How to Store Your Coins

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr.   Now that you own some nifty coins, how will you keep them safe and store them? In our previous installment we...

Is It Ever OK to Clean Coins?

  By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. for CoinWeek....   Some types of coin cleaning might very well improve a coin’s appearance, while most other methods may actually damage...

The Coin Analyst: 2015 Sellouts of U.S. Mint Coins and Whether...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   2015, like 2012 before it, was a year in which numerous U.S. Mint products sold out of their maximum mintages...

The US Government Has Rigged Precious Metals Markets For 80 Years!

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com …….. By now, I suspect that many of you have heard about the 60 Minutes program two...

The Future of Our Hobby

The following is a white paper that was submitted to the American Numismatic Association in conjunction with the ANA's 2019 Future of Numismatics Forum. By...

The More Gold And Silver Prices Are Suppressed, The Higher They...

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com As I explained in my last column, the German Constitutional Court on Wednesday concurred with the...

What Do the 2017 Enhanced Uncirculated Set Sales Numbers Mean?

By CoinWeek Staff Reports .....   The Mint came prepared. Sales for the 2017 Enhanced Uncirculated Set began at noon Eastern Time on August 1, and in...

Classic US Gold: Where Are All the Great Coins?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I recently read a quote from a well-known dealer who (and I'm paraphrasing) stated that today’s...

The Coin Analyst: The First Spouse Gold Series (2007-2016) – A...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   The $10 First Spouse half-ounce gold coin series, which debuted in 2007 and ends this year, is a topic I...

When It Comes to Ancient Coins, How Old Is Old Enough...

By Wayne Sayles – Ancient Coins Collecting Blog ......   The classification of cultures generally tracks along two interrelated lines: chronological and geographical. For centuries,  collectors...

Beware of Defects on Coins

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. for CoinWeek... A defect is a defect no matter how slight the seller proclaims it. And that same “slight’ defect will...

What Does the Silver Supply Deficit Mean for Markets?

Silver Supply Price Commentary by Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   One of the running themes of the silver market since the economy recovered from...

A Half Century of Coin Market Trends

By Mark Ferguson – www.MFrarecoins.com                 I was recently involved in a discussion with a collector about historic coin market trends.  He was fascinated with...

Reflecting on 25 Years in Coin Collecting

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com .....   My journey into coin collecting began in late November 1992 in a most ordinary way. At 11 years old,...

Modern Legal Tender Silver Bullion Coins – The Big Three

By Richard Schwary - Ask The Expert about silver bullion coins - www.golddealer.com ......   The Big Three when it comes to legal tender silver bullion coins...

Exploring Tokens & Medals Through the Eyes of a Longtime Coin...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com .....   I’ve been rediscovering the joys of tokens & medals lately. I say “rediscovering” because I've actually been accumulating them--along...

Bullowa 1799 Silver Dollars Enhance Auction & Bring Strong Prices

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #393 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Though far from being...

The Coin Analyst: Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Prices Move...

The Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Program continues to perform well in the secondary market. Will this trend continue? By Louis Golino for CoinWeek Modern commemorative...

The Global War Against Collectors of Ancient Coins

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   By including antiquities within the political construction “cultural property” nationalist retentionist cultural policies often claim all antiquities from beneath,...

Market Strategies and Asset Allocation – Billionaires Buying Rare Coins

Coin Market Strategies and Analysis by Jeff Garrett - Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .......... What is motivating 'smart money' to turn to numismatics? One of most interesting and...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Collecting Modern Coins

News and Analysis on coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #24 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds The purpose this week is to put...

The Coin Analyst: Why I Stopped Collecting First Spouse Gold Coins

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek  In numerous pieces for this column over the past couple years, I have been to a large extent an advocate for the...

New 14-Year American Innovation Dollar Coin Program Proposed

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On September 14, U.S. Representative James A. Himes (D-CT4) introduced the American Innovation $1 Coin Act...

Opinion: The PCGS and NGC Dust Up Shows Market Realities

Image Composite: Heritage Auctions | Ron Drzewucki | CoinWeek By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   On January 17, NGC Chairman Mark Salzberg published an...

Looking Back: Four Areas of Strength in the 2017 Rare Date...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   On a 1-10 scale in the rare date gold market, I would rate 2017 as a...

Commentary: Coin Market Isn’t Cooling Down This Fall

Yellow metal's acceleration is drawing gold bugs back to the market By Jim Bisognani - NGC Contributor ........   Cooler temperatures at night here in New England...

For Coin Collectors and Investors, a Competent Appraisal is a Necessity

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr.....   Foolish is the individual who travels the highway of life without a Last Will and Testament. Just as imprudent is the...

The Psychology of Coin Collecting

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr.....   What does psychology have to do with coin collecting? Collectors have one distinct advantage over non-collectors. The hobby of coin collecting--and it...

Internet Sales Tax? Supreme Court Ruling Alarming

  Numismatists should be worried about how the hobby will be affected by a labyrinth of tax rules By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC)...

Rare Gold Coins for less than $5000 each, Part 2: Commemorative...

 Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #214 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds …….. The present...