The Coin Analyst: PCGS First Strike Proof-70 San Francisco Sets Are...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …… By the end of October the U.S. Mint plans to complete the process of fulfilling orders for the 2012...

Is It Ever Wise to Take Certified Populations for Modern Coins...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker  for CoinWeek  ……. It goes without saying that certain modern issues benefit tremendously from having only a few examples...

A MODERN COMMEM WITH A BRIGHT FUTURE

by Al Doyle for CoinWeek.com  .......... Even those who claim to be purist collectors want to buy coins that will grow in value. Predicting tomorrow's...

The Coin Analyst: Modern U.S. Coin Update

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …… 2012 First Spouse series launch On October 2 the U.S. Mint finally announced the long-awaited and eagerly anticipated launch of...

The Commemorative Coins of the 112th Congress

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker  for CoinWeek  ……. With so many important issues facing the country, it’s almost a tad impolitic to analyze and...

The Coin Analyst: New Legislation Aims to Change U.S. Commemorative Coin...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …… On September 21 legislation was introduced by Republican members of congress that could have a major impact on U.S....

Numismatic Housekeeping

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   From time to time, we find ourselves revisiting articles we’ve published to add in that one...

The Coin Analyst: The MS70 Debate Revisited

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …… One of the most hotly contested issues in the modern coin realm concerns third party certification and MS70 coins. A...

The Coin Analyst: First Spouse Series Update

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …… 2012 has been an interesting year for the First Spouse gold $10 coin series. For the first time in the...

For CladKing, It’s All About the Clads

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker .....   INTRODUCING THE CLADKING Sam Petry, better known online by the handle “CladKing”, is a pioneer in the area of...

The Collapse of the 2001-S Sacagawea Proof

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker .....   The sentiment among collectors who deride modern coins is that they’re overpriced and just plain common. They often...

The Coin Analyst: Modern U.S. Coin News Round-Up: San Francisco 70...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …… San Francisco 70 sets take-off As I suggested might be the case in July , there was significant appreciation potential...

The Coin Analyst: Special Coins and Medals Issued to Mark Philadelphia...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …….. One of the long-standing traditions associated with major national coin shows, especially the annual summer convention of the American Numismatic...

The Coin Analyst: America the Beautiful Five-Ounce Silver Coin Sales in...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …….. Sales of U.S. mint collector and bullion coin products have generally been trending lower since last year, especially for the...

Modern U.S. Coin News Round-Up: So Much for Summer Doldrums

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek It used to be the case that summer was a slower period for coin collecting. Numismatists would take a break from...

Royal Canadian Mint Wishes Canada’s Athletes Luck With the 2012 Lucky...

Calgary, Alberta – July 19, 2012 - The Royal Canadian Mint is proud to issue Canada’s  latest commemorative circulation coin, the 2012 Lucky Loonie....

RCM Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Canadian Coast Guard

The Canadian Coast Guard is celebrating 50 years of exceptional service in 2012, and the Royal Canadian Mint is delighted to mark this...

Knowledge and Diversification Keys to Successful Coin Investing

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Anyone who tells you that making a profit plays no role in their coin buying habits is most likely...

From Robert Bateman to the Group of Seven, Canada Comes Alive...

Addition of Canadian Coast Guard 50th anniversary and War of 1812 themes blends history with the celebration of our natural and cultural heritage Ottawa, Ontario,...

The Coin Analyst: San Francisco Silver Eagle Set Launch A Success

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek….. When the U.S. Mint first proposed issuing a special American silver eagle proof set marking the 75th anniversary of the...

The Coin Analyst: Eliza Johnson, not Julia Tyler, is the Current...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek….. Identifying which coins are the lowest mintage pieces in a particular series has always been at the very heart of...

Australia’s Bush Babies Win the Hearts of Collectors

Due to the overwhelming success of the inaugural Australian Bush Babies collector coin series, The Perth Mint is pleased to announce its sequel -...

Twenty-Five Years in Flight: “The Loonie” Celebrates a Milestone Birthday

Royal Canadian Mint to issue $1 fine silver coin to celebrate OTTAWA, ONTARIO - June 25, 2012 - What has 11 sides, is brass in...

The Coin Analyst: Modern World Coin Collecting Strategies: Low Mintage Sleepers

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek..... Within the U.S. coin market, modern world coins are a growth field. American coins of all periods and types continue...

Defining The Line Between Precious Metals and Numismatics

By Jay Rudo A question that collectors often ask is what makes a coin bullion and what makes a coin numismatic.  There are a lot...

The Royal Canadian Mint Announces Series of Five Commemorative Circulation Coins...

$2 circulation coin celebrating victory of HMS Shannon over USS Chesapeake is the first salvo in a commemorative circulation coin program also honouring Brock,...

The Coin Analyst: San Francisco Silver Eagle Sets Debut

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek..... When the U.S. Mint issues a special silver eagle set, it is an important numismatic event. On June 7 the...

Royal Canadian Mint Celebrates 100 Years of “The Greatest Outdoor Show...

The Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to introduce beautifully designed and exquisitely crafted collector coins which continue to capture the spirit and excitement of...

Perth Mint King-Sized Kilo Coins Mark Queen’s 60-Year Reign

As a former branch of the Royal Mint, The Perth Mint is honouring its British heritage by releasing two majestic kilo coins to celebrate...

The Coin Analyst: Is “Mint to Demand” the New Normal?

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek..... Some U.S. Mint products have always been essentially made to demand, that is produced to whatever level buyers order, rather...