Collecting Modern Coins: Much has changed in recent years.

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the NGC Weekly Market Report ….. Huge prices for finest knowns are just part of the modern coin market. For most...

Numismatic Housekeeping: Summer Edition

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Now that the Fourth of July is just around the corner, it’s time for another round...

The Coin Analyst: West Point Graded Sets Moving Up; Baseball Coin Semi-Finals

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   More on West Point graded sets While buyers of the 2013 West Point American Silver Eagle coin sets wait for the U.S. Mint to...

The Coin Analyst: West Point Set Sales End at the Mint, as Graded Set...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   On June 6 the U.S. Mint ended sales of the special two-coin American Silver Eagle set marking the 75th anniversary of the West...

The Coin Analyst: Modern World Coin News Round-Up

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… New coins from Vatican City, Ireland, and Canada are featured in this installment of the modern world coin news round-up. Vatican City’s Sede Vacante...

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

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Allocations lifted on White Mountain coins and 1/10th ounce American Gold Eagles On May 28 the U.S. Mint (www.usmint.gov) announced to its network of...

John Maben Talks About the New 2013 West Point Silver Eagle Set. VIDEO: 6:05

John Maben, CEO, Modern Coin Mart Interviewer: David Lisot....... John Maben owns a company that specializes in selling modern coins. He talks about the new innovative finish...

US Mint Releases New 2013 West Point Silver Eagle Set. VIDEO: 3:49

Marc Landry, Plant Manager, US Mint, Philadelphia Interviewer: David Lisot The United States Mint continues its efforts to create new and interesting numismatic collectibles. Marc Landry...

The Coin Analyst: West Point Silver Eagle Set Sales Break First-Day Records

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Sales of the West Point Silver Eagle sets began at noon on May 9. According to David Harper of Numismatic News , during the...

The Coin Analyst: White Mountain Five-Ounce Silver Numismatic Coin Available May 16, as America...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ....   After a three-month delay while the Mint determined mintage levels for the coins, the first 2013 five-ounce silver America the Beautiful coin for...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint to Release West Point Silver Eagle Set May 9

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… This spring is shaping up as a busy period for the U.S. Mint and an exciting, albeit expensive one for collectors of modern...

The Coin Analyst: American Liberty Circulating Commemorative Proposal Aims to Revitalize Modern American Coinage

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   If there is one idea for improving American coin designs that appears to command a broad consensus among collectors of American coins, it...

The Coin Analyst: 2013 Gold Libertads a Great Choice for Buyers

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… As regular readers of this column probably know, I believe one of the best ways to acquire gold and silver is to buy...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Surveys Customers about Possible Special Sets in 2014 to...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… John F. Kennedy remains one of the most admired and beloved presidents in American history as the 50th anniversary...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint’s New Laser Frosting Technique Pushes the Envelope in Coin...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Modern U.S. numismatic coins have until recently tended to be more conservative in their use of newer technologies. But...

The Coin Analyst: Baseball Commemorative Coins Expected to Draw Widespread Interest

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… The U.S. commemorative coin program has been in the doldrums to some extent for the past couple of years....

Record $86,654 for Silver Eagle at GreatCollections

1995-W $1 Graded by PCGS Realizes $86,654.70; Over 100 Bids Received A perfect Silver Eagle graded Proof-70 DCAM by PCGS was sold at auction today...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Creates New Finish for American Silver Eagles

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… In May or June the U.S. Mint (www.usmint.gov) will begin taking orders for a special two-coin West Point American...
Design of US Palladium Coin

The Coin Analyst: Palladium Eagle’s Future Uncertain Following Release of Report to Congress

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   On March 1, the U.S. Mint delivered to the Senate Banking Committee and House Committee on Financial Services a...

Aurora Australis Glows on Perth Mint Coin: First Ever glow-in-the-dark Coin

The Perth Mint has combined traditional craftsmanship with special phosphorescence technology to release its first ever glow-in-the-dark coin. The unique ink substance, which absorbs photons...

The Coin Analyst: Latest Developments at the U.S. Mint

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Update on U.S. Mint Price Increases On March 5 the U.S. Mint’s Michael White, who serves in the Mint’s Office...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Raises Premiums on Precious Metal Coins as Metal Prices...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Last year the U.S. Mint saw its numismatic revenue decline by a third as a result of declining sales of...

The Coin Analyst: Mexico’s Silver Libertad Coins Offer Great Opportunity for Collectors

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… There is, quite simply, no better world bullion coin from a long-term value perspective than the Mexican Silver Libertad, in...

The Land Down Under Rises To The Top

The Perth Mint unveiled its highly anticipated The Land Down Under collector coin series in Berlin at an exclusive event during the prestigious World...

The Coin Analyst: Silver Maple Leaf Supplies Dwindling and Other World Bullion Coin News

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   With all the excitement surrounding the U.S. Mint recently, some modern coin enthusiasts may not be aware of important new...

Royal Canadian Mint Rings in 2013 With New Collector Coins Celebrating Canadian Heritage and...

100th Anniversary of Canadian Arctic Expedition; the 100 year-old Winnipeg Art Gallery’s Inuit Art Collection; O Canada subscription series; and 2013 World Baseball ClassicTM...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Sells Out of 2013 Silver Eagles and Keeps Collectors...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Collecting modern U.S. coins just got a lot more interesting. During the past week there have been a series of...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Raises Prices on Some 2013 Silver Coin Products

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek ......... On January 15 the U.S. Mint  published a notice in the Federal Register announcing new, higher prices for some 2013...

PCGS Picks Top 100 Modern Coins, Offers Reward For 1964-D Peace Dollar

Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) has released its first annual listing of the "PCGS Top 100 Modern United States Coins"  and the controversial 1964-D...

The Coin Analyst: 2012 U.S. Mint Coin Sell-Outs Help Support Modern Coin Market

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Modern U.S. coin collectors often seem to have what could be called a Rodney Dangerfield problem. They can’t get any respect...