How To Become A Coin Kingpin

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner Deciding what to collect can often be a case of deciding what not to collect. This zen-like statement...

The History of South African Currency

By  www.southcapecoins.co.za/ ....... Coin collecting is a fascinating hobby because it connects us with the past. A rare coin from a particular historical era has...

Story of the Maynard Sundman Littleton Coin Lecture Series

David Sundman, President, Littleton Coin Company Littleton Coin Company is one of the largest mail order coin companies in the United States with more than...

An Open Letter to CAC: Now is the Time to Accept...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker Note: A copy of this letter has been forwarded by the authors to CAC’s President John Albanese. Mr. Albanese, Over the...

Grading the Perschke Brasher Doubloon

Scott Schechter, Vice President, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Interviewer: David Lisot. When Walter Perschke decided to offer the famous Brasher Doubloon gold piece for sale he selected...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation™ (NGC®) Releases First Mobile App: NGC Coin Details

- Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC®),  the world’s largest third-party coin grading company, has released its first mobile phone application. NGC Coin Details is...

MEET THE 2012 NUMISMATIST OF THE YEAR

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .......   He's one of those semi-familiar names who has accomplished as much or more in his field than others with...

Comprehensive Market Study Reveals CAC Price Premiums

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com ...... Market Study Background It’s common knowledge that CAC verified coins have been selling for premium prices since the...

Spink Becomes First Auction House in UK to Introduce 3D Imagery...

London. July 30th, 2012. Spink, the world’s premier auction house for collectables, announced the launch of its new website today, which it believes will...

Ok, I admit it. I was wrong or: Teach a man...

By Charles Morgan with Hubert Walker If you’re like me and participate in an online collecting forum, you’ve no doubt come across threads where “newbies”...

OCRE – A major new tool for Roman numismatics

Today, in collaboration with New York University’s Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, the ANS launches a major new tool to aid...

Rare Coin Road Warrior-Summer Edition-CAC is the REAL deal!

By Vic Bozarth - Bozarthcoins.com Dear Rare Coin Enthusiast, The Fourth of July has come and gone and we are left with the HEAT and...

PCGS Gives Congressmen A Close Look At Counterfeiting Problems

During June 27, 2012 meetings with numismatic leaders in Washington, DC, influential U.S. Congressmen and congressional staff members learned about rare coin authentication and...

ANA, ANS partner for early U.S. Mint exhibit at World’s Fair...

Cooperative effort includes museum display, two Money Talks programs   The American Numismatic Association in Colorado Springs, Colo., and the American Numismatic Society in New York...

ULTIMATE RARITIES: The Single Most Important Coin in American Numismatics

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com ....... From $505 in June, 1882 to $7,395,000 in December, 2011                 This rare gold coin has been called,...

Sharpen Skills with ANA Grading, Photography Courses in Philadelphia

The American Numismatic Association will offer a pair of informative two-day courses for collectors prior to the World’s Fair of MoneySM, Aug. 7-11 at...

A New Regular CoinWeek Column by Mark Ferguson: ULTIMATE RARITIES starts...

A New Regular CoinWeek Column by Mark Ferguson – MFRareCoins.com                 Without their stories coins are just “pieces of metal.”  At least that’s what the...

PCGS Implores Congress to Fight Imports and Sales of Counterfeit Coins

(Washington, DC) -- Executives of the Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) warn that the problems of Chinese-made counterfeits of rare coins are getting worse...

Learning How to Grade – Part 3

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. Originally Appeared in Canadian Coin News In our previous installment of “Learning How to Grade” we spoke about circulated coins and the basics...

USA Coin Album: The San Francisco Mint Coinage of 1923, Part...

Posted by David W. Lange, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Research Director ..... Certain issues of United States coins seem to hold more appeal than similar coins of...

NGC Certifies Brasher Doubloon Considered the Finest Known and Valued at...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC®), [ the world’s largest third-party coin grading company, has graded and encapsulated what may be the world’s most valuable coin....

Kolbe & Fanning Announce Results of June 7th Auction

Kolbe & Fanning held their 125th mail-bid sale of numismatic literature on Thursday, June 7. The sale featured material from the libraries of F....

PCGS Hong Kong Update and New Grading for Tokens and Medals

Don Willis, President, PCGS Interviewer: David Lisot. Professional Coin Grading Service recently opened offices in Hong Kong to service the growing Chinese numismatic market. PCGS President...

The Value of Old Numismatic Books

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker Special Contributors to CoinWeek - When Hubert and I set out to write numismatic books, we did so because the...

ANACS Coins Now Listed on eBay

Paul DeFelice, Vice President, ANACS Interviewer: David Lisot ANACS announces its compliance with the new rules for listing coins on eBay. The internet auction giant set...

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...