Dillon Gage Subsidiary IDS Group Opens First Texas Bullion Depository

Accepting clients as of November 1 International Depository Services Group (IDS), a privately-owned subsidiary of Dillon Gage Metals, has opened Texas’ first precious metals depository,...

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...

Coin Collecting Eighth Annual Market Review: Part 2

Coin industry leaders share their recommendations for collectors on any budget By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Wow! Another year come and gone....

Taraszka Collection of Early $10 Eagles Earns Over $3.2 Million in...

A milestone in early American numismatics was realized at the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction at the ANA World’s Fair of Money, where the...

Upcoming 2020 “Happiness” American Platinum Eagle Concludes Lukewarm Three-Coin Run

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   The 2020 “Pursuit of Happiness” Preamble to the Declaration of Independence Proof Platinum American Eagle marks the end of...

CoinWeek Podcast #102: Confronting Counterfeit Coins with Beth Deisher

 CoinWeek Podcast #102: Confronting Counterfeit Coins with Beth Deisher Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek...

United States 1947-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...

Jeff Garrett: Don’t Set Yourself Up for Numismatic Heartache

To succeed in collecting a set, make sure your target is financially feasible By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   When I began collecting...

The Coin Analyst: 2014 Native American Coin and Currency Set Becomes...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek...   Important Update:  The U.S. Mint has resumed accepting orders for the 2014 Native American coin and currency set. They are listed...

Looking Back on the Sacagawea Dollar 20 Years Later

By Adrian Chacon and Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Where have the last two decades years gone? It's hard to believe that, 20 years ago,...

CoinWeek Podcast #126: Collecting Medals in America

 CoinWeek Podcast #126: Collecting Medals in America Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on...

Ancient Coin Collectors Guild Continues Fight Against Coin Seizure

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Until the early years of the 21st century, it was relatively easy and completely legal for an American collector...

Inside the Rare Coin Market IN-DEPTH – Episode #1: Plus Grades

 CoinWeek and the Coin Dealer Newsletter team up to bring collectors two perspectives on the major factors driving rare coin prices with a new...

The Gold Coins of San Francisco, Part IV: “No Motto” Half...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Production of half eagles began at the newly opened mint in 1854. Coins produced through the...

CoinWeek Ancient Coins Series: The Ancient Coinage of Crete

Labyrinths and Minotaurs and Bulls, Oh My!   CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   FOR THE ANCIENT GREEKS, CRETE was a place of myth and...

CoinWeek Podcast #127: Coin Market Point/Counterpoint (with Scott Travers)

 CoinWeek Podcast #127: Coin Market Point/ Counterpoint (with Scott Travers) Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 15, 2017: Christmas Gold Coins, Bitcoin...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 15, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Ancient Jewish Coins - Fame, Fortune and Fakes Did you get gelt? No, not the chocolate...

Jeff Garrett: What to Give a Numismatist for Christmas

A coin, book or membership can make a memorable gift By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   If you’re like everyone else, you are...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1806 “C-1” Half Cent +...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   This is the 14th article in the continuing summary of deceptive struck counterfeits documented to date;...

PCGS Founder David Hall OUT at Collectors Universe

CoinWeek Staff Reports.... In a sparsely-worded press release issued on the morning of September 19, 2018, Collectors Universe announced the termination of PCGS founder and...

On Collecting Bicentennial Quarters: Risks and Rewards

Think modern coins are boring? Think again. Adapted from Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker's in-depth article, On Collecting Bicentennial Quarters: Risks and Rewards, this CoinWeek...

Imperial Wannabes: The Ancient Coinage of Roman Usurpers

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   IMPERIAL ROME NEVER REALLY solved the problem of orderly succession to power. The “normal” pattern of inheritance...

Jeff Garrett: Toned Coins – A Matter of Taste

Attractively toned coins continue to be one of the most enigmatic segments of the rare coin market   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC)...

The Story Behind the Susan B. Anthony Dollar

By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   Large dollar coins have never been overly successful in the United States. Early silver dollars didn’t circulate widely in...

Good Samaritan Returns $10,000 in Gold Coins to Owner

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   It’s probably safe to say that, for those of us who missed the cut for the Forbes 400...

10 Great Moments That Shaped American Coin Collecting, Part 1

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek .....   Selecting with absolute precision 10 of the greatest moments in the history of coin collecting in the United...

It’s Not All Rosy: Breast Cancer Coin First Day Sales Underwhelm

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Thursday, March 15 saw the much-ballyhooed release of the 2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin program, which includes the first-ever...

CoinWeek Reaches Two Major Milestones: Two Million Video Views & 40,000...

By CoinWeek .....   On Monday, May 15, 2017, CoinWeek surpassed two million views on its award-winning YouTube video channel. CoinWeek’s award-winning videos have brought numismatics to...

CoinWeek Debunks: Five Valuable Coins You WON’T Find Under Your Couch...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   We hear about many rare coins in the media that are worth big bucks, inspiring some of us to...

Mike Markowitz: The Coins of Shakespeare

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   Shakespeare’s works are rich in allusions to coins. Such references were meant to bring his audiences into closer identification...