Pedigrees & Hoards: The SS Republic Founder’s Edition Set

By Rick Bretz for Coinweek....   Back in May, I discussed coins from the SS Republic shipwreck and how they fit into the world of pedigree...

Understanding Classic U.S. Coins and Building Excellent Coin Collections, Part 1:...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #185 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Although...

1926-39 Oregon Trail Memorial Half Dollar

For at least a decade before the California gold rush of 1849, there was a growing migration of settlers to the West. Most...

Coin Board News – Number 42

By David W. Lange - www.coincollectingboards.com .... For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards Number 42 — Spring 2017 LOTS OF HAPPENINGS This issue has been delayed a few...

World Coin News – Proposed Budget May Eliminate Australian 5 Cent...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The federal budget that Treasurer Scott Morrison presented to the Australian House of Representatives earlier today (Tuesday, May 3)...

U.S. Mint Reports 1st Day Sales of Washington-Adams Presidential Silver Medals

By CoinWeek News Staff .....   The United States Mint has announced first-day sales totals for Presidential Silver Medals struck to honor George Washington and...

2013 Standard Catalog of World Coins 1901-2000 Now Available

IOLA, Wis. (June 18, 2012) -- The 2013 Standard Catalog of World Coins 1901-2000 is now available from Krause Publications. Edited by world coin experts George Cuhaj and Tom Michael, this...

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: Some Hawaiian Medals and Tokens – January...

By Wayne Homren for The E-Sylum eNewsletter.... Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current...

Lion Dollar, Beautiful Bavarian Pattern 3 Mark Coin Among Highlights From...

By Atlas Numismatics ......   We will be attending the New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) from January 10-13, 2019. If you would like us to...

Record Demand for American Silver Eagles Eludes U.S. Mint

By CoinWeek News Staff....   An Analysis of Year-to-Date Demand 2016 appears to be another record year for American Silver Eagles, because they’re already breaking records even...

State of the Mint: U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of Feb....

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...

Kenneth Bressett Named First Red Book Editor Emeritus

Kenneth Bressett, longtime editor of the Guide Book of United States Coins (popularly known as the “Red Book”), has retired into Whitman Publishing’s newly...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 16, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 16, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Deciphering history, one coin at a time Pankaj Tandon, an accidental numismatist, is breathing life...

Two Lucky Collectors Split $5,000 PCGS Reward for 1st Submitted Lowell...

Two avid coin collectors, one in Kansas and the other in Virginia, have agreed to split the $5,000 bounty offered by Professional Coin Grading...

CoinWeek’s Pogue Sale, First Session Coin Auction Recap. Video: 6:04

David Redden, Auctioneer, Sotheby’s; Q. David Bowers; John Kraljevich, Stack’s Bowers Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…. The first session of the D. Brent Pogue Collection was auctioned by Stack’s Bowers-Sotheby’s in New York on May 19, 2015. In the...

Looking Through Lincoln Cents by: Charles D. Daughtrey

Pull a few pennies from your pocket. Take a close look. You may be holding an oddity that the U.S. Mint did not want...

U.S. Mint : Fond Du Lac Code Talkers Congressional Medal Designs

Michael White from the United States Mint's Office of Corporate Communications forwarded to CoinWeek the following design candidates for the Fond Du Lac Code Talkers...

Error Coins: Fascinating Multi-Struck and Brockage 1873-CC With Arrows Half Dollar...

The Stacks Bowers Auction in Chicago this year contains an unusual and interesting peice of numismatic history in the form of an error coin...

CoinWeek News Wire for Feb. 2, 2018

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for February 2, 2018 Brain Food 1.) When paper money was as risky as bitcoin The first paper money notes...

Mark Salzberg — A Passion for Collecting

In an interview for Heritage Magazine, NGC Chairman Mark Salzberg shares his passion for collecting. Read the full interview by Johannes Werner, here. Certified Success...

Modern US Commemoratives – Breast Cancer Coin Promises Pink Gold

Law’s mandate vague, U.S. Mint yet to work out details By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   Previously, the United States Mint had announced the production of...

The Worth of an Olympic Gold Medal: Dillon Gage

Dillon Gage Metals, one of the world’s largest precious metals wholesale firms, is educating the public about the Olympic medals slated to be awarded...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Lowers Prices on Some Silver Coins...

by Louis Golino for Coin Week Perhaps it just comes with the territory when you are the world’s largest coin dealer, but the U.S. Mint...

So-Called Dollars From the Pacific Coast Expositions

The latest publication on so-called dollars by Jeff Shevlin and Bill Hyder, So-Called Dollars from the Pacific Coast Expositions, won awards at the 2019...

Final Presidential Silver Medal of 2019 on Sale Nov. 18

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the John Quincy Adams Presidential Silver Medal (product code S806) on November 18 at noon...

Sedwick’s Treasure, World, and U.S. Coin Auction 19 Now Online

Live on the Internet, Wednesday-Thursday, May 18-19, 2016 Our Treasure, World & U.S. Coin Auction #19 is now available for viewing and bidding Online! With more...

COLLECTING SILVER – Add Silver to Your Gift List This Year

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   It's that time of year again. What can you buy that is unique, enduring and reasonably priced for those on your gift...

Liberty Head $5 Gold Half Eagles – The Only Coin...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #403 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Liberty Head half eagles...

First Special Service Force Receives Congressional Gold Medal

Members of the First Special Service Force (the Force), an elite American-Canadian joint combat group, were collectively awarded the Congressional Gold Medal today during...

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

By David Provost for CoinWeek….. Author’s note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser known information about the US commemorative coins series derived from...