Red Kettle Report: December 21 – 24

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   An informal perusal of CoinWeek's four-part 2015 Red Kettle Report suggests that Illinois leads the country in terms of...

Gold Market Newsletter – Gold Moves Lower in Thin Trading

Commentary for Monday, December 28, 2015 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc…. Gold closed down $5.50 at $1070.50 today...

The Platinum American Eagle: A Study in Nobility

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   Like silver and gold, platinum has a multitude of uses. It can be found in both your...

Coin Collecting and Numismatics – Thoughts on Rarity, Part 5

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers....   Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 In this article I will continue to discuss...

15 US Gold Coins Which All Coin Collectors Should Own

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com, a CoinWeek Content Partner.....   Even if you are an ultra-specialized collector of U.S. gold coins--let’s say with an emphasis on Type...

Coin Collecting Strategies – $1, 50¢ and 25¢ Gold Pieces of...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #310 A CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds....   Among...

Red Kettle Report: December 14 – 20

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Since 2005 in Lee County, Florida, someone has been leaving notes in Salvation Army kettles. Inside the note is...

CoinWeek Podcast #8: 40 Years Since U.S. Bicentennial Coins First Hit...

The CoinWeek Podcast is proudly sponsored by Professional Coin Grading Service. Visit www.pcgs.com to give the gift of collecting. It's been 40 years since U.S....

American Silver Eagle Year-End Market Wrap-Up: The 1990s

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek IQ....   Hi folks, and welcome to the latest installment of CoinWeek’s American Silver Eagle Price Guide Analysis. In...

THE PROFESSOR’S PASSION – John McCloskey takes Seated Liberty coinage seriously

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek....   Who would have guessed that starting a coin club would lead to nearly 40 years of constant but enjoyable work? Along...

Give the Gift of Coins and Help the Hobby Grow

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek....   Coin collecting is a hobby that connects us all to the past. The coins themselves are objects of commerce of...

Ron Drzewucki’s Bullion Sales Tax Series, State by State: Pt. 1

By Ron Drzewucki - www.moderncoinwholesale.com ....   There’s no denying that the internet has changed our world dramatically over the last 20 years. When describing the...

Classic U.S. silver coins for less than $100 each: 19th Century...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #309 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds.... For less than $100 per...

CoinWeek Podcast #7: In God We Trust: A Brief History –...

How did "In God We Trust" find its way onto our coins and paper money? Is the phrase a tacit endorsement of a national...

Red Kettle Report: December 6 – 13

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Salvation Army bell ringers continued to spread holiday cheer as they collected donations last week in many communities around...

Heavier Metal: Ancient Coins Made of Lead

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz....   SOFT, DENSE AND DULL, LEAD is an unattractive coining metal. Lead melts at only 327.5° C (621.5° F)...

Where Bullion Investing And Coin Collecting Merge – PART 2

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek....   Please click here to read Part One of this Article ...... Collectors with a "hard money" mentality who want to go...

CoinWeek Podcast #6: Philip Diehl Talks State Quarters, the Susan B....

CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan spoke with Philip N. Diehl at the 2014 ANA World's Fair of Money and asked the former U.S. Mint Director...

The Coin Analyst: Collecting Strategies and Modern Silver World Coins

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   A new modern coin collector can very easily become overwhelmed. Whether attending a coin show, perusing hobby web sites and...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Competing At The $100 Level

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   One of the most important issues in coin collecting strategies is to find a financial comfort zone and work...

Classic U.S. Coins for less than $500 each – Part 18...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #308 - A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds....   As next week’s piece...

CoinWeek Podcast #5: CoinWeek: The Morgan Dollar vs. the American Silver...

In this CoinWeek podcast, editor Charles Morgan adapts Modern Coin Wholesale founder and former NGC Grader Ron Drzewucki's second article on the differences between...

Coin Auctions Are Great Venues – Part 2

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr..... In Part 1 of this feature we spoke about public auctions. Now let’s turn our attention to mail bid sales and...

Red Kettle Report: November 25 – December 5

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Every year beginning in November and carrying on through Christmas Eve, volunteers for the Salvation Army ring the bell...

U.S. Mint May Now Change Coin Silver Composition Thanks to New...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Tucked away in a bill ostensibly about maintaining and improving America’s transportation infrastructure is text amending Title 31 of...

Coin Auctions Are Great Venues – Part 1

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. for CoinWeek ....   In our previous installments of Collecting 101 we discussed many ways of obtaining those needed coins. Now we...

Mike Markowitz: CoinWeek Coins of the Bible Video Series, Part VIII:...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series Writer Mike Markowitz has long brought context and his unique insights into the fascinating world of ancient coins to contemporary collectors. In this...

Profiles in Bullion: Johnson Matthey

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   I’ve discussed a couple of the big names in bullion and precious metals so far (namely PAMP...

CoinWeek Podcast #4: CoinWeek: It’s Time for the United States to...

Former Director of the United States Mint Philip N. Diehl believes that the one cent coin has outlived its usefulness. The last time the...

Demand for Gold, Silver Returning to Pre-Spike Levels at Perth Mint

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Following September's dramatic spike in silver demand and October's last-minute push to a new yearly high for gold, in...