CoinWeek FAQ’s ….. a Q&A with Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker

Welcome to the debut edition of CoinWeek FAQ's ..... Each month we take some of the most interesting questions from the reader mailbag and answer...

The Curious Collector: A Visit to the Mint in 1919

by Len Augsburger - The E-Gobrecht Volume 9, Issue 3 ....... Lots of numismatic information crosses my desk, and while this month’s missive isn’t directly...

A Close Look at PCGS Ike Populations, from 2010 through 2013

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek …… Population reports, analyzed over a period of years, can tell you a lot about the future...

PCGS Paris Branch Certifies French Cache of almost 500 US $20...

The Professional Coin Grading Service's European Submission Center (www.PCGSEurope.com) in Paris has authenticated and graded nearly 500 U.S. 19th and early 20th century $20...

What Percentage of Classic Rare United States Coins Have Been Graded...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… After 25+ years of encapsulating coins and 50+ million submissions, it is clear that PCGS and NGC...

NGC Certifies Important Coin Rarities from the Collection of Eric P....

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has been chosen by the Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society (EPNNES) to grade and encapsulate selected rarities from the...

NGC Certifies Unstruck Planchet for 1793 Half Cents

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an unstruck planchet for 1793 Half Cents. Among the most unusual items ever seen by NGC, this recently...

Laura Sperber Hot Topics: A NEW TWIST AND MY PLAN

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics ......   Hi all. Yes, I am back to attacking coin doctors and the dealers who enable them. Seems the...

Numismatics – Facts for the Beginner

Considering you are currently viewing this site, you either already have an interest in the significance of coin collecting, or you have stumbled across...

Numismatic Research and Pricing in Today’s World

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ..... A generation ago, basic numismatic research for most serious collectors consisted of...

Video Seminar: The Elite 30 Peace Dollars

David Close, Ph.D., Numismatic author and researcher. A new book featuring 30 of the most significant Peace dollar varieties has been written. See examples of...

1794 Silver Dollar Sets 10 Million+ World Record at Stacks Bowers...

Highest price ever realized for any rare coin at auction   Leading rare coin auctioneer Stack’s Bowers Galleries conducted one of the most highly-anticipated events in...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Incredible 1794 Silver Dollar To be...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #149 ......   On Thursday, January 24,...

Video News: PCGS Luncheon at FUN full of Announcements and Information

Don Willis, President of the Professional Coin Grading Service and David Hall, President of Collectors Universe and one of the PCGS Founders, made a...

Video News: PCGS Announces Coin Restoration Service

Don Willis, President, Professional Coin Grading Service. The world's largest third coin grading company announced a new coin restoration service during the PCGS Luncheon at...

Special PCGS Inserts Now Available For Historic Canadian Hoard Gold Coins

Described by a prominent Canadian numismatist as "impressive," Professional Coin Grading Service has created a special symbolic and colorful "Canadian Gold Reserve"  insert for...

Dillon Gage Is On the Go with Release of New Mobile...

Dillon Gage Metals has just made it easier to access precious metals information while on the go with the release of its free, new...

NGC chairman Mark Salzberg reflects on NGC’s last 25 years and...

Dear NGC Community: This year was NGC’s 25th anniversary and, as we pass this important milestone, I reflect upon the roots of NGC and my...

Kolbe & Fanning Auction Features Clain-Stefanelli Archives

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers will be holding their 2013 New York Book Auction at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City on Saturday,...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: 1792 Half Dimes, Part 1: Origins...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #144....   Two of the five finest...

Central States Convention Bans Liberty Dollars

So-called Liberty Dollars, the creation of Bernard Von NotHaus and the National Organization for the Repeal of the Federal Reserve Act and the Internal...

Unusual Items: US Mint ‘Gold Disks’ Made for Oil Payments to...

One of the things we find most exciting about reporting on the numismatic marketplace is coming across those things we either didn’t know beforehand,...

ANA Museum Road Show at Houston Money Show. VIDEO: 2:53.

Jeff Shevlin, Executive Director, ANA Interviewer: David Lisot The American Numismatic Association has begun a new outreach program for its membership that involves state and regional...

Stacks Bowers Galleries To Auction MS-69 1793 Wreath Cent

The Single-Highest Graded 18th Century U.S. Coin of any Date, Variety or Denomination IRVINE, Calif. — Scheduled to cross the auction block in our New...

NGC Attends The Beijing International Coin Expo

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation™ (NGC®) and its China submission center, Guangzhou National Standard Numismatic Grading Company, attended the Beijing International Coin Expo held on November...

Earliest Known Membership Certificate From 1894 Donated to ANA by Dwight...

Colorado Springs, Colo. – The earliest known surviving American Numismatic Association membership certificate, dated July 1, 1894, has been acquired by California real estate...

Unique Pattern 1814 Platinum Half Dollar Certified by PCGS

One of the most intriguing -- and mysterious -- pattern coins ever produced by the United States is now in a Professional Coin Grading...

ANA Money Museum Gets Stolen Australian Holey Dollar Returned

The 1813 Holey dollar was returned to the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) Edward C. Rochette Money Museum on October 23. The Holey dollar is an...

The New On-line Red Book: A Quick Review

by Al Doyle When it comes to being iconic in numismatic circles, nothing can top A Guide Book to United States Coins, universally known as...

PCGS At Korea Money Fair – Praised By Collectors And Dealers

Representatives of the Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGSAsia.com) attended the Korea Money Fair for the first time and heard compliments and congratulations from Asian...