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...

CCAC Design Recommendations for Ronald Reagan Presidential $1 Coin, Mark Twain...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   At its March 5 public meeting in conjunction with the ANA National Money Show in Portland, Oregon, the Citizens Coinage...

First Read: The 1822 Gold Half Eagle: Story of a Rarity...

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:...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The Binion Hoard

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek ....   The Binion Hoard offers the collector a variety of ways to collect coins, currency and memorabilia like ashtrays, dice,...

Stack’s Bowers to Offer Seldom Seen Bicentennial Gold Medal at ANA...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   Stack’s Bowers Galleries is the official auctioneer of the 2015 American Numismatic Association (ANA) National Money Show...

Classic U.S. Silver Coins highlight Winter ANA Coin Auction

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #267 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Legend Numismatics Hot Topics – Coin Auction Buying And Coin Prices

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics .......   I'M READY TO JUMP OUT OF MY SKIN!  Why will people pay crazy money in auction-when I can sell...

Jeff Garrett on NGC Details Grading: It’s All in the Details

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ....   Common causes for Details Grading are cleaning, artificial toning, scratches, environmental damage and repair (or damage) to...

CoinWeek IQ: American Silver Eagles, February 2015 Report

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   This month we mark the debut of the CoinWeek American Silver Eagle Price Guide and discuss month-to-month...

Argentina to Issue New 50 Peso Falkland Islands Note

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   Unveiled last year, the note’s release ahead of the 32nd anniversary of the Falklands War is bound to...

The Marvelous Pogue Family Coin Collection, Part 2: The Oliver Jung...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #266 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Coins of The Anglo-Saxons

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz....   Britain after the Romans IN THE YEAR 410 C.E., the Western Roman Emperor Honorius replied to the city magistrates...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The Dr. Buzz Aldrin Collection

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek....   Okay, so you collect pedigree coins and have a fairly nice assortment. Well, I might be going out on a...

Legend Numismatics Market Report – PCGS Invitational Coin Show

THE PCGS INVITATIONAL-ONE OF THE VERY BEST SHOWS This show can blow away several majors in many ways. We really can't stress enough how these...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The El Cortez Casino Collection

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek....   Probably no other state has brought as many “hoards & collections” into the hobby as the state of Nevada. Several...

Classic U.S. Silver Coins in Winthrop’s Type Set Fare Well at...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #265 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

The Rise and Fall of Numismatic Scrapbook Magazine

by David T. Alexander for CoinWeek.com.... The years 1935 to 1976 saw the dramatic emergence of the booming numismatic world that many take for granted...

A Case for Modern Coins

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   To some collectors, “modern” is a dirty word, signifying the worst of everything in the hobby. The worst...

Pedigrees & Hoards : The Champagne Lanson Bonnet Vineyard Collection

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek....   On a winter day like any other winter day in February 2012 in the village of Les Riceys, France, a...

Commemorative Stories: The 1900 Lafayette Dollar – Part II

By David Provost for CoinWeek.... If you haven't done so already, be sure to check out Part I of the Lafayette Dollar story by clicking...

The Marvelous Pogue Family Coin Collection, Part 1: Finest 1796 –...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #264 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Highlights from the D. Brent Pogue Collection: The Finest Certified Proof...

By Q. David Bowers - Founder, Stack's Bowers A Link with Tradition Of all rarities in the American series, the 1827 quarter is one of the most...

Toning and Eye Appeal on Rare and Modern Coins

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   Once it leaves the Mint, few things add value to a coin. But of those things, attractive...

The Coin Analyst: Traditional U.S. Mint Sets Losing Ground to Other...

Guest Column by Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez... One of the first things I did when I got into coin collecting was write to the U.S. Mint so...

Eroticism on Ancient Coins (Adults Only)

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz.... Through a long chain of pious frauds and medieval myth-making, the February 14 feast day of St. Valentine,...

Rare Wilson So-Called Dollar on Sale Today at Stack’s Bowers Americana...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... Lot 217. Extremely Rare 1920 Wilson Dollar in Gold For fans of the So-Called dollar series, it’s always a...

Q. David Bowers on Stack’s Americana Sale – February 5-7, 2015

by Q. David Bowers  - Stack's Bowers Each year at this time, and in some years at other times as well, we hold an Americana Sale. The...

Legend Market Report: You Can Lead a Horse to Water, but…

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ……. We've all heard that phrase. What does it have to do with Long Beach? The show had decent attendence (even with...

Stunning 1900-O Barber Quarter in Stephen Winthrop’s Type Set

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #263 A Weekly Coinweek Column by Greg...

Commemorative Stories: The 1900 Lafayette Dollar Coin – Part I

  by David Provost for CoinWeek.... Author’s Note: This installment of the Lafayette dollar story presents how the coin came to be; the conclusion (Part II)...