Classic U.S. Coins for less than $500 each: Draped Bust Half...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #329 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ......   Draped Bust half cents...

Ancient Coins: The Beginning of Coinage

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection .........   The Beginning of Coinage Shown with expressive and diverse imagery today, ancient coins started from...

German 5 Euro Planet Earth Coin Debuts in Time for Earth...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   The German Mint has released the innovative five-euro "Planet Earth" coin just in time for Earth Day on April...

Modern Commemoratives – 50th Anniversary Apollo 11 Coin Bill Passes House

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Monday, December 5, the United States House of Representatives passed legislation authorizing the production and sale of commemorative...

CoinWeek IQ: Currency Notes with Personality, Feat. Dr. Don Kagin, Ph.D....

CoinWeek IQ: Analysis and Insights from the editors of CoinWeek.com .....   One of the most interesting and complex areas of American Numismatics is the study...

CoinWeek: Exclusive Pogue IV Preview – 1804 Dollar and 1822 Gold...

In May, Stack's Bowers and Sotheby's team up once again to offer the fantastic coins of the D. Brent Pogue Family Coin Collection. This...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 23, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 23, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Q&A: James Halperin How did a pair of college dropouts who were business rivals come...

Greater Houston Coin Club – Annual Winners Named (Photo Gallery)

By CoinWeek Staff Reports .....   The Greater Houston Coin Club has announced the winner's of this year's club awards. Receiving the honors are collectors Mike...

ICTA: Minnesota Law Targeting Coin Dealers Amended

ICTA Led Industry Effort Revises Most Troublesome Aspects of State Law By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ......   Minnesota governor Mark Dayton (D) recently signed the...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 7, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for October 7, 2016 Brain Food 1.) ANA Unveils Treasures In Your Pocket In 2014 a collector discovered a 1969-S Lincoln cent in...

Revamped PNG Website Adds NGC Price Guide

The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) has revamped its website so that collectors now can conveniently find on one site the current retail values of...

African-Americans on US Coins: Representation & Discovery (Part 1)

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   When we sit down to write, we have a few guiding principles. One of our basic...

CoinWeek Podcast #36: Donn Pearlman talks 1913 Nickels, Numismatic Writing, and...

CoinWeek Podcast #36: Donn Pearlman talks 1913 Nickels, Numismatic Writing, and a Hobby in Transition Few in the coin industry have been as successful in bringing...

First Read: Numismatic Archaeology of North America: A Field Guide

First Read, a continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature... Review by Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   Numismatic Archaeology of North...

Classic U.S. Coin for Less Than $500 Each, Part 26: Capped...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #360 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   This series of...

CoinWeek News Wire for May 27, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 27, 2016 Brain Food 1.) There is help for stranded currency Did you recently arrive home from abroad with foreign...

Buying Rare Coins: Numismatics and Credit

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) .....   The use of credit for numismatic purposes is not a bad thing, but must be used...

Numismatic Education – ANA Activities Celebrate National Coin Week

From the nation’s founding to the modern era, depictions of Liberty have been fundamental to American coin design. Because 2016 marks the centennial anniversary...

CoinWeek Weekly Coin & Currency News Roundup – April 8, 2016

By Coinweek ....   This week, we visit Peruvian counterfeiters, tour the Karlsruhe Mint in Germany and find out whether those coin counting machines at your...

CoinWeek Weekly Coin & Currency News Roundup – April 1, 2016

By Coinweek ....   Hello, and welcome back to CoinWeek's weekly roundup of the strange and off-center in coin and currency news. Today's roundup happens to...

English Gold Noble Coins of King Edward III (1327-77)

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #342 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Polish American Numismatic Society Changes Tour of Eastern Europe

By Polish-American Numismatic Society .....   The Polish-American Numismatic Society (PANS) “Numismatic Educational Trip” has been revised to three countries, Poland, Lithuania and Latvia from May...

Strange $180k Theft from Royal Canadian Mint

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   The Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) is alleging that one of its former employees gradually smuggled $180,000 CAD (approximately...

Numismatic Crime – NCIC Weekly Bulletin, April 28

News and Alerts Concerning Numismatic Crime for the Month of April By Numismatic Crime Information Center ......   Vehicle Burglarized Below is a list of US coins and...

Turtles and Tortoises on Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   A hare one day ridiculed the short feet and slow pace of the Tortoise, who replied, laughing:...

ANA Summer Seminar Highlights Area Attractions, Numismatic Offerings

The American Numismatic Association's (ANA) premier educational event, Summer Seminar, is a great vacation for the whole family. While the studious collector is in...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 17, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 17, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Look closely at your change Another day she was picking up some hamburgers at a...

CoinWeek’s Weekly Coin and Currency News Roundup – March 11, 2016

By Coinweek ....   Welcome to the latest edition of CoinWeek's Weekly Coin and Currency News Roundup. In this series we recap some of the cool,...

Eight Years After Seizure, Feds to Return Liberty Dollars to Owners

CoinWeek Staff Reports....   Millions of dollars worth of property seized in 2007 to be returned at some point in the near future... On August 14, 2015,...

PCGS Bounty for Five Legendary Coins Totals $50,000

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) is extending the $10,000 reward offered for the 1964-D Peace Dollar to four additional coins, bringing the bounty up...