News about American Coins
Military challenge coins evoke pride and camaraderie
NEW YORK — Challenge coins have a rich history in the United States military, representing patriotism, sacrifice and honor; and an esprit de corps among those who served their country together. They have been carried by soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen. Veterans Day provides a fitting opportunity to look closer at these items […]
Royal Mint unveils first coins to feature King Charles III
LONDON (AP) – Britain’s Royal Mint has unveiled the first coins to feature the portrait of King Charles III. Britons will begin to see Charles’ image in their change from around December, as 50-pence coins depicting him gradually enter circulation.
Morphy’s to auction 677 lots of rare collectible coins and currency, June 22
DENVER, Pa. – Absentee bidding is now under way for all 677 lots in Morphy’s Wednesday, June 22nd Coin & Currency Auction. The live portion of the event will take place on auction day at the company’s spacious central Pennsylvania gallery starting at 9 a.m. Eastern time. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.
Hoard of Roman silver coins hammers for $101K at Noonans
LONDON – A hoard of 142 Roman silver coins that was unearthed in September 2020 was auctioned on May 17 for a hammer price of £81,160 (about $101,000) at Noonans (previously Dix Noonan Webb). Dubbed the Vale of Pewsey hoard, it was 100% sold and had been estimated at £30,000-£40,000.