Modern US Coins – 1970 Washington Quarter Error Gets 15 Minutes...

People have been checking their change recently for 1970 Washington quarters - What’s all the fuss about? By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .......   Las Vegas coin...

Forgotten Hoards of History: Unearthing Scotland’s Nordic Trove

By Crystal Gomez - Gainesville Coins ......   In September 2014, a metal detector enthusiast found a spectacular stockpile of Viking legacy. According to the British...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Unique “The Wheele Goes Round”...

Our upcoming August 13-20 ANA Signature Auction will feature a unique colonial coin: a Higley Copper with a wheel device and the legend THE...

Coin Collectors Use Metal Detectors to Grow Collections

by Michael Bernzweig ............. There are a lot of places to find new coins to add to your coin collection; antique shops, online auctions, and...

Million Dollar Coin Watch: Walton 1913 Liberty Nickel on eBay

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   You just don't see this every day. The Walton specimen 1913 Liberty nickel is available for sale on the internet auction...

How Do You Mint a Book?

by Len Augsburger, e-Gobrecht 2013 Volume 9, Issue 12 December 2013 (Whole # 107) ............ At the recent Baltimore show, Alan Weinberg stopped me in...

Charli XCX Sings about ‘Gold Coins’ – Numismatic Pop?

Pop music doesn’t often fall within the purview of a numismatic publication like CoinWeek.com, however British pop singer Charli XCX has released a hard...

Only the Second Complete Set of Carson City Coinage To Be...

Including the Unique 1873-cc Liberty Seated No Arrows Dime The Battle Born Collection Will be Presented at the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the...

German 5 Euro Planet Earth Coin Debuts in Time for Earth...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   The German Mint has released the innovative five-euro "Planet Earth" coin just in time for Earth Day on April...

Dix Noonan Webb: Heroic Irishman’s Unique Medal from Shackleton Voyage to...

By Dix Noonan Webb ......   A historically important Polar Medal awarded to a heroic Irish sailor who was one of five men chosen by the...

Perth Mint’s Unique $2.8 Million Trilogy Sold

The Perth Mint’s one and only $1.8 million Australian Trilogy coin collection has now been sold. The pinnacle of The Perth Mint’s long term association...

Major Mint Error – The Sacagawea Dollar / Washington Quarter Mule

 CoinWeek IQ: Major Mint Error - The Sacagawea Dollar / Washington Quarter Mule On March 22, 2018, Stack's Bowers will offer the 17th known example...

NGC Certifies Unique Proof 1854 $10

Coin is one of only a handful of higher denomination proof coins from the 1850s known. NGC recently identified and certified a proof 1854 $10...

CoinWeek IQ: How to Grade and Authenticate the Chinese Kweichow Auto...

Chinese coin expert Jessie Zhang sits down with CoinWeek at the Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Convention in Tampa, Florida to share the fascinating story of...

Buried Treasure of 1427 US Gold Coins Certified by...

 Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) has authenticated, graded and certified 1,427 U.S. 19th century gold coins that were found in eight, decaying metal canisters...

Newly Discovered, Unique Dual-Plugged 1795 Silver Dollar Offered by Heritage Auctions

Authenticated by NGC, this discovery coin will be featured in the Heritage Platinum Night Auction at the ANA Anaheim World’s Fair of Money, August...

Coin Collecting and Coins for Alcoholics Anonymous. VIDEO: 4:52.

Richard Thomas Interviewer David Lisot Alcoholics Anonymous is a group that helps people recovering from drinking problems. As part of their program of sobriety a coin or...

Money & Politics: Four Million 5 Rappen Coins Purchased for Exhibition...

by Charles Morgan for CoinWeek... Money & Politics In what could best be described as a costly political stunt, activists from Generation Basic Income, a group...

Three Unique Die Trials included in Heritage US Coin Auction at...

The following three die trials are all believed to be UNIQUE and will be part of the Heritage Signature Sale to be held in...

Professor’s 1979 Chemistry Nobel Prize Gold Medal Offered by Heritage Auctions

Nobel Prize medal presented to chemist Georg Wittig for 1954 discovery of “The Wittig Reaction” is accompanied in October 19, 2016 auction by four...

PCGS Certifies Two Rare and Unusual Washington Quarter Errors

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) recently certified two extremely rare and unusual Washington Quarter errors. The first is the third-known example of a two-tailed quarter...

Rare Coin Auctions: Stack’s Bowers to Offer 1942 Experimental Cent at...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   The years during and surrounding World War II were an era of inventiveness and ingenuity...

Coin Profile – Matte Proof 1937 Boone Half Dollar Set

UPDATE: The Set sold at Heritage's Signature Sale on August 12th for $223,250.00 to an internet bidder. The August 12 - 17 ANA US...

The Coin Which Tells a Remarkable Story: Sealand 50th Anniversary Commemorative...

The Treasury of the Principality of Sealand, the world’s oldest man-made micro-nation and self-proclaimed independent state located in the North Sea have announced that...

Morgan Dollar Grading Set, 1836 Classic Head Quarter Eagle Proof Highlight...

April 26 Platinum Night features newly discovered 1856-O $20 Liberty Double Eagle A rare proof specimen of the 1836 Classic Head Quarter Eagle and an...

Third Circuit Asked to Rehear Case Involving Langbord 1933 Double Eagles

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   On Wednesday, July 1, the United States Attorney’s Office in Philadelphia filed a petition with the Third...

$1 Million Worth of Gold Coins Recovered from 1715 Fleet Shipwreck

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Friday, July 24, the Facebook page of a company called 1715 Fleet - Queens Jewels, LLC promised that...

Spink Auctions: Pioneering Scientist’s Medals to Go under Hammer in London

The medals belonging to a pioneering scientist are set to go under the hammer in London on 21st July in the Spink sale of...

Newly-Discovered Photo of Billy the Kid Latest Treasure from Kagin’s

By CoinWeek....   After several rounds of authentication, rare coin experts Kagin’s, Inc.--known for handling such finds as the Saddle Ridge Hoard and the Butte gold...

Rare University of Notre Dame Laetare Medal for Sale on eBay

By CoinWeek News Staff... In a year when two Nobel Prize medals have been sold at auction, it is perhaps no surprise that another prestigious...