Coin Grading Service Special Labels in the Postmodern Era

By David Schwager for CoinWeek .....   Buy the coin, not the slab. This is wise guidance, and a prudent collector needs to do more than read...

Ancient Coin Profiles: Roman Imperial Silver Denarius – Caligula & Agrippina...

Overview: Caligula long ago entered the popular imagination as an archetype of the sadistic and depraved Roman emperor. From a distance of almost 2,000 years,...

NGC Certifies China 1911 Long Whisker Dragon Pattern Gold Dollar

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an extremely rare China 1911 Long Whisker Dragon Pattern Gold Dollar. Graded NGC SP 63+, it is considered...

Ancient Coin Profiles – Portrait of Alexander the Great

Macedonia, Philip II, struck under Philip III; Kolophon, c. 322 BC, Stater By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   With no mass media, ancient...

Grading Service Paper Money Guaranty Hires Gibraltar Coins’ Victor Ingraffia

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has hired Victor Ingraffia, the founder and former CEO of Gibraltar Coins & Precious Metals in Clearwater, Florida, to join...

August Coin Highlights from MA-Shops.com

By MA-Shops.com ......   With more than 700,000 items, MA-Shops is the biggest Collector Online Mall for coins, banknotes and medals. Every day you will find...

Dillon Gage Metals Teams with China Great Wall

Dillon Gage Asia, a subsidiary of Dillon Gage Metals, one of the world’s largest precious metals wholesale firms, has entered into an agreement with...

In the Early Days of Stack’s: Growing up in a Numismatic...

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries .....   Benjamin and Norman Visit Stack's Benjamin and Norman Stack, brothers and my first cousins, were the sons...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1796 “S-85” Large Cent +...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   This article is intended as a continuing summary of the deceptive struck counterfeits documented to date,...

Sibling Lovers: Four Royal Portraits on Popular Ancient Gold Coin from...

By CoinWeek .... The Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt was ruled by a dynasty of Hellenistic Greeks from around to 305 BCE until the defeat of...

Gold Markets Report – Gold at 10 Month Highs for Many...

Commentary for Monday, August 28, 2017 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed up $17.20 at $1,309.70 in...

Rare US Coins – A Closer Look at Certified Coin Population...

Take a mountain of useful numismatic data with a grain of salt By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Years ago, the known rarity...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Brokers Private Sale of Zanzibar Bank Notes with...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries, in conjunction with Spink London and Trusted Traditions, is pleased to announce that it has brokered a record setting private treaty...

First September Internet Auction for David Lawrence Rare Coins Now Open

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   David Lawrence Rare Coins' first Sunday Internet Auction (#976) of September offers a fantastic selection of 425 new items,...

Building a World Class Numismatic Gold Coin Collection: The Josiah K....

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   CoinWeek continues to post Harvey Stack's wonderful series of blogs on not only the building of one...

CoinWeek Podcast #76: Frederick Bart Discusses New $1 Error Note –...

CoinWeek Podcast #76: Frederick Bart Discusses New $1 Error Note - Audio Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...

The Rise and Fall of the Franklin Mint

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek ....   In 2016, the meteoric career of the Franklin Mint (FM) has ended in Never-Never-Land as a dusty footnote...

NGC Signer John Mercanti Wins Rittenhouse Award – Video

By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) congratulates John M. Mercanti, 12th chief engraver of the US Mint, for receiving the 2017...

CoinWeek IQ: Collectors Should be Aware of Problem MS70 American Silver...

Coin dealer and QA Check founder James Sego shares his valuable insights on the certified American Silver Eagle market and things you must avoid...

Stack’s Bowers ANA Sale of Ancient & World Coins, World Paper...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the results of their August 2017 auction of world coins, world paper money and ancient coins. In...

Coin Show Commentary: Denver Deja Vu All Over Again…

NGC world-class gold rarities roar; US copper icons keep pace By Jim Bisognani - NGC Contributor ........   Another ANA World’s Fair of Money is in the...

Classic US Coins – So You’ve Decided to Collect Gold Dollars...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Sure, size matters - but collectors have long appreciated gold dollars, the smallest size and denomination...

CoinWeek: The “Steel” Cent of 1943 – 4K Video

Charmy Harker is the Penny Lady, one of the leading specialized dealers in the area of Lincoln cents. In this CoinWeek Exclusive video shot at...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: An Interesting 1798 “S-158 Large...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   This is intended as a summary of the documented counterfeit 1798 “S-158” large cents to date,...

NGC Signs Cassie McFarland, Artist Famed for Baseball Coins, to Autograph...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has inked a deal for graphic artist Cassie McFarland to individually autograph NGC certification labels. McFarland’s numismatic prestige comes from...

Ancient Coins – Alexander the Great Tetradrachms and Herakles’ Slaying of...

MACEDONIAN KINGDOM. Alexander the Great Tetradrachms (336-323 BC). AR By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   The early Macedonian kingdom did not have sufficient...

APMEX Improves Precious Metals Storage Management, Secured by Brink’s

APMEX, a leading Precious Metals e-retailer based in Oklahoma City, has announced changes to their Citadel site. Now Citadel customers can easily access all...

NGC-Certified World and Ancient Coins Top Heritage Auctions’ ANA Sale

Coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) stood out in Heritage Auctions’ recent Platinum Night sale, held in conjunction with the American Numismatic Association’s...

Champion Auctions: 2017 Champion Auction: Lots You Need to Know

On August 20, Champion Auctions will offer more than 500 lots of rare and collectible coins from Asia, Europe, and the United States. Many pieces come...

APMEX Announces 2017 Great London Sweepstakes

APMEX, Inc. is once again offering the chance to win a trip of a lifetime to London, England. One lucky winner and a guest...