Heritage 2019 FUN US Coins Signature Auction: Lots You Need to...

By CoinWeek .....   Beginning on Wednesday, January 9, Heritage Auctions will conduct their first U.S. Coins Signature Auction of the 2019 calendar year. Heritage’s FUN...

Classic U.S. Coins for Less Than $500 Each, Part 29: Barber...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #381 An Ongoing Column by Greg Reynolds .....   The theme here is...

Gold Coin Rarity: What We Can Learn From the Hansen Collection

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Part One: Gold Dollars Through Three Dollar Gold The once-in-a-generation collection of U.S. coins being assembled by...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series – Coinage of the Phoenicians

By the third millennium BCE, a unique culture was emerging on a narrow strip of the eastern Mediterranean coast that would have an enormous...

CoinWeek Cool Coins! 2018: Episode 3: Japanese Commemorative WW1 Medal, 3...

https://youtu.be/KJwybJReRX0 CoinWeek Cool Coins! returns with our third episode of 2018! In this episode, we span the globe and review historic coins and medals. Rexford Goldbaum from...

FDIC Backs Down on “High-Risk” Merchant List That Included Coin Dealers

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has fully reversed its position on a list of merchant categories thought to present a high risk for payment...

David T. Alexander: Launching a Coin Cataloger

By David T. Alexander for CoinWeek.... Becoming a functioning numismatic auction cataloger requires a great deal of hands-on learning. Years of reading and reviewing numismatic...

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

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Of the four denominations struck at the Dahlonega Mint, half eagles are the largest in size...

CoinWeek: Silly Heads of 1839 – Discovering a New Variety

 At the 2018 Early American Coppers Convention in Traverse City, Michigan, numismatist Mark Klein, an EAC member and student of 1839-dated large cents, gave an in-depth...

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...

United States 1969-D Jefferson Nickel

Description: The Jefferson nickel debuted in 1938, replacing the Buffalo nickel in the 25th year of its production run. A design contest to commemorate Founding...

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...

NGC Ancients: Late Roman Coin Reverse Types, Part 1

The reverse designs of late Roman coins typically feature military themes   By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Coins of the Late Roman Empire have a remarkable...

CoinWeek Ancient Coins Series – Million Dollar Ancients (and a Few...

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   AN ARABIAN GULF OIL SHEIK. A RETIRED software executive. A Russian oligarch. A prominent surgeon. Buyers of rare and...

Evaluating Safe Preservation Methods for Proof Coins

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   For as long as there have been proof coins, there have been collectors trying to preserve them. Proof coins,...

Classic US Gold: Where Are All the Great Coins?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I recently read a quote from a well-known dealer who (and I'm paraphrasing) stated that today’s...

PCGS First Discovery 2019-W Lowell Quarter Consigned to GreatCollections Auction

A Virginia coin collector is about to get his second windfall from finding one of the first, elusive West Point Mint 2019 Lowell National...

Hidden or Sleeping Rarities, Part 1: Copper Coins

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #382 An Ongoing Column by Greg Reynolds .....   The rarities that appear...

CoinWeek Podcast #99: Where Coin Dealers Help Coin Dealers

 CoinWeek Podcast #99: Where Coin Dealers Help Coin Dealers Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek...

The Greatest U.S. Coin Collections Ever Auctioned, Part 1: Rarity Over...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #387 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   This series is about...

Classic US Gold Coins – The Newbie’s Lament: What Should I...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   For new collectors of vintage United States gold coins, one of the most puzzling questions to...

United States 1887 Liberty Seated Half Dollar

Description: U.S. Circulating Coin Production in 1887 - Putting the 1887 Half in Context In 1887, the Philadelphia Mint handled U.S. coin production for all of...

CoinWeek IQ: Collecting Gold Coins: Tips for the Rest of Us

 CoinWeek IQ: Analysis and Insights from the editors of CoinWeek.com and the industry's leading experts. Collecting gold coins is a pinnacle activity in our hobby,...

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...

Highlights from the D. Brent Pogue Collection: The Finest Certified Proof...

By Q. David Bowers - Founder, Stack's Bowers A Link with Tradition Of all rarities in the American series, the 1827 quarter is one of the most...

Classic US Coins: So You’ve Decided to Collect Proof Gold…

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Imagine, if you will, that the coin market is a sushi bar. You look in the...

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...

The Rise and Fall of Numismatic Scrapbook Magazine

by David T. Alexander for CoinWeek.com.... The years 1935 to 1976 saw the dramatic emergence of the booming numismatic world that many take for granted...

The Confederacy in American Life; on American Coins

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek .....   Rewriting history is a great temptation to ideologues of left and right, but recalls the old child’s prayer...

First Read: Howland Wood’s The Commemorative Coinage of the United States

First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature… Essay by David Provost for CoinWeek.... Numismatic Notes & Monographs,...