World Coins – Collecting Mexican 20th Century Coins

By Cory Frampton - Mexican Coin Company / World Numismatics LLC .......   This series, which has gone from the most collected during the late 1960s...

Design Candidates for 2017 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   In an email dated March 14, Michael White of the United States Mint's Office of Corporate Communications released the...

American Silver Eagle – One Million More Ounces Allocated March 14

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The week of Monday, March 14 sees another one million ounces of the 2016 American Silver Eagle silver bullion...

Gold Market Report – Gold Gives up Most of Yesterday’s Gains

Commentary for Friday, March 11, 2016 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed down $12.20 on the...

Coin Books – Pre-Publication Offer on New Coin Album Book

Numismatic researcher and author David W. Lange has written a new book that is being published by his own imprint, PennyBoard Press™. Listed at...

Philadelphia Mint 1859 Design Change Creates Three Rare $2.50 Gold Coins

By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   The year 1859 was an eventful one for the United States Mint as well as future collectors....

US Gold Coins under $5000 – Liberty Head Quarter Eagles from...

News and Analysis regarding coins,  markets, and the collecting community #322 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .........   Liberty Head quarter eagles (U.S. $2½ gold...

U.S. Mint Weekly Coin Sales – Silver Eagle Slowdown?

Nixon Presidential $1 coin products also debut By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Saying that sales for the American Silver Eagle bullion program are experiencing a...

Brink’s Manager Steals Almost $200,000 in Quarters from Federal Reserve

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Never take the Federal Reserve’s lunch money. That’s the message 49-year-old Stephen Lancaster Dennis received on Monday, March 7, 2016...

What Does It Mean When a Coin Is “Rare”?

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   Whether you’re an old pro or just starting out, if you collect coins then you’ve thought about...

Coin Grading – AU or BU: Understanding the Difference

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. for CoinWeek ....   Grading practices are based on common sense aided by experience. In many instances the difference between two grades...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1880 Shield Nickel

Counterfeit 1880 Shield Nickel By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   Even with only a quick glance, a number of problems with this counterfeit Shield...

The Coin Market Report – The Dallas ANA Mid Winter Coin...

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics .....   SORT OF TYPICAL FOR A MID WINTER SHOW While the ANA works hard to put on a good show,...

America the Beautiful Silver Proof Set Released March 7, 2016

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   The United States Mint released the 2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set at noon Eastern Time on...

Nancy Reagan Coin Marks End of First Spouse Program

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   With the death of Nancy Reagan on March 6, 2016, interest is mounting for the Nancy Reagan First Spouse...

The Coin Analyst – Domed Basketball Coins More Likely Miss than...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ....   As reported recently in CoinWeek, a bill (H.R. 4592) was introduced in the House of Representatives on February 23...

US Coins – The Morgan Dollar vs. the American Silver Eagle:...

The Morgan Silver Dollar and the American Silver Eagle By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   The Morgan dollar was born from two impulses. One was...

U.S. Mint Stays Course, Another Million Silver Eagles Allocated March 7

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Nine weeks into the production of the 2016 30th Anniversary issue of the American Silver Eagle, the United States...

Domed Shape for 2019 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins Proposed

Design competition will be open to the general public By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   A bill authorizing the production of dome-shaped coins commemorating the 60th...

Silver Coins – Low Budget Silver Coin Investing and Collecting

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek ......   At current spot prices in the $15/ounce range, silver isn't the screaming bargain it was over a decade ago...

February Gold, Silver Bullion Sales Down at Perth Mint

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   In February 2016, the Perth Mint sold 37,063 ounces of gold and 1,049,062 ounces of silver in the form of...

Rare French 1959 Molière 50,000 Franc Banknote on MA-Shops.com

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   50,000 Francs MOLIÈRE 1959 FRANCE New Unc Description: From François Villon to Jean Genet, French culture has long embraced its rebels...
1834 Capped Bust Dime. John Reich-5. Rarity-1. Large 4. Mint State-67+ (PCGS).

US Coins – Pogue Family Coin Collection, part 16 – ...

1834 Capped Bust Dime. John Reich-5. Rarity-1. Large 4. Mint State-67+ (PCGS). News and Analysis regarding scarce coins,  markets, and the coin collecting community #321 A...

Ron Drzewucki’s Bullion Sales Tax Series, State by State: Pt. 2

By Ron Drzewucki - www.moderncoinwholesale.com ....   Link to Part 1 In the U.S., sales tax is levied on a state and local level, so there is...

US Silver Coins – February American Silver Eagle Sales See Big...

Other products, including the 2016 Shawnee National Forest 5 oz silver bullion and uncirculated coins, had exceptional weeks as well. By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek...

CoinWeek IQ: Type Peace Dollar CAC Price Analysis

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   It’s been awhile since we’ve dug into a bit of coin market analysis and we thought...

Coin Collecting Strategy – Building a Type Set as a Rare...

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFrarecoins.com .......   In general, segments of the coin market appreciate together, rather than by specific coin issues that pull...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series – Coinage of the Phoenicians

By the third millennium BCE, a unique culture was emerging on a narrow strip of the eastern Mediterranean coast that would have an enormous...

US Coins – An Overview of the Standing Liberty Quarter Series...

By Kathleen Duncan – Pinnacle Rarities ......   Historical BackgroundThe entire run of American coinage received a major overhaul and aesthetic upgrade between 1907 and 1921. Each...

Coin Collecting – Top 10 Most Important Coin Grading Tips

By Scott Travers – USGoldExpert.com ........ With the advent of independent third-party certification, many coin buyers and sellers thought all their grading worries were over. No...