Category Archives: Modern world coins

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Dragon 1oz Silver Proof Rectangular Coins

The Perth Mint is excited to release this 1oz silver Proof coin featuring the Chinese dragon in a unique rectangular format. Depicted as serpentine-shaped creatures with large-eyes, horns, fish scales, and sharp claws, mythological dragons have been part of Chinese culture for thousands of years. Despite their fearsome appearance, they are considered to be benevolent […]

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Waltzing Matilda: New Banjo Patterson Coins From Royal Australian Mint

By Royal Australian Mint …… The Royal Australian Mint has launched a new limited edition commemorative coin set and three 50c coins commemorating Treasured Australian Poetry from Banjo Paterson. In honor of Paterson’s impact on Australia literature, the Royal Australian Mint presents a 2020 50c Uncirculated Three-Coin Set and three 2020 50c Uncirculated 50 coins […]

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Royal Canadian Mint Honors Champion of Haida Culture Bill Reid on New $2 Circulation Coin

One hundred years after the birth of the late Bill Reid, the legendary artist and advocate of Haida culture also known by the Haida name Iljuwas, the Royal Canadian Mint is issuing a new $2 circulation coin honoring his ground-breaking contributions to contemporary Indigenous art. The bold image of a grizzly bear, a favorite character […]

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From the Book Stacks: 100 Greatest Modern World Coins

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek ….. 100 Greatest Modern World Coins By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker; Foreword by Donald Scarinci.   Whitman Publishing LLC, 160 pages, lavishly illustrated, hardcover. Rarely has a numismatic book published in modern times achieved the overall excellence displayed by this newest Whitman Greatest title. Authors Charles Morgan and […]

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New Proof Gold Coin Complements Popular Penguin Series From Pobjoy Mint

Incredibly Low Issue Limit of 199 Proof Fine 1/25oz Gold Coin featuring the Macaroni Penguin Released on behalf of South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands Numbered certificate presented in a beautiful red box After the recent release of the South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands Penguin Series, The Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Tuvalu 2020 Industry in Motion 1oz Silver Antiqued 2-Coin Set

This Industry in Motion two-coin set celebrates the evolution of industry and machinery. Struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.99% pure silver, each innovative gear-shaped coin is issued as legal tender of Tuvalu. The cogwheel, also known as a cog or gear, was a device fundamental to the development of machinery. The rotating […]

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The Coinage of Manchukuo and the Last Emperor of China

By Jay Turner for PCGS …… The Last Emperor On March 1, 1932, a man by the name of Puyi became the Datong, or chief executive, of Manchukuo. It was just six days earlier that Puyi had accepted the offer with a drunken party to celebrate this event. This celebration included a wide variety of […]

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The Tiger: Penultimate Coin in Latest “Big Cats” 2 oz Silver Coin Series

Presented in an acrylic box with a complimentary outer sleeve that includes the certificate of authenticity Issue Limit: 500 The Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of the fourth and penultimate coin in a series of five coins featuring Big Cats of the World. The “Big 5” series in 2019 proved extremely popular […]

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First Read: 100 Greatest Modern World Coins… Review by Louis Golino

First Read, a continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature … By Louis Golino for CoinWeek …..   If you are a collector of American coins, you probably have long considered those coins issued in copper-nickel since 1965 (as well as modern bullion and commemoratives) to be “modern” coins and […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Great Southern Land 1oz Silver Proof Opal Coin

This coin features the great southern Australian continent in stunning Australian opal. Australia is the planet’s sixth-largest country yet the smallest of the world’s continents. Evolving across more than 3,000 million years, it is also unique as the lowest, flattest and driest continent (after Antarctica) and home to a diverse range of climates, landscapes, and […]

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Gentoo Penguin on 2nd Coin in 50p Series From South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands

Cupro Nickel Diamond Finish Colored coin available in a special collector’s album Incredibly Low Issue Limit: 2,500 The Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the second 50 pence coin in the new series on behalf of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Government. The second coin in the series features the gentoo penguin. The […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Battle of Britain 80th Anniversary Gold Proof Coins

The Battle of Britain took place over southern England and the English Channel between July and October 1940. Pitting Britain’s Royal Air Force (RAF) against the German Luftwaffe, it was the first major campaign of the Second World War to be fought entirely by air forces. Following the Fall of France, the might of Nazi […]

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Island Games Commemorated on Three Unusual Circulating Coins

Three new coins individually presented in their own unique numbered packs Particularly unusual coins with alternate polishing and frosting Small Issue Limit: 2,019 Produced on behalf of the Gibraltar Government In the early 1980s, the idea of organizing “The Year of Sports” was born, with the highlight of the year being the Islands Games. The […]

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Perth Mint – Australia 2020 Year of the Mouse 10 Kilo Silver Bullion Coin

This 10 kilo silver coin, produced by The Perth Mint, celebrates the Year of the Mouse, the first of 12 animals associated with the ancient Chinese lunar calendar. Those born under the sign of the Chinese lunar mouse in 2020, 2008, 1996, 1984, 1972, and every 12th preceding year, are said to be smart, resourceful, […]

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New Series of Dutch Silver Ducats Focuses on Country’s Famous Castles

By Coin & Currency Institute …… The Silver Ducat has been part of the heritage of the Netherlands Mint for 350 years. But with the 2020 issue, it takes on an appearance unlike any of its predecessors. Although the requisite standing armored knight is on the obverse as required by the law, on each of […]

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Maria Montessori Commemorated on New Italian Bimetallic Coin

By the Italian Mint …… The second commemorative coin of the Numismatic Collection 2020 of the Italian State Mint was recently issued today by the Ministry of Economy and Finances. The coin is dedicated to Maria Montessori, the illustrious Italian pedagog who lived at the beginning of the 20th century. She became famous throughout the […]

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Maria Montessori Commemorated on New Italian Bimetallic Coin

By the Italian Mint ……   The second commemorative coin of the Numismatic Collection 2020 of the Italian State Mint was recently issued today by the Ministry of Economy and Finances. The coin is dedicated to Maria Montessori, the illustrious Italian pedagog who lived at the beginning of the 20th century. She became famous throughout […]

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Hungary Commemorates 30th Anniversary of Stock Exchange After Fall of Communism

By Coin & Currency Institute ……   The National Bank of Hungary (Magyar Nemzeti Bank) is issuing a silver collector coin with a face value of 10,000 forints and a copper-nickel version of 2,000 forints to mark the 30th anniversary of the re-establishment of the Budapest Stock Exchange. By reopening the stock exchange, one of […]

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Missing Blank Space Makes Chinese Peacock Coin Worth Over $100,000

The modern Chinese Peacock series of coins is always popular with collectors. But despite these coins’ popularity and beauty, you can usually purchase a high-grade 1993 Peacock 150 Yuan for under $10,000 USD or even under $5,000. Heritage Auctions will be selling a very special piece that will likely sell for more than 10 times […]

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The Panther: Third Entry in Big Cats Coin Series Now Available

Presented in an acrylic box with a complimentary outer sleeve that includes the certificate of authenticity Issue Limit: 500 The Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of the third coin in a series of five coins featuring Big Cats of the World. The “Big 5” series in 2019 proved extremely popular with collectors […]

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New 50 Pence Penguin Coins From South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands

After popular demand, The Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the first 50 pence coin series on behalf of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Government. The first coin in the new series features the chinstrap penguin (Pygoscelis antarcticus). The penguins coins have been vastly popular with collectors and this very-low-issue-limit series is sure […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Kookaburra 2oz Silver Proof Gilded High Relief Coin

This extraordinary 2oz silver Proof gilded high-relief coin celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Australian Kookaburra Proof Coin. A first from The Perth Mint, elements of the high-relief design have been gilded in 24-carat gold, superbly combining two celebrated minting techniques. Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 2oz of 99.99% pure silver […]

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Buel Spoon: Legendary Fishing Lure Commemorated on New Collector Coins

The Lure That Revolutionized Fishing Cook Islands. 20 dollars. 2020. Gold .9999. 1/10 oz. 22.5 x 14 mm. Silk finish. Mintage: 1,000. Special Technology: concave minting. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Cook Islands. 2 dollars. 2020. Silver .999. 1/2 oz. 40 x 25 mm. Silk finish. Mintage: 2,000. Special technology: concave minting. B. H. Mayer’s […]

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Ultra High Relief Silver Coin Commemorates Mayflower 400th Anniversary

The Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of a brand new Ultra High Relief Silver Proof coin to celebrate the 400th Anniversary of the Pilgrim Voyage on the Mayflower. In September of 1620, the Mayflower set sail from Plymouth in the United Kingdom to voyage to America. The 102 passengers and 30 crew […]

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The Canadian Silver Dollars of 1935-67

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS …… The coins of Canada attract collectors from all around the world with their beautiful, nature-themed designs and motifs of British royalty spanning back to the long and colorful reign of Queen Victoria. Of all the coins struck for Canada since its provincial days in the late 1850s, among the […]

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Latest Talisman From Coin Invest Trust Protects Against the Evil Eye

Evil Eye Palau. 5 dollars 2020. Silver .999. 1 oz. Proof. 38.61 mm. Mintage: 2,500. Special Technology: partial color application combined with cold enamel. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description of the Coin One side features the abstract shape of an eye with pupil, iris and background of contrasting colors; the entire surface is filled […]

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Boudica Warrior Queen – Ultra High Relief Silver Coin From Isle of Man

Boudica – Warrior Queen Isle of Man. 5 pounds. 2020. Silver .999. 3 oz. 55 mm. Antique finish. Mintage: 999. Special Technology: Smartminting© Ultra High Relief. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description of the Coin One side is dedicated to the Celtic queen Boudica: it depicts the queen with an elaborate braided hairstyle in front […]

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Apollo 13 Commemorative High Relief Silver Coins Mark 50th Anniversary

Special Permission Granted by NASA for use of the ‘Meatball’ logo 2020 Marks the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 13 mission Portrays the iconic image of the Lunar Module splashing down in the South Pacific Ocean with the parachutes falling behind it Mintage of only 650 The Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release […]

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Mint of Poland Honors Pope John Paul II on New Coin

By Mint of Poland …… The late Pope John Paul II continues to be a source of inspiration for many, including artists who create timeless mementos of his life and pontificate. In tribute to one of the greatest Poles in history, on the initiative of the Mint of Poland a commemorative coin “Karol Wojtyła in […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Kangaroo 1oz Silver Gilded Coin

This spectacular silver gilded coin features a true blue Aussie icon – the kangaroo, gilded in stunning 24-carat gold. Each coin is meticulously struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.99% pure silver, and issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965. The Perth Mint will release no more than 5,000 of […]

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Hungarian Coins Commemorate 150 Years of Fire Departments

By Coin & Currency Institute …… Count Ödön Széchenyi laid the foundations for organized fire departments in Hungary, with the recruitment of the first volunteers, the creation of professional associations, and finally the nation-wide collaboration of different associations across the country. As a result of his efforts, the Hungarian Firefighters’ Federation, the legal predecessor of […]

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Big Cats of the World Now Available in Cupronickel

Pobjoy Mint are delighted to announce the release of a five coin series featuring The Big Cats of the World in Cupro Nickel. Issued on behalf of Sierra Leone, each coin features the head of one of the Big Cats, emphasizing the power of these animals and illustrating the appeal of these cats. Most of […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 End of WWII 75th Anniversary 1/10oz Silver Coin

This 1/10oz silver coin commemorates 75 years since the end of World War II (WWII), which was the deadliest international conflict in history, accounting for the lives of an estimated 60 to 80 million soldiers and civilians. From the outbreak of war in 1939, the Allied and Axis powers fought predominately in Europe and Asia, […]

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History Headlines Royal Canadian Mint’s Latest Collector Coins

The Royal Canadian Mint released its entire fine silver Floral Emblems of Canada coin series on Tuesday, May 5. This follows the launch of the first two coins earlier this year featuring Ontario and Quebec. Each coin features the official floral emblem of each province and territory, illustrated by artist Lisa Thomson-Khan. This bouquet of […]

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British Icon Mr. Bean Celebrated on New Coin From CIT

Happy Birthday, Mr. Bean! Cook Islands. 5 dollars. 2020. Silver .999. 1 oz. 38.61 mm. Proof. Mintage: 999. Special Technology: color application. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description of the Coin One side features a three-quarter view of Mr. Bean in front of the Union Jack in two appearances: the actual human being right looking […]

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The Coin Analyst Talks to Chiara Principe, Italian Medallic Artist and Sculptor

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ….. Italian artist Chiara Principe has been designing and sculpting coins and medals for over a decade and has extensive training as an artist and sculptor using traditional and modern methods. Best known for her work on Vatican commemorative coins, she has received international recognition for her many accomplishments. In […]

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Ancient Tortoise of Aegina Reprised on New High Relief Coin

Tortoise Cook Islands. 5 dollars. 2020. Silver .999. 1 oz. Approx. 30 mm. Antique finish. Mintage: 999. Special Technology: smartminting©. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description of the Coin One side features a tortoise in the style of Aeginetic staters. At its right and left, C-I for Cook Islands. The other side features the portrait […]

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Celebrate the Year of the Ox With Gold and Silver Coins

Year of the Ox Mongolia. 1,000 Togrog. 2021. Silver .999. 1 oz. Antique finish. Size approx. 35 mm. Mintage: 999. Technology: smartminting©. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description of the Year of the Ox Coin Shape: small sculpture in the shape of an ox. One side shows the features of an ox with a flower […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Brisbane Expo Privy Mark Kookaburra 1oz Silver Coin

This exclusive 2020 Brisbane Money Expo ANDA Special from The Perth Mint celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Australian Kookaburra Bullion Coin. The coin also features a Cooktown Orchid privy mark, Queensland’s floral emblem, to signify the show that was due to take place in Brisbane on the 2-3 of May 2020. Although the Money […]

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Hungary Issues Massive Coins Commemorating 30 Years of Freedom, Departure of Last Russian Soldier

  By Coin & Currency Institute …… After mass demonstrations by a unified opposition in 1989, free elections were held in Hungary, and resulted in a new parliament convening on May 2, 1990. When the last occupying Soviet solider left the country on June 19, 1991, the goals for which the heroes of the 1956 […]

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Netherlands to Issue 2020 Gold Ducat Coins by Reservation Only

By Coin & Currency Institute …. The Dutch Gold Ducat and Double Gold Ducat are appearing in another variation of their traditional, classic design for their 2020 issue. The first Gold Ducat with the legendary standing knight was struck in Holland under the United Provinces in 1586. The first Double Ducat came from the province […]

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First Pobjoy Flash Sale for May Features Charlie Brown Coin, Angry Birds

By Pobjoy Mint …… Starting this week, Pobjoy Mint will be offering different coins or groups of coins at a Special Flash Sale price. This first offer expires at 8:00 am on Monday, May 4. All orders will be shipped within 3-4 business days. Free Shipping anywhere in the US. This week we are offering […]

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British Rarities Rank Among the 100 Greatest Modern World Coins

By Dennis Tucker for Whitman Publishing …… Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) announced in April 2020 that its London affiliate, NGC UK, has certified a 1952 British penny. If an American collector focuses only on U.S. coins and doesn’t study money from across the Pond, this might seem like a strange thing to publicize. The United […]

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British Rarities Rank Among the 100 Greatest Modern World Coins

By Dennis Tucker for Whitman Publishing ……   Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) announced in April 2020 that its London affiliate, NGC UK, has certified a 1952 British penny. If an American collector focuses only on U.S. coins and doesn’t study money from across the Pond, this might seem like a strange thing to publicize. The […]

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75th Anniversary of VE Day Commemorated on New 50 Pence Coin

Cupro Nickel Diamond Finish 50p coin presented in a special pack Also Produced in Proof Sterling Silver with Certificate Issue Limit: 7,500 Cupro Nickel Diamond Finish in Color Produced on behalf of the Gibraltar Government To commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day, Pobjoy Mint is pleased to announce the release of this special Colored […]

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Blue Skies and Tailwinds From CIT on Proof High Relief Propeller Coin

Airplane Propeller – Blue Skies Cook Islands. 10 dollars. 2020. Silver .999. 2 oz. 38.61 mm. Black Proof. Mintage: 999. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description One side is dominated by the propeller of an airplane, behind it, the cockpit; in the background, compass scale; in the left field, inscription BLUE SKIES & TAILWINDS. The […]

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Coin Profile – 2019 Alderney 1 oz Silver Puffin Coin

The 1 troy oz puffin coin has a limited mintage of 10,000 coins worldwide and has been graded a near perfect coin by PCGS. This release of the APMEXclusive® Alderney Five Pounds features a striking image of a Puffin Coin in .999 fine Silver. The common puffin, named after its puffed-up swollen appearance (although its […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Kangaroo 1/4oz Gold Proof Coin

The Perth Mint is pleased to present this gorgeous 1/4oz gold Proof Kangaroo featuring the latest kangaroo design. Struck by The Perth Mint from 1/4oz of 99.99% pure gold in proof quality, the coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965. The Perth Mint will release no more than 500 of […]

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Racoon Dog: Trickster of Japanese Folklore on Third Woodland Spirits Silver Coin

Woodland Spirits – Racoon Dog Mongolia. 500 Togrog. 2020. Silver .999. 1 oz. Partly pad printed. 38.61 mm. Proof. Mintage: 1,500. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description of the Coin One side presents the head of a racoon dog in front view; the animal is hiding in a flower field. Below, the series’ title Woodland […]

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Racoon Dog: Trickster of Japanese Folklore on Third Woodland Spirits Silver Coin

Woodland Spirits – Racoon Dog Mongolia. 500 Togrog. 2020. Silver .999. 1 oz. Partly pad printed. 38.61 mm. Proof. Mintage: 1,500. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description of the Coin One side presents the head of a racoon dog in front view; the animal is hiding in a flower field. Below, the series’ title Woodland […]

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Royal Australian Mint Releases 2020 Tokyo Olympic Coins on Schedule

  Limited-edition coins celebrating our Olympic and Paralympic teams.By Royal Australian Mint …… The Royal Australian Mint has released three limited-edition coins celebrating our Olympic and Paralympic teams. Despite the Tokyo games being postponed until 2021, the new coins have been released on their original schedule to keep the Olympic spirit alive. “The games have […]

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Coin Profile – 2019 Australia 1 oz Silver $1 Batavia Shipwreck Triangular Coin

Batavia Shipwreck Triangular Coin This unique Batavia Shipwreck Triangular Coin depicts the Batavia, one of Australia’s oldest shipwrecks, in one ounce of .999 fine Silver. There is a limited mintage of 20,000 coins available in this release. Batavia Shipwreck Triangular Coin Highlights: Limited mintage of 20,000 coins worldwide. Each coin comes individually packaged in a unique,  Coin […]

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Plesiosaur Latest Coin in High Relief Silver Prehistoric Beasts Series

Prehistoric Beasts – Plesiosauria Mongolia. 2,000 Togrog. 2020. Silver .999. 3 oz. Blue-rock finish. 65 mm. Proof. Mintage: 499. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description of the Coin One side presents the fossilized skeleton of a plesiosaur; below in italics Plesiosauria, Blainville, 1835; in block letters Mesozoic era. The other side features the coat of […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 End of WWII 75th Anniversary 1oz Silver Proof Coin With Privy Mark

These beautiful and silver coins commemorate 75 years since the end of World War II. Each piece bears internationally recognised motifs of peace, representing poignant tributes to the courage and sacrifice of those who fought in the name of freedom from tyranny. Struck by The Perth Mint from 99.99% pure gold and 99.99% pure silver, […]

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Stack’s Bowers Ponterio Highlights May 2020 Hong Kong Coin, Paper Money Auction

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio is tremendously excited to present their May Hong Kong Coin and Paper Money auction—a monumental event that marks a decade of the firm’s sales in Asia. The sale has generated a great deal of interest due to its vast array of rare coins and paper money, over 3,850 lots in total. […]

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NGC Certifies Unique 1952 Great Britain Penny

In Great Britain, the year 1952 saw a change of monarch, the first home-use microwave oven and the Great Smog of London, but nothing so common as a penny issued by the Royal Mint. Only one Great Britain penny is believed to have been struck in 1952, and it was recently certified by Numismatic Guaranty […]

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Coin Profile – 2018 Mexico 2-Coin Silver Libertad Proof & Reverse Proof Set

The Banco de México has partnered with APMEX to produce 500 worldwide of these unique two-coin sets featuring its most popular design. This beautiful APMEXclusive® set contains two 2018 Silver Mexican Libertad coins in both Proof and Reverse Proof finishes. Silver Libertads are Mexico’s treasured coins and this Proof/Reverse Proof 2018 set continues the beloved series that […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Wedge-Tailed Eagle 1oz Platinum Proof Coin

This extraordinary 1 oz platinum Wedge-Tailed Eagle Proof coin features a fresh new design celebrating Australia’s largest bird of prey from renowned American coin engraver John M. Mercanti. The Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle 2020 1oz Platinum Proof Coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 99.95% pure platinum and issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency […]

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Royal Canadian Mint Continues to Mark Important Commemorations With New Collector Coins

As the Royal Canadian Mint takes measures to safeguard employee health and safety and prioritizes manufacturing operations to support trade and commerce, it continues to offer high-quality collectibles to its loyal customers. In doing so, the Mint is proud to commemorate important turning points in Canadian and world history, such as the 75th anniversaries of […]

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Coin Profile – 2019 Netherlands 1 oz Silver Lion Dollar MS-70 PCGS (FS)

With a history of more than 400 years, the Royal Dutch Mint presents a 1 oz Brilliant Uncirculated Lion Dollar restrike with a limited mintage of 15,000 coins worldwide. In addition to these coins being an APMEXclusive®, we have partnered with PCGS to create a custom label made specifically for this coin. The design of the label […]

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Coin Profile – 2020 Laos 1 oz Silver 500 KIP Indochinese Tiger

Laos Indochinese Tiger Product Details This bullion silver coin issued by the country of Laos features the Indochinese tiger. This APMEXclusive® has a limited mintage of 10,000 coins. Indochinese Tiger Coin Highlights: Mintage of 10,000 Contains 1 oz of .999 fine Silver. APMEXclusive® worldwide. View more exclusives here Coin comes in protective packaging. Obverse: Depicts the Bank […]

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A Guide to the Austrian Mint’s 25 Euro Niobium Coin Series

Niobium Coin Article Originally by Louis Golino and Updated April 2020 by CoinWeek …..   The Austrian Mint is one of the world’s oldest mints, with historical roots that date back to 1194. It is best known for its Philharmonic silver and gold coins, which are among the world’s most widely traded bullion coins,however since 2003 the mint has […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Dragon 1oz Gold, Silver Bullion Rectangular Coins

The Perth Mint is excited to release these 1oz gold and silver bullion coins featuring two Chinese dragons in a unique rectangular format. In Chinese culture, the dragon is revered as a divine mythical creature, a symbol of power, strength, wealth, and good fortune, and it is often portrayed alongside a luminous or flaming pearl. […]

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Gold, Silver Coins Commemorate Italian Renaissance Artist Raffaello Sanzio

Raffaello Sanzio By the Italian Mint …… The State Mint of Italy has produced two coins, one in silver and one in gold, to celebrate Raffaello Sanzio the illustrious artist of Urbino, on the fifth centenary of his death. The silver coin will have a circulation of 5,000 pieces in Proof, and it has a […]

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Royal Canadian Mint Commemorates Hudson’s Bay Company 350th Anniversary With Silver Coin

In 1670, a Royal Charter was granted to “the Governor and Company of Adventurers of England trading into Hudson Bay.” Today, HBC is one of North America’s oldest companies and this year celebrates its 350 year anniversary, marking an incredible milestone in the company’s rich history. To commemorate this occasion, the Royal Canadian Mint is […]

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Mahatma Gandhi Latest in CIT’s Revolutionaries Gold, Silver Coin Series

Revolutionaries – Mahatma Gandhi (1869–1948) Mongolia. 1000 Togrog. 2020. Gold .9999. 0.5 g. 13.92 mm. Proof. Mintage: 5,000. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The reverse depicts a frontal portrait of Mahatma Gandhi, in the left field, MAHATMA GANDHI in Latin and Mongolian script, in the field below, 2020. The obverse features the coat of […]

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The 1989 Dragon and Phoenix Pattern Coins—A Timeless Pairing With a Modern Flair

By Jeremy Bostwick – Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack’s Bowers …… Animal iconography has long played an important role in Chinese art, with the fauna associated with the Lunar New Year being just one aspect. While the dragon—one of the most iconic images associated with Chinese culture—is a part of this lunar cycle, another—the phoenix—is […]

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New Coin From British Virgin Islands Honors 400th Anniversary of the Mayflower

Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of a brand new cupro-nickel $1 coin to celebrate the 400th Anniversary of the Pilgrim Voyage on the Mayflower. In September of 1620, the Mayflower set sail from Plymouth in the United Kingdom, to voyage to America, known at the time to the English as the New […]

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Still Trapped: Mankind’s Greatest Fears Continue on New Silver Coin From CIT

Still Trapped Cook Islands. 5 Dollars 2020. Silver .999. 1 oz. 38.61 mm. Antique Finish. Mintage: 999 pcs. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse features the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II designed by Ian Rank-Broadley (initials IRB); surrounded by the sovereign’s name, the country of issue and the denomination 5 DOLLARS. The reverse […]

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The Don Diego Luna Collection Month-Long Auction of Cuban Coins and Currency From Heritage

The latest offering among Heritage’s Month-Long auctions is the Don Diego Luna Collection. This collection is focused entirely on Cuba, containing selections of coins, currency, tokens, medals, and even badges. This auction, takes place entirely through coins.HA.com, with a live auction to be conducted through Heritage Live scheduled for 8 PM CT on March 29. […]

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Madonna of Bruges Honored With Gilt Silver Coin

Madonna of Bruges Cook Islands. 2020. Silver .999. Gilded. 3 oz. Silk finish. Size 60 x 30 mm. Mintage: 501. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The blank is minted in the shape of a Madonna with a child. The obverse features the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley (initials: IRB) in a […]

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Royal Canadian Mint Presents First-Ever Collectible Coin in Shape of Cut Diamond

Breaking the mold to prove there can be more than two sides to a coin, the Royal Canadian Mint has proudly created a collectible in the three-dimensional shape of a real cut diamond. The 2020 $50 Fine Silver Diamond Shaped Coin – Forevermark© Diamond is crafted from three ounces of 99.99% pure silver and is […]

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Royal Canadian Mint Launches Largest-Ever Gold Maple Leaf Coin

The Royal Canadian Mint has produced the largest Gold Maple Leaf coin ever made, struck in exquisite detail and high relief at the Mint’s Ottawa facility. As the only Mint in the world crafting coins from 99.999% pure gold, the 10-kilogram product offers collectors a unique luxury experience. In creating its second only such offering, […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Surfboard 2oz Silver Colored Coin

One of Australia’s most popular pastimes, surfing is enjoyed by millions of people around the country. In an Australian first, this colored coin is shaped like a surfboard in an innovative release certain to appeal to enthusiasts of the sport. Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 2oz of 99.99% pure silver and […]

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Cheetah Coin Second in ‘Big Cats’ High Relief 2 oz Silver Series

Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of the second coin in a series of five coins featuring Big Cats of the World. The “Big 5” series in 2019 proved extremely popular with collectors and we know this series will do the same. Issued on behalf of Sierra Leone, these new coins are being […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Hand of Faith 1oz Gold, Silver Bullion Coins

These commemorative gold and silver bullion coins mark 40 years since the discovery of the Hand of Faith nugget. The largest gold nugget still in existence and the second biggest ever found, the Hand of Faith was discovered by Kevin Hillier 200 kilometers northwest of Melbourne near the small Victoria town of Kingower on September […]

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Latest in Silver Charm Silver Coin Series: Gilded Fortune From CIT

Silver Charms: Gilded Fortune Palau. 5 dollars 2020. Silver .999, gilded. 1 oz. Silk finish. 38.61 mm. Mintage: 777. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description of the Coin The blank has the shape of a four-leave clover with stem. The obverse shows elaborate, intertwined ornaments. The reverse depicts the coat of arms of Palau, above, […]

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Special Collectors Coin Helps Efforts to Fight Wildfires in Australia

15% of the proceeds from this coin will be donated to the NSW Wildlife Information, Rescue and Education Services   Since Australia’s fire season began in late July of last year, the country has been devastated by the worst wildfires seen in decades, and so in support of the efforts being made to combat these […]

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Royal Canadian Mint Dedicates 2020 Black History Month Coin to NHL Trailblazer Willie O’Ree

Fredericton-born Willie O’Ree made sports and human rights history the moment he donned a Boston Bruins jersey and stepped onto the ice of the Montreal Forum on January 18, 1958. That night, O’Ree became the first black player to play in the National Hockey League (NHL), inspiring generations of hockey players from diverse backgrounds to […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Kookaburra 2 Kilo Silver Antiqued High Relief Coin

The Perth Mint is excited to release this spectacular 2 kilo silver coin featuring the Australian kookaburra. Known as Australia’s ‘king of the bush’, kookaburras are also popular inhabitants of urban areas, including national parks and botanical gardens full of incredible native flora and fauna. These birds mate for life and occupy the same territories […]

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New Coin Commemorates 25th Anniversary of Beloved Children’s Book Guess How Much I Love You

With over 47 million copies sold worldwide in 57 languages, Guess How Much I Love You, written by Sam McBratney and illustrated by Anita Jeram, is a classic children’s book celebrating the deep and tender bond of unconditional love. Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the new release of a stunning 50p coin featuring the […]

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Female Cricketer on Australian Coin for 1st Time in Celebration of ICC Women’s T20 World Cup

By Royal Australian Mint …… To celebrate what is set to be a historic year for the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup, the International Cricket Council (ICC), the Royal Australian Mint and retail partner Woolworths have teamed up to release a limited edition $2 coin. The coin, created by The Royal Australian Mint, is the […]

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Majestic Eagle Series in High-Relief Gold, Silver and Copper From Coin Invest Trust

Majestic Eagle Gold Mongolia. 25,000 Togrog 2020. Gold .9999. 1 oz. Proof. 33 mm. Mintage: 199 pcs. Mongolia. 1,000 Togrog 2020. Gold .9999. 1/10 oz. Proof. 16.5 mm. Mintage: 999 pcs. Silver Mongolia. 2,000 Togrog 2020. Silver .999. 3 oz. Proof. 45 mm. Mintage: 500 pcs. Mongolia. 500 Togrog 2020. Silver .999. 1 oz. Proof. […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Figure 8 Dragon and Phoenix 2oz Silver Antiqued Coin

In traditional Chinese culture, the dragon is revered as a divine creature and potent symbol of power, strength, wealth and good fortune. The phoenix is regarded as an immortal bird whose rare appearance is believed to foreshadow harmony. In feng shui, the dragon and the phoenix are considered perfect matches for one another. The phoenix […]

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First 50p From South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands to Feature HMS Resolution

Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the world’s first 50 pence coin on behalf of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands government. The new coin features HMS Resolution captained by James Cook. 2020 celebrates the bicentennary of the reign of George III, Britain’s longest-reigning king. During his rule in 1775, explorer Captain Cook made […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Mini Roo 0.5g Gold Coin

The cute Mini Roo returns in 2020 with a new coin design. Struck by The Perth Mint from 0.5g of 99.99% pure gold, the coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965. Design The reverse of each coin portrays an adult kangaroo with a joey in the background, the coin’s weight […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 World Money Fair Kookaburra 1oz Silver Colored Coin

Marking the 2020 World Money Fair to be held between the 31st of January and the 2nd of February, The Perth Mint has released an exclusive coin show special celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Australian Kookaburra Bullion Coin featuring the 2020 Australian kookaburra design in vivid color. Each coin is struck by The Perth […]

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UK Music Legends Queen to be Celebrated on Royal Mint Coin

The commemorative coin, which marks the first of The Royal Mint’s ‘Music Legends’ collection, is available in Gold Proof, Silver Proof, and Brilliant Uncirculated   The Royal Mint has announced the iconic band, Queen, will be celebrated with the launch of a commemorative coin collection, making it the first time that a British band has […]

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James Bond Collector Coins: Perth Mint Puts 007 in its Sights

The Perth Mint is delighted to announce the release of a series of limited edition commemoratives to celebrate the James Bond films under license from EON Productions. The first official James Bond film, Dr. No, was brought to cinemas in 1962 by producers Albert R Broccoli and Harry Saltzman. Nearly 60 years later, the 25th […]

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Reverse Frosted Silver Bullion Coin Honors the 400th Anniversary of the Mayflower

Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of a brand new reverse frosted bullion $1 coin to celebrate the 400th Anniversary of the Pilgrim Voyage on the Mayflower. In September of 1620, the Mayflower set sail from Plymouth in the United Kingdom, to voyage to America, known at the time to the English as […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Lunar Series III Year of the Mouse 2oz Silver Antiqued Coin

The first coin in our Australian Lunar Series to feature an ‘antiqued’ finish, this 2oz silver release portrays our 2020 Year of the Mouse design in exceptional detail. Those born under the sign of the Chinese lunar mouse in 2020, 2008, 1996, 1984, 1972 and every 12th preceding year are said to be smart, resourceful, […]

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First Coin in ‘Big Cats’ High Relief 2 oz Silver Series Features the Lion

Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of the first coin in a series of five coins featuring Big Cats of the World. The “Big 5” series in 2019 proved extremely popular with collectors and we know this series will be the same. Issued on behalf of Sierra Leone, these new coins are being […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Wedge-Tailed Eagle 1oz Gold Proof High Relief Coin

This extraordinary 1oz gold high relief coin features a fresh new design celebrating Australia’s largest bird of prey from renowned American coin engraver John M. Mercanti. Named for its long, distinctively shaped tail, the wedge-tailed eagle is one of the biggest eagles in the world. Found throughout mainland Australia, Tasmania, and southern Papua New Guinea, […]

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Swiss Mint Issues World’s Smallest Gold Coin showing Albert Einstein

By The Federal Mint Swissmint …… The Smallest Gold Coin in the World With determination, patience, and ingenuity, Albert Einstein established his enduring fame in 1905 with the formula “E = mc2“, revolutionizing the world of physics. Swissmint has now tried to revolutionize the world of coins with the striking of the “smallest gold coin […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Tuvalu 2020 Year of the Mouse Rotating Charm 1oz Silver Coin

This 1oz silver antiqued coin is an excitingly innovative release featuring a central gold-plated rotating charm in the shape of the first animal in the ancient Chinese lunar calendar, the mouse. Those born under the sign of the Chinese lunar mouse in 2020, 2008, 1996, 1984, 1972 and every 12th preceding year are said to […]

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Donald Scarinci on ‘100 Greatest Modern World Coins’ Book

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In March 2020 Whitman Publishing will release 100 Greatest Modern World Coins by numismatists Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker. Here, Donald Scarinci, medallic art historian and Coin of the Year judge, shares his thoughts on modern world coinage and the new book

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Lunar Series III Year of the Mouse 1oz Platinum Proof Coin

This remarkable 2020 Year of the Mouse release is the first pure platinum proof issue from the Australian Lunar Coin Series. Highlighting the first animal in the Chinese zodiac, the coin’s surface treatment combines a mirror-like polished background and delicately frosted relief. Those born under the sign of the Chinese lunar mouse in 2020, 2008, […]

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Classic Hungarian Gold Florin Recreated on Modern Coin

By Coin & Currency Institute …… The only gold coin Hungary will issue in 2020 reaches back seven centuries, to the florins (goldguldens) of King Ulászló, or Vladislaus, for its inspiration. The 50,000 forint legal tender gold coin is modeled after a coin minted for Ulászló now in the collection of the Hungarian National Museum. […]

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Donald Scarinci on the 100 Greatest Modern World Coins: Whitman

In March 2020, Whitman Publishing will release 100 Greatest Modern World Coins, by numismatists Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker. The 168-page coffee-table hardcover will be available from booksellers and hobby shops nationwide, and online (including at www.Whitman.com). Here, medallic-art historian Donald Scarinci shares his thoughts on modern world coinage and the new book. * * […]

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Royal Australian Mint Celebrates 50 Years of Indian Pacific Train with 50p Coin

By Royal Australian Mint …… The Royal Australian Mint is celebrating 50 years of Journey Beyond Rail Expeditions’ revered Indian Pacific with a new colored 50 cent coin depicting the iconic Australian train and the announcement of a competition to win a trip for two on the transcontinental journey. Royal Australian Mint CEO Ross MacDiarmid […]

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Royal Australian Mint Celebrates 50 Years of Indian Pacific Train with 50c Coin

By Royal Australian Mint …… The Royal Australian Mint is celebrating 50 years of Journey Beyond Rail Expeditions’ revered Indian Pacific with a new colored 50 cent coin depicting the iconic Australian train and the announcement of a competition to win a trip for two on the transcontinental journey. Royal Australian Mint CEO Ross MacDiarmid […]

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Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique 1985 Canada National Parks Proof $100 Platinum Uniface Coin

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News …… This is the only known Canadian $100 platinum striking of any design or series. This is one of the most spectacular coins ever released by the Royal Canadian Mint. It is certified by PCGS as an “Unofficial Platinum Strike Uniface.” Lab analysis determined that the metal composition […]

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Perth Mint Presents the Jewelled Tiger 2020 10oz Gold Proof Coin

The Perth Mint is delighted to present The Jewelled Tiger, an exceptional collectible showcasing rare and spectacular treasures from two Western Australian icons – Argyle Pink Diamonds and The Perth Mint. Struck from 10oz of 99.99% pure gold in proof quality, the coin is surmounted by a phenomenal three-dimensional representation of one of the most […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Opal Lunar Series Year of the Mouse 1oz Silver Proof Coin

From our prestigious Australian Opal Lunar Series, this 2020 Year of the Mouse coin features a spectacular centerpiece crafted from authentic Australian opal. Those born under the sign of the Chinese lunar mouse in 2020, 2008, 1996, 1984, 1972 and every 12th preceding year, are said to be smart, resourceful, adaptable and kind. Possessing a […]

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NGC, NCS and PMG Attending Torex Coin Show in Toronto, Canada

Representatives from NGC, NCS, and PMG will answer questions about the companies’ services, benefits and procedures at TOREX Numismatic Guaranty Corporation , Numismatic Conservation Services (NCS), and Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) will hand out information and answer questions at the TOREX Coin Show in Toronto, Canada. The TOREX event will take place February 22-23, 2020, […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Wedge-Tailed Eagle 1oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin

This extraordinary 1oz silver high relief coin features a fresh new design celebrating Australia’s largest bird of prey from renowned American coin engraver John M. Mercanti. Named for its long, distinctively shaped tail, the wedge-tailed eagle is one of the biggest eagles in the world. Found throughout mainland Australia, Tasmania, and southern Papua New Guinea, […]

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Top Pop Frosted Bamboo 2003 500 Yuan Gold Panda Highlights GreatCollections Auction

By CoinWeek ….   On Sunday, January 5, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this China 2003 Gold Panda Frosted Bamboo 500 Yuan coin, graded MS-70 by PCGS. It is one of only two certified perfect by PCGS, and the only 2003 Gold Panda 500 yuan that PCGS has designated as being Frosted (NGC has also […]

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First Coin Strike of 2020 Rings in the Decade at Royal Australian Mint

On Wednesday, January 1, the Royal Australian Mint welcomed the public to its highly sought after annual event to see the first coin of 2020 struck in its very own capital city, Canberra. This is the first coin strike of the decade and almost a century since the first coin of the 1920s was struck […]

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Royal Dutch Mint Silver Lion Coins From the Royal Dutch Mint – America’s First Dollar

With a history of more than 400 years, the Royal Dutch Mint presents a 1 oz Brilliant Uncirculated Lion Dollar restrike with a limited mintage of 15,000 coins worldwide. After a year of hiatus, APMEX is proud to bring back the highly anticipated and long overdue 2019 Netherlands 1 oz Silver Lion Dollar Restrike Coin. Lowest mintage […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Year of the Mouse Quadrant 1oz Silver Proof 4-Coin Set

The Quadrant Mouse set consists of four coins that each comprise a quarter of a circle. When arranged together the coins form circle with a square in the centre reminiscent of the first currency of the Chinese empire. These ‘ban liang’ coins were first cast during the Qin Dynasty around 200 BCE. The four coins […]

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Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Set of Third Reich Hindenburg Silver Matte Proof Coins

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News …… This is a unique historical and unbelievable set of all three Third Reich proof silver issues in matte proof of the Hindenburg German coins. It has been authenticated and certified by PCGS. The 1937A silver 2 Mark is unique in matte proof. It is unrecorded in all […]

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First Coin in Big Cats 2oz Silver Series Features the Lion

Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of the first coin in a series of five coins featuring Big Cats of the World. The “Big 5” series in 2019 proved extremely popular with collectors and we know this series will be the same. Issued on behalf of Sierra Leone, these new coins are being […]

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Modern World Coins: 50 Years of CIT Coin Invest Trust

50 Years of CIT Coin Invest – 50 Years of Innovation There are few companies that have had such an impact on the world of modern coins as the Liechtenstein think tank CIT Coin Invest. It is the birthplace of one the first colored coins and – in cooperation with B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt in […]

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East India Company Issues Gold Guineas for Reign of King George III Bicentenary

By East India Company Bullion Ltd …… The East India Company Bullion Ltd., a subsidiary of The East India Company and in partnership with the Treasury of the Government of St. Helena has released 2020-dated gold Proof Guinea coins in remembrance of the end of the reign of King George III. The East India Company […]

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One of Only Two Known Surviving 1945 Silver Threepence Coins Surfaces

The “rarest British circulating coin in 200 years” has been certified as genuine by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®), the world’s largest third-party certification, grading and encapsulation service for rare and collectible coins. The tiny silver coin — only the second known example — was not discovered in a buried hoard. The 1945 Silver Threepence was […]

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New Pobjoy 50p Coin Commemorates 180th Anniversary of Penny Black Stamp

Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the new release of the world’s very first Pearl Black 50p coin to celebrate the 180th Anniversary of the Penny Black stamp. Back in 1990, Pobjoy Mint issued a coin which was the most innovative coin of its time and in fact was awarded no less than THREE Coin […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Year of the Mouse 1oz Gold High Relief Proof Coin

This spectacular gold coin celebrates the Year of the Mouse, the first animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac. Those born under the sign of the Chinese lunar mouse in 2020, 2008, 1996, 1984, 1972 and every 12th preceding year, are said to be smart, resourceful, adaptable and kind. Possessing a rich imagination […]

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PAMP Suisse Creates Its 1st Ever UFO Shaped Coin!

Colorized UFO Shaped Coin is Out of this World! By Bullion Shark LLC …… PAMP Suisse, the renowned Swiss refiner, has just released its first-ever UFO-shaped coin. PAMP has been effectively capturing collector’s imaginations and past by releasing similar items such as the 1 oz Silver Shark coins and its super popular Silver PEZ dispenser. […]

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World Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Kangaroos at Dawn 1/2oz Silver Proof Coin

Design Following the Royal Australian Mint’s popular Kangaroo at Sunset series, the Mint introduces a new prestigious coin titled Kangaroos at Dawn. This high-quality $1 1/2oz silver proof coin features a stunning artistic representation of two kangaroos poised against the rising sun. For 13 years, the Royal Australian Mint released the Kangaroo at Sunset coin […]

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First of Its Kind Silver Coin From Austrian Mint Celebrates Centenary of Salzburg Festival

20 EURO SILVER COIN “CENTENARY OF THE SALZBURG FESTIVAL” on Wednesday 22, 2020 By the Austrian Mint …… To celebrate this major cultural event, which is constantly in the process of reinventing itself, as well as this unique centenary coin, we have come up with a particularly innovative coin design. We believe it does the […]

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Switzerland 2020 Shooting Talers Continue Long Tradition

By Coin & Currency Institute …… Switzerland’s annual shooting taler is now available for preorder in advance of its mid to late January release date. The Swiss tradition of marksmanship was established during the old Swiss Confederacy in the 15th century, when festival participants used crossbows in shooting contests. The legend of William Tell recalls […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Year of the Mouse 1 Kilo Silver Coin with Gold Privy Mark

A prestigious collectible crafted from one kilo of 99.99% pure silver and featuring a one-gram gold insert, this flawlessly struck coin is a rare release with no more than 388 available. The unique tribute to the legendary lunar calendar portrays the first animal in the zodiac in vivid color and enshrines the Chinese character for […]

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Swiss Mint Honors Tennis Star Roger Federer with Presale of New Silver Coin

By The Federal Mint Swissmint …… For the first time in its history, the Federal Mint Swissmint has dedicated a commemorative coin to a living person: tennis champion Roger Federer. One of if not the most important individual Swiss athletes is also Switzerland’s perfect ambassador to the rest of the world. It is all reason […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – 2020 The Simpsons – Homer 2019 1/2oz Silver Coin

First introduced in 1987, The Simpson family originally appeared in 30-second segments on The Tracey Ullman Show. Two years later, The Simpsons premiered as a half-hour series and instantly became a worldwide pop-culture phenomenon, now seen in 60 countries in 20 languages. In 2018, The Simpsons reached an incredible milestone becoming the longest-running primetime scripted […]

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Hercules vs. the Nemean Lion: 1st Coin in New 12 Labors Series

First Release in New Series From Pobjoy Mint Sold Out Between 1997 and 2002, Pobjoy Mint released an incredibly popular series of £2 Bi-metal coins on behalf of the government of Gibraltar featuring the 12 Labors of Hercules. Pobjoy Mint is pleased to announce the reproduction of this popular series with a very low issue […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Star Trek 2019 3oz Silver Holey Dollar & Delta Coin Set

This unique collectible two-coin set has been minted to reflect the United Federation of Planets’ Starfleet Command Emblem. Struck by The Perth Mint from 3oz of 99.99% pure silver, the two-coin set is issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu. The Perth Mint will release no more than 1,000 of […]

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Concorde: World 1st Gold Quarter Sovereign Marks 50th Anniversary of Supersonic Jet

By Hattons of London …… Hattons of London strikes exclusive gold quarter sovereign to honor the 50th anniversary of Concorde’s first supersonic flight World’s first reverse-frosted quarter sovereign celebrates this incredible feat of engineering A limited-edition collector’s item, with just 4,999 quarter sovereigns minted Hattons of London is releasing the world’s first reverse-frosted quarter sovereign […]

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Dillon Gage Offers Dealers Pre-Orders on New Maple Leaf Coins From Royal Canadian Mint

Canadian Coins Popular Around the World Available in Gold, Silver and Platinum For an opportunity to own three of the world’s most popular coins, Dillon Gage Metals – a world leader in physical precious metals trading and technology serving dealers, financial institutions, banks and brokerage houses around the globe – is now offering pre-orders on […]

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Celebrate the Bicentennial of Queen Victoria with a New 50p Coin

Pobjoy Mint is excited to announce the release of a brand new 50p to mark the Bicentennial of Queen Victoria featuring the Royal British Coat of Arms of this much loved monarch. Also known as the Royal Arms, they can be traced back to the first arms of the Kings of England and Scotland. Various […]

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Fabergé’s Famous Apple Blossom Egg Celebrated on New Coin From Coin Invest Trust

100th Anniversary of the Death of Peter Carl Fabergé: Apple Blossom Egg Mongolia. 1000 Togrog. 2020. Silver .999. 2 oz. Proof with color application and partial gilding. 38.61 mm. Mintage: 888. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse features the coat of arms of the Bank of Mongolia, below in Cyrillic script 1000 Togrog, […]

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Turtle 50p Coin Featuring Olive Ridley Last in Series From Pobjoy Mint

Complete the Series with the Fifth and Final Coin in the 50p Turtles Series featuring the Olive Ridley Diamond Finish commemorative coins available with die mark Low issue limit of 3,750 Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the final release in the stunning Turtles 50p series on behalf of the British Indian Ocean Territory. The […]

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Two New Silver Coins From the Italian Mint Celebrate Renaissance Art and Modern History

By the Italian Mint …… The State Mint of Italy has produced two coins: one to celebrate the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence and one to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The first coin, in silver with a face value of 5 euros, is dedicated to […]

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Gold, Shaped Silver Coins From CIT Celebrate Edelweiss Flower

Edelweiss – Mountain Star Description Mongolia. 500 Togrog. 2019. Silver .999. 1 oz. Appr. 33 mm. Antique finish. Mintage: 2,500. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. The blank is minted in the shape of an edelweiss. The obverse features the coat of arms of the Bank of Mongolia, below in Cyrillic script 500 Togrog, in the […]

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Philippine Eagle Featured on Latest Silver Coin in Magnificent Life Series

Magnificent Life 2019 – Philippine Eagle Cook Islands. 5 Dollars 2019. Silver .999. 1 oz. 38.61 mm. Proof. Mintage: 999. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse features the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley (signature IRB below the neck). Around it the legend ELIZABETH II – 5 DOLLARS – COOK ISLANDS […]

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Philippine Eagle Featured on Latest Silver Coin in Magnificent Life Series

Magnificent Life 2019 – Philippine Eagle Cook Islands. 5 Dollars 2019. Silver .999. 1 oz. 38.61 mm. Proof. Mintage: 999. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse features the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley (signature IRB below the neck). Around it the legend ELIZABETH II – 5 DOLLARS – COOK ISLANDS […]

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Royal Australian Mint Commemorates Qantas Airline Centenary

To mark the Centenary of Queensland and North Territory Aerial Services Ltd (Qantas), the Royal Australian Mint and the national carrier have revealed on November 15 a new $1 Australian circulating coin, a collectible Qantas Centenary 11 Coin Set, along with a ‘Golden Ticket’ competition. The Royal Australian Mint’s responsible Minister, the Hon. Michael Sukkar, […]

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Golden Giveaways Mark Five Years of The Royal Mint Precious Metals Platform

Nicola Howell, Director of Precious Metals at The Royal Mint commented: “We are delighted to celebrate five years since the launch of our UK precious metals platform for investors and have seen a 38% compound annual growth in demand for precious metal investment products since 2014. “With 1,100 years of heritage, The Royal Mint has […]

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Legendary Kilimanjaro Latest Coin in Award-Winning 7 Summits Series

The 7 Summits – Kilimanjaro Cook Islands. 25 Dollars 2019. Silver .999. 5 oz. 65 mm. BU. Mintage: 777. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse features the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank Broadley (signature IRB below the neck). In the right field micro minting .999. Around it the legend ELIZABETH […]

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Perth Mint: Australia 2019 High Relief 1oz Silver Proof 3-Coin Collection

Comprising the 2019 Australian kangaroo, koala and kookaburra high relief coins, this collection displays three of the most popular designs for the year. Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality and is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965. The Perth Mint […]

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Perth Mint: Australia 2019 High Relief 1oz Silver Proof 3-Coin Collection

Comprising the 2019 Australian kangaroo, koala and kookaburra high relief coins, this collection displays three of the most popular designs for the year. Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality and is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965. The Perth Mint […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Star Trek Enterprise & Crew 2oz Silver Proof Coin

Perfect for fans of Star Trek: The Original Series, this striking 2oz silver-colored coin depicts Captain James T. Kirk, Spock, and Dr. Leonard ‘Bones’ McCoy, key members of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 crew. Struck by The Perth Mint from 2oz of 99.99% pure silver, the coin is issued as legal tender under the authority of […]

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The “Little Iron Horse” Stands Tall In Black and Gold on New Royal Canadian Mint Coin

Nearly 400 years after the Canadian horse was first brought to Canada by the settlers of New France, the “little iron horse” that helped build a nation is being celebrated on a pure silver Royal Canadian Mint coin that combines gold and black rhodium plating. Designed by artist Claude Thivierge of Saint-Zotique, Quebec, this eye-catching […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – 2019 The Simpsons – Maggie 2019 1oz Silver Coin

First introduced in 1987, the Simpson family originally appeared in 30-second segments on The Tracey Ullman Show. Two years later, The Simpsons premiered as a half-hour series and instantly became a worldwide pop-culture phenomenon, now seen in 60 countries in 20 languages. In 2018, The Simpsons reached an incredible milestone becoming the longest-running primetime scripted […]

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New 50 Pence Coin From Pobjoy Features Raymond Briggs’ Father Christmas

Following the amazing success of the 2018 Father Christmas coin, Pobjoy Mint is proud to present a new design featuring Father ChristmasTM 2019. Father ChristmasTM is a character derived from a British Children’s book written and illustrated by Raymond Briggs. The books known as Father Christmas and Father Christmas Goes on Holiday were published in […]

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The Beauty and Art of the Duomo in Milan Celebrated on New Italian Coin

By the Italian Mint …… On October 2, the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance issued a new silver commemorative coin–made by the State Mint–dedicated to one of the most representative monuments of the art and history of Italy: the Duomo, or the Cathedral of Milan. The coin, designed by the engraver and artist Luciana […]

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Hidden Tiger Coin From CIT Features Alternating Proof and Frosted Fields

Hidden Tiger Mongolia. 250 togrog. 2019. Silver .999. 1/2 oz. 38.61 mm. Proof. Mintage: 2,500. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description of the Coin The obverse features the coat of arms of the Bank of Mongolia, below, 250 togrog in Cyrillic script, in the exergue, MONGOLIA 1/2 oz .999 SILVER in Latin script. The obverse […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2019 Wedge-Tailed Eagle 1.5oz Bi-Metal Proof Coin

An extremely limited release with a history of selling out at The Perth Mint, this prestigious 1.5oz bi-metal coin is crafted from equal parts gold and platinum. The innovative coin depicts a soaring eagle in the latest addition to John M. Mercanti’s celebrated Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle coin series. Named for its long, distinctively shaped tail, […]

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Next to Last Coin in Pobjoy Mint Turtle Series Now Available

Penultimate Coin in the 50p Turtles Series Featuring the Loggerhead   Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the penultimate coin release in the stunning Turtles 50p series on behalf of the British Indian Ocean Territory. The fourth coin in the series of five coins features the loggerhead turtle. The loggerhead sea turtle is named after […]

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Royal Canadian Mint Silver Coin Honors Métis Leader Louis Riel

The Royal Canadian Mint has unveiled a fine silver Special Edition Proof Dollar marking the 175th anniversary of the birth of Louis Riel. In addition to featuring an evocative portrait of the founder of Manitoba, this is the first coin produced by the Mint to be engraved with Michif, the official language of the Métis […]

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New Titanium Silver Coin From CIT Features Piece of Estacado Meteorite

Meteorite Impacts: Estacado Meteorite Cook Islands. 2 dollars 2019. Titanium silver .925. 1/2 oz. 50 mm. Silk finish. Mintage: 2,500. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description of the Coin The blank is split by an artificial crack, which almost reaches the coin’s center. In this crack, there is a piece of the Estacado meteorite. The […]

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Royal Australian Mint Launches Lunar Year of the Rat Coin Collection, Competition

By Royal Australian Mint …… To mark the first sign of the Chinese lunar zodiac, the Royal Australian Mint has released a Year of the Rat coin collection and launched a competition to win a limited edition gold proof domed coin. The Royal Australian Mint’s responsible Minister, the Honorable Michael Sukkar, the Minister for Housing […]

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Sinraptor Inaugurates New Dinosaur Coin Series From CIT

Evolution of Life – Sinraptor Mongolia. 500 togrog. 2019. Silver .999. 1 oz. 38.61 mm. Antique finish. Mintage: 999. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Mongolia. 1,000 togrog. 2019. Gold .9999. 0.5 g. 11 mm. Proof. Mintage: 15,000. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description of the Coin The obverse features the coat of arms of the […]

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Monnaies Françaises: French Coin Reference 2020 Edition Available in November

French “Red” Book by Coin & Currency Institute …… Monnaies Françaises has been the bible on the coins of modern France since it was first published in 1973. It is now authored by Francesco Pastrone and published by Editions Victor Gadoury of Monaco. It is called “Le Rouge” (The Red) in French. The 24th edition, […]

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Third Coin in Low Mintage 50p Turtle Series Features the Leatherback

Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the third coin release in the stunning Turtles 50p series on behalf of British Indian Ocean Territory. The third coin in the series of five coins features the leatherback turtle. Sea turtles have an amazing ability to navigate back to the area where they were born. Although these reptiles […]

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Poppy Shaped Coin Among New Releases From Royal Canadian Mint

For the first time ever, the Royal Canadian Mint has proudly crafted an innovative poppy-shaped silver coin. The 2019 $10 Fine Silver Coin – Remembrance Day is the work of Mint product manager and artist Jamie Desrochers, whose multi-layered engraving and coloring give the poppy a sense of depth and airiness. This latest innovation adds […]

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Furka Pass Commemorated on New Silver Swiss Coin

2019 Christmas coin set also available from Swissmint   By The Federal Mint Swissmint …… On September 12, 2019, the Federal Mint Swissmint launched a new 20 Franc silver coin commemorating the Furka Pass. This is the second issue–after the Klausen Pass–of a three-part series entitled “Swiss Alpine Passes“. And in addition to this, the […]

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Royal Canadian Mint Issues Coin Illustrating Canada’s Famous Shag Harbour UFO Crash

The Royal Canadian Mint’s newest glow-in-the-dark collector coin tells the story of a unique and mysterious event that made the small village of Shag Harbour, Nova Scotia, an attraction for believers in paranormal phenomena. The coin vividly illustrates Canada’s best-documented account of what some claim to be the crash of an unidentified flying object on […]

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Pobjoy Celebrates Official Naming of RRS Sir David Attenborough with New Coin

In 2014, the UK government announced funding for the construction of a new polar research vessel for the British Antarctic Survey to replace a pair of existing vessels, RRS James Clark Ross and RRS Ernest Shackleton. The new vessel is named after the famed British broadcaster and natural historian Sir David Attenborough. The ship will […]

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Boaty McBoatface’s Adventure Continues With New 50p Coin From Pobjoy Mint

In 2016 the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) launched a campaign to find a name for the UK’s new polar research ship. The nation’s imagination was truly captured by the playful suggestion of Boaty McBoatface. Although not quite fitting for the state-of-the-art research ship, the popularity of ‘Boaty’ could not be ignored. Today the National […]

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International Event Examines Future for Circulating Coins

A new international conference will examine the future role of circulating coins as they continue to play an essential and intrinsic part of cash-based payments – which cannot function effectively without them. With overcapacity, rising material costs, hoarding, the removal of low-value circulating coins, and the growth of m-payments and contactless cards, which are chipping […]

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Royal Australian Mint Releases Limited Edition Coin to Celebrate Wallabies’ Road to Japan

By Royal Australian Mint …… The Royal Australian Mint is showing support for the Wallabies’ bid to become World Champions, with the release of a $2 limited edition coin available in Woolworths supermarket registers as of today September 18. The $2 Wallabies coin captures the strength and dedication of the team as they embark on […]

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CIT Salutes Those About to Rock with New AC/DC Coin

AC/DC: For Those About to Rock Cook Islands. 2 Dollars 2019. Silver .999. 1/2 oz. 38.61 mm. Proof. Mintage: 5,000. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse features the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley (initials: IRB); around, name of ruler, issuing nation and denomination 2 DOLLARS. On the reverse, you can […]

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Friendly Little Ghost Latest CIT Big Gold Minting Coin

Golden Little Ghost Palau. 1 dollar. N. d. (2019). Gold .9999. 0.5 g. Silk finish. 13.92 mm. Mintage: 15,000. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse features the national coat of arms of Palau with the inscription REPUBLIC OF PALAU, below, denomination 1 $. The coin-shaped like the depiction shows a friendly little ghost […]

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Perth Mint: 2020 Australia Lunar III – Year of the Mouse Silver Bullion Coins

These magnificent silver coins celebrate the Year of the Mouse, the first of 12 animals associated with the ancient Chinese lunar calendar. Those born under the sign of the Chinese lunar mouse in 2020, 2008, 1996, 1984, 1972 and every 12th preceding year, are said to be smart, resourceful, adaptable and kind. Possessing a rich […]

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Biker Skull Silver, Gold Coins Latest From CIT Coin Invest Skull Series

Biker Skull Palau. 5 dollars. 2019. Silver .999. 1 oz. Antique finish. 22 x 38.61 mm. Mintage: 1,750. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Palau. 1 dollar. N.d. (2019). Gold .9999. 0.5 g. Silk finish. 13.92 mm. Mintage: 15,000. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse of the silver version features the national coat of arms of Palau with […]

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30 Years of Police Remembrance Commemorated by Royal Australian Mint

Police Remembrance Day Commemorative Coin by Royal Australian Mint …… The 30th anniversary of National Police Remembrance Day to honor Australia’s police forces is marked with a colored $2 commemorative coin by the Royal Australian Mint, following the release of a circulating coin of the same design. Royal Australian Mint CEO Ross MacDiarmid, Police Federation […]

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AC/DC Commemorative Coin Series Goes to the Razors Edge

AC/DC: The Razors Edge Cook Islands. 10 Dollars 2019. Silver .999. 2 oz. 38.61 mm. Black Proof. Mintage: 999. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse features the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley (initials: IRB); around, name of ruler, issuing nation and denomination 10 DOLLARS. Below, year of mintage 2019. On […]

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Second Coin in New Turtle Series Features the Hawksbill

Second Ever 50p on behalf of British Indian Ocean Territory Diamond Finish commemorative coins available with die mark The British Indian Ocean Territory plays an important role in this part of a sea turtle’s life as the territory provides these wonderful creatures a foraging ground. Therefore, Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the second release […]

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Royal Australian Mint Marks 70th Anniversary of ASIO with New 50c Coin

Collectors who decrypt the code can also enter to win a unique Proof version   On Monday, September 9, the Royal Australian Mint released its first-ever coin featuring a secret code to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO). Monday also marked the launch of the Mint’s exciting new competition – […]

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Pulsating Maple Leaf Coin Another World-First From Royal Canadian Mint

The Royal Canadian Mint is proud to launch a numismatic breakthrough from its ambitious and creative Research and Development team. Working with the University of Ottawa’s Centre for Research in Photonics, the R+D team has created the 2020 $10 Fine Silver Coin – Pulsating Maple Leaf, engraved with an array of sub-millimeter-scale mirrors in the […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – 2019 The Simpsons – Lisa 2019 1oz Silver Coin

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – 2019 The Simpsons The seventh release in The Perth Mint exclusive The Simpsons coin program, this brightly colored shaped coin depicts a Duff beer can, Homer Simpson’s drink of choice and the most popular beer in his fictional home town of Springfield. First introduced in 1987, the Simpson family originally […]

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Perth Mint Bullion Coins Honor New Era of Ancient Calendar

The historic Perth Mint has introduced a third series of precious metal coins celebrating the ancient lunar calendar as part of Australia’s internationally renowned bullion coin program. From being the first major mint in the world to issue coins celebrating the animals of the Asian zodiac in 1995, The Perth Mint will strengthen its position […]

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Great Air Race Coin Collection by Royal Australian Mint Launched Historic Winning Plane

Great Air Race Coins by Royal Australian Mint …… The Centenary of the Great Air Race from England to Australia was commemorated September 3 with the launch of a new eight-coin collection by the Royal Australian Mint at the Adelaide Airport’s memorial hangar by the 1919 race’s winning plane. Guests at the launch event had […]

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Uncle Sam and Britannia Commemorate 80th Anniversary of World War II

The Second World War was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although related conflicts began earlier. It was the most global war in history and directly involved more than 100 million people from over 30 countries. To show the unity between the United States and Great Britain during this conflict, Pobjoy Mint […]

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Popular Hunting Dog Breed Vizsla Focus of New Coin From Hungary

By Coin & Currency Institute …… Although the Hungarian Vizsla did not start arriving in the United States until the close of World War II, the first written reference to the Vizsla dog breed is said to have been recorded in the Illustrated Vienna Chronicle prepared on order of King Louis I of Hungary in […]

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Victoria Honored on 2019 Una and the Lion Coin from British Virgin Islands

Una and Lion Coin to Celebrate the Bicentenary of the Birth of Queen Victoria – Now Available in Cupro Nickel   This year marks 200 years since the birth of Queen Victoria, one of the United Kingdom’s most iconic monarchs. Her reign coincided with the great age of industrial revolution, and her captivating life story […]

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Royal Australian Mint Celebrates Kookaburra Centenary With Square 1/4oz Silver Proof Coins

By Royal Australian Mint …… One of Australia’s most unusual and distinctive coin designs celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2019, the design never circulated and yet it is still treasured in numismatic circles today. This 2019 25c Fine Silver Proof Set remembers the Kookaburra coins, valued for their distinctive designs and rarity. In 1919, Australia’s […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2019 Wedge-Tailed Eagle 5oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin

This silver high relief coin celebrates one of Australia’s most incredible birds of prey, the majestic wedge-tailed eagle. Named for its long, distinctively shaped tail, the wedge-tailed eagle is Australia’s largest bird of prey and one of the biggest eagles in the world. Found throughout mainland Australia, Tasmania, and southern Papua New Guinea, the bird […]

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New Turtle Coin Series From British Indian Ocean Territory and Pobjoy Mint

First Coin in a Brand New 50p Series Featuring the Green Turtle   Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of the first coin in a stunning new 50p series of five coins featuring the Turtles of the British Indian Ocean Territory. The first coin in the series of five coins features the green […]

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Batavia Shipwreck: Gold & Silver Triangular Investment Coins From Royal Australian Mint

By Royal Australian Mint …… The ill-fated Batavia, one of Australia’s oldest shipwrecks, is depicted on these magnificent gold and silver triangular investment coins, proudly presented by the Royal Australian Mint. The design depicts the harrowing story of the Batavia’s wreck and the events that followed. These exclusive products are both a stunning investment and […]

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Royal Mint Celebrates 200-Year Anniversary of Prince Albert’s Birth With Strike on the Day Sovereign

The Royal Mint has announced that a special Strike on the Day Sovereign will be struck on August 26 to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Prince Albert. This year not only marks 200 years since the birth of Queen Victoria but also that of a man who served as her greatest confidant, […]

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20 New ANA-Releases 2019 from CIT Coin Invest AG

CIT – Coin Invest AG  proudly presents its large and diverse collection of new releases in Chicago. The 20 new coins span such a wide range of topics, shapes, and designs, that any collector is sure to find his or her new favorite collection piece. All new releases will be available for wholesale orders during […]

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New Edition of Directory of Circulating World Coins Available in October

All You Need to Know About the Circulating World Coins   Directory of Circulating World Coins by Currency Publications Ltd. ……   A specialist new publication provides details of every circulating world coins, taking in around 1,500 different global designs and denominations from the Afghani to the Yan and Zloty, providing an invaluable resource for […]

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NGC Grades Important Collection of Chinese Patterns Featuring Mao Zedong

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified a spectacular collection of patterns featuring the likeness of Mao Zedong, the leader of the People’s Republic of China from its founding in 1949 until his death in 1976. These 28 patterns – 14 copper and 14 aluminum – were struck in the Fen and 5 Fen denominations. A […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Tuvalu 2020 The Simpsons – Homer 1oz Gold Coin

The Perth Mint will release no more than 500 of The Simpsons – Homer 2019 1oz Gold Coin in card packaging, from a maximum mintage of 5,000. First introduced in 1987, the Simpson family originally appeared in 30-second segments on The Tracey Ullman Show. Two years later, The Simpsons premiered as a half-hour series and […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Tuvalu 2019 Suicide Squad – Deadshot 1oz Silver Proof Coin

Deadshot first appeared in Batman #59, released by DC Comics in 1950. Created by David Vern Reed, Lew Schwartz, and Bob Kane, Deadshot, aka Floyd Lawton, was captured by Batman and remained in prison until 1977 when, in Detective Comics #474, he escaped with the aim of destroying Batman. Armed with a high-tech laser eye, […]

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World-First Multifaceted High-Relief Wolf Coin Among August 2019 Products From Royal Canadian Mint

The Royal Canadian Mint is proud to unleash its latest numismatic tour de force with the 2019 $25 Fine Silver Coin – Multifaceted Animal Head: Wolf. Struck in extraordinarily high relief rising 6 mm from a 36 mm diameter surface, this Claude Thivierge-designed coin is composed of 435 individual polygons. The Mint’s R+D Lab team, […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – 2019 The Simpsons – Duff Beer 2019 1oz Silver Coin

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – 2019 The Simpsons The seventh release in The Perth Mint exclusive The Simpsons coin program, this brightly colored shaped coin depicts a Duff beer can, Homer Simpson’s drink of choice and the most popular beer in his fictional home town of Springfield. First introduced in 1987, the Simpson family originally […]

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Celebrate the World’s Olympians with Coins Commemorating the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics

Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of a series of four coins on behalf of the British Virgin Islands. The Tokyo Summer Olympics were awarded to Tokyo in September 2013 and will take place from July 24 to August 9, 2020. The designs of the coins feature two established sporting events and two events […]

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Royal Mint Launches Final Coin in Tower of London Collection

The collection features four coins with the latest featuring the Ceremony of the Keys The coin features a special Tower mint mark – the first time this has appeared on an official UK coin collection By The Royal Mint …… On August 6, The Royal Mint launched the final coin in the 2019-dated Tower of […]

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Mexican Mint $2.5 Million Gold Coin Robbery Days After Brazil Gold Heist

Over $2.5 Million in Gold Coins Taken From Casa de Moneda   By CoinWeek News Staff …. Yesterday in Mexico City, two men (one of them armed) robbed a branch of the Casa de Moneda of more than $2 million worth of commemorative gold coins and other valuables. According to the Secretary of Public Security […]

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Heritage Auctions to Offer Cape Coral Collection of German 3 Marks at ANA

Very infrequently does one encounter a collection of such comprehensiveness and caliber that it may truly be deemed a reference collection. The dedication, time, and resources required to create such an achievement are simply too great for most to accomplish, and so it remains a rare case when an assemblage of this nature is painstakingly […]

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New Proof Silver Coin Celebrates the 150th Anniversary of Cutty Sark Clipper Ship

To celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Cutty Sark being built, Pobjoy Mint is pleased to announce the new release on the behalf of the British Indian Ocean Territory. Cutty Sark is a British Clipper ship that was built on the River Clyde in 1869. She was one of the last tea clippers to be built […]

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New Canadian Coin Honors Soldiers Who Forged Path to Liberating the Netherlands in World War II

The Royal Canadian Mint’s newest Second World War Battlefront Series fine silver coin commemorates the bravery and sacrifice of Canadian soldiers who, 75 years ago, helped the Allies win control of the Dutch and Belgian shores of the strategic Scheldt River. This costly battle, fought from September to October 1944, secured a vital supply line […]

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Soldier, Sailor, Airman: 80th Anniversary of the Start of World War II Commemorated on 3-Coin Set

To commemorate the 80th Anniversary of the start of the Second World War, Pobjoy Mint is pleased to announce a new three-coin set on the behalf of British Indian Ocean Territory. In 1942 the British opened RAF Station Diego Garcia and established an advanced flying boat unit at the East Point Plantation. East Point is […]

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Angry Birds Are Back on New Interactive Coins From Pobjoy Mint

Interactive coin allows you to enter the world of Angry BirdsTM Coins produced in Colored Cupro Nickel and presented in a special color pack Limited mintage of 10,000 Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of a stunning new series of three coins to celebrate The Angry Birds Movie 2, due to be released […]

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