CoinWeek News Wire for September 16, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 16, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Deciphering history, one coin at a time Pankaj Tandon, an accidental numismatist, is breathing life...

The Coin Analyst – What’s the Best Way to Invest in...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ..... I often hear newer coin collectors and silver investors ask what is the best way to buy silver. There are...

Heritage Signature Auctions: 4,300 World Coin Lots up for Bidding in...

Heritage's Long Beach World & Ancient coins Signature auction, scheduled for September 8-12, is open for bidding! Although it feels like the final hammer...

Stack’s Bowers August ANA Sale of World and Ancient Coins Realizes...

Warm sunny weather greeted attendees to the annual ANA convention last week as they brought spirited bidding to the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction...

World Coins – New Record Set for America’s First Milled “Silver...

1732 Philip V 8 Reales is the most valuable of its type in the world DALLAS – A 1732 Mexican Philip V 8 Reales,...

World Coins – Early Silver Coins of Argentina

COINS OF ARGENTINA. 2 Reales, 1813-J A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ..... US and World Coin Collecting Strategies #344   The present topic is the early silver...

World Coins – Tips on Grading the Mexican Caballito Peso

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   Grading the Mexican Caballito Peso requires skilled eyes and a working knowledge of the silver coin’s design and strike...

Three Collections Bolster Heritage ANA World & Ancient Coin Auctions

Thursday, August 11, 2016 at the Anaheim Convention Center; featuring the Cape Coral of Multiple Talers, the Redwood Collection of Swiss Coinage, and the...

NGC Highlights of Stack’s Bowers August Anaheim Auction

NGC-certified world coins highlight Stack's Bowers Galleries' official auction of the ANA World's Fair of Money The Stack’s Bowers auction at the ANA World's Fair...

Silver Coins of the Central American Republic

Silver Coins of the Central American Republic - GUATEMALA. 8 Reales, 1826 News and Analysis of scarce coins, markets, and the coin collecting community #341 A...

World Coins – Fantastic “Imaginary Bust” Mexican 8 Escudos of Ferdinand...

World Coins - 1747 Mexican 8 Escudos Ferdinand VI By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger, Stacks Bowers .......   The Stack’s Bowers Galleries August ANA World’s Fair...

Exonumia: Some Double – or Triple – Denomination Curiosities

By Frank Van Valen - Numismatist and Cataloger, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The beauty of exonumia is that it knows no boundaries.  If it has...

Stack’s Bowers World Coins – Lovely South Peru 8 Escudos

By Chris Chatigny - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   This week’s preview for the August ANA World’s Fair of Money auction is a...

Author Allan Schein Wins Pradeau Award from Mexican Numismatic Society

On May 20, 2016, the Sociedad Numismática de México (Mexican Numismatic Society) bestowed upon Salt Lake City author Allan Schein the Alberto Francisco Pradeau...

Latin American Coins – Coinage from the Province of La Rioja,...

By Mariano Cohen (translated by Fátima Madonna, edited in English by Daniel Sedwick. Original Spanish edition published in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in the Aportes...

World Coins – Go South of the Border with Mexican Silver...

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   Need something a bit different and artistic to satisfy your silver fix? Look no further than Mexico. Currently one of...

France 2016 Women of France: Queen Clotilde 50 Euro Gold Coin

Description: The Monnaie de Paris unveiled its multi-year Women of France 10-euro silver and 50-euro quarter-ounce gold coin series in 2016, with the French mint...

Heritage Auctions: More than 4,600 Lots Offered at CICF

Heritage Auctions’ CICF World & Ancient Coins Signature® Auction, April 14-19, 2016 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois A wide assortment...

Gold Treasure Myth Captivates Paraguay

By Everett Millman – Gainesville Coins ..........   Modern myths don’t die easy in Paraguay, particularly when they deal with gold bullion and buried treasure. The legend...

Modern Coins – The Growing Appeal of World Coins

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   During World War II and on into the Cold War, American G.I.s returning from deployment overseas often...

World Coins – Peru 100 Soles Gold Coins Offer Low Mintages,...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   The Peru 100 Soles gold coin series is one of the most beautiful yet elusive classic world gold coins....

Highlights from the upcoming Heritage’s CICF World Coins Signature Auction April...

The following coins are some of the highlightes on Heritage's upcoming Chicago International Coin Fair (CICF) Coin show that will take place in Chicago...

World Coins – Collecting Mexican 20th Century Coins

By Cory Frampton - Mexican Coin Company / World Numismatics LLC .......   This series, which has gone from the most collected during the late 1960s...

The Cob Report: A Curious Mexican Coin

By Cori Sedwick Downing - Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   Awhile back, I was lucky enough to buy a coin that is unique as far...

Stack’s Bowers Ponterio April Hong Kong Sale to Feature Many Rarities

  Bank of China 1 Dollar, 1909 Banknote & Kwangtung. 3 Mace 6 ½ Candareens Coin Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio is pleased to announce details of...

Solid Results Achieved at Stack’s Bowers Jan. 2016 NYINC Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the results of their January 2016 NYINC auction of World Coins, World Paper Money and Ancient Coins. The...

World Coins – “Star of Lima” Coinage of 1659-1660

“Star of Lima” Coinage of 1659 By Daniel Frank Sedwick - Sedwick Coins - Treasure and World Coin Auctions ........   This is a case of “it’s...

History of Coins – TWO-BITS, FOUR-BITS, SIX-BITS, EIGHT…

By Leon F. McClellan ......   Have you ever wondered why a United States quarter-dollar is called "two-bits"? Or, a half-dollar "four-bits"? Do you know why...

World Coins – Collecting Coins of the Central American Republic

4 Escudos, ND (Decree of December 24, 1841). San Jose Mint By Carlos Jara - as posted on World Numismatics LLC .......   The Central American Republic,...

Treasure Coins – The “First Dollar” of the New World

Mexico City, Mexico, 8 reales, Charles-Joanna, “Early Series,” assayer R (Rincón), extremely important “first dollar of the New World,” three known, NGC XF 45...