Legend Market Report – Mid-June Market Report

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   ANOTHER GREAT SALES WEEK We think we know why we are selling so much - we've had the goods...

Big Nolan’s Nugget, Adam Eckfeldt’s Gold and Papers Lead the Way...

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek ..... A collection of rare and unique gold medals and personal papers once belonging to United States Mint Chief Coiner...

From the Herb Hicks Files – The Illegal Ban on Gold...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek and re-posted  ....   In 1963, Coin World columnist and former ANA librarian Ted Hammer wrote about a...

CoinWeek Ask: Our New Question and Answer Live Stream, Today at...

NEW - CoinWeek live stream Oh, the power of the internet! CoinWeek editor and 13-time Numismatic Literary Guild Award winner Charles Morgan hosted a CoinWeek live stream...

Civil War Tokens and Store Cards in Stack’s Bowers June Baltimore...

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers ......   Welcome to our offering of Civil War store cards--a presentation of scarce, rare, and unique coins--including many...

Ancient Roman Coins – A Conspiracy to Assassinate the Emperor Nero

Aureus 64-65, AV 7.27 g. NERO CAESAR – AVGVSTVS By Russell A. Augustin - AU Capital Management, LLC ......   The name Nero holds a particularly sinister...

CoinWeek Ancients Series: War as Depicted on Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   FOR MUCH OF HUMAN HISTORY, WARFARE has absorbed our resources, energy and creativity. War is much older...

CoinWeek Podcast #70: The Canadian Loonie Celebrates 30 Years – Audio

CoinWeek Podcast #70: The Canadian Loonie Celebrates 30 Years Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek...

Coin Board News – Number 43

By David W. Lange - www.coincollectingboards.net ....   For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards Number 43 — Summer 2017 SOMETHING NEW I’ve had a number of coin boards come...

Mystery Babylon: Revelations Lead to Fraud Convictions for “End of the...

Former politician Larry Bates played on the beliefs of fellow Christians to sell gold and silver that he never delivered By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek...

Legend Market Report – Long Beach Coin Show Report

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   HOW TO MAKE A GOOD MARKET LOOK BAD Have a miserable Long Beach Show and Auction and then repeat...

CoinWeek: Let’s Grade Coins: Episode I – 4K Video

When it comes to rare coins, condition and eye appeal can mean the difference of hundreds or thousands of dollars. In order to get...

Legend Market Report – Pre-Long Beach Show Report

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   A TIDAL WAVE HIT US WOW! Totally unexpected and out of the clear blue sky, between last Tuesday afternoon...

Why Hollywood Gets Ancient Coins Wrong

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   I have endured what no one on earth has endured before. I kissed the hands of the...

Modern Coins at Stack’s Bowers June Baltimore Auction: Lots You Need...

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   A diverse mixture of U.S. coins, tokens, patterns, and medals will be on offer when Stack's Bowers kicks off...

Ancient Greek Coins – Zeus at Olympia

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ...... As the Olympics became progressively more popular, the city of Elis sought to build a new,...

Keeping up with Moderns, and Why I Don’t Collect Roosevelt Dimes:...

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers ......   I enjoy being part of the Stack's Bowers Galleries team, including the auction program. Often I have...

Coin Collecting Strategies: Numismatic Diversification

Diversifying your coin collecting areas of interest is a very enjoyable way to collect and learn about the history of different series By Jeff Garrett for...

CoinWeek Unboxing: 2017 Niue Guardian Angel Silver Coin – Gainesville Coins...

Earlier this year, Gainesville Coins introduced an exclusive 1 ounce bullion coin struck under the authority of the island nation of Niue. With a...

CoinWeek Podcast #67: Will a Major Score End My Coin Collecting...

CoinWeek Podcast #67: Will a Major Score End My Coin Collecting Rut? - Audio Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic...

CoinWeek IQ: Collect Smart on a Budget – 4K Video

Collect more of what you want by implementing these strategies... Not every collector has the unlimited means necessary to put together a world famous coin...

Legend Market Report – Demand Strong While Supply “Meh”

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   THIS PAST WEEK'S ACTION Finally, Spring is in the air and so is coin collecting. We are greatly surprised...

Gold Markets Firm – Are You an Optimist or Pessimist?

Commentary for Tuesday, May 16, 2017 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed up $6.40 at $1,236.40 today....

Dogs on Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   You ain’t nothing but a hound dog, crying all the time. You ain’t nothing but a hound dog,...

Gold Markets Report – Gold Closes at a Seven Week Low

Commentary for Tuesday, May 9, 2017 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed down $11.00 at $1,216.10 as...

Catastrophic Launch of Mint of Finland Collector Coin Ends with Scrapped...

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   Last Monday, the Mint of Finland announced a five-coin, five-euro commemorative coin set marking the 100th Anniversary of Finnish...

Bullion & Precious Metals: Gold Dealer Newsletter – Gold Weakens, Silver...

Commentary for Monday, May 1, 2017 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed down $12.80 at $1,255.50 in...

Ancient Coins: War and Peace – The Sikyon Stater

Sikyon was located in the northern Peloponnesus and was known in antiquity for its industries, including sculpture, bronze work, and pottery. Its central location...

Classic US Coins – Is the Vintage Commemorative Coin Market Sunk?

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #380 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Vintage silver commemorative...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins, Aliens and UFOs

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   On the wall of his office in the FBI building’s basement, Special Agent Fox Mulder of the TV series...