Half Eagles of the Reconstruction: Philadelphia

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   The $5 gold half eagles struck at the Philadelphia Mint from 1866 through 1877 include a number...

Limited Edition MDM Blue Marble Coin Attracts High Bids

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   Two limited-edition spherical silver $5 coins with blue enamel depicting the Earth struck for Barbados by Münzen und Prägungen...

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in March 2021

In addition to faring well in internet sales during the month of March, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in a live auction in...

Five Brief Takes: Carson City Half Eagles

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   This is the third installment of a new feature (the first two can be found here and...

Understanding Lincoln Wheat Cents: Issues Worth $1 or Less

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   Lincoln Wheat cents turn up in pocket change, the effects of loved ones, and in rolls of cents tucked...

Jeff Garrett: Cryptocurrency, Non-Fungible Tokens and the Rare Coin Market

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   For several years now, I have joked that people know so little about Bitcoin that they...

The 10 Most Valuable 20th-Century US Half Dollars

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   During the 20th century, the United States Mint issued a variety of different types of half dollars, including the final...

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in February 2021

In addition to faring well in internet sales, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in live auctions in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and Dallas....

1933 Double Eagle to be Auctioned by Sotheby’s

By Christopher Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   Well, CoinWeek's recently-published 1933 Saint-Gaudens $20 double eagle story will need an update now that the New York Times...

The Coin Analyst: From Una and the Lion to the Three...

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   The February 22 launch and instant sell-out of The Royal Mint’s Three Graces silver and gold coins underscores...

The Curious Case of the 1855-C Gold Dollar

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   I can’t think of a single branch mint gold coin that has performed as poorly from a...

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in January 2021

In addition to performing well in public internet sales, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in a live auction in Dallas during the month...

Last Mercanti Proof American Silver Eagles Sell Out Within Minutes

By CoinWeek News Staff ..... The last Proof American Silver Eagles bearing John Mercanti’s Heraldic Eagle design reached “currently unavailable” status within minutes of their...

The GameStop War Spreads to Silver

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   As Gen X'ers, we have found certain aspects of media coverage concerning r/wallstreetbets' massive pantsing of...

Jeff Garrett: Coin Market Poised for Success

What if social media and internet groups turned their attention to our hobby en masse?   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The financial...

CoinWeek Podcast #149: Collecting Coins with Bulfinch and Rossi

CoinWeek Podcast #149: Collecting Coins with Bulfinch and Rossi Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to...

NGC and PMG World Price Guides Licensed by Active Interest Media

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) and Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) have entered into a license agreement with Active Interest Media. The Standard Catalog of World Coins and the Standard...

How Cellphone Photos Took Over the Coin Market in 2020

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Beginning about three or four years ago, I noticed an ever-increasing amount of my business involved cellphone...

Jim Bisognani: It’s Time for My 10th Annual NGC Year in...

In the second half of the year-end roundup, collectors and dealers consider how the coin market is affected by increased internet browsing, decreased face-to-face...

Q. David Bowers: Cycles of the US Rare Coin Market 1900...

Rare Coin Market Observations by Q. David Bowers for CoinWeek .....   When one thinks of boom and bust cycles, the word "investment" usually comes to...

Classic US Gold Coins: What’s Hot and What’s Not – 2021...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   With a few exceptions, I’ve written a “hot/not” article at the end of the year for the...

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in December 2020

In addition to performing well in public internet sales, CAC-approved certified coins outperformed other certified coins in live auctions in Newport Beach, California, and...

The Coin Analyst: The Best Performing Modern Coins of 2020

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   The fifth annual Coin Analyst review of modern coins that performed best among those issued in 2020 includes...

Jim Bisognani: It’s Time for My 10th Annual NGC Year in...

As the year comes to a close, coin collectors and dealers reflect on the unprecedented year and what 2021 holds for the rapidly changing...

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in November 2020

In addition to performing well in public internet sales, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in live auctions in Newport Beach, California; Dallas, Texas;...

Eisenhower Dollars: History, Values and Scarce Coins

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Eisenhower dollars, issued from 1971 to 1978, were the first dollar coins issued since the Peace dollar series ended in...

1998: The Last of the Heraldic Eagle Washington Quarters

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The inaugural release of the first 50 State Quarters in 1999 meant big changes were coming to the Washington...

Jim Bisognani: ‘V75’ End of World War II Gold, Silver Coins...

The Silver and Gold Eagles celebrating the end of World War II are soaring to lofty heights   By Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market Report...

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in October 2020

During October, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in live auctions in Las Vegas and Dallas in addition to public internet sales. Here are...

The 2001 Vermont Quarter: Maples & Mountains

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The 2001 Vermont Quarter was the 14th issue in the long-running and popular 50 State Quarters program that launched...