bull anniversary
    May 24, 2022, 09:01 AM

    Hungary issues two coins for ‘Golden Bull’ anniversary

    Two 2022 coins from the Hungarian Mint commemorate 800 years since King Andrew II put the 'Golden Bull' into effect to limit his regal powers after allegations of abuse, and one fits into the other.

  • 2022 50-pence Pride
    May 21, 2022, 10:00 AM

    United Kingdom colors 50-penny in 2022 Pride celebration

    A commemorative 50-penny coin to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Pride UK is being created for release in collector-only versions this summer and will feature colorization.

  • British Virgin Islands $30 Lincoln Memorial centennial
    May 20, 2022, 09:11 AM

    Pobjoy celebrates Lincoln Memorial centennial in 2022

    Pobjoy Mint has released a Proof 2022 .999 fine 5-ounce silver $30 coin issued by the British Virgin Islands to mark the centennial of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., which retails for $449.

  • British pound coins
    May 16, 2022, 08:15 AM

    Royal Mint plans new £1 coin design for 2023

    A design by Michael Armitage that will celebrate the UK's culture, creativity, heritage and history in the 21st century is chosen, but not yet revealed, to debut on the 2023 ringed-bimetallic £1 coin.

  • Lithuania 2-euro circulating commemorative basketball coin
    May 15, 2022, 14:30 PM

    Lithuania releases circulating commemorative Basketball coin

    The sport of basketball, a favorite in the Eastern European nation of Lithuania for 100 years, is the motivation for the national basketball court design of a 2022 circulating commemorative €2 coin.

  • Gold Eid Mar aureus from British museum
    May 13, 2022, 08:45 AM

    Rare gold Eid Mar aureus offered in Numismatica Ars Classica sale

    One of the most famous ancient gold coins, with only three examples known, the gold Eid Mar aureus recently on display at the British Museum is offered in a May 31 Numismatica Ars Classica auction.

  • 1901 silver 5-lire
    May 12, 2022, 11:00 AM

    Rare coin of Italian King Vittorio Emanuele III in Swiss sale

    A rare coin created through the action of a 20th century Italian king and coin collector is for sale at Sincona AG's May 17 auction in Zurich, and it carries an opening bid of 40,000 Swiss francs.

  • 1911 silver pattern dollar from China
    May 9, 2022, 11:00 AM

    Dragon dollar pattern variety soars in Hong Kong sale

    Stack's Bowers Galleries realized a record in their world coin sales when a 1911 silver dollar pattern from China achieved an auction price of $3 million in the firm's May 4 Hong Kong sale.

  • Erasmus of Rotterdam
    May 3, 2022, 13:29 PM

    Medals as a form of portable sculpture featured in exhibit

    Today's museum displays are offering medals as an indication of a means to putting the work of artists into greater perspective and increase understanding of the detail of the work.

  • 103-to-111-ad-gold-aureus-trajan-alimenta-online
    May 2, 2022, 11:00 AM

    Gold aureus of Trajan for ancient grain giveaway in sale

    A circa A.D. 103 to 111 gold aureus of Trajan, the man that presided over one of the greatest military expansions in Roman history, is being offered by auction house Stephen Album Rare Coins.

  • 2022-poland-silver-10-zloty-border-coin-online
    May 2, 2022, 09:00 AM

    Poland issues silver coin honoring forces at border crisis

    Weeks before Poland would earn the praise of nations around the globe for assisting refugees fleeing the conflict in Ukraine, a coin was released for the defense of Poland’s border.

  • 2022-tuvalu-silver-5-dollar-sun-and-planets-coin-online
    Apr 30, 2022, 11:00 AM

    Coin for Tuvalu shows all the planets, then some

    A new 5-ounce .9999 fine silver $5 coin from Tuvalu rekindles the debate over Pluto’s place in the planetary hierarchy. The design features all eight planets and the dwarf planet Pluto.

  • Swiss 1928 5-franc coin
    Apr 27, 2022, 11:00 AM

    Rapp auction in May features rare 1928 Swiss 5-franc coin

    What could be the finest example of a coin considered an important modern Swiss rarity, a 1928 silver 5-franc coin, will be offered in Swiss auction house Rapp’s May 6 auction.