The beginner's guide to everything coins and bullion.
Current and accurate modern coin mintage information.
Learn about the popular proof strike type in this week's Beginner's Corner.
Learn about the different conditions that exist on business strike coins in this week's Beginner's Corner column.
Where did coins first appear? Coins appear in archaeological record around 650 BC and the ancient civilizations in Anatolia, Greece, India and China are likely candidates of coin collecting.
Coins from the United States Mint have a long and storied history. Here are ten fun facts you didn't know about coins ranging from the first President who appeared on circulating coinage to the name of the bison that appears on the Buffalo Nickel.
On November 6 the U.S. Mint began selling the 25th coin in the popular America the Beautiful five-ounce silver coin series that began in 2010. This coin honors the Everglades National Park in Florida, which is largest subtropical wilderness in the U.S. and is also a world heritage site, international biosphere reserve, and major wetlands first established as a national site in 1934.
Foreign coin collectors have always been far-sighted in terms of seeking out the most interesting and unique examples of coinage from around the world. In recent years, collectors have helped propel to popularity the exciting world of exclusive, or custom, world coins.
Precious Metals Bullion, while an object of shiny obsession for some can be an enjoyable collectible for others. Market trends indicate that the line between the two is blurring.
Louis Golino interviews Chuck Daughtrey, designer of the 2014 Tuvalu $1 Silver one ounce Augustus Saint-Gaudens proof coin. Learn more about the designer and why he chose this subject!
Treasures of Oz from Perth, Australia, created the Tokelau Lunar Family series of coins, and ModernCoinMart (MCM) recently had a chance to interview the principles of the company about the series. Read the transcript of this interview here!
Collectors love classic coin designs, but what - if any - design considerations must be taken into account before re-using an old design on a new coin, and how does the U.S. Mint deal with those considerations?