Coin Question – How to Successfully Interact With a Coin Dealer

How to Ask a Coin Question by Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner A day rarely passes without a non-collector calling me or emailing...
First 2021 Morgan Dollars Sell out in Minutes

First 2021 Morgan Dollars Sell Out in Minutes

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   2021 Morgan dollars with privy marks representing the New Orleans and Carson City Mints became unavailable almost immediately at...

Ancient Coins of Lucania, Part 1: Metapontum, Heraclea, and Sybaris

By Steve Benner for CoinWeek .....   Lucania was one of the most important regions of Magna Graecia, an area that encompassed the Greek colonies of...

Numismatic Crime Updates: Coins, Banknotes Stolen or Missing From FedEx

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Canadian Notes Stolen/Lost via FedEx A FedEx package being shipped from Canada to...
CoinWeek Podcast #158: Dr. Don Kagin, a Life in Numismatics

CoinWeek Podcast #158: Dr. Don Kagin, a Life in Numismatics

 CoinWeek Podcast #158: Dr. Don Kagin, a Life in Numismatics Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...
First Read: The Confident Carson City Coin Collector, Volumes 1-3

First Read: The Confident Carson City Coin Collector, Volumes 1-3

First Read, a continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature ... The Confident Carson City Coin Collector is the most...
Crown of Iron: Coins of the Lombard Kings

Crown of Iron: Coins of the Lombard Kings

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   THE LOMBARDS, A tribe that traced their origin to Scandinavia, migrated into Eastern Europe in the fifth...
Dr. Ursula Kampmann Chosen for Numismatic Literary Guild Board

Dr. Ursula Kampmann Chosen for Numismatic Literary Guild Board

Editor-in-Chief of CoinsWeekly succeeds long-time NLG executive Donn Pearlman   Ursula Kampmann, Ph.D., of Lörrach, Germany, founder of the German and English language MuenzenWoche (CoinsWeekly), Cosmos...

ANS Acquires Numismatically Important Mark Salton Papers

Thanks to the efforts of American Numismatic Society (ANS) Life Fellow Dr. Ira Rezak—and with gratitude to Katharine Conway, executor of the Estate of...
The Changing Iconography of Byzantine Gold Coins

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...
The Coinage of the Micronation of Celestial Space: PCGS

The Coinage of the Nation of Celestial Space

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   What does it take to become a nation? In short, the answer is declaring independence and gaining recognition. But the...
CoinWeek Podcast #157: The History of Numismatics - Mike Markowitz

CoinWeek Podcast #157: The History of Numismatics

CoinWeek Podcast #157: The History of Numismatics Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on...

As Red Book Celebrates 75 Years, a Look at How Today’s Edition Gets Made

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

$250 Buffalo Nickel / Liberty “V” Nickel Grab Bag

By CoinWeek .....   In this episode of CoinWeek Streaming News, CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan cracks open a bag of over 100 mixed date Buffalo and...

Legend Rare Coin Market Report – Regency Auction 45

Are you ready? Regency Auction 45 is now done being cataloged, and we have posted our watchlist. This is one of our most diverse sales...

Condition Census Pitt Farthing Discovered in UK

A Newman Numismatic Portal user from the United Kingdom recently reported the discovery of a high-grade Pitt farthing, which researcher Chris McDowell ranks as...

Ancient Coins Depict First Fruits for Shavout

By David Hendin for CoinWeek .....   This year the Jewish Holiday of Shavout, also called Weeks or Pentecost, begins the evening of Sunday, May 16. In...

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...
Ancient Roman Coinage From Republic to Empire

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....

Numismatic Crime Information Center – US Coins, Paper Money Stolen From FedEx

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   FedEx - Missing/Stolen Paper Money A FedEx package being sent from Georgia to...

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

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...
Privy Marks Take the Place of Coveted O and CC Mintmarks on Morgan Dollar Reissues

Privy Marks Take the Place of Coveted O and CC Mintmarks on Morgan Reissues

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   At noon on May 24, 2021, the United States Mint will release two .999 fine uncirculated silver dollar coins,...
Christianity and Christian Symbols Appear on Ancient Coins

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...

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....
The One That Got Away: The Trials and Tribulations of Building an Ancient Coin Exhibit

The One That Got Away: The Trials and Tribulations of Building an Ancient Coin...

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   Virtually every collector has experienced “the one that got away”. This usually involves a coin from your Wish List...
Understanding Lincoln Wheat Cents: Issues Worth $1 or Less

Understanding Lincoln Wheat Cents: Issues Worth $1 or Less

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   Lincoln Wheat cents turn up in pocket change, the effects of loved ones, and in rolls of cents tucked...
NGC-Certified Chinese Coins From Illustrious NC Collection Offered by Champion Auctions in May

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

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...

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...

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...