Anti-Counterfeiting: New Techs Fight Fake Coins

By Steven Cochran for Gainesville Coins ......   As The Royal Mint begins production of a new 12-sided £1 coin made with their recently-patented anti-counterfeiting measures,...

Precious Metal Verifier Available to Help Determine Genuine Gold & Silver...

David Blau, Inventor, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com .......   The flood of counterfeit coins entering the market has prompted new concerns about determining the authenticity. Up until this...

Education’s Role in Developing the Future of the Coin Hobby

By Gary Adkins - President, American Numismatic Association (ANA) ......   Thank you Director Motl and your generous staff for inviting me to speak at your...

PCGS, Newman Numismatic Portal Make Historic Bowers & Merena Auction Catalogs...

By Newman Numismatic Portal ......   On Monday, February 18, Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) and the Newman Numismatic Portal (NNP) announced the full-view availability of...

Technology Changes How Collectors of Coins and Precious Metals Investors do...

ModernCoinMart (MCM), a division of John Maben Rare Coins, Inc., of Sarasota, Florida, has laid a benchmark in the 21st century coin market as...

Technology and Numismatics

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ….. Advances in technology have greatly enhanced the coin hobby. The rare coin business...

Rare Coin Auctions: Stack’s Bowers to Offer 1942 Experimental Cent at...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   The years during and surrounding World War II were an era of inventiveness and ingenuity...

Dillon Gage Offers “Trader Direct” Along with FizTrade. VIDEO: 2:41

John Humphrey, Dillon Gage Digital Metals Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com ....... Dillon Gage has a created a platform that allows dealers to offer their clients direct...

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...

CoinWeek Podcast #83: Tim Rathjen and His Coin Sorting Machine

CoinWeek Podcast #83: Tim Rathjen and His Coin Sorting Machine Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the...

Heritage Adds Comprehensive Ancient Coins Data to HA.com

Comparable auction results and graded population guide for ancient coins marks another first for leading numismatic auctioneer Collectors of ancient coins now have more information...

Updated PCGS Website Makes Valuable Information Easier to Use

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   The Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) recently unveiled a series of updates on its popular website that provides users...

Ancient Coin News – ANS Announces Ptolemaic Coins Online

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce the release of a new web-based research tool: Ptolemaic Coins Online (PCO). As part of the...

BITCOIN VS. GOVERNMENT-ISSUED FIAT MONEY

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   Many freedom-oriented people are skeptical about long-term prospects for the U.S. dollar and other fiat currencies, which means they...

100th Historic Ancient Coin Auction in Coinvac Digital Archive

By Rasiel Suarez - Coinvac.com....   Ancient coin website Coinvac.com is happy to celebrate the entry of its 100th pre-Internet auction sale. Totaling over 35,000 individual...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Buying Coins From Digital Photographs

By Dan Duncan - Pinnacle Rarities, Inc........   My first job in the industry was in the back of a coin shop. The store had a...

Ancient Coins – ANS Introduces Seleucid Coins Online Numismatic Reference

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce the release of a new web-based research tool: Seleucid Coins Online (SCO) (numismatics.org/sco). As a...

American Numismatic Society Launches Image-Based Identification for Roman Coins

New ANS Database makes it easier to identify Roman Coins   The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce a new interface for Online Coins...

PCGS Receives 3 Awards at Annual NLG Bash

On Thursday, August 11, 2016, the Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG) held its annual Numismatic Literary Guild Awards, known as the "NLG Bash", among the...

Numismatic Technology and Markets – A Revolution in Rare Coin Price...

As technology makes information more accessible, including price guides and price discovery, the educated coin collector is the winner By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty...

NGC Certifies 17 Experimental Glass Cents and Tokens

Patterns struck during World War II by the Blue Ridge Glass Corporation Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified 17 experimental cents and tokens struck in...

Identicoin Offers New Technology for Sorting Coins

Steven Davic, Founder, Identicoin Interviewer: David Lisot A new idea using the latest technology allows coins to be sorted faster and more efficiently than ever before. Founder...

CoinWeek News Wire for July 1, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 1, 2016 Brain Food 1.) History: June 30,1987: Introducing the ‘loonie’ In 1986, the Canadian government announced it would be...

Coin Industry News – Stack’s Bowers Galleries Acquires CollectiveCoin.com

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce it has acquired the interactive website CollectiveCoin.com. CollectiveCoin.com was started in 2014 by Matt Lenore and Nick Baum...

Revamped PNG Website Adds NGC Price Guide

The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) has revamped its website so that collectors now can conveniently find on one site the current retail values of...

Why Did Byzantine Coins Become Cup-Shaped?

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   ON MARCH 27, 2014 the US Mint released its first curved coins: five-dollar gold, one-dollar silver and...

New Collectors.com Lets You Quickly Find $1 Billion Of Coins, Banknotes...

Imagine the convenience of finding every coin, banknote or other collectible item you want that is currently available for sale online, all in one...

American Numismatic Society Announces PELLA Launch

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is excited to announce the launch of its latest digital platform, PELLA (numismatics.org/pella/), an important new research tool for...

American Numismatic Society Announces 100,000th Image Online

Continually adding to an already comprehensive database, the American Numismatic Society (ANS) is happy to announce that the 100,000th image has been added...

Heritage Sues Christie’s for Copyright Infringement and Fraud

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Monday, December 12, the Dallas-based coin and collectibles auction company Heritage Auctions announced that it was suing Christie’s...