Collect This: The Fabulous Italian 500 Lire Silver Coin

Collect This: The Fabulous Italian 500 Lire Silver Coin

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   In 1958, the Italian Mint in Rome began striking a silver coin that would come to be commonly called...
Big Things Happened at the United States Mint in the Month of August

Big Things Happened at the United States Mint in the Month of August

By CoinWeek .....   The dog days of summer are upon us, which means that it's time to take a trip through the annals of United States...
Numismatic Grab Bag - Five Ancient Coins With Shanna Schmidt

Numismatic Grab Bag – Five Ancient Coins With Shanna Schmidt

  In this CoinWeek Live Stream on YouTube, noted ancient coin expert Shanna Schmidt joins Charles Morgan for an episode of Numismatic Grab Bag to...
The Navy Mustang Collection: A Novice Collector’s Rise Through the Ranks While Building a Worthy Carson City Coin Collection

The Navy Mustang Collection: A Novice Collector’s Rise Through the Ranks While Building a...

By Rusty Goe ......   Anthony Ray Arnold--Tony to those who know him--achieved success, serving the United States admirably, during his 29-year naval career. During retirement,...
Medieval Greek Coins After the Fourth Crusade

Medieval Greek Coins After the Fourth Crusade

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   In 1204, Constantinople was sacked during the Fourth Crusade. Less than six months later, Enrico Dandolo, the Doge of...

Notable Notes: The “Lincoln Porthole” $5 Silver Certificate

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   This installment of “Notable Notes” highlights one of the more popular 20th-century “Horse Blankets”, so named because of the...
Snakes on Ancient Coins

Snakes on Ancient Coins

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   This reptile, as an image of divinity and of nature, is figured both in its natural shape, and under...
CoinWeek Ancient Coins - The Legionary Denarii of Mark Antony

CoinWeek Ancient Coins – The Legionary Denarii of Mark Antony

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   On September 2, 31 BCE, a great fleet under the command of Octavian, the great-nephew and posthumously adopted...
No-Date Buffalo Nickels: How to Find Their Value

No-Date Buffalo Nickels: How to Find Their Value

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins ......   It's quite common to find Buffalo nickels that are dateless—missing the four digits that indicate the year the coin...
Big Things Happened at the Mint in the Month of July

Big Things Happened at the United States Mint in the Month of July

By CoinWeek .....   In July, the summer heat continues to pummel for 31 days. But school is out, and families can finally (FINALLY) go on that...
Aaron Berk: Ancient Coin Podcast- Episode 1

Aaron Berk: Ancient Coin Podcast – Episode 1

In the upcoming season of the CoinWeek Podcast, ancient coin expert Aaron Berk (Harlan J. Berk, Ltd.) will appear as a recurring guest alongside...
Chopmarked US Trade Dollars in the Current Coin Market

Chopmarked US Trade Dollars in the Current Coin Market

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   By the late 1800s, New World silver had been flowing into China for hundreds of years. When Spain conquered...
Medieval Scottish Coinage

Medieval Scottish Coinage

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   Flower of Scotland, when will we see your like again? That fought and died for your wee bit hill and...
CoinWeek Ancient Coins - The Anonymous Folles of Byzantium

CoinWeek Ancient Coins – The Anonymous Folles of Byzantium

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   Imperial Byzantine coinage served both economic and propaganda purposes. The coins routinely identified the reigning emperor or empress...
Chief Lynn Malerba Appointed as Treasurer of the United States

Chief Lynn Malerba Appointed as Treasurer of the United States

Chief Lynn Malerba will become the first Native American to serve as Treasurer of the United States and will lead the newly established Office...
Let's Talk About the Current State of the Silver Dollar Market

Let’s Talk About the Current State of the Silver Dollar Market

In this episode of the CoinWeek Live Stream on YouTube, noted coin expert Russ Augustin (AU Capital Management/RARCOA) joins Charles Morgan to discuss the...
How Were Roman Serrate Coins Made and Why?

How Were Roman Serrate Coins Made and Why?

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   An interesting group of Roman Republican coins, serrati (saw-edged) denarii have proved to be an enigma for numismatists for...

114 Years Ago Today: ANA Co-Founder Dr. George F. Heath Passed Away

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   114 years ago today, Dr. George Francis Heath died at his home in Monroe, Michigan. He...
Sassanian Silver Drachms

Sassanian Silver Drachms

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   Ardashir V, King of Persis, defeated Artabanus IV, the last Shahanshah (“King of Kings”) of Parthia, at the...
The Italian Coins of World War 2

The Italian Coins of World War 2

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Like many countries in the aftermath of World War One, Italy was riven by internal divisions. At the start of...
Yale University Opens Bela Lyon Pratt Gallery of Numismatics

Yale University Opens Bela Lyon Pratt Gallery of Numismatics

On May 13, the Yale University Art Gallery opened the new Bela Lyon Pratt Gallery of Numismatics. The first-floor gallery has been specially designed...
“Gross” Medieval European Coins

“Gross” Medieval European Coins

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   From the end of the eighth century into the 13th, European coinage consisted primarily of small silver coins...
CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Julian the Apostate

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Julian the Apostate

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   Apostate: (noun) a person who forsakes his religion, cause, party, etc. REMEMBERED AS THE “Apostate” by his enemies, and the...
Big Things Happened at the United States Mint in the Month of June

Big Things Happened at the United States Mint in the Month of June

By CoinWeek .....   Spring ends and summer begins in June. At the United States Mint, June has marked both beginnings and endings. Key personnel arrive and...
Helmets on Ancient Greek Coins

Helmets on Ancient Greek Coins

By Steve Benner for CoinWeek .....   In this article, I want to cover some of the ancient Greek helmets that can be found on ancient...
The Aes Grave Bronze Coin During the Roman Republic

The Aes Grave Bronze Coin During the Roman Republic

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   It is said that when Greece was building grand temples of white marble, the Romans were living in mud...
Coin Board News Number 63 - For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards

Coin Board News Number 63 – For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards

Antique Coin Boards with David W. Lange - www.coincollectingboards.com .....   For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards Number 63 — Summer 2022   STRIKE UP THE BAND It’s September 24, 1936—opening...
CoinWeek Podcast #166: Beyond Greece and Rome

CoinWeek Podcast #166: Beyond Greece and Rome

 The CoinWeek Podcast is brought to you by PCGS. Check out PCGS’ new grading specials and take advantage of an exclusive offer to get...
Q. David Bowers: Amon G. Carter, Sr. and Amon G. Carter, Jr.

Q. David Bowers: Amon G. Carter, Sr. and Amon G. Carter, Jr.

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers .....   Amon Carter, Sr. Born on December 11, 1879, Amon Gamaliel Carter, Sr., was a Texas oilman in...
The Last Coins of Nicholas II

The Last Coins of Nicholas II

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Late on the night of July 16, 1918, the "Emperor of All the Russias", his wife, his five children,...