World Coins

Gold Royal Cob Sheds Light on Spanish Colonial Coinage and Highlights Heritage World Coin Results

Gold Royal Cob Sheds Light on Spanish Colonial Coinage and Highlights Heritage World Coin Results

A Stunning Rarity from the New World One of the highlights of the recent Heritage World & Ancient Coin Signature Auction held in New York  which concluded yesterday January 6th, was a stunning Royal Cob described below. As Lot 25654 it realized $293,750.00 ( Including the buyers premium). However beyond the price, this coin sheds […]

SILVER 101 – World Mints : Some coins you may not have considered but should.

SILVER 101 – World Mints : Some coins you may not have considered but should.

by Al Doyle for CoinWeek ……… Silver hasn’t served as a regular medium of exchange in any nation for more than 40 years, which means much of what is currently being struck is focused on rounds and bars for investors in the metal. Here’s the rest of the story. The person who prefers collectible silver hasn’t been forgotten, as […]

By January 2, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Stacks Bowers New York International Nusmismatic Convention World Coin Auctions

Stacks Bowers New York International Nusmismatic Convention World Coin Auctions

AN INTERNATIONAL PARADE OF RARITIES TO BE PRESENTED AT THE  STACK’S BOWERS GALLERIES OFFICIAL AUCTION OF THE NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL NUMISMATIC CONVENTION January 10-13, 2014, at the New York Waldorf Astoria Hotel and Stack’s Bowers New York Auction Gallery IRVINE, Calif. — Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to serve as an official auctioneer of the […]

By December 26, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Top prices for numismatic rarities at Numismatik Lanz

Top prices for numismatic rarities at Numismatik Lanz

65,000 euros for a Thraco-Macedonian stater, 40,000 euros for the second known antoninianus of Proculus, and 42,000 euros for a zodiac mohur! Despite the quite low starting prices many rarities of Numismatik Lanz auction sale reached maximum prices. By Dr. Ursula Kampmann – CoinsWeekly.com ……. It’s a tradition at Numismatik Lanz to call out the […]

World And Ancient Coins: Heritage January 5-6 NYINC Auction Highlights

World And Ancient Coins: Heritage January 5-6 NYINC Auction Highlights

Six valuable and diverse World Coin collections will all be vying for primacy in Heritage’s January 5-6 World & Ancient Coin Signature Auction, taking place at the Waldorf-Astoria in Manhattan, in conjunction with the New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC). “This is as striking and varied an auction as I can remember,” said Cristiano Bierrenbach, […]

Modern Coins: 2014 “Florida Natives” American Alligator coin to be released at FUN convention.

Modern Coins: 2014 “Florida Natives” American Alligator coin to be released at FUN convention.

By Charles D. Daughtrey ………….. Coinciding with the Florida United Numismatists (FUN) convention ModernCoinMart (MCM) is releasing a new coin depicting “Florida Natives”.  The coin, which may be the first of a series, depicts the American Alligator, one of the oldest and most fearsome apex predatory reptiles in North America, and a common native to […]

By December 15, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Isle of Man Coins: Small Island, Big Selection

Isle of Man Coins: Small Island, Big Selection

by Al Doyle for CoinWeek ……… Imagine an island of 221 square miles that doesn’t have its own mint.  Even with those obstacles, the Isle of Man issues a wide range of coins ranging from low-value circulation strikes to ongoing series of silver and gold pieces.  The privately owned Pobjoy Mint cranks out coinage for the self-governing British Crown Dependency located […]

By December 12, 2013 3 Comments Read More →
500th Anniversary  of The Earliest Dated English Coin: the 1513 Tournai Groat

500th Anniversary of The Earliest Dated English Coin: the 1513 Tournai Groat

Henry 8th 500th anniversary of England’s capture Tournai in France 1513   500th Anniversary  of The Earliest Dated English Coin was the 1513 Tournai Groat The earliest Exceptionally Rare coin dated 1513. Struck in the name of an English monarch Henry 8. The Tournai Groat (gros or 4d) struck subsequent to the capture of the town […]

By December 9, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Highlights in 2013 Champion Winter Online Coin Auction

Highlights in 2013 Champion Winter Online Coin Auction

Champion’s 2013 winter auction features two Chinese 1992 Compass and Seismograph gold kilo coins and other rarities. The 2013 Champion winter online auction will be held on December 18, 2013. For more details, please visit: http://www.icollector.com/Champion-Hong-Kong-Auction_ae1925, and http://www.cghka.com/. Some of the highlights of this sale are: Two 1992 Compass and Seismograph gold kilo coins with […]

Chinese Coins: 2012 Peking Opera Mask Coins

Chinese Coins: 2012 Peking Opera Mask Coins

Posted by Peter Anthony on Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ………. Peking Opera is a breathtakingly diverse art form. In 2012 the People’s Bank of China released a set of coins that feature masks from the Peking Opera. The Peking (or Beijing) opera has been a cornerstone of Chinese culture for nearly 2000 years. It has become […]

The Coin Analyst: 2014 World Silver Bullion Coins Offer Potential

The Coin Analyst: 2014 World Silver Bullion Coins Offer Potential

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Unlike American silver eagles which are always issued in January, many world bullion coins are released during the final months of the preceding year. For example, the Perth Mint rolls out its Lunar bullion coins and Kookaburras around Labor Day. The Koala coins are usually released a little later […]

By November 21, 2013 6 Comments Read More →
Modern Coins: The 2014 Silver Panda coins are Here!

Modern Coins: The 2014 Silver Panda coins are Here!

People love pandas. Every time a panda in a zoo gives birth, the adorable baby immediately becomes a star on television, newspapers, youtube, etc [To see what we mean , view the Video Below]. And the same has happened each year since 1982, when China announces the birth of a new Panda coin. Panda coins […]

By November 18, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Interesting and inexpensive coins of Russia

Interesting and inexpensive coins of Russia

by Al Doyle for CoinWeek ……… Imagine a vast nation with a long and fascinating history of numismatic issues. Does that sound like an introduction for an overview of U.S. coinage? Guess again. The coins of Russia have a large collector following both internally and internationally. Eye appeal always plays a major role in popularity, and the Cyrillic lettering […]

By November 18, 2013 4 Comments Read More →
Austrian Mint issues News Gold Coin in Wildlife Series – The Red Deer

Austrian Mint issues News Gold Coin in Wildlife Series – The Red Deer

“Wildlife in Our Sights” – New Gold Coin Series – First Issue “Red Deer” The Austrian Mint will issue today the first coin of a new gold coin series featuring wildlife and celebrating the diverse natural habitats of Europe. A total of six coins to be issued over the next six years will feature the […]

By November 7, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
Gold and Silver Panda Buyer’s Guide Book Signing with Peter Anthony at Winter SoCal Show

Gold and Silver Panda Buyer’s Guide Book Signing with Peter Anthony at Winter SoCal Show

Visit with Panda coin expert Peter Anthony at the SoCal Coin & Currency Show on December 12-14 at the Ontario Convention Center, 2000 Convention Center Way, Ontario, CA 91764. Peter Anthony is the author of The Gold and Silver Panda Buyer’s Guide, now in its 2nd edition. The guide is widely known for its extensive […]

By November 5, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Canadian Coins Advanced $1 AND $2 Design Win BEST NEW COIN INNOVATION Award

Canadian Coins Advanced $1 AND $2 Design Win BEST NEW COIN INNOVATION Award

The Royal Canadian Mint overcame strong competition today from Britain’s Royal Mint and the Mint of Finland to win the inaugural Best New Coin Innovation Excellence in Currency Awards presented by the International Association of Currency Affairs (IACA). This official recognition confirms the suite of advanced security features the Mint developed for Canada’s new multi-ply […]

By November 4, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
Stack’s Bowers to Auction the David O’ Harrow Collection of Mexican Coins. VIDEO: 2:16.

Stack’s Bowers to Auction the David O’ Harrow Collection of Mexican Coins. VIDEO: 2:16.

Kyle Ponterio, Stack’s Bowers Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…….. A major collection of Mexican coins will come on the market at the Whitman Baltimore Coin Expo in November 2013 offered by Stack’s Bowers. Numismatist Kyle Ponterio talks about the sale and some of the highlights. Copyright © CoinWeek LLC.  October, 2013 US Mexican Numismatic Association  Second […]

By November 2, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
PCGS Grading Modern Chinese Coins Year-Round On Mainland And Adding Reference Numbers

PCGS Grading Modern Chinese Coins Year-Round On Mainland And Adding Reference Numbers

Professional Coin Grading Service (http://www.PCGS.com.cn) is now grading modern Chinese coins on a year-round basis in mainland China.  PCGS opened submission centers in Shanghai, Beijing and Guangzhou this past summer, and is expanding its initially part-time certification services to now accept, authenticate and grade modern coin submissions all-year-round with a quick turnaround time of three […]

By October 30, 2013 2 Comments Read More →
NGC Certifies Eric P. Newman World Coins

NGC Certifies Eric P. Newman World Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has graded and encapsulated more than 2,800 world coins selected from the phenomenal collection of Eric P. Newman. This third installment of the historic collection boasts a number of exceedingly rare and high grade coins from around the world. Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society (EPNNES) previously chose NGC to certify […]

Major Exhibit of Mexican Revolution Memorabilia at US Mexican Convention. VIDEO: 18:54.

Major Exhibit of Mexican Revolution Memorabilia at US Mexican Convention. VIDEO: 18:54.

Elmer Powell, Collector Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com………. Coin conventions offer important opportunities to learn about history and collecting when exhibits are displayed. An extensive collection of items from the Mexican Revolution were on display at the US Mexican Numismatic Association Convention. The collector who assembled the collection talks about his collection and shows highlights. Copyright […]

By October 29, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Chinese Coins: Pandas, The Melting Pot

Chinese Coins: Pandas, The Melting Pot

By Peter Anthony  posted on NGC Articles Re-Posted with Permission of The Numismatic Guaranty Corporation …….. Many of the key dates and most valuable pieces of modern Chinese coinage are survivors of the turbulence that accompanied Hong Kong’s reunification with China. “This is 1996. One day a couple of guys walk into the shop.” Peter […]

Daniel Frank Sedwick’s First Live Treasure, World and U.S. Coin Auction Starts This Week !

Daniel Frank Sedwick’s First Live Treasure, World and U.S. Coin Auction Starts This Week !

Just a few days remain before the Daniel Frank Sedwick TREASURE, WORLD and U.S. COIN live FLOOR Auction #14, starts at 10:00 AM EDT on Wednesday, October 30, 2013. The LIVE FLOOR auction kicks off with 1100 lots of choice material in all areas of world coins and shipwreck treasures Treasure World and US Coin […]

More Cool Coins & Currency! US Mexican Numismatic Association Convention 2013. VIDEO: 8:59.

More Cool Coins & Currency! US Mexican Numismatic Association Convention 2013. VIDEO: 8:59.

Roberto del Bosque, Mexico 1913 Silver “Caballito” One Peso, Robert Briggs. Mexico 1824 Durango “Hook Neck” 8 Reales VF, Salvatore Falcone, Peru 1824 Gold 8 Escudos PCGS AU53, Cory Frampton, Mexico 1866 100 Peso “Maximilian era” Bank Note Uncirculated, Angel Smith, Mexico 1915 Muera Huerta Copper Peso. Interviewer: David Lisot …….. Continuing CoinWeek’s Cool Coin […]

By October 28, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
The Coin Analyst: 2013 World Coins of the Year

The Coin Analyst: 2013 World Coins of the Year

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Krause Publications recently came out with its annual list of nominations for best world coins of the year, which is based on coins released in 2012, and is divided into numerous categories. Not surprisingly the Royal Canadian Mint topped the list with more nominations (eight) than any other country […]

By October 28, 2013 3 Comments Read More →
Tips for eBay Trading Offered by Dealers in Mexican Coins. VIDEO: 2:14.

Tips for eBay Trading Offered by Dealers in Mexican Coins. VIDEO: 2:14.

Roberto del Bosque, Salvatore Falcone, Angel Smith, and Pat Stovall. Interviewer: David Lisot………. No matter how much a person thinks they know about a particular market there may be something else to learn. CoinWeek asks eBay traders to share what they think are the most important secrets to have a successful auction experience. Hear comments […]

By October 28, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Mexican Coin Market Report at the US Mexican Numismatic Association Convention 2013.

Mexican Coin Market Report at the US Mexican Numismatic Association Convention 2013.

Roberto del Bosque, Robert Briggs, Dave Busse, Salvatore Falcone, Cory Frampton, Davd Keiss, Kyle Ponterio, Daniel Frank Sedwick, Angel Smith, and Pat Stovall. Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com …….. These are the primary dealers of Mexican and Latin American coins that have gathered at this exclusive convention to trade coins. Hear their perspectives of how this […]

By October 25, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
PCGS has Successful Debut at ANDA Melbourne Coin Show

PCGS has Successful Debut at ANDA Melbourne Coin Show

Representatives of Professional Coin Grading Service (http://www.PCGSAsia.com), the world’s leader in coin authentication and grading services, say their first official participation at a show in Australia was a major success during the Australasian Numismatic Dealer’s Association (ANDA) International Coin and Banknote Show in Melbourne, Australia, October 18 – 20, 2013. Ms. Muriel Eymery, PCGS Vice […]

By October 25, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
SILVER 101: Don’t Lose These LIittle Silver Coins

SILVER 101: Don’t Lose These LIittle Silver Coins

by Al Doyle for CoinWeek ……… Accumulating silver bullion is a satisfying task, but there’s much more to the metal than sheer ounces. Coins are full of art and history, and those elements often lead to collecting. When examining the whole spectrum of silver, it’s natural to wonder why dozens of nations have issued coins that are smaller – […]

By October 25, 2013 2 Comments Read More →
Cool Coins! US Mexican Numismatic Association Convention 2013. VIDEO: 6:49.

Cool Coins! US Mexican Numismatic Association Convention 2013. VIDEO: 6:49.

Dave Busse, Mexico 1829 Go Silver 8 Reales NGC58, David Keiss, Mexico 1997 Silver “Jarabe Tapatio” 5 Peso Proof, Kyle Ponterio, Mexico 1873 Hermosillo Gold Hand on Book 8 Escudos NGC64, Daniel Frank Sedwick Bolivia “Heart Shaped” Potosi Silver 8 Reales, Pat Stovall, Mexico 2008 Silver 5 Ounce Libertad NGC PR69. Interviewer: David Lisot……… Continuing […]

By October 24, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Upcoming Sedwick Treasure Auction to Feature Coins, Ingots, and Artifacts. VIDEO: 2:24.

Upcoming Sedwick Treasure Auction to Feature Coins, Ingots, and Artifacts. VIDEO: 2:24.

Daniel Frank Sedwick, Treasure Auctions Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……. A large collection of Spanish Colonial numismatic items including many recovered from sunken shipwrecks will be offered by the auction firm of Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC in Orlando, Florida, October 30. Hear and see some of the items that will included in the sale as described […]

By October 22, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
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