Return to Bicentennial Coinage: Silver Business Strike Edition

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   One of the first pieces that we wrote for CoinWeek discussed Bicentennial quarters. In it, we...

First Read: American Gold and Platinum Eagles: A Guide to the...

First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature Essay by Louis Golino for CoinWeek... American Gold and Platinum...

The Mnuchin M’neuver: Treasury Secretary’s Recent Gaffes Part of Larger Story?

Tubman on the Twenty might not be a priority, but what does he want with Ft. Knox? By CoinWeek ....   Former Goldman Sachs banker and current...

Collecting Ideas: Medals Make a Comeback

Modern or vintage, there are plenty of options for collectors By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The United States Mint recently conducted its...

Classic U.S. Coins for Less Than $500 Each, Part 31: Liberty...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #386 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Overall, there are nine...

The Concept of “Freshness” in Numismatics

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   There is almost no term in the rare coin market which is more misused than “fresh”. I...

Harvey Stack – On Sol Kaplan, Skinny Miles, Stanley Apfelbaum and...

Harvey G. Stack Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…. In this mini-series of interviews, Stack’s Bowers founder Harvey Stack shares his thoughts and recollections about three of the 20th century’s most important collectors, their...

Classic U.S. Coins for Less Than $500 Each, Part 28: Set...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #376 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Most of the...

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part III

By David Provost for CoinWeek.... Parts I and II of this article can be found here: Part I and Part II.   The original bill calling for commemorative coins...

The Fabulous Eric Newman Collection, Part 12: Pre-1793 Patterns for...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #251 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds The...

Shireman Set of Gem Barber Half Dollars To Be Auctioned

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #307 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds..... The Barber half dollar collection...

Legend Coin Market Report – Mid-September Report

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   SHOWS NOT NEEDED Not really, but it's nice to have no pressure to travel and worry about being here...

Philadelphia Mint Quietly Releases 2017-P Lincoln Cent

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   One of the most important U.S. coins in numismatic history entered circulation over the past several days, and barely...

Why the National Media Has the ISIS Gold and Silver Coin...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   The news exists--or should exist--to produce an informed populace, under the assumption that a populace needs...

CoinWeek IQ: Collecting Coin Boards with David Lange – 4K Video

The story of coin boards is the story of the coin hobby in America. NGC Research Director Davie Lange is the hobby's leading expert in...

Confronting Breen

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   Twenty-two years ago, noted numismatist Walter H. Breen died at Chino’s California Institute for Men, part of...

First Read: Mexican Beauty: Un Peso Caballito

First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature.... Essay by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   Mexican...

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...

Should You Collect Medals? Part II: World Medals

By David Thomason Alexander - Founder, Medal Collectors of America for CoinWeek....   As the first part of this review demonstrated, medal collecting in the United...

The Marvelous Pogue Family Collection, Part 7: The Mystique of the...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #294 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Robert Galiette Talks About the Gilded Age Collection of $20 Liberty...

Robert Galiette, Collector Interviewer: Charles Morgan, CoinWeek.com....... Robert Galiette has assembled a complete collection of $20 Liberty gold Double Eagles almost all of which are in...

Exquisite Barber Dimes and Proof Morgans Headline Legend’s Regency X Auction...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... For dealers and collectors at the top end of the U.S. rare coin market, all eyes will...

CoinWeek Podcast #82: Papyrus Creator and Coin Designer Chris Costello Drops...

CoinWeek Podcast #82: Papyrus Creator and Coin Designer Chris Costello Drops By Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...

The History of the First Third-Party Coin Grading Service – ANACS

By Tom DeLorey for CoinWeek.com ....   Many collectors nowadays are afraid to buy any coin not already graded and encapsulated by a third-party grading service...

CoinWeek IQ: Story of the 1894-S Barber Dime

Reposted from the Original June 2007 CoinLink Article....   The 1894-S Barber dime has been the subject of numerous comments, accounts, catalogue descriptions, and articles. In...

The Last Ancient Coin

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz... "What was the last ancient coin?" The question is unanswerable. There was no "last” ancient coin, just as there...

First United States Coin? David McCarthy Believes It’s the Quint.

From CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan: Senior numismatist for Kagin's, David McCarthy has just published new research into the Type 2 Quint pattern coin that has...

CoinWeek Podcast #78: Digging Out from Under Hurricane Harvey with Mike...

CoinWeek Podcast #78: Digging Out from Under Hurricane Harvey with Mike Fuljenz - Audio Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic...

British Museum: Exclusive Video of Piano Gold Coin Hoard

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Earlier this year, the British public--along with the rest of the world--was invited to help solve the mystery of a...

A Life in Numismatics – Arthur Meyer Kagin

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek....   For generations he was among America’s best-known professional numismatists and was widely eulogized upon his death on July 18,...