World coins

This section features articles written about coins from around the world

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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A new $1 coin has been produced by Pobjoy Mint to mark the centenary of the birth of former US president John F ...

19/04/2017

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