Rare 170-Year-Old McAuslane Token at Toronto Coin Expo

By Geoffrey Bell Auctions and Toronto Coin Expo....   Hundreds of pieces of Canadian history are ready to be auctioned off starting May 28, 2015 at...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 16, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 16, 2016 Current Events 1.) The reasons Saudi Arabia stopped issuing paper riyals "The number of one Riyal banknotes constitutes half...

Nobel Prize Medal of Man Who Cured Anemia to Be Sold

By Bonhams....   Nobel Prize medal awarded to George Minot, with diploma and other related materials The Nobel Prize medal awarded to George Minot in 1934 for...

1860 Five Dollar Pattern on a Ten Dollar Planchet, the Only...

Gold patterns are always fascinating, and Heritage's 2012 August 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction in Philadelphia contains an intriguing exampleof one such experimental piece....

CoinWeek Stream: FAO Medals – An Interesting Modern-Era Collecting Area

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   One of the interesting sidestreets in numismatics that I have found myself fascinated by is one filled with hundreds...

Teutenberg: A master engraver and his work in medals and tokens

By John C.M Cresswell and James B Duncan Published by the Numismatic Society of Auckland Inc. 2007 Over 178 pages Limited edition of 200...

1880 $4 Coiled Hair Stella Tops Heritage CSNS Auction at $1.821...

1880 $4 Coiled Hair, Judd-1660, Pollock-1860, Low R.7, PR67 NGC. CAC From the Heritage Sale 2015 April 22 - 26 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction...

Shanghai Mint Strikes Gold, Silver Medals for NGC 30th Anniversary

The medals celebrate NGC's expertise, global reach and commitment to impartiality The Shanghai Mint, one of the official mints of the People’s Republic of China,...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation – Extremely Rare “Details” Norwegian Coin Sells for...

An extremely rare 1666 Frederik III 3 Speciedaler certified by NGC tops Heritage Auctions' world sale in Chicago. A 17th-century Norwegian coin graded by Numismatic...

1921 – A Collector’s Paradise

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation... Memories of collecting a complete 1921 coin set In my previous article, I touched on several worthy series and...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Incredible 1794 Silver Dollar to be...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #149 ......   On Thursday, January 24,...

A Guide Book of the Official Red Book of United States...

The Guide Book of the Official Red Book of United States Coins offers a history of coin price guides, leading up to the best-selling...

Ancient Coins: The Complete Coinage of Septimius Severus, a new eBook...

Ancient Coins: The Roman Empire was the keystone of modern Western civilization. Language, religion, the arts and sciences, law and many other fields have...

What are Proof Coins Anyway?

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation....   Two of the most basic terms that anyone new to numismatics needs to understand are Business Strike and...

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...

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,...

South African Reserve Bank Announces that Some 2011 Proof Gold Krugerrands...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek On Tuesday, April 24 a spokesman for the South African Reserve Bank, Hlengani Mathebula, e-mailed a statement to the Associated...

ANA Seeks Donations of Morgan Silver Dollars

Coins of all grades sought for new educational initiative Morgan silver dollar collectors can help ensure that this magnificent coin series is forever preserved for...

New or Used? Whether to Buy Coins on the Primary or...

By David Schwager for CoinWeek.... Do you buy your coins new or used? That might seem like a strange question, but it’s a question many...

Kolbe & Fanning New York Numismatic Book Auction a Huge Success

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers held their annual New York Numismatic Book Auction on Saturday, January 11 in conjunction with the 2014 New York...

Classic US Coins – The Sultan of Muscat-Watters-Brand-Childs-Pogue 1804 Dollar

1804 Draped Bust Silver Dollar. Class I Original. Bowers Borckardt-304. Proof-68 (PCGS) The Finest Known Example of the King of American Coins Stack's Bowers Pogue IV...

2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Uncirculated Set Released March 30

The United States Mint opened sales for the 2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Uncirculated Coin Set (product code 16AA) on March 30 at noon...

The Proof Reverse Washington Quarter (1956-1964): An Unprecedented Variety, Pt. 3

By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   In Part I and Part II of this article I discussed the history, attributes, legends, intrigue, and...

Barber Coins and a New Generation of Collectors: Whitman

By John Frost - President and Journal Editor, Barber Coin Collectors’ Society ......   When I began collecting coins in fourth grade, I really got the...

2013 Standard Catalog of World Coins 2001-Date Now Available

IOLA, Wis. (June 28, 2012) -- The seventh edition of the Standard Catalog of World Coins 2001-Date is now available from Krause Publications. Insightful data for each featured...

World Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Kangaroos at Dawn 1/2oz Silver...

Design Following the Royal Australian Mint's popular Kangaroo at Sunset series, the Mint introduces a new prestigious coin titled Kangaroos at Dawn. This high-quality $1...

PCGS Re-Opens U.S. Grading Operations, Resumes Coin Grading

By Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) ......   Orange County, California has clarified its emergency order and is now allowing businesses, including Collectors Universe, to resume...

LOW MINTAGES, LOW PRICES: Fractional Mexican Silver Libertads

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek....   It's no secret that collectors at every level are drawn to low-mintage dates like dogs to a meat wagon. Hundreds of pages of...

U.S. Coin Patterns for Less than $5,000 Each, Pt. 1: Donut...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #338 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Though not coins, patterns...

Extremely Rare Gold 1879 “Quintuple Stella” Pattern $20 in Legend Regency...

Legend Rare Coin Auctions today announced the consignment of the extremely rare 1879 Pattern $20 Judd-1643, popularly known among numismatists as a “Quintuple Stella.”...