New members

No New Posts Where does this go?

Not clear which board your post should go on? Post it here and a moderator will move it to the right board.

163 Posts
44 Topics

Last post by <k>
in MOVED: FAO coin albums
on December 09, 2017, 10:42:55 AM

Collecting coins

No New Posts Coin collecting

Information on the hobby, private collections and collecting methods

4 599 Posts
425 Topics

Last post by agumbe
in Re: FAO coin albums
on December 09, 2017, 09:48:21 AM

Child Boards: Collections and views on collecting; Buying coins; Valuation, market trends, grading; Coin collecting accessories
No New Posts Cleaning, conservation and storage

Take care of your coins. Here's how to.

Moderator: bruce61813

2 321 Posts
197 Topics

Last post by CameronK
in Re: Opinion - Touched Up...
on December 10, 2017, 03:22:52 PM

No New Posts The law, breaking it, international shipping

Legal matters relating to coins and collecting. Dos not include fakes and imitations.

1 442 Posts
156 Topics

Last post by Paris
in Re: French colonial Isoa...
on December 09, 2017, 10:39:47 PM

Child Boards: Lost and stolen
No New Posts Fantasies, fakes and imitations

Coins made without authority and pieces made with the intention to replace a genuine coin with or without the intention to deceive.

Moderator: davidrj

4 271 Posts
519 Topics

Last post by Manzikert
in Re: Imitation 19 san sik...
on December 03, 2017, 06:07:08 PM

Child Boards: Contemporary fakes; Art, humour and propaganda; Fantasies

Design and designing

No New Posts Thematic collecting

Here, any theme goes, as long as it remains coin-related

Moderator: <k>

14 139 Posts
492 Topics

Last post by Finn235
in Re: Languages and writin...
on December 10, 2017, 08:06:29 AM

Child Boards: Architecture and Landmarks; Coin characteristics; Sport and Games; Transport on coins; Wildlife and agriculture
No New Posts Coin design

Official entries and designs by members. Enjoy the fruits of creativity and fantasy.

Moderator: <k>

4 906 Posts
406 Topics

Last post by <k>
in Re: Picture Container fo...
on December 01, 2017, 09:06:18 PM

Child Boards: Coin designers; Unrealised designs; Members' designs

Research and reference

No New Posts Unidentified items

Think of giving weight and diameter, please!

Moderator: Figleaf

1 159 Posts
271 Topics

Last post by Saikat
in Re: Kashmir. Ruler? - 3
on Today at 01:46:33 AM

No New Posts Numismatics

Information on the science of numismatics, its terminology and public numismatic collections

2 407 Posts
166 Topics

Last post by Figleaf
in Re: Holiday guide - muse...
on November 22, 2017, 07:32:40 PM

No New Posts Coin and medal production technology

From anvil and hammer to modern presses and how they were handled.

942 Posts
104 Topics

Last post by Figleaf
in Re: How do vending machi...
on June 10, 2017, 10:34:12 AM

No New Posts Best of World of Coins

Showcasing our membership's best contributions to numismatics, chosen by the members themselves

Moderator: FosseWay

166 Posts
32 Topics

Last post by TIF
in Re: Voting 2015
on January 03, 2016, 01:35:16 PM

Child Boards: Election process; Elected articles
No New Posts Printed material and equivalent

Books, ebooks, presentations, numismatic catalogues, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, auction catalogues etc.

1 666 Posts
289 Topics

Last post by Figleaf
in Re: Documenting Deccan C...
on November 27, 2017, 09:37:12 PM

No New Posts Useful links

Other helpful sites for collectors and numismatists

Moderator: Bimat

783 Posts
173 Topics

Last post by redwine
in Re: Dane Kurth
on November 01, 2017, 11:05:21 AM

Ancient coins

No New Posts Ancient Greece

Here you can discuss and show ancient Greek coins.

Moderator: Ancientnoob

1 187 Posts
214 Topics

Last post by Alex
in Re: Greek billy goat Tri...
on December 10, 2017, 02:49:16 PM

No New Posts Rome

For all your questions about Roman coins.

Moderator: sminnoch

3 384 Posts
608 Topics

Last post by ZYV
in Re: AE 24 of Roman Legio...
on December 06, 2017, 01:39:34 PM

No New Posts Barbarians and Celts

Imitations of Roman coins, Celtic coins

667 Posts
111 Topics

Last post by Figleaf
in Re: Unknown Celtic(?) Co...
on October 25, 2017, 11:19:11 PM

No New Posts Indian subcontinent: Ancient & Pre-sultanate

Moderator: capnbirdseye

8 483 Posts
1 584 Topics

Last post by mitresh
in Anonymous Janapada: 400-...
on December 10, 2017, 08:41:50 PM

No New Posts Other ancients

Coins that do not fit any other board of the "ancient coins" section

Moderator: Ancientnoob

549 Posts
113 Topics

Last post by Matteo
in Re: A possible hoard of ...
on December 10, 2017, 06:04:20 PM

Medieval and cash coins

No New Posts Islamic world

Generally, medieval coins in Arabic and Kufic script

Moderator: THCoins

3 586 Posts
627 Topics

Last post by THCoins
in Re: Samanid fals, elegan...
on December 10, 2017, 08:28:12 PM

No New Posts Indian subcontinent: early Islamic Sultanates

Medieval coins of the Indian peninsula up to 1526

Moderator: capnbirdseye

8 763 Posts
1 762 Topics

Last post by THCoins
in Re: Ghaznavid, Masud I, ...
on December 06, 2017, 07:17:51 PM

No New Posts Christian world

Generally, medieval coins with latin and gothic script

Moderator: Quant.Geek

2 714 Posts
666 Topics

Last post by Tariq
in Re: Identification Help ...
on November 09, 2017, 03:43:46 PM

No New Posts Other medieval coins

Coins struck before 1506 that don't fit in other categories on this board

Moderator: Ancientnoob

698 Posts
118 Topics

Last post by Figleaf
in Re: Ahurpat, the King of...
on December 03, 2017, 02:19:01 PM

No New Posts Cash type coins

Coins with a square hole from China, Japan, Korea and Vietnam

1 246 Posts
250 Topics

Last post by SpaBreda
in Re: Cash Problem #2
on October 30, 2017, 12:20:24 PM

Euro coins

No New Posts Circulation euro coins

Regular circulation coins that are legal tender throughout the euro area and packaged sets. Excludes commemorative 2 euro issues.

Moderator: Bimat

1 307 Posts
141 Topics

Last post by Figleaf
in Re: The Netherlands: New...
on November 10, 2017, 01:37:50 PM

No New Posts Commemorative 2 euro coins

Coins with a denomination of 2 euros of a commemorative nature. Both joint issues and individual member-state issues. Includes single commemoratives in coin card.

Moderator: Bimat

2 638 Posts
238 Topics

Last post by Bimat
in Monaco 2017: 200th anniv...
on November 25, 2017, 02:06:15 PM

No New Posts Collector coins

Coins (usually gold or silver) made primarily for collectors; legal tender in the issuing country only.

Moderator: Bimat

3 161 Posts
439 Topics

Last post by chrisild
in Re: Austria: 2018 starts...
on December 03, 2017, 12:54:02 PM

No New Posts BU Prooflike and Proof euro sets

Post news on new issues and mintages here.

Moderator: Bimat

408 Posts
97 Topics

Last post by chrisild
in Re: Austria 2018 hgh (SU...
on December 09, 2017, 12:17:51 AM

No New Posts New euro countries

Which countries want to use the euro? When will it happen? New designs. All here.

Moderator: Bimat

723 Posts
43 Topics

Last post by ART
in Re: Who's next?
on August 23, 2016, 10:53:42 PM

No New Posts Euro news and basics

For everything that doesn't fit in the other categories of this board

Moderator: Bimat

1 376 Posts
162 Topics

Last post by eurocoin
in Re: Royal Mint of Belgiu...
on November 18, 2017, 10:56:44 PM

Modern European coins except the euro

No New Posts Scandinavia

Denmark, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden

Moderator: FosseWay

1 128 Posts
146 Topics

Last post by mrbadexample
in Re: The Swedish Plate Mo...
on October 12, 2017, 02:09:52 PM

No New Posts Germany

Includes German states, Danzig, GDR, Saarland, army money

1 125 Posts
164 Topics

Last post by Siberian Man
in Re: Coins of XVIII centu...
on November 21, 2017, 04:49:24 PM

No New Posts Austria and Switzerland

Includes Liechtenstein and predecessor states

Moderator: Prosit

1 204 Posts
171 Topics

Last post by Figleaf
in Re: Latest Purchase - 19...
on November 04, 2017, 11:34:31 AM

No New Posts Central and Eastern Europe

Includes predecessor states. See inside for what's covered here.

Moderator: Zantetsuken

1 914 Posts
277 Topics

Last post by <k>
in Re: Croatia: post-Yugosl...
on November 27, 2017, 05:03:57 PM

Child Boards: Baltics; Central Europe; South-East Europe
No New Posts Russia and USSR; Belarus, Ukraine

Includes coins of Russian Caucasia, Siberia, Tannu Tuva, and Tatarstan.

1 202 Posts
161 Topics

Last post by Gusev
in Re: Ukraine, 20 Hhryven,...
on November 12, 2017, 12:40:35 PM

No New Posts Italy, Malta, Cyprus and modern Greece

Includes predecessor states, Crete, Ionian Islands, Vatican and San Marino

845 Posts
123 Topics

Last post by Henk
in Re: Italy 20 centesimi 1...
on December 10, 2017, 11:09:36 PM

No New Posts Spain, Portugal

Includes Gibraltar, Andorra and surrounding islands that belong to these countries

991 Posts
133 Topics

Last post by Figleaf
in Re: Tower Mint no longer...
on November 18, 2017, 12:28:50 PM

No New Posts France

Includes Monaco. Excludes parts of the Holy Roman empire now in France.

898 Posts
122 Topics

Last post by maudry
in Re: My collection of Fre...
on December 03, 2017, 09:46:56 PM

No New Posts Benelux

Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg and predecessors

Moderator: SpaBreda

1 139 Posts
154 Topics

Last post by Figleaf
in Re: Luxembourg
on November 09, 2017, 08:34:31 PM

No New Posts UK and Ireland

Includes predecessor states and assorted neighbouring islands

Moderators: UK Decimal +, Alan71

9 198 Posts
706 Topics

Last post by <k>
in Re: Comments on "The Dec...
on December 09, 2017, 07:34:47 PM

Child Boards: UK Pre-decimal coins; UK Decimal coins; British Crown Dependencies; Ireland

Modern Asian coins, pseudo coins and trade tokens

No New Posts West Asia

Arab states of the Middle East, Turkey and Israel. Includes predecessors.

1 420 Posts
241 Topics

Last post by Figleaf
in Re: Lebanon: World War 2...
on December 05, 2017, 12:54:43 AM

No New Posts Central Asia and the Caucasus

Asian states, formerly part of the Soviet Union. Includes predecessors.

678 Posts
109 Topics

Last post by Pabitra
in Re: Azerbaijan: 1 Manat ...
on November 24, 2017, 01:27:22 AM

No New Posts Iran and Afghanistan

Includes predecessor states

Moderator: saro

3 552 Posts
756 Topics

Last post by aws22
in Re: Zands, Karim Khan,AR...
on December 08, 2017, 09:09:53 PM

No New Posts Pakistan, Bangladesh, the Maldives

Predominantly Muslim countries of the Indian sub-continent

832 Posts
96 Topics

Last post by Bimat
in Pakistan: New Coin Comme...
on November 11, 2017, 09:18:47 AM

No New Posts Indian subcontinent: Mughal, Princely states and colonial (1526-1947)

For coins, pseudo coins and trade tokens. Ask questions and show new acquisitions

Moderator: asm

35 754 Posts
6 304 Topics

Last post by mitresh
in Re: Akbar: Silver Mehmud...
on December 10, 2017, 06:58:33 AM

Child Boards: Mughal central government; Princely States and Independent kingdoms; British India; Other European Influences
No New Posts India post 1947

The coins of post-independence India

Moderator: dheer

13 133 Posts
823 Topics

Last post by Figleaf
in Re: Fake Hi Denomination...
on December 10, 2017, 11:58:42 AM

No New Posts Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet and Mongolia

The rest of the Indian sub-continent plus Mongolia

Moderator: Gusev

1 053 Posts
175 Topics

Last post by Gusev
in Tibet, Sho, CD 25 (1820)...
on December 09, 2017, 11:44:20 AM

No New Posts China, Taiwan

Includes predecessor states, Hong Kong and Macao

Moderator: SquareEarth

971 Posts
164 Topics

Last post by Figleaf
in Re: CHINA RE medal 2000A...
on November 20, 2017, 11:47:01 AM

No New Posts Japan, North and South Korea

Includes predecessor states

Moderator: thelawnet

738 Posts
98 Topics

Last post by Verify-12
in Re: South Korean Coin Da...
on December 03, 2017, 10:28:29 PM

No New Posts Indonesia

For coins, pseudo coins and trade tokens. Ask questions and show new acquisitions

Moderator: thelawnet

923 Posts
93 Topics

Last post by <k>
in Re: Indonesia: coins of ...
on November 15, 2017, 03:53:32 PM

No New Posts Other South-East Asia

See inside for countries covered

Moderator: thelawnet

1 363 Posts
213 Topics

Last post by malawi
in Re: Philippines - New se...
on November 30, 2017, 11:16:20 AM

Modern coins, pseudo coins and trade tokens of other continents

* All Around Africa

African coins and tokens. A web site made by World of Coins member Paul Baker and hosted by World of Coins.

858 Redirects

Last post by Figleaf
in Re: Some Older Tokens Fr...
on May 01, 2017, 05:07:29 PM

Child Boards: Comments and questions
No New Posts North Africa

See inside for countries covered

1 050 Posts
175 Topics

Last post by gencho kitov
in Re: Ottoman Token ?
on November 10, 2017, 02:16:49 PM

No New Posts Sub-Saharan Africa

For coins, pseudo coins and trade tokens. Ask questions and show new acquisitions

Moderator: Afrasi

3 423 Posts
370 Topics

Last post by Bimat
in Mauritania: New Family o...
on December 06, 2017, 03:59:38 PM

Child Boards: East Africa; Central Africa; South Africa; West Africa
No New Posts USA

Includes Hawaii

1 744 Posts
234 Topics

Last post by malj1
in Re: Unusual Civil War Ca...
on December 09, 2017, 10:57:41 AM

No New Posts Canada

Includes predecessors, Newfoundland and Saint Pierre and Miquelon.

783 Posts
153 Topics

Last post by onecenter
in Re: Canada: 10c design a...
on November 10, 2017, 12:16:49 AM

No New Posts Mexico

For coins, pseudo coins and trade tokens. Ask questions and show new acquisitions

358 Posts
61 Topics

Last post by eurocoin
in Re: Mexico may issue a n...
on July 22, 2017, 08:14:32 PM

No New Posts Central and South America

Includes the Falkland Islands.

1 568 Posts
227 Topics

Last post by Siberian Man
in Re: Brazil
on November 19, 2017, 06:10:54 AM

No New Posts Caribbean

Includes Bermuda.

783 Posts
106 Topics

Last post by chrisild
in Re: Curaçao and Sint Maa...
on November 23, 2017, 10:27:57 PM

No New Posts Australia

Includes Cocos (Keeling) Islands. Does not include Papua New Guinea

836 Posts
105 Topics

Last post by Bimat
in Australia 2018 Coin Sets
on November 05, 2017, 03:47:06 PM

No New Posts New Zealand

Does not include Cook Islands, Niue, Tokelau and Oceania.

384 Posts
54 Topics

Last post by redlock
in Re: The decimal coinage ...
on October 30, 2017, 07:57:16 PM

No New Posts Pacific Islands

Includes Papua New Guinea and Oceania, excludes West Irian.

846 Posts
84 Topics

Last post by malj1
in Re: Coinage of New Guine...
on November 29, 2017, 09:33:35 PM

Other tokens and medals

* World of Tokens

Quick access to "World of Tokens", made with Wikipedia software.

3 800 Redirects

Last post by malj1
in Re: Another new section ...
on November 25, 2017, 07:35:53 AM

Child Boards: Comments and questions
No New Posts Transportation tokens

Bus, tram and train tokens only. Other transportation tokens go to the child board

Moderator: malj1

2 428 Posts
251 Topics

Last post by Figleaf
in Re: Lindholmens Varv, Go...
on Today at 12:28:58 AM

Child Boards: Ferry, toll road and bridge tokens.
No New Posts Other tokens used for payments

Includes food, beverage, military, etc.

Moderator: malj1

6 841 Posts
806 Topics

Last post by redwine
in Re: British Trade Dollar
on December 09, 2017, 02:25:52 PM

Child Boards: Tokens for operating machines
No New Posts Not used for payments

Advertising tokens, receipts, medals, buttons etc.

9 661 Posts
1 322 Topics

Last post by Paris
in Re: Isoard
on December 09, 2017, 10:50:36 PM

Child Boards: Famous people, places and events, souvenirs; Prizes and decorations; Calendar luck and new year medals; Religious and philanthropic medals; Advertising pieces
No New Posts Counters, toy and play money

Pieces used for calculations, keeping scores, casinos or for play.

1 730 Posts
226 Topics

Last post by Figleaf
in MOVED: Ottoman Token ?
on November 10, 2017, 02:12:00 PM

Adjacent hobbies

No New Posts Metal detecting and archeology

A hobby and a science, vital for coin collectors.

1 091 Posts
274 Topics

Last post by Figleaf
in Re: Nighthawks in Poland
on September 25, 2017, 09:04:06 AM

No New Posts Unusual items used like money

Covers "primitive" coins, religious and ceremonial items used as money or looking like money and non-metallic items that were used as money but don't look like coins or banknotes. Does not cover unusually shaped but practical metallic items commonly used as money.

114 Posts
19 Topics

Last post by bgriff99
in Re: A coprolite-like thi...
on November 20, 2017, 03:39:34 AM

No New Posts Coin scales, weights and handling machines

Includes official tariffs and weight tables. Does not include modern collector's tools, such as electronic mini-scales, callipers and mini-magnets. These are covered on the board "coin collecting".

339 Posts
37 Topics

Last post by redwine
in Re: French coin weight w...
on October 22, 2017, 01:06:39 PM

No New Posts Historical artifacts other than coins

298 Posts
43 Topics

Last post by Figleaf
in Re: Manuel Fernandez Se...
on December 06, 2017, 01:04:19 AM

No New Posts Collecting banknotes

General paper money discussions

Moderator: Coinsforever

5 663 Posts
982 Topics

Last post by Bimat
in Seagull on New Kazakh 50...
on December 09, 2017, 04:12:13 PM

Child Boards: Africa; Americas; Indian subcontinent; Other Asia; Australasia; Euro; Other Europe


No New Posts Forum quizzes and games

Self-generated numismatic entertainment that challenges the membership

1 116 Posts
40 Topics

Last post by Figleaf
in Re: South Africa - 1952
on November 02, 2017, 03:06:00 PM

No New Posts External events

When and where will there be a fair or an auction? See also the calendar.

Moderator: Vivek

2 007 Posts
271 Topics

Last post by Bimat
in World Money Fair 2018
on December 01, 2017, 04:06:37 PM

Forum and community information

No New Posts Scanning, photography and image manipulation

See also the boards on "The law, breaking it, and international shipping" for copyright issues and "Computer and forum software issues" for posting problems

Moderator: PeaceBD

716 Posts
54 Topics

Last post by bagerap
in Re: Photobucket stops th...
on October 28, 2017, 07:01:31 PM

No New Posts Information from your administrators

Here is information about this forum's community rules. Please read before posting.

1 388 Posts
100 Topics

Last post by <k>
in Re: Handing over some to...
on December 06, 2017, 01:39:17 PM

  • No New Posts
  • Redirect Board

World of Coins - Info Center

Upcoming Calendar Upcoming Calendar

Winter Solstice
Upcoming Birthdays: satyacan (38), storrington (64), Salvete (72), nikki128 (48), parvejadate (37), coffeyce (43), Donnydave (69), crjensen4 (40), platteauo (45), humpybong (70), tokenoman (44), orsk2 (50), zach15 (22)
Upcoming Events: Coinex 2017 - Pune

Forum Stats Forum Stats

229 100 Posts in 30 356 Topics by 5 127 Members. Latest Member: maacodale
Latest Post: "Re: Kashmir. Ruler? - 3" ( Today at 01:46:33 AM )
View the most recent posts on the forum.
[More Stats]

Users Online Users Online

32 Guests, 2 Users (1 Hidden)

Users active in past 15 minutes:

Most Online Today: 52. Most Online Ever: 645 (August 05, 2014, 06:19:44 PM)