Building a World Class Numismatic Gold Coin Collection: The Josiah K....

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Part 1 | Part 2 As I explained in an earlier part of this story, Stack’s involvement with...

PAN: 112 Years Later, Memorial Plaque, Exhibit Honors Carnegie Hero Medal...

By Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) ....   It was a typical June evening when Ivah Coles, age 21, and Richard Cromwell, age 20, went for...

In Memoriam: Robert-Ralph Carmichael, 1937-2016

The wildlife and natural beauty of Canada is one of the predominant themes of Robert-Ralph Carmichael's work By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Saturday, July 16, 2016...

Newly Discovered, Unique Dual-Plugged 1795 Silver Dollar Offered by Heritage Auctions

Authenticated by NGC, this discovery coin will be featured in the Heritage Platinum Night Auction at the ANA Anaheim World’s Fair of Money, August...

Henry Clay Gold Medal struck with 30 oz of California Gold...

By Heritage Auctions - Auction Lot Preview.......   2016 September 17  - Lincoln and His Times A joint Auction by Heritage Auctions and The Rail Splitter....

CoinWeek Podcast #36: Donn Pearlman talks 1913 Nickels, Numismatic Writing, and...

CoinWeek Podcast #36: Donn Pearlman talks 1913 Nickels, Numismatic Writing, and a Hobby in Transition Few in the coin industry have been as successful in bringing...

CoinWeek IQ: How Major Mint Error Coins Escape the Mint –...

CoinWeek IQ: Analysis and Insights from the editors of CoinWeek.com. 2016 Farran Zerbe Award winner Mark Lighterman answers the question: How do major error coins...

Dix Noonan Webb: Heroic Irishman’s Unique Medal from Shackleton Voyage to...

By Dix Noonan Webb ......   A historically important Polar Medal awarded to a heroic Irish sailor who was one of five men chosen by the...

PCGS Grades Finest Known Mormon $20 Discovery Coin

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has graded the finest known example of an 1849 $20 Mormon (Regular Strike), assigning MS62 to the rare, gold...

In Memoriam: Chester “Chet” Krause, 1923-2016

By CoinWeek News Staff .....   UPDATED June 27, 3:33 PM Eastern Time Beginnings One of the most influential figures in the collectibles publishing industry, Chester “Chet” Krause...

Künker World Coin Auctions – The Die Cutting Czarina

The medal of Czar Alexander I, honoring him as “savior of the people”, and issued in three metals – gold, silver, bronze – is...

Rare Coin Auctions: Stack’s Bowers to Offer 1942 Experimental Cent at...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   The years during and surrounding World War II were an era of inventiveness and ingenuity...

USA Coin Album: The United States Coins Dated 1965 — Part...

By David W. Lange - Research Director, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   It has now been more than 50 years since collectors had to face...

Building a World Class Numismatic Gold Coin Collection: The Josiah K....

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Part 1 In the late fall of 1951 Josiah K. Lilly stopped off at Stack's on his way...

That First Magical Coin – How Coin Collectors Got Their Start

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .......   I remember that fateful day in November 1992 like it was yesterday. It was the day a well-worn, chocolate-brown...

Johnson, Mitchell Inducted into ANA Numismatic Hall of Fame

In recognizing outstanding contributions to numismatics, The American Numismatic Association (ANA) will induct Historic Era nominees Byron F. Johnson, Jr. and Ralph A. Mitchell...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 17, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 17, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Look closely at your change Another day she was picking up some hamburgers at a...

108 Years Ago Today: ANA Co-Founder Dr. George F. Heath Passed...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   108 years ago today, Dr. George Francis Heath died in his home in Monroe, Michigan. He...

Hordes of Hoards: Some Recent and Classic Finds of Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   It has been said that archaeology stands on a foundation of potsherds, and it would be just...

How Modern Coins Are Made

By Littleton Coin Company ...........   You hold them in your hand, jingle them in your pocket, and flip them to make decisions – but have...

Author Allan Schein Wins Pradeau Award from Mexican Numismatic Society

On May 20, 2016, the Sociedad Numismática de México (Mexican Numismatic Society) bestowed upon Salt Lake City author Allan Schein the Alberto Francisco Pradeau...

Israeli Coin Hoard May Be Ancient Coin Collection

Evidence hints at purposeful storage by date By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   In April of this year, 16 ancient silver shekels and half-shekels were exposed...

In Memoriam: Notable Chicago Coin Dealer Walter Perschke Passes Away at...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .......   “Now is the time to build bridges. When the flood comes, and it will come, you need to be...

Pogue IV Auction Analysis: Why Did You Expect It To Be...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   “We have now one of the huge lots of the evening. The Sultan of Muscat–Childs–Pogue 1804...

ANA Money Museum Catches Gold Fever

The Edward C. Rochette Money Museum, operated by the American Numismatic Association (ANA) in Colorado Springs, has unveiled an expansion of its “California Gold...

NGC Rev. Dr. James Gore King McClure Coin Collection Image Gallery

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has created an online image gallery for the Rev. Dr. James Gore King McClure Coin Collection, a fascinating assemblage of...

US Coin Album – Steel This Cent

By David W. Lange - Research Director, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   A number of years ago, I purchased a strip of webbing for 1943...

Commemorative Coins – Charles Barber’s Influence on the Classic US Commems

By Dan Duncan – Pinnacle-Rarities ......   The works of Charles Barber’s career weren’t fully appreciated until after his death. His coinage was considered pedestrian...

Medals & Tokens – US Mint Allegience Medal

In response to several US Mint facilities joining the Confederacy, Mint Director James Pollack asked all US Mint employees to swear an oath to...

CoinWeek News Wire for May 20, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 20, 2016 Brain Food 1.) From jagged edges to flowers: the origins of currencies The dollar is one of the...