The Ancient Coins of Kroisos - Michael T. Shutterly

The Ancient Coins of Kroisos

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   Kroisos, King of Lydia Kroisos, the last king of the Ionian kingdom of Lydia in Asia Minor, launched a...
Curiosities of the United States Paper Money Cabinet, Part II

Curiosities of the United States Paper Money Cabinet, Part II

By John Thomassen for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Link to Part I As we continue our exploration of miscellaneous paper issues from the United States,...
Redesigned 2021 American Gold Eagle 1oz Uncirculated Coin Available Now

Redesigned 2021 American Gold Eagle 1oz Uncirculated Coin Available Now

As of today at noon EDT, the United States Mint is accepting orders for the newly redesigned 2021 American Eagle One Ounce Gold Uncirculated...

The Coin Analyst: Celebrating 10 Years – Taking Stock and Looking Forward

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   After a decade and about 300 of these columns, it is time to take stock of what I...
SS Central America Foreign Gold Coins Set Record Prices in Goldberg’s Auction

SS Central America Foreign Gold Coins Set Record Prices in Goldberg’s Auction

The allure of coveted treasure from the fabled “Ship of Gold”, SS Central America, resulted in record bids of up to eight times pre-sale...

Capture the Tears of the Moon in a Stunning New Silver Bullion Issue

The beliefs of the Inca take center stage in an impressive new silver coin release issued on behalf of the nation of Tuvalu. These...
Silver Markets, Gold markets, Platinum Markets

CNI Gold Market Commentary – Fed or No Fed?

Commentary for Friday, October 8, 2021 (www.golddealer.com) By  Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed down $1.60 today at $1,756.30 and silver closed...

United States 1909-S Indian Head Cent

Description The 1909-S Indian Head cent is a semi-key coin that also represents one of the last issues of the iconic one-cent coin series that...
Dale Friend: A Rememberance

Dale Friend: A Rememberance

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   The first time I can recall interacting with Dale Friend was around 15 years or so ago. I...
PCGS President Brett Charville

PCGS President Brett Charville Stepping Down

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) President Brett Charville has announced he will be leaving the company but will remain part of the PCGS team...

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part VI

By David Provost for CoinWeek .....   Author’s Note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser-known information about the US commemorative coins...

Changes Coming to All Three Sides of the 2021 American Silver Eagle: Bullion Shark

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   The West Point Mint, which produces bullion and collector precious metal coinage for the United States Mint, recently struck the...

Top 10 Women on World Coins, Part 1

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Is there anything better suited to honor the famous figures of history than a coin? * *...
United States 1944-P Jefferson War Nickel

United States 1944-P Jefferson War Nickel

Struck against the backdrop of war from an alloy developed to save copper and nickel, the 1944-P Jefferson nickel is one of the most...

The 10 Most Valuable 20th-Century US Half Dollars

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   During the 20th century, the United States Mint issued a variety of different types of half dollars, including the final...
US Coins - A Concise Overview of the Washington Quarter Silver Issues

US Coins – A Concise Overview of the Washington Quarter Silver Issues

By Dan Duncan – Pinnacle Rarities ......   The long-running obverse design of the Washington quarter is currently in its final year and will be changed...

Impressive Roman Gold Aureus Headlines New York International Numismatic Convention Auction

  By Nicholas Fritz - Numismatist, World and Ancient Coins, Stack's Bowers Galleries ...... The January 2022 New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) will once again...
The Archaic Smile on Ancient Coins

The Archaic Smile on Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   Mona Lisa must have had the highway blues, You can tell by the way she smiled... — Bob Dylan,...
“Top Ten” Ancient Coins of 1974 Revisited

“Top Ten” Ancient Coins of 1974 Revisited

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   The magazine Numismatic Scrapbook was published from 1935 to 1976 at Chicago by printer and collector Lee Hewitt (1911-1987)....
United States 1973 (P) Eisenhower Dollar

United States 1973 (P) Eisenhower Dollar

Description: While the country-at-large's desire for a large dollar coin at the start of the 1970s was hardly demonstrable, the gaming industry developed an acute...

Coins for Good Luck, Talismans for Protection Latest Offerings From CIT

Numismatic Happiness CIT Coin Invest has been producing various series for years, whose products implement technical innovations on the one hand and are also popular...
A Sampling of Undervalued Morgan Silver Dollars

A Sampling of Undervalued Morgan Silver Dollars

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   The Morgan silver dollar is a huge series (97 different coins) that most collectors can never complete because of super-rare...
Auction Technology Group to Complete Acquisition of LiveAuctioneers

Auction Technology Group to Complete Acquisition of LiveAuctioneers

Transaction will enable thousands of auction houses who run their sales through LiveAuctioneers to list on ATG’s existing art & antiques marketplaces in Europe   LiveAuctioneers...

You Need THESE Books to Appraise Your Coin Collection

By Christopher Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   People reach out to CoinWeek daily to ask for advice about selling coin collections. After inheriting a collection, or finding...

Perth Mint Issues 2021 Wedge-Tailed Eagle 1oz Silver Enhanced Reverse Proof High Relief Coin

Depicting master engraver John M. Mercanti’s sixth Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle design for The Perth Mint in a brand-new coin classification, this exceptionally detailed 1oz...
From Valuable to Worthless and Back Again: Pre-1950 Chinese Currency, Part II - Dr. Richard S. Appel

From Valuable to Worthless and Back Again: Pre-1950 Chinese Currency, Part II

Collecting Rare Pre-1950 Chinese Currency by Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   Link to Part I After the Qing dynasty was overthrown in the 1911-12...
VAMs and Dimple Morgan Dollars Reflected in Month-Long Auction

VAMs and Dimple Morgan Dollars Reflected in Month-Long Auction

The latest month-long auction of US coins from Heritage Auctions focuses on the ever-popular Morgan Dollar series, with an offering consisting of VAM varieties...
Perth Mint Coin Profiles - Australia 2022 Kangaroo 1oz Platinum Bullion Coin

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2022 Kangaroo 1oz Platinum Bullion Coin

The Perth Mint is pleased to present the Australian Kangaroo 2022 1oz Platinum Bullion Coin. The Australian kangaroo is a large marsupial endemic to Australia....
NGC Certifies Paramount Collection of Large-Format Gold Coins

The Paramount Collection: Finest World Coin Offering Ever From Heritage Auctions

On the heels of the successful FUN auctions, Heritage Auctions is proud to present The Paramount Collection, a diversified selection of rarities not seen...
US Mint Opens Pre-Order Windows for Remaining 2021 Morgan, Peace Dollars August 3 and 10

US Mint Opens Pre-Order Windows for Remaining 2021 Morgan, Peace Dollars August 3 and...

The United States Mint is reminding collectors about the following two pre-order windows in August for the four remaining 2021 Morgan and Peace Dollar...