US Coins – What’s up with the 1969 Quarter? The Key...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker ..... Walter Breen doesn’t mention it, and in A Guide Book of Washington and State Quarters (Whitman, 2006), Q....

Classic US Coins – The Walking Liberty Short Set, 1941-1947

By Ron Drzewucki - www.moderncoinwholesale.com ..... The Walking Liberty short set is getting hot right now, and I for one couldn't be happier. Adolph Weinman’s Walking...

Ancient Greek Coins – The Mythology of Ajax the Lesser

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection ...... Opus was a small, infertile territory on the coast of mainland Greece, surrounded by...

The TYPE B Proof Reverse Washington Quarters of 1956-1964 ...

Type B Proof Reverse Washington Quarters....... By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ...... Beginning in 1956 and continuing through 1964, the Philadelphia Mint produced a...

Toning and Eye Appeal on Rare and Modern Coins

  Coin Toning and Eye Appeal By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ..... Once it leaves the Mint, few things add value to a coin....

Primary Differences Between Investing in Bullion Coins and Collector Coins

Bullion Coins and Collector Coins By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com Before going over Bullion Coins and Collector Coins, let’s begin by looking at...

Sell Dad’s Coin Collection And Guarantee You Get The Right Price

Selling your Coin Collection By Richard Schwary - California Numismatic Investments ...... “My Dad had a coin collection and has since passed on giving the...

Ancient Greek Coins – The Peak of Classical Artistry

Ancient Greek Coins By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC Lampsakos has a storied past, having been a frequent source of contention between battling...

Why Are 1943 Copper and 1944 Steel Lincoln Cent Errors So...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Lincoln Cent Errors , coin markets #306 For CoinWeek  by Greg Reynolds..... Although 1909-S VDB and 1914-D pennies are often thought of...

Part II of the Joel R. Anderson Collection of United States...

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ...... regarding the upcoming Paper Money sale of the Joel R. Anderson Collection Part II. Part II...

The Rise and Fall of the Franklin Mint

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek .... In 2016, the meteoric career of the Franklin Mint (FM) has ended in Never-Never-Land as a dusty footnote...

Classic Coins vs. Modern Coins – Both Are Rewarding to...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek The community of people who actively collect coins includes those who are mainly interested in classic coins, those who focus...

Hot Lips and Scar Face: Two Dramatic 1888-O Morgan Dollar Varieties

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ..... In my previous sortie into VAM territory, I mentioned the 1888-O “Hot Lips” variety of Morgan dollar....

Bad Money – Ancient Counterfeiters and Their Fake Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series on Ancient Counterfeiters by Mike Markowitz .... Mundus vult decipi, ergo decipiatur "The world wants to be deceived, so let it be deceived." --...

Coin Expert Advice – Ten Tips For Selling Your Coins

Selling Your Coins By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ....... As someone who sells a lot of coins, I have some selling tips/tricks/thoughts that I’d like...

Modern Coins – Are MS-70 Coins “Value Traps”?

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek.... Thirty plus years after the establishment of the first professional coin grading companies, some modern coin collectors remain skeptical of...

Ron Drzewucki’s Grading Coins: The 1916-D Mercury Dime, from AG3 to...

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ..... For as long as I’ve been around coins, the 1916-D Mercury dime has always been one of...

Ancient Coins – The Wealth of the Persian Empire

The Colosseo Collection of Ancient Coins ......By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC Thanks to intelligent political leadership and forward-thinking approaches to governing, the...

CoinWeek Podcast #101: John W. Adams to Sell His Numismatic Library

 CoinWeek Podcast #101: John W. Adams to Sell His Numismatic Library Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to...

Traveling to Coin Shows – Minimize Risk of TSA Confiscating Bullion,...

Traveling with Coins, Cash and Precious Metals - Beware the TSA Commentary on Traveling with Coins, Cash and Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com By Patrick A....

CoinWeek First Look at the Pops of the New York Bank...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Sixteen bags of Morgan dollars, still sealed in their original bags, is not something that you...

What Is a 1971-74 Eisenhower Dollar Brown Pack Worth?

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   As the last dollar coin issued by the United States that contained at least some silver,...

US Coins – The Short-Lived Franklin Half Dollar

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   With a lifespan of just 15 years (1948-63) and no high-priced key dates even in Mint State grades, the Franklin half dollar is...

The Once and Future King: A (Brief) History of Gold Coins...

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ....   Long appreciated for its beauty, rarity and practicality, gold is the ultimate coining material. It’s true that...

Rare & Inexpensive Early Silver Coins of Ecuador

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #395 By Greg Reynolds ..... The early silver coins of Ecuador are...

CoinWeek: EAC Remembers R. Tettenhorst, Numismatist

Collector R. Tettenhorst--real name Bernard Alan Edison--built an amazing collection of half cents and was a revered member of the copper collecting community. Edison was...

Grading Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   FEW TOPICS IN CLASSICAL NUMISMATICS provoke more ferocious argument than the grading of ancient coins. Among collectors of...

The Rise and Fall of the Columbian Half Dollar: A Commemorative...

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   In the latest (2019 cover date) issue of A Guide Book of United States Coins, the...

GoldDealer.com Market Report – Gold Continues to Settle

Commentary for Wednesday, June 27, 2018 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed down $3.60 at $1,253.00 in...

Prohibitively Rare 1875 $50 Legal Tender Note From Joel R. Anderson...

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   It is with great pleasure and excitement that we prepare to offer Part II of the...