Don’t Be Hasty When Selling Your Coins – Part 1

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. Every coin that rests in a collection or dealer’s inventory today will one day be sold. That is an inevitable fact...

CoinWeek Collector Fundamentals: How to Handle Coins

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr.....   In our previous installment I mentioned that we will discuss how to handle coins properly. And, this is very important. One...

On the Subject of Coin Dealer Price Lists and Web Sites

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. In a previous article on the subject of dealing with dealers we touched upon some of the do’s and don’ts applicable...

How to Store Your Coins

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr.   Now that you own some nifty coins, how will you keep them safe and store them? In our previous installment we...

Classic U.S. Coins for Less than $500 Each: Three Cent Nickels

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #281 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds.... Three Cent Nickels were minted...

Is It Ever OK to Clean Coins?

  By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. for CoinWeek....   Some types of coin cleaning might very well improve a coin’s appearance, while most other methods may actually damage...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Collecting By Die Variety

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation....   In coin collecting, there is no right or wrong decision when it comes to deciding which varieties should...

Deadline for 2015 PCGS Set Registry Awards Announced…

Dear Set Registry Members, It's hard to believe that another year has passed and it's awards season again. We’ve added over 250 new composites, and...

Dealing with a Coin Dealer

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. for CoinWeek....   The relationship between a coin collector and his or her favourite dealer will go a long way in determining...

Coin Collecting Strategies – How Long Should You Hold Rare Coins?

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation....   Due to societal changes, coin collecting has gone from a life-long pursuit to a rush to complete and...

Pedigrees & Hoards: Shipwreck Coins

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek ....   Thanks to a fellow pedigree collector, I’ve started to add shipwreck coins to my collection. There’s a lot of...

NGC Adds Four New World Coin Categories and Numerous World Coin...

On Tuesday, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) announced the addition of four new world categories and forty new world coin sets to the NGC Registry. The new...

Five Things To Know Before Buying a Coin

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   Originally posted on Ron's blog at www.moderncoinwholesale.com on 5/1/2015.   Ideally, a collector walks into a deal knowing everything...

The Three Levels of Coin Rarity: The Appearance, Eye Appeal, and...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner....   If you’ve been around the coin market for a while, you know that there are many different types...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Time To Buy Or Time To Wait?

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation…. Recent sales present an incredible buying opportunity for collectors as many of the coins being sold have been...

Classic U.S. Coins – Key Date Coins for Less Than $2,500...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #274 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Classic U.S. Coins less than $500 each, Part 13 – Indian...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #273 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

How To Spend A Tax Refund on Coins

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek....   The good news: It's tax refund season, which often provides collectors with the funds to indulge and buy a special...

Why You Should Keep an Inventory

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr.....   Do you know exactly what you have in your coin collection at this very moment? If your collection were stolen today would...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Collecting Circulated Coinage

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation....   Collecting circulated coinage is an appealing option for many numismatists who cannot afford the soaring costs of high...

Ancient Coins – Collecting Strategies – Surviving the chase

By Wayne Sayles – Ancient Coin Collecting Blog ……….. Once I heard about a collector who didn't care what he had to pay for a...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 2002: Ambras Castle (Schloß Ambras) 10...

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 10 Euro Silver Coin – Ambras Castle | Schloß Ambras  (2002) Castles of Austria Series (2002-2004) Specifications: The Castles of Austria Series ran from 2002 to...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The Binion Hoard

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek ....   The Binion Hoard offers the collector a variety of ways to collect coins, currency and memorabilia like ashtrays, dice,...

Coin Collecting Strategies – How Consistent Does Your Set Need to...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner....   I had an interesting email exchange with collector M.N. who asked me (in a nutshell) if his technique...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Vertical Coin Collections

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. I was having a conversation with client JF, and he told me about a way he collects coins...

Coin Collecting – Set Building – American Gold Eagles

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ….. Collecting American Gold Eagles is an attractive endeavor for a lot of numismatists. My last article...

Coin Collecting Strategies – A Dozen Sleeper Dates in Liberty Head...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. Due to its high per-coin cost, there are not many date collectors of Proof gold coins. This means...

Juno – Which Coins to Collect?

By Jim Bisognani - NGC Market Report ......   I appreciate that it’s winter, but really? The monumental and historic snowstorm blizzard extraordinaire named Juno had...

Pedigree & Hoard / Coins & Currency

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek.... I am delighted to have the opportunity to write a new column for CoinWeek on my corner of the numismatic world...

New PCGS Set Registry® Feature Finds Coins Instantly For Users

A powerful, new search tool, found exclusively within the PCGS Set Registry® (www.PCGS.com/SetRegistry), saves collectors considerable time when shopping for coins online. The new "PCGS...