Legend Numismatics Hot Topics – True Quality, a Good Dealer &...

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics .......   If you think this Hot Topics sounds like a broken record... yes, it does. I can never say...

Robert Bashlow

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek ....   THE CAST OF CHARACTERS in American Numismatics over the last century-and-a-half has included many an odd personality, whether...

CoinWeek Podcast #39: Q. David Bowers Discusses the 1964 Morgan Dollar

CoinWeek Podcast #39: Q. David Bowers Discusses the 1964 Morgan Dollar Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to...

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...

Market Whimsy: Mothers of Invention

Innovative ideas - from architectural marvels to trendsetting bank notes - can occur in unlikely places By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker ....   Charles and Hubert's...

Classic U.S. Coins for Less Than $500 Each, Pt. 22: Braided...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #347 U.S. half cents were first struck in 1793, and Braided...

How Rare are Non-Shipwreck Gem Type One Double Eagles?

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   In the recent Stack's Bowers 2016 ANA Sale, I was fortunate to purchase an amazing 1860 double...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: The Merovingians – Coinage of the Do-Nothing...

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   The Franks had little idea of the state as a public institution, and the regnum Francorum (kingdom of the...

Collecting Classic Silver Commemorative Coinage (1892–1954)

A look at this often-underrated yet highly interesting series By Jeff Garrett - Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ...... For anyone looking for value when trying to decide...

CoinWeek: We Take the PCGS Coin Grading Challenge! – 4K Video

At the 2016 American Numismatic Association's World's Fair of Money in Anaheim, California, CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan met with PCGS CoinFacts founder and former...

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...

English Gold Noble Coins of Kings Richard II, Henry IV and...

GREAT BRITAIN. Henry IV, 1399-1413. Noble A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #346 This discussion is about the...

The 2016 American Liberty Silver Medal: What It Is and How...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   UPDATE: Within five minutes after 12:00 pm Eastern Standard Time, both the West Point issue and San Francisco Mint...

The Coin Analyst: 2016 World Coin Collector Sets Provide Jet-Setting Fun...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   Collecting world coin sets is a refreshing numismatic objective for hobbyists who enjoy pursuing coins with diverse themes from...

Bullion & Precious Metals News – ICTA Names New Officers

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ......   At its Board of Directors meeting last week in Anaheim, California, the Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA)...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: The Christianization of Roman Coinage

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   We speak sometimes of the Roman religion as though it possessed a firm basis, but in fact it was...

U.S. Coin Patterns for Less than $5,000 Each, Pt. 2: Two...

Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #345 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   It has already been explained, in Part 15 of a...

Legend Numismatics Market Report – The ANA Coin Show

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ...... LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION We’ll be blunt: Anaheim for sure was a VERY poor choice to hold a major coin show. California’s...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Eight Tips on Buying United States Gold...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com .......   As a specialist in the area of United States gold coins, I often find myself giving “tips” to buyers....

Silver Bullion – Making The Transition From Silver To Gold

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   According to popular wisdom and common sense, beginning precious metals investors who lack large budgets should purchase silver before venturing into gold....

The Coin Analyst: Interview with Modern World Coin Dealer Ola Borgejordet...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Read Part I Here 7.) Are there particular modern world coin series or coins of a specific country or theme...

Gold Market Report – Gold Gives up Early Gains in a...

Commentary for Friday, August 12, 2016 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed down $6.70 on the...

More Thoughts on Modern Coins: A Reader Writes

By Charles Morgan with Hubert Walker A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a column about Eisenhower dollars and the way they’re treated in the...

Condition Rarity vs. Absolute Rarity in Coin Collecting

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   In numismatics, there are essentially two types of coins. There are coins that are condition rarities and there are coins...

The Coin Analyst: Interview with Modern World Coin Dealer Ola Borgejordet...

By Louis Golino for Coin Week Ola Borgejordet is the founder and owner of Royal Scandinavian Mint (http://www.rsmint.com), a Salt Lake City, Utah company...

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....

Freedom-Oriented U.S. Coins And Notes

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   Here's a short but focused area of U.S. Numismatics: Coins and notes with a strong message of freedom and...

World Coins – Early Silver Coins of Argentina

COINS OF ARGENTINA. 2 Reales, 1813-J A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ..... US and World Coin Collecting Strategies #344   The present topic is the early silver...

Why Museums Hate Ancient Coins

The Fitzwilliam Museum - Cambridge, England By Mike Markowitz for Coinweek .... Ancient Coin Series   AS COLLECTORS OF ANCIENT COINS, one of the most Frequently Asked Questions we encounter...

How Big Is the Rare Coin Counterfeiting Problem?

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The issue of counterfeiting rare coins has been around for a very long time For years, the numismatic industry...