Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part V

By David Provost for CoinWeek... Previous installments of this article can be found here: Part I, Part II, Part III, and Part IV.   The House Subcommittee on...

Autumn Features a Harvest of Numismatic Activity – Are Walkers Poised...

By Jim Bisognani – NGC Market Report ………. Heritage PNG Invitational Rakes In $11.2 Million - Buyer’s Market for Generic Type Coins October is turning out...

Coin Profile – Gem Full Head 1927-S quarter, A Remarkable...

The Gem Full Head 1927-S quarter in Heritage's October 27 Signature Auction of The Eugene H. Gardner Collection II boasts a thick overlay of...

NGC Grades Special Release 2015 U.S. Marshals Service Commemorative Coins

NGC offers collectors a first look at three of 2015's U.S. Commemorative coins... Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has graded two sets of 2015 US Marshals...

CAC buys Eliasberg 1893-S Morgan Silver Dollar for $646,250 at auction...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #245 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds... Morgan Silver Dollars were minted...

NGC-Certified Million Dollar Chinese Coins to be Displayed During the Macau...

A Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) - certified China 1898 Hunan Pattern Silver Dollar, which recently sold for over US $1 million, will be on...

Brilliant Concepts – Uphill Labor, Creating the 1983 ANA Catalog

By David Thomason Alexander  for  CoinWeek …. Cataloging the 1983 ANA auction was a “white water rapids” experience. This was most important sale to be held...

The Future Of Numismatics

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ….. We all have a stake in making sure there are more coin...

NGC has certified Newman Part V, which includes many extraordinary Early...

NGC has certified Newman Part V, which includes many extraordinary Early American coins and US gold rarities. NGC was once again enlisted to grade selections from...

Mexican Numismatic History: The 1811 Real de Catorce 8 Reales, An...

Mexican Numismatic History: The 1811 Real de Catorce 8 Reales... By Carlos Jara - Mexican Coin Company Our company was privileged to recently handle a specimen...

NGC Grades Rare GSA Soft Pack Seated Liberty Dollar

This GSA Soft Pack 1864 Seated Liberty Dollar is only the second to have been graded by NGC. Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has graded what...

Kolbe & Fanning Announce Baltimore Book Auction

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers are pleased to announce that they will be conducting a public auction of important numismatic books on November 1,...

A Crown and Taler Man, Reflections on Dr. John S. Davenport

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek.... Rarely does a single individual become identified so completely with any area of numismatics as did Dr. John S....

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...

First Read: 100 Greatest U.S. Modern Coins, Third Edition

First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature… Essay by Louis Golino for CoinWeek.... 100 Greatest U.S. Modern...

Coin Photography: Where to Start?

By Jenna Van Valen, photographer at Douglas Winter Numismatics............ I want to tell you all how to be successful in coin photography: you need to...

First Read: FAO Coins International Catalog (English Edition 2013)

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

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part III

By David Provost for CoinWeek.... Parts I and II of this article can be found here: Part I and Part II.   The original bill calling for commemorative coins...

Back in Black: NGC Black Retro Holder Returns

NGC's popular black Retro Holder will be available for select US coins from October 1 to December 31 while supplies last. Starting October 1, 2014,...

First Read: Wayte Raymond’s Coins of the World

First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature Essay by David T. Alexander for CoinWeek…. The brown cloth cover is worn...

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: A Mecklenburg Declaration Citation

Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current volume of the E-Sylum eNewsletter. Last week the E-sylum quoted...

NGC Grades Second “NO P” 1987 China Gold 5 Yuan Panda

By  David J. Camire for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation   In 1987 China struck Gold 5 Yuan Pandas with three mintmarks: P, Y and S. NGC has recently...

Coins and the Law – On Second Thought—a chance for rule...

By Wayne Sayles – Ancient Coin Collecting Blog ……….. The SAFE endorsement of Britain's Article 11c of Council Regulation (EU) No 36/2012 at first blush...

PCGS Advises How To Save Money On Restoring Your Coins

Professional Coin Grading Service has updated its experts' tips about what kinds of unattractively-toned, environmentally-damaged and other "problem" coins can be restored, and has...

CoinWeek Q&A with Former Congressman Mike Castle

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   Congressman Mike Castle served as governor of the state of Delaware from 1985 to 1992 and served almost 18...

As Legal Issues Mount, Merit Gold Customers Seek Relief

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek… In CoinWeek’s initial report on Merit Gold and Silver, we wrote that the Santa Monica City’s Attorney’s...

The Real Diehl: Let’s Get Real About the Issue of First...

The Real Diehl is a regularly-appearing column by former United States Mint Director Philip N. Diehl, exclusively for CoinWeek ……….. Are There Really “First Strikes”, “ Releases”, and...

Precious Metals Prices Will Be More Volatile Beginning October 1

Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com By Patrick A. Heller Precious Metals Prices are going to get more volatile starting October 1. The CME Group (NASDAQ:...

The Numismatourist Book Describes Numismatic Museums Around the World. VIDEO: 3:18

Howard Berlin, Ph.D., Author Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com....... Imagine traveling the world and going in all the great numismatic museums. That is just what Howard Berlin...

Coin Photography: A Photo is Worth 1,000 Words (Except When It’s...

A Guest Blog from Jenna Van Valen, photographer here at DWN. We’ve all heard the numismatic mantra, “Buy the coin, not the holder.” But what...