Collecting Strategies – How Liquid Is Your Coin Collection?

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Off the top of your head, can you say how much your collection is worth and Do...

Massachusetts Silver Coinage of the 17th Century: An Introduction

Coin Rarities & Related Topics#392 - Massachusetts Silver Coinage A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Massachusetts Silver coins were the first home-grown coinage of the British-American...

CoinWeek Podcast #83: Tim Rathjen and His Coin Sorting Machine

CoinWeek Podcast #83: Tim Rathjen and His Coin Sorting Machine Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the...

World Coins – The Gdańsk (Danzig) 1577 Siege Gold Ducats

By Dariusz F. Jasek ..... As edited by Etjen Vincani Siege Gold Ducats and Silver Siege Coins appear in Polish numismatic history twice: during the siege...

Some Comments on Civil War Tokens & an Appreciation of George...

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers ......   Over a long period of years, ever since I discovered the world's greatest hobby in 1952 at...

Counterfeit Coin Detection: 1921-D Walking Liberty Half Dollar

Counterfeit 1921-D Half Dollar By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The numerous abrasions were copied from a genuine specimen and will appear on...

Ancient Greek Coins – New Style Athens Tetradrachm

Attica, Athens AR Tetradrachm. New Style Coinage, circa 154-153 BC By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   Athens was once immensely powerful and independent,...

Stack’s Bowers November Baltimore Auction: Classic Lots You Need to Know

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ..... The Stack's Bowers November 2017 Baltimore Auction, like all other Stack's Bowers sales at the Whitman Coin...

Legend Coin Market Report – The Philadelphia PCGS Invitational

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   THE PHILADELPHIA PCGS INVITATIONAL We have only two complaints: #1 - We were not fans of the hotel, and...

Circulated Liberty Head Double Eagles ($20 Gold Coins), Type 2

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #391 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Liberty Head double eagles...

Bullion & Precious Metals: Gold Dealer Newsletter – Gold Moves Higher?

Commentary for Wednesday, November 1, 2017 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed up $7.10 at $1,274.10 in...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: “1785” Bar Copper + 1-Page...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   This is only my second article regarding counterfeit Colonial “coins”, following one published here on CoinWeek...

World Coin Tips for Collectors – Coin Shops in Seoul, South...

By Mark Lovmo - dokdo-research.com/koreancoins.html ......   This article is a guide to some of the coin and currency shops in Seoul, Korea. It is by...

Stack’s Bowers November Baltimore Auction: Modern Lots You Need to Know

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Stack's Bowers' Baltimore sales are always a good source of fresh coins for collectors looking for type...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Heroic Nudity on Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .... It hardly needs repeating here that the gap between ancient and modern sensibilities is unbridgeable. -- Caroline Vout...

The Greatest U.S. Coin Collections Ever Auctioned, Part 3: McCoy in...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #390 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   This series is about...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1796 “S-93” Large Cent +...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   This latest installment in the continuing summary of deceptive struck counterfeits documented to date centers around...

Second U.S. Mint Forum Casts Marketing Behemoth in New Light

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   On October 16, 2017, the United States Mint convened a second gathering of numismatic industry stakeholders...

Legend Coin Market Report – Mid-October Report

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   STATUS QUO Can’t say anything dramatic is going on. We had a very good sales week. We’re becoming spoiled...

Assembling a Set of Pleasing Mercury Dimes at a Very Low...

News & Analysis regarding  Mercury Dimes , coins, markets, and the coin collecting community, #389  A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds for CoinWeek .......   Although Mercury...

Counterfeit Gold Coin Detection – 1862-S Liberty Head Quarter Eagle

The lack of details in Liberty's hair is one key that this is a Counterfeit Gold Coin By Max Spiegel - Numismatic Researcher, NGC ......   Nineteenth-century...

Ancient Greek Coins – The Enigma of the Oinoanda Didrachms

Oinoanda Didrachms were an unusual denomination By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   Oinoanda, an ancient Greek city located in the upper valley of...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Ancient Coins Under $100

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   Aren’t they very expensive? Along with How do you know they’re authentic?, this is probably the most common...

CoinWeek Podcast #81: Is There Gold at Fort Knox? Of...

CoinWeek Podcast #81: Is There Gold at Fort Knox? Of Course There Is! Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...

The Greatest U.S. Coin Collections Ever Auctioned, Part 2: Parmelee

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #388 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   This is the second...

Chinese Coins: The First Show Panda

Chinese coins- The first Show Panda created quite the “Pandamania” in the late 1980s By Peter Anthony  - Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .......   As hundreds of collectors,...

Legend Rare Coin Auctions Regency XXIII Sale: Lots You Need to...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Count us as people who appreciate the rationale behind Legend Rare Coin Auctions' Regency Sales. The series...

Collecting World Currency: A Study of El Banco del Estado de...

By Connor Falk - Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   The history of El Banco del Estado de Chihuahua (Bank of the State of Chihuahua) is...

Legend Coin Market Report – Welcome to October

As we have been predicting, the market is coming back By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   AS THE SEASONS CHANGE This is not only summer sliding...

Ancient Greek Coins – Tetradrachm Celebrates Naval Victory by Doson

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   Tetradrachm Celebrates Naval Victory by Doson Antigonus III Doson was the king of Macedon from 229 to...