A Pair of Royal Mint Mules Spurs Speculation

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek……….   The Royal Mint in Wales has confirmed the existence of a pair of £2, .999 fine silver mules, which...

Recent Developments in the Mt.Gox Saga and a Bitcoin Phishing Scam

By Hubert Walker  for CoinWeek………. Much has been said in the last week regarding the fall of Mt.Gox from its privileged position in the Bitcoin community....

Dahlonega, Georgia Mint Half Eagles ($5 gold coins) of 1861

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #212 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds …….. Gold coins...

Numismatic Quick Hits: ANA National Money Show Auction and a Note...

by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ….. ANA National Money Show Results & Highlights Dallas, Texas-based Heritage Auctions forwarded us a report on their auction held...

ANA National Money Show, Atlanta – Travel Diary

By Charles Morgan  for CoinWeek……….  It’s Monday morning, and I’ve just returned from a three-day trip to the outskirts of Atlanta, where I joined CoinWeek co-founder...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint News – Modern Coins Update

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ........... Kennedy gold coin options The Citizens Coinage Advisory Commission  met on February 11 to discuss a range of issues including designs for...

Rare Gold Coins under $5000, Part 1: Classic Head Quarter Eagles...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #211 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds …….. The present...

Crypto-Currency Crisis: Mt. Gox Hacked, May Go Bust

From CoinWeek reported by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker ....   More problems for Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, as the popular crypto-currency site was pulled offline Monday. Reports have surfaced...

The Coin Analyst: Why I Stopped Collecting First Spouse Gold Coins

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek  In numerous pieces for this column over the past couple years, I have been to a large extent an advocate for the...

The Sochi 100 Ruble Note and Other Circulating Russian Banknotes: A...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Once derided as worthless during the Soviet era, Russian banknotes offer a glimpse at the country’s past while...

Numismatic Quick Hits: Clifford Mishler on Inspecting the GSA Morgan Dollar...

by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ….. Mishler on Inspecting the GSA Morgan Dollar Hoard Clifford Mishler was the editor of the Numismatic News in 1971,...

The Incredible Eugene Gardner Coin Collection, Part 1: Preliminary Thoughts and...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #210 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds …….. Incredible is...

Spotlight on So-Called Dollars 3: America’s Forgotten History

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   Mass murder… domestic terrorism… swastikas… are they really on American medals and tokens? In the first two installments of Spotlight...

Massive Discrepancy In 2013 China Gold Demand!

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com ….. The World Gold Council today released its “Gold Demand Trends Full Year 2013” report.  This...

Gold and Silver American Eagles: Big Sellers in a Sluggish Economy

by Al Doyle for CoinWeek ……… Merchants from mom and pop stores to national chains are fighting a losing battle with lower sales volume. Are there any exceptions to...

Merit Gold & Silver Lawsuit: Third Bullion Firm Targeted Under California...

From CoinWeek reported by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker ......... On February 13, 2014, the Santa Monica City Attorney’s Office filed a consumer protection lawsuit...

Two of Four Known Strawberry Leaf Large Cents Sell in the...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #209 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

The Coin Analyst: A Conversation with Jim Halperin

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek Heritage Auctions, a major player in the sale of higher-end coins, is today the largest collectible auction company in the...

Numismatic Quick Hits: The PCGS Doily Returns + Comments on the...

by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ..... The PCGS Doily Returns: A Retro-Remake of a Coveted Classic What’s old is new again. For a limited...

The Coin Analyst: New Mint Survey on JFK Commemorative Coins Includes...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the John F. Kennedy half dollar, and the Mint has plans to issue...

The Fabulous Eric Newman Collection, part 10: Colonial Coins and other...

 Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #208 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Legend Numismatic Market Report: The Missouri Cabinet Half Cent Collection

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics Market Report ONE OF THE GREATEST SALES EVER! Legend and its principals have attended and bid in EVERY major auction...

The Coin Analyst: World Coin News- Wedge Tailed Eagles Multiply and...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Multiple Versions of Wedge-Tailed Eagle Probably the most widely discussed modern world coin at the moment is the Perth Mint’s...

The Missouri Half Cent Coin Collection, Part III: Astonishing $18.26 Million...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #207 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Coin Collecting Strategies: Building the Ultimate 20th Century Type Set, Part...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .......... We continue our guide to the Ultimate 20th Century Type Set by taking a look at...

The Missouri Half Cent Collection, Part II: Tettenhorst, Superb Gem 1794

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #206 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Fallout Already Starting From Investigations Into London Gold And Silver Market...

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com ….. With all the investigations into market rigging in the mortgage markets, LIBOR interest rate market,...

The Coin Analyst: Forces Shaping Precious Metals in 2014

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… After the worst year in three decades for gold and silver prices, the outlook for precious metals is currently...

The Fabulous Eric Newman Collection, part 9: European Coins

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #205 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

William Shamhart FUN Coin Show Report 2014

By William Shamhart, Jr. - Numismatic Americana ........... As most of you know I am from Missouri. So was Mark Twain. He had many famous...