The Year in Modern Coins, Looking Back at 2011

Posted by Scott Schechter, NGC Vice President Scott Schechter reviews new discoveries and new issues of modern US coinage in 2011. 2011 has been a...

What’s in Store at the U.S. Mint for 2017? CoinWeek Has...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   If you followed our reporting last Friday concerning the United States Mint's hobby stakeholder forum, then...

Precious Metals & Bullion Coins – Making the Transition From Silver...

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   According to popular wisdom and common sense, beginning precious metals investors who lack large budgets should purchase silver bullion coins before venturing...

Defining The Line Between Precious Metals and Numismatics

By Jay Rudo A question that collectors often ask is what makes a coin bullion and what makes a coin numismatic.  There are a lot...

Royal Canadian Mint: First Ever $1 Million Face Value Gold Coin...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   A 2007 Canadian $1 million gold coin is in the process of being offered for sale by GoldCore, a...

The Coin Analyst: America the Beautiful Five-Ounce Series Still Has Legs

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek It’s been an interesting year for collectors of the five-ounce silver America the Beautiful (ATB) coin series. The bullion versions,...

U.S. Mint to Release 2017 American Buffalo 1oz Gold Proof Coin...

The United States Mint 2017 American Buffalo One Ounce Gold Proof Coin (product code 17EL) will be available for purchase beginning on May 11...

Precious Metals that can be held in an IRA or 401k

Many clients are inquiring about their self directed New Direction IRA account buying metals.  If you’ve taken an interest in purchasing real precious metals...

The Coin Analyst: John Mercanti’s Silver Eagle Guidebook

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …… John Mercanti, who served as the U.S. Mint’s 12th Chief Engraver until his retirement in 2010, holds the distinction...

Various Ways to Invest in Gold, Silver and Other Precious Metals

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com Using gold as an example, the first investing decision you need to make is whether you want to...

Martha or George? Comparing First Spouse and Presidential Dollar Coins

By Ron Drzewucki - www.moderncoinwholesale.com .....   The First Spouse Bullion Coin Program consists of several different numismatic products offered by the U.S. Mint. The series...

The Coin Analyst: Grading Service Guidelines and Clarification on Bullion Coin...

by Louis Golino for Coin Week Since my last column on the 25th anniversary silver eagle sets was published, there have been a couple more...

The Royal Mint Unveils 300th Anniversary of the Death of Queen...

The Royal Mint has revealed precious metal variants of the 300th Anniversary of the Death of Queen Anne UK £5 coin. Queen Anne’s reign is one of...

Canada’s Nature, Culture and History Boldly Displayed on Royal Canadian Mint’s...

New gold and silver coins echo Boreal Forest, Wood Bison, Orca and Peregrine Falcon commemorative circulation coin program unveiled in October 2011; other collectibles...

The Coin Analyst: Gold and Silver Prices Could Reverse Soon

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek It’s been quite a while since I devoted a column to the precious metals scene.  I feel now is an...

Canadian Culture, Traditions and Icons Stand Out on New Royal Canadian...

The 75th anniversary of CBC/Radio-Canada is joined by a treasure trove of gold and silver coins celebrating the upcoming Year of the Dragon; new...

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...

U.S. Mint News: Betty Ford Gold First Spouse Coin Designs

Michael White from the United States Mint's Office of Corporate Communications forwarded CoinWeek the following design candidates for the Betty Ford First Spouse Gold...

The Coin Analyst: 2011 Low Mintage Key Coins Likely to Perform...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Determining which coins will be low mintage keys in their respective series is a significant part of the fun of...

The Royal Mint releases Lunar Year of the Sheep 2015 UK...

The Royal Mint recently revealed its coin designs for the Lunar Year of the Sheep, an event that had been eagerly anticipated since the...

2015 Homestead National Monument 5 oz. Silver Bullion Coin Sold Out

By CoinWeek News Staff.... According to Lateefah Simms, Public Affairs Specialist in the United States Mint's Office of Corporate Communications, the Mint has officially sold...

U.S. Mint News: Lady Bird Johnson Gold First Spouse Coin Designs

Michael White from the United States Mint's Office of Corporate Communications forwarded CoinWeek the following design candidates for the Lady Bird Johnson First Spouse Gold...

Florida Artist Guy Harvey Designs Coin to be Released by Gainesville...

Ron Petracco, Gainesville Coins Interviewer: Charles Morgan, CoinWeek.com ....... Florida artist Guy Harvey has designed his first-ever marine coin based featuring the blue marlin. Ron Petracco...

Kisatchie National Forest 5 Oz. Silver Bullion Coin Sold Out (UPDATED...

By CoinWeek News Staff....   UPDATE, 5-7-15: According to a notice sent to media outlets and authorized purchasers on May 7, 2015, the United States Mint...

U.S. Mint News: Patricia Nixon Gold First Spouse Coin Designs

Michael White from the United States Mint's Office of Corporate Communications forwarded CoinWeek the following design candidates for the Patricia Nixon First Spouse Gold Bullion...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Plans for 75th Anniversary San Francisco...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek The U.S. Mint has announced that it will honor the 75th anniversary of the San Francisco branch of the U.S....

U.S. Mint Announces October Release of 25th Anniversary Silver Eagle Set

by Louis Golino for Coin Week For several years collectors of American silver eagles have speculated about whether the U.S. Mint would issue a limited...

U.S. Mint Announces 2015 First Spouse Gold Coin Designs

The United States Mint announced the new designs for the 2015 First Spouse Gold Coins today, March 16. The four honorees this year are Bess...

Blue Ridge Parkway Silver Bullion Coin Sells Out – Again

Uncirculated silver coin close to selling out as well By CoinWeek News Staff....   The United States Mint announced late on Wednesday, July 29 that the 2015...

Gold, silver bullion on rise, but ATB 5-oz silver coins settle...

By Steve Roach - http://www.steveroachonline.com First published in the February 28, 2011 issue of Coin World On Feb. 8, silver and gold made a big jump...