Infographic – The History of Metals

The History of Metals We have documented the history if individual metals before and we have also visualized their annual production. However, we have not...

Buried Treasure of 1427 US Gold Coins Certified by...

 Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) has authenticated, graded and certified 1,427 U.S. 19th century gold coins that were found in eight, decaying metal canisters...

Technology Innovation Boosts Chinese Panda Coins – New Gold Coin Trading...

Technology Innovation Boosts the Development of Chinese Panda Gold and Silver Coins Introduction of the Gold Coin Trading System Over recent years, with the improvement of...

Industry Teamwork Defeats Repeal of Maryland’s Hobby Sales-Tax Exemption

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA)....   Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo lobbyist Dennis Rasmussen, Maryland numismatic businesses and collectors, and the Industry Council for...

First Read: The Gold Indians of Bela Lyon Pratt by Allan...

First Read, a continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature... Review by Charles Morgan for CoinWeek ..... The Gold Indians of...

NCS Conservation: Scratches on Coins

A scratch is a type of mechanical damage that has moved or removed metal from the surface of a coin By Numismatic Conservation Services (NCS)...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1891 Double Eagle US Gold Coin

Counterfeit 1891 Double Eagle By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation....   NGC graders identified an 1891-S Double Eagle with a removed mintmark. Because most alterations involve...

The Most Important Coin I’ve Ever Handled

By Mark Borckardt .......... During 33+ years as a full time professional numismatist, I have had the opportunity to examine and handle many of the...

NGC-certified Chinese Rarity Tops $1 Million Mark in Hong Kong Auction

At Champion’s Hong Kong Auction 15, on August 28, 2011, a 1992 China Compass 2000 Yuan 1 Kg Gold graded NGC PF 69 Ultra...

Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Langbord-Switt 1933 Double Eagles Case

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   It may have been Neil Gorsuch's first day on the bench, but the real news Monday, April 17 (at...

Sundman Littleton Coin Lecture Series Draws Speakers to ANA 2014 World’s...

Jill Kimball, Public Relations, Littleton Coin Company.... Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……… Littleton Coin Company of New Hampshire sponsors a lecture series in honor its founder Maynard...

Littleton Coin Company: Coin Grading 101

By Littleton Coin Company ...........   Like nearly all collectibles (antiques, classic cars, comic books, baseball cards, stamps and more), the condition or grade of a...

NGC Grades Newman Colonials

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified more than 600 American Colonial and Pre-Federal coins, tokens and medals from the outstanding collection of Eric P....

Coins of Dark Days: World War II in Occupied Europe

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek....   May 8, 1945 was VE Day, "Victory in Europe" Day, which marked the end of fighting on the continent...

Gold, Precious Metals & Bullion News – Minnesota Sales Tax Exemption...

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets .....   On May 30, 2017, Minnesota governor Mark Dayton signed into law omnibus bill H1A, which included a sales-tax...

CoinWeek Podcast #59: PCGS’ Mark Stephenson on the State of the...

CoinWeek Podcast #59: PCGS' Mark Stephenson on the State of the Market Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...

Technology Changes How Collectors of Coins and Precious Metals Investors do...

ModernCoinMart (MCM), a division of John Maben Rare Coins, Inc., of Sarasota, Florida, has laid a benchmark in the 21st century coin market as...

Numismatic Quick Hits: Liberty “V” Murder Mystery + John W. Adams...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   How many times has the United States employed Roman numerals on its coinage? The silver three-cent piece debuted...

NGC Ancients: The Roman Civil War of A.D. 68–69, Year of...

By Josh Illingworth - NGC Ancients .....   This year marks the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the American Civil War. The concept of civil...

Precious Metal News – Virtual Gold Treasure Hunt to Engage Community...

On August 2, 2016, the Gold Industry Group announced a long-term, community engagement project in the Perth CBD, which is expected to attract millions...

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...

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

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries .....   I have had the pleasure of writing and publishing some of my thoughts on coins and...

It’s Not Too Early to Plan for the ANA’s 2017 National...

Save Time and Bypass the Lines It’s not too early to be making plans for the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) 2017 National Money Show in...

NGC: 1715 Plate Fleet Shipwreck Image Gallery Now Online

Extra ordinary rare and high-grade coins recovered from the storied 1715 Treasure Fleet shipwreck Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has created an online image gallery of...

Gary Adkins Receives 2016 Professional Numismatists Guild Lifetime Achievement Award

Gary Adkins (center) received the 2016 Professional Numismatists Guild Lifetime Achievement Award from PNG President Dana Samuelson (left) and PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman...

Whitman Releasing Obsolete Paper Money Encyclopedia Vol. 7 June 28

Whitman Publishing announces the upcoming release of volume 7 of the Whitman Encyclopedia of Obsolete Paper Money, by Q. David Bowers. In 736 pages...

2015-W Mint State Silver Eagle Coins – Special Designation Inserts

The 2015-W Mint State Silver Eagle will be the latest release in the popular American Silver Eagle series. Coins will go on sale Thursday,...

Stars of TV’s ‘Diggers’ to teach ANA Summer Seminar Workshop

One-day metal-detecting course offers students in-the-field experience. The American Numismatic Association’s premier educational event, Summer Seminar, will host a special metal-detecting workshop instructed by the...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – The 1924-S Standing Liberty Quarter

Counterfeit 1924-S Standing Liberty Quarter By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) .....   As we’ve said in previous Counterfeit Coin Detection columns, no US coinage issue is immune...

Northwest Territorial Mint Bankrupt, Bullion Buyers May Lose Millions

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   In what began as a dispute between a landlord and his tenant has exploded into a...