CoinWeek News Wire for June 17, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 17, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Look closely at your change Another day she was picking up some hamburgers at a...

NGC to Display No. 1 Set of Proof Seated Liberty Dimes

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) will display the number one NGC Registry Set of Proof Seated Liberty Dimes at the 2014 FUN Show. Assembled by...

2015 Kisatchie National Forest Three-Coin Set Available April 23

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2015 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set™ - Kisatchie National Forest (product code NF6)...

2016 Switzerland 10 Franc Bimetallic Coin – Alpen Edelweiss

Description: The 2016 Switzerland 10 Franc bimetallic coin features the Alpen Edelweiss (Leontopodium alpinum), the national flower of Switzerland. The edelweiss commonly grows in the...

U.S. Mint News: Patricia Nixon Gold First Spouse Coin Designs

Michael White from the United States Mint's Office of Corporate Communications forwarded CoinWeek the following design candidates for the Patricia Nixon First Spouse Gold Bullion...

World Coin Profiles – Australia 2018 Kookaburra 1 oz Silver Coin

Don't forget about the APMEX Escape to Australia Sweepstakes! For a list of eligible coins, CLICK HERE   Description: The Perth Mint continues their popular Kookaburra series...

NGC Recognizes Top 100 Liberty Seated Dime Varieties

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has announced that it will now attribute Liberty Seated Dime varieties listed in the “Top 100 Liberty Seated Dime Varieties”...

Rare U.S. Coins, Medals, and Paper Money from Several Important Collections...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to present the first of three official 2015 auctions for the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo. The sale is...

CoinWeek Podcast #14: Finding Ruth: Exploring a Family Collection – Audio...

Many people have helped a friend or family member appraise a coin collection. But what happens when CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan is asked to...

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'...

Comets and Meteorites on Ancient Coins

By Mike Markowitz for Coinweek ....   Ancient Coin Series THE NIGHT SKY WAS ESPECIALLY IMPORTANT to ancient people. This can be hard for us to understand,...

Coin Auctions: Famous Rarities Bring Millions in FUN Coin & Currency...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #204 A weekly CoinWeek column by Greg...

“Divisive” 2017 American Liberty Silver Medal Outperforms 2016 Versions*

*A lack of a mintage limit may have helped By CoinWeek News Staff ....   First day sales of the 2017 American Liberty U.S. Mint 225th Anniversary...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The Fitzgerald Collection

By Rick Bretz for Coinweek....   The Fitzgerald Collection (also referred to as Fitzgerald’s Nevada Club Reno Hoard) is one of my favorite collections (and pedigrees)...

2015 Presidential $1 4-Coin Set Available Today

By CoinWeek News Staff....   Sales for the United States Mint 2015 Philadelphia (P) and Denver (D) Presidential $1 Four-Coin Sets opened today, October 22, at...

United States 2016 National Park Service Centennial Commemorative $5 Gold Coin

Description: The National Park Service Centennial $5 gold coin honors the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. Signed into law by President Woodrow Wilson...

Classic U.S. Coins – Key Date Coins for Less Than $2,500,...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #340 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Vam View: Sometimes it is the High Cost of Plastic

My how the times do change. When PCGS introduced its Regency holder in 1992, it was intended to allow the collector to recognize "special‟ coins—either...

NGC Coin Grading: What Are Full Bell Lines?

NGC’s designation gives collectors a more comprehensive assessment of Franklin Half Dollars By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   NGC uses a numeric grade to succinctly describe...

Building Museums One Coin at a Time: Mike Markowitz Interviews David...

By CoinWeek ....   Earlier this year, Charles teamed up with CoinWeek's resident Ancient Coin expert Mike Markowitz to check out the New York International Numismatic...

Morton & Eden Announce Sale of Four Iconic Greek Coins Dating...

Specialist auctioneers Morton & Eden will offer four classical Greek coins dating from the 5th century BC in a sale in London on Monday...

Modern Commemorative Coins: From Concept to Production

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   When it comes to producing commemorative coinage in the bureaucratic realm of the U.S. government, officials at the United...

Pistrucci Medal on Display May 1-2 at Pontypool Museum for Waterloo...

By Pontypool Museum....   18 June 2015 marks the 200th anniversary of the victory of Britain and its allies at the Battle of Waterloo, the decisive...

The Magnolia Collection of Early U.S. Gold Coins, late 19th century...

Analysis of scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #51 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds On the evening of Tuesday, May3rd, the...

Finest Known 1932 “Saint” in eBay Auction of Double Eagles Set

One of the all-time finest collections of Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle gold coins listed in the PCGS Set Registry®, the A&A Saints Collection, will go...

What Is a Rare Coin Broker & How Does He Help...

By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   A rare coin broker acts similarly to any other broker. Just as a real estate broker or...

Stack’s to Offer Rare Newly Discovered Silver Benjamin Harrison Indian Peace...

Newly Discovered Silver Benjamin Harrison Indian Peace Medal Consigned to the Stack's Bowers Galleries February 2015 New York Americana Sale... A magnificent and immensely historic...

Stack’s Bowers Offers Gold Coin Collection that Embodies 700 years of...

One of the most impressive and historical collections of British gold coinage auctioned in the United States will fall under the gavel at Stack’s...

Metal Detectorist Finds Treasure Hoard of 8,000 Ancient Roman Coins

By Shaquille Brissett for Gainesville Coins ....   Another roman Coin Hoard found with metal detector There are times when persistence pays off in a big way....

Queen Elizabeth Shilling, Pernambuco Gold Coin From Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Atlas Numismatics will be attending the The 2018 World's Fair of Money from August 14-18, 2018. If you'd like us to...