The Concept of “Freshness” in Numismatics

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   There is almost no term in the rare coin market which is more misused than “fresh”. I...

CoinWeek Reaches Two Major Milestones: Two Million Video Views & 40,000...

By CoinWeek .....   On Monday, May 15, 2017, CoinWeek surpassed two million views on its award-winning YouTube video channel. CoinWeek’s award-winning videos have brought numismatics to...

Evaluating Safe Preservation Methods for Proof Coins

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   For as long as there have been proof coins, there have been collectors trying to preserve them. Proof coins,...

One Way or Another: New Legislation Seeks to Change America’s Circulating...

Two recent Republican bills aim to save taxpayers money By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Two new pieces of legislation have been introduced (in one instance,...

Uncool Coins!: The Tale of the 1850 Double Eagle – 4K...

Usually, when you think of the term "crack-out game" you think of a collector or dealer anxiously resubmitted an already graded coin hoping that...

Classic US Coins – Is the Vintage Commemorative Coin Market Sunk?

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #380 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Vintage silver commemorative...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins, Aliens and UFOs

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   On the wall of his office in the FBI building’s basement, Special Agent Fox Mulder of the TV series...

British Museum: Exclusive Video of Piano Gold Coin Hoard

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Earlier this year, the British public--along with the rest of the world--was invited to help solve the mystery of a...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coinage of the Jewish War

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   The other practices of the Jews are sinister and revolting, and have entrenched themselves by their very wickedness. Wretches...

Circulated Liberty Head Double Eagle $20 Gold Coins, Type 1

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #379 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Liberty Head double...

The Ghosts of the Numismatic Past Watch Over the End of...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   At about 11 pm it was all over - the end of a journey. A journey that,...

The Marvelous Pogue Family Coin Collection, Part 23: Surprisingly Strong 5th...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #377 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   The Pogue V...

Dealing With Criminals: Coin Dealers, Security Experts Weigh in on Safety...

Coin theft is one of the biggest threats coin dealers face, whether they are working out of a brick-and-mortar storefront or attending coin shows...

Classic U.S. Coins for Less Than $500 Each, Part 28: Set...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #376 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Most of the...

CoinWeek Podcast #60: George Selgin on the Gold Standard, Bi-Metalism, and...

CoinWeek Podcast #60: George Selgin on the Gold Standard, Bi-Metalism, and Failed Banks Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coinage of the Iconoclasts

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven...

The Marvelous Pogue Family Coin Collection, Part 22: Epic Sales in...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #375 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   The vast majority...

Return to Bicentennial Coinage: Silver Business Strike Edition

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   One of the first pieces that we wrote for CoinWeek discussed Bicentennial quarters. In it, we...

Cool Coins! 2017 Episode 1 – Over a Million Dollars in...

Cool Coins! kicks off 2017 with this "million dollar" episode, featuring WINGS Co-President Lance Tchor and his 1952 Peru 100 Soles gold coin with...

Philadelphia Mint Quietly Releases 2017-P Lincoln Cent

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   One of the most important U.S. coins in numismatic history entered circulation over the past several days, and barely...

For Coins, This Is a Postmodern Era (or, R.I.P. The Modern...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Don’t worry. This isn’t an essay on literary theory, or some nostalgic lament. Instead, we’d like...

CoinWeek IQ: Numismatic America: Behind the Scenes at the National Numismatic...

In this 4K CoinWeek video, editor Charles Morgan joins ANA President Jeff Garrett for a rare behind the scenes tour of the National Numismatic Collection at the Smithsonian...

Gem MS-68 1924 Standing Liberty Quarters in FUN Auction

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #363 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Two newsworthy 1924...

CoinWeek Podcast #49: Q&A with U.S. Mint Principal Deputy Director Rhett...

CoinWeek Podcast #49: Q&A with U.S. Mint Principal Deputy Director Rhett Jeppson Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...

Market Whimsy: More Perfect than Perfect – MS-70+ and Beyond

Ask any retiree or coin collector and they’ll tell you: 70 ain’t what it used to be By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker .....   Charles and...

CoinWeek Podcast #46: Ancient Coins – What We Can Learn. How...

CoinWeek Podcast #46: Ancient Coins - What We Can Learn. How Coins Changed Us. Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...

Market Whimsy: Terminal Point

Every coin except the great rarities has a Terminal Point By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker .....   Charles and Hubert's column Market Whimsy, which originally appeared in...

CoinWeek Podcast #42: Coin Designer Joel Iskowitz on the State of...

CoinWeek Podcast #42: Coin Designer Joel Iskowitz on the State of Modern Coins Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...

Market Whimsy: The Rational Collector

Imagine that you could have every coin you wanted. What could possibly go wrong? By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker ....   Charles and Hubert's column Market Whimsy,...

Private Lot Viewing – Heritage Auctions Platinum Night August 2016 –...

At the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) 2016 World's Fair of Money, Heritage Auctions offered collectors a chance to take home a number of important...