How Big Is the Rare Coin Counterfeiting Problem?

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The issue of counterfeiting rare coins has been around for a very long time For years, the numismatic industry...

Coin Shows – Endless Numismatic Summer at Anaheim ANA World’s Fair...

By Jim Bisognani – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .....   Two Cent Red Rarities; Franklin Halves A Valuable & Economical Series I can’t believe that as this article...

Heritage Auctions – Finest 1918/7-S Standing Liberty Quarter Ever Offered at...

1918/7-S 25C FS-101 MS67 NGC No issue in the entire Standing Liberty quarter series is as much of a rarity in high grade as the...

WINGS® Coins rolls out new web site , Facebook page and...

WINGS® Coins is pleased to announce the introduction of their newly designed web site (www.wingscoins.com). According to Lance Tchor, company president, the new site...

Educational Seminars – ANA School of Numismatics Coming to Virginia

Become a smarter collector and learn how to preserve your investments Coin Grading, Problem Coins & Conservation (two-day seminar) The ANA School of Numismatics is offering...

How to Start a Coin Collection

Coin collecting offers many opportunities, and with patience you will probably find a series or issue that will be exciting and profitable to collect By...

Infographic – JM Bullion Presents ” A Guide to Coin Grading...

By JM Bullion .........................   Collecting coins is one of the oldest hobbies in the history of mankind, with archeological evidence suggesting that people began to...

Certified World Coins – NGC Highlights in the Champion Summer Auction

NGC-certified coins highlight Champion's Summer auction, which will be held in Hong Kong on August 23 The Champion Summer Auction will be held on August...

World Coins – Tips on Grading the Mexican Caballito Peso

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   Grading the Mexican Caballito Peso requires skilled eyes and a working knowledge of the silver coin’s design and strike...

5 Ways You Can Avoid Falling for Counterfeit Coins

By Littleton Coin Company ...........   There’s been a lot of buzz lately in the numismatic world about counterfeit coins – especially those coming from China....

WINGS Announces Pre-ANA World’s Fair of Money Free Submission Program

By WINGS Coins, LLC ..... WINGS® Coins announces that for any items submitted at regular price (US$12.50) WINGS® will review an additional item for free...

Double Mint Set Verification Service OSV Debuts – 4K Video

At the Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Summer 2016 Show in Orlando, Florida, CoinWeek met up with coin dealer Leo Frese to discuss a new...

ANACS, OSV Announce Joint Verification, Certification of Double Mint Sets

By ANACS .....   On July 22, Original Set Verification Corporation (OSV) of Morrison, Colorado and ANACS of Centennial, Colorado announced their cooperation in the verification...

Classic US Coins – You Can’t Roller-Skate In This Buffalo Herd

By Jim Bisognani – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .....   Online Auctions Tide Collectors Over – My Five–0 Season Continues Summer 2016 has certainly been busy and eventful....

PCGS at Upcoming ANA World’s Fair of Money: Giveaways, Beautiful Coin...

This year’s ANA World’s Fair of Money, August 9-13, just got better. Professional Coin Grading Service will offer various promotions and giveaways to continue...

ANA World’s Fair of Money in Anaheim Quickly Approaching

The American Numismatic Association's (ANA) World's Fair of Money® in Anaheim is rapidly approaching and promises to be the biggest, most fun coin show...

NGC Highlights of Stack’s Bowers August Anaheim Auction

NGC-certified world coins highlight Stack's Bowers Galleries' official auction of the ANA World's Fair of Money The Stack’s Bowers auction at the ANA World's Fair...

NGC: Free Mercanti & Moy Signed Portraits at Anaheim ANA Show

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has announced that visitors to the ANA World’s Fair of Money in August will have the opportunity to meet John...

Certified Coins – Introducing the New CAC Market Values Price Guide

By Mark Ferguson and CAC Market Values .....   PCGS and NCG coins that have been approved and stickered by CAC command premium prices compared with...

Collecting Classic US Coins: Gem Circulated

Attractive coins can be found at all levels of the Sheldon scale Much attention in numismatics is focused on quality. One of the most common...

Newly Discovered, Unique Dual-Plugged 1795 Silver Dollar Offered by Heritage Auctions

Authenticated by NGC, this discovery coin will be featured in the Heritage Platinum Night Auction at the ANA Anaheim World’s Fair of Money, August...

NGC: Officially Licensed MLB™ Holder, Club Labels Available Limited Time Only

NGC's officially licensed holder and MLB club labels are available for a limited time Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has been granted exclusive rights by Major...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1900-S $5 Half Eagle

This Middle Eastern counterfeit coin lacks the details of a genuine 1900-S Half Eagle. By  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   When we think of counterfeiting in the...

10 Rare US Gold Coins with Surprising Low/High CAC Populations

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I have written previous articles about CAC population figures. To me, CAC populations help to quantify quality....

Overgrading and How It Affects Coin Values

By Rick Snow - Owner and Operator, Eagle Eye Rare Coins ......   I have written about the problem of overgrading for many years now. In 1996,...

Littleton Coin Company: Coin Grading 101

By Littleton Coin Company ...........   Like nearly all collectibles (antiques, classic cars, comic books, baseball cards, stamps and more), the condition or grade of a...

PCGS Grades Finest Known Mormon $20 Discovery Coin

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has graded the finest known example of an 1849 $20 Mormon (Regular Strike), assigning MS62 to the rare, gold...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – Authenticating The 1909-S VDB Cent

By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation … ......   Altered and counterfeit 1909-S VDB cents are quite common. Examining several key features can help you avoid counterfeit coins. The...

Coin Grading – Six “Ruined” US Gold Coin Liberty Head Issues

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The powers that be at PCGS and NGC have never sat down and said “let’s deliberately ruin...

World Coins – NGC Grades Most Valuable English Coin 1344 Double...

1344 Edward III “Double Leopard” NGC has graded a rare "Double Leopard" that recently sold privately for the highest price ever paid for an...