United States Mint Releases Annual Silver Proof Set June 7

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2017 United States Mint Silver Proof Set® (product code 17RH) on June 7 at noon...

Rare 170-Year-Old McAuslane Token at Toronto Coin Expo

By Geoffrey Bell Auctions and Toronto Coin Expo....   Hundreds of pieces of Canadian history are ready to be auctioned off starting May 28, 2015 at...

Certified Coins – US Mint Master Designer Thomas S. Cleveland Signs...

Thomas S. Cleveland, an original Master Designer from the United States Mint’s Artistic Infusion Program (AIP), has signed an exclusive insert label signature deal...

Spink: Scottish Banknote Auction, Plus the Return of Pudsey

Pudsey returns to Spink, and he's bringing some Scottish Friends In addition to the mammoth World Banknotes auction, we have also managed to put together...

Second Queen’s Beasts Release from Royal Mint Arrives at APMEX

The Royal Mint’s second release of The Queen’s Beasts Series – The Griffin – is now available at APMEX! The Griffin of Edward III is...

Everybody’s Got One: Opinions Vary on 2017 American Liberty Gold Coin

Editor's Commentary by Charles Morgan .....   The United States Mint released images of the 2017 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin on Tuesday, January 12,...

Coin Photography: A Photo is Worth 1,000 Words (Except When It’s...

A Guest Blog from Jenna Van Valen, photographer here at DWN. We’ve all heard the numismatic mantra, “Buy the coin, not the holder.” But what...

Künker Auction of the Preussag Collection: Löser and Mining Coins

By Künker GmbH & Company....   Dear bidders and coin enthusiasts, In collaboration with London Coin Galleries, we will auction off löser and mining coins from the...

World Coins – Estonia Celebrates Independence with New 2 Euro Commemorative

By Bank of Estonia ......   The special 2 euro coin went on sale June 26 and are legal tender throughout the euro area A...

Numismatic Books – Kolbe & Fanning Publish September Fixed Price Catalogue

Kolbe & Fanning are pleased to announce the availability of their latest catalogue, featuring works on ancient, medieval and modern topics, the 36-lot PDF...

CoinWeek’s Weekly News Roundup – March 4, 2016

By Coinweek ....   Here is a recap of some of the interesting, offbeat and other news items CoinWeek has come across this week. Brain Food 1.) The...

GreatCollections Auctions Yosemite Collection of U.S. Coins

Comprehensive 19th-Century PCGS-Graded Collection Being Sold Unreserved GreatCollections is currently auctioning the Yosemite Collection of 19th-century U.S. coins. The collection starts in 1794 and goes...

First Chinese Coins Certified by NGC Advanced Authentication Bureau in Gallery...

The coins were the first to be evaluated by the newly established NGC Advanced Chinese Authentication Bureau (ACAB), led by noted expert Chen Gi...

Auctiones GmbH eAuction 39 – Duplicates from the BCD Library, Pt....

By Auctiones GmbH....   It is a time-honored tradition for world-class collections to offload their duplicates at auction from time to time. We know of auctions with...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Early Silver Dollars & Grading Issues

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #94 .....   Over the last two...

Top 10 Women on World Coins, Part 2

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Link to Part 1 5.) Irene of Athens Like much of the Middle Ages, the history of the...

Extraordinary Midwestern Family Collection of Indian Head Half Eagles ($5 gold...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #335 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Building Short Sets of Popular Coin Series

A Series on Budget Coin Collecting where anyone can enjoy building a collection of coins By Al Doyle for CoinWeek.com ....   For many collectors, the possibility...

Pistrucci Medal on Display May 1-2 at Pontypool Museum for Waterloo...

By Pontypool Museum....   18 June 2015 marks the 200th anniversary of the victory of Britain and its allies at the Battle of Waterloo, the decisive...

Why You Should Keep an Inventory

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr.....   Do you know exactly what you have in your coin collection at this very moment? If your collection were stolen today would...

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: More Mental Hospital Tokens – March...

By Wayne Homren for The E-Sylum eNewsletter.... Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current...

World Mint News – The Royal Mint Experience Now Open

The Royal Mint’s family-friendly visitor attraction, The Royal Mint Experience, was opened officially today by two very special Rio 2016 Team GB guests from...

Rare NGC-Certified Chinese Coin Tops Stack’s Bowers April 2015 Hong...

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries April 2015 Hong Kong Auction was led by an extremely rare Chinese coin--an 1898 Chinese Dragon Dollar certified by Numismatic...

You Talked, Stack’s Bowers Listened: Bidding Online Even Easier Thanks to...

We listened to your feedback and are happy to announce the following improvements at StacksBowers.com The new deployment of our website, StackBowers.com, includes the following...

Coins of Dark Days: World War II in Occupied Europe

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek....   May 8, 1945 was VE Day, "Victory in Europe" Day, which marked the end of fighting on the continent...

2016 Coin and Chronicles Set – Ronald Reagan on Sale October...

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2016 Coin and Chronicles Set - Ronald Reagan (product code 16PA) beginning on October 11...

Schwan Named 2015 Numismatist of the Year

Carlton Frederick “Fred” Schwan, a coin collector and numismatist since his childhood, has been named the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA's) 2015 Numismatist of the...

The Artwork of Medallic Sculptor Don Everhart – Video: 7:41.

Numismatist Ray Herz offers this fascinating look at the career of medallic sculptor Don Everhart. Everhart began his career as an artist for the Franklin Mint,...

Spink: Exceptional 2nd Auction of Nicholas Rhodes Collection of North East...

This September, Spink are pleased to announce, will see the second auction of the magnificent collection of Nicholas Rhodes’ Coins of North East India....

Ancient Coins on Postage Stamps

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz.... COMPARED TO COINS, POSTAGE STAMPS are a very modern invention. The first British stamp, the “Penny Black”, dates...