Category Archives: Crown Coins

New Crown Coin Commemorates 150th Anniversary of Dickens’ Christmas Carol

The Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the new release and first Christmas coin of 2020 on behalf of Ascension Island. As Ascension Island is actually mentioned in Charles Dickens’ book Bleak House, we felt this would be a perfect fit for the issue of a Christmas Crown. We are excited to share the new […]

The post New Crown Coin Commemorates 150th Anniversary of Dickens’ Christmas Carol appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

BVI-2010-crown-olympics-silver-set-no-colour-b-1

British Virgin Islands: Colourful crowns celebrate Tokyo’s Olympiad in 2020

The government and treasury of the British Virgin Islands have released (6th August) a set of four crown coins which are in celebration of next year’s Summer Olympic Games, hosted by Japan. The XXXII Olympiad will be hosted in the City of Tokyo from the 24th July to the 9th August and will be the second time Japan has hosted the Summer Games, the last time being in 1964

Continue reading on Coin Update News

BVI-2010-crown-olympics-silver-set-no-colour-b-1

British Virgin Islands: Colourful crowns celebrate Tokyo’s Olympiad in 2020

The government and treasury of the British Virgin Islands have released (6th August) a set of four crown coins which are in celebration of next year’s Summer Olympic Games, hosted by Japan. The XXXII Olympiad will be hosted in the City of Tokyo from the 24th July to the 9th August and will be the second time Japan has hosted the Summer Games, the last time being in 1964

Continue reading on Coin Update News

World Coins – Heritage to Offer Denis Burger Collection of English Crowns, Mint Errors

Once again, Heritage will be offering a specialized single consignor collection of world coins for your bidding pleasure beginning on February 18, ending in a live session on March 17. This offering will be from The Denis Burger Collection of Crowns and Mint Errors, a collection strong in both British coins and in errors, particularly […]

The post World Coins – Heritage to Offer Denis Burger Collection of English Crowns, Mint Errors appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Falkland Islands: New titanium collector crown coins feature the crab

The government and treasury of the Falkland Islands have issued (30th August) new collector crown coins which feature one of the region’s most familiar side-walking sea-dwelling creatures — the ever familiar crab. These crustaceans are short-tailed members of the order Decapoda, and, as it happens, decapods occur in all oceans, in fresh water, and on land — with about 10,000 species having been described

Continue reading on Coin Update News

Canada: New double crown silver coin features unique cut-out maple-leaf shapes in design

The Royal Canadian Mint has launched (4th July) new silver Proof and colour coins which feature, as part of the design, unique cut-out shapes that represent the country’s national symbol, the maple leaf. Consisting of 13 cut-out maple leaf shapes, the number represents the 10 provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and three territories of Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut

Continue reading on Coin Update News

Ascension: Royal wedding of HRH Prince Henry of Wales celebrated on latest crown coin

The government and treasury of Ascension Island have issued (22nd March) new crown coins which are in celebration of the wedding of His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales, commonly known as Prince Harry to his fiancé Megan Markle, which will occur on the 19th May at Windsor Chapel.
Prince Henry is the third grandson of HM Queen Elizabeth II and HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, and the second son of HRH Charles, Prince of Wales, and the late Diana, Princess of Wales

Continue reading on Coin Update News

Australia: Definitive silver commemorative coins celebrate Gold Coast XXI Commonwealth Games

The Royal Australian Mint have issued (5th March) both traditional silver crowns and a one-kilo silver mega coin in celebration of the upcoming Commonwealth Games, which commence with an elaborate opening ceremony on the 4th April. The Commonwealth Games are staged every four years in the same way as the Olympics and offer an opportunity for athletes from the Commonwealth of Nations and territories to compete in a variety of sports during a 10-day event

Continue reading on Coin Update News

United Kingdom: Academy of Arts features on new £5 crown coin

The Royal Mint have launched (14th February) a new crown coin which is in celebration of the 250th anniversary of the Royal Academy of Arts. The striking of the Royal Academy 250th Anniversary Commemorative Coin highlights more than just the RA 250 celebrations — it also shines a light on a number of important historical, cultural, and symbolic links that have been maintained between the Royal Mint and the Royal Academy of Arts since it first opened in 1768

Continue reading on Coin Update News

United Kingdom: Regal crown coin celebrates four royal generations of succession

The Royal Mint has launched (29th January) a new five-pound crown coin in recognition of the rare instance of four generations of the royal family who are in line to the throne, which is presently held by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Not since 1894 has there been four generations of the royal family who were in succession to the throne at the same time

Continue reading on Coin Update News

British Indian Ocean Territory: Majestic manta ray depicted on new deep blue titanium crown coin

The government and treasury of the British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT) have issued (16th January) a new crown coin produced in both titanium and cupro-nickel which features the manta ray — an incredibly majestic creature known for its immense size and graceful nature.
Manta rays are found adjacent to tropical regions in warm or temperate waters and are large rays with triangular pectoral fins, horn-shaped cephalic fins, and gaping forward-facing mouths

Continue reading on Coin Update News

United Kingdom: Retro design crown coin issued to celebrate Prince George’s fifth birthday

The Royal Mint have unveiled (1st January) the design of a new crown coin which will be issued in celebration of the fifth birthday of His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge, eldest child of their Royal Highness’ the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, who was born on the 22nd July 2013, and first grandchild of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales.
It’s hard to believe that five years have already passed since the gun salutes were first fired in his honour and the bells of Westminster Abbey rang out in celebration

Continue reading on Coin Update News

Big Nolan’s Nugget, Adam Eckfeldt’s Gold and Papers Lead the Way in Goldberg’s Pre-Long Beach Auction

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek ….. A collection of rare and unique gold medals and personal papers once belonging to United States Mint Chief Coiner Adam Eckfeldt far exceeded pre-sale estimates, bringing $270,250 USD at Goldberg’s June 2017 Pre-Long Beach Auction. The sale, the company’s 98th, was held June 4-7 at the firm’s offices in […]

The post Big Nolan’s Nugget, Adam Eckfeldt’s Gold and Papers Lead the Way in Goldberg’s Pre-Long Beach Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek