Learning How to Grade – Part 2

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. Link to Part 1 The grade of a coin is the single most important ingredient to its value. Before proceeding with this installment, I’ll...

The History of the Trade Dollar

Article Written by Kathleen Duncan - Pinnacle Rarities CoinWeek Content Partner Until the 1850's, Americans spent most of their history looking towards the East Coast and...

Learning How to Grade – Part 1

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. Originally Appeared in Canadian Coin News My biggest pet peeve about our wonderful hobby of coin collecting is the over-grading of coins. I...

First National Bank Of Farmersville, Texas

By Frank Clark The beginnings of Farmersville stretches back to 1845 when John Yeary and his family moved a few miles west from Hunt County...

What Really Happened to the 1964 Denver Mint Peace Dollars?

Michael Lantz, Denver Mint Foreman, Retired, 1961-1995 There is the tale of a legendary Peace dollar struck at the Denver Mint in silver and...

The Controversy over 1841 Quarter Eagles, Part 2, Casual Collecting in...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #108 As this is the second...

ANACS Intends to be Included on eBay

Paul DeFelice, Vice President, ANACS Interviewer: David Lisot. New policies were recently announced for coins being posted on eBay that stated that only certain grading services...

Is US Government Gold Price Suppression Illegal?

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com In my constant complaints about the US government, its trading partners, and allies suppressing gold...

New Gold Bar Exhibit at the Denver Mint

A ceremony was held at the United States Mint in Denver, Colorado exhibiting the first public display of gold bars in more than 10...

NGC Grades 25 Millionth Coin

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), a Florida-based independent coin certification and grading company, announced today it has graded 25 million coins - becoming the first...

NGC Offers New Label For TOP 50 Most Popular Modern Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has created a special presentation label for coins featured in Top 50 Most Popular Modern Coins. This newly released book lists...

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...

Exhibition of Greek Medals at Princeton University Library

To showcase its recent acquisition of a collection of more than 120 medals of modern Greece, the Princeton University Numismatic Collection has installed an...

CAC to Accept Eisenhower Dollars

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek I’m happy to announce this week that CAC, the Certified Acceptance Corporation, will announce that they will now accept Cu-Ni...

What Gold Coins Do CAC Stickers Add the Most Value to?

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com After 4 years of being traded on the open market, I think few collectors and dealers would argue the...

Wyatt Yeager Sentenced to 27 months in ANA Museum Theft

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – Former ANA collections manager Wyatt Yeager, 33, has been sentenced to 27 months in federal prison, two years supervised release...

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...

Goldline Restitution Claims – Company Has Paid Over $5 Million In...

As part of a recent court judgment, Goldline International, Inc., one of the nation's largest precious metals dealers, was required to provide refunds to...

PCGS Certifies 1903 Fengtien Tael, One of China’s Most Important Coins,...

The unique 1903 Fengtien Province Tael, one of the most important silver coins in Chinese numismatic history, was certified by Professional Coin Grading Service...

PNG Members Comment On New By-Laws Regarding Coin Doctoring

PNG President: Jeffrey Bernberg, PNG Members: Julian Leidman, John Feigenbaum, and David Greenstein Interviewer: David Lisot. Coin doctoring is changing the appearance of a coin to...

PNG Adopts Coin Doctoring Definition

(Schaumburg, Illinois) -- Members of the Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.com) attending the organization's general membership meeting on April 17, 2012 overwhelmingly approved a...

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...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Early U.S. $2½ Gold Coins

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #103 While I am focusing upon...

NGC Certifies Unique Stella $4 Gold Variety

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has authenticated and graded the single known example of a distinctive Stella variety as PF- 60, J-1636a. The Stella, or four-dollar...

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...

NGC to Provide Coin Grading and Encapsulation Services to the EU...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) the world leader in third-party coin grading, announced the opening of a new European branch office in Konstanz, Germany. The...

An Interesting Collecting Idea…a grading set of Dahlonega half eagles

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner and Contributor As I was getting ready to post a coin that will be for sale in ...

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...

Attorney General Brings Action Against AGT American Silver and Gold

The Texas Attorney General froze the assets of AGT American Silver and Gold March 1, and issued a temporary restraining order against...

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...