Martha or George? Comparing First Spouse and Presidential Dollar Coins

By Ron Drzewucki - www.moderncoinwholesale.com .....   The First Spouse Bullion Coin Program consists of several different numismatic products offered by the U.S. Mint. The series...

Royal Canadian Mint: First Ever $1 Million Face Value Gold Coin...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   A 2007 Canadian $1 million gold coin is in the process of being offered for sale by GoldCore, a...

Blue Ridge Parkway Silver Bullion Coin Sells Out – Again

Uncirculated silver coin close to selling out as well By CoinWeek News Staff....   The United States Mint announced late on Wednesday, July 29 that the 2015...

Kisatchie National Forest 5 Oz. Silver Bullion Coin Sold Out (UPDATED...

By CoinWeek News Staff....   UPDATE, 5-7-15: According to a notice sent to media outlets and authorized purchasers on May 7, 2015, the United States Mint...

Mamie Eisenhower First Spouse Gold Coins Available from U.S. Mint May...

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2015 First Spouse Series One-Half Ounce Gold Coins - Mamie Eisenhower on May 7 at...

2015 Homestead National Monument 5 oz. Silver Bullion Coin Sold Out

By CoinWeek News Staff.... According to Lateefah Simms, Public Affairs Specialist in the United States Mint's Office of Corporate Communications, the Mint has officially sold...

U.S. Mint Announces 2015 First Spouse Gold Coin Designs

The United States Mint announced the new designs for the 2015 First Spouse Gold Coins today, March 16. The four honorees this year are Bess...

ICTA: Precious Metals and Coin Collecting Legislation Update – Video: 5:14.

CoinWeek Executive Producer David Lisot spoke with Kathy McFadden, Executive Director of the Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA), about ongoing efforts at the state...

Florida Artist Guy Harvey Designs Coin to be Released by Gainesville...

Ron Petracco, Gainesville Coins Interviewer: Charles Morgan, CoinWeek.com ....... Florida artist Guy Harvey has designed his first-ever marine coin based featuring the blue marlin. Ron Petracco...

The Coin Analyst: Gold and Silver Prices Could Reverse Soon

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek It’s been quite a while since I devoted a column to the precious metals scene.  I feel now is an...

U.S. Mint News: Patricia Nixon Gold First Spouse Coin Designs

Michael White from the United States Mint's Office of Corporate Communications forwarded CoinWeek the following design candidates for the Patricia Nixon First Spouse Gold Bullion...

U.S. Mint News: Betty Ford Gold First Spouse Coin Designs

Michael White from the United States Mint's Office of Corporate Communications forwarded CoinWeek the following design candidates for the Betty Ford First Spouse Gold...

U.S. Mint News: Lady Bird Johnson Gold First Spouse Coin Designs

Michael White from the United States Mint's Office of Corporate Communications forwarded CoinWeek the following design candidates for the Lady Bird Johnson First Spouse Gold...

The Royal Mint releases Lunar Year of the Sheep 2015 UK...

The Royal Mint recently revealed its coin designs for the Lunar Year of the Sheep, an event that had been eagerly anticipated since the...

Coin Guides: Tips on Buying Precious Metals and Bullion Coins

By Gainesville Coins - www.gainesvillecoins.com The Advantage of Physical Assets Precious metals have long been treasured both for their beauty and rarity. As a result, these...

The Royal Mint Unveils 300th Anniversary of the Death of Queen...

The Royal Mint has revealed precious metal variants of the 300th Anniversary of the Death of Queen Anne UK £5 coin. Queen Anne’s reign is one of...

The Coin Analyst: John Mercanti’s Silver Eagle Guidebook

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …… John Mercanti, who served as the U.S. Mint’s 12th Chief Engraver until his retirement in 2010, holds the distinction...

Defining The Line Between Precious Metals and Numismatics

By Jay Rudo A question that collectors often ask is what makes a coin bullion and what makes a coin numismatic.  There are a lot...

Revisiting Reportable Bullion & Cash Transactions

By Richard Schwary – California Numismatic Investments (www.golddealer.com) It is hard to believe it has been a couple of years since my first comments about government...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Plans for 75th Anniversary San Francisco...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek The U.S. Mint has announced that it will honor the 75th anniversary of the San Francisco branch of the U.S....

The Coin Analyst: 2011 Low Mintage Key Coins Likely to Perform...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Determining which coins will be low mintage keys in their respective series is a significant part of the fun of...

Various Ways to Invest in Gold, Silver and Other Precious Metals

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com Using gold as an example, the first investing decision you need to make is whether you want to...

Primary Differences Between Investing in Bullion Coins and Collector Coins

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com Let’s begin by looking at what money really is, using the settling of the United States by the...

Precious Metals that can be held in an IRA or 401k

Many clients are inquiring about their self directed New Direction IRA account buying metals.  If you’ve taken an interest in purchasing real precious metals...

The Year in Modern Coins, Looking Back at 2011

Posted by Scott Schechter, NGC Vice President Scott Schechter reviews new discoveries and new issues of modern US coinage in 2011. 2011 has been a...

Canada’s Nature, Culture and History Boldly Displayed on Royal Canadian Mint’s...

New gold and silver coins echo Boreal Forest, Wood Bison, Orca and Peregrine Falcon commemorative circulation coin program unveiled in October 2011; other collectibles...

Watch Europe and the Dollar for Gold’s Next Direction, Dillon Gage...

Gold remains in an uptrend this year despite recent choppiness ADDISON, TX -- Nov 03, 2011  -- Enthusiasm about measures to resolve Europe's debt crisis...

The Coin Analyst: Grading Service Guidelines and Clarification on Bullion Coin...

by Louis Golino for Coin Week Since my last column on the 25th anniversary silver eagle sets was published, there have been a couple more...

The Coin Analyst: Update on 25th Anniversary Silver Eagle Sets

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Collectors who ordered 25th anniversary silver eagle sets from the Mint on October 27 are eagerly awaiting shipment of their...

The Coin Analyst: America the Beautiful Five-Ounce Series Still Has Legs

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek It’s been an interesting year for collectors of the five-ounce silver America the Beautiful (ATB) coin series. The bullion versions,...