U.S. Mint Seeks Industry, Collector Insights at Numismatic Forum

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   On October 13, 2016, the United States Mint hosted a daylong forum with industry stakeholders at...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 14, 2016

By CoinWeek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for October 14, 2016 Brain Food 1.) A guide to valuing all your old Irish coins (PHOTOS) Between the formation of the Republic...

Classic U.S. Coins for Less than $500 Each, Part 24: Barber...

Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #353 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   The theme here is completing a set of Barber dimes...

CoinWeek: Cool Coins! Episode 50 – Legendary Edition 4K

CoinWeek's Cool Coins! is back. In this special 50th Episode, we've lined up four of the industry's most respected and knowledgeable dealers to share...

CoinWeek Podcast #43: Numismatic Books Old and New with Dr. David...

CoinWeek Podcast #43: Numismatic Books Old and New with Dr. David Fanning Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...

CoinWeek IQ: Three Things You Should Know Before You Start to...

Medals are a vital area of numismatics, but their complexity and scope can seem intimidating for collectors looking to branch out away from coins....

CoinWeek News Wire for October 7, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for October 7, 2016 Brain Food 1.) ANA Unveils Treasures In Your Pocket In 2014 a collector discovered a 1969-S Lincoln cent in...

Million Dollar Coins, Part 2: U.S. Silver Dollars & Trade Dollars

Analysis of scarce coins, markets, and the coin collecting community #352 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ......   In part 1, 1792 patterns that are...

Collecting US Coins – Modern Rarities: 1982 & 1983 Souvenir Coin...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   The United States Mint has released hundreds of products for coin collectors over the last four decades. Yet four...

CoinWeek Podcast #42: Coin Designer Joel Iskowitz on the State of...

CoinWeek Podcast #42: Coin Designer Joel Iskowitz on the State of Modern Coins Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 30, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 30, 2016 Brain Food 1.) The evolution of money in its many forms In his new book The Curse of...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Two Heads Are Better Than One

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   THE RICH VOCABULARY OF NUMISMATICS has many terms to describe the things we see on coins. When a coin...

First Read: Numismatic Archaeology of North America: A Field Guide

First Read, a continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature... Review by Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   Numismatic Archaeology of North...

CoinWeek Podcast #41: Jon Alan Boka’s Incredible 1794 Cent Collection

CoinWeek Podcast #41: Jon Alan Boka's Incredible 1794 Cent Collection Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the...

Farran Zerbe: Numismatist – Promoter – Hustler

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek ....   Historians state that “Everybody was Somebody” in the small population of the Thirteen Colonies at the time of...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 23, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 23, 2016 The Future Is Now 1.) Bitcoin is money, U.S. judge says in case tied to JPMorgan hack "Bitcoins...

The Coin Analyst: All You Need to Know About the 30th...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   The American Silver Eagle turns 30 years old in 2016. To honor the special occasion, the United States Mint...

Toned Morgan Dollars of the Northern Lights Collection, Part 1 –...

CoinWeek and Legend Rare Coin Auctions partner up to bring you a spectacular array of dazzling toned Morgan dollars from the Northern Lights Collection....

Market Whimsy: The Rational Collector

Imagine that you could have every coin you wanted. What could possibly go wrong? By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker ....   Charles and Hubert's column Market Whimsy,...

The Real Diehl: The Inside Story of the Sacagawea Dollar

The Real Diehl is a select column by former United States Mint Director Philip N. Diehl, exclusively for CoinWeek .....   This series of articles will give readers an insider’s...

Collecting Morgan Dollars, Part I: An Overview

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   As a collectible, Morgan silver dollars, minted between 1878 and 1921, have no real peer in American numismatics. It...

World Coins – Rose-Ryals, 30 Shilling Gold Coins of King James...

Lot 1008 - James I, third coinage, rose ryal, mm. spur rowel (1619-1620) A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ..... Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins of Julius Caesar

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   Upon what meat doth this our Caesar feed, that he is grown so great? --Shakespeare, Julius Caesar, Act 1, Scene...

World Coins – Collecting 20th Century Canadian Quarters

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   20th-century Canadian quarters are among the most widely collected types of world coins. Incorporating the portraits of five different...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 16, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 16, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Deciphering history, one coin at a time Pankaj Tandon, an accidental numismatist, is breathing life...

Classic U.S. Coins for Less than $500 Each, Pt. 23: Proof...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #349 The emphasis here is on PCGS- or NGC-certified, Proof-64 or...

CoinWeek Podcast: Bela Lyon Pratt’s Gold Coins

CoinWeek Podcast #40: Allan Schein on the Gold Coins of Bela Lyon Pratt Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...

The Coming Collector Coin Supernova and Its Ramifications for World Mints...

An Editorial by Charles Morgan - Editor, CoinWeek.com .....   In July of last year, American publisher Krause Publications released the 10th edition of The Standard...

Collecting Modern Swiss Shooting Thalers – 4K Video

For more than a century, the Swiss have celebrated their independence from foreign rule and the close sense of community that ties each of...

The King Among Rarities: A Brief History of the United States...

By Eric Brothers for CoinWeek .....   In all of numismatics of the entire world, there is not today and there never has been a single...