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...

US Coins – The Three Major Eras Of Modern Proof Sets

By Tom DeLorey .....   Having criticized the generic term “The Mint” several times in the past few years for actions which were sometimes the fault...
Previously Known 1943-S Doubled Die Cent Discovered to Be Overdate

Previously Known 1943-S Doubled Die Cent Discovered to Be Overdate

By Tom DeLorey ......   About 45 years ago, collector Del Romines came into my office at Coin World’s "Collectors Clearinghouse" with two well-worn 1943-P nickels...

The History of the First Third-Party Coin Grading Service – ANACS

By Tom DeLorey for CoinWeek.com ....   Many collectors nowadays are afraid to buy any coin not already graded and encapsulated by a third-party grading service...

Ten Most Significant U.S. Commemorative Coins

By Thomas K. DeLorey – Copyright – Reprinted with Permission from Harlan J Berk ......   When asked to write an article on the 10 most...

The History of the First Third-Party Coin Grading Service – ANACS, Part Two

By Tom DeLorey for CoinWeek .....   Click here for Part One. After calling to let me know that he was coming to Sidney, Ohio to meet...

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)...