Tales from the Road: The New York International Numismatic Convention

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   For many dealers, the road is a fact of life. With the hamster wheel of the coin show schedule comes...

Gem Half Dollars of 1796 and 1797, A Unique Foursome of...

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers....   Among all United States silver coin designs the rarest of the rare is that used only in 1796...

The Early Days of Numerical Coin Grading

By Tom DeLorey for CoinWeek .....   Numismatist Ron Guth has very sincerely proposed that the coin industry and the significant Third Party Grading Services (TPG’s)...

Pioneer Gold: Big Potential, Tiny Coins

California Fractional gold coins offer an easier way to connect with the Gold Rush By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   When the Odyssey...

Heritage Auctions’ Beverly Hills US Coins Signature Auction: Lots You Need...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   On December 13 and 14, Heritage Auctions will conduct their last U.S. Coins Signature Auction of...

Modern Coin News – U.S. Bill Proposes Women’s History Quarter Program

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On March 27, 2019, Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA13) introduced a bill to authorize the Treasury Department to strike a...

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

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The New Orleans Mint produced Liberty Head half eagles from 1840 through 1857, and again from...

Story of the Fugio Cent of 1787 – VIDEO: 2:15.

Ray Rouse, Exhibit Chairman, Early American Coppers Society, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. The Fugio Cent has a great story inspired by Benjamin Franklin and authorized...

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC Coins Bring Premiums in June...

In addition to faring well in Internet sales during the month of June, CAC approved coins outperformed other certified coins in a live auction...

Did Louis Eliasberg Understand and Pursue Gem Quality Coins?

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #384 An Ongoing Column by Greg Reynolds .....   An often repeated viewpoint...

CoinWeek Podcast #117: Treasury Reverses Course on Harriet Tubman $20 (with...

 CoinWeek Podcast #117: Treasury Reverses Course on Harriet Tubman $20 (with Barbara Howard) Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...

Mormon Gold, Planchet Error SBA Among Highlights of Heritage Auctions’ World’s...

By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   In conjunction with the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Chicago, Heritage will be holding an auction from August...

CoinWeek Podcast #26: Women on 20s Founder Barbara Ortiz Howard Talks...

CoinWeek Podcast #26: Women on 20s Founder Barbara Ortiz Howard Talks Tens and Twenties and Why It's Important to Recognize the Greatness of American...

Tuvalu and the Perth Mint: World Coins From an Island Nation

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   At first glance, it seems strange that a country like Tuvalu issues world-class commemorative and bullion coins....

United States Mint Holds 2019 Apollo 11 Moon Landing Commemorative Coin...

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On Thursday, December 13, the United States Mint held a striking ceremony for the 2019 Apollo 11 Moon Landing 50th...

CoinWeek Podcast #101: John W. Adams to Sell His Numismatic Library

 CoinWeek Podcast #101: John W. Adams to Sell His Numismatic Library Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to...

CoinWeek Podcast #118: Storing Precious Metals, Safeguarding Your Future

 CoinWeek Podcast #118: Storing Precious Metals: Safeguarding Your Future Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. In...

NGC Ancients: The Decline of Roman Imperial Silver Coinage, Part I

From 27 BCE to 268 CE, the purity of Roman Imperial silver was in a steady decline. By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Beginning in the...

Classic US Coins – 10 Trophy Gold Coins and Their Pitches

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   When it comes to gold, I define a “Trophy Coin” as one that suitably combines rarity,...

The Real Diehl: Let’s Get Real About the Issue of First...

The Real Diehl is a regularly-appearing column by former United States Mint Director Philip N. Diehl, exclusively for CoinWeek ……….. Are There Really “First Strikes”, “ Releases”, and...

Private Lot Viewing – 1943 Bronze Cents at 2018 Winter FUN

 CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan sat down with Heritage Auctions Senior Numismatist Mark Borckardt to four special coins that were offered for sale during the...

Private Lot Viewing – Heritage Auctions Platinum Night August 2016 –...

At the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) 2016 World's Fair of Money, Heritage Auctions offered collectors a chance to take home a number of important...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series – Mark Antony’s Legionary Denarius

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   Those very things that procured him ill repute bear witness to his greatness... Antony was thought disgraced by his...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1803 “C-3” Half Cent +...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) …… This is the 3rd article in the series reviewing an early half cent (17th in the series on the...

Classic U.S. Coins for Less Than $500 Each, Part 32: Liberty...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #398 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Liberty Seated dimes were...

Monster: The Coinage of Caligula

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   Oderint, dum metuant (Let them hate, so long as they fear). -- Caligula THE ANNALS OF THE ROMAN...

CoinWeek Podcast #106: Ken Bressett on the State of Coins

 CoinWeek Podcast #106: Ken Bressett on the State of Coins Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the...

CoinWeek Podcast #111: Talking CAC Coins, the Future of Grading with...

 CoinWeek Podcast #110: Talking CAC Coins - the Future of Grading with John Albanese Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic...

Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Congresswoman Maloney Unveil Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative...

Coins will be available for sale in early 2018 with proceeds supporting breast cancer research By Breast Cancer Research Foundation ......   On October 22, during Breast...

Harvey Stack – Growing Up in a Numismatic Family: The History...

By Harvey Stack – Co-Founder, Stack’s Bowers Galleries ......   The Nixon Shock The year 1972 followed closely some of the events and happenings in the earlier years in the hobby. It was in...