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...

PCGS Certifies Unique Special Strike 1904-O $10 Gold Eagle

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has certified the 1904-O $10 W.J. Brophy specimen as a unique Special Strike, SP68. PCGS experts have attributed the...

Confederate Half Dollar and More: NGC Certifies Eric P. Newman Collection,...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an additional 427 coins, tokens and medals from the Eric P. Newman Collection. These selections comprise the ninth...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 13, 2017: Swiss 10 Franc, Money...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for October 13, 2017:  Brain Food 1.) Silver dollar artist: Orem sculptor designs WWI commemorative coin The most common mistake beginners make,...

The Greatest U.S. Coin Collections Ever Auctioned, Part 2: Parmelee

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #387 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   This is the second...

PCGS Certifies Two Rare and Unusual Washington Quarter Errors

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) recently certified two extremely rare and unusual Washington Quarter errors. The first is the third-known example of a two-tailed quarter...

Chinese Coins: The First Show Panda

Chinese coins- The first Show Panda created quite the “Pandamania” in the late 1980s By Peter Anthony  - Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .......   As hundreds of collectors,...

Collecting World Currency: A Study of El Banco del Estado de...

By Connor Falk - Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   The history of El Banco del Estado de Chihuahua (Bank of the State of Chihuahua) is...

NGC Discovers Prooflike Surface Palladium Eagle Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has discovered that some of the US Mint’s new Palladium American Eagle coins have Prooflike surfaces. Coins submitted to NGC...

21st Edition of Friedberg’s U.S. Paper Money to See October Release

By Coin & Currency Institute ....   Sixty-four years after its introduction, the 21st edition of Paper Money of United States, the standard reference book on...

Shanghai Mint Strikes Gold, Silver Medals for NGC 30th Anniversary

The medals celebrate NGC's expertise, global reach and commitment to impartiality The Shanghai Mint, one of the official mints of the People’s Republic of China,...

Whitman Releases New Q. David Bowers Book on Secrets of Smart...

Whitman Publishing announces the release of the newest book by Q. David Bowers. Inside the Rare Coin Marketplace: Secrets to Being a Smart Buyer...

Kolbe & Fanning Oct. 7 Numismatic Book Auction is Tomorrow

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers will hold Sale 147 this Saturday, October 7, 2017, beginning at 12:00 noon eastern time. Featuring material from the...

Tips for Coin Collectors – The Appreciation of Toned Coins

There is a wide variety of toning, and judging its value on a coin is tricky By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   My...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 6, 2017: Australia 5 Cent, Money...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for October 6, 2017: Brain Food 1.) INFOGRAPHIC: 58 Insane Facts About Bitcoin You probably have heard a lot of people...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – The 1972 Doubled Die Lincoln Cent

GENUINE 1972 Double Die Lincoln Cent - courtesy of Heritage Auctions. By Max Spiegel - Numismatic Researcher, NGC ......   Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) recently received a...

World Coins – The Argentina 1829 “Tapados” of Facundo Quiroga

By Mariano Cohen, courtesy Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ...... Lot 777: Argentina (River Plate Provinces), La Rioja Mint, 8 reales, 1828P, NGC MS 63 (finest-known...

Heritage Auctions Releases 1802 Half Dime Book

The 1802 half dime is one of the great rarities in U.S. numismatics. It is without a doubt the key date early half dime....

In the Early Days of Stack’s: Growing up in a Numismatic...

In which yours truly meets not one but TWO numismatic legends By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries .....   Links to Part 1 | Part...

The Greatest U.S. Coin Collections Ever Auctioned, Part 1: Rarity Over...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #388 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   This series is about...

NGC to Retire Select Labels at the End of the Year

Certain NGC labels are available for only a short time longer Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) will retire several of its special NGC labels at the...

Coin Collecting: Which Coin Is Right for You?

By Jim Bisognani - NGC Contributor ........   Somehow the last quarter of 2017 is here already. I shouldn’t be surprised, as I have a multitude...

In the Early Days of Stack’s: Growing up in a Numismatic...

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries .....   Links to Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 The Good Days at Stack's in 1951 With...

NGC-Certified “Una and the Lion” Proof Coin Realizes About $460,000

An 1839 Victoria gold “Una and the Lion” Five Pounds that was recently certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has realized £340,000 (about $460,000...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1797 “S-136” Large Cent +...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   This latest installment in the continuing summary of the deceptive struck counterfeits documented to date concerns...

CoinWeek IQ: World Coin Grading Shootout! 4K Video

At the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) 2017 World's Fair of Money, CoinWeek teamed up with Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) to produce another great CoinWeek...

New Standard Work on Coins of Queen Isabel II of Spain...

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers are proud to announce the availability of Pat O’Connor’s new book The Coins of Queen Isabel II of Spain:...

NGC, NCS and PMG to Take Part in October’s Numismata Berlin

Company representatives will distribute information and accept submissions at the Numismata Berlin event in the German capital Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®), Numismatic Conservation Services® (NCS®)...

Building a World Class Numismatic Gold Coin Collection: The Josiah K....

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   CoinWeek continues to post Harvey Stack's wonderful series of blogs on not only the building of one...

More Highlights from Kolbe & Fanning Oct. 7 Book Auction

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers will be holding our Sale 147 on Saturday, October 7, 2017. The 500-lot sale includes material from the libraries...