Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1927-S Standing Liberty Quarter +...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   A continuation of the series on the latest deceptive struck counterfeits, this is the second research...

The Coin Analyst: 2018’s Most Profitable Modern Coins

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   As the end of 2018 nears, it is a good time to consider which modern coins and sets were...

Are “Raw” Coins a Raw Deal?

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ..... -- The change in your pocket going "ching-a-ling-a-ling" -- The roll of “unsearched” Ike dollars you bought on...

Ancient Coin Profiles – Portrait of Alexander the Great

Macedonia, Philip II, struck under Philip III; Kolophon, c. 322 BC, Stater By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   With no mass media, ancient...

Modern US Coins: Collecting the Ultimate 1981 Mint Set

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   1981 marked the beginning of the Reagan administration and the seeming end of the coin Wilmington,...

Heritage Auctions’ Beverly Hills US Coins Signature Auction: Lots You Need...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   On December 13 and 14, Heritage Auctions will conduct their last U.S. Coins Signature Auction of...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: The Ptolemies, Part III

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series  by Mike Markowitz .....   THE TRAGIC AND CHAOTIC last generations of the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt were dominated by the growing power of...

Coin Board News Number 49 – For Collectors of Antique Coin...

Antique Coin Boards with David W. Lange - www.coincollectingboards.com .....   For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards Number 49 — Winter 2019 A MAN OF FEW WORDS Veteran readers of...

GoldDealer.com Gold Market Report – Gold Ponders Its Future

Commentary for Friday, November 30, 2018 (www.golddealer.com) By Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed down $3.90 at $1,220.20 today. Still not much happening...

Iran Executes “Sultan of Coins” for Hoarding Gold Coins

Special courts set up in August have handed out multiple death sentences in similar cases By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Two weeks ago, international...

Ancient Coins – Alexander the Great Tetradrachms and Herakles’ Slaying of...

MACEDONIAN KINGDOM. Alexander the Great Tetradrachms (336-323 BC). AR By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   The early Macedonian kingdom did not have sufficient...

Legend Coin Market Report – The PCGS San Antonio Show

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   No Sugar Coating Today's Coin Market Anyone who tells you the coin market is on fire is either lying...

Collecting Classic US Coins – The Silver Dollars of Our Founding...

You might be surprised at how affordable some of the earliest US silver dollars are By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Silver Dollars...

The Puzzle of the Nova Constellatios

By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   What was the first US coin? The 1793 large cent? Or the 1792 half disme? Nope. The first coin series minted...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: The Ptolemies, Part II

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series  by Mike Markowitz .....   Ptolemy IV Philopator (222 – 204 BCE) THE LONG DECLINE OF Ptolemaic Egypt began with the reign of Ptolemy IV,...

Gold Market Report Newsletter – Gold Blinks

Commentary for Friday, November 9, 2018 (www.golddealer.com) By Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed down $16.50 at $1,206.40. Looking for something consistent about...

The Early Days of Numerical Coin Grading

By Tom DeLorey for CoinWeek .....   Numismatist Ron Guth has very sincerely proposed that the coin industry and the significant Third Party Grading Services (TPG’s)...

Jeff Garrett: When Proofs Were New

The Smithsonian collection sheds light on some of the earliest examples from the US Mint By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   To begin...

The CoinWeek Midnight Stream Episode 6 – November 2, 2018

 By CoinWeek ....   Be sure to watch episode six of the CoinWeek Midnight Stream, which was broadcast Friday, November 2, 2018. Charles Morgan goes on the air...

CoinWeek IQ: Collecting Gold Coins: Tips for the Rest of Us

 CoinWeek IQ: Analysis and Insights from the editors of CoinWeek.com and the industry's leading experts. Collecting gold coins is a pinnacle activity in our hobby,...

Holy Sh*t, That’s Rare: A Horseman $10 of a Different Color

By David McCarthy for CoinWeek .....   On a hot afternoon this summer, I found myself wandering a suburban park in search of a grave. Like most...

Ancient Coin Books: A Collector’s Reference Library for Classical Numismatics

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   The best advice this or any other coin collector ever got is, “Buy the book before you buy the coin.” For beginning...

The Coin Analyst: Why the Libertad Design Is Not Likely to...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Almost 40 years after the introduction of Mexico’s Libertad -- originally intended as a bullion coin that with time...

CoinWeek Podcast #109: Daniel Frank Sedwick’s Cobs, Coins, and Ingots

 CoinWeek Podcast #109: Daniel Frank Sedwick's Cobs, Coins, and Ingots Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek...

Ancient Greek Coins – Agathokles’ Victory

Sicily, Syracuse. Agathokles. 317-289 BC. Silver Tetradrachm By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ...... Agathokles was the last of the larger-than-life rulers of Syracuse,...

Coin Market Opinions – What Makes a Coin Valuable?

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. .....   One of the most frequently asked questions about the coin market that appear in my mailbox is “What makes a...

Mirror Mirror: Collecting Prooflike Morgan Silver Dollars

By Jeff Garrett on the NGC Weekly Market Report ......   Collecting Prooflike Morgan Silver Dollars by date is extremely challenging. There are few numismatic delicacies as...

Gold Market Report – Gold Wakes Up Again

Commentary for Tuesday, October 23, 2018 (www.golddealer.com) By Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ...... Gold closed up $12.20 at $1233.40. Gold’s close today will get...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coinage of the Mongols

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   The couriers of the Khan galloped over fifty degrees of longitude, and it was said that a virgin carrying...

Coin Collecting Strategies – In the Hobby, Change is Constant

Coin collecting with Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Coin Collecting Strategies and tastes in coins have evolved over the years. Coin collecting habits in the United...