THE MISSING YEARS – COLLECTING THE COINS OF 1931 TO 1933

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .........   American collectors will find slim pickings when they try to acquire coins struck from 1931 to 1933. Here's an...

1944-D Steel Cent: Rare, Off-Metal Cent Sold at Recent FUN has...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Steve Estes (http://www.steveestes.com) is a Portland, Oregon dealer who has in been in business since 1963, and who specializes in...

African-Americans on US Coins: Circulating Coins (Part 3)

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   In the past two articles, Hubert and I have catalogued the history of African-American representation...

In God We Trust: A Brief History

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   We pay attention to the news, so it follows that we pay attention to politics. After...

The Civil War and the National Banking System – The Birth...

By Kevin Foley for CoinWeek....   On the eve of the Civil War in 1861, the financial and banking system in the United States bore little...

African-Americans on US Coins: Representation & Discovery (Part 1)

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

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...

Hidden or Sleeping Rarities, Part 1: Copper Coins

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #382 An Ongoing Column by Greg Reynolds .....   The rarities that appear...

History of Coins – TWO-BITS, FOUR-BITS, SIX-BITS, EIGHT…

By Leon F. McClellan ......   Have you ever wondered why a United States quarter-dollar is called "two-bits"? Or, a half-dollar "four-bits"? Do you know why...

The Maria Theresa Taler – A Coin for the Centuries, Part...

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek....   The broad silver coin known everywhere today as the Maria Theresa taler is familiar to many numismatists in the...

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...

The 1615-16 Coins of Bermuda (Sommer Islands): The First English Coins...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #226 A CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds In...

4K Video of the Rare 1974-D Aluminum Cent – CoinWeek Exclusive

At the 2016 American Numismatic Association's (ANA) World's Fair of Money, the United States Mint gave attendees a chance to view the recently discovered...

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...

10 Great Moments That Shaped American Coin Collecting, Part 1

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek .....   Selecting with absolute precision 10 of the greatest moments in the history of coin collecting in the United...

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...

Why Did Byzantine Coins Become Cup-Shaped?

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   ON MARCH 27, 2014 the US Mint released its first curved coins: five-dollar gold, one-dollar silver and...

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...

The 1898 “Single 9” Pond: South Africa’s rarest gold coin

Most serious coin collectors in South Africa have heard about the Single 9, commonly referred to as the “King of South African Coins.” However...

Million Dollar Coins, Part 2: U.S. Silver Dollars & Trade Dollars

Analysis of scarce coins, markets, and the coin collecting community #352 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ......   In part 1, 1792 patterns that are...

Confronting Breen

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   Twenty-two years ago, noted numismatist Walter H. Breen died at Chino’s California Institute for Men, part of...

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...

10 Great Moments That Shaped American Coin Collecting, Part 2

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek .....   In Part One, I discussed the beginnings of popular coin collecting in America in the late 1850s. I...

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...

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: – 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...

Numismatic History: The Loss of the 1715 Spanish Treasure Fleet

By Phil Flemming and Ben Costello - 1715 Fleet Society .......   Prelude to History In the early morning hours of July 31, 1715, one of the...

Coin Market In-Depth: Remembering the Apostrophe Sales, 1978-1990

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek .....   The Background Numismatic auctions in the U.S. were an integral part of the coin collecting scene since the 1850s....

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...

Ancient Coin Insights: Real Roman Women on Coins

Coinweek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   MUCH LIKE AMERICANS, Republican Romans had a deep-rooted prejudice against depicting living people on their money. It...