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: Interview with Ing Ing Jong, Perth Mint Coin...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek.com Ing Ing Jong, a Perth Mint coin designer, recently discussed with me her experience as a coin designer and her...

The Coin Analyst: CCAC’s Gary Marks Calls for “Coin Designs that...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek I recently spoke with Gary Marks, Chairman of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Commission,  about his involvement with coins, last week’s...

The Coin Analyst: CCAC Recommends New Reverse Design for American Silver...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ………..  Editor's Note: A complete rundown of designs considered by the CCAC are included at the bottom of this article. On April 8 the...

The Coin Analyst: 2014 Baseball Commemorative Coins Market Q & A

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ........... 1. How much are the 2014 Baseball Commemorative Coins graded at the Baltimore Whitman Expo last week selling for?...

The Coin Analyst: The Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Launch...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……….. The success or failure of any commemorative coin program is a function of three main factors: the appeal of the design the extent to...

The Coin Analyst: Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Launch a...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   March 27, when sales of the 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame commemorative coin series began, will be remembered as an exciting but...

The Coin Analyst: Baseball Coins Launching March 27th and ATB Coins...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……….. BHOF Commemorative Series The most widely anticipated U.S. commemorative coin series in decades will be launched on Thursday, March 27. I expect there...

The Coin Analyst: 2014 Fortuna Redux and Other Notable World Coin...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ………..  1.) Fortuna Redux revisited Last year perhaps the most unusual and innovative world coin ever issued was made by the Mint of Poland...

The Coin Analyst: Latest Developments in Modern U.S. Coins

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……….. American Platinum Eagles: Return of bullion coins On March 5 the U.S. Mint announced that in response to customer feedback it is resuming production...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint News – Modern Coins Update

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ........... Kennedy gold coin options The Citizens Coinage Advisory Commission  met on February 11 to discuss a range of issues including designs for...

The Coin Analyst: Why I Stopped Collecting First Spouse Gold Coins

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek  In numerous pieces for this column over the past couple years, I have been to a large extent an advocate for the...

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...

The Coin Analyst: New Mint Survey on JFK Commemorative Coins Includes...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the John F. Kennedy half dollar, and the Mint has plans to issue...

The Coin Analyst: World Coin News- Wedge Tailed Eagles Multiply and...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Multiple Versions of Wedge-Tailed Eagle Probably the most widely discussed modern world coin at the moment is the Perth Mint’s...

The Coin Analyst: Forces Shaping Precious Metals in 2014

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… After the worst year in three decades for gold and silver prices, the outlook for precious metals is currently...

The Coin Analyst: Lackluster Girl Scouts Coin Demand Shows Need to...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… On January 2 U.S. Mint official Tom Jurkowsky, who is director of the Office of Corporate Communications, told numismatic...

The Coin Analyst: Perth Mint Issues Wedge-Tailed Silver Eagle Coin Design...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   The iconic American Silver Eagle, the most widely collected and traded silver coin in the world, now has an...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Modern Coins in 2014

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… As we approach the end of 2013 and the start of 2014, what changes and developments can collectors of...

The Coin Analyst: 2013 Low Mintage U.S. Modern Coins

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Those who do the best with their coins financially are not necessarily the most well off, but rather tend...

The Coin Analyst: The 2013 Season of U.S. Mint Product Sell-Outs...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… As was the case about this time last year, many U.S. Mint coins issued in the past year are...

The Coin Analyst: Should Modern Coins be Graded?

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… I recently met a new coin collector and spent a little time giving him some advice about how to...

The Coin Analyst: America the Beautiful Silver Coin Series Gathers Steam

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… A string of recent sell-outs of 2013 five-ounce silver America the Beautiful coins, especially the unexpected end of sales...

The Coin Analyst: Precious Metal Bulls May Need to Rethink Their...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… As the end of the first year in two decades in which gold prices are down for the year...

The Coin Analyst: News from the U.S. Mint

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Here is a round-up of news developments from the U.S. Mint and some recommendations for 2013 coins to watch. Commemorative...

The Coin Analyst: 2013 World Coins of the Year

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Krause Publications recently came out with its annual list of nominations for best world coins of the year, which...

The Coin Analyst: Modern U.S. Coin News Update

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Although there are not as many new releases being issued by the U.S. Mint (www.usmint.gov) as there were earlier...

The Coin Analyst: “Numismatic” Gold & Silver American Eagle Coins –...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… As the 30th anniversary of both the silver and gold American Eagle Coins in 2016 approaches, it may be...

The Coin Analyst: Gold, the Government Shutdown, and the Coming Crisis...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Gold spot prices have been very volatile lately. During the weeks preceding the current Federal government partial shutdown, prices...

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...