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...

Gold Market Report – Gold Holds Modest Gains

Commentary for Thursday, October 27, 2016 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed up $2.90 at $1,265.00. The...

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...

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,...

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...

Legend Numismatics Hot Topics – Buyer Beware

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics .......   AUCTION BUYING I want to make it clear - this is not a self serving Hot Topics. I am...

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...

Market Whimsy: The Rational Collector

Imagine that you could have every coin you wanted. What could possibly go wrong? By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker ....   Charles and Hubert's column Market Whimsy,...

The Modern Coin Market is Motivated!

By Jim Bisognani – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .....   While the modern coin market is hot, Ancient world coins an exciting option; Colonial era coins from...

The Coming Collector Coin Supernova and Its Ramifications for World Mints...

An Editorial by Charles Morgan - Editor, CoinWeek.com .....   In July of last year, American publisher Krause Publications released the 10th edition of The Standard...

US Coins & Medals – Playing Cat and Mouse With Lady...

By Jim Bisognani – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .....   Five minute sellout now claiming five times issue price; silver looking to take home gold; "The thing...

Legend Numismatics Hot Topics – True Quality, a Good Dealer &...

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics .......   If you think this Hot Topics sounds like a broken record... yes, it does. I can never say...

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,...

Market Whimsy: Mothers of Invention

Innovative ideas - from architectural marvels to trendsetting bank notes - can occur in unlikely places By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker ....   Charles and Hubert's...

Why Museums Hate Ancient Coins

The Fitzwilliam Museum - Cambridge, England By Mike Markowitz for Coinweek .... Ancient Coin Series   AS COLLECTORS OF ANCIENT COINS, one of the most Frequently Asked Questions we encounter...

Classic US Coins – You Can’t Roller-Skate In This Buffalo Herd

By Jim Bisognani – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .....   Online Auctions Tide Collectors Over – My Five–0 Season Continues Summer 2016 has certainly been busy and eventful....

10 Rare US Gold Coins with Surprising Low/High CAC Populations

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I have written previous articles about CAC population figures. To me, CAC populations help to quantify quality....

Coin Grading – Six “Ruined” US Gold Coin Liberty Head Issues

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The powers that be at PCGS and NGC have never sat down and said “let’s deliberately ruin...

Legend Numismatics Hot Topics – A Bad Culture

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics .......   REALLY? For years now coin doctoring and gradeflation have been two of if not the biggest problems with the...

The Coin Analyst – The New “Golden Age” of Modern U.S....

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ....   Perhaps few topics are more central to numismatics than the designs that appear on the coins we collect. Some...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Why Can’t I Find Coins to Buy...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   That was the exact question Collector X asked me, in a somewhat whiny manner, at a recent...

CoinWeek Q&A with Laura Sperber

Legend Numismatics president Laura Sperber is one of the coin industry's leading dealers of high-end rare coins. She's also one of the industry's most...

The Coin Analyst – Domed Basketball Coins More Likely Miss than...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ....   As reported recently in CoinWeek, a bill (H.R. 4592) was introduced in the House of Representatives on February 23...

US Coin Collecting – Thoughts on Originality

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com ......   “Originality.” It’s one of the most overused terms in all of numismatics. And it’s one of the most misunderstood...

US Coins – Pogue Family Coin Collection, part 16 – ...

1834 Capped Bust Dime. John Reich-5. Rarity-1. Large 4. Mint State-67+ (PCGS). News and Analysis regarding scarce coins,  markets, and the coin collecting community #321 A...

US Gold Coins for Less Than $5,000 Each, Part 7 –...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting  #320 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   The present topic is collecting Classic Head...

Coin Grading – Modern Coins Make Huge Impact on NGC Census

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.... A great roster of new issues in store for 2016, tracking down “Northern Lights” in the moonlight It’s getting...

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...

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...

2015 Year In Review- Insights, Market Analysis From Numismatic Notables

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation....   Holiday Collecting Memories - What’s in store for 2016? As this article posts, Christmas Eve 2015 is at hand!...