The Rarest Half Dollar Coin of the Philadelphia Mint: The 1817/4...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #295 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ....... Before 2005, just...

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...

Is the Naftzger-Blay 1807/6 the only Gem Quality & Full Red...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics:News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #292 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds.... At...

First Read: Whitman Encyclopedia of Mexican Money, Volume 2: Modern Coins...

First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature....   In 2014, Whitman published the Whitman Encyclopedia of Mexican...

The Case for Collecting Modern World Coins & Currency

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   If you’ve followed our writing at CoinWeek over the years, you’re probably aware of our advocacy for...

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...

Tales from the Bourse: Crazy Times — The Hunt Brothers Stir Things...

This New Edition of Tales from the Bourse is published courtesy of David Lawrence Rare Coins…. Being born in 1969, I was quite young when the Hunt Brothers drove...

Story of the Fugio Cent of 1787 – VIDEO: 2:15.

Ray Rouse, Exhibit Chairman, Early American Coppers Society, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. The Fugio Cent has a great story inspired by Benjamin Franklin and authorized...

Smithsonian Embraces Entrepreneurial Spirit, Opens American Innovation Wing

New Exhibit Features the National Numismatic Collection By CoinWeek News Staff....   On Wednesday, July 1, the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. officially opened the Innovation Wing...

Should You Collect Medals?

By David Thomason Alexander, Founder of Medal Collectors of America for Coinweek....   Medals remain a mystery to many American coin collectors in 2015. Part of the...

Harvey Stack: Harry Forman, Colonel Green, and Challenging Consignments – Video

Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…. In this mini-series of interviews, Stack’s Bowers founder Harvey Stack shares his thoughts and recollections about his sixty-plus years in the coin business.   Harvey Stack: Coin Dealer Harry...

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...

For Napoleon Apologists, Defeat Comes in the Flavor of Belgian Mint

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   An epic and bloody battle played out on June 18, 1815, claiming the lives of half a...

105 Coins to be Offered in Pogue II Auction in September

Stack's Bowers Galleries' auction offering of the unparalleled D. Brent Pogue Collection of Masterpieces of United States Coinage continues on September 30, 2015 in...

Dave Harper Discusses the Demise of Numismatic Print Publications. Video: 4:56.

Numismatic News Editor Dave Harper discusses the state of numismatic print publishing and ponders what the future might have in store for the numismatic...

Gender Politics and the Austrian Mint’s 2015 Life Ball Medal feat....

Special Commentary by CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan....   2015 marks the 23rd year of the Life Ball, a fundraising event held each year in Vienna, Austria....

CoinWeek’s Pogue Sale, First Session Coin Auction Recap. Video: 6:04

David Redden, Auctioneer, Sotheby’s; Q. David Bowers; John Kraljevich, Stack’s Bowers Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…. The first session of the D. Brent Pogue Collection was auctioned by Stack’s Bowers-Sotheby’s in New York on May 19, 2015. In the...

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...

First Read: Benjamin Franklin in Terra Cotta

First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature...   Essay by David Thomason Alexander, Founder Medal Collectors of America...

The Pogue Collection – Price Performance & Investing in the Top...

By Russell A. Augustin - AU Capital Management.... At the Sotheby’s York Avenue location in New York City last week, the important sale of the D....

The Marvelous Pogue Family Coin Collection, Part 5: 1820 Capped Bust...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #279 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

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 Marvelous Pogue Family Coin Collection, Part 4: 18th Century Rarities...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #278 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Harvey Stack – A Life in Numismatics and Harvey’s Most Memorable...

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...

The Incredible Gene Gardner Coin Collection, Part 6 – Auction...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #277 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

The Twin Leaf Collection of Large Cents – An In-Depth Conversation...

Vicken Yegparian, Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers. Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. In July at the Whitman Baltimore Expo, Stack's Bowers will offer the Twin Leaf Collection, an...

Harvey Stack – Amon Carter’s 1822 $5, the Lilly 1926-S $20,...

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...

Coinage of Kyrene: A Greek City in Libya

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz....   THE JEBEL AKHDAR OR “GREEN MOUNTAINS” OF LIBYA stretches eastward from Benghazi for a hundred miles (160 km)...

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...

David T. Alexander: Ships on World Coins!

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek .....   With their natural grace and implied motion, Ships are among the most beautiful elements in the coin designs...