NGC Certifies 10,000,000 American Silver Eagle Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has announced that it has certified more than 10,000,000 American Silver Eagles. It is the first third-party grading service to...

March Online Coin Auction Madness

By Jim Bisognani - NGC Weekly Market Report ......   March is upon us and, at least according to the calendar, spring is a mere fortnight away! Not to...

At NLG Bash, Margo Russell Remembered; CoinWeek Takes 6 Numismatic Literary...

By CoinWeek News Staff....   On the evening of Thursday, August 13, 2015, many of the hobby's most notable writers, publishers, and their spouses gathered at the...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries to Sell Garrett 1804 Dollar (PR-55 NGC)

“The King of American Coins” A beautiful specimen of the “King of American Coins,” the world-famous 1804 silver dollar, will be presented in the Stack’s...

Whitman Releases Bowers Book on Mercury Dimes, Standing Liberty Quarters, and...

Whitman Publishing has released the first edition of A Guide Book of Mercury Dimes, Standing Liberty Quarters, and Liberty Walking Half Dollars. The 320-page...

Russian Billionaire Buys Nobel Prize Medal, Pledges To Return To American...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Alisher Usmanov, who, according to Forbes, is the richest man in both Russia and Britain, has revealed himself to...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: Arstetten Castle | Schloß Arstetten (2004)

Artstetten Castle traces its origins back to the 13th century. Over the years, numerous families have resided at the estate, renovating the castle to...

U.S. Mint Seeks Industry, Collector Insights at Numismatic Forum

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   On October 13, 2016, the United States Mint hosted a daylong forum with industry stakeholders at...

Angola Issues New 20-Kwanza Coins; 50- and 100-Kwanza Coins Set for...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... To celebrate Angola’s 40th anniversary of independence from Portugal, the National Reserve Bank of Angola (Banco Nacional de Angola, or...

The San Francisco Surprise – Schuyler Rumsey Auction

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner Around four or five months ago, I got wind of a soon-to-be-conducted rare gold coin auction in San...

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...

Stack’s Bowers Americana Sale Tops $27 million

by Jim Bisognani for NGC ........ Coin Collecting Is No Longer Just A "Hobby"; NGC Half Disme Joins Million Dollar Club; Long Beach Expo Underway Well the...

Valuable Precious Metals are Reclaimed and Reused in Aeronautics — Dillon...

Commercial and military airplanes sent to "graveyards" in the U.S. Southwest contain many thousands of dollars worth of precious metals Addison, TX -- Nov...

Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum Pattern Dollar in Stacks Bowers Hong Kong Auction

By Todd McKenna, Numismatist and  Stacks Bowers Auction Services Associate This pattern, designed by the Austrian engraver for the Vienna mint Richard Placht, ...

Brock by Brock – Commemorative Silver & Gold medallions of Major...

The first ever Commemorative Silver & Gold medallions celebrating the life and legacy of Major General Sir Isaac Brock will be available for a...

Nobel Peace Prize Shines as Medals and Coins bring big numbers...

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo featured an array of five-to-six-figure items, together with thousands of...

Eight Years After Seizure, Feds to Return Liberty Dollars to Owners

CoinWeek Staff Reports....   Millions of dollars worth of property seized in 2007 to be returned at some point in the near future... On August 14, 2015,...

U.S. Mint: 2016 Fort Moultrie National Park Coin Design Candidates

Michael White from the United States Mint's Office of Corporate Communications forwarded to CoinWeek the following design candidates for the 2016 Fort Moultrie America the Beautiful...

Arches National Park Quarter Released at Utah Ceremony

On June 6, Deputy Director of the United States Mint Dick Petereson joined Utah Lieutenant Governor Spencer J. Cox in Moab, Utah for the...

CoinWeek News Wire for January 5, 2018

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for January 5, 2018 Brain Food 1.) How much is a mint worth? In March 1995, the Australian Cabinet's expenditure...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1904 Gold $20 Double Eagle

Counterfeit Coins -  1904 Double Eagle By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   This counterfeit coin 1904 Double Eagle specimen exhibits relatively sharp design details,...

Canada 2016 Universe $20 Silver Coin

Description: The Royal Canadian Mint's 2016 Universe $20 Silver Coin marries color coin technology with an industry first application of handcrafted borosilicate colored glass. The...

The Coin Analyst: Gold Kennedy Half Dollar to be Sold at...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek At the ANA World’s Fair of Money held last August in Rosement, Illinois the U.S. Mint sold the 2013-W Buffalo...

National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act Passes House,...

By the Office of U.S. Representative Sean Patrick Maloney ......   On Thursday, September 19, United States Representative Sean Patrick Maloney’s (D-NY18) bipartisan bill, the National...

Certified Coins – 2016 PCGS Set Registry Awards Deadline

Dear Set Registry Members, This is your reminder that the PCGS Set Registry Awards deadline for adding and updating your sets is this Thursday, June...

1915-S Panama-Pacific International Exposition Gold Dollar

The Panama Canal ranks among the greatest man-made marvels in the world—a 51-mile-long system of natural lakes, excavated channels and locks that...

Dahlonega Gold Set Displayed at University of Georgia

The collection of coins from 1838-1861 is part of the “Gold-Digging in Georgia” exhibit Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is honored to have certified the Thomas...

Canada 2016 100th Anniversary Women’s Right to Vote $1 Coin

Description: A century ago, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta granted most women the right to vote in provincial elections, beginning the journey that would one day...

Mint Condition: U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of Jan. 11, 2015

By CoinWeek News Staff....   Current coin sales figures*  from the U.S. Mint. Products listed are currently available for purchase. Items labeled 'Out of Stock' or 'Sold...

Don’t Be Hasty When Selling Your Coins- Part 2

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. In our previous installment we covered the public auction and mail bid sales as venues for the sale of your coins. Next...