First Read: U.S. Liberty Head $20 Double Eagles: The Gilded Age...

First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature....  Essay by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek......   U.S....

Numismatic Quick Hits: 1804 Dollar Presentation + Mt.Gox No More +...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   CoinWeek Gets Exclusive Rights to Film 1804 Dollar Presentation As reported last week, author and researcher Mark Ferguson will...

The Coin Analyst: CCAC’s Gary Marks Calls for “Coin Designs that...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek I recently spoke with Gary Marks, Chairman of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Commission,  about his involvement with coins, last week’s...

1797 Dimes ‘in the news’ and general information for collecting Draped...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #218 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ……….. As...

The First Real Woman to Appear on a Coin

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   THE EARLIEST COINS, WHICH EMERGED around 650 BCE on the shores of the Aegean Sea, depicted ancient symbols of...

The US Government Has Rigged Precious Metals Markets For 80 Years!

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com …….. By now, I suspect that many of you have heard about the 60 Minutes program two...

“The Riverboat Collection” of Private & Territorial gold coins to make...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #217 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ……….. On Thursday, April 24, at a...

The Coin Analyst: CCAC Recommends New Reverse Design for American Silver...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ………..  Editor's Note: A complete rundown of designs considered by the CCAC are included at the bottom of this article. On April 8 the...

The Real Diehl: An Insider’s View of the Mint: Launching the...

The Real Diehl is a weekly column by former United States Mint Director Philip N. Diehl, exclusively for CoinWeek....   The U.S. Mint works closely with the Federal Reserve,...

The Coin Analyst: 2014 Baseball Commemorative Coins Market Q & A

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ........... 1. How much are the 2014 Baseball Commemorative Coins graded at the Baltimore Whitman Expo last week selling for?...

First Read: Two Morgan Dollar Books

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek…. First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature....  Carson City...

The Real Diehl: Gold as Wealth Insurance

The Real Diehl is a weekly column by former United States Mint Director Philip N. Diehl, exclusively for CoinWeek ……….. I described in my last article how gold’s core...

Numismatic Quick Hits: Liberty “V” Murder Mystery + John W. Adams...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   How many times has the United States employed Roman numerals on its coinage? The silver three-cent piece debuted...

The Rarest 20th Century, Regular U.S. Coins: 1927-D Saint Gaudens Double...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #216 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ……….. Double...

Highlights from the Stack’s Bowers Legendary Numismatists Symposium

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek…. The late Steve Tanenbaum, John J. Ford, Louis Eliasberg, Sr., collectors of the 1950s, and the famed 1933 double eagle were among...

Whitman Expo Baltimore Coin Show Report: Part 2

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek….  A CoinWeek field report from Whitman Expo Baltimore…. I’m writing this on Sunday, as the 2014 Spring Whitman Expo Baltimore Coin Show in Baltimore...

The Coin Analyst: The Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Launch...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……….. The success or failure of any commemorative coin program is a function of three main factors: the appeal of the design the extent to...

The Coin Analyst: Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Launch a...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   March 27, when sales of the 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame commemorative coin series began, will be remembered as an exciting but...

Whitman Expo Baltimore Coin Show Report: Part 1

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek....  A CoinWeek field report from Whitman Expo Baltimore.... For one lucky youngster--12-year-old Cole Bank--the opening day of the Spring coin show...

What Can You Do When The US Government Stops Supporting The...

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com ........ In the previous two weeks, the US Treasury has been forced to pay out...

Reselling Newman: eBay and the Eric P. Newman Coin Collection

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   It’s inevitable that much of the highly publicized Newman collection will find its way back into the...

Rare US Coins: Gem Quality, Norweb Family 1833 Dime

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #215 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

The Coin Analyst: Baseball Coins Launching March 27th and ATB Coins...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……….. BHOF Commemorative Series The most widely anticipated U.S. commemorative coin series in decades will be launched on Thursday, March 27. I expect there...

The Real Diehl: The Main Street Case for Gold

The Real Diehl is a weekly column by former United States Mint Director Philip N. Diehl, exclusively for CoinWeek ……….. For several years, now, I have wanted a forum...

Numismatic Quick Hits: Crossing Over + Whitman Expo in Baltimore +...

by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ….. PCGS & NGC: Mutually Assured CrossOver™ On occasion Newport Beach, California-based Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) and Sarasota, Florida-based...

The Coin Analyst: 2014 Fortuna Redux and Other Notable World Coin...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ………..  1.) Fortuna Redux revisited Last year perhaps the most unusual and innovative world coin ever issued was made by the Mint of Poland...

Rare Gold Coins for less than $5000 each, Part 2: Commemorative...

 Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #214 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds …….. The present...

Questions Loom as Precious Metals Firm ‘The Tulving Company’ Folds

The Bullion Reporter on CoinWeek........   Nobody outside of Hannes Tulving, Jr. and his inner circle knows exactly what went wrong, as one of the nation’s...

The Coin Analyst: Latest Developments in Modern U.S. Coins

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……….. American Platinum Eagles: Return of bullion coins On March 5 the U.S. Mint announced that in response to customer feedback it is resuming production...

Numismatic Quick Hits: Project $100K + the E-Sylum eNewsletter

by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek …..   Project $100K How long would it take to spend $100,000 in golden dollars? That’s the question I asked...