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...

So You’ve Decided to Collect Early American Gold Coins…

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The term “Early American Gold Coins” generally refers to the quarter eagles, half eagles and eagles produced...

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,...

Beyond Plastic: It’s What’s Inside (the Holder) That Counts

By Bruce Smith, Senior Portfolio Director and Numismatic Writer – Blanchard and Company....   There was a time when collectors in the market simply bought a...

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...

Coin Collecting – How Long Should You Hold Your Collection?

Being in a rush when buying or selling coins will lead to poor results. One of the most frequently asked questions I receive from collectors...

Circulated Liberty Head Double Eagles ($20 Gold Coins), Type 2

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #391 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Liberty Head double eagles...

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...

Overall and Comparative Rarity Analysis of Dahlonega Gold Coinage

By Doug Winter - RareDateGold.com Using the revised population estimates in the third edition of my book, it is possible to make some interesting observations...

Classic U.S. Coins for Less than $500 Each: Three Cent Nickels

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #281 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds.... Three Cent Nickels were minted...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Generic Gold Coins Fall to Historic Lows

If you're not picky, it's a great time to look at century-old US Generic Gold coins By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   In...

In Coin Collecting, Numismatic Knowledge is Power

Numismatic Knowledge - Know what you want to acquire, and then keep an eye out for the right price! By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty...

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...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Assembling Sets of Silver Coins, part...

News and Analysis on scarce coins, markets, and the collecting community #80 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Here are facts and ideas for beginning and...

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...

Modern Coins – A Beginner’s Guide to Collecting Chinese Silver Panda...

2013 Chinese Silver Panda By Peter Anthony - Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .......   A look at how others collect Chinese Panda coins may help you get your...

Coin Collecting Strategies: Cherry Picking

Nearly every series offers something for the cherry picking specialist   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   There are few things in coin collecting...

Collecting Strategies – How Liquid Is Your Coin Collection?

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Off the top of your head, can you say how much your collection is worth and Do...

Young Numismatists at the Long Beach Coin Expo

Tyler and Ryan Warren, Young Numismatists Interviewer: David Lisot Coin collectors can be almost any age. The fact is there are not that many young...

Ok, I admit it. I was wrong or: Teach a man...

By Charles Morgan with Hubert Walker If you’re like me and participate in an online collecting forum, you’ve no doubt come across threads where “newbies”...

Jeff Garrett: Rediscover Ancient Coinage

Make amazing historical connections by holding coins that were part of the cogs of commerce millennia ago By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC)...

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...

Counterfeit Protection: 1881-S Morgan Dollar

From the NGC by Max Spiegel, Numismatic Researcher on 5/15/2012 Raised areas and the incorrrect shape of the mintmark identify this 1881-S Morgan as a counterfeit. The 1881-S...

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...

Modern US Coins: Collecting the Ultimate 1981 Mint Set

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   1981 marked the beginning of the Reagan administration and the seeming end of the coin Wilmington,...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: U.S. coins for less than $500...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #171 ….. As stated at the...

Evaluating Safe Preservation Methods for Proof Coins

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   For as long as there have been proof coins, there have been collectors trying to preserve them. Proof coins,...

CoinWeek Podcast #61: I’m in a Collecting Rut – Audio

CoinWeek Podcast #61: I'm in a Collecting Rut Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on...

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...

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...