CCAC Seeks Numismatists for Membership

Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135 (b), the United States Mint is accepting applications for appointment to the Citizens Coinage Advisory...

Coins impacted when gold skyrockets to record price

By Steve Roach - http://www.steveroachonline.com First published in the August 29, 2011, issue of Coin World Investors went crazy for gold the week starting Aug. 7,...

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of...

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 Out'...

General Lafayette on US Coins – The Hero of Two...

A national hero to not one but two countries Born in 1757, Gilbert Lafayette came from an ancient noble family in France. By his teen...

Building a World Class Numismatic Gold Coin Collection: The Josiah K....

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6...

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: How Long Does it Take to Cut...

Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current volume of the E-Sylum eNewsletter. This week, E-Sylum reader...

Commemorative Stories: The 1900 Lafayette Dollar – Part II

By David Provost for CoinWeek.... If you haven't done so already, be sure to check out Part I of the Lafayette Dollar story by clicking...

July 14 Sale Features Highlights of John W. Adams Library

Selected highlights of the magnificent numismatic library carefully assembled by prolific author John W. Adams are featured in Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers' 150th...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 21, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for October 21, 2016 Brain Food 1.) What is the Average Lifespan of a Coin? Coins are tough little devils. Over the course...

The First Verified 1974-D Aluminum Cent Will Be Offered By Heritage...

Rumored to exist for years but not confirmed until now, the first verified 1974 Lincoln cent struck in aluminum at the Denver Mint will...

Juno – Which Coins to Collect?

By Jim Bisognani - NGC Market Report ......   I appreciate that it’s winter, but really? The monumental and historic snowstorm blizzard extraordinaire named Juno had...

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Coin Sales as...

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...

What to Buy to Begin Investing in the Rare Coin Market

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek on the Rare Coin Market - MFrarecoins.com ......   Last week I wrote about "Basic Tools for Buying Rare Coins in...

The Panama Canal and Pan-Pacific International Exposition Centennial Act Commemorative...

Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi introduced legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday to create an exciting new commemorative coins program to celebrate...

Newly discovered Anglo-Saxon Treasure Coins on Display at The British Museum

The British Museum has put on display the largest Anglo-Saxon coin hoard discovered since the implementation of the United Kingdom's Treasure Act of 1996....

NGC Certifies Dramatic New Kennedy Half Dollar Variety

Proof Coin Reveals One Style of Mintmark Punched over Another Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified a newly discovered variety for the popular Kennedy Half...

Classic U.S. Coins for less than $500 each, Part 7: Trade...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #177...

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: Some Interesting Medals – January 11, 2015

Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current volume of the E-Sylum eNewsletter. The following...

The Coin Analyst – Recent Medallic Works by Joel Iskowitz on...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Acclaimed coin and medal designer Joel Iskowitz -- one of the most prolific living American medallic artists - has...

Prototype Silver Shekel Highlights Shoshana Collection Offerings

The first silver shekel struck in Jerusalem by Jewish forces rebelling against Roman oppression in the first century CE, one of only two...

Numismatic Books: Kolbe & Fanning Week-Long 50% Off Sale

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers have announced that they are holding a massive 50% off Inventory Reduction Sale, applicable to over 1,400 books listed...

Newly Discovered Original Washington Before Boston Silver Medal Featured in Stack’s...

By James McCartney - Senior Numismatist, Stack's Bowers ......   The Washington Before Boston medal is one of the most significant relics of early America and...

CFTC Files Complaint Against Monex Alleging $290 Million Fraud

One of the largest cases of alleged fraud the CFTC has ever dealt with, according to new lawsuit filed against three Monex companies By CoinWeek...

Doug Winter Numismatics Buys Gem 1850-O Eagle, Ex-Eliasberg at 2017 FUN...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   For a variety of reasons (including some below), No Motto Liberty Head eagles are exceedingly rare in...

Kagin’s Buys First American Pattern Coin for $1.175 Million in Heritage...

Bob Merrill, Auctioneer, Heritage. David McCarthy & Don Kagin, Purchasers, Kagin's. The only known variety of a 1783 Nova Constellatio silver coin sold for $1,175,000 in...

CoinWeek IQ: Instagram’s Place in Numismatics – A Unique Marketplace

By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   When purchasing coins online, most people’s go-to venue will be eBay or one of the major auction houses. There...

CoinWeek News Wire for July 7, 2017: Hamilton, Silver Eagles, Metal...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 7, 2017: Hamilton, Silver Eagles, Metal Detecting... Brain Food 1.) What Happened When Hamilton Lost the Mint When Hamilton first began...

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...

Mint Reduces Product Limit for 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar Silver Coin...

The United States Mint announced today the revised product limit for the 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar Silver Coin Collection will be 225,000. The United States...

Unique Peace Dollar Rarities and Discovery Pieces To Be Sold by...

By Stack's Bowers ........ A group of five unusual Peace dollars consigned to Stack’s Bowers Galleries August 2014 ANA Sale proves to include important Patterns,...