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Ancient coins intrigue collectors and scholars alike across the world. The oldest coin we know of today was discovered in Ephesus (Efesos). Keep reading to learn how ancient coins were made.
Fans of the hugely popular Queen’s Beasts series from The Royal Mint will be delighted to learn that a new series about British royal ancestry has just been launched, called the Royal Tudor Beasts series.
Ian Rank-Broadley and Jody Clark are two of the most talented British artists who have left an indelible mark on the United Kingdom and Commonwealth coinage.
The Una and Lion Coin is one of the most stunning coins ever made. Read more to learn about this classic numismatic design and its modern iterations!
Following the conclusion of the America the Beautiful series in early 2021, the United States Mint is launching another quarter series that will feature five new quarter designs for the next four years that will honor prominent American women and their roles in shaping the nation.
July 20, 1969 was a day that changed the world when Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped off their lunar module and onto the surface of the moon. Learn more about the Apollo Commemorative Coins and Medals that honor this historic event.
February 12, 2021, marks the start of Chinese New Year celebrations throughout Asia and the beginning of the Year of the Ox.
The world will celebrate the birthday of the world’s most famous cartoon character on November 18 as Mickey Mouse turns 90. Mickey Mouse’s vast popularity was a major driver of the success of the Walt Disney Company, one of the great success stories in American economic history.
There are three different places where a discussion of presidents and U.S. coinage could start: with George Washington and Lady Liberty, with Thomas Jefferson and William McKinley, or with Abraham Lincoln. As we will see, a lot depends on what “circulating” means and what a “commemorative” is, and deciding what actually counts!
This November, the United States Mint will issue four special numismatic products to pay tribute to the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II which changed the American nation and the world in countless ways.