Modern Coins: 2014 “Florida Natives” American Alligator coin to be released...

By Charles D. Daughtrey .............. Coinciding with the Florida United Numismatists (FUN) convention ModernCoinMart (MCM) is releasing a new coin depicting “Florida Natives”.  The coin,...

The Coin Analyst: The 2013 Season of U.S. Mint Product Sell-Outs...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… As was the case about this time last year, many U.S. Mint coins issued in the past year are...

The Coin Analyst: Should Modern Coins be Graded?

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… I recently met a new coin collector and spent a little time giving him some advice about how to...

Chinese Coins: 2012 Peking Opera Mask Coins

Posted by Peter Anthony on Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .......... Peking Opera is a breathtakingly diverse art form. In 2012 the People's Bank of China released a...

The Coin Analyst: America the Beautiful Silver Coin Series Gathers Steam

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… A string of recent sell-outs of 2013 five-ounce silver America the Beautiful coins, especially the unexpected end of sales...

Modern Coins: The 2014 Silver Panda coins are Here!

People love pandas. Every time a panda in a zoo gives birth, the adorable baby immediately becomes a star on television, newspapers, youtube, etc...

The Coin Analyst: News from the U.S. Mint

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Here is a round-up of news developments from the U.S. Mint and some recommendations for 2013 coins to watch. Commemorative...

Commemorative Coins: Cassie McFarland’s Glove Design a Perfect Fit

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ...........   There’s something about an old ball glove. That’s the sentiment behind San Luis Obispo, California-based artist Cassie...

The Coin Analyst: West Point Sales Revised Lower; CCAC and U.S....

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   West Point set sales revised lower On October 25, late in the day on a Friday, the U.S. Mint confirmed what...

Chinese Coins: Pandas, The Melting Pot

By Peter Anthony  posted on NGC Articles Re-Posted with Permission of The Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ........ Many of the key dates and most valuable pieces of...

Numismatic Books: Collectible Ike Varieties: Facts, Photos and Theories

Author / Editor: Rob Ezerman; David Golan; Herbert Hicks; Gary Hoop; Andrew Oskam; Bill Sanders; Brian Vaile The Ike Group's Top Collectible Varieties and our...

The Coin Analyst: Modern U.S. Coin News Update

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Although there are not as many new releases being issued by the U.S. Mint (www.usmint.gov) as there were earlier...

Australia’s Lost Megabeasts Discovered On Perth Mint Coins

Australia’s pre-historic kangaroo, the Procoptodon, is the first creature to inhabit The Perth Mint’s remarkable new Australian Megafauna coin series. Unveiled in Melbourne by renowned...

The Coin Analyst: “Numismatic” Gold & Silver American Eagle Coins –...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… As the 30th anniversary of both the silver and gold American Eagle Coins in 2016 approaches, it may be...

Finding Ruth: Thoughts on a Family Coin Collection

By Charles Morgan with Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   The drive there was like any other. It was raining, and the kids had been screaming their...

2014 Tokelau Horse Coins Reclassified as Reverse Proof

By Chuck Daughtrey - ModernCoinMart ......... After a series of exchanges, a determination has officially been made that the new 2014 Tokelau one ounce silver...

The Coin Analyst – Modern World Coins: Will Lunar Horse Coins...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Since the summer when the first Lunar Year of the Horse 2014 coin was issued by the small nation...

Stampede of Buffalo Gold Coins

By C. D. Daughtrey ........ Every so often the United States Mint releases a new coin issue that creates quite a buzz in the numismatic...

Royal Canadian Mint sells out all 7,500 of second issue in...

The Royal Canadian Mint issues some commemorative coins with tiny mintages that are unheard of for United States issues—like just 7,500 of a $20...

The Coin Analyst: Are the Chicago ANA Buffalo Reverse Proof Gold...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Leo Freese wrote recently  about the 2013-W Buffalo reverse proof gold coins, specifically those sold and graded at the...

The Coin Analyst: 2013 First Spouse Coins Coming Soon but Long-Term...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Probably no modern U.S. coin series divides collectors as much as the gold First Spouse coins issued by the...

The Coin Analyst: ANA Convention Highlights Include Buffalo Gold Coins and...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… At the recently-concluded American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money in Rosemont, Illinois, the most important coin show of...

The Coin Analyst: Reverse Proof Buffalo Gold Coin Sales Quickly...

 By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… As expected, the most anticipated U.S. gold coin of the year, the 2013-W $50 Reverse Proof Buffalo, is selling...

The Coin Analyst: West Point Set Shipments Delayed by Packaging, According...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ………… West Point set delays A large number of purchasers of the 2013-W West Point silver eagle sets have been frustrated...

The Coin Analyst: Modern World Coin Releases from Great Britain, San...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ………… Modern world coin collectors have to be selective because so many different releases are issued regularly all over the...

The Coin Analyst: American Liberty Coin Series Proposed in New Bill

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ………… On June 27 Rep. Andrew Barr (Republican of Kentucky) introduced H.R. 2535, the American Liberty Coinage and Deficit Reduction...

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

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ………… Summer used to be a slower time for coin collecting, but it is increasingly becoming just as busy as...

Modern Coins Trading at Summer FUN in Orlando July 2013. VIDEO:...

Daniel Kedem, Gainesville Coin Interviewer: David Lisot.......... Modern coins continue to garner a large portion of the market share of coins that trade both at coin...

The Spring 2013 Gold Panda Coins Surge

Guest Article by Jay Feldis on RarePandaCoins Submitted by Jef Andrews ........ February, March, and April were very exciting months for the Chinese coin market, especially...

Modern Coin Collecting: A Commemorative “Key-Date” MS-69 Short Set

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ........ Today we’ll talk about the modern commemorative “key date” MS-69 short set - a set comprised...