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...

Talk on the Coinage of the American Revolution

Princeton University, McCormick Hall 101, Sunday, May 6, 4 p.m. On Sunday, May 6, the Friends of Princeton University Library will sponsor a public lecture...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: 1792 Silver Center Copper Cent Pattern...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #104 - Updated on April...

Congressional Inaction, Not Inflation, Is to Blame for the Diminishing Role...

By Charles Morgan with Hubert Walker Coinweek Contributor On February 21, 1857, the United States Congress passed An Act relating to Foreign Coins and to the...

1916 China Yan-Shih-kai Dragon Gold Dollar Struck at the Philadelphia...

by Ronald J. Gillio Special Submission to CoinWeek After years of research, and convincing evidence in the form of receipts for purchases, I believe that the...

Coin Collecting or Investing? with David Hall and John Ford in...

In 1986 David Hall created PCGS that changed the way coins traded. He championed the concept of coin grading and the resultant rise in...

PCGS Will Recognize Circulation Strike 1841 Philadelphia Quarter Eagles!

Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) is announcing a big change involving one of the most famous and desirable United States gold coin rarities, the...

NGC Certifies Unique Proof 1854 $10

Coin is one of only a handful of higher denomination proof coins from the 1850s known. NGC recently identified and certified a proof 1854 $10...

Magnus Princeps Bronze Portrait Medal of Sultan Mehmed II to be...

On the 25th April Baldwin’s will offer for sale one of the most important pieces of Islamic historical documentation. The discovery of the Magnus...

Peace, Dollars and Peace Dollars

Article Written by Dan Duncan - Pinnacle Rarities CoinWeek Content Partner World War I was called "The War to End All Wars." The sad irony is...

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...

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...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: 1793 Cent sets $1.38 Million Auction...

News & Analysis on scarce coins,  markets, and the  coin collecting community #89 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds for CoinWeek In the Heritage auction at...

Only the Second Complete Set of Carson City Coinage To Be...

Including the Unique 1873-cc Liberty Seated No Arrows Dime The Battle Born Collection Will be Presented at the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Dazzling Collecting Journey of Dr....

News and Analysis on scarce coins, markets, and the collecting community #85 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds for CoinWeek....   If Dr. Steven Duckor currently owned...

The Denis W. Loring Collection of 1793 Large Cents featured in...

Early American copper rarities cross the block Thursday, Jan. 5, at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando FL, as part Heritage’s FUN series of...

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...

The Gold Bullion Market from a Coin Dealer’s Perspective

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFrarecoins.com There are several of us coin dealers nationwide who’ve been in this business virtually all our lives –...

The Chinese Coin Collection of Dr John Snell

Paul Fraser Collectibles Lost for three quarters of a century, John Snell's Chinese coin collection is has now re-surfaced John Abner Snell was born in Knife...

Odyssey Marine Exploration Reports Results for Third Quarter 2011

Tampa, FL – November 9, 2011 – Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. (NasdaqCM: OMEX), a pioneer in the field of deep-ocean exploration, today reported results...

Krause Publications Announces Coin of the Year Nominees

IOLA, Wis. (Nov. 7, 2011) -- Krause Publications, a leading producer of coin and paper money books, magazines, events and online products, has announced...

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...

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...

Tetradrachms of Alexander the Great

This month, NGC Ancients examines the silver tetradrachms of Alexander III of Macedon (356–323 B.C.), better known as Alexander the Great. Throughout history,...

New Book about Numismatic History by Paul Hollis

Paul Hollis has written a new book called the "American Numismatist." The book features moments in history and depicts the coins involved during that...

The King of American Coins – the Dollar of 1804 –...

Background of the ANA’s Idler 1804 Dollar as Exhibited at the 2011 World’s Fair of Money in Chicago -  Part 1 By Mark Ferguson for...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Fate of Ten Switt-Langbord 1933...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #62 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   On July 7,...

Through the Numismatic Glass: Two Cents Worth

By Dr. Thomas F. Fitzgerald - The California Numismatist....   Almost 60 years had passed since the two-cent piece was first proposed by a Senator in...

Collecting Three Cent Nickels

News and Analysis of scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #53 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds ......   More than 20 years ago, there was...

A Gold Coin Treasure in San Pedro Bay? – or –...

by Walt Ostromecki, NLG - The California Numismatist Forward According to early Southern California lore and legend, there lies a fortune in gold ore, bars and...