Ancient Roman Coins of the Muses

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   The Mint of the Roman Republic operated under the supervision of magistrates known as the Tresviri Aere Argento...

Dell Loy Hansen Partners with David Lawrence Rare Coins

David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) has come together with one of the most prominent rare coin collectors of our time, Dell Loy Hansen, to...

PMG Grades Mismatched Serial Number Error on US $20 Bill

A woman who made a purchase at the January 2020 Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Show in Orlando got an unexpected bonus in her change:...

Grading Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   FEW TOPICS IN CLASSICAL numismatics provoke more ferocious argument than the grading of ancient coins. Among collectors of...

Professional Numismatists Guild Reports Hundreds of Rare Coin Record Prices in...

The emphasis in the United States rare coin market in 2019 was again on superb quality and exceptional rarity with hundreds of record prices...

Sedwick Treasure Auction 27 Now Online

Treasure, World, U.S. Coin and Paper Money Auction 27 Live on the Internet: Wednesday-Friday, May 27-29, 2020 Click Here   By Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC ......   We are all...

NGC Ancients – Surface Quality Important for Ancient Coins

By NGC Ancients .....   The evaluation of surface quality is paramount to establishing the overall quality of an ancient coin. Surface quality plays a significant role...

NGC to Showcase Stunning Toned GSA Hoard Morgan Dollars at FUN...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) will display selections from Toneddollars' high-ranking NGC Registry sets of GSA Hoard Morgan dollars at the 2020 Florida United Numismatists...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series – The Decline and Fall of Macedon

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz....   Abandoned finally by all, the king surrendered himself to the Romans. Brought before the consul’s council, the king...

Coins of Medieval Hungary: Part 2

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   Link to Part I When King Andrew III, last survivor of Hungary’s Árpád dynasty, died without an heir in 1301,...

Ancient Lydian Light Series Stater, Other Gold Coins New at Atlas...

By Atlas Numismatics ......   We hope this update finds you doing well and staying healthy. While we continue working remotely and monitoring the ongoing situation, Atlas Numismatics...

Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Silver Dollar on Sale August 18

The United States Mint will accept orders for 2020 Women’s Suffrage Centennial Silver Dollar products beginning at noon EDT on August 18, the 100th...

U.S. Coin Patterns for Less than $5,000 Each, Pt. 2: Two...

Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #345 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   It has already been explained, in Part 15 of a...

A Letter From NGC’s Mark Salzberg

I have been in the collectibles industry for more than 40 years. In that time, I have seen many market peaks and valleys —...

Gem 1893 Morgan Dollar, FB 1919-S Mercury Dime Highlights of David...

By David Lawrence Rare Coins  ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1072 offers a lovely Key S-mint Mercury dime, a registry-quality Morgan dollar, a lovely early $5...

World Coin Auctions – Heritage to Offer Special Collection of Frankfurt...

Our third highlighted monthly World and Ancient coin auction in as many weeks features A Special Collection of Frankfurt Coins, minted for the Free...

The Uniquely American Appeal of the $3 Indian Princess Gold Coin

By Blanchard and Company, Inc ......   In 1854, United States Mint Chief Engraver James B. Longacre reached a milestone in his career. For the first...

FBI: The Case of the Corrupt Coin Dealer

By Federal Bureau of Investigation ....   Fraudster Targeted Elderly Victims Financial fraud comes in all shapes and sizes. And while corporate criminals, inside traders, and Ponzi...

Jeff Garrett: The Difference a Point Makes in Certified Coins

With the popularity of online set registries, coin collecting has become a competitive sport   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Sometimes one point...

Scarce Half Cents of Falls Church Collection at David Lawrence Rare...

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Auctions  ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1122 consists of 200 brand NEW lots plus 50 Vault Values and 55 No...

Coin Designer Joel Iskowitz Wins Award for Borinqueneers Congressional Gold Medal

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   The prolific Joel Iskowitz, a Master Designer at the United States Mint, is responsible for over 30 coins and over...

Jim Bisognani: The Tale of Two Washingtons

A bureaucratic struggle behind the scenes in 1931 decided how the first US president would be portrayed on coins for years to come   By Jim...

Bread & Betrayal: The Last Supper – 2nd 2016 Biblical Series...

The Scottsdale Mint’s Biblical Coin Series pays tribute to the remarkable stories that have captured hearts and souls for centuries. As the second coin...

Heritage Auctions: Dresden Collection of Hispanic and Brazilian Proclamation Medals

The newest monthly world coin auction from Heritage spotlights the Dresden Collection of Hispanic and Brazilian Proclamation Medals. This spectacular collection includes 150 lots, 90%...

Fresh Gem Quality 1795 Eagle Highlights Legend Rare Coin Auctions 31st...

Stunning Coin a Historic Trophy of American Numismatics Legend Rare Coin Auctions is honored to have been consigned and is proud to offer one of...

Ancient Coins Star in $3.3M CICF Heritage-Gemini Auction

Outstanding ancient coins brought strong prices in the just-concluded 2011 April Heritage-Gemini Signature Ancient Coins Auction, which took place at the Chicago International Coin...

Mint State 1892-CC Morgan Dollar Brings $1,200 at GreatCollections.com

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, January 12, bidding ended on GreatCollections for this 1892-CC Morgan dollar graded MS-62 by NGC. Hammer price was $1,351 with...

Husak Large Cents Soar Past $10.7 Million At Heritage’s $25 Million...

The auction room was jammed with hundreds of bidders before the first lot of the Large Cent Collection of Walter Husak was offered...

NGC-Certified 1907 High Relief Double Eagle Sells for $660,000 at Heritage...

An exceptional 1907 High Relief Double Eagle certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) realized $660,000 in the Heritage US Coins Signature Auction held from September 18-20,...

Four Lucky Collectors Split PCGS Bounty for “First Discovery” of 2019-W...

Two of the fortunate finders located “Early Circulation” examples Four lucky collectors in Arkansas, Louisiana, Maryland, and Mississippi were the first to submit to Professional...