Coin Photography – A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words or at...

Digital photography is one of the key tools for the business of numismatics By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The earliest regular auction...

CoinWeek Podcast #50: Talking Morgan Dollars with Leroy Van Allen

CoinWeek Podcast #50: Talking Morgan Dollars with Leroy Van Allen The CoinWeek Podcast won the 2016 NLG Award for Best Audio Program. If you’d like to...

U.S. Coin Patterns for Less Than $5,000 Each, Part 4: 1866-71...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #362 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   This is the...

Q. David Bowers – Being a Successful Coin Investor

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers ....   ​In the 1970s and '80s I used to teach the "All About Coins" class at the American...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 9, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 9, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Plough uncovers major hoard of Roman coins A WONDERFUL collection of 120 Roman Imperial coins was...

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...

CoinWeek Podcast #49: Q&A with U.S. Mint Principal Deputy Director Rhett...

CoinWeek Podcast #49: Q&A with U.S. Mint Principal Deputy Director Rhett Jeppson Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...

Classic US Coins – A Design Analysis of the 1964 Morgan...

By Leroy Van Allen, Special for CoinWeek .....   In November, Charles Morgan, Editor of CoinWeek, sent me an e-mail with three overall photographs of the...

Ancient Coins : Lydian Gold Considered the First Coins in the...

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection ......   Lydian Coins are considers to be the First Coins ever produced and used. The First...

Whitman Announces New Guide Book of the United States Mint by...

Whitman Publishing announces the release of A Guide Book of the United States Mint, by Q. David Bowers. The 448-page softcover book is available...

Numismatic Education: Scripophily Dealers Give Away Stock to New York Area...

By Museum of American Finance .....   The Museum of American Finance, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, has partnered with two historical document dealers on...

Silver Coins of Gran Colombia: One Real (12½¢) and Two Reales

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #359 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Gran Colombia was...

Classic US Coins – The Last Wheat Cent

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   When the Lincoln wheat cents of 1958 were struck by the United States Mint, few individuals knew the coins...

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 After...

NGC – Chinese Coins: The Last Palace

2016 is the 150th anniversary of Sun Yat-sen’s birth and the People’s Republic of China has just released three coins to commemorate this event By...

Ancient Gold Coins : The First Circulating Gold Coinage &...

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ...... The Colosseo Collection   The First Circulating Coinage Little is known about this mysterious archaic electrum coinage - the...

Coin Collecting Philosophy from Virgil M. Brand

By Q. David Bowers - Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   One of my favorite numismatic experiences was working with Norman Neubauer, the Morgan Guaranty Trust...

Who’s Minding The Mint? Fewer Hobbyists Collect Mint Sets These Days...

Does anyone collect mint sets these days? Those who do are among a shrinking group of hobbyists By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for FUN Topics .....   The number...

Modern Coins: A Lifetime of Change to Our Change

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   Look at the change in your pocket or purse. You’ll notice the coins in circulation look a lot different...

Riding the Rails with Hobo Nickels

By Littleton Coin Company ...........   Recently, I’ve seen a few replica rounds out there that copy some designs from the old “hobo nickels”. Turns out,...

Chinese Coins: Show and Friendship Pandas

Olympic Participation Medals and Show Pandas exemplify the spirit of friendship By Peter Anthony  - Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .......   One of the wonderful aspects of coin...

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 During the fall of...

Littleton Coin Company in New Smithsonian Virtual Exhibit

By Littleton Coin Company ...........   The origins and growth of Littleton Coin Company, L.L. Bean, Williams-Sonoma and seven other well-known catalog companies are featured in...

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...

Famous Coin Counterfeiter Thomas Wyatt’s Larcenous Letters of Deception – 4K...

At the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) 2016 World's Fair of Money, CoinWeek's editors stopped by the table of numismatic bookseller Kolbe & Fanning to take...

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 ...

Classic US Coins: 1916—The Year of Reform and Great Numismatic Treasures

By Jim Bisognani – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .....   2016—Golden centennial tributes commemorate inspired individuality A touch of early fall weather with temperatures at night dropping to...

First Read: Numismatic Archaeology of North America: A Field Guide

First Read, a continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature... Review by Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   Numismatic Archaeology of North...

Farran Zerbe: Numismatist – Promoter – Hustler

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek ....   Historians state that “Everybody was Somebody” in the small population of the Thirteen Colonies at the time of...

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 In my last article (see Part 4,...