Queen Matilda, Platinum Eagle Proof Named Two of CoinWeek’s Best Coin...

By CoinWeek .....   2016 may go down as one of the most captivating years for coin design in recent memory as Mints large and small...

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...

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...

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...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Ten Leading Topics of 2010

News and Analysis on scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #33 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds This is my last column...

Eisenhower Coin & Chronicles Set Available Today – Update ….SOLD OUT

2015 Coin & Chronicles Set - Dwight D. Eisenhower By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Sales for the 2015 Dwight D. Eisenhower Coin and Chronicles Set...

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....

First Read: Mexican Beauty: Un Peso Caballito

First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature.... Essay by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   Mexican...

Modern US Coins – Olympics a Timely Theme for Coin Collectors

Since the United States Mint offered the nation’s first Olympic coins honoring the XXVIII Summer Olympics in 1984 in Los Angeles, the number of...

World Coin Counterfeit Detection – 1928 South African Gold Sovereign

Counterfeit 1928 South Africa Gold Sovereign By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ........   A group of four 1928 South African Sovereigns was recently submitted to NGC all...

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...

WINGS Announces Pre-ANA World’s Fair of Money Free Submission Program

By WINGS Coins, LLC ..... WINGS® Coins announces that for any items submitted at regular price (US$12.50) WINGS® will review an additional item for free...

Editor’s Note – World Mint Directors’ Conference XXIX: A Time for...

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   I've been home about a week from my trip to Thailand where CoinWeek was invited to be a presenter...

Bullion, Coins & Taxes – Indiana Gov. Signs Sales Tax Exemption...

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets....   On March 24, Indiana governor Mike Pence (R) signed into law HB 1046 (source: PDF), which provides for a...

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...

Lyndon B. Johnson Coin & Chronicles Set Available Today (UPDATE: SOLD...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   UPDATE: The 2015 LBJ Coin & Chronicles Set has officially SOLD OUT. According to a notice sent out by...

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,...

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...

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...

The Future of Numismatics

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Many great minds and tireless volunteers are working hard to secure a future for the hobby...

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...

Mike Markowitz: Ancient Coins for Beginners at Whitman Baltimore Coin Expo

By CoinWeek....   If you've ever been fascinated by the rich glamour and history of the ancient world but have yet to make the jump into...

Gem MS-68 1924 Standing Liberty Quarters in FUN Auction

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #363 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Two newsworthy 1924...

PAN to Feature John Mercanti at Fall Coin Show

The Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) have completed arrangements to have retired U.S. Mint Chief Engraver John Mercanti attend the PAN Fall Coin Show...

World Currency – New Australian $5 Banknotes Induce Spew of Negative...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   “Vomit-like” “Clown puke” These are just two of the appalling adjectives being thrown up at the colorful new 2016 Australian $5...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The June 2011 Baltimore Auction, part...

News and Analysis of scarce coins, markets, and the collecting community #57 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds   In my columns of April 6 and of...

U.S. Mint Explains Itself as Truman Coin & Chronicles Set Sells...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   At noon Eastern Standard Time on Tuesday, June 30, the 2015 Harry S. Truman Coin & Chronicles Set (product...

Stack’s Bowers Whitman Baltimore Expo Auction Tops $13.5 Million

Once again, Stack’s Bowers Galleries exceeded expectations with a tremendous showing at the 2016 Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo...

African-Americans on US Coins: Circulating Coins (Part 3)

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   In the past two articles, Hubert and I have catalogued the history of African-American representation...

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...