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....

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.”...

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...

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...

Five Modern Coins You Should Be Looking for Right Now

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Has the holiday season sapped your coin budget? We know how that goes. But despair not!...

Lincoln Cent Roll Searching: What I Found in a $25 Box...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com .....   Searching through $25 worth of penny rolls is like going on a treasure hunt right from the comfort of...

Jeff Garrett: Myths About Coin Collecting

Useful facts and helpful tips for new coin collectors By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   One complaint that I sometimes receive about my...

What Do I Do With This Crap? 11 Ways to Handle...

By David Schwager for CoinWeek .....   Visits to my coin dealer friend's home office are some of my favorite moments in the hobby. But recently,...

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...

Jeff Garrett: Who Are the Best Sources of Rare Coins and...

Dealers' operations have gotten bigger and are moving online, but personal connections remain important   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Other than plucking...

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...

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...

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...

How NOT to Assemble a Great Coin Collection

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   While looking through thousands and thousands of coins at a recent major coin show sale, I...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Collecting US Gold Coins by Year

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com highlights US gold Coins ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I’m not sure if it’s a trend or not but in the last...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

How to Store Your Coins

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr.   Now that you own some nifty coins, how will you keep them safe and store them? In our previous installment we...

The Numismatic Versus: Comparing Coin Collecting Methods

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Cats versus dogs. Coke versus Pepsi. Good versus evil. You get my point: two camps competing...

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...

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...

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...