What is the Risk that Delayed Physical Silver Deliveries Could Default?

A Special Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek by Patrick A. Heller - Liberty Coin Services ...... While I was on vacation recently, a...

Classic U.S. Coins for less than $500 each, Part 17: Gem...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #296 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ........ The most popular of...

Q. David Bowers: The D. Brent Pogue Collection Sale, Part II

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers Galleries   On behalf of Stack’s Bowers Galleries and Sotheby’s, I welcome you to Part II of our auction...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The SS Republic Founder’s Edition Set

By Rick Bretz for Coinweek....   Back in May, I discussed coins from the SS Republic shipwreck and how they fit into the world of pedigree...

Legend Rare Coin Market Report – WHAT IS REALLY GOING ON?

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics ........ We're going to be brutally frank here. In our strong opinion, three issues have constrained the market recently: lack...

The Art of Grading Peace Dollars

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   As a professional coin grader for most of my career, I can tell you that for as...

2015 John F. Kennedy Coin & Chronicles Set on Back Order

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   UPDATE, 9-16-15: According to a notice from the Treasury Department, 25,000 sets were sold within the first 10 minutes...

The Rarest Half Dollar Coin of the Philadelphia Mint: The 1817/4...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #295 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ....... Before 2005, just...

Rare $10 Eagles Highlight Regency Auction XIII

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek....   The Legend Rare Coins Regency Auction XIII, taking place on September 3, 2015 during the PCGS Members Only Show, was...

Profiles in Bullion: ScotiaMocatta

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   Last time I profiled a bullion manufacturer, I talked about the Switzerland-based company PAMP Suisse. The surprising...

The Gold of Daesh: “Coinage” of the “Caliphate”

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek....   On August 31, 2015 the so-called “Islamic State in Iraq and Syria” or “Daesh”, which claims to be a new...

The Marvelous Pogue Family Collection, Part 7: The Mystique of the...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #294 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Ancient Coins on Postage Stamps

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz.... COMPARED TO COINS, POSTAGE STAMPS are a very modern invention. The first British stamp, the “Penny Black”, dates...

PAMP Suisse and Good Delivery: Profiles in Bullion

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ....   Not every nation has its own mint. Many do, but it’s a surprising minority of the world’s...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The Gilded Age Collection

By Rick Bretz for Coinweek....   In a previous article, I took a critical stance on “Private" or "Personal” collections and their worthiness to be given pedigree...

Q. David Bowers Eulogizes the Modern Dollar

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers In recent months, I have been working on and off on a manuscript for Whitman covering modern dollar coins...

Room to Run: Epic Portfolio Strategy for Rarities

By Bruce Smith Sr. Portfolio Director and Numismatic Writer - Blanchard and Company.... I write quite a bit about finding what I call “opportunity specie” in...

The Marvelous Pogue Family Collection, Part 6: A Sleeping Rarity, the...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #293 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Spotlight on So-Called Dollars 2

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   Early American Commemoratives, Part 2: Commemoratives and Related So-Called Dollars In the first part of our story, we...

Where Bullion Investing And Coin Collecting Merge – PART 1

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek....   Are you a collector or an investor? The answer doesn't have to be an either/or proposition. More than a few...

Pete Smith on the Passing of Francis Paul Prucha (1921-2015)

By Pete Smith for CoinWeek.com....   Francis Paul Prucha, author of Indian Peace Medals in American History, died on July 30, 2015, at age 94. His...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The Fitzgerald Collection

By Rick Bretz for Coinweek....   The Fitzgerald Collection (also referred to as Fitzgerald’s Nevada Club Reno Hoard) is one of my favorite collections (and pedigrees)...

Is the Naftzger-Blay 1807/6 the only Gem Quality & Full Red...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics:News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #292 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds.... At...

Hot Lips and Scar Face: Two Dramatic 1888-O Morgan Dollar Varieties

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   In my previous sortie into VAM territory, I mentioned the 1888-O “Hot Lips” variety of Morgan dollar....

Walter Mustain: A Collector Remembered – Video: 11:02

By Tom DeLorey - Harlan J. Berk, Ltd.   Walter Mustain was a numismatist of the old school, collecting coins for the fun of it and...

Breathtaking 1951-D Washington Quarter in Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ Regency XIII...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   By George! You Look familiar... As CoinWeek’s editors, we individually review each auction in order to plot out...

Spotlight on So-Called Dollars

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   What is a So-Called Dollar? It is said that New York coin dealer Thomas Elder first coined...

Divers Discover $4.5 Mil More 1715 Fleet Gold off Florida Coast

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   It’s been one heck of a treasure hunting season for Brent Brisben. On Wednesday, August 19, Brisben--owner and operator (along...

Agit-Prop on Early Soviet Coins

By Eric Brothers for CoinWeek .....   It is rare when a coin can be read like a book, when it actually tells you a story. Most...

Rare U.S. Coins Moderate to Strong in Platinum Night Auction; Markets...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #291 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...