The Coin Analyst: Kennedy Half Dollar 50th Anniversary Silver Set Mintage...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek... For collectors of modern U.S. coins this has been an exciting year that has been dominated by the release of...

Spotlight on So-Called Dollars

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   What is a So-Called Dollar? It is said that New York coin dealer Thomas Elder first coined...

First Read: FAO Coins International Catalog (English Edition 2013)

First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature... Review by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek... ...

The Coin Analyst: Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Prices Move...

The Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Program continues to perform well in the secondary market. Will this trend continue? By Louis Golino for CoinWeek Modern commemorative...

Classic US Coins – Is the Vintage Commemorative Coin Market Sunk?

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #380 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Vintage silver commemorative...

Tuvalu and the Perth Mint: World Coins From an Island Nation

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   At first glance, it seems strange that a country like Tuvalu issues world-class commemorative and bullion coins....

Coin Collecting Strategies – What Coin Series Have the Best Value...

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation…. Some of the best coin values today are in the overlooked issues such as gold commemoratives. Look for...

African-Americans on US Coins: Modern Commemoratives (Part 2)

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Link to Part One Twenty-eight years passed between the last Carver Washington half dollar and the George...

Their Market is Dead: “Early” Commemorative Silver Half Dollars Can Now...

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFrarecoins.com In my last column I wrote about “early” United States Mint commemorative coins struck between 1892 and...

Commemorative Coin Stories: 1982 George Washington Half Dollar

By David Provost for CoinWeek..... Author's note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser known information about the US commemorative coins series...

The Coin Analyst: Baseball Hall of Fame Signature Labels

Third party grading services offer real and replica signature inserts for 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame Coins. Do they add lasting value? By Louis Golino for CoinWeek..... One...

The Coin Analyst: ANA’s Rod Gillis Asks Members to Support World...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek The U.S. Mint has issued many commemorative coins over the year that have military themes on them. In the past year,...

The Coin Analyst: Time to Cool the Rhetoric on the Mint’s...

Commentary By Louis Golino for CoinWeek In a recent online comment Numismatic News editor David Harper suggested that it was time to “dial down the...

The Coin Analyst: New Mint Survey on JFK Commemorative Coins Includes...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the John F. Kennedy half dollar, and the Mint has plans to issue...

Booker T. on the Tarmac: A Story About First Coinvestors

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ..... Anthony Swiatek and Walter Breen’s The Encyclopedia of United States Silver & Gold Commemorative Coins: 1892-1954 has always...

Commemorative Stories: The 1892-93 Columbian Half Dollars

By David Provost for CoinWeek..... Author's note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser known information about the US commemorative coins series...

The Coin Analyst: 2014 Baseball Commemorative Coins Market Q & A

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ........... 1. How much are the 2014 Baseball Commemorative Coins graded at the Baltimore Whitman Expo last week selling for?...

The Coin Analyst: 2011 World Coins of the Year

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   This article discusses world coins from 2011 that I believe are the best of the year either because they are...

Commemorative Stories: The 1900 Lafayette Dollar Coin – Part I

  by David Provost for CoinWeek.... Author’s Note: This installment of the Lafayette dollar story presents how the coin came to be; the conclusion (Part II)...

The 2011 Army Half Dollar Reconsidered

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek The 2011 U.S. Army half dollar has been selling for a significant premium in 2012, despite the...

The Coin Analyst: The Growing Popularity of Cup-Shaped Coins

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek.... What is it about curved, or cup-shaped coins, that appeals so much to collectors? Various world mints have increasingly explored...

The Highly Collectible & History Packed Gold Commemorative Coin Series

By Kathleen Duncan of Pinnacle Rarities ......   The Gold Classic Commemorative series is an easily obtainable collection, containing only 11 issues, not including the exceptionally...

Commemorative Stories: The 1900 Lafayette Dollar – Part II

By David Provost for CoinWeek.... If you haven't done so already, be sure to check out Part I of the Lafayette Dollar story by clicking...

The Coin Analyst: The U.S. Mint’s Spring 2012 Coin Program

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek In the past couple of weeks the U.S. Mint has finally started to put some bones on its upcoming product...

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part I

By David Provost for CoinWeek….. Author’s note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser known information about the US commemorative coins series derived from...

The Commemorative Coins of the 112th Congress

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker  for CoinWeek  ……. With so many important issues facing the country, it’s almost a tad impolitic to analyze and...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Update

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek   The U.S. Mint Comments on the Matter of Baseball Hall of Fame Coin Shipping Delays   LG- “As best I can tell orders placed...

The Coin Analyst: Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Launch a...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   March 27, when sales of the 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame commemorative coin series began, will be remembered as an exciting but...

Canada’s Nature, Culture and History Boldly Displayed on Royal Canadian Mint’s...

New gold and silver coins echo Boreal Forest, Wood Bison, Orca and Peregrine Falcon commemorative circulation coin program unveiled in October 2011; other collectibles...

The Royal Mint Launches World War I UK Coin Series

The Royal Mint’s World War I Coin Series commemorates the First World War, and the journey from outbreak to armistice... As the world prepares to...