US Coins – What’s up with the 1969 Quarter? The Key...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker .....   Walter Breen doesn’t mention it, and in A Guide Book of Washington and State Quarters (Whitman, 2006), Q....

The $1,000 Kennedy Half Dollar Roll Search

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   For the past seven years, I had longed for the opportunity to pore through a bank box of half...

Assembling a Set of Pleasing Mercury Dimes at a Very Low...

News & Analysis regarding  Mercury Dimes , coins, markets, and the coin collecting community, #389  A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds for CoinWeek .......   Although Mercury...

What Do “Original” Early US Gold Coins Look Like?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The term “original” is used and misused frequently by collectors and dealers alike. As a dealer...

The Coin Analyst – What’s the Best Way to Invest in...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ..... I often hear newer coin collectors and silver investors ask what is the best way to buy silver. There are...

Sell Dad’s Coin Collection And Guarantee You Get The Right Price

By Richard Schwary - California Numismatic Investments ......   “My Dad had a coin collection and has since passed on giving the collection to the family....

Tips for Coin Collectors – Do Mintage Figures Matter?

Yes, the numbers are important, but they don't tell the whole story By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The United States Mint strikes...

THE MISSING YEARS – COLLECTING THE COINS OF 1931 TO 1933

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .........   American collectors will find slim pickings when they try to acquire coins struck from 1931 to 1933. Here's an...

Don’t Get Fixated On Spot Price When Buying Silver Coins

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   Silver investors tend to check the current spot price before making a purchase of silver coins. That's a logical...

Aftermarket Sets Keep Coin Collectors on Their Toes

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   Have you ever heard of a 1984 Denver Prestige Collector’s Set? I hadn’t either, but that’s exactly what coin dealer...

Tips for Coin Collectors – The Appreciation of Toned Coins

There is a wide variety of toning, and judging its value on a coin is tricky By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   My...

Getting Started Collecting U.S. Coins: Basics For Beginners

A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds People have asked me, “What should I collect,” or, separately, “What are the best coins to buy now.” People...

Bullion Coins – Silver Stacking Techniques

2016 Canadian Silver Maple Leaf Silver bullion is no longer just an investment vehicle but also a hobby that countless “Silver Stackers” take part in...

Collecting Morgan Dollars, Part I: An Overview

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   As a collectible, Morgan silver dollars, minted between 1878 and 1921, have no real peer in American numismatics. It...

Origins of the 1921 “Zerbe Proof” Morgan Silver Dollars are Uncertain

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com I’ve been selling a collection for an old friend and collector who purchased a 1921 Morgan silver dollar...

Coin Collecting – Jim Bisognani’s Rare Coin Market Predictions for 2017

Notables weigh in on trends and what to expect in 2017. Barbers and seated coinage winners By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   As 2016...

Tips for Collectors: Looking for Value? Coins for Thought

Opportunities for price-conscious buyers, as 'Hallogivingmas' approaches By Jim Bisognani - NGC Contributor ........   Early October, leaves falling, MLB playoffs in full gear, and retailers having...

A Guide to Ancient Coin Collecting

By Joe Jaroch -  Posted with Permission from AU Capital Management ..........   Amassing a collection of ancient coins can seem like a daunting task: the...

American Silver Eagle Collecting Strategies

By Bullion Shark LLC ........ American Silver Eagles have become one of the most popular silver bullion coins of the modern day. Although many investors...

Collecting US Coins – Modern Rarities: 1982 & 1983 Souvenir Coin...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   The United States Mint has released hundreds of products for coin collectors over the last four decades. Yet four...

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,...

Classic U.S. Coins for Less Than $500 Each, Part 30: Three...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #383 An Ongoing Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Three Cent Silvers are...

Classic US Coins – So You’ve Decided to Collect Dahlonega Gold…

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The Dahlonega Mint opened in 1838 as a result of the North Georgia Gold Rush. The...

Budget Coin Collecting: Finding Great Value at Major Sales

Pedigreed rarities for a pittance: Newman IX claims $4.5 million By Jim Bisognani - NGC Contributor ........   A bit of déjà vu for MLB: For the...

Collecting Strategies – How Liquid Is Your Coin Collection?

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Off the top of your head, can you say how much your collection is worth and Do...

Silver Coins – Low Budget Silver Coin Investing and Collecting

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek ......   At current spot prices in the $15/ounce range, silver isn't the screaming bargain it was over a decade ago...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Ancient Coins Under $100

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   Aren’t they very expensive? Along with How do you know they’re authentic?, this is probably the most common...

Can You Collect Rare US Gold on a Budget of $2,500-$5,000...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   When I speak to new collectors, they are often under the impression that most of the...

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...

Doug Winter – Lessons Learned: The Kentucky Collection of Quarter Eagles

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I recently purchased a nice specialized collection of 20 Liberty Head quarter eagles from an individual...