• "the finest collection"

    British Virgin Islands The House of Tudor 2007

    British Virgin Islands The House of Tudor 2007

    British Virgin Islands The House of Tudor 2008

    RwandA 100 Francs

    Galapagos Islands 1000 Sucres

    Galapagos Islands 500 Sucres Siri 2

    Galapagos Islands 500 Sucres Siri 1

    Gambia Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother 1996

    Tonga Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother 1996

    Mexico Libertad 2010

    Australia Koala 2010

    Morocco 200 Dirhams

    Morocco 100 Dirhams

    Morocco 50 Dirhams

    Morocco 20 Dirhams 2005

    Morocco 20 Dirhams 1996

    United Kingdom Britannia 1999

    United States Silver Eagle 2010

    Canada Maple Leaf 2010

    United Kingdom Britannia 2010

     

    Numis News

    # Namibia new 10 and 20 Dollars reported.. more
    # New Belarus coin Virgo 2013.. more
    # Iran new 5,000 Rial note reported.. more

    Numis Trivia

    # Flowing Hair Dollar is the most expensive coin in the world. Sold for $7.85m.. more
    # US Grand Watermelon note is the most expensive paper money in the world. Sold for $2.255m in 2006.. more
    # Doubloon is popular name of a Spanish gold coin originally valued at 4 dollars. The formal term was "2 escudos".
    # Maundy money is an annual gift made on Maundy Thursday of a set of pure silver coins made by the Royal Mint and distributed personally by the Monarch to the poor of Canterbury. The number of sets reflects the number of years the Monarch has occupied the throne.

    Numis Terms

    # Coin Alignment - A method of striking in which the obverse and reverse dies are aligned 180 degrees from each other. [more]
    # Medal Alignment - A method of striking coins in which both the obverse and reverse dies are aligned in the same direction. [more]
    # Effigy - The image or likeness of a person, usually on the obverse of a coin or medal.
    # Luster - Appearance of a coin's ability to reflect light; brilliance. Percentage of the original mint luster is one of the factors in determining grades of "Mint State" coins (e.g. MS-60, MS-65).