Ten Reasons Why the Rare Coin Market is Looking Up

Ten reasons to be excited about the future of numismatics By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Nearly everyone who is deeply involved with...

Ancient Electrum Coins – Strength and Unity of an Empire

By Russell A. Augustin - AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection ......   The ancient Greek island of Lesbos was located in the northeastern Aegean Sea...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1883 Seated Liberty Half Dollar

Counterfeit coin - 1883 Seated Half Dollar By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   A counterfeit coin 1883 half dollar features a large number...

Incredible 1797 Draped Bust Cent Featured in Stack’s Bowers June 2018...

By James McCartney - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   With over $24.6 million in U.S. coins and paper money sold in our March 2018...

Whitman Releases 3rd Edition Guide Book of Franklin and Kennedy Half...

Expanded With New Research and Market Analysis Whitman Publishing announces the release of the updated and expanded new third edition of A Guide Book of...

Akshaya Tritiya Festival Spurs Gold Demand

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Each year, the spring festival known as Akshaya Tritiya is celebrated by Hindus and Jains all around the...

Heritage Offers Phenomenally Rare Triple-Thickness 3 Speciedaler, Only Three Known

The Heritage Auctions April 20-23 Chicago Coin Expo World Coins Signature Auction features, among many other treasures, a 1666-dated 3 Speciedaler from Norway that...

NGC Confirms Discovery of Fourth Known 1854-S $5 Half Eagle Gold...

“Discovery of a Lifetime” A coin that a New England man originally thought was a counterfeit has been authenticated by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) as...

Classic US Gold Coins – So You’ve Decided to Collect Type...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   In 1866, the motto IN GOD WE TRUST was added to the reverse of the double...

NGC Ancient Coins: Electrum Hectae of Asia Minor

Greek hectae coins come in over several hundred designs. Among the most avidly collected of Greek coins are hectae – or 1/6th staters – small,...

Money Talks Speakers Wanted for ANA Philadelphia World’s Fair of Money

American Numismatic Association (ANA) members are encouraged to share their ideas and research with fellow hobbyists by delivering a Money Talks presentation at the...

CoinWeek Podcast #94: Gold and Silver in the Age of Trump...

CoinWeek Podcast #93: Gold and Silver in the Age of Trump with Pat Heller Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic...

ANA School of Numismatics Offers Seminars in Philadelphia

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is offering several educational courses through its Florence Schook ANA School of Numismatics, held in conjunction with the Philadelphia...

Blast White & Prooflike Carson City Morgan Dollars Among Highlights of...

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1009 offers a fantastic selection 365 New Items along with 50 No Reserve lots and...

More Highlights From Kolbe & Fanning April 28 Book Auction

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers announce that we will be holding our Sale 149 on April 28, 2018. The sale includes 500 lots of...

NGC: U.S. Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1857 Half Cent

Problems abound on the obverse and reverse of this crude fake By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The Half Cent denomination that had...

1883 Liberty Nickel Bag: A Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity – Heritage CSNS Auction

Over the years, we have watched the Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS) grow into one of the most active and important numismatic organizations in...

Stack’s Bowers April Collectors Choice Auction Now Online

Stack's Bowers April Collectors Choice auction of U.S. Coins and U.S. Paper Money is now online at StacksBowers.com. The auction features 717 lots valued at...

Exhibit Award Winners Announced for 2018 ANA National Money Show

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) presented competitive exhibit awards at the 2018 Irving National Money Show. Winners were announced at the exhibit awards presentation...

A World of Money – A Superb Quality Golden Jubilee...

1887 marked Queen Victoria's 50 years on the throne heralding the introduction of a new portrait to succeed her younger 'bun head' series, known...

Market Stability – Circulated Classic Modern US Coin Sets A Great...

Consider assembling a lightly circulated 20th-century Classic Modern US Coin series By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The early April weather can be...

ANA Celebrates National Coin Week With Fun Activities

Opportunity to Win a Gold Coin During the 95th Annual National Coin Week Event The American Numismatic Association (ANA) will host a variety of National Coin...

From Ancient to Modern – The Square-Holed Cash Coinage of China:...

By Joël van Dam - Owner, Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   Most collectors have seen these coins and there's a chance you might even have one...

ANA 2018 Summer Seminar “The Medal in America” Is Firing Up

By David T. Alexander and Dr. David Menchell .....   Highlighting its educational mission for more than three decades, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) has offered...

All Is Vanity: New Crystal Skull Coin From Coin Invest Trust

Crystal Skull Equatorial Guinea. 1000 Francos CFA. 2018. Silver .999. 1 oz. Crystal inlay. Selective coloring. Black Proof. 38.61 mm. Proof. Mintage: 1,750 pcs. B....

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...

World Medals & Tokens Highlight Latest From Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Atlas Numismatics will be attending the Chicago Coin Expo 2018 April 18-21, and the Long Beach Expo from June 14 to...

Ancient & World Coin Auction Results From Künker Auctions

With more than 3,000 bidders and 400 present in Osnabrück, spring Künkers auctions were a full success. The 6,700 lots rose from a total estimate of 7.3...

Gold Market Report – Gold Jumps Over Trump’s Tweet. Holding or...

Gold Market Commentary for Wednesday 11, 2018 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments, Inc ......   Gold closed up $14.50 at $1,356.50....

What Is a 1969 United States Proof Set Worth?

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   Next year marks the 50th anniversary of the release of the 1969 Proof Set from the United States Mint....