The Coin Analyst: CCAC Recommends Bold Choice for New Silver Eagle...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Next January, an important new chapter will open in American numismatic history. Two of the most iconic modern American coins...

The Gaius & Lucius Denarius of Augustus – CoinWeek Ancient Coin...

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   A BRILLIANT ORGANIZER and commander, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa engineered Octavian’s rise to supreme power in the waning days of...

CoinWeek Podcast #136: Coins to Conserve a Monument

 CoinWeek Podcast #136: Coins to Conserve a Monument Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek...

PennyBoard Press Publishes Latest Coin Album Book From David Lange

After three years of research and writing, the third volume in David W. Lange’s series of books chronicling the publishers of coin albums and...

The Daric: Persian Gold – CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   The Achaemenid Empire of Persia ruled much of the Middle East from 550 to 330 BCE. With a diversity...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Modern Fakes of Ancient Coins

Fake Ancient Coins by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   “To declare that a forged coin is genuine is a mistake, but to declare that a...

Five Modern Coins You Should Be Looking for Right Now

Editors Note: We have re-posted this Modern Coins article for those that may have missed it the first go around. Enjoy! By Charles Morgan and...

Coin Images and Their Orientation – A Case Study

By Ron Guth - The Numismatic Detective Agency .....   One of the more interesting puzzles facing researchers and publishers is how to orient coin images...

Ancient Coin Profile – The First Facing Portrait of a King

Ancient Coins - LYCIA. Dynasts of Lycia, Perikles (c.375-360 BCE), Silver Stater   Ancient Coin Profiles by Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ...... Lycia was...

Abraham Lincoln: A Numismatic Legacy Considered

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for PCGS ......     Prelude to War On January 12, 1848, a 39-year-old Whig congressman from Illinois named Abraham Lincoln took...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Macedon Before Alexander

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   The extent of the Kingdom of Macedonia is as ill-defined as its history is fragmentary (Raymond, 3). ANCIENT MACEDONIANS were...

Coin Board News Number 55 – For Collectors of Antique Coin...

Antique Coin Boards with David W. Lange - www.coincollectingboards.com .....   For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards Number 55 — Summer 2020 DISPATCH FROM THE BUNKER In the Spring issue...

The Most Important Coin Program of Our Lifetime: 50 State Quarters

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for PCGS ......     While the pomp and circumstance surrounding the launch of the 50 State Quarters program is over...

Coinage of the Mughals

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   The Mughal (or “Moghul") Empire ruled much of South Asia for over three centuries. Mughal emperors accumulated vast wealth,...

The Great U.S. Mint Silver Coin Swindle

By Tom DeLorey for CoinWeek.com .....   Most U.S. coin collectors know that the United States Mint continued to pump 1964-dated 90% silver dimes, quarters and...

CoinWeek Podcast #135: Colombian Treasures at Sedwick Auction

 CoinWeek Podcast #135: Colombian Treasures at Sedwick Auction Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek...

Confronting Sheldon

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek .....   Dr. William Herbert Sheldon, born on November 19, 1898 and dying on September 17, 1977, was venerated for...

Gold Market Commentary – Gold Choppy and Uncertain

Commentary for Friday, May 22, 2020 (www.golddealer.com) By  Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......    Gold closed up $14.10 today at $1,734.60. A reminder that...

CoinWeek Podcast #134: Rare Coin Market Holds Its Own (With Russ...

  CoinWeek Podcast #134: Rare Coin Market Holds Its Own (With Russ Augustin) Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app...

Struck Counterfeit Coins: Another “All in the Family” Half Cent –...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   Continuing the theme from my previous CoinWeek article on the “family” of 1804 “C-6” struck counterfeits...

Coins of Medieval Hungary: Part 2

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   Link to Part I When King Andrew III, last survivor of Hungary’s Árpád dynasty, died without an heir in 1301,...

CoinWeek Preview: Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ REGENCY 38 Sale

   Legend Rare Coin Auctions is conducting Regency Auction #38 on May 14 during a live webcast. CoinWeek breaks down several key lots from the...

The Coin Analyst Talks to Chiara Principe, Italian Medallic Artist and...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Italian artist Chiara Principe has been designing and sculpting coins and medals for over a decade and has extensive...

Ancient Electrum Coins – Strength and Unity of an Empire

The Colosseo Collection Electrum Coins ...... By Russell A. Augustin - AU Capital Management, LLC   The ancient Greek island of Lesbos was located in the northeastern...

Collect or Spend? Chipotle Mexican Grill Tokens

 At CoinWeek, we can't wait for life to get back to normal. So hungry for fast food are we that CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan is...

British Rarities Rank Among the 100 Greatest Modern World Coins

By Dennis Tucker for Whitman Publishing ......   Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) announced in April 2020 that its London affiliate, NGC UK, has certified a 1952...

Coins of Medieval Hungary: Part I

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   ABOUT THE YEAR 895, THE MAGYARS, a federation of nomadic tribes whose origin was in the distant forests of...

Paper Money Care Package – CONTENTS REVEAL STREAM

  A CoinWeek follower sent us an interesting care package filled with a variety of used but interesting banknotes and other numismatic items to enjoy...

11 Things You Don’t Know About Selling Coins on eBay

By David Schwager for CoinWeek .....   Plenty of people love it and plenty of people hate it, but we can all agree that eBay is...

Collecting Colonials: 1786 Vermontensium Landscape Type Coppers Offer Whimsy and Challenge

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   When numismatist Hillyer Ryder set out to publish a reference catalog of Vermont coppers, he saw...