Collecting Proof United States Gold Coins 1821-1915

Proof gold coins are ideal for the few great coins collecting strategy By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The late, great collector Ed...

Classic Gold US Coins – The “With Motto” New Orleans Eagle...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Collectors who like completable themed sets don’t have a ton of options if they're on a budget....

What Your Coin’s Grade Says About You as a Collector

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   Forrest Gump, the namesake protagonist of the 1994 hit drama Forrest Gump, remarks, “My mama always said you can...

So You’ve Decided to Collect United States Gold Coins by Type…

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Many collectors of United States gold want to collect with a purpose and with a goal. However,...

Modern US Coins – 2016 America the Beautiful Ft. Moultrie at...

Description: The America the Beautiful Quarters Program debuted on the heels of the 50 State Quarters Program and its adjunct District of Columbia and Territories program. Authorized...

U.S. Mint Announces Plans to Discontinue Mail Orders

On Friday, May 26, the United States Mint today announced that it is discontinuing all mail orders effective September 30, 2017. The Mint will return...

Coin Collecting Strategies: Numismatic Diversification

Diversifying your coin collecting areas of interest is a very enjoyable way to collect and learn about the history of different series By Jeff Garrett for...

The Concept of “Freshness” in Numismatics

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   There is almost no term in the rare coin market which is more misused than “fresh”. I...

CoinWeek IQ: Collect Smart on a Budget – 4K Video

Collect more of what you want by implementing these strategies... Not every collector has the unlimited means necessary to put together a world famous coin...

U.S. Mint Annual Uncirculated Coin Set on Sale May 17

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2017 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set® (product code 17RJ) on May 17 at...

NGC Registry Set News: From Monkeys and Quetzals to Francs and...

New NGC Registry sets this month include China, Gabon, Great Britain, US Cents and more This month, the NGC Registry offers a variety of new...

Evaluating Safe Preservation Methods for Proof Coins

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   For as long as there have been proof coins, there have been collectors trying to preserve them. Proof coins,...

PCGS Set Registry: Collectors New App, New Features

New PCGS App takes Set Building Mobile... Thanks to a brand-new app from Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS), collectors can manage their coin collections from...

Silver Rush & Bullion Boom: Two Great Generations of Modern US...

Are you a ’64 or an ’11? By David Schwager for CoinWeek .....   Coin collecting in the United States went through several surges in popularity, such...

So You’ve Decided to Collect Early American Gold Coins…

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The term “Early American Gold Coins” generally refers to the quarter eagles, half eagles and eagles produced...

US Coins: 50 Years of Modern Proof Sets

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   Proof coinage has been a fixture in American numismatics since the 19th century and a regular hobby staple since...

Classic U.S. Coins for less than $500 each, Part 15: Two...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #283 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds....   Like Three Cent nickels, Two...

Circulated Liberty Head Double Eagle $20 Gold Coins, Type 1

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #379 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Liberty Head double...

Affordable US Coins – Over 75 Years of Jefferson Nickels

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek ......   Familiar items are often underappreciated, and Jefferson nickels tend to receive the Rodney Dangerfield treatment from collectors. The coin has been such a...

CoinWeek Podcast #61: I’m in a Collecting Rut – Audio

CoinWeek Podcast #61: I'm in a Collecting Rut Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on...

Collecting United States Pattern Coinage

If you are looking for a collecting challenge, consider US pattern coinage By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The year 2017 is a...

So You’ve Decided to Collect Charlotte Gold Coins…

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The Charlotte Mint was operational from 1838 through 1861 and it produced gold coins in three denominations...

Ask a Grader with Ron Drzewucki: Toned Coins

Ever wondered what grading coins is like? Modern Coin Wholesale's Ron Drzewucki gives CoinWeek the inside scoop By CoinWeek ....   Welcome back for the second installment...

So, You’ve Decided to Collect Liberty Head Quarter Eagles…

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Liberty Head quarter eagles were issued from 1840 from 1907 at the Philadelphia, New Orleans, Charlotte, Dahlonega...

Coin Collecting Strategies – In Coins, True Rarity Counts

Population reports have exposed the true rarity of nearly every coin in every grade. These are amazing research tools that collectors from past generations...

U.S. Coin Patterns for Less Than $5,000 Each, Part 5: “Standard...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #371 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   It is not...

Rare Gold Coins under $5000 Each, Part 11: ‘With Motto’ Liberty...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #369 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Liberty Head half...

Classic U.S. Coins for Less Than $500 Each, Part 27: Capped...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #368 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   This discussion of...

The Epic $100 Nickel Roll Search

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   I’ve been picking through nickel rolls for years. I searched through my first roll of nickels in 1993, when I...

Why Do We Want This Stuff? Eight Views on the Psychology...

By David Schwager for CoinWeek .....   I love coins. Why? Collecting is a complex topic, and psychologists do not agree on why many people strongly desire...