Greece, beset by fears its economic troubles could force it out of the 19-member euro zone, has won a competition to design a commemorative e2 coin. ||| GREECE, beset by fears its economic troubles could force it out of the 19-member euro zone, has won a competition to design a commemorative e2 coin. Show More Summary
The Perth Mint of Australia has released another set of Star Trek coins. These coins include Captain Jean Luc Picard, and the USS Enterprise-D. The 99.9% pure silver coins are sold individually, or as a set of two. The individual coins are limited to a run of five thousand coins each, while the set is […]
No one wants to take credit for coining the term “gangsta rap.” At least, no rappers do. As noted in L.A. Weekly's story commemorating the 20th anniversary of Eazy-E’s death, during N.W.A’s time, artists preferred to call the genre “reality rap.” After all, they weren’t telling bloody, fictional stories a...
A commemorative coin minted by Belgium raised hackles in France, a small example of the continuing bumps on the road to European unity.
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The 2015 Native American $1 Coin commemorates the contributions of the Kahnawake Mohawk and Mohawk Akwesasne communities to “high iron” construction work and the building of New York City skyscrapers. The reverse (tails) design depicts a Mohawk ironworker reaching for an I-beam that is swinging into position, rivets on the left and right side of […]
A two-euro coin commemorating the bicentennial of Napoleon Bonaparte's defeat will not be widely released, after French objections over what it called a "negative symbol."
The French may have lost the Battle of Waterloo 200 years ago, but they've won at least one clash over how to commemorate it. The famous battle in 1815 marked the final defeat of French dynamo Napoleon Bonaparte, his continental ambitions snuffed out by a coalition led by the British and their Prussian allies. It took place near […]
In 2016, Mark Twain will be featured on a U.S. commemorative coin.That's ironic, says Coin World senior editor Bill Gibbs, because Twain wasn't a fan of the phrase "In God We Trust," which will appear on his coin:
The Royal Mint has issued this photo to advertise its new commemorative coin celebrating the Chinese Lunar Year of The Sheep 2015 as part of its Sh?ngxiào series. The designer of the two rams heads on the reverse is Wuon-Gean Ho, an artist of Chinese descent, born in the UK. Show More Summary
Commemorate the birth of our longest-serving president with this set, which includes proof coins, silver and bronze medals, and postage stamps. The Roosevelt coins, medals and stamps are displayed in a rich green folder covered in a soft-touch material with a handsome textured look that is very gift-worthy. Buy It Now! Image/Copy: U.S. Mint
Two limited-edition Star Trek commemorative coins will be released by the Perth Mint. The one ounce silver commemorative coins will arrive on February 16. One coin features Kirk (in color) on the reverse side, with the USS Enterprise next to him. The obverse side of the coin will have Queen Elizabeth II on it, along […]
Henry Cavill continues his tradition of handing out commemorative coins to the cast and crew on 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice'. [...]
Two major numismatic rarities will be among the highlights of the auction of Ancient, British and World Coins, Tokens and Commemorative Medals to be held by Dix Noonan Webb, the international coins and medals specialists, in London on 11 February 2015. Show More Summary
The Royal Mint has produced 50,000 commemorative £100 coins showing Big Ben clock tower, renamed Elizabeth Tower. The coins are legal tender, but won't be in general circulation. They are aimed at collectors. So don't panic. This isn't a sign of inflation going through the roof (CLICK).
The 2014 American Eagle one ounce platinum proof coin commemorates the sixth and final principle of the Preamble Series, “To Secure the Blessings of Liberty to Ourselves and our Posterity.” Each 2014 American Eagle one ounce platinum proof coin contains 99.95 percent platinum and is packaged in a custom–designed portfolio presentation case.
Commemorate a presidency of unrivaled legacy with this unique product that includes an uncirculated quality Franklin D. Roosevelt $1 Coin and an Anna Eleanor Roosevelt Bronze Medal bearing a likeness of the First Spouse Gold Coin. The coin and medal are held in a durable plastic card enhanced with beautiful representations of the President’s and […]
Spink's, linked to past sales of Koh Ker statues and supplier to the ACCG, is primarily known as a coin shop. Their recent Auction: 14007 ("Ancient, British and Foreign Coins and Commemorative Medals") held a few days ago, contemporary with conflict and looting going on in not-so-distant Syria, caught my eye. Show More Summary
The Dallas Cowboys are commemorating their upcoming London game against the Jacksonville Jaguars with a hashtag that football fans across the league can enjoy. The team tweeted its first Euro-message Monday, coining the phrase “#CowboysUK”...Show More Summary
In response to my special on Flinders Street Station, Roger from Downies Australian Coin Auctions took the opportunity to show me a medallion from his own collection. Struck in bronze and 51mm in diameter, this impressive medallion is one of only fifty made by Stokes & Sons in 1914. Show More Summary