The Coin Analyst: A Second Look at the Prospects for the...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek F. Scott Fitzgerald famously said: “"The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposing ideas in...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The SS Republic Founder’s Edition Set

By Rick Bretz for Coinweek....   Back in May, I discussed coins from the SS Republic shipwreck and how they fit into the world of pedigree...

Coin Market Emphasis on the U.S. Civil War Era

By Adam Crum - Monaco Rare Coins It was 150 years ago that America's greatest tragedy was coming to a close. The unimaginable tragedy of...

Remembering the Vietnam War and Those Who Served with Coins

By Ron Drzewucki - www.moderncoinwholesale.com .....   I wrote about the Pacific island nation of Niue not too long ago, and a one-ounce, 99.9% pure silver...

Spanish Empire “Royal” Potosí Mint 1652 Eight Reales Silver Coin to...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #364 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   In the upcoming...

Wednesday Will Be Key Day For Precious Metals Markets

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com Gold and silver prices have been strong since the end of July, with gold up more...

Legend Market Report – Demand Strong While Supply “Meh”

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   THIS PAST WEEK'S ACTION Finally, Spring is in the air and so is coin collecting. We are greatly surprised...

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...

Good Values in Type Three Liberty Head Double Eagle Gold Coins

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   If you collect rare United States gold coins, you’ll notice that certain series have extremely compressed...

Vintage Numismatic Books – U.S. Coin Values and Lists by C....

Photo Credit: American Numismatic Association; CoinWeek By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   The numismatic hobby at the turn of the 20th century was much different than...

Patrick Heller Named 2012 Harry J. Forman Dealer of the Year

Patrick Heller is the 2012 recipient of the American Numismatic Association Harry J. Forman Dealer of the Year Award, which was presented Aug. 7...

Do Coin Auction Prices Represent “Retail” or “Wholesale” Values?

By Mark Ferguson – MFRareCoins.com for CoinWeek The prices that coins have sold for at auction contain very valuable market information. This information is used...

Building an Almost Uncirculated, Complete Type Set of Half Eagles (U.S....

 News and Analysis regarding scarce coins,  markets, and the coin collecting community #331 A Weekly Analytical CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ....... There are eight design...

William Shamhart FUN Coin Show Report 2014

By William Shamhart, Jr. - Numismatic Americana ........... As most of you know I am from Missouri. So was Mark Twain. He had many famous...

CoinWeek Ask: Our New Coin Question and Answer Live Stream, Replay

Take your hobby to the next level with some straight up answers to your pressing coin questions. CoinWeek editor and 13-time Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG)...

They Also Ran: Campaign Medals of Forgotten Candidates

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek ....   The continuous drumbeat of politics throughout the United States in 2015-2016 should have directed collectors to one of...

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...

“Hotel Buyer” Scams Bring Federal, State, and Local Criminal Charges

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com On Tuesday morning, CBS News reported on the cessation of operations by THR Associates, which...

Live at the ANA with CoinWeek – Talking with Andrea from...

CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan sits down with YouTube star Andrea Little from the "Coin Couch" to take a breather, see what's happening over on...

Circulated Barber Half Dollars – A Look Back at Two Decades...

By Thomas Bush - Thomas Bush Numismatics ......   Dull. Boring. Uninspired. Blatant plagiarism of the work of Eugène-André Oudiné. Or even “the throat is that of a gladiator”! The Charles...

Rare Coin Show Road Warrior-Freestyling

Dear Rare Coin Enthusiast, During the last several months I have taken a hiatus from writing my monthly Road Warrior.  Many have asked why? The ‘break’...

Legend Rare Coin Market Report – WHAT IS REALLY GOING ON?

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics ........ We're going to be brutally frank here. In our strong opinion, three issues have constrained the market recently: lack...

Central States Numismatic Society Convention Show Report: Part 1

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek.....   The Central States Numismatic Society Convention is always a big show, but this year is special. 2014 marks the 75th anniversary...

Stack’s Bowers to Offer Seldom Seen Bicentennial Gold Medal at ANA...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   Stack’s Bowers Galleries is the official auctioneer of the 2015 American Numismatic Association (ANA) National Money Show...

Live at the ANA with CoinWeek – Harlan Berk Talks About...

CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan catches up with famed world and ancient coin expert Harlan Berk to talk about the difficulty of choosing the entries...

Legend Coin Market Report – The Long Beach Show

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   INCLUDED IN THIS MARKET REPORT ARE EXPERIENCES AND OBSERVATIONS FROM OUR POINT OF VIEW. LEGEND NUMISMATICS MOSTLY DEALS...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Major Gold Rarities in Auction by...

News and Analysis of scarce coins,  markets, and the collecting community #97 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds I was astonished that a stamp auction...

On Collecting Bicentennial Quarters: Risks and Rewards

Think modern coins are boring? Think again. Adapted from Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker's in-depth article, On Collecting Bicentennial Quarters: Risks and Rewards, this CoinWeek...

US Coins – America’s African-American Numismatic Legacy

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .... When we sit down to write, we have a few guiding principles. One of our basic assumptions is that...

Political Campaign Lies And Manipulation Of Gold And Silver Prices

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com According to the US Census Bureau as of 9 AM Eastern on October 2, 2012, the...