Proof, Reverse Proof and Enhanced Reverse Proof Coins: What’s the Difference?

Proof, Reverse Proof and Enhanced Reverse Proof Coins: What’s the Difference? In the realm of numismatics, where artistry meets history, the term "proof" goes far beyond its dictionary definition. Proof coins, reverse proof coins and enhanced reverse proof coins represent a spectrum of surface finishes that elevate coins from mere...

What are Piedfort coins?

Piedfort Coins: A History of Prestige and Showpieces Piedfort coins , which are characterized by their unusually thick format , have occupied a special place in numismatics for centuries. Often twice the thickness and weight of standard coins of the same design, Piedfort coins were never intended for daily circulation....

An exclusive interview with coin and medal designer Chris Costello

Chris Costello is a respected figure in the field of numismatics and hails from Boston. He is not only an artist but also a graphic designer, illustrator and typographer. Costello's talent also extends to coin design, for which he has received awards for his exceptional work. His masterpieces are well...

Creating History: An Exclusive Interview with Master Coin Designer Joel Iskowitz

Joel Iskowitz stands as a renowned and prolific designer of coins and medals on a global scale, distinguished by his remarkable creations adorning prestigious venues such as the US Capitol, the Pentagon, and the White House. We hold a deep appreciation for his artistic prowess and are delighted to engage...

Joel Iskowitz – a renowned American designer known for his extraordinary contributions to numismatics and art.

Joel Iskowitz is one of few living artists to have had his artwork displayed in the Pentagon, the Capitol, and the White House. He has created artwork for three decades that has graced the covers of books, periodicals, journals, public spaces, coins, and postage stamps worldwide. He is also an...

Swiss trade investment precious metals on PreMeSec.ch

While the help of experts such as rarecoin can be useful for collector coins, investors can simply trade investment precious metals such as gold bars or investment coins directly with one another. Since investment precious metals are based directly on the stock exchange price, no specialist knowledge is required. PreMeSec.ch...

Interview with Dirk Wasserthal, founder of RareCoin.Store

How did you become a specialist in modern collector gold coins? In the 80's I became interested in stamps and learned to appreciate the art and history depicted on them. Over time, I also became interested in coins, especially the silver coins that my parents collected, such as the 1972...