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The Royal Mint is a world-renown numismatic institution that is known for its quality coinage. It has just issued a very special ½ oz. silver commemorative coin called the “Welsh Dragon Celebration.” This stunning coin carries the design of a dragon on the reverse, a symbol of Welsh pride.
The U.S. Mint has announced two new medals that will be released August 23rd - the 2016-S and 2016-W Proof American Liberty Silver Medals. These medals will have the same design seen on last year's beautiful $100 High Relief Gold American Liberty Coin, and will be struck with a proof finish! What else do we know about these new medals?
Coin collectors and fans of the Star Wars franchise are in for a treat this year. R2-D2, the fourth character in the Star Wars Classic Coin Series, is being released. This will be followed by the release of the new Star Wars movie, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, later this year. Learn more about these exciting new releases in this article.
Few ancient coins are as recognizable as the Roman denarius. This small silver coin carries massive historical significance. Produced from 211 BC until the middle of the 3rd century AD, this denomination served as the backbone of Roman coinage and was the inspiration behind many later European coins. ModernCoinMart carries a very large selection of these denarii, at very affordable prices!
The change to this year’s silver and gold coins set off a great deal of speculation about why this was done, and what kind of impact it might have on sales of the coins. As a general rule, bullion buyers like to see this information on the coin, especially buyers of Chinese coins.
The Royal Canadian Mint is a powerful name in the numismatic industry. Over the years, they have produced a large number of very high-quality coins that have proven to be very popular. ModernCoinMart has made certain to have these coins available, and we are always keeping an eye out for the latest Canadian coins to add to our collection.
Despite previous gaps in the series, the U.S. Mint has announced that they will be selling American Platinum Eagles bullion coin in 2016! Because the coin was not issued last year, demand could be high. Why should you make a purchase of the 2016 Bullion American Platinum Eagle? MCM's writer, Brian Comp Jr., tells you what you need to know.
In a world full of coins, there is not much difference in their overall shape. Despite various sizes and metal content, the shape of the coin is nearly always round and thin. There are, however, a few very unique coins struck by various Mints around the world that break these conformities. From domed coins to volcano shaped coins, you will be surprised the examples ModernCoinMart has to offer!
The Royal Canadian Mint has released a new domed commemorative coin, this time with a quality, colorized finish! This beautiful coin shows off the design of a basketball as it commemorates the 125-year-old sport. While this is not the first colorized domed coin ever made, it is certainly one of the highest quality seen!
New legislation may cause Augustus Saint-Gauden's "Aspet" to become a National Historic Art Park. What is the significance of this? Who exactly is Augustus Saint-Gaudens, and what influence has his work had on numismatics?