Numismatic Books – Kolbe & Fanning February 2017 Fixed Price Catalogue

Kolbe & Fanning are pleased to announce the availability of their February 2017 catalogue, featuring works on ancient, medieval and modern topics, the 36-lot...

Gender Politics and the Austrian Mint’s 2015 Life Ball Medal feat....

Special Commentary by CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan....   2015 marks the 23rd year of the Life Ball, a fundraising event held each year in Vienna, Austria....

World Coin and Currency Collecting eBooks from Krause Publications

IOLA, Wis. (June 7, 2012) -- Krause Publications, a leading producer of books, magazines, online products and events, is currently offering a variety of...

Eight Ways to Spend Collectible Coins

By David Schwager for CoinWeek .....   Roll searchers (collectors who obtain coins in bulk from banks and look through them for interesting or valuable pieces)...

2016 Coin and Chronicles Set – Ronald Reagan on Sale October...

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2016 Coin and Chronicles Set - Ronald Reagan (product code 16PA) beginning on October 11...

Finest Certified 1860-O Liberty Double Eagle in Heritage Summer FUN Signature...

After the San Francisco Mint opened in 1854, most of the bullion from the California gold fields went to that facility for coinage and...

Comments About 1715 Fleet Conference Symposium. VIDEO: 2:56.

With Richard Beleson, David Crooks, John Putrow, Linda Ullian Schmid, and Gay Withers. Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com...... More then 100 people attended the banquet for the...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 3, 2017: Bitcoin Bound and the...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 3, 2017:  Brain Food 1.) The Ideal Auction Preston McAfee, Chief Economist at Microsoft, explains the different kinds of auctions,...

Stack’s Bowers to Auction 1792 Half Disme at Chicago ANA August...

Vicken Yegparian, Numismatist, Stack's Bowers Auctions Interviewer: David Lisot..... More great coin rarities are being sold at auction. Vicken Yegparian describes a 1792 half disme graded MS64...

Brazil Gold Tied for Finest Known Certified World Coin in Stack’s...

By Kyle Ponterio - Senior Numismatist & Cataloguer, Stack's Bowers ......   As summer approaches, anticipation is rapidly building for our official American Numismatic Association (ANA)...

100th Anniversary National Park Service Commemorative Coins Now Available

Potential for millions of dollars in national park support By National Park Foundation ......   The National Park Foundation, the National Park Service, and the United States...

CoinWeek IQ: A Breakdown of Flowing Hair Large Cents

By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   The Flowing Hair cent of 1793, along with the half cent, were the first coins mass-produced by the United...

Million Dollar Coins, Part 1: 1792 Patterns

The First American Cent - Bushnell-Parmelee-Jenks-Col. Green 1792 Birch Cent - Choice AU-58 (PCGS) A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets,...

1792 George Washington Gold Piece Makes 1st Public Appearance Since 1890

Elite collector Eric P. Newman’s favorite coin, now bound for Heritage Auctions’ ANA Platinum Night Auction with all net proceeds donated to charity A one-of-a-kind...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Only Known Proof B-4 1820...

Before the Mint began their program of commercial proof offerings in 1858, no records were kept of how many proof coins were made during...

Numismatic Quick Hits: 1804 Dollar Presentation + Mt.Gox No More +...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   CoinWeek Gets Exclusive Rights to Film 1804 Dollar Presentation As reported last week, author and researcher Mark Ferguson will...

Ancient Coin Profile – Pompeia’s Pick: A Jewish War Shekel of...

By Lorie Ann Hambly for Heritage Auctions ......   One of the most important coins in this year's Platinum Night offering is also one of the...

Book on French Bank Notes Used in the Netherlands. VIDEO: 3:04

Nico Verhoef, Co-Author Interviewer: David Lisot...... After the French Revolution in 1789 the army of France went to the Netherlands where they issued a series of...

Highlights of Künker GmbH eLive Auction 37

By Künker GmbH & Company....   Dear bidders and coin enthusiasts, Our upcoming eLive Auction 37 is available for viewing online now. Please go to eLive-Auction.de and...

Counterfeits and coin doctoring: Two threats to long-term rare coin market

By Steve Roach First published in the Feb. 13, 2012, issue of Coin World The problems of counterfeit coins and “coin doctoring” are two issues...

U.S. Mint Launches Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge Quarter – Video:...

Officials from the United States Mint and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today celebrated the launch of the America the Beautiful Quarters Program...

US Coins – What’s up with the 1969 Quarter? The Key...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker ..... Walter Breen doesn’t mention it, and in A Guide Book of Washington and State Quarters (Whitman, 2006), Q....

Reselling Newman: eBay and the Eric P. Newman Coin Collection

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   It’s inevitable that much of the highly publicized Newman collection will find its way back into the...

World Gold Coins – Incredible Albanian Prova 100 Franga Ari

ALBANIA. 100 Franga Ari, 1927-R. President Amet Zogu (1926-28) By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ..... This week’s preview for the Stack’s Bowers Galleries...

Holabird-Kagin to offer “The Cowboys, Cameras and Coins Auction”

This August  23 & 24, Holabird-Kagin Americana will hold  its Cowboys, Cameras and Coins Auction will feature a large selection of saloon items, including...

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

By David Provost for CoinWeek.com.... Previous installments of this article can be found here. The Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs took up the...

Royal Canadian Mint’s Newest Collector Coins Open Many New Windows on...

Ottawa, Ontario – Canadians have countless ways to define their identity; from proud historical moments to fond memories of outdoor life. All of these...

Coin Collecting – What Is ‘Numismatics’?

By Ron Drzewucki - www.moderncoinwholesale.com ....   If you’re new to the hobby or just starting to get serious about coin collecting, some of the lingo...

Coins of The Anglo-Saxons

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz....   Britain after the Romans IN THE YEAR 410 C.E., the Western Roman Emperor Honorius replied to the city magistrates...

Classic US Coins – A Design Analysis of the 1964 Morgan...

By Leroy Van Allen, Special for CoinWeek .....   In November, Charles Morgan, Editor of CoinWeek, sent me an e-mail with three overall photographs of the...