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...

Newly Discovered, Unique Dual-Plugged 1795 Silver Dollar Offered by Heritage Auctions

Authenticated by NGC, this discovery coin will be featured in the Heritage Platinum Night Auction at the ANA Anaheim World’s Fair of Money, August...

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...

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...

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...

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...

What’s in Store at the U.S. Mint for 2017? CoinWeek Has...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   If you followed our reporting last Friday concerning the United States Mint's hobby stakeholder forum, then...

CoinWeek IQ: Type Peace Dollar CAC Price Analysis

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   It’s been awhile since we’ve dug into a bit of coin market analysis and we thought...

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...

First Read: A Guide Book of Modern United States Dollar Coins

First Read, a continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature... Review by Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek ..... A new era in...

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...

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...

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...

Classic US Coins: 1870-S Coins for Budget-Minded Collectors

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #354 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   In the realm...

World Paper Money – Swiss Love Banknotes, Rebuff Plastic

As the world continues to adopt electronic methods of payment, Switzerland embraces the regular use of paper currency By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   At a...

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...

CoinWeek IQ: Original vs. Non-Original Gold Coin Surfaces – 4K Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azmwqNSoaxQ At the 2016 American Numismatic Association's (ANA) World's Fair of Money, CoinWeek caught up with Douglas Winter. Doug is an acclaimed author, blogger, and leading...

Silver Coins of Gran Colombia: One Real (12½¢) and Two Reales

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #359 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Gran Colombia was...

Krause Announces 2017 Coin of the Year Award Nominees

Australia and Canada have the most nominations in the annual Coin of the Year Award competition By Krause Publications .....   The first round of voting for...

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...

Bullion & Precious Metal News – Why Islamic Gold Demand May...

Islamic Gold Dinar By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   One major development in the global gold market over the last decade has been the liberalization...

Coin Profiles – Unique and Unusual Numismatic Items – Electrotype 1804...

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek .........   A new type of the 1804 Dollar, which is often referred to as "The King of American Coins," was...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Heritage Sues Christie’s for Copyright Infringement and Fraud

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Monday, December 12, the Dallas-based coin and collectibles auction company Heritage Auctions announced that it was suing Christie’s...

The Coin Analyst – Should the U.S. Return to the...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ......   August 15 marks the 45th anniversary of the end of the gold standard. In 1971 President Richard M. Nixon...

Government’s Case to Confiscate Langbord-Switt 1933 Double Eagles Crumbles

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   Three-judge ruling in Langbord et al v. U.S. Department of the Treasury et al puts renewed spotlight on 10...

It’s War! Heritage v. Christie’s Alleges Computer Fraud, Copyright Infringement

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   As reported last month by CoinWeek, Heritage Auctions filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court, Northern District...