Ancient Coins – Another New Roman Coin Type Discovered by...

NGC Ancients has certified a previously unknown denarius of Nerva By David Vagi, Director, NGC Ancients ......   About two years ago NGC Ancients shared the discovery...

Classic US Coins – A Design Analysis of the 1964 Morgan...

By Leroy Van Allen, Special for CoinWeek .....   In November, Charles Morgan, Editor of CoinWeek, sent me an e-mail with three overall photographs of the...

Smithsonian Celebrates Opening of New National Numismatic Collection Exhibit

By Harvey Stack and Charles Morgan for CoinWeek....   AN EXHIBIT TO BE REMEMBERED On July 15, 2015 the National Numismatic Collection was returned to the displays at...

U.S. Mint Seeks Industry, Collector Insights at Numismatic Forum

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   On October 13, 2016, the United States Mint hosted a daylong forum with industry stakeholders at...

CCAC to Discuss 2018 America the Beautiful Quarter Design Candidates

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On Monday, June 27, the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a three-hour public meeting at Gaylord Hall on...

2016 American Eagle 1 Oz Silver Uncirculated Coin Available December 1

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2016 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin (product code 16EG) starting on December 1...

Divers Discover $4.5 Mil More 1715 Fleet Gold off Florida Coast

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   It’s been one heck of a treasure hunting season for Brent Brisben. On Wednesday, August 19, Brisben--owner and operator (along...

Millions of Ancient Chinese Copper Coins Discovered

Researchers sift through huge piles of the copper coins. Source: ecns.cn By Everett Millman for Gainesvillecoins.com....   Most of the time when we hear about a large...

World Coin Shows – Rare 2002 Canada Cent Selling for $7000...

By Toronto Coin Expo ....   The Toronto Coin Expo, Canada’s premiere coin and banknote show, returns to the Toronto Reference Library at 789 Yonge St....

First Read: The Gold Indians of Bela Lyon Pratt by Allan...

First Read, a continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature... Review by Charles Morgan for CoinWeek ..... The Gold Indians of...

The Pobjoy Mint – A History of Coin Design Innovations

From the development of the world’s first man-made precious metal, Virenium, to the world’s highest relief coin, Pobjoy Mint are renowned for their innovation...

Senate Passes 50th Anniversary Apollo 11 Commemorative Coin Bill

Next stop, President Obama's desk By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On Saturday, December 10, the United States Senate passed the Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin...

That First Magical Coin – How Coin Collectors Got Their Start

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .......   I remember that fateful day in November 1992 like it was yesterday. It was the day a well-worn, chocolate-brown...

Pogue, Part 1: Postmortem, Dealer Take-Aways, and the Sale as an...

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   A light round of applause met the $2,000,000 hammer price that lot 1128--a rare 1808 quarter eagle--brought at Stack's...

Coin Shop Triple Murder Suspects Arrested

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   A man and a woman suspected in the December 17 murder of a Jackson, Mississippi coin shop owner and his...

Interpreting Auction Prices for PCGS & NGC “MS-66” Barber Quarter Type...

News and Analysis of scarce coins,  markets, and the coin collecting community #330 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ......   This discussion is aimed at...

Controversy Over Animal Fat Used to Manufacture New UK 5 Pound...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Tallow: The white nearly tasteless solid rendered fat of cattle and sheep used chiefly in soap,...

European Central Bank Ends Production, Issuance of €500 Banknote

By European Central Bank.....   ECB has decided to discontinue production and issuance of €500 banknote Europa series of euro banknotes will not include the...

Latvia Issues Innovative Ringed Collector Coin “The Earth”

By Bank of Latvia ....   On Thursday, 22 December, the Bank of Latvia is issuing a new 5 euro collector coin "The Earth", innovative and...

APMEX a Top 500 Internet Retailer 2nd Year in a Row

By CoinWeek ......   For the second year in a row, Internet bullion and collector coin retailer American Precious Metals Exchange, known more widely as APMEX,...

Canadian Coins Advanced $1 AND $2 Design Win BEST NEW COIN...

The Royal Canadian Mint overcame strong competition today from Britain’s Royal Mint and the Mint of Finland to win the inaugural Best New Coin...

Win 500 Ounces of Silver in APMEX & Royal Mint Britannia...

Enter for your chance to win a sealed Monster Box containing 500 of The Royal Mint’s 2016 1 oz Silver Britannia bullion coins In continued...

Paper Money – Tactile Features Coming to United States Currency

Tactile features and more contrast will be added to the Federal Reserve Note in an effort to aid the blind and visually impaired in...

World Paper Money – New Zealand’s New $5 Bill Wins International...

By Reserve Bank of New Zealand ....   New Zealand’s new "Brighter Money" $5 note has been named Banknote of the Year in a prestigious international...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 28, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for October 28, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Is It Illegal to Deface US Currency? While this video may be ridiculously awesome, because Bill...

World Coins – China Replaces 1 Yuan Note, Other Small Bills...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   The Chinese one-yuan note is about to fold as the new one-yuan coin replaces the paper currency. Many hail...

U.S. Congress Passes Breast Cancer Commemorative Coin Bill

Bill now heads to Oval Office for president's signature By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   UPDATE: President Obama signed the bill into law on April 29. On...

50 State Quarters Designs Replace Confederate Flags under Congressional Office in...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   Designs from the 50 State Quarters program will soon adorn the subway halls below a United States Capitol office...

PCGS Giving Away 30 Morgan Dollars in 30 Days

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) is turning 30, and as part of the celebration PCGS will be giving away 30 Morgan silver dollars over...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 9, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 9, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Plough uncovers major hoard of Roman coins A WONDERFUL collection of 120 Roman Imperial coins was...