The Coin Analyst: World Coin News- Wedge Tailed Eagles Multiply and...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Multiple Versions of Wedge-Tailed Eagle Probably the most widely discussed modern world coin at the moment is the Perth Mint’s...

The Coin Analyst: Forces Shaping Precious Metals in 2014

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… After the worst year in three decades for gold and silver prices, the outlook for precious metals is currently...

The Coin Analyst: Lackluster Girl Scouts Coin Demand Shows Need to...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… On January 2 U.S. Mint official Tom Jurkowsky, who is director of the Office of Corporate Communications, told numismatic...

The Coin Analyst: Perth Mint Issues Wedge-Tailed Silver Eagle Coin Design...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   The iconic American Silver Eagle, the most widely collected and traded silver coin in the world, now has an...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Modern Coins in 2014

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… As we approach the end of 2013 and the start of 2014, what changes and developments can collectors of...

The Coin Analyst: 2013 Low Mintage U.S. Modern Coins

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Those who do the best with their coins financially are not necessarily the most well off, but rather tend...

The Coin Analyst: The 2013 Season of U.S. Mint Product Sell-Outs...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… As was the case about this time last year, many U.S. Mint coins issued in the past year are...

The Coin Analyst: Should Modern Coins be Graded?

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… I recently met a new coin collector and spent a little time giving him some advice about how to...

The Coin Analyst: America the Beautiful Silver Coin Series Gathers Steam

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… A string of recent sell-outs of 2013 five-ounce silver America the Beautiful coins, especially the unexpected end of sales...

The Coin Analyst: Precious Metal Bulls May Need to Rethink Their...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… As the end of the first year in two decades in which gold prices are down for the year...

The Coin Analyst: News from the U.S. Mint

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Here is a round-up of news developments from the U.S. Mint and some recommendations for 2013 coins to watch. Commemorative...

The Coin Analyst: 2013 World Coins of the Year

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Krause Publications recently came out with its annual list of nominations for best world coins of the year, which...

The Coin Analyst: Modern U.S. Coin News Update

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Although there are not as many new releases being issued by the U.S. Mint (www.usmint.gov) as there were earlier...

The Coin Analyst: “Numismatic” Gold & Silver American Eagle Coins –...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… As the 30th anniversary of both the silver and gold American Eagle Coins in 2016 approaches, it may be...

The Coin Analyst: Gold, the Government Shutdown, and the Coming Crisis...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Gold spot prices have been very volatile lately. During the weeks preceding the current Federal government partial shutdown, prices...

The Coin Analyst – Modern World Coins: Will Lunar Horse Coins...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Since the summer when the first Lunar Year of the Horse 2014 coin was issued by the small nation...

The Coin Analyst: Should the U.S. Mint Stop Physical Coin Sales...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Longtime Numismatic News editor David Harper likes to write provocative columns and online posts. I do too, as they...

The Coin Analyst: Are the Chicago ANA Buffalo Reverse Proof Gold...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Leo Freese wrote recently  about the 2013-W Buffalo reverse proof gold coins, specifically those sold and graded at the...

The Coin Analyst: 2013 First Spouse Coins Coming Soon but Long-Term...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Probably no modern U.S. coin series divides collectors as much as the gold First Spouse coins issued by the...

The Coin Analyst: ANA Convention Highlights Include Buffalo Gold Coins and...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… At the recently-concluded American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money in Rosemont, Illinois, the most important coin show of...

The Coin Analyst: Reverse Proof Buffalo Gold Coin Sales Quickly...

 By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… As expected, the most anticipated U.S. gold coin of the year, the 2013-W $50 Reverse Proof Buffalo, is selling...

Legend Numismatics Market Report: The Pre 2013 ANA Coin Show

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics ........ The ANA Coin Show it self has not even started and we are ready to go home! Yeah...

The Coin Analyst: West Point Set Shipments Delayed by Packaging, According...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ………… West Point set delays A large number of purchasers of the 2013-W West Point silver eagle sets have been frustrated...

The Coin Analyst: Modern World Coin Releases from Great Britain, San...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ………… Modern world coin collectors have to be selective because so many different releases are issued regularly all over the...

The Coin Analyst: American Liberty Coin Series Proposed in New Bill

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ………… On June 27 Rep. Andrew Barr (Republican of Kentucky) introduced H.R. 2535, the American Liberty Coinage and Deficit Reduction...

The Coin Analyst: Modern U.S. Coin News Round-Up

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ………… Summer used to be a slower time for coin collecting, but it is increasingly becoming just as busy as...

West Point Silver Eagle Sets Shipping with Delays; Silver Coins May...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ............ West Point set shipments Last year when the Mint launched the 2012-S San Francisco two-coin American silver eagle set on...

The Coin Analyst: What Should Gold Investors Do Now?

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek Ever since last Wednesday, June 19, when gold began its second major drop of the year, market pundits and analysts...

The Coin Analyst: From the Trenches of the Whitman Baltimore Expo

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Three times a year Whitman Publishing sponsors the Whitman Expo in Baltimore, Maryland, an east coast city with a storied history that is...

The Coin Analyst: West Point Graded Sets Moving Up; Baseball Coin...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   More on West Point graded sets While buyers of the 2013 West Point American Silver Eagle coin sets wait for the U.S. Mint to...