Cool Coins! 2016 Episode 5 – 4K Video

Our fifth episode of CoinWeek's Cool Coins! for 2016 ups the ante! We've got scarce medals, scarcer U.S. pattern coins, and a previously-unpublished ancient gold coin. Exonumia...

Ancient Coins – Septimius Severus: The African Emperor of Rome

By Timothy O'Fallon ....  Gibraltar Coins & Precious Metals ........   In 193 CE, the Roman Praetorian Guard massacred the emperor, an ex-Senator by the name...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Is it time to add ancient coins...

By Timothy O'Fallon ....  Gibraltar Coins & Precious Metals ........   The Rare Coin Market's Rising Credibility In 2011, gold hit nearly $1,900.00 an ounce and silver...

US Mint History – The Story of the Charlotte Mint

By Timothy O’Fallon – Gibraltar Coins & Precious Metals .....   The First Gold Rush All the incredible Charlotte Mint coins and the stories that go with...

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 1846-C Quarter Eagle: The “Southern Darling” of U.S. Coins

Photo: Jan 2012 Fun Heritage Auction Lot # 4750 By Timothy O'Fallon - Gibraltar Coins & Precious Metals ........   On July 27, 1844, some students were...

The Story of the New Orleans Mint in Louisiana

By Timothy O'Fallon - Gibraltar Coins & Precious Metals ........   Founding of the City and The Battle of New Orleans New Orleans was founded in 1718...

The Melissa Silver Coin of Ephesus

The 203 B.C. to 133 B.C. Ephesus Silver Drachm with Bee obverse, Stag and Palm Reverse By Gibraltar Coins and Precious Metals, Inc. ......... The Coin The...

Coin Collecting Strategies – What should I collect? Tips for...

By Vic Bozarth - Bozarth Numismatics ......... I often reflect on the many blessings I have in my life. One of those blessings is the...

The Last Coins of the Holy Roman Empire

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek....   The last of things have a poignancy all their own, from the passing of the last Civil War veteran...

Ancient Coins – Another New Roman Coin Type Discovered by...

NGC Ancients has certified a previously unknown denarius of Nerva By David Vagi, Director, NGC Ancients ......   About two years ago NGC Ancients shared the discovery...

Classic U.S. Coins for less than $500 each, Part 17: Gem...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #296 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ........ The most popular of...

NGC Ancients Grades Possibly Unique Roman Gold Medallion

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has graded an important large-sized gold medallion of the Roman Emperor Constantine I (307-337 CE) that many believe to be...

NGC Ancients: The Third Side of the Coin

By David Vagi, Director of NGC Ancients.... The edge of an ancient coin may hold often-overlooked clues about the coin's life and times. At NGC Ancients...

NGC Ancients: CoinArchives — Premium Research Tool for Ancient Coins

By David Vagi, Director of NGC Ancients....   NGC offers premium access to an incomparable online resource that allows you to search through ancient coin auction...

NGC Ancients: Style an Important Consideration for Ancient Coins

By David Vagi, Director of NGC Ancients ......   The evaluation of style is paramount to establishing the desirability of an ancient coin To the best of...

Collecting Southern US Gold Coins

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the NGC Weekly Market Report ….. The Southern gold coin series is filled with wonderful coins from a part of...

20 Popular 19th Century US Gold Coins Priced Below $10,000

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner There are dozens of United States gold coins that are accorded a high degree of value for various...

US Coins: Those Magical CC Morgans

The market is good – stable prices and strong demand for rarities along with an expanding collector base. In fact, an 1804 Class 1 Draped Bust Dollar just traded for $3.7 million at the Central States Numismatic Society coin convention in Rosemont, IL.