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...

PCGS Hosts Collectors Club Grading Contest at 2012 FUN

(Orlando, Florida) -- Collectors attending the upcoming Florida United Numismatists convention in Orlando, January 5 - 7, 2012, will have the opportunity to test...

THE SHOW DOWN IS COMING

HOT TOPICS By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics At the FUN Show John Albanese and the committee he has formed (to define coin doctoring)...

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...

Coin Grading – Practice Your Grading Skills

by Stewart Huckaby for Heritage CoinWeek Content Partner Over the last few months, a member of one of the coin forums I participate in...

Coin Auctions & Third Party Grading in Great Britain

Stephen Lockett, London Coins, Ltd. Interviewer: David Lisot Mr. Lockett operates London Coins Ltd, a coin business that trades in numismatics and includes an auction service....

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 –...

‘Change In Money: Cowries to Credit Cards’ Named Theme of 2012...

From the objects we’ve used as money, to the money we produce, to the money that exists in electronic form, the way we buy...

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...

Considerations for Investing In Rare Coins

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com Prices of rare coins appreciate because new money enters the rare coin market vying for their limited supply....

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...

The Coin Analyst: Grading Service Guidelines and Clarification on Bullion Coin...

by Louis Golino for Coin Week Since my last column on the 25th anniversary silver eagle sets was published, there have been a couple more...

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...

Seldom Seen Selections: The Finest Graded Plain 4 1834 Capped Head...

Heritage Auctions On June 28, 1834 Congress passed a law adjusting the weight and composition of the gold eagle (which had not been minted...

Heritage Call to Support the Smithsonian’s National Numismatic Collection

Heritage Auctions As passionate collectors, we believe that we have a responsibility to preserve the history of numismatics for future generations. It is with...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Eliasberg 1796 Half Eagle ($5...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #76 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Although early Half Eagles (U.S. $5...

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,...

Building a Basic Type Set of Five Dollar Gold Pieces

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com The half eagle is the very first gold coin to be struck at the United States mint. This denomination...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Rarest Quarter Eagles ($2½ gold...

News and Analysis of scarce coins,  markets, and the coin collecting community #75 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Quarter Eagles (U.S. $2½ gold coins) were...

NGC Announces Valuable Auction Research Tool

⎯ Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) announced the release today of NGC Auction Central – a new resource that maintains auction data for NGC-certified...

NGC-certified Chinese Rarity Tops $1 Million Mark in Hong Kong Auction

At Champion’s Hong Kong Auction 15, on August 28, 2011, a 1992 China Compass 2000 Yuan 1 Kg Gold graded NGC PF 69 Ultra...

Collectors Universe Acquires Coinflation.com

Coinflation.com (www.Coinflation.com), an increasingly popular informational website that provides the values of precious metals and the intrinsic values of gold, silver and base metal...

Royal Canadian Mint: The Making of the World’s Largest Gold Coin

Making of the world's largest gold coin, a 2007 Canadian $1,000.000 Maple Leaf. This coin breaks all records: It weighs a staggering 100 kilos and...

Historic Rarities Highlight ANA Museum Showcase in Pittsburgh

The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) Museum Showcase, featuring rare and historic numismatic treasures, will be on display at the 2011 ANA Pittsburgh National Money...

David Lawrence Rare Coins offers CAC-only Online Auction: Over 700 Coins...

Bidding Closes Monday, September 12 David Lawrence Rare Coins Auctions announced what may be the largest internet-only auction of PCGS and NGC coins with CAC...

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...

NGC Offers New Label for September 11 National Medal

⎯ Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has created a special presentation label for the 2011 September 11 National Medal issued by the US Mint....

Albanese to Head PNG Coin Doctoring Definition Committee

The Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.com) has formed a committee composed of PNG members and non-members to research and draft an industry-acceptable definition of "coin...