The death of Queen Elizabeth has prompted collectors to scramble for scarce coins and bills that bear her image.
The first image of Queen Elizabeth that was featured on the coins of Great Britain and the Commonwealth was created by Mary Gillick. It shows a young Elizabeth wearing a white hat and a laurel wreath.
The shekel, which is valued at around $1 million, was first issued by Jews during the First Jewish Revolt against the Romans. It was made as a statement of their sovereignty.
Very rare are major errors made by the US Mint when it comes to the production of gold coins. These errors are usually checked and thoroughly scrutinized before they are placed into the hands of the public
The Kennedy half dollar was the first US design to reach the public's hands. It was a huge success, with both domestic and global demand outpacing the previous years' records.
The Sikyon Stater is an ancient Greek coin that was minted in the city-state of Sikyon, which was located in the northeastern part of the Peloponnese peninsula in ancient Greece.
Archaeologists in Egypt have unearthed a huge cache of silver and gold coins that dates back to around 1,000 years. It was found behind a temple in the city of Esna, which is located along the Nile River.
These silver coins were minted by German monarch Wilhelm V during his reign from 1627 to 1637. At the time, central Europe was in the grip of the Thirty Years’ War, a struggle between Catholics and Protestants.
Have you ever wondered why our coins today have milled (ridged) edges and are carefully decorated? That is because early coins were not perfectly round and could easily be clipped or shaved before they were passed on.
A new silver coin collector product was released by the United States Mint, it was launched on August 29, 2019, commemorating the San Antonio Missions National Historic Park in Texas.