Louis Golino has been a collector of American and world coins since childhood and has written about coins since 2009. In addition to writing about modern coins and other numismatic issues for Coin World, he writes a monthly column for The Numismatist magazine and has written for other coin publications. In 2017, for “Liberty Centennial Designs,” in Elemetal Direct, he was presented with the Numismatic Literary Guild's award for best article in a non-numismatic publication. He is also a founding member of the Modern Coin Forum.Visit one of our other blogs:
Looking towards 2018 in world coins
2018, the Year of the Dog in the Chinese Lunar calendar, is already the subject of several new issues, including the Tokelau mirror dog $5 coin, with a huge diameter of 65 millimeters while weighing only one ounce.