• 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.

  • 2021 Proof $5 silver coin from Tokelau
    Jun 23, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Tokelau celebrates Princess Diana with silver, gold coins

    Princess Diana is remembered on what would have been her 60th birthday with a Proof 1-ounce .9999 fine silver $5 coin and a Proof 1-ounce .9999 gold $100 coin issued for Tokelau.

  • British Indian Ocean Territories Sea Creatures
    Jun 21, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Pobjoy Mint’s 50-penny Sea Creatures series continues

    The fourth issue in Pobjoy Mint's 2021 50-penny Sea Creatures series spotlights an interesting tropical fish native to the Indian Ocean, which changes color or even gender as it ages.

  • 1736 Jernegan
    Jun 19, 2021, 13:29 PM

    Dix Noonan Webb offers 18th century Betts medal associated with lottery

    A 1736 silver medal associated with a lottery set up to help pay for creation of a giant silver wine cooler is among lots in a July Dix Noonan Webb auction in London.

  • 2021 Latvia silver 5 euro marriage coin
    Jun 18, 2021, 13:00 PM

    Latvian marriage coin makes decision a positive

    The design of a silver collector coin from Latvia, by a couple as their first foray into coin design, celebrates marriage with the mutual "yes" on both sides, as required for a marriage.

  • Judaea friendship coin
    Jun 16, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Market Analysis: Hands clasped in friendship and alliance

    A bronze Roman Provincial coin struck circa A.D. 43 or 44 at a mint in Judaea under King Agrippa I offers a complex pictorial narrative of a treaty of friendship and alliance between leaders.

  • Australia Vietnam battle 50-cent coin
    Jun 14, 2021, 10:15 AM

    Royal Australian Mint coin honors battle in Vietnam

    A battle in Vietnam, among the last in the conflict to involve Australian soldiers, is the subject of the collector-only issue of an Uncirculated copper-nickel 50-cent coin from the Royal Australian Mint.

  • Roman gold aureus
    Jun 14, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Market Analysis: One gold aureus, four portraits

    Four faces of the family of Septimus Severus grace a gold aureus struck around A.D. 202 in Rome, which sold for $36,000 in a Classical Numismatic Group auction in May.

  • 1997 Proof gold £5 Princess Diana coin
    Jun 12, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Princess Diana Proof gold £5 coin soars in sale

    A 1997 Proof gold £5 coin tribute to Princess Diana brought more than three times its estimate at a Dix Noonan Webb auction in London, realizing £6,200 on June 2.

  • Bronze drachm 144-145 A.D.
    Jun 12, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Market Analysis: Ancient coins with stories in CNG auction

    A bronze drachm dated RY 8 (A.D. 144 to 145) minted in Alexandria, Egypt, under Antoninus Pius featuring a zodiac wheel and graded Extremely Fine by CNG sold for $43,200 in May.

  • Gold bars and Mexico coins
    Jun 8, 2021, 09:05 AM

    Shipwreck silver and gold treasure soars in Sedwick sale

    A 1714-J Royal silver 8-real cob minted in Mexico City and rescued from the 1715 Plate Fleet wreck, and a .927 fine gold bar of Colombia in the wreck of the Atocha led Sedwick auction to a sales record.

  • British Virgin Island tribute dollars
    Jun 5, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Pobjoy’s tributes to American silver dollars sell out

    The Pobjoy Mint created a three-coin 2021 program for the British Virgin Islands commemorating the U.S. Morgan and Peace dollars, and the gold and silver versions sold out fast.

  • Royal Mint Who coin with Roger Daltrey
    Jun 1, 2021, 10:19 AM

    The Who (the band) graces new commemorative coins from UK

    The British rock group The Who is feted on the latest entry in the Royal Mint's Music Legends series, with 2021 coins in an array of compositions and denominations, some including color.

  • Queen
    Jun 1, 2021, 09:30 AM

    Pobjoy Mint issues fourth coin in Queen’s Beasts series

    The Welsh Red Dragon, a mythical beast associated with strength, wisdom, power, and the first Tudor monarch, is Pobjoy's latest Queen's Beast in a series of £2 coins for British Indian Ocean Territories.

  • 1694 silver medal for Denmark King Christian V
    May 30, 2021, 11:00 AM

    Medal marks Danish attack on city in Germany

    A silver medal presented to Denmark's King Christian V as a 1694 birthday gift commemorates his 1693 attack on a German city and is a featured lot in a June MDC auction in Monaco.

  • 2020 recognition medal for fighting hunger
    May 26, 2021, 11:00 AM

    Canadian Recognition medal sales benefit charity

    The Breakfast Club of Canada COVID-19 Emergency Fund has received $600,000 Canadian from sales of an RCM wearable nickel-plated steel Recognition medal for those fighting the pandemic.