ANA Selects Host Cities for 2020 and 2021 World’s Fair of...

Site selection for the 2020 and 2021 World’s Fair of Money was a major topic of discussion during meetings of the American Numismatic Association’s...

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...

Canada Melts First Circulating Canadian Gold Coins

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   In 2012, the Bank of Canada announced the sale of 30,000 hand-selected specimens from a hoard of about 245,000...

What Is a Rare Coin Broker & How Does He Help...

By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   A rare coin broker acts similarly to any other broker. Just as a real estate broker or...

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...

Sedwick Treasure Auctions: The Cob Report – Bank Error in Your...

By Cori Sedwick Downing - Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   If you love U.S. coins and enjoy a good story, check out lots 267-282 in...

U.S. Coin Patterns for Less than $5,000 Each, Pt. 3: Three...

Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #351 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   This is the third in a series on collecting U.S....

Canada Law Enforcement Agencies Seek Missing $1,000 Banknotes

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   Currency crime is a serious issue for many nations around the world, including Canada, which reports that hundreds of...

The Modern Hobby of Ancient Coins – A CoinWeek Exclusive...

By CoinWeek....   Harlan J. Berk founded the company that bears his name in 1964, but like so many other numismatists, he actually got his start...

Numismatic Quick Hits: 1804 Dollar Presentation + Mt.Gox No More +...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   CoinWeek Gets Exclusive Rights to Film 1804 Dollar Presentation As reported last week, author and researcher Mark Ferguson will...

4K Video of the Rare 1974-D Aluminum Cent – CoinWeek Exclusive

At the 2016 American Numismatic Association's (ANA) World's Fair of Money, the United States Mint gave attendees a chance to view the recently discovered...

Kolbe & Fanning Sale 140 on Nov. 7

Kolbe & Fanning’s latest catalogue has been published. Our Sale 140, featuring selections from the library of Stephen Epstein, among other properties. The sale...

Appeals Court Rules for U.S. Gov’t in Langbord 1933 Double Eagle...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   A little over one year after the Philadelphia United States Attorney’s Office filed a petition with the Third Circuit...

CoinWeek Weekly Coin & Currency News Roundup – March 27, 2016

By Coinweek ....   Another week has passed so it's time once again for the CoinWeek Weekly Coin and Currency News Roundup. Here we catch up...

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...

Ancient Coins – Charon’s Obol Coins for the Dead

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   My advice for those who die, Declare the pennies on your eyes -- The Beatles, “Taxman”, Revolver (1966) IN THE...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1793 Flowing Hair Large Cent

Counterfeit large cents - 1793 Flowing Hair Cent - Tooling Marks; Raised Lines By Max Spiegel, NGC ........   The first coins struck by the United States Mint...

ANA: Make Plans Today to Attend the Orlando National Money Show

Make plans now to attend the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) National Money Show in Orlando for the best selection of collectibles in the United...

Northwest Territorial Mint Bankrupt, Bullion Buyers May Lose Millions

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   In what began as a dispute between a landlord and his tenant has exploded into a...

The History of the First Third-Party Coin Grading Service – ANACS

By Tom DeLorey for CoinWeek.com ....   Many collectors nowadays are afraid to buy any coin not already graded and encapsulated by a third-party grading service...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series – Horses on Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   MORE THAN ANY OTHER ANIMAL (except perhaps the dog), the horse is beloved for its strength, intelligence,...

CoinWeek Podcast #45: Can the U.S. Mint Compete in the Current...

CoinWeek Podcast #45: Can the U.S. Mint Compete in the Current Coin Climate & The 2016 Election's Effect on Gold Mobile phone users. Stream this...

CoinWeek Podcast #29: Talking German Coins with Ron Guth – Audio:...

CoinWeek Podcast #29: Talking German Coins with Ron Guth Germany's numismatic history offers adventurous collectors large helpings of variety and complexity, but where does one...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 30, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 30, 2016 Brain Food 1.) The evolution of money in its many forms In his new book The Curse of...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: The Christianization of Roman Coinage

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   We speak sometimes of the Roman religion as though it possessed a firm basis, but in fact it was...

Coin Profiles – Hobo Nickels

The hobo nickel is a sculptural art form involving the creative modification of small-denomination coins, essentially resulting in miniature bas reliefs. The nickel, because...

How to Start a Coin Collection

Coin collecting offers many opportunities, and with patience you will probably find a series or issue that will be exciting and profitable to collect By...

U.S. Mint Coin Sales – American Gold Eagle Proof Coins Debut

Solid sales for American Silver Eagle bullion coins last week By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Thursday, March 17, the United States Mint began offering...

Rare US Coins – Glass Cent Pattern Discovered

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Amid the nationwide mobilization effort for the Second World War, the United States Mint was forced to explore...