Commemorative Stories: 1986 Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Part II

By David Provost for CoinWeek.... Author’s Note: Part I of the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island coins story can be found here.   The Statue of Liberty –...

How To Spend A Tax Refund on Coins

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek....   The good news: It's tax refund season, which often provides collectors with the funds to indulge and buy a special...

Taxing Coin Sales: A Bureaucratic Nightmare In The Making?

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek....   It's potentially one of the bigger - but least publicized - issues involving the purchase of precious metals, rare coins...

First Read: The D. Brent Pogue Collection: Masterpieces of United States...

First Read: The D. Brent Pogue Collection: Masterpieces of United States Coinage, Part I By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.com.... Auction catalogs occupy interesting...

Mike Markowitz: CoinWeek Coins of the Bible Video Series, Part 1...

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....

Legend Numismatics Rare Coin Market Report – Here Comes a Market...

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ……. LEGEND BREAKS UP THE MULTI MILLION DOLLAR HALL/SIMPSON $10 LIBERTY SET No, Bob Simpson is NOT dumping or selling...

Polish-American Numismatic Society Organizing 2015 Tour of Eastern Europe, Russia

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The Polish-American Numismatic Society (PANS) , based in Troy, Michigan, is currently organizing its 2015 "Numismatic Educational Tour of...

For Coin Collectors and Investors, a Competent Appraisal is a Necessity

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr.....   Foolish is the individual who travels the highway of life without a Last Will and Testament. Just as imprudent is the...

Exceptional 19th Century U.S. Gold Coins in Central States Auction

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #272.... A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds....   In...

Why You Should Keep an Inventory

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr.....   Do you know exactly what you have in your coin collection at this very moment? If your collection were stolen today would...

Coin Collecting Strategies: Building the Ultimate 20th Century Type Set, Part...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   We continue our guide to the Ultimate 20th Century Type Set by focusing on the century’s forgotten...

Gem Half Dollars of 1796 and 1797, A Unique Foursome of...

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers....   Among all United States silver coin designs the rarest of the rare is that used only in 1796...

Those Darned Etruscans: Coins of the Rasna

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   THE PEOPLE WHO LIVED IN TUSCANY before the Romans are often described as “enigmatic” or “mysterious.” We...

Early American Rare Coins & Patterns in Kendall Collection Bring Solid...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #271 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

First Read: A Guide Book of United States Coins: Deluxe Edition

First Read, a continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature.... Review by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... First Read:...

Coins, Other Contents of Boston Time Capsule Revealed (UPDATED MARCH 28)

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   UPDATE: According to the Boston Museum of Fine Art's Patrick McMahon, the time capsule will be reburied some time after...

New York Copper Coins and Patterns in the Kendall Collection

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #270 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: The Widow’s Mite

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   And there came a certain poor widow, and she threw in two mites, which make a farthing. And He called...

CoinWeek Weekly Coin Market Report – March 20, 2015 – Video:...

CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan discusses the upcoming Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo to be held at the end of March in Baltimore, Maryland. Also, Charles provides the...

France Wins the Battle, 200 Years after Losing the War

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek....   The interconnected euro monetary system has led to a number of squabbles, both petty and of great import for the...

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...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The Cleveland Wall of Greed Hoard

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek....   In case you have not figured it out yet, the reason I like “Pedigrees & Hoards” are because of the...

Hands on with the March of Dimes Special Silver Coin Set...

Collectors of modern U.S. coins will have to wait until May 4, 2015 to get their hands on the upcoming March of Dimes Special...

CoinWeek Uploads 1,000th Coin Video to the CoinWeek YouTube Channel

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek....   I don’t know if you've noticed, but this week CoinWeek uploaded its 1000th video onto the CoinWeek YouTube channel. Since we...

Commemorative Stories: 1986 Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Coin Program

By David Provost for CoinWeek... Author’s Note: This installment of the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island coin program story presents how the coin came to be;...

U.S. Mint Reports 1st Day Sales of March of Dimes Commemorative...

In what's likely to go down as a "soft launch", the 2015 March of Dimes commemorative silver dollar program went on sale earlier this week. CoinWeek...

The Earliest Coins of Ireland

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz....   WHEN ONE HEARS THE WORD "CELTIC", one naturally thinks of Ireland (unless one is from Boston, in which...

East German Commemorative Coins: The Collector Market 25 Years Later

By David T. Alexander for CoinWeek.... Oct. 3, 1990 was an historic date for Germany and the world as the five constituent provinces of the...

Counterfeit Coins Are the Future

By Steve Caruso for CoinWeek.... Counterfeits are the future. I admit that coming from me, such a message seems a bit curious... if grim. However, the...

Gem Quality Shield Earring Quarter Pattern Coin to be auctioned at...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #268 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...