NGC Certifies 17 Experimental Glass Cents and Tokens

Patterns struck during World War II by the Blue Ridge Glass Corporation Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified 17 experimental cents and tokens struck in...

Dahlonega Gold Set Displayed at University of Georgia

The collection of coins from 1838-1861 is part of the “Gold-Digging in Georgia” exhibit Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is honored to have certified the Thomas...

CoinWeek Ask Recap: Coin Collector Questions from July 19, 2017

Take your hobby to the next level with some straight up answers to your pressing coin questions. CoinWeek editor and 13-time Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG)...

New Ken Bressett Coin Collecting Book Available at Denver ANA Show

Whitman Publishing announces the release of the newest edition of the Whitman Guide to Coin Collecting: An Introduction to the World of Coins, by...

Updated Coin Grading Correspondence Course Offered by ANA

Coin Grading is one of the key skills every coin collector strives to master. Some collectors are fortunate enough to be able to take...

Prooflike 1857-S Double Eagle Gold Coins from the SS Central America...

By Greg Reynolds for CoinWeek .....   The loss of SS Central America in September 1857 had a major impact on the history of the United...

Coin Grading News – NGC Vice President Ken Krah Delays Retirement

NGC Grader Ken Krah leads a team of 20 full-time world coin graders Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is pleased to announce that Ken Krah, NGC...

Ask a Grader with Ron Drzewucki

Ever wondered what grading coins is like? Modern Coin Wholesale's Ron Drzewucki gives CoinWeek the inside scoop By CoinWeek ....   Professional coin grading can be a...

Joel Iskowitz Joins NGC Hand-Signed Labels Program

His designs have been selected for more than 50 US coins and medals Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has announced that Joel Iskowitz, a prolific designer...

Whitman Releases 4th Edition of 100 Greatest U.S. Modern Coins

By Dennis Tucker - Publisher, Whitman Publications ......   The fourth edition of Whitman Publishing’s 100 Greatest U.S. Modern Coins will enjoy its public debut in...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1875 Indian Head Cent

Counterfeit 1875 Indian Head Cent By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Many Chinese counterfeits are made from dies that are not directly copied...

Kolbe & Fanning Sale Closes Tomorrow, July 15 at Noon

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers are currently holding Sale 146, which will close in a live online auction on this Saturday, July 15. The...

CoinWeek Podcast #72: The Coin Market in Asia is Growing

CoinWeek Podcast #72: The Coin Market in Asia is Growing Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the...

CoinWeek News Wire for July 14, 2017: The War on Cash

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 14, 2017:  The War on Cash 1.) Visa Takes War on Cash to Restaurants Visa has long considered cash one...

Modern Coins at Stack’s Bowers ANA World’s Fair of Money Rarities...

By CoinWeek .....   The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money remains one of the largest coin conventions in the calendar year. Stack’s Bowers,...

How to Grade Coins: Lessons from American Numismatic Association’s Summer Seminar

By Connor Falk - Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   Grading coins can be a difficult task. The difference between an AU-58 coin and an MS-62...

Kolbe & Fanning Sale 146 – Important Numismatic Literature: Lots You...

Numismatic booksellers Kolbe & Fanning will conduct their 146th Sale of Important Numismatic Literature on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 12:00 Noon, Eastern Time. The...

CoinWeek: Striking a Modern Medal – 45 Years of Chinese &...

CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan travels to Berlin, Germany to join Champion Auctions President and Show Panda Creator Michael Chou at a special striking ceremony...

CoinWeek Ancient Coins Series: How Ancient Coins Were Made

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   BRICKS WERE PROBABLY the first mass-produced industrial product. Cast bronze arrowheads, produced by the millions, might well have been...

NGC Label for American Eagle 20th Anniversary Platinum Proof Coin

The American Eagle 20th Anniversary Platinum Proof coin can be encapsulated with NGC's Platinum Eagle 20th Anniversary label at no additional charge The American Eagle...

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 News Wire for July 7, 2017: Hamilton, Silver Eagles, Metal...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 7, 2017: Hamilton, Silver Eagles, Metal Detecting... Brain Food 1.) What Happened When Hamilton Lost the Mint When Hamilton first began...

Coin Collecting Tips: Liberty Coins On A Budget

Seated, standing, walking, draped or capped — assemble a type set featuring Ms. Liberty By Jim Bisognani - NGC Contributor ........   The Fourth of July —...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1787 Massachusetts “4C” Half Cent...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) for CoinWeek ......   A comment I have heard in regards to these latest struck fakes is that...

Collecting and Appreciating Naturally Toned Coins, Part 2

By Greg Reynolds for CoinWeek .....   In Part 1, I discussed the fact that almost all sophisticated collectors of U.S. coins have a very strong...

History Hidden in Plain Sight: Freemasons on United States Coins

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   According to some, the secretive fraternity of the Freemasons is elitist and anti-democratic. Still others have...

Gold & Silver PAC July 2017 e-Newsletter

Gold & Silver American Eagle Coins By Scott Barman for the Gold & Silver PAC .....   From the Political Coordinator During a meeting of the Gold & Silver...

Eye Appeal of Coins in the Age of the Internet

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   I’ve recently read articles on other websites about how the coin market has changed in the last few decades....

South Korean Mint Set Primer for Western Collectors

By Mark Lovmo for CoinWeek.com .....   The Bank of Korea (BOK) has sanctioned the release of yearly six-coin mint sets for the past three decades....

Counterfeit Coin Detection: US Gold 1911-D Quarter Eagle

Counterfeit 1911-D Quarter Eagle By Max Spiegel - Numismatic Researcher, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The 1911-D is the key Indian Head quarter eagle. Read...