22 Aug 2017  Tue

A Large Examining Printing Equipment press setup error was discovered on a Series 2013 $1 Federal Reserve note that was printed at the BEP’s Fort Worth, Texas, facility. Printing of the Series 2013 notes was the first proje...

22 Aug 2017  Tue

The chemical composition of England’s polymer bank notes will continue to contain an animal-derived byproduct called tallow, as per an official statement. The only alternative would be palm oil derivatives which would affec...

22 Aug 2017  Tue

On 1st January 2018, the Royal Mint of Belgium in Brussels is going to close down operations. The contract would be given to someone else for producing Belgian euro coins using a bidding process. The machinery of the mint wil...

22 Aug 2017  Tue

A coin without a symbol is an empty piece. Every symbol we see on coins has its own significance but few of the symbols are very rare to see. When we see those symbols, we get curious to know further about it. One such symbol...

22 Aug 2017  Tue

Taj Al-Din Firuz Shah was the ruler of Bahmani Sultanate, he ruled from 1397 to 1422. His struggle against Vijayanagar Empire which began at the start of his reign continued throughout his rule. With the victories in the year...

22 Aug 2017  Tue

The Royal Canadian Mint can’t stay calm, although they are well aware of the fact that the Year of the Dog on the Chinese Lunar Zodiac calendar begins in 2018, they are still issuing coins for the new year. The RCM in Augus...

22 Aug 2017  Tue

Greece released a Proof 2017 silver €10 coin celebrating the Greek poet Sappho (630 to 570 B.C.). The coin release is part of a series that portrays Greek culture.

Sappho was a lyric poet in ancient Greece who was...

22 Aug 2017  Tue

A third reverse die was recently discovered for the 1861 Confederate “half dime” tokens. Another example was struck from the second known reverse die. Some circulated silver tokens struck in Murfreesboro by A.O. Sehorn, c...

21 Aug 2017  Mon

Harpers Ferry is situated between Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland popular for John Brown's raid on the United States Federal Armory in 1859.

John Brown (1800-1859) was a radical abolitionist who fought against s...

21 Aug 2017  Mon

Champion Auctions offered a China-Szechuan 1902-11 One Rupee Silver coin on 20th August. Sichuan was the largest old imperial province, known for Chinese agriculture, industry, and culture. Its capital city was Chengdu where ...

21 Aug 2017  Mon

Muhammad Shah was the grandson of Bahadur Shah. With the help of Sayyid brothers, at the age of 17, Muhammad Shah sat on the Mughal throne in the year 1719 and ruled it till 1748. Later he got rid of the Sayyid brothers with ...

21 Aug 2017  Mon

Energy is nothing but the ability to do the work. We need energy for each and every thing and it comes through various ways, the sun being the major source of energy.

But do you think that we use enough Sun energy? ...

21 Aug 2017  Mon

The ripples of time can turn mighty empires to ashes and their truth transforms into legends. Long ago when the mighty Mughal Empire was at the height of its power a man stepped on the Indian shores. This traveler was Vasco d...

21 Aug 2017  Mon

Pobjoy Mint released new copper-nickel and silver £2 coins featuring the Southern right whale for the British Antarctic Territory. The Southern right whales spend their summers away from the Southern Ocean and feed near the...

21 Aug 2017  Mon

Five 1936 York County Maine, Tercentenary half dollars, all colourfully toned with apparently undisturbed original surfaces reached high levels in grading service slabs with the Mint State 68 grade or higher.

But, n...

21 Aug 2017  Mon

Pro-royalist forces fought against Oliver Cromwell and the pro-parliamentary group during the English Civil War. Cromwell’s supporters ousted Charles I and beheaded him in 1649. Cromwell headed the Commonwealth as Lord Prot...

21 Aug 2017  Mon

ANA World’s Fair of Money that was held from 1st to 5th August in Denver received mixed reactions. Dealers had to wait in long queues to buy the 225th Anniversary Enhanced Uncirculated Coin Set. Each one was allowed to buy ...

19 Aug 2017  Sat

The Royal Australian Mint released three new, limited edition $2 coins to celebrate Children's Book Week. The coins will feature three illustrations of the main character Hush from Mem Fox's classic children's book named Poss...

19 Aug 2017  Sat

A two-day sale is scheduled on 1st and 2nd September in Germany, where Auction Galleries Hamburg is showcasing German and worldwide stamps and postal history, including material from the United States. A featured cover in thi...

19 Aug 2017  Sat

The RBI is soon going to release 50 rupees banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series, featuring the signature of Dr. Urjit R. Patel. The new banknote depicts an image of Hampi with Chariot on the reverse, highlighting the ...