Interview with Dr. Michael Bugeja Part II: “Coins Are Art You...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek This is the second part of the interview I did with Dr. Michael Bugeja, who serves on the Citizens Coinage...

Royal Canadian Mint Earns Most Historically Significant Coin Title at 2012...

Ottawa, Ontario, January 31, 2012 — The Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to add a new title to its ever-growing list of Krause Publications...

The Coin Analyst: Possible New U.S. Collector Coins Suggested in Mint...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Last week a polling company hired by the U.S. Mint e-mailed some of its customers a fascinating survey that sought...

The Coin Analyst: Market Analysis and Latest Developments on 25th Anniversary...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Late last year the 25th anniversary American silver eagle sets that were released at the end of November dominated the...

Royal Canadian Mint Releases Coin Celebrating Canada’s Rare Wood Bison

Special 25-cent circulation coin is the third of five 2011 commemorative coins honouring Canada’s legendary nature Ottawa, Ontario, January 13, 2012 – The Royal Canadian...

2-New Sheqalim Israeli Coin Named Coin of the Year

IOLA, Wis. (Jan. 12, 2012) -- A 2-New Sheqalim coin from the Bank of Israel has been named Coin of the Year by Krause...

The Coin Analyst: 2011 World Coins of the Year

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   This article discusses world coins from 2011 that I believe are the best of the year either because they are...

The Coin Analyst: The Best 2011 U.S. Mint Coins Still Available...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek I believe the following 2011 U.S. Mint coins offer the solid long-term potential for price appreciation based on supply and...

The Coin Analyst: 2011 Year in Coins and the Outlook for...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek This is the first of what will be a yearly column in two parts. The first will review the...

The Year in Modern Coins, Looking Back at 2011

Posted by Scott Schechter, NGC Vice President Scott Schechter reviews new discoveries and new issues of modern US coinage in 2011. 2011 has been a...

The Coin Analyst: 2012 American Silver Eagles Available for Pre-Order

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Every year about this time collectors of American silver eagle coins have their own holiday ritual, namely, pre-ordering the next...

Coin Analyst Special Report: Circulation-Strike Presidential Dollar Program Halted by Obama...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek On December 13 Vice President Biden and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner announced that the presidential dollar coin program will be...

Austrian Mint Announces First New Coin Issue of 2012

December 14, 2011 – The Austrian Mint will issue the first coin of 2012 today. The coin celebrates 200 years of the “Society...

The Coin Analyst: Time to Cool the Rhetoric on the Mint’s...

Commentary By Louis Golino for CoinWeek In a recent online comment Numismatic News editor David Harper suggested that it was time to “dial down the...

The True State Of The Market

By Jeff Garrett - Originally posted on NGC and re-posted on CoinWeek with Permission One of the most frequently asked questions in numismatics is about...

Foundation Praises 11th Hour Medal of Honor Coins Purchase

(Mount Pleasant, South Carolina) -- With the United States Mint's mid- December sales cutoff deadline approaching, the President of the Congressional Medal of Honor...

Canada’s Nature, Culture and History Boldly Displayed on Royal Canadian Mint’s...

New gold and silver coins echo Boreal Forest, Wood Bison, Orca and Peregrine Falcon commemorative circulation coin program unveiled in October 2011; other collectibles...

The Coin Analyst: Grading Service Guidelines and Clarification on Bullion Coin...

by Louis Golino for Coin Week Since my last column on the 25th anniversary silver eagle sets was published, there have been a couple more...

Austrian Mint Issues Fourth Gold Coin in the “Crowns of the...

9 November, Vienna – The Austrian Mint will issue today the fourth gold coin in the “Crowns of the House of Habsburg” series, featuring...

The Coin Analyst: Update on 25th Anniversary Silver Eagle Sets

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Collectors who ordered 25th anniversary silver eagle sets from the Mint on October 27 are eagerly awaiting shipment of their...

The Coin Analyst: America the Beautiful Five-Ounce Series Still Has Legs

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek It’s been an interesting year for collectors of the five-ounce silver America the Beautiful (ATB) coin series. The bullion versions,...

Royal Canadian Mint Unveils Highway of Heros Silver Commemorative Coin

Proceeds to be donated to the Afghanistan Repatriation Memorial and the Military Families Fund TRENTON, ONTARIO – October 31, 2011 – Today in Trenton, the...

Perth Mint Announces the 2012 Year of the Dragon Gold Coloured...

MAGNIFICENT NEW COLOURED PROOF LUNAR COINS CELEBRATE THE YEAR OF THE DRAGON In 2012, The Perth Mint’s internationally renowned Australian Lunar Gold Proof Coin Series...

The Perth Mint – November Product Releases

The Perth Mint is proud to showcase its array of stunning new product releases for November. The third release in the stunning Sea Life II...

The Coin Analyst: 25th Anniversary Silver Eagle Sets Sell Out in...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   The widely and eagerly-anticipated 25th Anniversary American Silver Eagle sets sold out on October 27 in 4 ½ hours,...

Royal Canadian Mint Issues a Ten-Kilo 99.999% Pure Gold Coin Featuring...

Royal Canadian Mint’s ultra-high relief creation is the world’s first 10-kilo coin crafted of 99.999% pure gold Vancouver, British Columbia, October 21, 2011 – The...

The Royal Canadian Mint is hosting Online Coin Exchanges

Canadian Mint Did you know that the Royal Canadian Mint’s high-tech plant in Winnipeg produces over 1 billion circulation coins every year? That’s like 20...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Lowers Prices on Some Silver Coins...

by Louis Golino for Coin Week Perhaps it just comes with the territory when you are the world’s largest coin dealer, but the U.S. Mint...

2011 ANA Pittsburgh National Money Show Official Medal Features Mellon, Carnegie

Two philanthropists largely responsible for the growth and identity of the city of Pittsburgh will be featured on the official medal for the American...

Two Kinds of Royalty Shine in Royal Canadian Mint’s Newest Line...

Among many captivating themes and designs, new gold and silver coins celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and the legacy...