Ancient Coins : Lydian Gold Considered the First Coins in the...

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection ......   Lydian Coins are considers to be the First Coins ever produced and used. The First...

Are MS-70 Coins “Value Traps”? – Another View

Editors Note: The following is a letter we received following publication of an article on June 23rd by Louis Golino, "Are MS-70 Coins Value...

PCGS Division of Collectors Universe Expands Rare Coin Certification Services...

In a major expansion of its international services and activities, the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) division of Collectors Universe, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLCT) has...

NGC’s Mark Salzberg to Offer Free One-on-One Consultations at ANA’s World...

by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation On Wednesday, August 12 and Thursday, August 13, renowned numismatist Mark Salzberg will offer free collector consultations at the NGC tables during...

New “Money Talks” Lecture Series from American Numismatic Society

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) curators and Fellows are pleased to announce a new lecture series, “Money Talks: Numismatic Conversations”, that begins in January...

American Numismatic Society Publishes Banknotes of the Imperial Bank of Persia

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is delighted to offer The Banknotes of the Imperial Bank of Persia, by Michael E. Bonine. This hardcover, 148-page...

The Fitzcarraldo of Kweichow and the 1928 Chinese “Auto Dollar”

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   It’s said that every coin tells a story. Boy, do I have one straight out of Mysteries...

First Read: Numismatic Archaeology of North America: A Field Guide

First Read, a continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature... Review by Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   Numismatic Archaeology of North...

PCGS Announces 2014 PCGS Set Registry Award Winners; Three Hall of...

The Professional Coin Grading Service  (NASDAQ:CLCT) has announced the winners of its 2014 PCGS Set Registry Award competition and has inducted three sets into...

Highlights from the Stack’s Bowers Legendary Numismatists Symposium

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek…. The late Steve Tanenbaum, John J. Ford, Louis Eliasberg, Sr., collectors of the 1950s, and the famed 1933 double eagle were among...

American Numismatic Society Awarded Funding for Humanities Open Book Program

The digitization of the American Numismatic Society’s (ANS) backlist of monographs has been funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, as part of the...

Special PCGS Inserts Now Available For Historic Canadian Hoard Gold Coins

Described by a prominent Canadian numismatist as "impressive," Professional Coin Grading Service has created a special symbolic and colorful "Canadian Gold Reserve"  insert for...

Wealthy Max Presents Motion to Dismiss in Civil Forfeiture Case

By Wealthy Max Ltd .....   The Wealthy Max Limited legal defense team from GeyerGorey LLP, represented by Robert Connolly, presented the arguments behind its motion...

NGC Launches New Coin Price Guide Powered by NumisMedia

Powerful resource includes over five years of historical data and dynamic charting tools. Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has released a new online price guide, the...

Numismatic Books – Kolbe & Fanning Publish Fixed Price Catalogue

Kolbe & Fanning are pleased to announce the availability of their latest catalogue, a fixed-price offering of rare and out-of-print numismatic books from around...

Special NGC San Francisco Trolley Label for 2017-S Proof Silver Eagle

NGC will offer a new label to celebrate the release of the 2017-S Proof Silver Eagle, which will be released in a set limited...

Famous Coin Counterfeiter Thomas Wyatt’s Larcenous Letters of Deception – 4K...

At the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) 2016 World's Fair of Money, CoinWeek's editors stopped by the table of numismatic bookseller Kolbe & Fanning to take...

American Numismatic Association Celebrates National Coin Week with Educational Activities

This year marks the 100th anniversary of United States involvement in "The War to End All Wars," World War I. To honor the connection...

CoinWeek IQ: How Major Mint Error Coins Escape the Mint –...

CoinWeek IQ: Analysis and Insights from the editors of CoinWeek.com. 2016 Farran Zerbe Award winner Mark Lighterman answers the question: How do major error coins...

David T. Alexander: How this Auction Cataloger “Got that Way”

By David T. Alexander for CoinWeek.... I have spent the last 40 years as a professional auction cataloger for several prominent firms. As a young...

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...

In Memoriam: Chester “Chet” Krause, 1923-2016

By CoinWeek News Staff .....   UPDATED June 27, 3:33 PM Eastern Time Beginnings One of the most influential figures in the collectibles publishing industry, Chester “Chet” Krause...

Harvey Stack: the Smithsonian, the Stefanellis, and how the Mint Got...

Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…. In this mini-series of interviews, Stack’s Bowers founder Harvey Stack shares his thoughts and recollections about his 60-plus years in the coin business.   Harvey Stack: Stack's Involvement in...

Numismatic History: The Loss of the 1715 Spanish Treasure Fleet

By Phil Flemming and Ben Costello - 1715 Fleet Society .......   Prelude to History In the early morning hours of July 31, 1715, one of the...

Fraud Alert UPDATE – Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks Being Used to Buy...

By Numismatic Crime Information Center .......   UPDATE OCT 26th - Suspects Arrested ........ A group of suspects have been arrested for passing over $400,000 in counterfeit cashier's checks to...

PCGS Grading and Counterfeit Detection Seminars at 2015 Long Beach Expo

Collectors will have the opportunity to learn from the experts at two Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) coin grading and counterfeit detection seminars during...

Coin Grading – NGC Inks Exclusive Signature Label Agreement with Former...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) and Miroslaw Edward “Ed” Harbuz have signed an agreement for Harbuz to individually hand-sign certification labels exclusively for NGC. Harbuz holds...

Nixon Coins Unveiled at Presidential Library

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   Two new coins honoring President Richard Nixon and First Lady Patricia Nixon were unveiled by the United States Mint...

Kennedy Anniversary Commemorative News: NGC Labels Announced

The recently announced Kennedy Half Dollar 50th anniversary commemorative coins will receive a special large-size NGC label when submitted for encapsulation, according to the...

Gold & Silver PAC September 2017 e-Newsletter

By Scott Barman for the Gold & Silver PAC .....   Gold & Silver News From the Political Coordinator Hurricane Harvey has devastated southeast Texas. While Houston is...