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Ancient Coin News

  • newAncient coins – Coinage of the Ancient Olympics
    By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection …… One of the few ancient traditions to survive until the modern world is the Olympics. Occurring in the same four-year cycle today as in antiquity, they mark a time when…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 5:10am -
  • newNew Jersey Chabad Attempts To Build World’s Largest Coin Menorah
    By CoinWeek News Staff… Last year, it was canned goods. The year before that, bowling pins. 2012 saw one made of ice. 2010? Legos. But for this year’s Community Chanukah Festival, Chabad of Hunterdon County, New Jersey plans to build the world’…
    - 6 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 1:17pm -
  • newThe Nativity on Coins
    CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz… The Nativity of Jesus is such a familiar image in visual media–from greeting cards to stained glass windows–that it is startling to discover that it does not appear anywhere in Western art until t…
    - 7 days ago, 15 Dec 14, 5:00pm -
  • The Last Ancient Coin
    CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz… “What was the last ancient coin?” The question is unanswerable. There was no “last” ancient coin, just as there was no “last” ancient person. Classical antiquity didn’t just stop — it…
    - 14 days ago, 8 Dec 14, 5:48am -
  • Ancient Coins: The Eagles of Akragas
    By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection …… Akragas was a wealthy and powerful Greek state on the southern coast of Sicily, second only to Syracuse in importance. The city was famous for its lavish building proje…
    - 18 days ago, 4 Dec 14, 5:06pm -
  • Ancient Coin Auction Preview: Numismatic Rarities at Lanz
    On December 8, 2014, Numismatik Lanz invites to auction sale #159. The focus is laid on ancient coins. The world coin section offers two special collections: The Ducats of Venice and their Imitations as well as Universitas in Nummis. On December 8, 2…
    - 28 days ago, 24 Nov 14, 6:36pm -
  • Ancient Coins: The Sacred Stone of Kaunos
    By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection …… Kaunos was a prominent trading center in Asia Minor alongside Lycia and Caria. It was mentioned by ancient authors specifically because of how its customs and language…
    - 32 days ago, 20 Nov 14, 10:28pm -
  • Metal Monsters: The Biggest Ancient Coins
    CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series By Mike Markowitz…. In 2007, Canada captured a world record by producing five examples of a 100 kilogram gold piece (220.5 pounds, or a bit over 3215 troy ounces). It was 53 centimeters in diameter (21 inches) and three…
    - 34 days ago, 18 Nov 14, 10:03pm -
  • The Magnificent Ancients of the Nelson Bunker Hunt Coin Collection
    Ancient Coin Series: Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek….   Fitzgerald: The rich are different than you and me. Hemingway: Yes, they have more money.[1] In the arcane language of Classical Numismatics, when coins are described as “important,” it mean…
    - 42 days ago, 10 Nov 14, 5:38pm -
  • Ancient Coins : Zeus, the King of the Gods
    By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection …… Depending on who was in control at the time, the electrum coinage of Phokaia and Mytilene in Ionia was struck as payment to either the Persian Empire or the Delian Leag…
    - 45 days ago, 7 Nov 14, 11:14pm -

Coin & Currency Auctions

The Bullion Report

Currency & Paper Money News

Modern Coin News

Commentary & Market Reports

  • Modern Legal Tender Silver Bullion Coins – The Big Three
    By Richard Schwary – Ask The Expert – www.golddealer.com ……. The Big 3 when it comes to legal tender silver bullioncoins are of course the American Silver Eagle 1 oz, the Canadian Silver Maple Leaf 1 oz, and the Austrian Silver Philharmonic 1…
    - 38 days ago, 14 Nov 14, 4:58pm -
  • The Coin Analyst: Gold and Silver Prices Could Reverse Soon
    By Louis Golino for CoinWeek It’s been quite a while since I devoted a column to the precious metals scene.  I feel now is an appropriate time to do so because recent developments in gold and silver prices seem to be significant enough that they m…
    - 82 days ago, 1 Oct 14, 1:57pm -
  • Baltimore was a blast – Stack’s Bowers sale claims nearly $5 Million – 8th Summer FUN underway
    By Jim Bisognani – NGC Market Report It’s a hot summer – outside as well as on the bourse! Read on for the latest show updates. Another Baltimore Whitman Expo is in the books, and the 2014 summer edition show was a vibrant affair from the openi…
    - 11 Jul 14, 3:46pm -
  • Hot Topics: Wow! Eliasberg + Pogue Rare Coin Collection in my Lifetime… Some Thoughts
    By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics Hot Topics Since hearing the news they are selling all I can do is think about the Pogue Rare Coin Collection – the ULTIMATE coin collection EVER formed. They took the best of the best and built something…
    - 16 Jun 14, 4:02pm -
  • Economic World War 3 Declared On US Dollar!
    Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com by Patrick A. Heller The 30-year $400 billion agreement for Russia to supply natural gas to China without using US dollars for payment is just one of the opening salvos by these two nations to…
    - 3 Jun 14, 5:41pm -
  • Looking forward to 2014/2015 Ancient Coin Market Conditions
    By Geoffrey Cope www.petitioncrown.com A few years ago I proposed that Coin Collecting / Numismatics should be classed as an ASSET CLASS in their own right. I considered that having a mix of different asset classes can assist to reduce your overall…
    - 2 Jun 14, 9:32pm -
  • Egyptian Coins and New School Archaeology
    By Wayne Sales…. As the State Department hearing on a proposed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Egypt approaches, comments have appeared online espousing divergent points of view.  Readers of this blog will naturally be most familiar with th…
    - 29 May 14, 5:09pm -
  • A Fresh Example Of Gold Price Manipulation!
    By Patrick A. Heller – Liberty Coin Service A major trade last week has all the tell-tale signs of institutional gold price manipulation… The suppression of gold and silver prices is virtually an all-day everyday experience. It is so flagrant a…
    - 27 May 14, 5:14pm -
  • Why Museums Hate Ancient Coins
    By Mike Markowitz for Coinweek….. Ancient Coin Series As collectors of ancient coins, one of the most Frequently Asked Questions we encounter is “Don’t these things belong in museums?” The answer, sometimes with a patient sigh, sometimes wi…
    - 23 May 14, 1:46pm -
  • Hot Topics: Chatrooms Must Change
    By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics Hot Topics THE OPINIONS AND COMMENTS IN THIS ARTICLE ARE THOSE OF THE WRITER ALONE  AND DO NOT REPRESENT THE VIEWS OF LEGEND NUMISMATICS, LM AUCTIONS OR ANY OTHER COMPANY,ORGANIZATION OR INDIVIDUAL(S) TIME F…
    - 19 May 14, 4:17pm -

CoinWeek Cool Coins & Currency Video

Million Dollar Seller on eBay Shares Secrets of His Success. VIDEO: 5:09.
Million Dollar Seller on eBay Shares Secrets of His Success. VIDEO: 5:09.David Enders, Dave's Collectible Coin, interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. Dave Enders started selling a few quarters on eBay for a few dollars. Now he h...From:coinwe…
- 2 days ago, 20 Dec 14, 10:55pm -
Story of the Caballito Horse Peso of Mexico. VIDEO: 6:53.
Story of the Caballito Horse Peso of Mexico. VIDEO: 6:53.The US Mexican Numismatic Association Convention had some great displays. One exhibit featured the storyt one on the most beautiful coins in numismatics, the...From:coinweekViews:102…
- 2 days ago, 20 Dec 14, 6:09pm -
Collectors Swing Rare Babe Ruth Bat at Long Beach Coin Expo. VIDEO: 1:52.
Collectors Swing Rare Babe Ruth Bat at Long Beach Coin Expo. VIDEO: 1:52.Alisha, Memory Lane Sports, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. The Long Beach Expo is not all about coins. Other collectibles are on display and offered...From:coinwe…
- 2 days ago, 20 Dec 14, 3:25pm -
Why More Kids Are Not Dealing in Coins. VIDEO: 2:16.
Why More Kids Are Not Dealing in Coins. VIDEO: 2:16.Ali Frampton and Izzy Heath, Interviewer, David Lisot, CoinWeek. Two young ladies share their perspective about why more young people are not involved in num...From:coinweekViews:121 8…
- 3 days ago, 19 Dec 14, 1:12pm -
Middle Eastern Buyer Talks About Bank Note Market. VIDEO: 4:37.
Middle Eastern Buyer Talks About Bank Note Market. VIDEO: 4:37.Ahmed Mohammed Nasir, Gulf Antiques, Sharjah, UAE, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. Paper money from the Arab states and gulf nations is setting new r...From:coinweekViews:…
- 6 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 11:06pm -
Kid Coin Dealers Trade at US Mexican Numismatic Association Convention. VIDEO: 2:55.
Kid Coin Dealers Trade at US Mexican Numismatic Association Convention. VIDEO: 2:55.Ali Frampton and Izzy Heath, Interviewer, David Lisot, CoinWeek. You do not have to be an adult to be a coin dealer. Two young ladies at the US Mexican Numis...F…
- 6 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 9:28pm -

Collecting Strategies

  • newCoin Collecting Strategies – How To Handle A Soft Coin Market
    Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ….. Markets seldom go straight up, and fluctuations are to be expected. An understanding of the current market and the opportunities it may afford will help collecto…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Dec 14, 6:18am -
  • newClassic U.S. Coins for less than $500 each, Part 10: Walking Liberty Half Dollars
    Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #255 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds… For less than $500 per coin, a set of Walking Liberty half dollars ‘by date…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 7:07pm -
  • GreatCollections to Auction Capuano Registry Set of Morgan Dollars
    “Everyman” set contains many desirable AU-58 and AU-58+ coins with CAC approval. GreatCollections is pleased to announce the auction date of the Capuano Everyman PCGS Registry Set, which will be sold on December 21, 2014. The PCGS Registry Set is…
    - 14 days ago, 8 Dec 14, 12:36pm -
  • Classic U.S. Coins for less than $500 each, Part 8: Mercury Dimes
    Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #253  A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds…   For less than $500 per coin, a set of Mercury dimes ‘by date’ (inclu…
    - 19 days ago, 3 Dec 14, 4:46pm -
  • Classic U.S. Coins: The Rarity of 1843-O Liberty Seated Dimes
    News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #244 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds… In a discussion in 2012, I noted that people do not often think about the rarity of 1846 Liberty Seated Dimes.…
    - 75 days ago, 8 Oct 14, 4:32pm -
  • Coin Collecting Strategies : How To Collect Type One Double Eagles
    By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… Type One double eagles have become the single most popular area of collecting in the rare date United States gold coin market. With the discovery of over 10,000 high grade, formerl…
    - 88 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 11:18am -
  • Fundamentals of Coin Collecting and Coin Investing
    By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. Fundamentals of Coin Collecting In my opinion coin and stamp collecting are the greatest hobbies ever conceived. Those of us involved in numismatics, or the study of coins and money already know that we have a wonderful pastime…
    - 97 days ago, 16 Sep 14, 12:07pm -

Coin Prices

  • newCollecting the Coins of Austria: 10 Euro Cent
    10 Euro Cent (2002-Present) The 10 euro cent coin is the first of three “nordic gold” coins in the euro series. The coin is slightly smaller than the 5 euro cent but weighs 0.18 grams more. It’s made of brass and tends to hold its brilliance a…
    - 10 days ago, 12 Dec 14, 5:38pm -
  • Collecting the Coins of Austria: 2 Euro Cent
    From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 2 Euro Cent (2002-Present) Slightly larger in size and double in “value” than the diminutive 1 cent coin, the 2 euro cent sees slightly more demand based on a quick survey of mintages. The 2 euro cent has litt…
    - 32 days ago, 20 Nov 14, 5:05am -
  • The Incredible Gene Gardner Collection, Part 5: Finest ‘No Motto’ Liberty Seated Half Dollars
    Coin Rarities & Related Topics #248: Special Saturday Edition relating to the all-time best collection of 19th century U.S. silver coins to ever be publicly auctioned A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds………. As was reported on Wednesday in…
    - 51 days ago, 1 Nov 14, 11:10pm -
  • The Incredible Gene Gardner Collection, part 4: Second Coin Auction on Monday, Oct. 27
    A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds …………. Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #247……. In addition to a very impressive collection of Capped Bust s…
    - 54 days ago, 29 Oct 14, 12:53pm -
  • Coin Values: What’s It Worth? How dealers determine the value of a rare coin.
    How are rare coin prices determined? Often the question dealers will ask is: “I know what Greysheet (Coin Dealer Newsletter bid) is, but what can I ‘really’ get for it?” In this month’s Rare Coin Market Report, I will explain how I determin…
    - 8 Aug 14, 11:52am -
  • Coin Values: Pricing Problem Coins !
    By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. I’ve discussed many times the process in which how nice coins are assigned price levels. But how are problem coins valued? This is an interesting question and one which is becomi…
    - 7 Aug 14, 11:44am -
  • US Gold Coins: Are 1870-CC Eagles Undervalued in Comparison to their Double Eagle Counterparts?
    By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. Without a lot of fanfare, we have seen the dispersal of one of the most amazing collecting of Western branch mint gold coins in the history of numismatics. So far in 2014, the vari…
    - 25 Jul 14, 10:40am -
  • VAM News: Ups and Downs for VAM Prices in July
    As reported in VAMs and More: The View…. The so-called experts predict it is the fall before a major rebound in VAM prices. The predictions came in articles in Coin World and on the CoinTalk websites. Time can only confirm that look into the crysta…
    - 21 Jul 14, 7:52pm -
  • Coin Collecting Strategies: Rarity Wins In The Long Run
    Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ….. Buy the best you can afford and focus on rarity whenever possible. The recently announced sale of the Pogue collection brought back memories of the 1982 auction…
    - 18 Jul 14, 10:56am -
  • Coin Prices : The Importance of Auction Records
    Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ….. Auction records are easily accessible for collectors and dealers today but 15 – 20 years ago they were hard to come by. A quarter century ago, the world of rar…
    - 7 Jul 14, 11:27am -

Coin Shows - Exhibits & Events

  • newPawn Stars Casting at NGC FUN Show Booth
    The Pawn Stars casting team will be at the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) booth #1617 at the Florida United Numismatists (FUN) convention on Friday, January 9, from 1 pm to 3 pm. Rick Harrison, the famous Pawn Star, will make a special appeara…
    - 6 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 7:28pm -
  • Exquisite Barber Dimes and Proof Morgans Headline Legend’s Regency X Auction at PCGS Members-Only Show in Las Vegas
    By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek…. For dealers and collectors at the top end of the U.S. rare coin market, all eyes will be on the beautiful Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada at 5:00 pm local time (8:00 pm Eastern) as Legend Rare…
    - 11 days ago, 11 Dec 14, 8:42pm -
  • ANA to run Treasure Trivia at 60th annual FUN Coin Show
    Educational game is designed for young collectors to learn about numismatics… Young collectors attending the 60th annual Florida United Numismatists Convention in Orlando, Florida, will have the opportunity to win coins and other prizes by particip…
    - 13 days ago, 9 Dec 14, 8:21pm -
  • ANA President to Host Open Forum During FUN Show, January 9, 2015
    Ostromecki to present ANA plans for 2015, take questions from public… American Numismatic Association President Walter Ostromecki Jr. will host a question-and-answer forum during the 60th annual Florida United Numismatists Convention on Friday, Ja…
    - 14 days ago, 8 Dec 14, 3:58pm -
  • Vegas Coin Show New Venue Kicks Off with Counterfeits, Civil War Token Seminar
    The Vegas Show is happening for December 12-14 in Las Vegas at the Riviera Hotel and Casino, 29001 Las Vegas Blvd South. The event debuts at this new strip venue and is produced by CK Shows, promoter for the Las Vegas Numismatic Society coin shows an…
    - 14 days ago, 8 Dec 14, 2:10pm -
  • PCGS to Display Finest Gobrecht Dollar Set At 2015 FUN
    The all-time finest 1836-1839 Gobrecht Dollar patterns set will be exhibited for the first time anywhere in public at the January 2015 Florida United Numismatists convention. The display at the Professional Coin Grading Service (http://www.PCGS.com)…
    - 21 days ago, 1 Dec 14, 4:14pm -
  • US Mexican Numismatic Association Awards Ceremony. VIDEO: 7:04
    Kent Ponterio, Cory Frampton, USMNA Awards Presenters. The US Mexican Numismatic Association solicits articles from writers and researchers about Latin American numismatics. At their annual convention they honor authors for their contributions. Copyr…
    - 22 days ago, 30 Nov 14, 12:41pm -
  • NGC Grades The Donald G. Partrick Collection, Part I
    On November 10, 2014, the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) announced that the service has graded Part I of the phenomenal collection of Donald G. Partrick. A serious student of Early American coinage, Partrick carefully assembled a cabinet…
    - 42 days ago, 10 Nov 14, 7:51pm -
  • Excerpts from the E-Sylum: Wayne’s Numismatic Diary, November 2, 2014
    Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current volume of the E-Sylum eNewsletter. Today, Wayne writes about the Whitman Winter Expo in Baltimore that ran from October 3…
    - 49 days ago, 3 Nov 14, 8:55pm -
  • Whitman Baltimore Winter Expo 2014 Coin Show Report: Part 2
    By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek… In this, the second installment of CoinWeek’s coverage of the Whitman Baltimore Winter Expo 2014 Coin Show, I talk to a collector from Pennsylvania about his pursuit of a rare obsolete bank note and take a quick l…
    - 49 days ago, 3 Nov 14, 3:33pm -

US Coin News

  • Coin Market Emphasis on the U.S. Civil War Era
    By Adam Crum – Monaco Rare Coins It was 150 years ago that America’s greatest tragedy was coming to a close. The unimaginable tragedy of our deadliest war tore the United States apart, waging a regretful calamity of loss of life and property on a…
    - 12 days ago, 10 Dec 14, 9:35pm -
  • Classic U.S. Coins for less than $500 each, Part 9: Buffalo Nickels
    Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #254  A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds… For less than $500 per coin, a set of Buffalo nickels ‘by date’ (includ…
    - 12 days ago, 10 Dec 14, 6:39pm -
  • United States Mint Launches 25th America the Beautiful Quarters® Program Coin
    The United States Mint joined National Park Service officials today to launch the Everglades National Park quarter, the 25th coin in the bureau’s America the Beautiful Quarters® Program. The quarter’s reverse (tails) design, inspired by the bird…
    - 18 days ago, 4 Dec 14, 7:54pm -

People in the News

  • newKid Coin Dealers Trade at US Mexican Numismatic Association Convention. VIDEO: 2:55
    Ali Frampton and Izzy Heath Interviewer, David Lisot, CoinWeek……. You do not have to be an adult to be a coin dealer. Two young ladies at the US Mexican Numismatic Association Convention are a prime example of how age is not a factor in trading c…
    - 6 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 3:31pm -
  • Bernard von NotHaus Sentenced to Probation for Liberty Dollar Conviction
    CoinWeek Staff Reports…. Bernard von NotHaus, creator of the American Liberty Dollar (ALD), was sentenced to three years probation by a federal judge on December 2. This comes almost four years after his March 18, 2011 conviction in federal court o…
    - 18 days ago, 4 Dec 14, 5:21pm -
  • Bernard von NotHaus, “Architect” of the Liberty Dollar to be Sentenced
    Liberty Dollar creator and self proclaimed “monetary architect” Bernard von NotHaus, who was found guilty in US federal court in North Carolina on March 2011 of Counterfeiting and Fraud, is scheduled to appear on December 2nd before U.S. District…
    - 39 days ago, 14 Nov 14, 12:17am -
  • Central Virginia Coin Club President Jim Ransom (1943-2014)
    by Charles Morgan for CoinWeek… James Jerome “Jim” Ransom, Sr., President of the Central Virginia Coin Club, died October 6 after suffering a massive heart attack. He was 71 years old. Jim, as he was known, was one of the club’s founding memb…
    - 73 days ago, 10 Oct 14, 5:25pm -
  • Mexican Numismatic History: The 1811 Real de Catorce 8 Reales, An Insurgent Rather than a Royalist Issue
    Mexican Numismatic History: The 1811 Real de Catorce 8 Reales… By Carlos Jara - Mexican Coin Company Our company was privileged to recently handle a specimen of the very rare Real de Catorce provisional 8 Reales. Appearances of this rare type are u…
    - 74 days ago, 9 Oct 14, 1:53pm -
  • 193: The Year of Five Emperors
    Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek…. The Death of Commodus In Ridley Scott’s film Gladiator (2000), demented emperor Commodus (Joaquin Phoenix) is slain in the Colosseum by mortally wounded general-turned-gladiator Maximus (Russel…
    - 80 days ago, 3 Oct 14, 4:17pm -
  • A Crown and Taler Man, Reflections on Dr. John S. Davenport
    By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek…. Rarely does a single individual become identified so completely with any area of numismatics as did Dr. John S. Davenport (1907-2001). Over a period of more than 50 years, his name became synonymous with t…
    - 81 days ago, 2 Oct 14, 3:49pm -
  • Baldwins Marketing Director Talks about Promoting Coins and Collectibles. VIDEO: 4:57
    Harriette Moore, Marketing, Baldwins & Sons, Ltd Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……. What is it like to be involved in the promotion of one of Europe’s largest collectibles auction houses? Find out from Harriette Moore as she shares what…
    - 86 days ago, 27 Sep 14, 1:38pm -
  • CoinWeek Q&A with Former Congressman Mike Castle
    by Charles Morgan for CoinWeek…. Congressman Mike Castle served as governor of the state of Delaware from 1985 to 1992 and served almost eighteen years (1993-2011) as a member of the United States House of Representatives from Delaware’s at-large…
    - 98 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 1:14pm -
  • Interview with Designer of the 2015 Perth Mint Lunar Goat Gold and Silver Coins
    With Steven Cochran The Coin Explorer at Gainesville Coins ………   The Coin Explorer recently had the chance to ask Perth Mint coin artist Natasha Muhl about being chosen to design the 2015 Year of the Goat silver and gold coins for the Mint…
    - 11 Sep 14, 11:39pm -

World Coin News

  • newCentral Bank of the Philippines to Issue New Circulating Commemoratives Dec. 22
    By CoinWeek News Staff…. The Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas) announced today that it will release three new circulating commemorative coins starting December 22. One commemorative, a 5-piso coin, will honor Filipinos w…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Dec 14, 5:04pm -
  • newAs Relations with Cuba Thaw, Market for Cuban Coins Likely to Heat Up
    By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.com… Ask most Americans born following the Cuban Missile Crisis about Cuba, and you’ll probably hear about cigars or Guantanamo Bay. Maybe baseball. But America’s strained relationship and histor…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:19am -
  • newCreusy Numismatique’s to Auction 244 Gold and Silver World Coins in January
    By CoinWeek News Staff…. On January 6, 2015, from 8 to 10 am Eastern Standard Time, LiveAuctioneers.com will be hosting an auction of gold and silver world coins by Creusy Numismatique Genève. As the name suggests, Creusy Numismatique is a numisma…
    - 6 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 7:23pm -
  • newThe Royal Mint Unveils 2015 Sovereign UK Gold Coin
    CoinWeek Staff Reports… The Royal Mint has unveiled the 2015 Sovereign UK Gold Bullion Coin. The popular 22 carat gold coin features Ian Rank-Broadley’s effigy of Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse and the original portrait of The Sovereign by eng…
    - 6 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 3:30pm -
  • newThe Künker Berlin Sale: One Highlight after the Next
    1,078 lots with a total estimate of 6.5 million, these plain numbers catch best the amazement one is smitten with when flipping through the latest catalog of Fritz Rudolf Künker. Within the upcoming Berlin sale, to be held on January 29, 2015, one h…
    - 7 days ago, 15 Dec 14, 8:21pm -
  • newSeizure of Counterfeit Chinese Euro Coins a First, Says Italian Police
    By CoinWeek News Staff…. Sicilian investigators and Italian police seized 306,000 coins worth €556,000 (almost US$693,000) of counterfeit  1- and 2-euro coins from a shipping container in the southern port city of Naples on Friday, December 12.…
    - 9 days ago, 13 Dec 14, 8:34pm -
  • newCollecting the Coins of Austria: 10 Euro Cent
    10 Euro Cent (2002-Present) The 10 euro cent coin is the first of three “nordic gold” coins in the euro series. The coin is slightly smaller than the 5 euro cent but weighs 0.18 grams more. It’s made of brass and tends to hold its brilliance a…
    - 10 days ago, 12 Dec 14, 5:38pm -

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