What Do Coins at Gravestones Mean?

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Perhaps you’ve seen coins placed on the gravestones at a cemetery before and wondered what the significance of...

Market Report with Jeff Garrett – 2015 ANA World’s Fair Of...

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ...... There is considerable buzz on the bourse floor as the ANA World's Fair of Money is...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 25, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 25, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Q&A: Erik Goldstein Erik J. Goldstein is the senior curator of mechanical arts and numismatics at...

The Coin Analyst: 2015’s Most Profitable Modern Coins

When it comes to modern coins, both U.S. and world issues, the goal of purchasing coins that will perform well in the secondary market...

The Cob Report – Sedwick Treasure, World, and U.S. Coin Auction...

By Cori Sedwick Downing - Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   We’re busy getting ready for our next auction May 18-19, which is quite a production!...

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...

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 Ancient Coin Series: Coinage of Pergamon

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   NOW AND THEN IN HISTORY, economic, political and social forces come together in just the right combination to make a...

CoinWeek Podcast #48: Ron Landis and the Return of the Hobo...

CoinWeek Podcast #48: Ron Landis and the Return of the Hobo Nickel Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...

CoinWeek Podcast #43: Numismatic Books Old and New with Dr. David...

CoinWeek Podcast #43: Numismatic Books Old and New with Dr. David Fanning Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...

A Relative to the Confederate Half Dollar? 6 U.S. Highlights in...

By Cori Sedwick Downing - Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   While Spanish colonial and shipwreck coins make up much of our November Sedwick Treasure Auction ,...

Strong Hammer Prices at Goldberg Auction Reflect Early American Copper Market...

CoinWeek Auction Analysis .....   Led by the Fred Iskra Collection of Large Cents, copper coins made up more than 600 of the 2,600 lots offered...

Counterfeit Coin Detection: 1915-S Panama-Pacific Half Dollar

By Max Spiegel, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) .........   Tool marks, soft design details and dull surfaces help NGC graders identify a counterfeit coins, in this case...

Rainbow Gem 1958-D Quarter at Stack’s Bowers Rarities Night Auction

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   We've written about toned Washington quarters before. Over two years ago, we recognized a beautiful 1951-D...

How Big Is the Rare Coin Counterfeiting Problem?

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The issue of counterfeiting rare coins has been around for a very long time For years, the numismatic industry...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for May 8, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 8, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Money Making: A Brief History of Currency from the British Museum Debate has begun over...

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...

Gold Coins of the Central American Republic: Costa Rica & Guatemala

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #355 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   The CAR gold...

Creation of Coins and Precious Metal Monetary System May Signal ISIS...

UC Riverside political scientist suggests that introduction of coins fits historical pattern of troubled regimes turning to gold as “golden parachute” By University of California,...

2016 Coin and Chronicles Set – Ronald Reagan on Sale October...

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2016 Coin and Chronicles Set - Ronald Reagan (product code 16PA) beginning on October 11...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Building a Type Set of U.S. $10...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #357 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Just seven coins...

Harpers Ferry National Park Quarter Launch Ceremony June 8

By National Park Service .....   Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, in partnership with the United States Mint, invite the public to the official launch of...

World Coins – A History of the Netherlands Gold Ducat: As...

By Dariusz F. Jasek .....   Not long before the first gold ducats were minted, in 1252 the mints of Florence and Genoa started minting florins....

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,...

Million Dollar Coins, Part 3: Half Cents

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #358 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   This discussion is...

Vintage Numismatic Books – U.S. Coin Values and Lists by C....

Photo Credit: American Numismatic Association; CoinWeek By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   The numismatic hobby at the turn of the 20th century was much different than...

Coin Collecting Commentary: Trump and Numismatics

What does the Trump presidency mean for coin collectors? By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The presidential election this year was certainly a...

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...

World Coins – Affordable Fourpence Silver Groats of King Henry VIII

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #361 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Henry VIII is...