Classic U.S. Coins for less than $500 each, part 12: Copper-Nickel...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #261  A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Spotlight on So-Called Dollars

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   What is a So-Called Dollar? It is said that New York coin dealer Thomas Elder first coined...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 5 Euro Cent

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 5 Euro Cent (2002-Present) The largest of the copper-plated steel small denomination euro coins, the 5 euro cent is the rough equivalent of...

Coin Submission Success Strategies

By Charles Morgan with Hubert Walker If you’re anything like me, then you occasionally submit coins to one of the major Third Party Grading companies...

A 32-Year History in Two-and-a-Half Pages: The Case of the Chinese...

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   Bullion collectors today enjoy a smorgasbord of products from a variety of nations. After the Krugerrand proved...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 1 Euro Coin

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 1 Euro Coin (2002-Present) The 1 euro coin is a bimetallic coin composed of a copper-nickel center with a nickel-brass outer ring. Along with...

NGC Ancients: CoinArchives — Premium Research Tool for Ancient Coins

By David Vagi, Director of NGC Ancients....   NGC offers premium access to an incomparable online resource that allows you to search through ancient coin auction...

NGC Releases Enhanced Census and US Coin Price Guide

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® - NGC® has launched a new and dramatically improved Census and US Coin Price Guide. Utilizing the latest technologies, the...

Oh, Canada: Canadian Coins A “Natural” Alternative to U.S. Coins –...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek....   If you’re like me, you hang onto every Canadian coin you find in circulation because they look so different from...

The Five Millennia History of Korea Gold and Silver Commemorative Coins...

By Mark Lovmo....   In the early 1970s, coin enthusiasts around the world were introduced to the first legal tender gold and silver commemorative coins to be...

Learning How to Grade – Part 1

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. Originally Appeared in Canadian Coin News My biggest pet peeve about our wonderful hobby of coin collecting is the over-grading of coins. I...

Coin Guides – Whitman Debuts 2nd Edition MEGA RED™ Deluxe Red...

The second edition of Whitman Publishing’s Guide Book of United States Coins, Deluxe Edition, popularly known as MEGA RED, debuted at the Whitman Baltimore...

Rare Gold Coins under $5000, Part 1: Classic Head Quarter Eagles...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #211 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds …….. The present...

World Coins: Chile 2008 50 Peso

From the NGC Posted by Jay Turner, NGC Grader on 5/15/2012 Some 2008 50 Peso coins were issued with Chile misspelled. In numismatics, errors and varieties are two of...

Exploring US Proof Coinage with Jeff Garrett

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ….. The US Mint has been striking what are universally considered Proof coins...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 2002: Ambras Castle (Schloß Ambras) 10...

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 10 Euro Silver Coin – Ambras Castle | Schloß Ambras  (2002) Castles of Austria Series (2002-2004) Specifications: The Castles of Austria Series ran from 2002 to...

New Guide Book of Peace Dollars Explores America’s Last Silver Dollar...

Whitman Publishing announces the release of the updated and revised third edition of the Guide Book of Peace Dollars, by award-winning numismatic researcher Roger...

Spotlight on So-Called Dollars 2

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   Early American Commemoratives, Part 2: Commemoratives and Related So-Called Dollars In the first part of our story, we...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Unrecognized Importance of 1846 Dimes

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #98 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds When people think about rare dimes,...

Rare Coin Marketplace: Specialized Designations for Strike Quality on Specific Coin...

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ….. Jefferson Nickels, Mercury Dimes, Roosevelt Dimes, Standing Quarters and Franklin Half Dollars...

American Numismatic Association Unveils “Treasures in Your Pocket”

You could have a collectible coin in your pocket change that might be worth hundreds of dollars To encourage budding coin collectors, the American Numismatic...

PCGS Periodic Table Poster Now Available On Amazon

If you can’t attend one of the upcoming major shows in Baltimore, Chicago, or Long Beach, you still have an opportunity to obtain one...

United States Mint Launches New Mobile App for Smartphones

The United States Mint today announced the release of MyUSMint, the bureau's new mobile application (app) for Android™ smartphones, the iPhone® and the iPod...

So-Called Dollars Debut in Whitman Mega Red Book

Deluxe Edition of The Guide Book of U.S. Coins will showcase So-Called Dollars By Jeff Shevlin ......   According to Kenneth Bressett, editor for the Red Book,...

Our Best Sides: Taking a Look at 30 Years of Modern...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker It’s hard to believe that the modern commemorative program is over 30 years old now. In some ways, it’s...

Considerations for Investing In Rare Coins

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com Prices of rare coins appreciate because new money enters the rare coin market vying for their limited supply....

NGC Announces Valuable Auction Research Tool

⎯ Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) announced the release today of NGC Auction Central – a new resource that maintains auction data for NGC-certified...

The Coin Analyst: Grading Service Guidelines and Clarification on Bullion Coin...

by Louis Golino for Coin Week Since my last column on the 25th anniversary silver eagle sets was published, there have been a couple more...

New Coin Books: Early Quarter Dollars of the United States Mint...

Early Quarter Dollars of the United States Mint 1796-1838    is the culmination of over a decade of research by the authors into the early...

Coin Prices: Liquidation Value Often Varies Greatly from Replacement Value

By Mark Ferguson I recently completed a coin appraisal in which each coin was worth around $50,000. In the process of performing the appraisal...