Budget Coin Collecting – Ten Attractive and Inexpensive World Coins

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek....   The current economic slump has forced many collectors to cut spending to the bone. Even with their allure, coins can't...

Coin Collecting Strategies – What should I collect? Tips for...

By Vic Bozarth - Bozarth Numismatics ......... I often reflect on the many blessings I have in my life. One of those blessings is the...

MS-63 or MS-65 Morgan Dollars – Which Grade is Right for...

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   You know, one of the great things about this hobby is that there’s something in it for...

Beyond Plastic: It’s What’s Inside (the Holder) That Counts

By Bruce Smith, Senior Portfolio Director and Numismatic Writer – Blanchard and Company....   There was a time when collectors in the market simply bought a...

Coin Clubs for the Fun of It

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. for CoinWeek ...... Anyone approaching middle age, and those of us who have already arrived there, will no doubt remember the...

So You Want to Be a Classical Numismatist? Ancient Coins for...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz....   THE HIGHEST PRAISE THAT one ancient coin collector can give another is to say he or she “has...

The Art of Collecting Peace Dollars

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   When dealers and collectors compare different types and series, we usually have to make allowances for the...

Don’t Be Hasty When Selling Your Coins- Part 2

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. In our previous installment we covered the public auction and mail bid sales as venues for the sale of your coins. Next...

Where Bullion Investing And Coin Collecting Merge – PART 1

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek....   Are you a collector or an investor? The answer doesn't have to be an either/or proposition. More than a few...

Holders, Folders and Albums: A Collector’s Reference Guide

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. Many collectors do not even give it a thought. Yet every year, thousands of coins costing considerable sums are ruined due...

Don’t Be Hasty When Selling Your Coins – Part 1

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. Every coin that rests in a collection or dealer’s inventory today will one day be sold. That is an inevitable fact...

CoinWeek Collector Fundamentals: How to Handle Coins

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr.....   In our previous installment I mentioned that we will discuss how to handle coins properly. And, this is very important. One...

On the Subject of Coin Dealer Price Lists and Web Sites

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. In a previous article on the subject of dealing with dealers we touched upon some of the do’s and don’ts applicable...

How to Store Your Coins

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr.   Now that you own some nifty coins, how will you keep them safe and store them? In our previous installment we...

Classic U.S. Coins for Less than $500 Each: Three Cent Nickels

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #281 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds.... Three Cent Nickels were minted...

Is It Ever OK to Clean Coins?

  By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. for CoinWeek....   Some types of coin cleaning might very well improve a coin’s appearance, while most other methods may actually damage...

Dealing with a Coin Dealer

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. for CoinWeek....   The relationship between a coin collector and his or her favourite dealer will go a long way in determining...

Pedigrees & Hoards: Shipwreck Coins

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek ....   Thanks to a fellow pedigree collector, I’ve started to add shipwreck coins to my collection. There’s a lot of...

Five Things To Know Before Buying a Coin

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   Originally posted on Ron's blog at www.moderncoinwholesale.com on 5/1/2015.   Ideally, a collector walks into a deal knowing everything...

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...

Ancient Coins – Collecting Strategies – Surviving the chase

By Wayne Sayles – Ancient Coin Collecting Blog ……….. Once I heard about a collector who didn't care what he had to pay for a...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The Binion Hoard

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek ....   The Binion Hoard offers the collector a variety of ways to collect coins, currency and memorabilia like ashtrays, dice,...

The Morgan Dollar vs. the American Silver Eagle, Part 2

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   Last week, it was tech specs and design. This week, I wanted to talk about the Morgan...

Coin Collecting Strategies – How to Handle a Soft Coin Market

By Jeff Garrett - Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Markets seldom go straight up, and fluctuations are to be expected. An understanding of the current...

Fundamentals of Coin Collecting and Coin Investing

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr.....   Fundamentals of Coin Collecting In my opinion coin and stamp collecting are the greatest hobbies ever conceived. Those of us involved in...

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...

Coin Values: Pricing Problem Coins !

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. I’ve discussed many times the process in which how nice coins are assigned price levels. But how are...

Coin Guides: Tips on Buying Precious Metals and Bullion Coins

By Gainesville Coins - www.gainesvillecoins.com The Advantage of Physical Assets Precious metals have long been treasured both for their beauty and rarity. As a result, these...

Security Questions for Coin Collectors at Home and at a Convention....

Don Rinkor, Don Rinkor Rare Coins Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com......... Safety is a major concern for both coin dealers and collectors. Knowing what to do at a...

Five Things You Can Do to Make Your Rare Coins Worth...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com If you have been collecting rare coins for more than a few years, there is a good chance that...