World coins

This section features articles written about coins from around the world

Two new silver coins from Israel Coins & Medals Corp feature the Sunbird and Barn Owl, as part of the Birds of ...

18/06/2018

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The seated figure on the reverses of most British copper and bronze coins altered her appearance more frequently ...

26/03/2018

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Pobjoy Mint has issued the first commemorative coin to mark the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at St ...

22/03/2018

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Ed Fletcher looks at the striking imagery on the reverses of a group of coins that combined British and Maori ...

19/03/2018

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Australia's fifth time hosting the Commonwealth Games is being marked with the release of two coin issues from ...

26/02/2018

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Richard Kelleher spotlights the collection of the British Museum’s Department of Coins and Medals with a coin from ...

29/01/2018

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This copper alloy coin from the collections of the British Museum features the 7th-century lyric poet Sappho, who ...

15/01/2018

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An intriguing item from British Museum’s collection is an 18th-century French medal commemorating a battle from ...

08/01/2018

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New coins released by Pobjoy Mint on behalf of the island of Fiji look ahead to the 2018 Winter Olympics, to be ...

17/10/2017

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A set of four coins to mark the centenary of the Royal House of Windsor has been issued by Pobjoy Mint on behalf ...

09/10/2017

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The year 2018 will be Year of the Dog on the Chinese Lunar calendar, and Perth Mint have issued a report and video ...

11/09/2017

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A new holographic coin showing the Larsen B ice shelf, which collapsed 15 years ago, has been issued by Pobjoy ...

22/05/2017

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