World Coins

This section features articles written about coins from around the world

The gold staters of Philip II of Macedonia (359-336 BC)
Would you accept a piece of gold to secure your loyalty? Philip II King of Macedonia issued gold staters to pay the many…
11 February 2020
Swiss Mint issue the world's smallest coin - video report
In a bid to 'push boundaries, stretch the limits of technology and achieve something unique', Swiss Mint has produced…
27 January 2020
Flowers of Israel: launch of eight-coin series
A new coin series, struck in pure silver, highlights eight of Israel's finest flowers.
21 January 2020
World's first blackened 50p coin released to mark 180th Penny Black anniversary
A blackened 50p coin has been released by Gibraltar to mark 180 years since the release of the Penny Black, the world's…
17 January 2020
Annual Canadian Proof Silver Dollar dedicated to VE Day 75th anniversary
Royal Canadian Mint has announced that is has dedicated its 2020 Proof Silver Dollar to the 75th anniversary of VE Day.
08 January 2020
Church of the Nativity: second in the Holy Land Sites coin series
The Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem is the second site featured on Israel Mint's Holy Land coin series.
12 November 2019
Collecting tokens: political pieces, part one
The current political climate has often been described as chaotic. But as Mike Roberts reveals in the first of a new…
12 November 2019
VIDEO: Harry Potter gold and silver collectible coins to be released by New…
New Zealand Mint has announced it will be producing Harry Potter gold and silver collectible coins under license from…
01 November 2019
New Father Christmas 50p coin from Gibraltar
Raymond Brigg's loveable character Father Christmas has been chosen as Gibraltar's Christmas 2019 coin.
28 October 2019

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