AN UPDATE ON THE ANA

By ANA Board Member Laura Sperber ........ NO COMPLAINTS FROM ME Now that I am a year into being on the board, I am sad to...

Philip Diehl Talks About the US Gold & Silver Bullion Program...

Philip N. Diehl, Former US Mint Director Interviewer: Charles Morgan, CoinWeek.com....... In this six part interview, Coinweek Content Manager Charles Morgan talks with Philip N. Diehl...

The Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence Centennial Medal

by David Provost for CoinWeek... Editor's Note: David Provost writes the excellent "Commemorative Stories" series for CoinWeek. The following piece on the Mecklenburg Declaration of...

Rare 1681 silver Halfcrown of King Charles II, with mark of...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #239 A CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds........... Halfcrowns,...

First Read: Morgan Dollar: America’s Love Affair with a Legendary Coin

First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature Essay by Louis Golino for CoinWeek…. Morgan Dollar: America’s Love Affair with a...

Odyssey Marine Releases Preliminary List of Numismatic Items Recovered from SS...

by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... Odyssey Marine Exploration (NASDAQ: OMEX) published its fourth operational report Report #14-04 (PDF), which details the firm’s...

David T. Alexander: How this Auction Cataloger “Got that Way”

By David T. Alexander for CoinWeek.... I have spent the last 40 years as a professional auction cataloger for several prominent firms. As a young...

Rare Gold Coins under $5000 each, Part 4: ‘No Motto’ Liberty...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #238 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Legendary Numismatist David T. Alexander to Debut New CoinWeek Column

from the Editors of CoinWeek....  CoinWeek is excited to announce the debut of a new bi-monthly column by legendary numismatist David T. Alexander. The focus of the...

CoinWeek Q&A with U.S. Gold Coin Expert Douglas Winter

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek... Douglas Winter's love for numismatics began at the young age of seven. He has actively traded in coins since the...

Ancient Coin Insights: Coinage of Parthia

by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek.... Parthian royal history (c. 247 BC – 228 CE) is a dismal record of sons murdering fathers, and brothers slaying...

CoinWeek.com Writer Greg Reynolds Wins NLG Writing Awards. VIDEO: 4:55.

Greg Reynolds, writer, CoinWeek, Dorothy Harris & Maurice Rosen, Award Presenters & Judges, Numismatic Literary Guild ........ Greg Reynolds is well know for his weekly...

The Kennedy Gold Proof Launch and the Modern Coin Market

By Charles Morgan, Scott Purvis, and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   In a hobby already prone to hyperbole, the recent release of the Kennedy Gold Proof inspired...

Important New Norse-American Copper Die Trial Recently Discovered

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – www.MFrarecoins.com A new example of a very rare copper die trial of the Norse-American commemorative struck at the U.S....

The Coin Analyst: Modern World Coin Round-Up for August

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek.... It’s been a busy summer for modern coin releases from major world mints, and the fall will bring even more...

CFTC Confirms Its Reported Gold And Silver Market Data Is Erroneous

Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com By Patrick A. Heller Over the past few years, JPMorgan Chase & Co. has paid more than $25 billion...

William Shamhart ANA WORLD’S FAIR OF MONEY Coin Show Report 2014

By William Shamhart, Jr. – Numismatic Americana ……….. Like many of the regular table holders at this year’s ANA show, I decided to skip the...

Medieval Numismatics: Coins of the Crusaders

Crusader coins survive in surprising abundance and have much to tell us about this distant era, which has so many parallels to contemporary events. By...

American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money Wrap Up

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek....   Obviously, the Kennedy gold half dollar release was the big story of the American Numismatic Association World's Fair of Money and...

Million Dollar Coins in ANA Auctions ….Part 1

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #236 -- Edited on Aug. 14,...

CoinWeek and Its Writers Win Eight Numismatic Literary Guild Awards

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek...   Plaques, dinner, and humor dished out at Numismatic Literary Guild Bash...   The Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG) Bash is...

World’s Fair of Money Photo Diary

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek....   One man, one week, one camera and the largest numismatic convention of the year. This is what happens: An ANA World's...

The Coin Analyst: Are Coin Show Releases Good for Numismatics?

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ............   As the dust settles on the largest and most important coin show of the year, the American Numismatic Association's...

Coin Values: What’s It Worth? How dealers determine the value of...

How are rare coin prices determined? Often the question dealers will ask is: “I know what Greysheet (Coin Dealer Newsletter bid) is, but what...

Reports that Dealers Hire Homeless, Army Spouses to Stand in Line...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   According to CBS channel 4 (KCNC-TV) in Denver, coin dealers have hired numerous people to stand in line outside the...

Key 1896-S Barber Quarter in Stack’s-Bowers Auction, A Tremendous Condition Rarity

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #235 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

10 Selections from the New Kolbe & Fanning Fixed Price Book...

by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek... At CoinWeek, we love numismatic literature. This is why, when we saw the new Kolbe & Fanning Fixed...

CoinWeek Article Leads to the Discovery of Previously Unknown 1942-1946 Double...

A coin dealer's article on Double Mint Sets leads to the discovery of 1942-1946 Double Mint Sets... By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek...

Key 1849-O Quarter in SBG Auction, an Unnoticed Rarity

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #234 ... A Weekly CoinWeek Column by...

The Coin Analyst: A Second Look at the Prospects for the...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek F. Scott Fitzgerald famously said: “"The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposing ideas in...