CoinWeek IQ: Collecting Gold Coins: Tips for the Rest of Us

 CoinWeek IQ: Analysis and Insights from the editors of CoinWeek.com and the industry's leading experts. Collecting gold coins is a pinnacle activity in our hobby,...

Coin Market Opinions – What Makes a Coin Valuable?

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. .....   One of the most frequently asked questions about the coin market that appear in my mailbox is “What makes a...

Mirror Mirror: Collecting Prooflike Morgan Silver Dollars

By Jeff Garrett on the NGC Weekly Market Report ......   Collecting Prooflike Morgan Silver Dollars by date is extremely challenging. There are few numismatic delicacies as...

Getting Started Collecting U.S. Coins: Basics For Beginning Collectors

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

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...

Coin Submission Success Strategies

Coin Submission Success Strategies By Charles Morgan with Hubert Walker .....   If you’re anything like me, then you occasionally put in a coin submission to...

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....

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...

Primary Differences Between Investing in Bullion Coins and Collector Coins

Bullion Coins and Collector Coins By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com Before going over Bullion Coins and Collector Coins, let’s begin by looking at...

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

Selling your Coin Collection By Richard Schwary - California Numismatic Investments ...... “My Dad had a coin collection and has since passed on giving the...

Why Are 1943 Copper and 1944 Steel Lincoln Cent Errors So...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Lincoln Cent Errors , coin markets #306 For CoinWeek  by Greg Reynolds..... Although 1909-S VDB and 1914-D pennies are often thought of...

Coin Expert Advice – Ten Tips For Selling Your Coins

Selling Your Coins By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ....... As someone who sells a lot of coins, I have some selling tips/tricks/thoughts that I’d like...

Is It Still Possible to Put Together a Nice Set of...

New Orleans Double Eagles by Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Let’s say an upscale collector makes a decision to put together a...

What Is a 1971-74 Eisenhower Dollar Brown Pack Worth?

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   As the last dollar coin issued by the United States that contained at least some silver,...

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...

Morgan Dollars for Beginners: Proof vs. Prooflike

By CoinWeek ....   There are many aspects of coin collecting that can seem daunting to the uninitiated, but as often as not this is one...

Cleaned Copper Coins May Be Challenging to Detect

Posted by David W. Lange, NGC Research Director This month Dave discusses the difficulty of detecting cleaned copper and bronze coins My recent column on the...

A Closer Look at 19th-Century Gold – Three Dollar Gold Opportunities

Take a closer look at the 19th-century gold series - including the Three Dollar Gold By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Is time...

Collecting Morgan Dollars: 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...

Classic US Gold Collecting Strategies: The “Best Available Coin”

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I am continually asked by new collectors, and by established collectors who are new to gold...

Five Things To Know Before Buying a Coin

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   Ideally, a collector walks into a deal knowing everything there is to know about buying a coin....

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...

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

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The gold coinage produced at the San Francisco Mint runs the gamut as far as size,...

4 Easy Tips on How to Build a Great Coin Collection

By Legend Numismatics ......   Legend Numismatics has built more of the FINEST KNOWN Coin Collections of true classic US coins than any dealer active today....

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 US Gold Coins – So You’ve Decided to Collect Type...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   In 1866, the motto IN GOD WE TRUST was added to the reverse of the double...

How to Sell Your Coins and Work With Coin Dealers

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   There is little doubt that, along with the U.S. Mint, coin dealers are probably the most frequently criticized players...

How to Get Started Collecting Early US Gold Coins

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   To my way of thinking, early gold coins (i.e., those struck prior to 1834) and among...

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...

Stick With The Keys… Coin Collecting Strategies and Key Date Coins

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   When I was a kid just beginning to get serious about coins, an older local dealer made a comment...