Counterfeit Coins and the Effects on Numismatics

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Editors Note: Links to the next two Articles.... Part2     Part 3 Counterfeiting, or making something false, has...

Don Everhart: My Career in Coins, Part 1 – The Franklin...

By Don Everhart - Former Sculptor-Engraver, United States Mint ..... Exclusive for CoinWeek   Fresh out of college in 1973, I made a decision that would change...

Harvey Stack Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The Early Days...

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Links to earlier parts: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 |...

Ancient Gold Coins : The First Circulating Gold Coinage and...

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   The Colosseo Collection The First Circulating Coinage Little is known about this mysterious archaic electrum coinage - the...

Jeff Garrett – When Coins Become Extinct in a Cashless...

What would a cashless society mean for numismatics? By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   In the last few years there has much debate...

Harvey Stack Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The Early Days...

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Links to earlier parts: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 |...

Harvey Stack Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The Early Days...

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Links to earlier parts: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 |...

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly – Contemporary Counterfeit Coins...

By Patrick O’Connor - Aurora Rarities LLC ......   During a recent discussion, the subject of counterfeit coins arose - specifically, the odd circumstance whereby prices...

Harvey Stack Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The Early Days...

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Links to earlier parts: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 |...

Gleaming Gold Rarities in Long Beach Tyrant Collection Display

Many of the historic English coins that will be displayed at the February 22-24, 2018 Long Beach Expo (www.LongBeachExpo.com) in the upcoming inaugural exhibit...

Colorado Springs Services Scheduled for Edward C. Rochette

Services for former American Numismatic Association President and Executive Director Edward C. Rochette are scheduled for 1 pm on Saturday, Feb. 17 at Shove...

Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The Early Days of Stack’s...

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Links to earlier parts: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 An Important...

Liberty Head $5 Gold Half Eagles – The Only Coin...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #403 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Liberty Head half eagles...

CoinWeek Podcast #89: Recovering Gold from the SS Central America with...

 CoinWeek Podcast #89: Recovering Gold from the SS Central America with Bob Evans Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...

Ship of Gold Exhibit to Feature $40 Million in “New Cargo”...

First public exhibit of latest recovered glittering trove from fabled SS Central America will be at February 22-24, 2018 Long Beach Expo The unparalleled SS...

Civil War Bonds: Funding the Virginia Home Front

By R. Neil Hening and Robert W. Tharpe ..... Most of us are familiar with bonds issued by the Confederate government that were used to...

Stone Mountain: Birth of the Klan Half Dollar

By Eric Brothers for CoinWeek .....   It was in 1923 that renowned sculptor Gutzon Borglum wrote to influential senator Henry Cabot Lodge, urging him to...

The 1901 Pan-American Exposition in the “Rainbow City”

1901 Pan-American Exposition and The “Rainbow City" — the assassination that took place there & new coins and medals By 1900, the United States had...

U.S. Gold Coins – Unexpected Die Variety on Early U.S. Half...

By David Stone - This article appeared in the Winter 2017-2018 edition of Heritage Magazine for the Intelligent Collector Die varieties of early U.S. $5 Gold Half...

US Coins – America’s African-American Numismatic Legacy

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .... When we sit down to write, we have a few guiding principles. One of our basic assumptions is that...

Booker T. on the Tarmac: A Story About First Coinvestors

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ..... Anthony Swiatek and Walter Breen’s The Encyclopedia of United States Silver & Gold Commemorative Coins: 1892-1954 has always...

U.S. Coin Profile – 1838-O Reeded Edge Half Dollar Branch Mint...

The following coin catalog description is of LOT #4861 from the 2018 Heritage FUN US Coin Signature Auction in Tampa. As a Branch Mint Proof, this...

Preliminary MacNeil Sketch for the Reverse of the Standing Liberty Quarter

As offered as LOT #4469 in the Heritage 2018 January FUN US Coins Signature Auction and described in the catalog below, this is original artwork for a...

The Victor Sine Clade George Washington Funeral Medal: NGC

This premiere medal was made to be worn at a memorial procession for George Washington On December 14, 1799, George Washington passed away at Mount...

Grading World Coins – NGC Certifies Important Early Gold Penny of...

Unpopular during the reign of King Henry III, this penny is cherished by the numismatic world today Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has certified an extremely...

World Coin News – Princeton Receives Bell Collection of Gold Ducats

By Alan Stahl - Curator of Numismatics, Princeton University Library ......   The Princeton University Library Numismatic Collection has just received by bequest the Benjamin R....

Thompson Remains in Jail While Court OKs Sale of SS Central...

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   After a quick morning hearing on Thursday, November 30, Franklin County, Ohio Common Pleas Judge Laurel Beatty-Blunt signed an order...

Collecting 18th Century New Jersey Copper Coins

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #394 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Between the signing of...

Education’s Role in Developing the Future of the Coin Hobby

By Gary Adkins - President, American Numismatic Association (ANA) ......   Thank you Director Motl and your generous staff for inviting me to speak at your...

In Memoriam: The Life and Legacy of Eric P. Newman, 1911-2017

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .... With contributions by Karl Newman of Monaco Rare Coins   You can hardly be blamed for taking the man's immortality for...