Tag Archives: coin

Coin Clinic: Color Designations

Are the color designations Brown, Red Brown, or Red a judgment call on half cents, cents, and 2-cent coins or is there some standard a coin must reach to be identified as such? Uncirculated and Proof U.S. copper coins are … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, Coin Clinic, Features, General News, News | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Community Voice Response: Feb. 25, 2020

From the Jan. 31, 2020 Numismatic News E-NewsLetter With Brexit now a certainty, will you be watching for Brexit commemorative coins to be issued? Here are some answers sent in from our E-Newsletter readers.   As an English numismatist for … Continue reading

Posted in Community Voice, Features | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

007© Comes to Coins

On Feb. 1, the Perth Mint released 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 … Continue reading

Posted in Articles | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Band, Queen, To Be Celebrated on UK Coin

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 been celebrated on UK coinage. Available from today, the design … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, General News, News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Last Coin in Declaration Preamble Series Released

The final coin of the U.S. Mint’s Preamble to the Declaration of Independence platinum proof series is on deck. The “Pursuit of Happiness” coin is set to go on sale at noon Jan. 30. The 2018-2020 Preamble to the Declaration … Continue reading

Posted in AnnounceMints, Articles, Features, General News, News | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

RAM Releases New Coin Honoring 50th Anniversary of the Indian Pacific

On Jan. 13, in honor of 50 years of Journey Beyond Rail Expeditions’ Indian Pacific, The Royal Australian Mint released a new colored 50 cent coin depicting the iconic Australian train and the announcement of a competition to win a … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, General News, News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

British Mint: Bigger is Better

The British Royal Mint (BRM) has joined an exclusive club. The mint recently issued a 5-kilo (2.205 pounds or 35.274 ounces) gold coin with a face value of 5,000 pounds. This is one of the largest coins ever produced. The … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, General News, News | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

High-Relief Grey Wolf Graces New Coin

For the fifth and final coin of the “High Relief Animals” series, NumisCollect has released a high-relief Grey Wolf coin on behalf of the government of Palau. This .999 pure silver 1-ounce coin features Smartminting® technology on the reverse. A … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, General News, News | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Tom and Jerry Coin Celebrates 80th Anniversary

Many have heard of the phrase “cat and mouse” and no cat and mouse are more famous (in my opinion) than the iconic duo, Tom and Jerry™. To honor this iconic duo’s 80th anniversary, the Perth Mint released a new … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, General News, News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

New Coin Features Asian Mythology

A new coin, Zhong Kui, released by NumisCollect on behalf of Cook Islands, is the first coin in the new Asian Mythology series. This Smartminted® .999 silver coin has a weight of 3 ounces and a diameter of 50 mm. … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, General News, News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment