PNG Launching Numismatic Mentoring Program: Promoting Numismatic Growth

The Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.com) has announced it will create an education and mentoring program to recruit and train the next generation of coin...

Brief History of the Smithsonian’s National Numismatic Collection

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the NGC Weekly Market Report ….. My first encounter with the Smithsonian's National Numismatic Collection occurred nearly three decades ago....

PCGS Certifies Unique Chinese Coin

  The Hong Kong Submission Center of Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGSAsia.com) has certified a unique Chinese coin, the only known Kirin Province 1910 Hsusen...

Coin Week FAQ’s… a Q & A with Charles Morgan and...

Welcome to the May edition of CoinWeek FAQ’s Q & A with Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker! Each month, we take some of the more interesting questions...

Carson City’s First Silver Dollar Was Not a Morgan Dollar

By Allen Rowe  -  Northern Nevada Coin ………. The Carson City mint is famous for the Morgan dollars that it produced, but they were not...

Technology Changes How Collectors of Coins and Precious Metals Investors do...

ModernCoinMart (MCM), a division of John Maben Rare Coins, Inc., of Sarasota, Florida, has laid a benchmark in the 21st century coin market as...

EAC Happening 2013 Half Cents, Colonials, & Early American Silver. VIDEO:...

Interviewer & Host: David Lisot....... Three more popular categories of early American coins are displayed at the EAC Happening. Rare varieties of coins are made available...

German Supreme Court ruling favorable to Ancient Coin Collectors

By Wayne G. Sayles – Ancient Coin Collectors Guild …….. While U.S. Courts have consistently avoided hearing arguments about the validity of imposing trade restrictions...

PCGS Offering Two Coin Grading Classes at June 2013 Long...

Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) will conduct two coin grading classes at the upcoming Long Beach Coin, Stamp & Sports Collectible Expo.  The courses,...

Coins – The story behind the obsession (InfoGraphic)

An interesting InfoGraphic from CoinSupplyPlanet's Blog about "Coins - The Story behind the Obsession" For those who might be unfamiliar with the term "InfoGraphics" they...

NGC Security Image Archive Now Includes 7 Million Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) announced that its online certification verification database includes images for more than 7 million NGC-certified coins. Accessible for free through...

Over The Rainbow : Collectors have a deep appreciation for coins...

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the NGC Weekly Market Report ….. Someone once said, “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” This sublime statement...

Ancient Coin Collectors Guild and Legislation Affecting Ancient Coin Importation. VIDEO:...

Wayne Sayles, Executive Director, Ancient Coin Collectors Guild Interviewer: David Lisot Recent legislation has made it very difficult to import ancient coins into the United States...

Coin Week FAQ’s… a Q & A with Charles Morgan and...

Welcome to the April edition of CoinWeek FAQ’s Q & A with Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker! Each month we take some of the more...

Thousands of Coin Values Now Instantly Available With Free PCGS Price...

Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) is making it easier than ever to determine the current values of United States coins with the new PCGS...

NGC Grades Eric Newman Coins. VIDEO: 2:20

David Lange, Director of Research, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Interviewer: David Lisot Eric Newman is one of the most famous numismatists of all time. His coin collection...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: U.S. 500 Unit Silver Pattern of...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #160 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   PREAMBLE GOES HERE *...

A Brief History of the Money Museum and Upcoming Fundraising Coin...

PANTA RHEI – "everything flows." This quote from the work of the Greek philosopher Heraclitus perfectly encapsulates everything the Money Museum strives to be...

Exploring US Proof Coinage with Jeff Garrett

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ….. The US Mint has been striking what are universally considered Proof coins...

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...