News about Coins
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.
Colonial coins and medals add value to Early American History Auctions’ May 14 sale
RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif. – Early American History Auctions will conduct a Colonial Currency, Coinage & Historic Medals sale on Saturday, May 14. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.