When My Saint Came Marching in: One Collector’s Pursuit & Tips...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   I recently bought a circulated 1910 Saint-Gaudens $20 double eagle gold coin, and it only took 23 years. Big whoop?...

Considerations for Investing In Rare Coins

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com Prices of rare coins appreciate because new money enters the rare coin market vying for their limited supply....

What Do “Original” Early US Gold Coins Look Like?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The term “original” is used and misused frequently by collectors and dealers alike. As a dealer...

Happy Holidays, and How I got my start in this...

By Jim Bisognani - NGC Weekly Market Report ....... Numismatists are a hardy lot. Once we have found a series or type of coin that...

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...

Q. David Bowers – Being a Successful Coin Investor

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers ....   ​In the 1970s and '80s I used to teach the "All About Coins" class at the American...

Jeff Garrett: The Rising Gold Tide

As gold's price shows strength, will it spark a wider interest in coins?   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Then I began my career in...

Unintentional Ways Collectors Damage Coins – And How to Stop!

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   Most coin collectors know the major deadly sin regarding the handling of coins: don’t clean them! Yet a variety...

A Kid’s Guide to Collecting Coins Now Available

IOLA, Wis. (Oct. 17, 2011) -- Krause Publications, a leading producer of books, magazines, websites and events for the coin and...

Classic Gold US Coins – The “With Motto” New Orleans Eagle...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Collectors who like completable themed sets don’t have a ton of options if they're on a budget....

One size fits all pricing approach doesn’t always work with Morgan...

By Steve Roach - http://www.steveroachonline.com First published in the March 7, 2011, Special Edition of Coin World The Morgan dollar is widely traded at all levels,...

Buying Rare Coins: Numismatics and Credit

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) .....   The use of credit for numismatic purposes is not a bad thing, but must be used...

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...

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 Report and Trading Insights

Harry Miller President, Millers Mint and Numismatic Commentator David Lisot, Interviewer Harry Miller writes columns for several coin publications. He gives an overview of the coin market...

New Market Trends Emerge from Changes in Coin Grading

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek - MFrarecoins.com The coin market is at the leading edge of an emerging trend in coin grading and coin pricing....

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...

Markowitz: Five Things You Need to Start Collecting Ancient Coins –...

Ancient Coins might seem like a daunting area of numismatics to focus on for beginners. "Not so," says CoinWeek Ancient Coin Expert Mike Markowitz. In...

Coin Values: Pricing Problem Coins !

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. I’ve discussed many times the process in which how nice coins are assigned price levels. But how are...

How to Start a Coin Collection

Coin collecting offers many opportunities, and with patience you will probably find a series or issue that will be exciting and profitable to collect By...

CoinWeek Podcast #71: Early Coppers to Buy… and to Avoid...

CoinWeek  Podcast #71: Early Coppers to Buy... and to Avoid Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the...

CoinWeek Podcast #108: Coin Submission Success Strategies

 CoinWeek Podcast #108: Coin Submission Success Strategies Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. If you’re anything...

2011 Heat Index: What’s Hot and What’s Not in the Coin...

By Doug Winter - Raregoldcoins.com A CoinWeek Content Partner A popular feature of the www.raregoldcoins.com blog is the “what’s hot and what’s not” article that I...

Legend Numismatics: Hot Topics – Smart People Can Do Dumb Things

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics .......   Journal entries from the founder of Legend Numismatics, Laura Sperber, help you stay current with the real happenings...

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...

U.S. Coin Patterns for Less than $5,000 Each, Pt. 1: Donut...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #338 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Though not coins, patterns...

How To Succesfully Negotiate a Coin Trade With Your Coin Dealer

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   You see a $25,000 coin in a dealer’s inventory and you really want it. The problem is...

The NFL GM’s Theory of Coin Buying

By Doug Winter  for RareGoldCoins.com Is it possible that a strategy used by the General Manager of your favorite National Football League team can...

How to Buy Rare Coins on eBay Auctions

by Ross W. Bailey, From The E-Gobrecht The Electronic Newsletter of the LIBERTY SEATED COLLECTORS CLUB This article distills the lessons gleaned from my ten years...

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...