Counterfeit Coins, Third Party Grading and the Effects on Numismatics, Pt....

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers .....   Editors Note: Links to the previous two Articles.... Part 1     Part 2 In this article I continue to...

The Marvelous Pogue Family Coin Collection, Pt. 15: Reich Half Dollars...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #319 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds........ On Tuesday, February 9, Stack’s...

The Coin Analyst: 2016 World Money Fair Highlights

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ....   Each year the largest and most important coin show in Europe is held the first week of February in...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Why I Recommend Numismatic Specialization

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com .........   When I first started out in the coin business, I assumed I was going to sell everything; Morgan Dollars,...

World Coins – Silver Coinage of the Latin Monetary Union

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .........   As with the 20-unit gold coins issued by France, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium and other members of the Latin Monetary Union...

Ancient Coins – Those Sassy Sasanians: Persian Coinage of Late Antiquity

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz....   The trouble with the Second Persian Empire was that it was not an empire... And while the tradition...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1896-S Barber Quarter

Counterfeit 1896-S Barber Quarter By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .....   The distinctive reed marks on Liberty’s neck help make this fake more recognizable. The Barber...

Ancient Roman Coins – The Loyalty of Sextus Pompey

Sextus Pompey; 42-40 BCE, Denarius By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC .....   After the death of his father, Pompey the Great, in 48 BCE,...

The TYPE B Proof Reverse Washington Quarters of 1956-1964 An Unprecedented...

By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ...... In PART I of this series I presented background information regarding the unique nine-coin series of Washington...

The Marvelous Pogue Family Coin Collection, part 14: Successful Third Auction...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #318 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds........   The third in a series...

Coin Grading – Modern Coins Make Huge Impact on NGC Census

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.... A great roster of new issues in store for 2016, tracking down “Northern Lights” in the moonlight It’s getting...

The TYPE B Proof Reverse Washington Quarters of 1956-1964 ...

Type B Reverse Washington Quarter....... By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ...... Beginning in 1956 and continuing through 1964, the Philadelphia Mint produced a remarkable...

1 Million Silver Eagles Allocated by U.S. Mint for Week of...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   In its fifth week of production, the United States Mint allocated another one million American Silver Eagles for distribution...

Numismatic Vienna: A Visit to the Austrian National Numismatic Collection –...

On January 28, 2016, CoinWeek was invited to a very special behind-the-scenes tour of the Austrian National Numismatic Collection, which is housed at the...

Gold Markets – Gold Moves to 15 Week Highs, Closing Above...

Commentary for Wednesday, February 3, 2016 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc .... Gold Markets closed up $17.30 on...

The Marvelous Pogue Family Coin Collection, Part 13: Probable Finest Known...

LOT 3047 - 1823 Capped Bust Half Dollar  Broken 3  Mint State-65+ (PCGS) Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin...

CoinWeek Podcast #16: A Guide to the Austrian Mint’s 25 Euro...

The Austrian Mint's 25-euro Niobium and Silver Coin Series has captured international interest since its 2003 debut. With new designs each year, the coin...

Numismatic History – Coin Dealer B. Max Mehl – ...

By Pete Smith for CoinWeek....   Max Mehl claimed that he spent a million dollars advertising to buy a 1913 Liberty nickel for $50. Unfortunately his...

Paper Money – $5 Treasury Notes of 1890-1891 with General George...

General George H. Thomas on $5 Treasury Notes By Brad Ciociola, Currency Specialist at Stack's Bowers Galleries ........   Several prominent Union Civil War generals are featured...

The D. Brent Pogue Collection Part III, An Appreciation

By John Kraljevich, Numismatic Consultant -  Stacks Bowers .....   Coin collectors may not seem an especially reverent lot. Casual demeanor and good senses of humor...

Numismatic Demographics – Aging Baby Boomers and Rare Gold Coin Prices

I recently received an email from a collector who asked what I thought were an extremely intelligent group of questions. In a nutshell, he asked the following. As boomers age, are we nearing a bubble in coin prices?

Bad Money: Ancient Counterfeiters and Their Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   Mundus vult decipi, ergo decipiatur "The world wants to be deceived, so let it be deceived." -- attributed to...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Go Beyond The Mintage Numbers

by Al Doyle for CoinWeek …… Inexperienced and veteran collectors alike share a fascination with mintage figures. Hand a coin person a Red Book or...

The Coin Analyst – The Trio of 2016 Liberty Centennial Gold...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ......   *Updated to include remarks by former CCAC Chairman Gary Marks. My CoinWeek colleague, Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez, recently wrote about the upcoming...

Incredible Gem 1793 Chain AMERICA Cent – A Numismatic Landmark

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers.... Finest Ever Certified! There is something incredible, something special, about any 1793 Chain cent. First delivered by the coiner at...

Wonderful Large Cent Coin Collection of Tom Reynolds to be auctioned...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #316 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Counterfeit Coins, Bureaucracy and the Effects on Numismatics, Pt. 2

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers.... Editors Note: Links to the related two Articles.... Part 1     Part 3 In the early days after World War...

Another Million Ounces Allocated as American Silver Eagle Enters 3rd Week

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The United States Mint announced this morning that another one million ounces of its popular American Silver Eagle bullion...

Gold Market Newsletter – Gold Moves Above $1100.00 Again

Commentary for Friday, January 25, 2016 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc....   Gold closed up $9.00 on the Comex...

Spink To Auction a Wide Variety of Interesting Coins and other...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #315 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...