22 May 2017  Mon

2,425,600,000 $1 Federal Reserve notes were printed by BEP in 2016 at its plants in Columbia and Fort Worth. The combined total came up to 7,584,000,000 notes, which is 550,600,000 notes more than what were printed last year....

22 May 2017  Mon

Just a few weeks after Switzerland’s 50-franc note, the first in a new series, won the coveted International Banknote Society Banknote of the Year Award. The Swiss National Bank began issuing the series’ 20-franc note.

22 May 2017  Mon

Dix Noonan Webb is going to offer a unique Dutch 1672 bronze medal at an auction from 14th to 16th June. The medal presents the history of two brothers who opposed the William of Orange, and their brutal killing

Cor...

22 May 2017  Mon

Heritage Auctions is going to offer some rare Morgan silver dollars in June at the Long Beach sale. One of the highlights includes an MS 64 1889-CC Morgan dollar struck at the Carson City Mint. The mint had a lull period betw...

22 May 2017  Mon

Shah Jahan was one of the greatest emperors of the Mughal Empire. He was born as prince ‘Khurram’ to the Mughal Emperor Jahangir in the year 1592 AD. He was the fifth Mughal Emperor and sat on the throne in the year 1628 ...

22 May 2017  Mon

Love is not only a word but an emotion in itself. Those who’ve lived without love have perhaps never known what it is to actually live. But is it necessary that all legendary love stories are between the children of Adam an...

20 May 2017  Sat

‘Ant’s Nose Coin’ is the name of certain small copper pellet-like shaped money of China. It is convex from one side and flat on the other. They are presumed to be in existence between 650-600 B.C.

The designati...

20 May 2017  Sat

Architecture harbours the local cultural tradition and reflects the social demands, financial well-being, and religious practice of various periods. Hence, the analyses of architecture give evidence to the cultural diversity ...

20 May 2017  Sat

Collectors share a love-hate relationship with the U.S. Mint. Sometimes collectors are happy to see the use of the Philadelphia Mint’s P mark on 2017 Lincoln cents. They also get disappointed by confused sale figures and mi...

20 May 2017  Sat

The David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction that will end on 21st May, is offering a wide range of rare coins. Some of the highlights include: 1803 1c NGC/CAC MS64 RB (Small Date, Small Fraction, OH), 1883 25c PCGS/CAC MS6...

20 May 2017  Sat

A total of $32,576,612 USD worth of U.S. coins, currency and World currency was sold by Heritage Auctions at the 78th annual Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS) convention that happened last month.

Rare National...

20 May 2017  Sat

On 25th September, France will be issuing new 2-euro commemorative collector coins celebrating the 25th anniversary of the famous pink ribbon symbol that has been used over the years for creating awareness about breast cancer...

20 May 2017  Sat

On 28th April, an 1879-CC Morgan silver dollar graded PCGS MS-64 with a CAC sticker was sold for $16,450, double its expected value. Some collectors like toned Morgan silver dollars while others like them frosty. They are rar...

19 May 2017  Fri

The United States Mint is geared up to strike new commemorative coins for the year 2020, after four coin-related bills were introduced to the Congress, three of which would be authorised by them.

The first to be ann...

19 May 2017  Fri

Peru issued its first stamps in 1857 after it got independence from Spain in 1821. Latin American stamps including stamps from Peru have become extremely popular over the years.

Peru issued a set of three Llama stamp...

19 May 2017  Fri

Since eons, people have buried their treasure to keep them safe from authorities and rovers. Every now and then, one lucky person finds this long forgotten treasure. One such earthen–pot containing 435 ancient coins was fou...

19 May 2017  Fri

In the past two days, we have studied about the Alexandrian, Ilium and Abydus coinage of Troas.

Belonging mainly between 4thto 5th century B.C., the coinage of Troas can be divided into four distinct region groups

19 May 2017  Fri

This beautiful silver rupee was issued by Mughal Emperor Akbar during the 50th year of his reign. The weight of the coin is around 11.2g and was minted in Agra.

During the 29th year of his reign Akbar founded new re...

19 May 2017  Fri

A set of 4 stamps were issued on 2nd March by Swiss Post featuring baby animals. One of them features a young otter on a blue background. The stamp also depicts the denomination, country name, the designer's name Simon Hofer ...

19 May 2017  Fri

A special one-ounce silver bullion medallion celebrating the 100th anniversary of the famous “I Want You for U.S. Army” poster featuring Uncle Sam would be released by Dillon Gage Metals. For the first time ever, this ima...