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...

American Women Quarters Designs to be Reviewed by CCAC

The United States Mint announces that the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a telephonic public meeting April 20, 2021. The purpose of...

Blanchard Sells Four SS Central America Gold Ingots in Five Days

Blanchard Gold marked numismatic history with its recent sales of six SS Central America gold ingots, which include the broadest collection of gold bars...

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...

Outlandish Alteration of a Chinese Dollar

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   With vintage Chinese coins, I have come to see unimaginably fantastic forgeries and alterations. Yet one alteration goes above...

Stack’s Bowers Offers Pinnacle Collection Samurai-Era Gold Plate Money From Feudal...

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Within the incredible Pinnacle Collection, a featured cabinet in the Stack's Bowers and Ponterio...

CoinWeek Podcast #155: Ultra-Modern Coins Take Over

 CoinWeek Podcast #155: Ultra-Modern Coins Take Over Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on...

Atlas Numismatics Features Rare Cuban, French Pattern Coins

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Dear Clients, We hope everyone has been doing well and that you're enjoying the arrival of spring. This month we have a great selection...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – The 1924-S Standing Liberty Quarter

Counterfeit 1924-S Standing Liberty Quarter Counterfeit Coins By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) .....   As we’ve said in previous Counterfeit Coin Detection columns, no US coinage issue...

Extremely Rare Pakistan Haj Pilgrim 100 Rupees Specimen in Stack’s Bowers...

By Christopher Dahncke - Currency Auction Associate, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Stack's Bowers and Ponterio is pleased to offer in their April 2021 Hong Kong...

Historic 1792 Judd-13 Quarter Pattern to Appear at Heritage Auctions

One of just four known Eagle-on-Globe examples heads to auction April 22-26   One of four existing 1792 Judd-13 Eagle-on-Globe quarter dollar patterns, among the earliest...

Ancient Greek Coins – New Style Athens Tetradrachm

Attica, Athens AR Tetradrachm. New Style Coinage, circa 154-153 BC By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   Athens was once immensely powerful and independent,...

Royal Australian Mint Concludes Its Shipwreck Series With Zeewijk Silver Coin

The Royal Australian Mint introduced an exciting, distinctive coin series in early 2020 with its Shipwreck Series. The four-coin collection offers four individual design...

1797 Half Dollar Sold for $1.68 Million in Stack’s Bowers March...

The finest known 1797 Draped Bust half dollar sold for $1.68 million USD in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries March 2021 Las Vegas Auction, setting...

World’s Most Expensive British Coin Brings $2.28 Million at Heritage Auctions

1937 Edward VIII 5 Pounds Gold Coin Struck but Never Released After King Abdicated Throne   A 1937 Edward VIII 5 Pounds Pattern coin – one...

Glow-in-the-Dark Colored Titanium Coin New From Pobjoy Mint

Limit 5,000 Worldwide - Also Available in Cupro Nickel   Pobjoy Mint is pleased to announce the release of a stunning and unique titanium coin on...

David Larence Rare Coins Offering Select Carson City and Better Date...

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  ......   Sunday Auction #1163 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features over 400 total...

Elusive Gem 1972 Type 2 Eisenhower Dollar to Sell at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek .....   On Sunday, March 28, 2021, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this 1972 Type 2 Eisenhower dollar certified MS-65 by PCGS. The coin...

Celebrate “Money, Big & BOLD” During 2021 National Coin Week

Activities Offer Hobbyists a Chance to Win Prizes   Collecting silver dollars has long been a favorite of coin collectors. One hundred years ago, the United...

Jeff Garrett: Cryptocurrency, Non-Fungible Tokens and the Rare Coin Market

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   For several years now, I have joked that people know so little about Bitcoin that they...

United States Mint Requests Recommendations of Prominent American Women for New...

The Circulating Collectible Coin Redesign Act of 2020 directs the Secretary of the Treasury to redesign and issue quarter-dollar coins that feature designs on...

Historic 1822 Half Eagle Sold for $8.4 Million in Stack’s Bowers...

The finest known 1822 half eagle sold for $8.4 million USD in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries March 2021 Las Vegas Auction, setting a new...

Early Roman Numismatic Commentary on Judea

By David Hendin for CoinWeek .....   Books and articles have been written about the Roman numismatic commentary on the Flavian victory over the Jews at...

Proof Indian Head Cents: An Overview by Decade

Indian Head Cents by Dan Duncan - Pinnacle Rarities ......   Production of the ever-popular Indian cent spanned six fascinating decades of United States history. Struck from...

Under the Sea: New Colored 50p Coin Series Features Ocean Wildlife

The Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce a beautiful new series of 50p coins featuring Sea Creatures that is being issued on behalf of...

Unparalleled Solid Serial Numbers 9 to 1 Block Rollover Pack Pair...

Las Vegas Auction Paper Money Highlights by Brad Ciociola - Currency Specialist, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Stack’s Bowers Galleries March United States currency auction will...

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 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...

Trapped: Vampire Attack Latest Coin From CIT to Explore Our Primal...

Trapped: Vampire Attack Cook Islands. 5 Dollars 2021. Silver .999. 1 oz. 38.61 mm. Mintage: Antique finish. Special technology: smartminting® (High Relief). Mintage: 999. B....

Coin Photography: ANS eBay Store Behind-the-Scenes

By John Thomassen for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   As the ANS continues to make duplicates from its collection available on eBay, it may be...