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
The Royal Mint has produced a series of commemorative £5 coin sets to mark the centenary of World War One, which will be released annually until 2019. The first collection includes designs depicting gun ships, home front workers and the role of propaganda during the conflict...
Not only is the history of Canada interesting, but the history of the Canadian dollar is almost as interesting as the history of Canada itself. Whether it’s the loonies and twoonies, the commemorative coins or the colourful bills, we have some very interesting money… including the fact that some of our money is more like [...]Show More Summary
A.H. Baldwin and Sons Ltd, the only official Coinex sponsors, 2014, present Auction 90; Ancient Coins, British Coins and Commemorative Medals. The sale boasts Part One of The David Sellwood Collection of Parthian Coins, the most extensive and important of its type in private hands. Show More Summary
The adventurously named Cassette Store Day returns on September 27 for its second year to commemorate the aural business card (a term coined by my friend Phil who claims most people don’t listen to cassettes, they just buy them because they’re the cheapest thing at the merch table. Show More Summary
The 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar Uncirculated Coin Set is one of three products being offered in 2014 commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy half-dollar. This set includes a folder, coin card with uncirculated finish coins from the Philadelphia and Denver facilities, and certificate of authenticity. Show More Summary
The palace is releasing special pictures, the Royal Mint is striking a commemorative coin, and newspapers are publishing glowing tributes. What's all the fuss about? A little boy who will be king. Prince George turns 1 today, and while he might be too young to appreciate it, the milestone is...