The Coin Analyst – The New “Golden Age” of Modern U.S....

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ....   Perhaps few topics are more central to numismatics than the designs that appear on the coins we collect. Some...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Why Can’t I Find Coins to Buy...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   That was the exact question Collector X asked me, in a somewhat whiny manner, at a recent...

CoinWeek Q&A with Laura Sperber

Legend Numismatics president Laura Sperber is one of the coin industry's leading dealers of high-end rare coins. She's also one of the industry's most...

The Coin Analyst – Domed Basketball Coins More Likely Miss than...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ....   As reported recently in CoinWeek, a bill (H.R. 4592) was introduced in the House of Representatives on February 23...

US Coin Collecting – Thoughts on Originality

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com ......   “Originality.” It’s one of the most overused terms in all of numismatics. And it’s one of the most misunderstood...

US Coins – Pogue Family Coin Collection, part 16 – ...

1834 Capped Bust Dime. John Reich-5. Rarity-1. Large 4. Mint State-67+ (PCGS). News and Analysis regarding scarce coins,  markets, and the coin collecting community #321 A...

US Gold Coins for less than $5000 each, Part 7 –...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting  #320 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .........   The present topic is collecting Classic Head...

Coin Grading – Modern Coins Make Huge Impact on NGC Census

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.... A great roster of new issues in store for 2016, tracking down “Northern Lights” in the moonlight It’s getting...

The Coin Analyst: The First Spouse Gold Series (2007-2016) – A...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   The $10 First Spouse half-ounce gold coin series, which debuted in 2007 and ends this year, is a topic I...

Ancient Coins – How Old Is Old Enough ?

By Wayne Sayles – Ancient Coin Collecting Blog The classification of cultures generally tracks along two interrelated lines: chronological and geographical. For centuries, coin collectors...

The Coin Analyst: 2015 Sellouts of U.S. Mint Coins and Whether...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   2015, like 2012 before it, was a year in which numerous U.S. Mint products sold out of their maximum mintages...

2015 Year In Review- Insights, Market Analysis From Numismatic Notables

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation....   Holiday Collecting Memories - What’s in store for 2016? As this article posts, Christmas Eve 2015 is at hand!...

Coin Auctions Are Great Venues – Part 2

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr..... In Part 1 of this feature we spoke about public auctions. Now let’s turn our attention to mail bid sales and...

Coin Auctions Are Great Venues – Part 1

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. for CoinWeek ....   In our previous installments of Collecting 101 we discussed many ways of obtaining those needed coins. Now we...

CoinWeek Podcast #4: CoinWeek: It’s Time for the United States to...

Former Director of the United States Mint Philip N. Diehl believes that the one cent coin has outlived its usefulness. The last time the...

Coin Shows for the Fun of It – Part 2

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr.....   In our first installment about attending coin shows, we spoke about making an outline of the people and events we want...

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Why Do We Still Make...

By CoinWeek....   Last Sunday, HBO's Last Week Tonight with John Oliver featured a segment on the elimination of the penny. Fans of Comedy Central's The...

Coin Collecting Strategies – The Concept of Value in the Acquisition...

By Bruce Smith, Senior Portfolio Director and Numismatic Writer – Blanchard and Company....   There is a misconception in the minds of many investors and collectors...

The Specter of Coin Doctoring and The Survival of Great Coins

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #301 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

What do Coin Auction Prices Represent?

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. For better or worse, the current market has come to heavily rely on auction prices to determine the...

Citibank Calls for Helicopter Money Drops across Globe

By Stefan Gleason - Money Metals Exchange....   A quietly panicking Janet Yellen and the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) decided the U.S. economy still isn’t...

Don’t Be Hasty When Selling Your Coins- Part 2

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. In our previous installment we covered the public auction and mail bid sales as venues for the sale of your coins. Next...

Holders, Folders and Albums: A Collector’s Reference Guide

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. Many collectors do not even give it a thought. Yet every year, thousands of coins costing considerable sums are ruined due...

How Liquid Is Your Collection?

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... Off the top of your head, can you say how much your collection is worth? Do you have...

Coin Shows for the Fun of It – Part 1

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. For me the anticipation of an approaching coin show transcends the magical time when, as a young lad, I eagerly awaited...

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...

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...

Beware of Defects on Coins

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. for CoinWeek... A defect is a defect no matter how slight the seller proclaims it. And that same “slight’ defect will...

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...

DLRC Cherrypicks the Pogue Coin Collection, Part 1

By John Feigenbaum - David Lawrence Rare Coins....   The first of six installments of the famous D. Brent Pogue Collection has now crossed the block...