Ancient Coins – A Soldier’s Share of Alexander the Great’s Plunder

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ...... Alexander the Great, born in the autumn of 356 BCE and taught by the famous Aristotle,...

Mentors Encouraged to Join ANA’s Numismatic Diploma Program

Experienced Collectors to Pass on Knowledge in Numismatic Diploma Program An organization dedicated to educating and encouraging the study of numismatics, the American Numismatic Association (ANA)...

Counterfeit Detection – the 1895 Morgan Dollar

This 1895 Morgan dollar forgery is a simple case of just too much silver and not enough effort on the details. The 1895 Morgan dollar...

Amy Brown Collection 1 & 5 oz Halloween Rounds Available at...

Jump into Fall with the Haunted Pumpkin Patch Halloween Design Anonymous Mint issued the popular Amy Brown Collection rounds throughout 2018 and now has a...

NGC Labels Hand-Signed by Kenneth Bressett Now Available from Westminster Mint

Morgan Dollars certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) and encapsulated with NGC labels individually hand-signed by Kenneth Bressett are now available from Westminster Mint,...

1892-3 Columbus So-Called Dollar/Award Medal and Obverse Die

1892-3 Columbus So-Called Dollar/Award Medal by Augustus Saint-Gaudens and Charles Barber Bronze, 38.1 mm, R.5. One of our favorite so-called dollars, the Saint-Gaudens/Barber HK-223. This is the...

Collecting Strategies – You Can’t Rush a Great Collection – John...

Posted by Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation …. Be patient, educate yourself, find opportunities and enjoy the hobby. The famous collector John Jay Pittman spent several decades collecting...

A Finest Certified 1851 Humbert $50 Slug Offered by Heritage in...

The 1851 Humbert $50 ingots (commonly called slugs) are among the most recognizable artifacts of the romantic Gold Rush era. The large Humbert $50...

Choice 1907 Saint Gaudens High Relief Wire Edge to Sell at...

CoinWeek Staff Reports….. A choice uncirculated 1907 Saint Gaudens Double Eagle graded MS63 by PCGS is one of several interesting highlights that will close at...

Ancient Coin Highlights this Week at MA-Shops

by MA-Shops.... MA-Shops is the world's most trusted online coin & paper money marketplace. Every day,  MA-Shops offers collectors and enthusiasts access to nearly one...

The Mike Fuljenz Metal Report on Gold and Silver – October...

Gold and Silver Report by Mike Fuljenz – Universal Coin & Bullion …… 5 Major Reasons to Own Silver Now Silver rose 42-cents per ounce (+3%) last week, even though...

Coin Profile – United States 1873 Trade Dollar Silver Coin

Description: Throughout history, certain coins, often silver ones like the trade dollar, have circulated around large geographical regions far from their place of origin. The...

Gem Mint Shipwreck Gold Coin Brought $30K+ at GreatCollections Auction

CoinWeek Staff Reports….. A Gem Mint Type 1 $20 Liberty Head double eagle that was recovered from the ocean floor as part of the salvage...

NGC Coins – How to Grade an Apple

Autumn-inspired NGC coins; Palladium Eagle still soaring By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… Ah! It is definitely brisk and chilly here in New Hampshire as I sit...

Ancient Roman Coins – A Conspiracy to Assassinate the Emperor Nero

Aureus 64-65, AV 7.27 g. NERO CAESAR – AVGVSTVS By Russell A. Augustin - AU Capital Management, LLC ...... The name Nero holds a particularly sinister...

Burnett Anderson Memorial Award and ANA Member Booster Awards Presented at...

Burnett Anderson Memorial Award and ANA Member Booster Awards Presented at World's Fair of Money® The achievements of numismatists do not go unnoticed. Each year,...

Legend Auctions – Wild Toned 1958 Franklin Half Sold for “Beyond...

Konstantine Collection Bust Half Dollars, Sommelier Collection Early Walkers, and a Stunning Finest Known 1958 Franklin Half Dollar Lead to New Record Prices at...

Counterfeit Detection: Special Edition – Reprocessed Steel Cents

Make sure you don't get fooled by these steel cents, which are not eligible for NGC certification. In the United States during World War II,...

Chinese Tokens and Medals: Lu Xun: The Soul of the Nation

By Peter Anthony – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ……. Several medals featuring Lu Xun are worth hunting for. “We are going to a Lu Xun restaurant,” my friend announced as we...

Legend Coin Market Report: New Top Set Builder Emerges

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics …… THE BIG WEEK We just saw a sales report for the first three weeks of September. Somehow, we have done $2,000,000.00 in sales to...

Harvey Stack: Growing Up in a Numismatic Family: In the Early...

By Harvey Stack – Co-Founder, Stack’s Bowers Galleries …… The year 1975 became a great year for the continued growth of Stack's. It was in January of 1975 that Harvey G....

Gold Markets Report – Gold Remains in a Holding Pattern

Gold Market Report Commentary for Monday, September 24, 2018 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ...... Gold closed up $3.10...

NGC and ASG Grading Breast Cancer Awareness Coin and Stamp...

The US Mint will release a limited-edition 2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin and Stamp Set on Oct. 1, 2018. The sets can be...

PCGS’ Don Willis Responds to 100-Point Coin Grading Proposal

by Don Willis, President, PCGS... There has been some recent discussion about a 100-point coin grading scale.  This is not a new idea. PCGS investigated...

CIT Issues the Third Coin of the Seven Summits Series

The Seven Summits Coin Series The Seven summits coin series depicts the highest mountains on each of the seven continents and enthralling subjects of one of...

” Una and the Lion ” Proof Highlights Sovereign Rarities...

An example of the iconic 1839 Victoria gold “ Una and the Lion ” Five Pounds, certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®), is the...

MA-Shops: The Diverse Iconography of Banknotes

by Joël van Dam, Owner of Joëlnumismatics. My previous story was about some specific banknotes from the Netherlands. Today I want to discuss some other...

Ancient Greek Coins – Philip II the King of Macedonia

Ancient Greek CoinsBy Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC.... The Colosseo Collection Philip II was the father of Alexander the Great and the youngest son...

Coin Market Report: Vintage Coins Surge in Long Beach

Coin Market Report Posted by Jim Bisognani  – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation As rarities marched forward, there was freshly minted palladium pandemonium. Wow! Fall must be just around the...

World Coins: Atlas Numismatics Publishes September 2018 Fixed-Price List

  Atlas Numismatics Publishes their Newest Fixed-Price List Atlas Numismatics has updated their website with 1143 new coins, medals, and tokens at fixed prices. Selections include...