Public and Private in Coin Production

By David Yoon for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   There is a commonly encountered conventional distinction between coins and tokens such that coins are produced...

Coin Photography: A Photo is Worth 1,000 Words (Except When It’s...

A revisited guest blog on Coin Photography from Jenna Van Valen, photographer at DWN. We’ve all heard the numismatic mantra, “Buy the coin, not the...

You Need THESE Books to Appraise Your Coin Collection

By Christopher Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   People reach out to CoinWeek daily to ask for advice about selling coin collections. After inheriting a collection, or finding...

Tyler Rossi: Ten Coins I’d Love to Own

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   As an avid numismatist, I tend to be attracted to coins that tell a story. While I of course...

Uncirculated Ancient Silver Coins for Under $1,000

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   As a collector, you have many different options when deciding on your collecting strategy. And while everyone starts in...

Questions and Answers About Coin Collecting Basics

By David Hendin for CoinWeek .....   Dear David (from Bill K.): How do I properly display my coins in a home or school? Are there...

The Peace Dollar (1921-1935): A Date by Date Analysis

The Peace Dollar by Dan Duncan - Pinnacle Rarities ......   2021 is the centennial of one of American numismatics' most popular series – the Peace...

Collecting $2 Bills Dated From 1862 to the Present

The $2 bill has never been very widely accepted by the American public, nor as widely collected as other denominations   By Bullion Shark LLC ......   When...

CoinWeek Podcast #152: Completing a DANSCO 7070

 CoinWeek Podcast #152: Completing a DANSCO 7070 Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on...

Coin Collecting Strategies: 7 Ways to Improve Your Coin Collection

Ways to Improve Your Coin Collection by Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com   CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Someone recently asked me a question that I thought was interesting...

From Valuable to Worthless and Back Again: Pre-1950 Chinese Currency, Part...

Collecting Rare Pre-1950 Chinese Currency by Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   Link to Part I After the Qing dynasty was overthrown in the 1911-12...

The Curious Case of the 1855-C Gold Dollar

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   I can’t think of a single branch mint gold coin that has performed as poorly from a...

Canadian Nickel Dollars

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   1968 $1 Voyageur (Regular Strike) PCGS MS67 Canadian Dollars are large, highly collectible coins that have been popular with collectors...

CoinWeek Podcast #151: Collecting Modern U.S. Coins From Change

CoinWeek Podcast #151: Collecting Modern U.S. Coins From Change Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to...

Jeff Garrett: Coin Market Poised for Success

What if social media and internet groups turned their attention to our hobby en masse?   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The financial...

14 Undervalued Classic Gold Coins From the Philadelphia Mint

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Liberty Head gold coins from the Philadelphia Mint were struck from 1838 through 1908 in six different...

How Cellphone Photos Took Over the Coin Market in 2020

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Beginning about three or four years ago, I noticed an ever-increasing amount of my business involved cellphone...

Jeff Garrett: Collecting Details-Graded Coins

Details grading offers benefits such as ensuring authenticity and salability, in addition to presenting an affordable path to set completion   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic...

Modern Coin Rarities Explained – The 1975 “No S” Roosevelt Dime

By CoinWeek .....   A common question we receive from CoinWeek readers relates to the modern rarity 1975 "No S" Roosevelt dime. With only two examples...

What are the “Keys” to the Clad Roosevelt Dime Series?

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Eight years ago, we took a deep dive into the clad years of the Roosevelt dime...

From Valuable to Worthless and Back Again: Pre-1950 Chinese Currency

By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   The year 1949 saw the culmination of the long, bloody Chinese civil war that had begun in...

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 difficulty...

So You’ve Decided to Collect Classic Head Half Eagle Gold Coins…

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   As a companion piece to the Sunnyvale Collection of Classic Head half eagles that they offered for...

Tips for Buyers of Ancient Coins

By Wayne Sayles .....   Some Ancient Coin Collectors Guild (ACCG) members have asked what they can do to assure that the purchases they make are...

Jeff Garrett: Coins and Credit

Be wary of using credit in numismatic purchases   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Last week, Heritage Auctions offered the Maurice Storck Collection...

The Coin Analyst: American Silver and Gold Eagles – A Collector’s...

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   Even if you are new to collecting coins, you most likely have already heard about and seen American...

Choice Uncirculated Rolls of Early Lincoln Cents Beginning to Stir

By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   The 1963-64 period witnessed a price explosion for uncirculated rolls of U.S. coins that has yet to...

Things to Remember About Rare Coin Auctions

Coin Auctions by Jeff Garrett from the NGC Weekly Market Report ......   Jeff Garrett shares his knowledge and expertise regarding bidding at rare coin auctions...

Building a 1956 Mint Set of US Coins: As Complex as...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Six years ago, we took an in-depth look at what it would take to build a...

A Seven-Mint Liberty Head Half Eagle Set on Steroids

Half Eagle Collecting by Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   I’ve written before on collecting a seven-mint set of Liberty Head half eagles. In...