Coin Profiles: United States 1794 Flowing Hair Dollar

Description The United States silver dollar denomination was authorized by the Mint Act of April 2, 1792, but not produced until the fall of 1794....

Price Records Emerge for Finest CAC Commemorative Half Dollars

By Mark Ferguson - Publisher, CAC Market Values .....   While prices for many classic commemorative half dollars are at historic lows, some high-end commems are...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins of the Vikings

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   On JUNE 8, 793, A BAND of Norse raiders sacked Lindisfarne, a monastery on the...

The Coin Analyst: How Might $100 Silver Impact the Coin Market?

Silver Market by Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Rising bullion prices have often been a boon for the numismatic coin market. They enable precious metal...

Dillon Gage Explains Coronavirus Impacts on Gold

Gold expert explains why gold performs well in times of uncertainty   By Dillon Gage Metals ......   Dillon Gage, a world leader in physical precious metals, explains...

CoinWeek Podcast: How Coin Writer Chris Bulfinch Sees the Hobby

 CoinWeek Podcast #128: How Coin Writer Chris Bulfinch Sees the Hobby Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...

Eye-Catching Toned Seated Liberty Half at David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Auctions  ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1106 offers another selection from the D.L. Hansen Collection as well as a gem...

Jeff Garrett: The Smithsonian National Numismatic Collection

An exhibit at the National Museum of American History showcases many legendary rarities   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Spring is fast approaching....

PMG Grades Mismatched Serial Number Error on US $20 Bill

A woman who made a purchase at the January 2020 Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Show in Orlando got an unexpected bonus in her change:...

Collecting 1943 Lincoln Steel Cents

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   There are few 20th-century coins as popular with numismatists and non-numismatists alike as 1943 Lincoln Steel cents. Struck as...

Mythical Monsters on Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist....

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...

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 First Read: 100 Greatest Ancient Coins, Second Edition

First Read, a continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature... Review by Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   Believe us, writing books like...

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...

Awesome Coins From Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ Regency 36 Auction

  On January 30, Legend Rare Coin Auctions will offer 394 lots of high-quality certified coins, included hundreds of CAC-approved pieces at its Regency Auction...

CoinWeek Cool Coins! 2020 Episode 1: 1976-S Error, Top Pop 1838-C,...

   CoinWeek's Cool Coins! returns with our first episode of 2020. In this episode, we talk to Doug Winter about an amazing 1838-C $5 gold coin...

Let’s Talk Loupes and Magnification (Video)

   CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan breaks down each of these coin viewing and magnification products and shows you what they look like in use. If you'd...

Swiss Mint Issues World’s Smallest Gold Coin Showing Albert Einstein

By The Federal Mint Swissmint ......   The Smallest Gold Coin in the World With determination, patience, and ingenuity, Albert Einstein established his enduring fame in 1905...

Let’s Talk Coin Storage

   Coin storage is the topic we discuss in this stream featuring CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan. Charles shares his personal experiences using a number of...

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...

CAC and the Appearance Rarity of Dahlonega and Charlotte Half Eagles

Dahlonega and Charlotte Half Eagles by Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner   CAC has introduced a number of new shifts in the taste...

CoinWeek Podcast #125: Denis Loring on Collecting Copper Coins

 CoinWeek Podcast #125: Denis Loring on Collecting Copper Coins Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes.   CoinWeek...

Donald Scarinci on the 100 Greatest Modern World Coins: Whitman

In March 2020, Whitman Publishing will release 100 Greatest Modern World Coins, by numismatists Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker. The 168-page coffee-table hardcover will...

CoinWeek Streaming News: 2020 America the Beautiful Quarter PROOF SET Released…

  The 2020 United States Mint release calendar continues at a busy pace this January with the release of the 2020 America the Beautiful Quarter...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins of the Nabataeans

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   ...reat must have been the opulence of a city, which could dedicate such monuments to the memory of its...

Doug Winter: What Sold Best at DWN in 2019

Gold Coins by Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner   Instead of the tired “what was hot/what was not” end-of-the-year articles that I typically...

Why Was the Mintmark Moved on Walking Liberty Half Dollars ?

Walking Liberty Half Dollars by Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Walking Liberty half dollars are widely considered among the most beautiful coins the United States...

The Coin Analyst: The Most Profitable Modern Coins of 2019

The Most Profitable Modern Coins by Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   In 2019 two major trends stood out in modern coins. The first trend was...

CoinWeek IQ – Intro to Colonial State Copper Coinages

Colonial State Coppers by Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   Colonial coins and Federal issues are entirely different beasts, and when you’re first getting into colonials,...