Dillon Gage Donates to New, National Numismatic Gallery

Coin lovers can visit a new gallery housing the National Numismatic Collection in Washington, DC in 2015, when the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of...

First Winners of Quarterly Young Numismatist Essay Contest

In mid-June, Heritage Auctions announced a quarterly essay contest to encourage and support young numismatists and budding authors. The first winners were announced in...

MEET THE 2012 NUMISMATIST OF THE YEAR

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .......   He's one of those semi-familiar names who has accomplished as much or more in his field than others with...

The Coin Analyst: America the Beautiful Five-Ounce Silver Coin Sales in...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …….. Sales of U.S. mint collector and bullion coin products have generally been trending lower since last year, especially for the...

Comprehensive Market Study Reveals CAC Price Premiums

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com ...... Market Study Background It’s common knowledge that CAC verified coins have been selling for premium prices since the...

Fourth Edition of Q. David Bowers’ Classic Guide Book on Morgan...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek ........ There are at most a handful of people in the world who possess the knowledge and expertise on Morgan Dollars...

1817 New Spain (Texas) Jolas, Make First Public Offering at Heritage...

Many American collectors are familiar with the 1818 New Spain (Texas) half real coins, called jolas, through their listing in A Guide Book of...

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio to Offer Over 2,000 Ancient & World...

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio as they conduct the Official Auction of the August 2012 World’s Fair of Money! The world and ancients division of...

Olympic Medals are Still Made of Precious Metal But Contain Less...

As prices rose, gold use gave way to silver years ago Olympic medals use a lot of metal but these days the gold medal...

San Francisco Liberty Head Eagles 1854-1878: A Date-by-Date Analysis, Part One

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner After many years of neglect, the Liberty Head gold coinage from the San Francisco mint is becoming popular...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The ANA Rarities Night, Part 1:...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #118 …… On Thursday, Aug. 9,...

Kolbe & Fanning Add Hundreds of Books to Online Inventory

Kolbe & Fanning have been busy adding hundreds of books to our online inventory, available for immediate purchase using our online bookstore at www.numislit.com. From...

Factors That Influence Coin Prices: The Not-So-Obvious

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner Coin prices are impacted by a number of factors. The most obvious of these are supply and demand....

Dollar Danger Threatens Gold – Euro Hits 2-Yr Low

WHOLESALE gold bullion prices fell to $1569 an ounce during Monday morning's London trading – 0.9% off Friday's close – as stocks, commodities and the Euro...

PCGS Price Guide Adds California Fractional Gold

The popular PCGS Price Guide (www.pcgs.com/prices) now includes listings for California Fractional Gold coins.  It is the only comprehensive online resource available for market...

Cool Coins at FUN Summer 2012

Interviewer: David Lisot. Russell Augustin, 1830 Bechtler $1 Gold, Peter Balatis, 1867 Proof Shield Nickel, Bob Harwell, $20 Gold High Relief, Mark Lighterman, multiple capped...

Knowledge and Diversification Keys to Successful Coin Investing

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Anyone who tells you that making a profit plays no role in their coin buying habits is most likely...

A Video Tribute to Numismatist David Akers

Jay Cline, John Dannreuther, Kenny Duncan, Mark Salzberg, Don Slouffman Interviewer: David Lisot A great numismatist passed away on July 11th, 2012. David Akers started his career...

Video Interview: Bank Note Collectors and the IBNS

Stefano Poddi, Numismatist and Italian Currency Expert Stefano talks about the international group of collectors that form the International Bank Note Society (IBNS). This society has...

Pricing “Difficult” Coins: A Real World Model

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com ...... I have written a number of blogs in the past few years about how I price rare coins. Despite...

PCGS Gives Congressmen A Close Look At Counterfeiting Problems

During June 27, 2012 meetings with numismatic leaders in Washington, DC, influential U.S. Congressmen and congressional staff members learned about rare coin authentication and...

ULTIMATE RARITIES: The Single Most Important Coin in American Numismatics

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com ....... From $505 in June, 1882 to $7,395,000 in December, 2011                 This rare gold coin has been called,...

Heritage Announces Essay Contest for Young Numismatists

To support young numismatists and budding authors, Heritage Auctions is sponsoring quarterly essay contests. Four essays will be selected every year, with each quarterly...

PCGS Currency Set Registry Awards

Jason Bradford, Laura Kessler Video coverage by David Lisot - CoinWeek PCGS Currency Registry Set awards from the International Paper Money Show in Memphis. Opening comments...

Cool Currency Memphis IPMS 2012 Video – Part 3

CoinWeek has expanded our coverage of Paper Money and currency with the addition on our new series on "Cool Currency". This is Part Three of...

2007-D $1 Sacagawea with Presidential Edge Lettering to be sold by...

June 25, 2012, Irvine, Calif. – GreatCollections is proud to offer the 2007-D $1 Sacagawea with Presidential Edge Lettering, which was the subject of...

Defining The Line Between Precious Metals and Numismatics

By Jay Rudo A question that collectors often ask is what makes a coin bullion and what makes a coin numismatic.  There are a lot...

Cool Currency Memphis IPMS 2012 Video – Part 2

CoinWeek has expanded our coverage of Paper Money and currency with the addition on our new series on "Cool Currency". This is Part Tw0 of...

Texas Man Wanted for Coin Theft – Dealers Take Note !

Doug Davis from Numismaticcrimes.org sent us the following press release...... A warrant has been issued by the Jefferson County, Texas Sheriff’s Department for Bryson Miguel...

Revisiting Reportable Bullion & Cash Transactions

By Richard Schwary – California Numismatic Investments (www.golddealer.com) It is hard to believe it has been a couple of years since my first comments about government...