Israeli Coin Hoard May Be Ancient Coin Collection

Evidence hints at purposeful storage by date By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   In April of this year, 16 ancient silver shekels and half-shekels were exposed...

In Memoriam: Notable Chicago Coin Dealer Walter Perschke Passes Away at...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .......   “Now is the time to build bridges. When the flood comes, and it will come, you need to be...

Pogue IV Auction Analysis: Why Did You Expect It To Be...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   “We have now one of the huge lots of the evening. The Sultan of Muscat–Childs–Pogue 1804...

ANA Money Museum Catches Gold Fever

The Edward C. Rochette Money Museum, operated by the American Numismatic Association (ANA) in Colorado Springs, has unveiled an expansion of its “California Gold...

NGC Rev. Dr. James Gore King McClure Coin Collection Image Gallery

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has created an online image gallery for the Rev. Dr. James Gore King McClure Coin Collection, a fascinating assemblage of...

US Coin Album – Steel This Cent

By David W. Lange - Research Director, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   A number of years ago, I purchased a strip of webbing for 1943...

Commemorative Coins – Charles Barber’s Influence on the Classic US Commems

By Dan Duncan – Pinnacle-Rarities ......   The works of Charles Barber’s career weren’t fully appreciated until after his death. His coinage was considered pedestrian...

Medals & Tokens – US Mint Allegience Medal

In response to several US Mint facilities joining the Confederacy, Mint Director James Pollack asked all US Mint employees to swear an oath to...

CoinWeek News Wire for May 20, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 20, 2016 Brain Food 1.) From jagged edges to flowers: the origins of currencies The dollar is one of the...

In Memoriam: Peter Nikolaus Schulten MA, 1936–2016

By Fritz Rudolf Künker - Künker GmbH & Company....   The life of numismatist Peter N. Schulten had many facets. While his father Wolfgang Schulten (1904-1996),...

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...

Building a World Class Numismatic Gold Coin Collection: The Josiah K....

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   In my early years of working full time at Stack's in New York, I had the privilege...

Top 10 Women on World Coins, Part 2

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Link to Part 1 5.) Irene of Athens Like much of the Middle Ages, the history of the...

ANA: The Numismatist Adopts HTML for Online Viewing Platform

On May 12, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) announced that it is shifting the online viewing platform for its flagship publication, The Numismatist, to...

PCGS: The 1822 Half Eagle – The Most Legendary Rarity in...

By Ron Guth - Professional Coin Grading Service ......   Of all the U.S. numismatic rarities, the 1822 Half Eagle is one of the purest. It was...

CoinWeek News Wire for May 14, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 14 2016 Brain Food 1.) What Does a Girl Have to Do to Get on a Banknote? They feature portraits...

Daniel Frank Sedwick’s The Cob Report – The SS Central America:...

By Cori Sedwick Downing - Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   Lot 239, Sedwick Treasure Auction #19 Rarely does one random event lead to so much mayhem...

Classic US Coins – The 1892 Columbian Expo Commemorative Half Dollar

By Ron Drzewucki - www.moderncoinwholesale.com ....   Charles E. Barber and George T. Morgan. Coin designers extraordinaire and the sixth and seventh Chief Engravers of the United...

Gold Buffalo and Gold Eagle Coins: Timeless American Design

By Ron Drzewucki - www.moderncoinwholesale.com ....   The United States Mint has really committed itself to the investment-grade bullion game in recent decades, producing and supporting...

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...

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...

Ancient Greek Coins – Front Facing Portraiture

 An apparently unique variety (the only specimen known with this magistrate name) of an extremely rare type. By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC...

Top 10 Women on World Coins, Part 1

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Is there anything better suited to honor the famous figures of history than a coin? Different artifacts...

Anti-Counterfeiting: New Techs Fight Fake Coins

By Steven Cochran for Gainesville Coins ......   As The Royal Mint begins production of a new 12-sided £1 coin made with their recently-patented anti-counterfeiting measures,...

Classic US Coins – The Sultan of Muscat-Watters-Brand-Childs-Pogue 1804 Dollar

1804 Draped Bust Silver Dollar. Class I Original. Bowers Borckardt-304. Proof-68 (PCGS) The Finest Known Example of the King of American Coins Stack's Bowers Pogue IV...

Latin American Coins – Coinage from the Province of La Rioja,...

By Mariano Cohen (translated by Fátima Madonna, edited in English by Daniel Sedwick. Original Spanish edition published in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in the Aportes...

Coin Collecting – What Is ‘Numismatics’?

By Ron Drzewucki - www.moderncoinwholesale.com ....   If you’re new to the hobby or just starting to get serious about coin collecting, some of the lingo...

Professional Numismatists Guild Releases Statement About Upcoming U.S. Currency Design Changes

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) issued a brief statement about the United States Treasury’s recent announcement that it will...

US Paper Money – An Open Letter from Secretary Lew

By Secretary of the Treasury Jacob "Jack" Lew .....   April 20, 2016 When I announced last June that a newly redesigned $10 note would feature a...

US Modern Coin Profiles – 2016-W Gold Mercury Dime Centennial Gold...

Description: The Mercury or Winged Liberty dime (1916-1945) has long stood as an iconic coin the U.S. series. The coin's elegant design draws heavily from the...