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Heritage April 2015 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction Recap

As part of the Central States Numismatic Society convention held in Schaumburg, IL this past week, Heritage Auctions organized a signature auction with rare and high-end US coins. In this recap we will take a look at some of the highest and most surprising results from the auction. Please note that all prices realized include 17.5% buyers premium. Four Dollar Gold pieces, a denomination now … [Read More...]

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US Mint Sales Report: New Products Debut

The latest weekly United States Mint numismatic product sales report includes the debut figures for the recently released Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Dollar products and the Bess Truman First Spouse Gold Coins. On April 13, 2015, the US Mint began accepting orders for circulating quality versions of the 2015 Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Dollars. The […]


Bicentenary of Napoleon’s Exile Featured on New High Relief Crown Coin

The Government & Treasury of Ascension Island have issued a new gold & silver coin which marks the 200th anniversary of the exile to Saint Helena of the Emperor of the French, Napoleon Bonaparte.  Also known as Napoleon I, he was a French military leader and eventual French emperor who conquered much of Europe in […]


48th NUMISMATA in Munich Recap

On March 7 and 8, 2015, the capital of Bavaria once again became the venue of a major numismatic event. As was to be expected, the 48th edition of the Munich NUMISMATA attracted collectors and dealers from all around the world. They witnessed a fair that was successful in every single way. For 45 years […]


Kisatchie National Forest Quarters in Bags and Rolls

The United States Mint has started accepting orders for the 2015 Kisatchie National Forest Quarters in numismatic bags and rolls. Circulating quality coins struck at either the Philadelphia, Denver, or San Francisco Mint facilities are available across six different product options. This coin represents the second release of the year and the twenty-seventh release overall […]


Symbolic Red Colorized Circulating Coin Marks Centenary of the Gallipoli Landing

The Royal Australian Mint have announced that a new colorized coin will enter circulation from the 20th April which pays tribute to the country’s ANZACs, that of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps, the service organized as part of the two country’s response to joining the United Kingdom at the start of the Great […]


Jody Clark Starts Presses to Strike Coins with Fifth Queen Elizabeth II Portrait

The Royal Mint this morning (17th April) began the minting presses which include the fifth or Clark portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II. All 2015-dated coins from today, from the one penny up to the circulation £2 bi-metallic coins will depict the Queen as designed by Royal Mint designer Jody Clark. Mr. Clark was the […]


US Mint Releases Bess Truman First Spouse Gold Coins

The United States Mint has released the 2015 Bess Truman First Spouse Gold Coin. Struck in one-half ounce of 24 karat gold, the coin honors the wife of President Harry S. Truman and First Lady of the United States from 1945 to 1953. The obverse design of the coin features a portrait of Bess Truman […]


Gold Coin Remembers Transfer of Norway’s National Treasure During WWII

The Royal Canadian Mint have issued a new gold coin which remembers an extraordinary chapter during World War II which saw an allied country’s amazing transfer of its entire gold reserves to Canada for safe keeping. Norway’s transfer of its national treasury in gold to Canada was made all the more difficult as it had […]


Doolittle Tokyo Raiders Congressional Gold Medal

At a ceremony held on April 15, 2015 at Emancipation Hall in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, members of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders were collectively awarded the Congressional Gold Medal. Authorized under Public Law 113-106, the medal was awarded to the volunteers of the 17th Bombardment Group, led by Lt. Col. James Doolittle during World […]


70th Anniversary of VE Day Alderney 5 Pound Platinum Proof Piedfort Coin

The Royal Mint have issued a new and very limited coin which marks the 70th anniversary of both the liberation of the Channel Islands and Victory in Europe which much of the continent celebrated on the 7th May 1945. The Channel Islands – consisting of the Bailiwick of Jersey and Bailiwick of Guernsey (of which […]