CoinWeek Podcast #104: South Dakota vs. Wayfair and Its Potential Impact...

 CoinWeek Podcast #104: South Dakota vs. Wayfair and Its Potential Impact on You Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...

Space-Flown Armstrong Items to be Exhibited at the World’s Fair of...

The exhibit at the NGC booth includes Apollo 11 Robbins Medals, which show an early version of the design eventually used on the Eisenhower...

Toning and Eye Appeal on Rare and Modern Coins

  Coin Toning and Eye Appeal By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ..... Once it leaves the Mint, few things add value to a coin....

Counterfeit Coin Detection – The Top 10 Most Common Counterfeit US...

The World's Most Commonly Counterfeit US Coins: The 1909-S VDB Lincoln Cent. Counterfeit Coin Detection By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .... A list of...

Anna Escobedo Cabral, the 42nd United States Treasurer, to Sign PMG...

Paper Money Guaranty ® (PMG®) is excited to announce that Anna Escobedo Cabral, the 42nd Treasurer of the United States, will individually hand-sign certification...

FDR Executive Order 6102 – Forbidding the Hoarding of Gold

  From: President of the United States Franklin Delano Roosevelt To: The United States Congress Dated: 5 April, 1933 Presidential Executive Order 6102 Forbidding the Hoarding of Gold Coin,...

NGC to Grade McDonald’s MacCoin Tokens

by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.... NGC ran a metallurgical analysis on one of the tokens celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Big Mac. The world's newest "currency"...

A Perfect Score – Coins Graded Mint State-70

For most of numismatic history, the highest possible grade on the familiar 1-to-70 coin grading scale was an ideal to be considered rather than...

Coin Grading – PCGS Authenticates First Known 1878-S Specimen Morgan Dollar

Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) has authenticated and certified the only known specimen morgan dollar  - 1878 San Francisco Mint Morgan dollar. The VAM 58...

Numismatic Literary Guild 50th Anniversary Bash Set for Philadelphia ANA

Now celebrating its 50th anniversary, the Numismatic Literary Guild stages an awards ceremony (“The Bash”) at each ANA summer convention. Open to the public,...

Harvey Stack – Growing Up in a Numismatic Family – The...

By Harvey Stack – Co-Founder, Stack’s Bowers Galleries …… The Nixon Shock The year 1972 followed closely some of the events and happenings in the earlier years in the hobby. It was in...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1942/41 Mercury Dime Overdate

Counterfeit Coin Detection By Paul Sandler, NGC Grader/Researcher...... Altered dates and outright counterfeits are the two most common types of fake 1942/41 Mercury Dimes you will...

New Book by QDB on Vermont Coppers Available

Dave Bowers' Newest Book on Vermont Coppers Has Something for Everyone By Chris McDowell Dave has done it again! Yet another numismatic best seller is soon...

Special ACTF Exhibit of Counterfeit Coins, Bars at ANA Word’s Fair...

Counterfeit Morgan dollar as well as counterfeit PCGS inserts and components of fake PCGS holder are among seized items sized by Homeland Special...

American Numismatic Society announces gift from Eric P. Newman Numismatic...

For over sixty years the American Numismatic Society (ANS) has offered an intense eight week long summer course in numismatics to select graduate students....

Recent Numismatic Crime you should be aware of – Stay Alert...

The Following reports are distributed by The Numismatic Crime Information Center run by Doug Davis.  Anyone with information on ANY of these crimes should contact: Doug...

US Coin Profiles – Standing Liberty Quarter, Type 1, 1916-1917

Description: Charles Barber's quarter dollar design was introduced in 1892, a beneficiary of the provision of the Mint Act of 1890 which allowed for the...

The Rise and Fall of the Franklin Mint

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek .... In 2016, the meteoric career of the Franklin Mint (FM) has ended in Never-Never-Land as a dusty footnote...

Paper Money – What Are The World’s 15 Highest Denominations Ranked...

Paper Money Denominations Updated by Coinweek Staff July 24, 2018 ....... Ever wonder what the highest-denomination paper money banknotes are in the world’s top-producing nations based...

Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles Available Through Heritage Auctions

Volume written by Roger Burdette and edited by Heritage Auctions experts breaks down history of popular collectible coin DALLAS, Texas (July 13, 2018) – The...

CoinWeek IQ: Coinage Act of 1834

Coinage Act of 1834 1834 June 27 An Act concerning the gold coins of the United States, and for other purposes. In order to bring the gold...

PCGS Certifies Unique Mated Pair of Proof Gold Die Caps

PCGS Certified Errors coins By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ...... PCGS has certified an unusual pair of gold error coin struck by the...

American Numismatic Society Massive Two-Week Summer Numismatic Books Sale

American Numismatic Society Massive Two-Week Summer Numismatic Books Sale The ANS has so many numismatic books and journals on the horizon (and from the past...

Ever Seen this Before? NGC Certifies Unique “Mint Cancelled” Error Coin

This 2007-D Washington quarter error coin was originally struck on a Sacagawea $1 planchet before being cancelled by the US Mint. The mint has been...

Counterfeit Banknotes – The Story of Czeslaw Bojarski

Counterfeit Banknotes - By Paper Money Guaranty Staff ........ One of the most successful makers of counterfeit banknotes of the 20th century was Czeslaw Bojarski and...

Modern Coins – Are MS-70 Coins “Value Traps”?

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek.... Thirty plus years after the establishment of the first professional coin grading companies, some modern coin collectors remain skeptical of...

Ron Drzewucki’s Grading Coins: The 1916-D Mercury Dime, from AG3 to...

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ..... For as long as I’ve been around coins, the 1916-D Mercury dime has always been one of...

CAC Coins Bring Premiums in Auctions in June 2018

by Certified Acceptance Corporation.... CAC coins continue to tend to realize higher prices at auction than their non-CAC counterparts. Here are ten examples among many that...

NGC Grades New York Bank Hoard of 16,000 Morgan Dollars

SARASOTA, Fla. (July 16, 2018) — Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified the New York Bank Hoard, a group of 16,000 Morgan Dollars that...

CoinWeek IQ: Coinage Act of 1792

Coinage Act of 1792 United States Statutes at Large, 2nd Congress, Session I., p. 246-251. April 2, 1792 AN ACT Establishing a Mint, and regulating the Coins...