Exploring Tokens & Medals Through the Eyes of a Longtime Coin...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com .....   I’ve been rediscovering the joys of tokens & medals lately. I say “rediscovering” because I've actually been accumulating them--along...

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...

Coin Auctions, eBay and the Games People Play, Part One.

Rare Coin Market Report by Vic Bozarth - Bozarth Numismatics In this month’s RCMR I am going to talk about rare coin auctions and the...

Now’s the Time to Prepare Your High-End Collection/Investment for Future Prosperity!

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek.com – MFRareCoins.com As coin market trends change and evolve, and prices rise over the long-term, buyers’ demands change and become...

Who’s Minding The Mint? Fewer Hobbyists Collect Mint Sets These Days...

Does anyone collect mint sets these days? Those who do are among a shrinking group of hobbyists By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for FUN Topics .....   The number...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: U.S. coins for less than $500...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #170 ….. The purpose here is...

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,...

Classic US Coins: So You’ve Decided to Collect Proof Gold…

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Imagine, if you will, that the coin market is a sushi bar. You look in the...

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 (NGC) ......   As...

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...

Collecting 18th Century New Jersey Copper Coins

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #394 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Between the signing of...

Buying Coins: When You Should Compromise and When You Shouldn’t

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Collectors often ask me about my thought process(es) when I make coin purchases. Why do I...

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...

Coin Collecting Tips – Advice for beginning collectors of U.S. coins

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #22 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds ........   There will not be a...

Simpson Adds Finest Known 1943-S Bronze Cent, PCGS MS62BN, To Finest...

The PCGS Set RegistrySM number one all-time finest collection of Lincoln Cents Off-Metal Strikes, Circulation Strikes 1943 - 1944, just got even better with...

What Gives a Coin the “Wow” Factor?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… At shows or while viewing auctions, I look at a lot of coins. Most leave no impression,...

Classic U.S. Coins for less than $500 each: Draped Bust Half...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #329 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ......   Draped Bust half cents...

What are Proof Coins Anyway?

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation....   Two of the most basic terms that anyone new to numismatics needs to understand are Business Strike and...

Classic U.S. Coins for less than $500 each, Part 8: Mercury...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #253  A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Tips for Collectors – Small Coin Shows and Smart Phones

Small Coin Shows and Smart Phones By Dan Duncan - Pinnacle-Rarities Dealers at coin shows have prattled on and on about the lack of fresh...

Coin Collecting Strategies: Building the Ultimate 20th Century Type Set, Part...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ……….. Welcome back to the Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker guide to building the ultimate 20th century...

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...

What are the Ideal Coins To Put Into a US Type...

US Type Set Strategies By Stewart Huckaby I wrote a previous article in this space about Type Sets, and some of the considerations involved in...

Demand for CAC Coins Continues to Grow – Supporting Values

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek on the Rare Coin Market - MFrarecoins.com ......   If you collect CAC coins, you’re in good company and your ranks...

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...

U.S. Mint, National Park Service to Launch Ellis Island Quarter Aug....

WHAT: The public and the media are invited to the ceremony to mark the release of the Ellis Island quarter, the 39th coin in the...

CoinWeek Coin Q&A Livestream on Facebook Friday

By CoinWeek ....   Starting at 1pm Eastern Time this Friday (April 27), join CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan for a live Q&A session on CoinWeek's Facebook page. Bringing...

Classic U.S. Coin for Less Than $500 Each, Part 26: Capped...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #360 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   This series of...

What is a Fresh Coin?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   I was recently having a numismatic conversation with someone about an auction (sad life, I know...) and the subject...

Undervalued U.S. Gold Coins in the $1,500-3,500 Range

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner....   An article of mine was recently published (by CoinWeek), a content partner of ours, and a reader left a...