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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2021 Kangaroo 1oz Platinum Bullion Coin

The Perth Mint is pleased to present the Australian Kangaroo 2021 1oz Platinum Bullion Coin. The Australian kangaroo is a large marsupial endemic to Australia. Identified by its muscular tail, strong back legs, large feet, short fur, and long, pointed ears, the animal has become a much-loved national icon. Struck by The Perth Mint from […]

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Perth Mint Unveils 2021 Bullion Coins Amid Metals Rally

As an issuer of world-renowned investment products, The Perth Mint has unveiled the 2021 designs of Australia’s official bullion coin program. The annual range of precious metal coins portrays detailed artistry of the kangaroo in pure gold, silver, and platinum, alongside the koala and kookaburra in fine silver, complemented by the ox in the trio […]

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Music City Platinum and Gold Coin Auction Open for Bidding at Heritage

Now open for bidding at Heritage Auctions is our month-long Music City Gold and Platinum Auction. Bids will be accepted through Saturday, August 29, when the auction will conclude with a live session starting at 6 pm CT. The Music City Gold and Platinum Auction features outstanding issues from the American Eagle, Gold Buffalo, and […]

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Highlights of Stack’s Bowers Upcoming July Precious Metals Auction

  Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to present their July Precious Metals Auctions, a new auction platform for buying bullion with no buyer’s fees. The interest in bullion has seen a steady increase over the past several years, as interest in this historically stable investment category grows. Bullion is available in a wide range of […]

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Uram continuing as Chairman and Tucker as Numismatic Specialist on the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee

CCAC members Tom Uram and Dennis Tucker with General Tony Taguba (middle) and the design of the Filipino Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal, June 2017. (Photo by Richard Jewell)

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Uram Continuing as Chairman and Tucker as Numismatic Specialist on the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee

CCAC members Tom Uram and Dennis Tucker with General Tony Taguba (middle) and the design of the Filipino Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal, June 2017. (Photo by Richard Jewell)

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Thomas Uram and Dennis Tucker renominated on the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee

CCAC members Tom Uram and Dennis Tucker with General Tony Taguba (middle) and the design of the Filipino Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal, June 2017. (Photo by Richard Jewell)

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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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2020 pricing of Numismatic Gold, Commemorative Gold, Platinum, and Palladium Products Grid

The United States Mint announces 2020 revisions to include price increases for the platinum Proof coins within the Numismatic Gold, Commemorative Gold, Platinum, and Palladium Products Grid.
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United States Mint Raises Prices on Numismatic Gold, Platinum, and Palladium Products

The United States Mint announces 2020 revisions to include price increases for the Platinum Proof coins within the Numismatic Gold, Commemorative Gold, Platinum, and Palladium Products Grid. US Mint Price Increases The complete 2020 Pricing of Numismatic Gold, Commemorative Gold, Platinum, and Palladium Products Grid will be available on a PDF Table Based on Spot […]

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2020 pricing of Numismatic Gold, Commemorative Gold, Platinum, and Palladium Products Grid

The United States Mint announces 2020 revisions to include price increases for the platinum Proof coins within the Numismatic Gold, Commemorative Gold, Platinum, and Palladium Products Grid.
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Final release in Preamble to the Declaration of Independence Platinum Proof Coin Series on sale January 30

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Washington — The United States Mint (Mint) will release the third and final coin in its Preamble to the Declaration of Independence Platinum Proof Coin Series (product code 20EJ) on January 30 at noon EST

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2020 American Platinum Eagle Proof coin — Pursuit of Happiness — to be released January 30 at noon

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On January 30 at 12 noon (ET) the United States Mint will release the 2020 Preamble to the Declaration of Independence American Platinum Eagle Proof coin — Pursuit of Happiness (20EJ)

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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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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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Atlas Numismatics Highlights New Inventory of Rare World Coins Before FUN, NYINC

By Atlas Numismatics …… Atlas Numismatics will be attending both the The 65th Annual F.U.N. Convention, January 8-12, 2020 in Orlando, Florida and The 48th New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC), January 16-19, 2020 in New York City. If you would like us to bring any specific items to the show for you to see in person, […]

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NGC-Certified Russian Rarity Realizes Almost $500,000 in Swiss Auction

Vintage Russian coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) did extremely well at the SINCONA sale of Russian coins and medals, held October 21, 2019, in Zurich, Switzerland. The top five coins in the sale were all NGC-certified and realized more than $1 million combined. The most impressive result was achieved by a Russia 1701 2 […]

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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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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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Key Carson City Gold, Choice Wildman Thaler Among New Coins at Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics …… Atlas Numismatics will be attending the 2019 ANA World’s Fair of Money, August 13-17, 2019 being held in Rosemont, Illinois (Chicago). If you would like us to bring any specific items to the show for you to see in person, please contact us at your earliest convenience. Atlas Numismatics will be […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2019 Wedge-Tailed Eagle 1oz Platinum Proof Coin

This beautiful platinum coin celebrates the incredible wedge-tailed eagle. 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 New Guinea, the wedge-tailed eagle has a wingspan of up to 2.7 meters and displays a long, wedge-shaped tail and feathered […]

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Perfect First Year of Issue Uncirculated American Platinum Eagle at GreatCollections.com

MS-70 American Platinum Eagle at Great Collections By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, May 26, bidding ends on GreatCollectons.com for this 1997 $100 American Eagle 1 oz Platinum Eagle coin. Graded MS-70 by PCGS, this .9995 fine platinum eagle coin is an excellent example of the inaugural release of the popular Platinum Eagle series. Out of […]

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New Preamble to the Declaration of Independence platinum Proof coin available today at noon

Washington — The United States Mint will release the second coin in its Preamble to the Declaration of Independence Platinum Proof Coin Series today at noon EST. Launched in 2018, this three-year platinum Proof coin series features all new obverse (heads) designs created concurrently by one designer and a new common reverse (tails) design

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New Preamble to the Declaration of Independence platinum Proof coin available today at noon

Washington — The United States Mint will release the second coin in its Preamble to the Declaration of Independence Platinum Proof Coin Series today at noon EST. Launched in 2018, this three-year platinum Proof coin series features all new obverse (heads) designs created concurrently by one designer and a new common reverse (tails) design

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New Preamble to the Declaration of Independence platinum Proof coin becomes available on January 31

Washington — The United States Mint will release the second coin in its Preamble to the Declaration of Independence Platinum Proof Coin Series on January 31 at noon EST. Launched in 2018, this three-year platinum Proof coin series features all new obverse (heads) designs created concurrently by one designer and a new common reverse (tails) design

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New Preamble to the Declaration of Independence platinum Proof coin becomes available on January 31

Washington — The United States Mint will release the second coin in its Preamble to the Declaration of Independence Platinum Proof Coin Series on January 31 at noon EST. Launched in 2018, this three-year platinum Proof coin series features all new obverse (heads) designs created concurrently by one designer and a new common reverse (tails) design

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A platinum set from 1839 that once belonged to Great Prince Georgy Mikhailovich

Platinum coins rank among the greatest and most sought-after rarities of Russian numismatics. In their upcoming Berlin auction, auction house Künker will offer a complete set of said rarities of exceptional condition, which once belonged to Georgy Mikhailovich, arguably the most famous collector of Russian coins

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United Kingdom: New crown coin celebrates the 70th birthday of HRH Charles, Prince of Wales

The Royal Mint has released (15th October) the new coins that will commemorate the latest celebration for the Royal Family in 2018, which is the 70th birthday of His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales, occurring on the 14th November 2018. The portrait of the Prince of Wales has been created by experienced engraver Robert Elderton, whose previous coin designs include the 40th anniversary of the Queen’s coronation in 1993 and a portrait of HRH the Duke of Sussex on his 21st birthday

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2018-W American Palladium Eagle Proof: Collectors vs. speculators

The most eagerly anticipated coin of the year, the 2018-W American Palladium Eagle Proof one-ounce coin, was launched by the U.S

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Despite decreased bullion sales in June, bullion coins may be the way of the future for U.S. coinage

From enduring decreased sales in June to battling worldwide counterfeiting operations, American bullion coins have taken a beating in 2018. However, from a collecting standpoint, bullion coins are coming into the limelight

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PCGS produces special labels for new platinum Preamble to the Declaration of Independence coins

(Newport Beach, California) — The Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) is offering special labels for 2018 Preamble to the Declaration of Independence Platinum Proof Coins. For 2018, the U

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United States 2018 Preamble to the Declaration of Independence: Life Platinum Proof Coin

Description: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” –From the Preamble to the United States Declaration of Independence Starting in 2018 and running through 2020, the United […]

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PCGS Special Labels for New Platinum Declaration of Independence Preamble Coins

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) is offering special labels for 2018 Preamble to the Declaration of Independence Platinum Proof Coins. For 2018, the U.S. Mint at West Point is releasing the coin celebrating “Life”. This year and for the next two years, the Mint will release a new platinum proof coin. In 2018, the coin […]

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U.S. Mint Releases First Coin in New Platinum Proof Coin Series January 25

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2018 Preamble to the Declaration of Independence Platinum Proof Coin (product code 18EJ) on January 25, 2018, at noon Eastern Time. This coin is the first release in the three-year (2018-2020) Preamble to the Declaration of Independence Platinum Proof Coin Series. The series features all new […]

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First-Ever Platinum Britannia Bullion Coin Available for Pre-Order

APMEX, Inc., the nation’s largest Precious Metals e-retailer, is pleased to announce the first-ever Platinum Britannia coin is now available for pre-order. The 2018 1 oz Platinum Britannia joins an illustrious history of this bullion coin from The Royal Mint. The Gold Britannia was introduced in 1987, showcasing a powerful design of Britannia herself, holding […]

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Bullion & Precious Metals: APMEX Launches Year-End Sale to Close out 2017

APMEX, Inc. is thrilled to announce their 2017 Year-End Sale begins December 26, offering discounts on thousands of products. Investors and collectors alike will have an opportunity to find the perfect item to close out the year and welcome a new one. From 2017 releases to ancient coins and even jewelry items, many of these […]

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Heritage Hong Kong Auction of World Coin and Currency Event Surpasses $5.4 million

Heritage Hong Kong Auction – Immaculate Chinese strikes command six-figures; rare 1953 10 Yuan note tops currency offerings December 6-8 Setting a house record as the highest-grossing World Coins and Currency auctions held in Hong Kong, Heritage Hong Kong Auction December 6-8 event realized $5,484,035 USD, as collectors sought out Chinese proof coins and 19th-century dollars in […]

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Pre-Sale of 2018 Austrian Philharmonic Bullion Coins Now at APMEX

APMEX, Inc., a leading online Precious Metals retailer based in Oklahoma City, is thrilled to announce they have all 2018 Austrian Philharmonic coins available for pre-sale. The Philharmonic coins, available in Gold, Silver and Platinum, are recognized around the world for their iconic imagery that depicts the Vienna Philharmonic, perhaps the most-renowned orchestra in the […]

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New Book Explores World of Leading Bullion Coins

By Metals Focus …… On October 17, The Perth Mint, The Austrian Mint, The Royal Canadian Mint, The Rand Refinery, The Royal Mint and Metals Focus are pleased to announce the launch of The World of Leading Bullion Coins, at an event at the LBMA/LPPM Conference in Barcelona. We are grateful for the support of […]

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APMEX Offers New Australian Platinum Kangaroo – Plus Sweepstakes Continues

APMEX, the nation’s largest Precious Metals e-retailer, is pleased to introduce the latest releases from The Perth Mint – along with a brand new product line. In 1987, The Perth Mint released its first Gold Nugget coin, with each year depicting a different famous Australian Gold nugget. However, in 1989 the series changed to focus […]

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United States Mint announces new one-ounce platinum Proof coin series

WASHINGTON – The United States Mint announced today that it is launching a three-year platinum Proof-coin series starting in 2018 and continuing through 2020. The three-year program, titled “Preamble to the Declaration of Independence Platinum Proof Coin Series,” will feature newly designed 1-ounce Proofs struck in 99

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U.S. Mint Announces New One Ounce Platinum Proof Coin Series

Multi-year series features designs inspired by the Declaration of Independence The United States Mint announced today that it is launching a three-year platinum proof coin series starting in 2018 and continuing through 2020. The three-year program, titled “Preamble to the Declaration of Independence Platinum Proof Coin Series”, will feature newly-designed one ounce proof coins struck […]

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United Kingdom: New crown coins celebrate the longest Royal marriage in British history

The Royal Mint have unveiled (2nd October) the new crown coins to mark the 70th (platinum) wedding anniversary of HM Queen Elizabeth II and HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. The anniversary is unprecedented in the British Royal family, as no other sovereign or consort has ever achieved this milestone

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United Kingdom: New crown coins celebrate the longest Royal marriage in British history

The Royal Mint have unveiled (2nd October) the new crown coins to mark the 70th (platinum) wedding anniversary of HM Queen Elizabeth II and HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. The anniversary is unprecedented in the British Royal family, as no other sovereign or consort has ever achieved this milestone

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Perth Mint to Issue 1st Platinum Kangaroo Bullion Coin in 2018

For the first time in its 30-year history, Australia’s official bullion coin program will showcase the nation’s iconic kangaroo on three precious metals. Recognized as the country’s signature investment series, the Australian Kangaroo evolved from classic pure gold coins ranging from 1/10oz to 1 kilo to include a 1oz pure silver release in 2016. From […]

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World Coin News – Fiji Commemorative Honors 70th Wedding Anniversary of Elizabeth & Philip

Pobjoy Mint final coin in series Featuring The Queen & The Duke of Edinburgh’s Coat of Arms Issued in Diamond encrusted Platinum! Celebrating the lives of two long serving Royals Produced in Britain by Pobjoy Mint manufacturer of luxury coins The Coin The two coat of arms depicted on the reverse of this coin are […]

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APMEX Announces Queen’s Beasts Platinum Coin

APMEX, the nation’s largest Precious Metals e-retailer, is thrilled to announce the arrival of the first-ever 1 oz Platinum bullion coin from The Royal Mint. When Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was crowned June 2, 1953, 10 heraldic beast statues stood watch at the ceremony, representing the different houses joining in Her Majesty’s royal ancestry. […]

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APMEX Announces Queen’s Beasts Platinum Coin

APMEX, the nation’s largest Precious Metals e-retailer, is thrilled to announce the arrival of the first-ever 1 oz Platinum bullion coin from The Royal Mint. When Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was crowned June 2, 1953, 10 heraldic beast statues stood watch at the ceremony, representing the different houses joining in Her Majesty’s royal ancestry. […]

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NGC Label for American Eagle 20th Anniversary Platinum Proof Coin

The American Eagle 20th Anniversary Platinum Proof coin can be encapsulated with NGC’s Platinum Eagle 20th Anniversary label at no additional charge The American Eagle 20th Anniversary Platinum Proof coin went on sale July 6 by the U.S. Mint. The coin celebrates the 20th anniversary of the American Platinum Eagle, the first platinum coin ever […]

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Perth Mint’s Unique $2.8 Million Trilogy Sold

The Perth Mint’s one and only $1.8 million Australian Trilogy coin collection has now been sold. The pinnacle of The Perth Mint’s long term association with Rio Tinto and Argyle Pink Diamonds, The Australian Trilogy is an incomparable combination of precious metals and rare natural fancy colored diamonds unearthed from the Argyle Diamond Mine in […]

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U.S. Mint Releases 20th Anniv. American Eagle Platinum Proof Coin July 6

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2017 20th Anniversary One Ounce Platinum American Eagle Proof Coin (product code 17EJ) on July 6 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The Mint made numismatic history on June 6, 1997, when it introduced its first legal tender Platinum American Eagle Proof Coin. To commemorate the 20th […]

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U.S. Mint Releases 20th Anniv. American Eagle Platinum Proof Coin July 6

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2017 20th Anniversary One Ounce Platinum American Eagle Proof Coin (product code 17EJ) on July 6 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The Mint made numismatic history on June 6, 1997, when it introduced its first legal tender Platinum American Eagle Proof Coin. To commemorate the 20th […]

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Perth Mint Unveils Rare $1.8 Million Argyle Diamond Coin Trilogy

The Premier of Western Australia, the Honorable Mark McGowan MLA, today (June 7) unveiled a $1.8 million one-of-a-kind coin collection crafted by The Perth Mint. The Australian Trilogy celebrates a selection of the nation’s natural treasures and is the Mint’s most significant numismatic release for 2017. In a convergence of color and light, the breathtaking […]

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CoinWeek News Wire for May 26, 2017

By Coinweek …. CoinWeek News Wire for May 26, 2017 Brain Food 1.) How Learning to Love Coins Made the Vikings Modern The Vikings originally traded with precious metals by weight, known as a “bullion economy.” They accepted coins from other nations, but only as their weight value in gold or silver. As the Vikings […]

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CoinWeek News Wire for May 26, 2017

By Coinweek ….   CoinWeek News Wire for May 26, 2017 Brain Food 1.) How Learning to Love Coins Made the Vikings Modern The Vikings originally traded with precious metals by weight, known as a “bullion economy.” They accepted coins from other nations, but only as their weight value in gold or silver. As the […]

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New World Coins Celebrate 70 Years of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip

Pobjoy Mint introduces coins from Falkland Islands, British Virgin Islands and more Her Royal Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and HRH Prince Philip have had an astonishing life together and have dedicated their lives to the duty of monarchy. The couple first met at the Royal Naval College in Dartmouth in 1939 when the Queen was […]

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Stack’s Bowers NYINC Auction of World & Ancient Coins Realizes $4.86 Million

Stack’s Bowers Galleries rang in the New Year with tremendous results at the January New York International Auction. An excellent array of coins was anchored by several superb collections, including Selections from the Estate of Richard Doty, Selections from the Michael Druck Collection, The Mezo Toth Kalman Collection, The Dr. Michael Popoff Collection and Selections […]

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Ring in the New Year with the 2017 Stacks Bowers NYINC Auction

  Stack’s Bowers Galleries is thrilled to share details of their forthcoming Stacks Bowers NYINC Auction of world coins, world paper money and ancient coins, held in conjunction with the prestigious New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC). This event will be held January 12-14 2017 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in vibrant Midtown Manhattan in […]

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D. Moore Collection of Russian Coins in Heritage NYINC Auction

We are already looking forward to our January 8-9 World Coins Signature Auction, to be held in conjunction with the New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC). The superlatives for this auction are already flowing in, with particular emphasis on the diversity and quality of the material to be offered. One of the standout collections to […]

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South Africa Issues Silver, Platinum Krugerrands for 50th Anniversary

By Everett Millman – Gainesville Coins ……. It’s not entirely surprising that in addition to enjoying vast precious metal deposits, South Africa has long been a world-leader in the international gold coin market. The flagship South African Gold Krugerrand was the first modern bullion coin available on the global market in 1967. Krugerrands quickly ended […]

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South Africa Issues Silver, Platinum Krugerrands for 50th Anniversary

By Everett Millman – Gainesville Coins …….   It’s not entirely surprising that in addition to enjoying vast precious metal deposits, South Africa has long been a world-leader in the international gold coin market. The flagship South African Gold Krugerrand was the first modern bullion coin available on the global market in 1967. Krugerrands quickly […]

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CoinWeek News Wire for October 7, 2016

By Coinweek …. CoinWeek News Wire for October 7, 2016 Brain Food 1.) ANA Unveils Treasures In Your Pocket In 2014 a collector discovered a 1969-S Lincoln cent in his pocket change. Upon further inspection, he realized it was a rare doubled die cent. The value of his find? $19,800… To encourage budding coin collectors, the […]

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U.S. Mint Reveals American Platinum Eagle Proof Coin Design Candidates

By CoinWeek News Staff ….   The United States Mint recently revealed design candidates for the 2018, 2019 and 2020 American Eagle Platinum Proof coin program. Tomorrow morning, on September 16, the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will review the packet of 36 obverse and 10 reverse designs and discuss the relative merits of each. […]

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Bullion Coin Profile – Austria 2016 Vienna Philharmonic 100 Euro Platinum Coin

2016 Vienna Philharmonic 100 Euro Platinum Bullion coin, courtesy Austrian Mint Description: In 1989, the Austrian Mint introduced its best-selling and award-winning .9999 fine, one troy ounce Vienna Philharmonic gold bullion coin. In 2002, the Mint issued the first silver bullion Philharmonic. Now, the Austrian Mint has added a new precious metal to the repertoire, […]

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Austrian Mint Issues 1st Platinum Coin, Part of Vienna Philharmonic Range

The Austrian Mint has issued a new platinum Vienna Philharmonic coin as the latest addition to its internationally renowned coin range. Unveiled at the Berlin Coin Fair, the coin marks the Austrian Mint’s first platinum offering. Produced from 999.5 pure platinum, the new Vienna Philharmonic coin features the same award-winning design by Austrian Mint head […]

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