Coin Collecting & Market Commentary – FUN Show as Bellwether Event

The FUN Convention rings in the new year By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The annual Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Convention that is...

FUN Coin Convention Opening Ceremony. VIDEO: 6:56

Tony Swicer, President, Florida United Numismatists...... The 59th annual FUN Coin Convention was introduced by President Tony Swicer who talked about the many exhibits and...

Stack’s Bowers to Display Cardinal Collection Tribute to Libertas Americana Medal

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce that it will display an incredible tribute to the Libertas Americana medal, assembled by the Cardinal Collection...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Liberty Seated Half Dollars on Platinum...

News and Analysis on scarce coins, markets, and the  collecting community #93 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds It has been a while since I...

CoinWeek IQ 360 – Collecting Silver Dollars by Design Type VR

 CoinWeek IQ: Analysis and Insights from the editors of CoinWeek.com and the industry's leading experts on Collecting Silver Dollars. Charles Morgan sits down with nationally-known...

2013 Summer Fun Convention Video Playlist

Coinweek Producer and videographer David Lisot attended the Summer FUN Show this past month. Below are Video News reports, Interviews and regular features from the...

Coin Marketing – Are Show Release Coins Worth The Price?

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   The marketing of certified modern coins has developed and evolved in recent years, to the point that any distinguishing...

Finest Known 1894-S Barber Dime Leads Heritage FUN Platinum Night

Offered January 6-8, 2016, at the Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Convention in Tampa; PR 66 PCGS CAC ex: Eliasberg, makes only its fourth auction...

CoinWeek IQ: Proper Preservation Techniques for Copper Coins – 4K Video

CoinWeek IQ: Analysis and Insights from the editors of CoinWeek.com. Copper is one of the most reactive metals used to make coins. Because of this, copper...

Laura Sperber Hot Topics: COIN DOCTORING IS NOW ALLOWED!

First, I want to clearly state: I fully support the Board of Directors of the PNG in its fight. Since the meeting I had attended last year, they have tried to diligently work on the subject of coin doctoring. Granted, nothing has happened from their efforts, but I did not know it was the MEMBERSHIP that was blocking action.

Young Numismatists Volunteer as Pages at FUN Summer Coin Convention. VIDEO:...

FUN Young Numismatist Page Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com.......   When a dealer needs a cup of coffee or some food brought to their table while at a...

Tales from the Road: The New York International Numismatic Convention

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   For many dealers, the road is a fact of life. With the hamster wheel of the coin show schedule comes...

Legend Market Report – Winter FUN 2012

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics A CoinWeek Content Partner THE FUN SHOW STAFF First we must yet again commend the FUN staff for...

FUN Coin Show Auction & Market Observations by Doug Winter

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner.......... The FUN show is clearly one of the two major market indicators. Symbolically, it is the beginning of...

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...

The Coin Analyst: 2016: Year in Review

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   Let’s face it – the year 2016 kept the news media industry busy. International terrorism, the mosquito-borne Zika virus,...

Story of the Hobo Nickel

Archie "Rollie" Taylor - President, Original Hobo Nickel Society Interviewer: David Lisot "Rollie" tells the story of the hobo nickel, how it came...

PCGS Exhibits Superb Large Cents At FUN

More than 130 superb-quality U.S. large cents from the High Desert Collection will be publicly exhibited for the first time anywhere by Professional Coin...

Legend Coin Market Report – THE 2016 FUN SHOW

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics .....   FUN WAS MYSTERIOUS First we must commend the FUN people for running a great show. Having it in Tampa...

Why Coin Dealers Come to FUN

Interviewer: David Lisot Bob Green, Park Avenue Numismatics, William Shamhart, Numismatic Americana, Leo Frese, CT Group, Patrick A. Heller, Andrew Salzberg, Modern Coin Mart/John Maben,...

1861-P Paquet Reverse Features in $16 Million Type I Double Eagle...

Gold Coin Worthy of a King Makes First Appearance in a Decade By Monaco Rare Coins ......   The finest known of only two 1861 Philadelphia Mint...

Spink Smythe Auction Report

Matt Orsini, Vice President, Auctions, Spinks Smythe Interviewer: David Lisot Matthew works for a coin and collectibles company based in London that was founded in 1666....

Heritage Auctions: FUN Times in the Florida Summer

This year's July 11-14 Summer FUN Signature Auction is packed with collector coins in virtually all denominations. One of the highlights of this year's...

Finest Known 1921 $20 Gold Double Eagle Leads Heritage Auctions’ FUN...

Jan. 3-8 events taking place during Orlando 2012 FUN Convention; Heritage announces Platinum Night across two evenings for the first time; The Dr. and...

Finest PCGS 1926-S Gold Double Eagle Among Highlights of Heritage FUN...

Our January 8-13 FUN US Coins Signature Auction features, among many other highlights, the finest PCGS-graded example of the 1926-S double eagle, a piece...

Price of Gold and the Effect on Rare Coins

Interviewer: David Lisot Dan Duncan, Pinnacle Rarities, Bob Green, Park Avenue Numismatics, William Shamhart, Numismatic Americana, Leo Frese, CT Group, Patrick A. Heller, Andrew Salzberg,...

Summer FUN Coin Show 2014 Video Playlist

Why Folks Come to the Summer FUN Coin Convention. VIDEO: 1:24 Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com, with Gary Adkins, Jacob Haugen, and Joel Reznick. The Florida United...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Summer FUN Auction, Part 2 –...

News and Analysis on scarce coins,  markets, and the coin collecting community #61 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   The official auction of the Summer...

NGC-Graded Coin, PMG-Certified Notes Top FUN Auctions

A Stella, certified by NGC, sells for $750,000, while a gold certificate, certified by PMG, sells for $600,000 A U.S. coin certified by NGC and...

Gem MS-68 1924 Standing Liberty Quarters in FUN Auction

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #363 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Two newsworthy 1924...