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...

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...

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...

PCGS Milestone: 25 Million Coins Certified Worldwide

A historic gold coin from Japan has the distinction of being the 25 millionth coin authenticated and graded by Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com),...

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...

Collecting Classic Gold Commemorative Coinage (1903-1926)

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   This is a great time to collect one of the most interesting and attractive United States...

Coin Profiles – Unique and Unusual Numismatic Items – Electrotype 1804...

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek .........   A new type of the 1804 Dollar, which is often referred to as "The King of American Coins," was...

Coin Collecting and Numismatics – Thoughts on Rarity, Part 3

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers....   Part 1 Part 2 Here I continue my thoughts on rarities, and the factors that affect this important aspect of...

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...

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

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   A Dip in the Market 1981 became a very difficult and costly year to deal with. Basic silver...

Carson City’s First Silver Dollar Was Not a Morgan Dollar

By Allen Rowe  -  Northern Nevada Coin ………. The Carson City mint is famous for the Morgan dollars that it produced, but they were not...

Stack’s Bowers – Outstanding Quality Romanian 20 Lei

By Kyle Ponterio - Stack's Bowers Auctions ......   The ANA World’s Fair of Money auction has come and gone, and many rare and interesting numismatic...

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...

Odyssey Marine Recovers 1,000 Ounces of SS Central America Gold

Latest dive reveals still more SS Central America gold.... Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. announced Monday that it had recovered five gold ingots and two $20...

Rittenhouse 1792 Half Disme and an 1861-P Paquet $20 at 2018...

ANA Governor Brian Hendelson will provide historic multi-million dollar Philadelphia Mint coins and early United States Mint appointment documents for ANA Museum Showcase exhibit The...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 17, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 17, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Look closely at your change Another day she was picking up some hamburgers at a...

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...

Gold Buffalo and Gold Eagle Coins: Timeless American Design

By Ron Drzewucki - www.moderncoinwholesale.com ....   The United States Mint has really committed itself to the investment-grade bullion game in recent decades, producing and supporting...

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...

ANS, Newman Numismatic Portal Announce Joint Scanning Project

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is delighted to announce a joint project with the Newman Numismatic Portal, an online numismatic resource, which will enable...

Unusual Items: US Mint ‘Gold Disks’ Made for Oil Payments to...

One of the things we find most exciting about reporting on the numismatic marketplace is coming across those things we either didn’t know beforehand,...

Tales from the Bourse: Gobrecht in a Bottle

This New Edition of Tales from the Bourse is published courtesy of David Lawrence Rare Coins.... A look back: Gobrecht in a Bottle   It’s always difficult when...

Otto Beh Coin Dies Used to Strike Coins for China on...

Executive Producer: David Lisot. David Lisot traveled to Macau, site of the Macau Numismatic Society 2015 Coin Show, where he took this fascinating video of...

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...

Queen Elizabeth II Offers 5£, 50p, Other Coins at Annual Maundy...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   Queen Elizabeth II personally delivered small purses containing special Maundy money during her annual Royal Maundy Thursday ceremony in...

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...

Künker World Coin Auctions – The Die Cutting Czarina

The medal of Czar Alexander I, honoring him as “savior of the people”, and issued in three metals – gold, silver, bronze – is...

Spink – Where Cleopatra Meets the Olympians: The Susquehanna and Dr....

Spink is delighted to announce the sale of Islamic and Foreign Coins: The Susquehanna Collection and the Dr. Allam Collection which will be held...

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...