On November 11, 1918 an agreement ending World War I was signed and went into effect on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month. The U.S., Canada, and other countries pay tribute to the men and women who bravely fought in major military conflicts with a diverse range of commemorative coins.
https://www.moderncoinmart.com/silver/great-britain-silver-coins/great-britain-silver-lunar-coins/The Royal Mint has released the newest addition to the Queen's Beasts series and the latest addition to the Lunar Calendar series featuring the Chinese Zodiac.
The Gold Maple Leaf series is turning 40 years old in 2019 and to celebrate, the Royal Canadian Mint is releasing the 2019 Canada Incuse 1 oz. Gold Maple Leaf Gem BU coins. Struck in .9999 fine gold, this exciting addition to the Canadian Gold Maple Leaf series has something entirely new: the first appearance of double incuse design devices on a gold bullion Maple release!
Many coins serve as beautiful reminders of the honor and service of military members. Make them a part of your collection from MondernCoinMart.com.
Next year the U.S. Mint will release a 24 karat, ¼ oz gold coin with a $10-denomination and an accompanying 1 oz silver medal to mark the 400th anniversary, or quadricentennial, of the landing in Plymouth, Massachusetts of a group of pilgrims from England in late 1620.
As Women’s History Month continues through the end of March, we wanted to take some time to connect with women who have contributed to the hobby of numismatics. We recently spoke with Charmy Harker, who entered the hobby by way of her aunt, who’s personal coin collection was passed down to her several years ago.
After Jon Mercanti retired as Chief Engraver of the United States Mint in 2010, the position remained unfilled until February 4th, 2019, when U.S Mint Director, David Ryder, announced that Sculptor-Engraver Joe Menna, was named the thirteenth Chief Engraver of the Mint.
Charlie Duke is best known as the Lunar Module Pilot for Apollo 16 in 1972 and as the tenth and youngest person to walk on the lunar surface. In recent years, has made an agreement with NGC to hand-sign designation labels.
The U.S mint began releasing annual proof sets in 1936 that included one proof of each coin that was struck for circulation that year. The practice continues to this day with many collectors considering the annual proof set a ‘must get’ every year.
Important though the tales of survivors of the Titanic and other shipwrecks are, they are missing one key ingredient: a physical connection to the event. That is what shipwreck coins provide. Almost no other coins can compare to the intimacy and immediacy of the connection to past events like shipwreck coins.