Saratoga National Historical Park Quarter 3-Coin Set Available Today

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The 2015 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set™ - Saratoga National Historical Park went on sale today, December 1,...

Coin Board News – Number 37

By David W. Lange - www.coincollectingboards.net....   For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards Number 37 — Winter 2016 COIN BOARDS FOR SALE There’s nothing much new this time out,...

The Coin Analyst: The American Silver Eagle Turns 30

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   The American Silver Eagle, authorized by the 1985 Liberty Coin Act and issued since October 1986, is a coin...

CoinWeek IQ: Hollywood Gets Ancient Coins All Wrong – 4K Video

Costume dramas have long been a staple in cinema, drawing audiences into worlds far removed from the present day. Some of the most popular...

CoinWeek Podcast #2: CoinWeek: The Case for Collecting Modern World Coins...

CoinWeek writers Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker weigh in on one area of numismatics that has tremendous growth potential: 20th Century European coins and...

2015 American Eagle Platinum Proof Coins Available Dec. 3

No 2015 American Eagle Platinum Bullion coins will be produced, however. By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Wednesday, November 25, the United States Mint announced...

US Gold Coins – A Date by Date Analysis of New...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner....   Earlier this fall I wrote the first part of this article, which discussed the No Motto eagles from...

Why Are 1943 Copper and 1944 Steel Lincoln Cent Errors So...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #306 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

THE MISSING YEARS – COLLECTING THE COINS OF 1931 TO 1933

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .........   American collectors will find slim pickings when they try to acquire coins struck from 1931 to 1933. Here's an...

AU Capital Management Acquires Unparalleled Collection of California Fractional Gold...

AU Capital Management has announced that it has acquired and is offering for sale on its website an unparalleled collection of more than 300...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Don’t Follow The Herd

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek....   This edition of Collecting Strategies isn't designed to get anyone to trod along a popular or familiar path. Why not...

American Silver Eagle Year-End Market Wrap-Up: The 1980s

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   With a month to go before the year’s end, we enter the close of the production year...

Pennsylvania Bill to Eliminate Sales Tax Exemption on Coins, Precious Metals

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   According to an email alert issued by the Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA), the Pennsylvania State Senate next...

Some Appreciate Rare Coin Pedigrees, Some Destroy Pedigrees

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek.com – MFrarecoins.com ......   A pedigree, in numismatic terms, is the line of ownership of a coin or piece of paper...

A Brief History of the Royal Mint: Pre-Decimal Coinage

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   Click here for Part 1 Last time I gave a brief history of The Royal Mint in London,...

Roman Coin Profile – Sestertius of Agrippina Senior

By Geoffrey Cope - Petitioncrown.com ........   “It was, in my eyes, the perfect coin” The Love of a remarkable ageless Sestertius of Agrippina Senior. Now...

Coin Auctions – Curiously, Gardner Coins & Nicole Dimes Re-Appear in...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin auctions, and the coin collecting community #305 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

World Coins – Some Things (and Coins) Never Change

By Al Doyle  for CoinWeek....   One of the main reasons for the introduction of the 50 States Quarters in 1999 (along with more recent facelifts...

What Were They Worth? The Purchasing Power of Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz....   Throughout the history of coinage two contradictory concepts have competed with each other. According to one concept, a...

Liberty Coin Service Is First PNG Accredited Precious Metals Dealer In...

By Patrick A. Heller - Liberty Coin Service   Patrick A. Heller, Owner Emeritus and Communications Officer of Liberty Coin Service in Lansing, has become the...

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...

The Civil War and the National Banking System – The Birth...

By Kevin Foley for CoinWeek....   On the eve of the Civil War in 1861, the financial and banking system in the United States bore little...

HERE TODAY, GONE IMMEDIATELY PART 2: One-year type coins of...

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek....   Part 1 - One-year type coins of the 1800s .... Unique and short-lived items are eagerly sought in any collectible field,...

Is the Krugerrand Still the Most Famous Bullion Coin of All?

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   Over on my blog, I've been writing about bullion. I've been trying to provide customers with a...

What Is a Spondulix? In Memoriam: Tom Culhane

By Pete Smith for CoinWeek.com....   New Jersey coin dealer Tom Culhane died on October 29, 2015, at age 58. His whimsical business name was The...

Methods of Acquiring Coins

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr.....   The wonderful thing about coin collecting is that you don't have to be wealthy to enjoy the many pleasures our hobby...

Isle of Man Coins: Small Island, Big Selection

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek....   Imagine an island of 221 square miles that doesn't have its own mint. Even with those obstacles, the Isle of Man issues a wide range...

Markowitz: Five Things You Need to Start Collecting Ancient Coins –...

Ancient Coins might seem like a daunting area of numismatics to focus on for beginners. "Not so," says CoinWeek Ancient Coin Expert Mike Markowitz. In...

LOW MINTAGES, LOW PRICES: Fractional Mexican Silver Libertads

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek....   It's no secret that collectors at every level are drawn to low-mintage dates like dogs to a meat wagon. Hundreds of pages of...

Visiting The New Orleans Mint

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek....   If you haven’t had the opportunity to check out the New Orleans Mint in person, I recommend you stop by...