ANA Money Museum Receives Important Donation of George Washington Medals From Dwight Manley

ANA Money Museum Receives Important Donation of George Washington Medals From Dwight Manley

Benefactor's multi-million dollar exonumia donation includes over 800 medals from Historical Society of Pennsylvania's famous Baker Collection   More than 850 gold, silver, and bronze medals...

CoinWeek Ancient Coins Series: How Ancient Coins Were Made

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   BRICKS WERE PROBABLY the first mass-produced industrial product. Cast bronze arrowheads, produced by the millions, might well have been...

Money Museum Debuts Kids Zone to Teach Kids About Money

Free open house includes minting demonstrations, prizes and lots of play time The American Numismatic Association debuts the “Kids Zone,” an interactive exhibit designed to...

American Numismatic Association Cancels 2020 Summer Seminar

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) announced that the 2020 Summer Seminar, scheduled for June 27-July 9 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, has been cancelled due...

What Does the Future of Money Look Like? Papers Accepted for ANA Sundman Lecture...

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is currently accepting proposals for the 2019 Maynard Sundman Littleton Coin Company Lecture Series. Presentations will be given August...

Pete Smith on the Passing of Francis Paul Prucha (1921-2015)

By Pete Smith for CoinWeek.com....   Francis Paul Prucha, author of Indian Peace Medals in American History, died on July 30, 2015, at age 94. His...

NGC Label/Pedigree for March of Dimes Special Silver Set

The March of Dimes Special Silver Set, which includes two new Roosevelt Dimes and a Proof March of Dimes commemorative dollar, goes on sale...

Commemorative Stories: 1986 Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Part II

By David Provost for CoinWeek.... Author’s Note: Part I of the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island coins story can be found here.   The Statue of Liberty –...

NGC Introduces Multi-Coin Holder for 4, 5 or 6 Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has announced a new NGC Large Multi-Coin Holder, a single holder that can encapsulate four, five or six coins. The Large...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 9, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 9, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Plough uncovers major hoard of Roman coins A WONDERFUL collection of 120 Roman Imperial coins was...
Q. David Bowers' Guide Book of Modern U.S. Dollar Coins. Images courtesy Whitman Publishing

CoinWeek Sneak Peek: Q. David Bowers’ A Guide Book of Modern United States Dollar...

Whitman Publishing is releasing a new volume in the popular Bowers Series of numismatic references. The 320-page Guide Book of Modern United States Dollar...

The Brophy Specimen 1904-O $10 Gold Eagle, PCGS SP68

By Ron Guth for PCGS ......     The following is a transcript of Ron Guth's comments above about the Brophy Specimen 1904-O Gold Eagle:   "This 1904-O $10...

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....

NGC Vintage US Rarities Show Strength in Heritage ANA Sale

Vintage US coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) led the way in Heritage Auctions’ recent sale at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s...

Coin Grading – NGC Signature Series Labels

NGC hand-signed labels provide a way for a collector to purchase a coin with an interesting personal connection and, oftentimes, a low NGC graded...

American Numismatic Association Celebrates National Coin Week with Educational Activities

This year marks the 100th anniversary of United States involvement in "The War to End All Wars," World War I. To honor the connection...

The Story of the New Orleans Mint in Louisiana

By Timothy O'Fallon - Gibraltar Coins & Precious Metals ......   Founding of the City and the Battle of New Orleans New Orleans was founded in 1718...

Legend Numismatics February Long Beach Market Report

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics CoinWeek Content Partner .......   Ever jump into a pool head first to find there was no water? We just did...
Early American Coppers CoinWeek IQ Video Title Card

CoinWeek IQ: Let’s Collect: Early Coppers – 4K Video

The coin collecting hobby in the United States grew tremendously in the mid-19th century when collectors saved Early American copper coins from destruction after...

CoinWeek Grading Series – Walking Liberty Half Dollars

Taught by Ray Herz. Another video in the CoinWeek grading series with different experts in the various fields of numismatics. Copyright © CoinWeek 2015 COINWeek is the...
Numismatic Crime

Recent Numismatic Crime You Should Be Aware Of – Stay Alert

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   USPS Losses The following two offenses have been reported stolen/missing. #1 The following two coins...

Collecting and Appreciating Naturally Toned Coins, Part 2

By Greg Reynolds for CoinWeek .....   In Part 1, I discussed the fact that almost all sophisticated collectors of U.S. coins have a very strong...

The Last Coinage of Portuguese India

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   Throughout the long and complicated history of Colonial India, Portugal had the longest span of all the European colonizers. Beginning...
1840's US Gold Quarter Eagles

The Appearance Rarity of Liberty Head Quarter Eagles: How CAC Populations Help Determine Which...

Liberty Head Quarter Eagles by Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner   CAC has introduced a number of new shifts in the taste of...

Non-Cancelled Martha Washington Judd #2131 Obverse Die Offered for Sale

By CoinWeek Staff Reports ..... The United States Mint produced Martha Washington die to strike experimental patterns. In the Spring 2018 issue of Mint Error News...

Ancient Coin News – ANS Announces Ptolemaic Coins Online

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce the release of a new web-based research tool: Ptolemaic Coins Online (PCO). As part of the...

PNG Launching Numismatic Mentoring Program: Promoting Numismatic Growth

The Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.com) has announced it will create an education and mentoring program to recruit and train the next generation of coin...

Mike Markowitz: CoinWeek Coins of the Bible Video Series, Part IX: Prutah of Pontius...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series writer Mike Markowitz has long brought context and his unique insights into the fascinating world of ancient coins to contemporary collectors. In this...

ANA Names Brianna Victor New Seminar Manager

Brianna Victor was named the American Numismatic Association (ANA) Seminar Manager in September after Amber Bradish departed to pursue a post-graduate degree. Victor will...

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,...