14 September 2018 Pobjoy has released the third coin of the Gibraltar Primates 50 pence Series. The coin features an adult Red Colobus monkey. The primates are really brought to life on this colored coin and it highlights the fact that these stunning animals are in danger of becoming extinct.
14 September 2018 The Royal Australian Mint has issued the second release in its The Earth and Beyond series. Following on from the first domed coin in the series, which depicted the Earth as seen from space, this new silver release celebrates the Moon, our closest celestial companion.
14 September 2018 The Eric P. Newman Numismatic Society has donated $50,000 to the ANS’s renowned Summer Seminar to enhance the stipend of a Visiting Scholar. In 2018, the now renamed title was granted to Prof. Mariangela Puglisi of the University of Messina in Sicily.
14 September 2018 The AUREUS Conference will take place in Orléans November 12-14, 2018. The organizers have released a call for posters addressing subjects related to gold and / or gold coinage in the western world between the 4th century BC and the end of the 1st century AD.
14 September 2018 In a decision regarding interstate purchases, the U.S. Supreme Court has now ruled that states can require retailers beyond their borders to collect sales-tax revenue from consumers. This is especially significant for online purchases, but all sales across state lines could now be taxed.
13 September 2018 Swissmint has issued a commemorative coin reminiscent of one of Switzerland’s most popular exports. The Swiss Army Knife. We visited the manufactory where it is produced and take a look at the new commemorative coin.
13 September 2018 On September 2, 2018, a large fire destroyed the National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro. Up to 20 million items are said to have been lost in the flames. The Brazilian population blames primarily the government and its officials for this catastrophe.
13 September 2018 The first CoinsWeekly Coin Record to be submitted is the most expensive Russian coin. It is also the most expensive European coin and was sold by the Swiss auction house Sincona in 2012.
12 September 2018 From the 5th to the 7th of September 2018, the last congress of the DAMIN research project titled “From Ore to Money: Mining, Trading, Minting” took place in Tallinn/Estonia. Speakers from 10 countries discussed topics ranging from Classical Greece to the year 2011.
07 September 2018 Just in time for the 150th Anniversary of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, the Royal Canadian Mint has created a truly out-of-this-world collectible by adding a genuine meteorite fragment to limited edition silver coins.
07 September 2018 In 2019, the Principality of Liechtenstein will celebrate its 300th anniversary. Prior to this celebration, a unique, free online catalogue of all Liechtenstein coins from 1862 was recently published as part of the Online Catalogue of Swiss Coins and Banknotes.