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 CoinWeek News Staff .... With contributions by Karl Newman of Monaco Rare Coins   You can hardly be blamed for taking the man's immortality for granted;...

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 | Part 4 | Part 5 Interest...

CoinWeek Podcast #84: America’s First Coin… Could It Be the Quint?

CoinWeek Podcast #84: America's First Coin... Could It Be the Quint? Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to...

Ancient Coin Books – Highlights from the William A. Burd Library

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers will be offering coin books highlights from the outstanding numismatic library formed by Chicagoan William A. Burd in our...

Some Comments on Civil War Tokens & an Appreciation of George...

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers ......   Over a long period of years, ever since I discovered the world's greatest hobby in 1952 at...

CoinWeek Podcast #82: Papyrus Creator and Coin Designer Chris Costello Drops...

CoinWeek Podcast #82: Papyrus Creator and Coin Designer Chris Costello Drops By Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...

In the Early Days of Stack’s: – The Anderson-Dupont Coin Collection

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Links to Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 1954...

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 #388 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   This is the second...

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...

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...

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...

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 #387 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   This series is about...

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...

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...

NGC Certifies Unique Washington “Dollar”

A mid-19th-century fantasy earned its place in US numismatic history A unique copper specimen of the famed “Washington Dollar Fantasy” was recently certified by Numismatic...

Did Louis Eliasberg Understand and Pursue Gem Quality Coins?

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #384 An Ongoing Column by Greg Reynolds .....   An often repeated viewpoint...

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 The Postwar Years World War II came to an end in...

CoinWeek IQ: Collecting Coin Boards with David Lange – 4K Video

The story of coin boards is the story of the coin hobby in America. NGC Research Director Davie Lange is the hobby's leading expert in...