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...

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....

On eBay Right Now: Mint State 1927-S Walking Liberty Half Dollars

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   Building a great collection starts with purpose but can only truly be realized with years of patience and informed...

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...

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...

Five Mistakes I’ve Made (and Learned from) as a Collector

Have you ever had a less-than-brilliant coin collecting moment that you aren’t very proud of? Well take heart, fellow traveler - we’ve all "been...

Budget Collecting: A Classic US Gold Coin Series That’s Within Reach

Even collectors on a budget can attain this goal   By Jim Bisognani - NGC Weekly Market Report ......   Well, it's finally here. Spring, that is. I don’t want to...

Ten 20th Century Key-Date Coins for Under $1,500

By Eric Brothers for CoinWeek .....   Many collectors love the idea of key-date coins. Key dates typically have low mintages and can be quite expensive...

Collecting Classic US Coins – The Silver Dollars of Our Founding...

You might be surprised at how affordable some of the earliest US silver dollars are By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Silver Dollars...

NGC Ancients – Collecting Roman Coins on a Budget

Roman coins are readily available and can be acquired for reasonable prices   By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Like so many areas of numismatics, ancient coins...

US Coins – The Short-Lived Franklin Half Dollar

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   With a lifespan of just 15 years (1948-63) and no high-priced key dates even in Mint State grades, the Franklin half dollar is...

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...

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...

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...

Classic US Coins – Building a Set of Buffalo Nickels at...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #396 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   With more than two...

NGC Ancients – Collecting Byzantine Coins on a Budget

Excellent examples of Byzantine coins are easily affordable   By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   As we discovered in the previous two columns, the fields of ancient...

NGC Ancients – Collecting Greek Coins on a Budget

Greek coins are available for every budget   By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   As we saw in the last column, ancient Roman coins offer some unexpected...

Classic US Gold Coins – So You’ve Decided to Collect (a...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The New Orleans Mint produced Liberty Head half eagles from 1840 through 1857, and again from...

Coin Collecting Strategies – One Way to Pay for an...

Coin Collecting Strategies - A middle-class path to completing a series in a few years Coin Collecting Strategies By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation...

Classic US Coins – The Walking Liberty Short Set, 1941-1947

By Ron Drzewucki - www.moderncoinwholesale.com .....   The Walking Liberty short set is getting hot right now, and I for one couldn't be happier. Adolph Weinman’s Walking...

Gold Coin Collecting – How Much Do You Have to Pay...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I get calls from potential new gold coin collectors nearly every day. Some of them have...

Tips for Beginners: Coin Collecting by the Roll

By Littleton Coin Company ...........   Collecting coins by the roll has always offered a “hoarding appeal” - if owning a single desirable coin is fun,...

Budget Coin Collecting – Ten Attractive and Inexpensive World Coins

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek....   The current economic slump has forced many collectors to cut spending to the bone. Even with their allure, coins can't...

Modern US Coins – Collecting the Susan B. Anthony Dollar

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   Susan B. Anthony dollars are growing on some collectors these days. Now gracefully approaching middle age, the nation’s first...

Liberty Head $5 Gold Half Eagles – The Only Coin...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #403 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Liberty Head half eagles...

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...

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...

Collector Coins – 1913: A Year of Rare-Date U.S. Coinage

Collector Coins by Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   Mention 1913, and the multimillion-dollar Liberty nickel of that year (five known) is often the first thing that comes to the...

World Coins – Collecting 20th Century Canadian Quarters

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com .....   20th-century Canadian quarters are among the most widely collected types of world coins. Incorporating the portraits of five different...

Coin Collecting Tips: Liberty Coins On A Budget

Coin Collecting Seated, standing, walking, draped or capped — assemble a type set featuring Ms. Liberty By Jim Bisognani - NGC Contributor ........ The Fourth of...