CoinWeek News Wire for March 16, 2018: Crypto Ban Hammer, 1K...

By Coinweek News Wire for March 16, 2018 ....   Current Events 1.) No plans to scrap 1p and 2p coins, Downing Street says The government is not planning...

Off-Metal Pattern Coins in the Early Chinese Republic

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Following over two millennia of highly standardized and predictable currency in the form of...

Gold Expert Mike Fuljenz Assists Police Agencies on Numismatic Crimes

Sandwiched between receiving an award, autographing copies of his book and purchasing gold coins to fulfill his customers' orders, America's Gold Expert® , Michael...

CoinWeek IQ: United States 1982-P Jefferson Nickel

Description: The Jefferson nickel debuted in 1938, replacing the Buffalo nickel in the 25th year of its production run. A design contest to commemorate Founding...

A Shipwreck for the Ages: The SS Central America and the...

The siren song of gold called from California to every corner of the country. Across the nation, men (and a much smaller number of...

Final Sales Figures for U.S. Mint 2015 Bullion Coins

By CoinWeek News Staff....   The United States Mint recently announced the final sales figures for its 2015 bullion coins. The following table compares 2015 sales...

Coin Grading – A Basic Guide to Detecting Doctored Gold Coins

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   There is no getting around the fact that doctoring of rare United States gold coins is a problem in...

Daniel Frank Sedwick’s The Cob Report – Why History Matters: Consigning...

By Cori Sedwick Downing - Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   Do you have an interesting coin, bank note, or shipwreck artifact with a history to...

Saratoga National Historical Park Quarter 3-Coin Set Available Today

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The 2015 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set™ - Saratoga National Historical Park went on sale today, December 1,...

PMG Announces Bond and Stock Certificate Grading Services

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has announced that it is now grading and encapsulating most bond and stock certificates. Bond and stock certificate collecting, known by...

CoinWeek IQ – The Oddities of Indian Head Cents

By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   We all know that there are countless varieties of large cents, meticulously cataloged and collected. Early silver coinage and...

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...

Rare Greek Coin Book Auction: Duplicates of the BCD Library

The world's most significant rare Greek coin book library is selling its duplicate books.... CoinWeek thanks Dr. Ursula Kampmann for the heads up on this significant...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique 1977 Lincoln Cent on...

This Unique 1977 Aluminum Cent is either an intentionally made Mint Error on a leftover aluminum planchet from 1974-1975 or a pattern struck in...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 8, 2017: Money Will Burn, the...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 8, 2017 Current Events 1.) BEP Damaged Currency Redemption With the wildfires raging in California, it's important to remember that...

Canada 2016 Venetian Glass Snail Silver Coin

Description: Venetian glass is a kind of glass artwork produced by highly-skilled craftsmen in Venice, Italy, sought after the world over for its masterful color,...

Cryptocurrency NXT Payment System TXT Coins Now Prepares For Launch and...

TXT Cash Now subsidiary TXT Coins Now is a cell-phone based micro-payment system for cryptocurrency NXT, enabling anyone worldwide to send NXT to anyone...

CoinWeek News Wire for Feb. 9, 2018: Germans Love Cash, Inside...

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for February 9, 2018 Brain Food 1.) Digital != crypto != virtual I suspect that the Telegraph’s confusion may have...

Daniel Frank Sedwick’s The Cob Report – “Two Bits” US Quarter...

By Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   Could the two bits return to circulation? A Spanish colonial influenced design for the 2019 Texas San Antonio Missions...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 18, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 18, 2016 Brain Food 1.) The priceless legacy of P.L. Gupta We owe a great debt to coin collector P.L. Gupta,...

Previously Unreported Morgan Dollars Emerge as PCGS All-Time Finest

By Mint State Gold by Stuppler and Company ......   Quietly and patiently acquiring superb quality coin-after-coin over the past 14 years, an Illinois collector working...

World Records Fall at Stack’s Bowers / Sotheby’s Coin Auction: ...

By Stack's Bowers ......   Collectors bid over $25 million to purchase just 128 coins Tuesday night at the sale of the D. Brent Pogue Collection,...

World Coin Profile – British Virgin Islands 2015 – Pink Titanium...

British Virgin Islands 2015  - Pink Titanium Coin Description Following the popularity of previous Titanium coins, Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of a...

New US Commemorative Coin Proposals Honor Coast Guard, Christa McAuliffe

House version of COINS Act also introduced By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Four coin-related bills were introduced into Congress in the last few weeks, three of...

Rare 1964 SMS Kennedy Half Dollar Sells for $47K

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   A 1964 Special Mint Set Kennedy half dollar recently turned heads when it was offered by Heritage Auctions during...

Coin Profiles – Unique and Unusual Numismatic Items – Electrotype 1804...

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek .........   A new type of the 1804 Dollar, which is often referred to as "The King of American Coins," was...

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...

U.S. Mint Releases Statement on American Eagle Silver Bullion Branch Mint...

By way of background, while most American Eagle silver bullion coins have been minted at the West Point Mint, to meet demand the United...

Bonhams to Offer Historic Edison Banknote: First Dollar Collected For Electric...

A historic note from the dawn of the electric age... On April 7, 2014, Bonhams will auction off a historic United States $1 Note. The...

2015 American Eagle 1 Oz. Silver Uncirculated Coin Available March 26

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2015 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin (product code ES7) starting March 26 at...