Heritage’s largest World & Ancient coins offering to date, 6,500 lots strong; on the block April 10, at the Chicago International Coin Fair (CICF); AD 193 gold aureus of Emperor Pertinax expected to realize more than $60,000.
An 1865 Canadian... read more »
An “exceedingly rare” and valuable CANADIAN 1921 50 CENTS is set to be sold at the 2014 February Torex auction next month. This amazing piece has been graded by PCGS and it is believed to be one of the best known examples that exist. The... read more »
Missing Edge Lettering is the Second Example Discovered of the Sold-Out Issue
In 2013, the Royal Canadian Mint released a popular Silver $20 piece titled “Portrait of Power”. The coin boldly features the American Bald Eagle and was released... read more »
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... read more »
Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio, the foreign and ancients division of auction powerhouse Stack’s Bowers Galleries, is once again gearing up to sell world and ancient coins and paper money at public auction in November. Ancient and foreign coins... read more »
by Al Doyle for CoinWeek ………
Although the United States and Canada have their national currencies denominated in dollars and cents, that doesn’t mean the friendly neighbors are identical when it comes to issuing coins. Silver... read more »
WINNIPEG, MANITOBA – JUNE 14, 2013 – The Royal Canadian Mint officially opened its plating facility expansion and the Hieu C. Truong Centre of Excellence for Research and Development. The plating expansion will enable the Mint to increase... read more »
One of Canada’s most treasured personalities, comedian Martin Short, has partnered with the Royal Canadian Mint to deliver his own touching and intimate perspective of Canada on a new $3 fine silver collector coin.
“The Royal Canadian Mint... read more »
The fourth edition of Canadian Coins, Volume 2, Collector and Maple Leaf Issues will be released May 31st, 2013, at the Toronto Coin Expo which will be held at the Toronto Reference Library. The new 464-page fourth edition is current to March... read more »
Cris Bierrenbach, Vice President of World Coins, Heritage Auctions
Interviewer: David Lisot
The Chicago International Coin Fair hosts a major auction of ancient and world coins presented by Heritage Auctions.
Vice President Cris Bierrenbach... read more »
March 2, 2013 – The Perth Mint
For the month of March, The Perth Mint is pleased to showcase a stunning assortment of new product releases.
Australia is a continent rich in history, cultural diversity and unique habitats. The Perth Mint... read more »
The Royal Canadian Mint is delighted to put a national treasure back in the hands of Canadians by offering the public the unique chance to buy part of a rare collection of Canada’s first gold coins, produced by the Mint from 1912 to 1914 and... read more »
This is the first book-length study to be devoted to Canada’s most exotic and celebrated colonial-era coin, the Holey Dollar of Prince Edward Island and its accompanying Dump. The fruit of twenty years of research in international archives,... read more »
By Patrick A. Heller
Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com
On March 29, the Canadian government announced that it would permanently cease minting 1-cent coins by the end of April 2012. The final shipment of these coins to... read more »
by Louis Golino for CoinWeek
The Royal Canadian Mint‘s 2012 budget, which was issued on March 29, does not include funding for the production of one cent coins, according to Canadian and U.S. media sources.
The cost to produce and store... read more »