First Read: Coins & Collectors: Golden Anniversary Edition

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

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,...

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

By David Provost for CoinWeek... Previous installments of this article can be found here: Part I, Part II, Part III, and Part IV.   The House Subcommittee on...

Brilliant Concepts – Uphill Labor, Creating the 1983 ANA Catalog

By David Thomason Alexander  for  CoinWeek …. Cataloging the 1983 ANA auction was a “white water rapids” experience. This was most important sale to be held...

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...

193: The Year of Five Emperors

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   The Death of Commodus IN RIDLEY SCOTT'S FILM GLADIATOR (2000), demented emperor Commodus (played by Joaquin Phoenix) is...

A Crown and Taler Man, Reflections on Dr. John S. Davenport

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek.... Rarely does a single individual become identified so completely with any area of numismatics as did Dr. John S....

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....

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...

CoinWeek Q&A with Former Congressman Mike Castle

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   Congressman Mike Castle served as governor of the state of Delaware from 1985 to 1992 and served almost 18...

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...

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...

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...

David T. Alexander: How this Auction Cataloger “Got that Way”

By David T. Alexander for CoinWeek.... I have spent the last 40 years as a professional auction cataloger for several prominent firms. As a young...

CoinWeek Q&A with U.S. Gold Coin Expert Douglas Winter

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek... Douglas Winter's love for numismatics began at the young age of seven. He has actively traded in coins since the...

Ancient Coin Insights: Coinage of Parthia

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   PARTHIAN ROYAL HISTORY (c. 247 BC – 228 CE) IS a dismal record of sons murdering fathers, and brothers...

The Kennedy Gold Proof Launch and the Modern Coin Market

By Charles Morgan, Scott Purvis, and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   In a hobby already prone to hyperbole, the recent release of the Kennedy Gold Proof inspired...

The Coin Analyst: Are Coin Show Releases Good for Numismatics?

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ............   As the dust settles on the largest and most important coin show of the year, the American Numismatic Association's...

Coin Values: What’s It Worth? How dealers determine the value of...

How are rare coin prices determined? Often the question dealers will ask is: “I know what Greysheet (Coin Dealer Newsletter bid) is, but what...

Coin Values: Pricing Problem Coins !

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. I’ve discussed many times the process in which how nice coins are assigned price levels. But how are...

CoinWeek Article Leads to the Discovery of Previously Unknown 1942-1946 Double...

A coin dealer's article on Double Mint Sets leads to the discovery of 1942-1946 Double Mint Sets... By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek...

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...

Dimes of 1809 – A Key in the Capped Bust Dime...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #230 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

The Real Diehl: The Inside Story of the Sacagawea Dollar, Part...

The Real Diehl is a weekly column by former United States Mint Director Philip N. Diehl, exclusively for CoinWeek ……….. This is the third in a series of articles in...