Coin Marketing – Are Show Release Coins Worth The Price?

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   The marketing of certified modern coins has developed and evolved in recent years, to the point that any distinguishing...

Unique $50 Gold Eagle Wrong Planchet Error in Heritage’s FUN Signature Auction

Struck on a .9999 American Buffalo blank, the ‘Eagalo’ is the only known U.S. gold wrong planchet error Collectors will have the opportunity in January...

$100 Million of Numismatic National Treasures & “Funny Money” to be Displayed In Orlando

A nickel valued at $3 million and misprinted currency are among the attractions at the family-friendly National Money Show®, March 9-11 The public can see...

Gem MS-68 1924 Standing Liberty Quarters in FUN Auction

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #363 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Two newsworthy 1924...

PCGS Retro Label, FREE CoinFacts Part of 30th Anniversary Announcement

As part of a year-long 30th anniversary celebration, Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) (www.PCGS.com) has unveiled an impressive array of products and services to...
Jan. 2021 FUN Show canceled

Florida United Numismatists 2021 FUN Show Canceled

It is with great disappointment that the Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Board of Directors is announcing FUN 2021 is canceled. Slated for January 7-10, 2021...

PCGS to Display $10 Million 1794 Dollar, Morelan Registry Set at 2017 FUN

The world’s most valuable coin ever sold at auction, the 1794 Flowing Hair Dollar graded PCGS SP66 and believed by many experts to be...

1905-S Dimes Overlooked: Superb Coin in 2017 FUN Auction

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #365 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   On January, 4,...

Rare 1882 Gold Certificate To Push For Top Lot Honors At Heritage’s FUN Currency...

Prized Rare Gold Certificate believed to be one of just five examples in existence An extremely rare 1882 gold certificate that could sell for $500,000...

ModernCoinMart Recaps Winter FUN – HD Video

U.S. coin dealer ModernCoinMart files this exclusive video report from the 2017 Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Convention, which took place this past January in the...

Specimen 1795 Dollar, Error Rarities Highlight Heritage Auctions US Coin FUN Sale Jan. 3-8

1943 Bronze Cents from Philadelphia and San Francisco featured in January 4 Platinum Night FUN Sale Nearly 7,000 lots from private collections, including early U.S....

U.S. Coins – Glass Penny Sells for $70,500 at FUN Show Heritage Auction

Ultra-rare glass coin was World War II experiment The only known surviving intact experimental all-glass penny, manufactured in 1942 as a possible alternative to copper...

1861-P Paquet Reverse Features in $16 Million Type I Double Eagle Display at January...

Gold Coin Worthy of a King Makes First Appearance in a Decade By Monaco Rare Coins ......   The finest known of only two 1861 Philadelphia Mint...

Coin Collecting & Market Commentary – FUN Show as Bellwether Event

The FUN Convention rings in the new year By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The annual Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Convention that is...

Healthy Prices Realized for FUN Platinum Night Auction Coins

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #366 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   During or just...

Doug Winter Numismatics Buys Gem 1850-O Eagle, Ex-Eliasberg at 2017 FUN Show

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   For a variety of reasons (including some below), No Motto Liberty Head eagles are exceedingly rare in...

1795 Reeded Edge Large Cent Appears, First Time in 50 Years

To be offered at auction, Jan. 7, 2016, at the Tampa, Florida FUN convention A 1795 Reeded Edge large cent, NGC VG Details – The...

Coin Collecting Market – Make It FUN For Everyone

Colonial copper and Civil War silver bargains; 2017, the year of the collector By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   Phew! Just shoveled off about...

Rare Coins: 18 Featured Collections at Heritage FUN Show Auction

Heritage is proud to be the Official Auctioneer at the 62nd Annual FUN Show, with our US Coin Signature auction set for January 4-9...
Gene Gardner Coins

Gene Gardner Coins Re-Appear in Summer FUN Auction

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and the coin collecting community #339 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .........   As already reported, “Lily Nicole”...

Finest Known 1894-S Barber Dime Leads Heritage FUN Platinum Night

Offered January 6-8, 2016, at the Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Convention in Tampa; PR 66 PCGS CAC ex: Eliasberg, makes only its fourth auction...

Historic 1787 Brasher Doubloon Offered By Heritage Auctions At FUN

Seen in public only a relatively few times since Chicago coin dealer Walter Perschke purchased it in 1979 for a then-record $430,000, the Newlin-Davis-Perschke...

500 1882 Gold Certificate May Bring $2 Million At FUN Currency Signature Auction

The only Fr. 1215d $500 1882 Federal Reserve Gold Certificate known to exist other than a specimen in the public collection at the Smithsonian...

CoinWeek IQ: Proper Preservation Techniques for Copper Coins – 4K Video

CoinWeek IQ: Analysis and Insights from the editors of CoinWeek.com. Copper is one of the most reactive metals used to make coins. Because of this, copper...

ANA School of Numismatics Offers Seminars at FUN Convention

The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) School of Numismatics is offering a pair of educational courses held in conjunction with the 62nd Annual Florida United...
Learn Coin Grading Standards From Professionals at January FUN Show

Learn Coin Grading Standards From Professionals at January FUN Show

Serious coin collectors have an opportunity to learn from professionals during the 67th annual Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Convention, January 6-9, 2022. The American...

WHAT GOES AROUND…The 1986 Florida United Numismatists Convention Sale

By David T. Alexander for CoinWeek ....... The numismatic auction field may seem large to those looking in from the outside and indeed for many...

One Day Later, Sense of Normalcy Returns to 2017 FUN Show

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   One day after the shooting at the Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL), a sense of normalcy has returned to the...

VAMs and More: 60th FUN Show Report

By Dennis Halladay - VAMs and More.... Gold and silver prices rising, the stock market falling, cold weather nearly everywhere, and huge Heritage auctions made for...

Partrick Coin Collection Part I realizes $25.93 million at FUN

1792 Birch Cent brings $2.585 million in Heritage Auctions’ Jan. 8 evening session; five Partrick coins break seven figures in Orlando, FL ORLANDO, FL –...