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...

How to Sell Your Coins and Work With Coin Dealers

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   There is little doubt that, along with the U.S. Mint, coin dealers are probably the most frequently criticized players...

The Coin Analyst: The 10 Greatest U.S. Mint Coins of the...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   With the 2010s having begun their final year, now is a good time to look back on the past...

The Coin Analyst: The 50 State Quarters Program 20 Years Later

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek..... In 1999 the U.S. Mint launched the 50 State Quarters Program – the first modern circulating coin program with a...

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...

A Coin Analyst Exclusive: An Insider’s Perspective on the Morgan &...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   On July 16, 2019, United States Representatives Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO5) and Andy Barr (R-KY6) introduced H.R. 3757, the 2021...

The Coin Analyst: 2018’s Most Profitable Modern Coins

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   As the end of 2018 nears, it is a good time to consider which modern coins and sets were...

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...

The Coin Analyst: China Strives to Make Silver Pandas as Popular...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Each year modern world coin collectors eagerly await the release of the latest Panda coins from China, which are made...

The Coin Analyst: 2015 Sellouts of U.S. Mint Coins and Whether...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   2015, like 2012 before it, was a year in which numerous U.S. Mint products sold out of their maximum mintages...

Classic Coins vs. Modern Coins – Both Are Rewarding to...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek The community of people who actively collect coins includes those who are mainly interested in classic coins, those who focus...

The Coin Analyst – The Trio of 2016 Liberty Centennial Gold...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ......   *Updated to include remarks by former CCAC Chairman Gary Marks. My CoinWeek colleague, Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez, recently wrote about the upcoming...

The Coin Analyst: Kennedy Half Dollar 50th Anniversary Silver Set Mintage...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek... For collectors of modern U.S. coins this has been an exciting year that has been dominated by the release of...

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...

The Coin Analyst: Silver’s Important Role in American History, Politics and...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   If you're reading this article, then you likely have more than a passing interest in silver. But while you may...

Challenging the Status Quo: An Interview With U.S. Mint Director David...

A Coin Analyst Exclusive By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   David J. Ryder, the 39th Director of the United States Mint, assumed his new role on...

The Coin Analyst: Ten Reasons Why Gold is Not Yet a...

by Louis Golino for Coin Week Many people say gold is a bubble about to burst, but is that really the case? One of the...

The Coin Analyst: The First Spouse Gold Series (2007-2016) – A...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   The $10 First Spouse half-ounce gold coin series, which debuted in 2007 and ends this year, is a topic I...

A Guide to the Austrian Mint’s 25 Euro Niobium Coin Series

Niobium Coin Article Originally By Louis Golino and Updated May 2019 by CoinWeek .....   The Austrian Mint is one of the world’s oldest mints with historical roots that...

The Coin Analyst: Silver Art Rounds Now Widely Collected

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ....   Over the past couple of years, a newer type of collectible silver product has become very popular--specifically, silver art...

The Coin Analyst: Mexico’s Silver Libertad Coins Offer Great Opportunity for...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… There is, quite simply, no better world bullion coin from a long-term value perspective than the Mexican Silver Libertad, in...

The Coin Analyst: Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Prices Move...

The Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Program continues to perform well in the secondary market. Will this trend continue? By Louis Golino for CoinWeek Modern commemorative...

The Coin Analyst – Recent Medallic Works by Joel Iskowitz on...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Acclaimed coin and medal designer Joel Iskowitz -- one of the most prolific living American medallic artists - has...

The Coin Analyst: Australian Silver Kangaroo Series Began in 2015, Not...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ....   On September 21, 2015 the Perth Mint began offering a new line of one-ounce silver bullion coins featuring a...

The Coin Analyst: Mexican Silver and Gold Libertads – 2015 Overview...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   Mexico’s sovereign bullion coin made of gold or silver is known as the Libertad, which means "freedom" in Spanish. The...

2012 Australian One Ton Gold Kangaroo Named Largest, Most Valuable Coin...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   The Guinness Book of World Records has confirmed that the largest coin in the world is the unique 2012...

The Coin Analyst: The Euro’s Impact on Numismatics After 20 Years

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   On January 4, 1999, 11 members of the European Union began using a common currency known as the euro....

The Coin Analyst: 2014 Libertad Coin Mintages Revealed; Ghana Lunar Skulls...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek... Libertad gold and silver coins from the oldest mint in North America, the Casa de Moneda in Mexico, have always...

The Coin Analyst: Update on 25th Anniversary Silver Eagle Sets

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Collectors who ordered 25th anniversary silver eagle sets from the Mint on October 27 are eagerly awaiting shipment of their...

The Coin Analyst: Extremely Rare 1870-S $3 Gold Coin To Be...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Update: It appears that this item has been removed from the auction The 1870-S $3.00 gold coin is one of...