Classic US Coins: Does a 1964 Morgan Silver Dollar Exist?

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Rumors have long circulated in numismatic circles about the mystery of the 1964 Peace dollar, which would have...

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....

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...

The Greatest U.S. Coin Collections Ever Auctioned, Part 1: Rarity Over...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #387 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   This series is about...

Minimize Risk Of TSA Confiscating Your Precious Metals, Rare Coins, Or...

Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com By Patrick A. Heller Last week, a woman contacted me with a problem. She was preparing to take a...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins, Aliens and UFOs

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   On the wall of his office in the FBI building’s basement, Special Agent Fox Mulder of the TV series...

Five Modern Coins You Should Be Looking for Right Now

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   Has the holiday season sapped your coin budget? We know how that goes. But despair not! We’ve...

The Coin Analyst – What’s the Best Way to Invest in...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ..... I often hear newer coin collectors and silver investors ask what is the best way to buy silver. There are...

What Were They Worth? The Purchasing Power of Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz....   Throughout the history of coinage two contradictory concepts have competed with each other. According to one concept, a...

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

By Richard Schwary - California Numismatic Investments ......   “My Dad had a coin collection and has since passed on giving the collection to the family....

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...

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 Coins: What about Sparta?

Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek… Spartans disdained many things that other ancient Greeks valued. One of these things was money. Hundreds of different Greek cities...

Ancient Coins – The Wealth of the Persian Empire

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

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...

U.S. Silver Dollars of 1797

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #198 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

The Coin Analyst: Are MS-70 Coins “Value Traps”?

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   A quarter century after the establishment of the first professional coin grading companies, many coin collectors remain skeptical of the...

The Coin Analyst: Collectors Crying Over Milk-Spotted American Silver Eagles

Investors, on the other hand... By Guest Columnist Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   If you’re seeing small, white spots on your American Silver Eagles and wonder...

Medieval Numismatics: Coins of the Crusaders

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

2017 American Liberty Gold Coin on Sale TODAY – Here’s What...

Everything you need to know about the U.S. Mint's 225th Anniversary American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   As of today...

1944-D Steel Cent: Rare, Off-Metal Cent Sold at Recent FUN has...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Steve Estes (http://www.steveestes.com) is a Portland, Oregon dealer who has in been in business since 1963, and who specializes in...

Don’t Get Fixated On Spot Price When Buying Silver Coins

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   Silver investors tend to check the current spot price before making a purchase of silver coins. That's a logical...

Getting Started Collecting U.S. Coins: Basics For Beginners

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

In God We Trust: A Brief History

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   We pay attention to the news, so it follows that we pay attention to politics. After...

The Coin Analyst: Collecting Vatican Coins Can Be Rewarding in Many...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Located within the city of Rome in Italy, Vatican City, or the Vatican, is the smallest independent country in...

Convicted Gold Scammer Larry Bates Sentenced to 21 Years in Federal...

Convicted of all 46 counts against him, 73-year-old Bates evades maximum sentence of 20 years for each one By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Thursday,...

Hidden or Sleeping Rarities, Part 1: Copper Coins

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #382 An Ongoing Column by Greg Reynolds .....   The rarities that appear...

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...

African-Americans on US Coins: Circulating Coins (Part 3)

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   In the past two articles, Hubert and I have catalogued the history of African-American representation...

CAPTA: The Coinage of Roman Imperial Conquest

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   He hath brought many captives home to Rome Whose ransoms did the general coffers fill: -- Shakespeare, Julius Caesar,...