Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part III

By David Provost for CoinWeek.... Parts I and II of this article can be found here: Part I and Part II.   The original bill calling for commemorative coins...

Ten Numismatic Books to Get You Started

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ….. Even though we live in the Internet age with virtually everything at our fingertips, books...

Author Allan Schein Wins Pradeau Award from Mexican Numismatic Society

On May 20, 2016, the Sociedad Numismática de México (Mexican Numismatic Society) bestowed upon Salt Lake City author Allan Schein the Alberto Francisco Pradeau...

First United States Coin? David McCarthy Believes It’s the Quint.

From CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan: Senior numismatist for Kagin's, David McCarthy has just published new research into the Type 2 Quint pattern coin that has...

WHAT GOES AROUND…The 1986 Florida United Numismatists Convention Sale

By David T. Alexander for CoinWeek ....... The numismatic auction field may seem large to those looking in from the outside and indeed for many...

CoinWeek’s Weekly News Roundup – March 4, 2016

By Coinweek ....   Here is a recap of some of the interesting, offbeat and other news items CoinWeek has come across this week. Brain Food 1.) The...

Collectible Gold Coins Performed Superbly During the 1970’s Inflationary Spiral

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com Last week I wrote about why some economists believe our economy is going into a high inflationary period...

Exploring the World of Money – a Collaboration between MoneyMuseum and...

As of 1 March 2014, MoneyMuseum presents podcasts revolving around numismatic topics to all those interested on iTunes U. In order to make this...

Rare CC Mint Die was once a family doorstop!

Who doesn't dream of finding a hidden treasure in their attic or behind a wall? Recently, a true treasure story came to light as I explored the background of a rare Carson City die owned by Littleton Coin Company. The true history of this fascinating piece began to revel itself back in 2003…

Ireland Prepares to Drop 1, 2 Cent Coins, Announces Oct. 28...

By Central Bank of Ireland....   The Central Bank of Ireland today announced Wednesday 28 October as the rollout day for Rounding in Ireland. From that...

CoinWeek Podcast #6: Philip Diehl Talks State Quarters, the Susan B....

CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan spoke with Philip N. Diehl at the 2014 ANA World's Fair of Money and asked the former U.S. Mint Director...

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...

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...

First Time Together In Public: Rittenhouse’s Presidential Appointment And 1792 Half...

Two of the most important, related items of early American numismatics -- the document signed by George Washington and Thomas Jefferson appointing David Rittenhouse...

CoinWeek Podcast #72: The Coin Market in Asia is Growing

CoinWeek Podcast #72: The Coin Market in Asia is Growing Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the...

The History of the Trade Dollar

Article Written by Kathleen Duncan - Pinnacle Rarities CoinWeek Content Partner Until the 1850's, Americans spent most of their history looking towards the East Coast and...

World Coins – Affordable Fourpence Silver Groats of King Henry VIII

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #361 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Henry VIII is...

Coin Profiles: An Original Confederate Half Dollar!

For absolute rarity, historic significance, and sheer romantic appeal, the 1861 Confederate half dollar is unsurpassed in the annals of American coinage. It is...

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...

Building a World Class Numismatic Gold Coin Collection: The Josiah K....

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6...

Macau Exhibit of 1897 Otto Beh Coin Dies

Unveiling a Centennial Mystery of Chinese Pattern Coins This portfolio of 42 dies and 36 letter punches used by the Otto Beh Company of Esslingen,...

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...

Numismatic History – 1830s Vintage Coin Screw Press From Frontier, Deviercy...

In the Stacks January 2011 New York  Americana Sale there was an extraordinary offering of a 1830s style German or French vintage coin screw ...

Wayne Homren Describes the Newman Numismatic Portal – Video: 4:26

E-Sylum publisher Wayne Homren is working on a major numismatic research project for the Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. The new project, which Homren...

The Artwork of Medallic Sculptor Don Everhart – Video: 7:41.

Numismatist Ray Herz offers this fascinating look at the career of medallic sculptor Don Everhart. Everhart began his career as an artist for the Franklin Mint,...

Digitizing a best-kept secret: Cornell’s coin collection

By Linda B. Glaser - Cornell University Cornell's coin collection is one of the best-kept secrets on campus, but if archaeologist Annetta Alexandridis has...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Controversy over 1841 Quarter Eagles...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #107 Quarter Eagles (U.S. $2½ gold...

Kolbe & Fanning Auction Features Clain-Stefanelli Archives

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers will be holding their 2013 New York Book Auction at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City on Saturday,...

Numismatic History – “Crime of 1873” Creates Coinage Chaos

By Jim Wells - The California Numismatist (Reposted from CoinLink)....   America’s coinage has undergone many changes in over two centuries, with frequent modifications to denominations,...

Collection of unusual pieces earns Deep Best-in-Show Exhibit Award

Exhibitors Recognized at 2011 ANA Fall National Money Show Sam Deep doesn’t like to collect what the average coin-collecting hobbyist likes to collect. His collection...