Privy Marks Take the Place of Coveted O and CC Mintmarks...

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   At noon on May 24, 2021, the United States Mint will release two .999 fine uncirculated silver dollar coins,...

1933 Double Eagle to be Auctioned by Sotheby’s

By Christopher Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   Well, CoinWeek's recently-published 1933 Saint-Gaudens $20 double eagle story will need an update now that the New York Times...

Big Things Have Happened at the United States Mint in the...

By CoinWeek .....   February may be the shortest month in the calendar year, but it has traditionally been a very busy month for the United...

Big Things Happened at the United States Mint in March

By CoinWeek .....   One might think that as March takes its turn in the calendar's monthly procession that the business of the United States Mint might...

A “Long-Lost” Lord St. Oswald 1794 Half Cent Reappears

By Ron Guth .....   In 1795, an Englishman named William Strickland returned to his home following a sightseeing trip to America that began in 1794....

Greg Cohen: Ten Coins I’d Love to Own

By Greg Cohen for CoinWeek .....   As a professional numismatist who has worked for some of the biggest companies in the industry, I have had...

Jeff Garrett: Ten Coins I’d Love to Own

By Jeff Garrett for CoinWeek .....   When asked to write an article about 10 coins I would love to own, my thoughts immediately turned to...

Questions and Answers About Coin Collecting Basics

By David Hendin for CoinWeek .....   Dear David (from Bill K.): How do I properly display my coins in a home or school? Are there...

Bruce Morelan Reacquires Finest 1913 Liberty Nickel, Legend Buys Finest Sets

Multimillion-Dollar Sets Involve the All-Time Finest 1913 Liberty Nickel, Graded PR66 by Professional Coin Grading Service   Bruce Morelan and Legend Numismatics recently completed a historic...

Louis Golino: Ten Coins I’d Love to Own

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   The 10 coins I would love to own include four modern and four classic American coins and two...

Help Locate Stolen Coins: Numismatic Crime Information Center

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Coins Located - International Coordination/Cooperation Thanks to a tip the following coins were...

Tyler Rossi: Ten Coins I’d Love to Own

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   As an avid numismatist, I tend to be attracted to coins that tell a story. While I of course...

Michael T. Shutterly: Ten Coins I’d Love to Own

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   I enjoy coins for their artistry and for the history behind them. Because there are so many coins...

The Coinage of Ancient Mauretania

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   ANCIENT MAURETANIA WAS a region of coastal North Africa stretching from modern-day Algeria to Morocco. It should...

Steve Benner: Ten Coins I’d Love to Own

By Steve Benner for CoinWeek .....   Like most coin collectors, I have a list of coins I want to own. The list I plan to cover...

A New Batch of Fairmont Collection Half Eagles Sells at Auction

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Stack’s Bowers sold another group of Liberty Head half eagles sourced from the Fairmont Collection in their...

Half Eagles of the Reconstruction: Philadelphia

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   The $5 gold half eagles struck at the Philadelphia Mint from 1866 through 1877 include a number...

Coin Photography: A Photo is Worth 1,000 Words (Except When It’s...

A revisited guest blog on Coin Photography from Jenna Van Valen, photographer at DWN. We’ve all heard the numismatic mantra, “Buy the coin, not the...

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...

The Changing Iconography of Byzantine Gold Coins

By Elena Stolyarik for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The Byzantine Empire, which lasted more than a thousand years, had one of the most monetized...

Newman Numismatic Portal to Hold Symposium March 19-21

Following the positive response to the first Newman Numismatic Portal (NNP) Symposium in August 2020, NNP is pleased to announce the next event, which...

Fabled Gardin Fraser Design Recommended for New Washington Quarter Obverse

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   Ninety years after it was originally submitted to the Secretary of the Treasury, a version of the Laura Gardin...

Public and Private in Coin Production

By David Yoon for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   There is a commonly encountered conventional distinction between coins and tokens such that coins are produced...

Mike Markowitz: Ten Coins I’d Love to Own

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   I collect Late Roman (c. 300-491 CE) and Byzantine (c. 491-1350 CE) gold coins. The tangled histories of these...

Christianity and Christian Symbols Appear on Ancient Coins

By David Hendin for CoinWeek .....   The cross has been the most recognizable symbol of Christianity for more than 1,600 years. But this was not...

$250 Indian Head Cent / Wheat Cent Grab Bag

By CoinWeek .....   In this episode of CoinWeek Streaming News, CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan cracks open a bag of over 150 mixed date small cents...

As Red Book Celebrates 75 Years, a Look at How Today’s...

By Jeff Garrett, special for CoinWeek ......   The Guide Book of United States Coins (the Red Book) is one of the most iconic brands in...

Ancient Roman Coinage From Republic to Empire

By Steve Benner for CoinWeek .....   The coinage of the ancient Romans underwent considerable changes as the government transitioned from a republic to an empire....

NGC-Certified Chinese Coins From Illustrious NC Collection Offered by Champion Auctions...

The NGC-certified NC Collection boasts hundreds of rarities carefully collected by one of China’s most famous families   Coins from the NC Collection — an outstanding...

CoinWeek Podcast #152: Completing a DANSCO 7070

 CoinWeek Podcast #152: Completing a DANSCO 7070 Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on...