Coin Collecting Tips – Advice for beginning collectors of U.S. coins

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #22 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds ........   There will not be a...

ANA Offering Counterfeit Detection Course at January FUN Show

By CoinWeek News Staff....   The American Numismatic Association (ANA) School of Numismatics will be offering a two-day course on detecting counterfeit and altered coins January...

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

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #154 ….. This is the second...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 6, 2018: Twit on Bitcoin, Fake...

Coinweek News Wire for April 6, 2018 ....   Current Events 1.) Filipinos Not Happy With New Coin Designs Even with this breakdown, it’s obvious that it’s not going to...

Modern US Coins – 2016 America the Beautiful Theodore Roosevelt National...

Description: The America the Beautiful Quarters Program debuted on the heels of the 50 State Quarters Program and its adjunct District of Columbia and Territories program. Authorized...

Ancient Coinage – Book Review: When the Dragon Wore the Crown

Book Review by:  Wayne G. Sayles ........... Collectors and students of ancient coinage can hardly escape visual and epigraphical connections to mythology and astrology that...

Congressional Inaction, Not Inflation, Is to Blame for the Diminishing Role...

By Charles Morgan with Hubert Walker Coinweek Contributor On February 21, 1857, the United States Congress passed An Act relating to Foreign Coins and to the...

Collecting Classic Gold Commemorative Coinage (1903-1926)

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   This is a great time to collect one of the most interesting and attractive United States...

Breaking News: ModernCoinMart Sold to Asset Marketing Services

A CoinWeek Breaking News Report... Surprise Sale Shakes Up Modern Coin Marketplace... On May 3, 2015, CoinWeek received word that the Lakewood Ranch, Florida-based company ModernCoinMart was...

American Legion 100th Anniversary 2019 Proof Silver Dollar and Medal Set...

The United States Mint released the 2019 American Legion 100th Anniversary Proof Silver Dollar and American Veterans Silver Medal Set (product code 19CQ) on...

Money of the World: Coins That Made History

By Ira Goldberg and Larry Goldberg Money of the World: Coins That Made History illustrates how many coins were shaped by the development of Western...

Modern US Coins – Congress Proposes John Kennedy, World War 2...

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   As a coin collector, one may almost be forgiven for believing that Congress was frittering away its time this past...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Rotated Double Struck 1904...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   Major mint errors on U.S. gold coins are extremely rare. And of these, there are only a...

U.S. Mint News: Bess Truman Gold First Spouse Coin Design

Michael White from the United States Mint's Office of Corporate Communications forwarded to CoinWeek the following design candidates for the Bess Truman First Spouse...

United States 1982 Lincoln Cent

Description: 1982 was a landmark year for the United States one-cent coin, as the metallic composition of the coin was changed from bronze to copper-plated...

Stack’s-Bowers to Display Cardinal Collection’s Finest Known 1792 Half Disme

A classic early American rarity, the rainbow-toned 1792 half disme, graded NGC MS-68, will be exhibited during the first two days of the Long...

Former Mint Director Edmund C. Moy to Autograph NGC Labels Under...

By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ....   Exclusive Agreement has former Mint Director Edmund C. Moy now signing labels for NGC Edmund C. Moy, the 38th Director of...

NGC Certifies Impressive Waterbird Collection of Rare British Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified the Waterbird Collection, an impressive array of rare British coins spanning almost six centuries. The coins range from...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Announced New National Banknote Variety

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is excited to announce the recent discovery of a note which will add a new catalog number to the next edition...

NGC-Certified Lesher Dollar Set on Display at ANA Show in Denver

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified the Henderson-Marchase Collection, the most complete set of Lesher “Referendum Dollars”, which will go on display at the...

NGC Certifies Rare Standing Liberty Quarter Pattern

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an extremely rare pattern 1916 Standing Liberty Quarter. Graded NGC PF 61, it is believed to be only...

U.S. Mint Launches Public Design Competition for Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative...

Winning artist to depict fight against breast cancer on America’s first “pink gold” coins The United States Mint is pleased to announce a call for...

Mexico 1921 Aztec Sunstone 20 Peso Gold Coin

Description: At the turn of the 20th century, Mexico adopted the gold standard and issued new coin denominations. Five-peso and 10-peso gold coins were introduced...

Detectorists Find Medieval Coin Hoard of King Edward Silver, Gold Nobles

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Earlier this month, a coin hoard dating to the late 13th and early 14th centuries was uncovered by a...

Special NGC Label and Designation for Apollo 11 Anniversary Week

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is offering a special label and designation that is available exclusively for 2019 Apollo 11-themed coins received during the anniversary...

Baldwin’s Auction 71 Announced

Baldwin’s auction 71, the second of two official Coinex auctions, contains an array of high quality, interesting pieces from the Indian, Ancient and Islamic...

Blue Ridge Parkway Quarter 3-Coin Set Available Today

By CoinWeek News Staff....   It's been quite the week for new releases from the U.S. Mint. First, the 2015 Jacqueline Kennedy First Spouse Series One-Half Ounce...

Dutch Coin with an American Twist: Centennial of the Peace Palace...

By Coin & Currency Institute....   Dutch Institution Was Built 100 Years Ago with Donation by U.S. Industrialist Andrew Carnegie The Hague, seat of government in the...

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...

Legend Rare Coin Market Report – What Happened to April?

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   WOW, how time flew. The only good thing about April, we saw a glimmer of activity at Central...