ANA Library Receives Walter Breen Papers, Books From Dwight N. Manley

Prominent collector and benefactor Dwight N. Manley of Brea, California has donated to the American Numismatic Association (ANA) more than 60 books, auction catalogs,...

Great Numismatic Sales of the Past – The Garrett Sale Part 1

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ….. It is highly recommended to examine great numismatic sales of the past when given the...

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

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 New Orleans Mint and Its Southern Coinage

By Mike Garofalo for PCGS ......   The first United States Mint was built in Philadelphia, which was serving as our nation’s capital city during the...

Discovery of Geoffrey Charlton Adams Catalogue with Photographic Plates

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers have announced the discovery of a rumored, but never reported, Geoffrey Charlton Adams auction catalogue from 1906 with two...

Dix Noonan Webb: Heroic Irishman’s Unique Medal from Shackleton Voyage to Be Auctioned

By Dix Noonan Webb ......   A historically important Polar Medal awarded to a heroic Irish sailor who was one of five men chosen by the...

David T. Alexander: Ships on World Coins!

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek .....   With their natural grace and implied motion, Ships are among the most beautiful elements in the coin designs...

Bernard von NotHaus Sentenced to Probation for Liberty Dollar Conviction

CoinWeek Staff Reports ....   Bernard von NotHaus, creator of the American Liberty Dollar (ALD), was sentenced to three years probation by a federal judge on...

Dallas Texas and the History of American Coin Collecting

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… I am headed to Dallas later this week to attend the upcoming ANA National Money show. Going...

World Coins – Collecting Coins of the Central American Republic

4 Escudos, ND (Decree of December 24, 1841). San Jose Mint By Carlos Jara - as posted on World Numismatics LLC .......   The Central American Republic,...

David T. Alexander: How this Auction Cataloger “Got that Way”

By David T. Alexander for CoinWeek.... I have spent the last 40 years as a professional auction cataloger for several prominent firms. As a young...
Big Things Have Happened at the United States Mint in the Month of February

Big Things Have Happened at the United States Mint in February

By CoinWeek .....   February may be the shortest month in the calendar year, but it has traditionally been a very busy month for the United...
CoinWeek presents Harvey Stack's blog series "Building the Josiah K. Lilly Collection"

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

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Part 1 In the late fall of 1951 Josiah K. Lilly stopped off at Stack's on his way...

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

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

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: The Bushnell Specimen Getz Pattern Cent

The 1792 Washington President 1 copper and silver coins are attributed to the hand of Lancaster, Pennsylvania engraver Peter Getz. Working with a large...

Behind the Scenes of the James A. Stack 1933 $20 Double Eagle Gold Coin

By Ron Guth .....   James A. Stack is well-known among collectors of high-quality U.S. coins because of the disposition of his collection in several auctions...

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...

A Man, a Plan, a Coin: The Classic Oregon Trail Commemorative Half Dollar

By Blanchard & Company ......   For many, the Oregon Trail evokes thoughts of untouched terrain, the untamed wild, and new beginnings. The reality was much...
The Once Unknown, Now Famous 1817/4 Half Dollar

The Once Unknown, Now Famous 1817/4 Half Dollar

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers .....   Classic rarities among American silver coins have commanded attention for a long time. The 1804 silver...

World Coins – China Replaces 1 Yuan Note, Other Small Bills with Coins

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   The Chinese one-yuan note is about to fold as the new one-yuan coin replaces the paper currency. Many hail...

Doorstop sets off America’s first Gold Rush!

By Littleton Coin Company Writing Team....   Last year , I wrote about a hunk of metal used as a doorstop that turned out to be...

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...

Penny Sells for a Million Dollars!

Heritage Auctions Platinum Night: Interviewer: David Lisot, Samuel Foose, Heritage Auctioneer, John Kraljevich, Numismatist Actually it was not a penny, it was a cent. A...

1808 Quarter Eagle Gold Coin Sells for $2 Million at Pogue Sale – VIDEO

  David Redden, Auctioneer, Sotheby’s; Q. David Bowers; John Kraljevich, Stack’s Bowers Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com........ The first part of the D. Brent Pogue Collection was auctioned...

USA Coin Album: A Memorial to the Memorial Cent

Certified grading kicks things into high gear By David W. Lange, Research Director at NGC ........   Collectors have a sentimental attachment to the old Wheat Ear...

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

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...

Top 10 Women on World Coins, Part 1

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Is there anything better suited to honor the famous figures of history than a coin? * *...

Harvey Stack 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 |...

New York International Numismatic Convention Announces New Speakers

The 49th Annual New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) has announced the addition of two educational programs to its slate of club meetings and...

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...