RSS

World coins


 Powered by Max Banner Ads 

New from the Austrian Mint

Thursday, May 8th, 2014 by
New from the Austrian Mint

“Freedom” – The Fall of the Berlin Wall June 25, 2014 will mark a significant milestone in global history, as it was 25 years ago that the Berlin Wall began to crumble.  The Austrian Mint is celebrating this momentous event with a silver coin that is scheduled to be  issued on that day. Mint engraver […]

. . Blog . Commemoratives . Gold and silver . News and Notes . World coins

Polar Bears from the Austrian Mint

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 by
Polar Bears from the Austrian Mint

Polar Bears at the Schoenbrunn Zoo New 5-euro Commemorative Coin The Austrian Mint will issue a coin to celebrate the new polar bear enclosure at Schoenbrunn Zoo, scheduled to open this May. The delightful reverse was designed and engraved by the Mint’s Chief engraver, Thomas Pesendorfer.  The foreground of the design shows a mother polar […]

Blog . Issues . News and Notes . World coins

High “Expectation” for Second Klimt Coin

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 by

The Austrian Mint will issue the second coin in its five-gold-coin series celebrating Gustav Klimt, a key painter of the art nouveau period whose art is recognized and admired around the world. The obverse features the “Tree of Life” from the Stoclet frieze, is framed by a square of the artist’s canvas, and was conceptualized […]

. . Blog . Commemoratives . News and Notes . World coins

Celebrate the Viennese Waltz

Friday, November 9th, 2012 by

The Austrian Mint will issue a 5 euro silver coin celebrating one of the best-known dances of all time, the Waltz. The reverse of the coin depicts a delightful couple dancing the graceful waltz. In the background are the twinkling stars and fireworks, all adding to the festive atmosphere of a waltz. Also on this side of […]

. Blog . Commemoratives . Gold and silver . Issues . News and Notes . World coins

Davissons Ltd. Auction 31 Closes November 28

Monday, November 5th, 2012 by

Auction 31 from Davissons Ltd. is an interesting mix of coins. Some classic gold coins here, Irish and Scottish coins there. And all with NO buyers’ fees. Davissons provided this information about the sale: The British section includes almost a hundred coins from the collection of Jim Farr. In his own words: “I began collecting […]

Blog . News and Notes . World coins

The Imperial Crown of Austria

Monday, October 29th, 2012 by

The Austrian Mint will issue the fifth and final coin of the “Crowns of the House of Habsburg” gold coin series.  The new coin features the majestic Imperial Crown of Austria.  This distinctive crown became widely recognized throughout Europe during the very long reign of the Habsburgs. The obverse depicts the intricate details of the […]

Blog . Commemoratives . Gold and silver . News and Notes . World coins

British Royal Mint Releases Olympic Gold and Silver Coin Collection

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012 by

[RICHMOND, VA] The British Royal Mint has announced a distribution deal with Stauer (www.Stauer.com) and GovMint (www.GovMint.com) to release their official Olympic London 2012 coin collection. Consumers will now be able to collect each of the unique gold and silver coins as a celebration of this year’s 30th Summer Olympiad. The Royal Mint has been striking coins for […]

. . Blog . Commemoratives . News and Notes . World coins

Five New Coins for Diamond Jubilee

Friday, January 13th, 2012 by

For Her Majesty The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012, The Royal Mint has unveiled five new precious metal variations of the only official UK £5 coin struck to mark the historic occasion. Like the Brilliant Uncirculated version released a few months ago, the coins have been designed by Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS to celebrate a regal […]

. Blog . Commemoratives . Gold and silver . Issues . News and Notes . World coins

Menu Title