What Your Coin’s Grade Says About You as a Collector

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   Forrest Gump, the namesake protagonist of the 1994 hit drama Forrest Gump, remarks, “My mama always said you can...

Tips for Buyers of Ancient Coins

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

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...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Commentary on Liberty Seated Dimes in...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #140 ….. On Thursday, Nov. 15,...

The 36 Major US Gold Coin Types: A Collector’s Guide

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   Between 1795 and 1933 a total of 36 major gold types were issued for circulation. In my May 2017...

Seated Liberty Quarters – Forgotten 1858-S Are Extreme Condition Rarities in...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #302 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

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”...

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....

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...

Security Questions for Coin Collectors at Home and at a Convention....

Don Rinkor, Don Rinkor Rare Coins Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com......... Safety is a major concern for both coin dealers and collectors. Knowing what to do at a...

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 Collecting: Do We Still Have a $20 Hobby ?

By Mark Benvenuto (updated 10-2011) If you are like many collectors, you may have spent a bit of time wondering just where our hobby...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Super Premiums for Common Silver Dollars...

News and Analysis on scarce coins, coin markets, and coin collecting #45 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds In the recent auction in Sacramento, two 1881-S...

The Morgan Dollar vs. the American Silver Eagle, Part 2

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   Last week, it was tech specs and design. This week, I wanted to talk about the Morgan...

Why You Should Keep an Inventory

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr.....   Do you know exactly what you have in your coin collection at this very moment? If your collection were stolen today would...

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...

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

News and Analysis of scarce coins,  markets, and the collecting community #78 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds The topic here is ideas for beginning and...

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...

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...

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...

Daniel Frank Sedwick’s The Cob Report – Treasure Auction Wrap-Up, Tips...

By Cori Sedwick Downing - Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   I’m finally able to take a breather from post-auction duties of packing and shipping to...

Building a World Class Numismatic Gold Coin Collection: The Josiah K....

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6...