Ancient Coins – Alexander the Great Tetradrachms and Herakles’ Slaying of...

MACEDONIAN KINGDOM. Alexander the Great Tetradrachms (336-323 BC). AR By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   The early Macedonian kingdom did not have sufficient...

Legend Coin Market Report – The PCGS San Antonio Show

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   No Sugar Coating Today's Coin Market Anyone who tells you the coin market is on fire is either lying...

Collecting Classic US Coins – The Silver Dollars of Our Founding...

You might be surprised at how affordable some of the earliest US silver dollars are By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Silver Dollars...

The Puzzle of the Nova Constellatios

By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   What was the first US coin? The 1793 large cent? Or the 1792 half disme? Nope. The first coin series minted...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: The Ptolemies, Part II

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series  by Mike Markowitz .....   Ptolemy IV Philopator (222 – 204 BCE) THE LONG DECLINE OF Ptolemaic Egypt began with the reign of Ptolemy IV,...

Gold Market Report Newsletter – Gold Blinks

Commentary for Friday, November 9, 2018 (www.golddealer.com) By Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed down $16.50 at $1,206.40. Looking for something consistent about...

The Early Days of Numerical Coin Grading

By Tom DeLorey for CoinWeek .....   Numismatist Ron Guth has very sincerely proposed that the coin industry and the significant Third Party Grading Services (TPG’s)...

Jeff Garrett: When Proofs Were New

The Smithsonian collection sheds light on some of the earliest examples from the US Mint By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   To begin...

The CoinWeek Midnight Stream Episode 6 – November 2, 2018

 By CoinWeek ....   Be sure to watch episode six of the CoinWeek Midnight Stream, which was broadcast Friday, November 2, 2018. Charles Morgan goes on the air...

CoinWeek IQ: Collecting Gold Coins: Tips for the Rest of Us

 CoinWeek IQ: Analysis and Insights from the editors of CoinWeek.com and the industry's leading experts. Collecting gold coins is a pinnacle activity in our hobby,...

Holy Sh*t, That’s Rare: A Horseman $10 of a Different Color

By David McCarthy for CoinWeek .....   On a hot afternoon this summer, I found myself wandering a suburban park in search of a grave. Like most...

Ancient Coin Books: A Collector’s Reference Library for Classical Numismatics

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   The best advice this or any other coin collector ever got is, “Buy the book before you buy the coin.” For beginning...

The Coin Analyst: Why the Libertad Design Is Not Likely to...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Almost 40 years after the introduction of Mexico’s Libertad -- originally intended as a bullion coin that with time...

CoinWeek Podcast #109: Daniel Frank Sedwick’s Cobs, Coins, and Ingots

 CoinWeek Podcast #109: Daniel Frank Sedwick's Cobs, Coins, and Ingots Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek...

Ancient Greek Coins – Agathokles’ Victory

Sicily, Syracuse. Agathokles. 317-289 BC. Silver Tetradrachm By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ...... Agathokles was the last of the larger-than-life rulers of Syracuse,...

Coin Market Opinions – What Makes a Coin Valuable?

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. .....   One of the most frequently asked questions about the coin market that appear in my mailbox is “What makes a...

Mirror Mirror: Collecting Prooflike Morgan Silver Dollars

By Jeff Garrett on the NGC Weekly Market Report ......   Collecting Prooflike Morgan Silver Dollars by date is extremely challenging. There are few numismatic delicacies as...

Gold Market Report – Gold Wakes Up Again

Commentary for Tuesday, October 23, 2018 (www.golddealer.com) By Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ...... Gold closed up $12.20 at $1233.40. Gold’s close today will get...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coinage of the Mongols

By Mike Markowitz .... The couriers of the Khan galloped over fifty degrees of longitude, and it was said that a virgin carrying a sack...

Coin Collecting Strategies – In the Hobby, Change is Constant

Coin collecting with Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Coin Collecting Strategies and tastes in coins have evolved over the years. Coin collecting habits in the United...

Medieval Numismatics: Coins of the Crusaders

Crusaders coins survive in surprising abundance and have much to tell us about this distant era, which has so many parallels to contemporary events. By...

Getting Started Collecting U.S. Coins: Basics For Beginning Collectors

A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   People have asked me, “What should I collect,” or, separately, “What are the best coins to buy now.”...

Harlan J. Berk 206th Buy or Bid Sale: Ancient Coin Lots...

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   Harlan J. Berk has just launched its 206th Buy or Bid Sale. Comprising of 511 lots and focusing primarily on...

Silver Stacking – Collecting Silver Rounds and Bars

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   Whether they admit it or not, silver stackers get excited about watching their holdings grow by anywhere from a few pre-1965 dimes to...

The CoinWeek Midnight Stream Episode 4: Baltimore Auction Highlights and More

https://youtu.be/KkE6O57Nyn4 The CoinWeek Midnight Stream was live on air, Friday, October 5. During the stream, CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan discussed several key lots from the upcoming...

The Vienna Philharmonic Gold Bullion Coin and the Austrian Mint

  Vienna Philharmonic Gold Coin By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ..... Question: Which bullion coins have face values denominated in euros? Well, let’s start by...

The Missing Years – Collecting The Coins Of 1931 To 1933

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek ......... American collectors will find slim pickings when they try to acquire coins struck from 1931 to 1933. Here's an...

Ancient Roman Coins – A Conspiracy to Assassinate the Emperor Nero

Aureus 64-65, AV 7.27 g. NERO CAESAR – AVGVSTVS By Russell A. Augustin - AU Capital Management, LLC ...... The name Nero holds a particularly sinister...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: The Ptolemies, Part I

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series  by Mike Markowitz .....   Of all the successors of Alexander the Great, the family of Ptolemy, son of Lagos, was the most successful,...

Coin Submission Success Strategies

Coin Submission Success Strategies By Charles Morgan with Hubert Walker .....   If you’re anything like me, then you occasionally put in a coin submission to...