World Coin Rarities Auctioned at NYINC in New York

News & Analysis - World Coin Rarities, markets, & collecting #401 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   From Monday, January 8 to Sunday, January 14, there...

Rare Coin Road Warrior with Vic Bozarth

In this month’s RCRW, (April 2011) I am going to discuss shows just concluded in March as well as upcoming shows in April and...

The Liberty Head Gold Coins of San Francisco: The Gold Dollar

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Only seven gold dollars were made at the San Francisco Mint, but no less than three...

Look Who Is Touting Gold Ownership

By Patrick A. Heller - Liberty Coin Service It would be natural for those who make a living buying and selling gold to tout the...

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...

David W. Lange on the Enduring Appeal of the Lincoln Cent

By David W. Lange for Whitman Publishing ......   Like most numismatists of my generation, I discovered the hobby of collecting coins through the Lincoln cent...

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...

GoldDealer Market Report: Gold Remains Steady – Looking for Fresh News

Gold Commentary for Friday, August 16, 2019 (www.golddealer.com) By Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed down $7.10 today at $1,512.50 and was...

The Riverboat Collection of Private & Territorial gold coins, part 2:...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #221 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds..... When I first wrote about...

How to Keep Coins Safe

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. for CoinWeek....   Would you like to keep your coin collection safe and save money at the same time? Sure. Who wouldn’t? I...

Are coins undervalued as an asset class?

By Steve Roach - SteveRoachOnline.com First published in the May 16, 2011, issue of Coin World In early June, several coin dealers wrote blogs that compared...

The Coin Analyst: How the U.S. and World Mints Are Dealing...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Spot prices on the futures markets for precious metals have always been volatile, especially for silver. But since last year’s roller...

The Coin Analyst – Modern World Coins: Will Lunar Horse Coins...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Since the summer when the first Lunar Year of the Horse 2014 coin was issued by the small nation...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1805 “C-4” Half Cent +...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   This is the second article in the counterfeit coin series reviewing an early half cent (15th...

The Coin Analyst: A Conversation with Jim Halperin

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek Heritage Auctions, a major player in the sale of higher-end coins, is today the largest collectible auction company in the...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins of the Twelve Caesars

By Mike Markowitz .....   Upon what meat doth this our Caesar feed. That he is grown so great? -- Shakespeare, Julius Caesar, Act 1, Scene 2 Julius...

Legend Coin Market Report – Mid-September Report 2

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   QUIET POWER COINS TRADING HANDS Be aware that what we discuss in the Market Report is written from Legend...

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...

These New 1804 Dollar Discoveries and More will be Revealed at...

By Mark Ferguson – www.1804Dollar.com At 6:00 pm Central time on Thursday, April 24th I will be releasing my new book, The Dollar of 1804...

The Coin Analyst: Memo to the Mint: End the News Blackout...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek News blackout The U.S. Mint normally publishes a schedule of upcoming products on its web site (www.usmint.gov) that lists the majority...

U.S. Mint “Early” Commemorative Legal Tender Coins Offer Eye-Catching Investment Potential

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com Virtually all collectors of rare coins want to ultimately profit from their investment in their collections. Many...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: The Terrible Ninth Century

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   MOST PEOPLE WHO ARE NOT medievalists would be hard pressed to name one thing that happened between the years...

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...

Legend Coin Market Report – Mid-December Post PCGS Invitational

Coin Market Report by Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   AS EXPECTED We knew the coin market was tough. So we were happy to see that...

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part VII

By David Provost for CoinWeek.com.... Previous installments of this article can be found here. The Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs took up the...

Ronald Reagan Coin & Chronicles Set Avail. October 11

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Over the weekend, the United States Mint updated their product schedule to announce that the 2016 Ronald W. Reagan...

Coin Market: Generics slow to match gains of gold, silver

By Steve Roach - Rare Coin Market Report First published in the November 8, 2010, issue of Coin World Some of the coins that one would...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series – Heraclius: The Greatest Emperor You’ve Never...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series  by Mike Markowitz .....   Of the characters conspicuous in history, that of Heraclius is one of the most extraordinary and inconsistent. In the...

The Coin Analyst: Should the U.S. Mint Stop Physical Coin Sales...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Longtime Numismatic News editor David Harper likes to write provocative columns and online posts. I do too, as they...

Ancient Electrum Coins – Strength and Unity of an Empire

By Russell A. Augustin - AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection ......   The ancient Greek island of Lesbos was located in the northeastern Aegean Sea...