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Interview with Jody Clark, Designer of the New Queen Elizabeth II Effigy

The news that a new effigy of the Queen would be introduced by the Royal Mint this year made national news headlines in the UK as there hasn't been this kind of change to British coinage since 1998. Michael Alexander of the London Banknote and Monetary Research Centre went to the unveiling to see firsthand the new portrait which will be included on British coinage from now on and to also speak … [Read More...]

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Nano Life Coin Captures 542 Million Years of Evolution

Coin Invest Trust has created a coin which captures 542 million years of evolution on our planet condensed on a single coin, compressed on a nano chip. The Nano Life Coin is the fourth issue of the Nano series issued under the authority of the Cook Islands. Introduced in the 1970s, nanotechnology is concerned with […]

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New Zealand: New Coins Mark Gallipoli Campaign Centennial

The New Zealand Post have launched two new coins to mark the centennial of one of the most crucial battles undertaken during the First World War, that of the Battle of Gallipoli. In 1915 New Zealand’s role in the First World War reached a new level. In near-impossible conditions, the New Zealand Expeditionary Force took […]

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Homestead National Monument of America Quarters in Bags and Rolls

The United States Mint has started accepting orders for the 2015 Homestead National Monument of America Quarters in numismatic bags and rolls. Circulating quality quarters struck at either the Philadelphia, Denver, or San Francisco Mint facilities are available across six different product options. The Homestead Quarter represents the first release of the year and the […]

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European Central Bank Unveils Revised €20 Banknote

The European Central Bank today launched their latest banknote which has undergone significant design change as well as security upgrades, the €20 note joins both the €5 and €10 which themselves underwent similar upgrade in 2013 and 2014 respectively. In a ceremony presided over by ECB President Mario Draghi who welcomed the world’s media and […]

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US Mint Sales Report: 2015 ATB Quarters Silver Proof Set Debuts

The latest weekly United States Mint numismatic product sales report includes the debut number for the 2015 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set. Other products in focus include the 2015 Kennedy Half Dollar bags and rolls and 2015 US Marshals Commemorative Coins. The 2015 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set went on sale […]

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Künker Berlin Sale Reaches Total Hammer Price of 8.6 Million Euros

The Berlin Auction of January 29, 2015 on the occasion of the World Money Fair proved that the market for fresh material in highest quality is more than strong. A total of 1,073 lots with an estimate of 6.5 million euros reached a total hammer price of 8.6 million euros.  For more than 60 years, […]

2015 America the Beautiful Quarter Silver Proof Set

2015 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set

Today, the United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2015 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set. This product provides collectors with the first opportunity to acquire this year’s five different quarters struck in a composition of 90% silver. The America the Beautiful Quarters Program is in its sixth year, with five different […]

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Lithuania: Historic Statesman Honored on New Silver Coin

The Bank of Lithuania have issued a new silver coin which marks the 500th anniversary of one of the country’s most revered statesmen during the era of the Lithuanian Grand Duchy, Mikolaj Krzysztof Radziwill (1515 – 1565) nicknamed The Black. In his time, he was able to gain much political influence with Zygmunt II August, […]

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The Künker March Sale: Rarities and Collections from Ancient to Modern Times

March 9-13, 2015 Fritz Rudolf Künker, Osnabrück Auction 259-262 Over 6.700 lots with a total estimate of more than 6.5 million euros will be auctioned off by Künker in March. You will find German and world coins featuring multiple special collections. Phaleristic objects and ancient coins are particularly well represented this time. It is, as […]

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US Mint Sales Report: 2015 Kennedy Half Dollars Debut

The latest weekly United States Mint numismatic product sales report includes the opening figures for the 2015 Kennedy Half Dollar bags and rolls. The 2015 US Marshals Commemorative Coins make their third appearance within the reports. On February 12, 2015, the US Mint opened sales for products containing circulating quality 2015 Kennedy Half Dollars. Two […]