Grading Guidelines for Early American Copper Coinage Book to be Published. VIDEO: 3:28

Bob Fagaly, Chief Editor, Dennis Fuoss, Large Cent Editor Interviewer: David Lisot....... Grading the Early American Copper coins  is a specialty area of coin collecting. The mixture...

Coin Grading: NGC Recognizes “Spitting Eagle” 1983-P Quarters

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has announced that it will now attribute the “Spitting Eagle” variety of 1983-P Washington Quarters. The variety is identified by...

Infographic – Money: The Cold Hard Facts

Image compliments of MBA in Finance Degrees The editors at MBA in Finance Degrees decided to research the topic of: The Money: The Cold Hard Facts -...

Colorado Springs Coin Show and ANA Summer Seminar Report

By William Shamhart – Numismatic Americana ……. After being gone for over ten days I have finally caught up with things enough that I can sit down and write...

PCGS Plans $15 Million, Unique Nova Constellatio Patterns Set Exhibit At ANA

A unique set of four 1783 Nova Constellatio patterns, insured for $15 million, will be displayed by Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) and Beverly...

NGC Hires Irma Kane to Act as West Coast Account Representative

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has hired longtime industry consultant Irma Kane to serve as an Account Representative. Kane will primarily work with NGC Authorized...

THE COLLECTIBLE COIN PROTECTION ACT (HR 1849)

Non-Partisan Bill Aims to Thwart Influx of Counterfeit Coins Washington D.C In an effort to stimulate interest in the passage of H.R. 1849 (The Collectible Coin...

First Time Together In Public: Rittenhouse’s Presidential Appointment And 1792 Half Disme

Two of the most important, related items of early American numismatics -- the document signed by George Washington and Thomas Jefferson appointing David Rittenhouse...

BITCOIN VS. GOVERNMENT-ISSUED FIAT MONEY

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   Many freedom-oriented people are skeptical about long-term prospects for the U.S. dollar and other fiat currencies, which means they...

Advice to a Young Coin Dealer

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com ……… The Professional Numismatist Guild (PNG) recently announced the establishment of the Edward Milas Memorial Fund which creates internships at...

Professional Coin Grading Service Shanghai Office Will Open July 20, 2013

In a historic event that has the potential to significantly expand the already rapidly-growing coin collecting market in China, "Professional Coin Grading Service, Collectors...

CoinWeek FAQ’s

Hello, and welcome to the June edition of CoinWeek FAQ’s Q & A with Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker! .......... Each month, we take some of the...

20th Edition of Friedberg’s Paper Money of United States Marks Publication’s 60th Anniversary

By Coin & Currency Institute....   2013-2014 Version is in Full Color and Available in Multiple Formats for First Time Sixty years after its introduction, the 20th...

John Highfill Headlines Silver Dollar Seminar at SoCal Show

A Silver Dollar seminar is being offered at the SoCal Coin & Currency Show on July 18-20 at the Ontario Convention Center, 2000 Convention...
Numismatics in Video Games

Numismatics in Videogames and BioShock Infinite

Your kids might know more about numismatics than you think   By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   People often talk about the importance of...

Old Time Coin Collection

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the NGC Weekly Market Report ….. Every once in a while a truly old time collection comes to market. The...

What is Precious Metals Leasing, and Why Is It Done…?

by Miguel Perez-Santalla BullionVault .......... LEASING is an integral part of the precious metals market, writes Miguel Perez-Santalla at BullionVault. Why is it necessary? For a...

NGC Discovers Extremely Rare 1802 Dime

JR-1 Variety Dime is Only Second Example Known Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has announced the discovery of the second known example of a previously unique...

It’s Time for Third Party Grading Companies to Take Circulated Classic Coins Seriously

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Hubert and I like to use our position as writers for Coin Week to advocate for...

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 Hubert Walker

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 Business: Modern Coin...

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: 5:09

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 Beach Expo

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...