The Coin Analyst – The 2016 GOP Presidential Race and the...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ....   As happened four years ago when Ron Paul and other GOP presidential candidates came out in support of a...

Anti-Counterfeiting: New Techs Fight Fake Coins

By Steven Cochran for Gainesville Coins ......   As The Royal Mint begins production of a new 12-sided £1 coin made with their recently-patented anti-counterfeiting measures,...

Interpreting Auction Prices for PCGS & NGC “MS-66” Barber Quarter Type...

News and Analysis of scarce coins,  markets, and the coin collecting community #330 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ......   This discussion is aimed at...

Classic US Coins – A Unique Treasure, Wonderful Gem Proof 1833...

Only Proof Certified by PCGS By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   David Akers: “My favorite Pittman Collection coin” One of the most marvelous of...

Gold Markets Report – Gold Pulls Back over China and the...

Commentary for Tuesday, May 3, 2016 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed down $7.30 today on...

Classic US Coins – The Walking Liberty Short Set, 1941-1947

By Ron Drzewucki - www.moderncoinwholesale.com .....   The Walking Liberty short set is getting hot right now, and I for one couldn't be happier. Adolph Weinman’s Walking...

World Coin News – Proposed Budget May Eliminate Australian 5 Cent...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The federal budget that Treasurer Scott Morrison presented to the Australian House of Representatives earlier today (Tuesday, May 3)...

Ancient Coins – Charon’s Obol Coins for the Dead

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   My advice for those who die, Declare the pennies on your eyes -- The Beatles, “Taxman”, Revolver (1966) IN THE...

World Coins – A Beginner’s Guide to Collecting Chinese Gold...

1988 China 1 oz Gold Panda BU By Peter Anthony  - Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .......   There are many ways to collect Gold Pandas. A look at...

Austrian Mint Sees Record Sales of Gold, Silver Bullion Coins in...

By Hubert Walker for Coinweek ....   Sales of gold bars and bullion coins at the Austrian Mint in 2015 were up 45% over the previous...

Massive Hoard of Ancient Roman Coins Found in Spain

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Late last week, construction workers in the town of Tomares, a suburb of the southern Spanish city of Seville,...

Latin American Coins – Coinage from the Province of La Rioja,...

By Mariano Cohen (translated by Fátima Madonna, edited in English by Daniel Sedwick. Original Spanish edition published in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in the Aportes...

CoinWeek to Deliver Presentation at World Mint Directors Conference in Bangkok

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek ....   To our readers, a quick note: For the next week I will be in Bangkok, Thailand, site of the 2016...

Coin Collecting – What Is ‘Numismatics’?

By Ron Drzewucki - www.moderncoinwholesale.com ....   If you’re new to the hobby or just starting to get serious about coin collecting, some of the lingo...

US Gold Coins – Proof Only Liberty Head Double Eagle Gold...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com .........   Important Type Three Proof Liberty Head double eagles often come up in auction, and that got me to thinking......

World Coins – Go South of the Border with Mexican Silver...

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   Need something a bit different and artistic to satisfy your silver fix? Look no further than Mexico. Currently one of...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – Fake $5 Indian Half Eagle with “Stock...

Counterfeit 1915-S $5 Indian Gold Half Eagle / stock reverse By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   NGC receives countless fakes struck from stock dies. Many...

U.S. Mint Coin Sales – 2016 Mercury Dime Gold Coins Sell...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .... Top Stories The 2016 U.S. Mint Silver Proof Set debuted last week, with 176,733 units sold. But the big story at...

Classic U.S. Coins for less than $500 each: Draped Bust Half...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #329 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ......   Draped Bust half cents...

CoinWeek Podcast #28: On the Passing of Eisenhower Dollar Doubled Die...

CoinWeek Podcast #28: On the Passing of Eisenhower Dollar Doubled Die Researcher Tom Kalantzis Tom Kalantzis was a dedicated researcher of Eisenhower dollar doubled dies....

U.S. Congress Passes Breast Cancer Commemorative Coin Bill

Bill now heads to Oval Office for president's signature By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   UPDATE: President Obama signed the bill into law on April 29. On...

It’s Official: Harriet Tubman on $20 Bill

Alexander Hamilton to Stay on Front of $10 By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   In an announcement made this afternoon, Secretary of the Treasury Jacob "Jack"...

Rare Gold Coins under $5000 each, Part 9: ‘No Motto’ Liberty...

News and Analysis on scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #328 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds........ Liberty Head half eagles (U.S....

Counterfeit Gold Coin Detection – 1907-S $10 Gold Eagle with...

Counterfeit 1907-S Gold $10 Eagle By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .....   NGC recently received a counterfeit gold coin submission of a 1907-S Eagle...

The Vast Influence of the East India Company and Their Rare...

By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   On December 31, 1600, Queen Elizabeth (later the first) of England bestowed a Royal Charter upon the...

Gold Market Report – Gold Moves Higher as the Dollar Sinks

Commentary for Tuesday, April 19, 2016 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ..... Gold closed up $19.00 today on...

The America the Beautiful Silver Bullion Program: An Introduction

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   The America the Beautiful Quarters program launched in 2010. It arrived on the heels of the most...

Boys Keep Swinging: Hamilton to Stay on $10

Andrew Jackson to be replaced on the $20 bill By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   In May of 2015, the single-issue lobbying group Women On 20s...

US Gold Coins – What is the Rarest New Orleans Half...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   A total of 17 half eagles were produced at the New Orleans mint between 1840 and 1909....

Silver Coins – Why Every American Should Own Silver

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek ......   Every American should own at least a little silver. No weaseling around, no exceptions. What kind of radical declaration is...