Posts Tagged ‘Silver coins’
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The Austrian Mint in Vienna will issue on May 7 the fifth silver coin in its charming series “Austria by its Children,” also known as “Austria, Piece by Piece.” Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, of course, instantly comes to mind when one thinks of Salzburg, and indeed such was the case for young artist Melisa Bejic, the […]
A spectacular rarity, the Norweb Collection example of a 1799 Draped Bust U.S. dollar with the octagonal Bank of England countermark of George III, is the cover coin on Davissons Ltd. Auction 33, which closes January 30, 2014. One of only five known examples, this coin is good Extremely Fine with luster, a beautiful and […]
On October 16, the Austrian Mint will issue the fourth silver coin in its series, “Austria, by its Children.” The new coin features the area located the furthest west in Austria, the Province of Voralberg. The charming naïve depiction of Voralberg on the reverse of the coin is by 9-year-old, Alissa De Mori who lives […]
Early this year, I suggested in this column that a one-time commemorative coin–perhaps a silver dollar–be issued to mark the 5oth anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s shocking assassination. This, I said, would be a way to channel the grief still felt keenly by read the rest of Senior Editor Ed Reiter’s column here.
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 […]
Straight form the U.S. Mint’s press release: WASHINGTON – The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2012 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin on August 2, 2012, at noon Eastern Time (ET). The current price of the coin is $45.95; however, as with all products sold by the United States Mint […]
On Sept. 7, the Austrian Mint will issue the fourth coin in the silver coin series “Rome on the Danube.” The new coin features the town of Aguntum, a well-established center of commerce and trade, founded as early as 30 BC. The obverse of the coin shows the profile of Emperor Constantius II on the […]
On April 13, the Austrian Mint will issue the third coin of the six-coin silver series “Rome on the Danube.” The series recalls the days when Rome ruled the known western world and today’s Austria was part of its northern provinces. The new silver coin is struck in proof quality only and has a maximum […]
Guardian Commodities announced this week that it will offer 10 free silver American Eagle coins (a $200+ value) to any customer purchasing 50 ounces or more of gold bullion. With this promotion, the online broker is hoping to reach out to first time gold investors. Read the details of the offer.