The Gold Coins of San Francisco, Part V: “With Motto” Half...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Links to Earlier Parts: $1 Gold | $2.50 Quarter Eagle | $3 Gold | $5 No Motto...

Classic US Gold Coins – The Newbie’s Lament: What Should I...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   For new collectors of vintage United States gold coins, one of the most puzzling questions to...

Notable Notes: The “Lincoln Porthole” $5 Silver Certificate

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   This article marks the debut of a new regular segment called “Notable Notes”, in which we profile a particularly...

Stay Alert – Recent Numismatic Crime You Should Be Aware Of

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Suspects Change Theft Pattern/MO During the past 45-60 days, NCIC has seen a...

Stack’s Bowers Presents Extremely Rare 1822 Capped Bust Half Dollar in...

1822 Capped Bust Half Dollar. O-105. Rarity-3. MS-66 (PCGS). CAC An incredible and superior Gem surely destined for a top-tier PCGS Registry Set or cabinet...

Friendly Little Ghost Latest CIT Big Gold Minting Coin

Golden Little Ghost Palau. 1 dollar. N. d. (2019). Gold .9999. 0.5 g. Silk finish. 13.92 mm. Mintage: 15,000. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse...

New Coin Commemorates 25th Anniversary of Beloved Children’s Book Guess How...

With over 47 million copies sold worldwide in 57 languages, Guess How Much I Love You, written by Sam McBratney and illustrated by Anita...

Tips for Buyers of Ancient Coins

By Wayne Sayles - Ancient Coin Collecting .....   Some ACCG (Ancient Coin Collectors Guild) members have asked what they can do to assure that the...

Operators of U.S. Coin Bullion, LLC to Plead Guilty to More...

By the United States Attorney's Office, Middle District of Florida ......   United States Attorney Maria Chapa Lopez announces that brothers Salvatore Esposito (47, Orlando) and...

Netherlands Celebrates 100 Years of Dutch Aviation, World’s Oldest Operating Airline

By Coin & Currency Institute ......   The Royal Dutch Mint's first official Netherlands commemorative coins of 2019 are the Aviation 5 and 10 euros in...

Bank of Latvia to Issue Five Cats Fairy Tale Coin

By Bank of Latvia ....   Bank of Latvia (Latvijas Banka) is issuing a new 5-euro silver collector coin "Fairy Tale Coin I. Five Cats" on...

Turtles and Tortoises on Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   A hare one day ridiculed the short feet and slow pace of the Tortoise, who replied, laughing:...

15 US Gold Coins All Collectors Should Own

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Even if you are an ultra-specialized collector of U.S. gold coins--let’s say with an emphasis on Type...

Proof 68+ Cameo 1953 Franklin Half Dollar Offered Sunday at GreatCollections

Amazing Proof Franklin Half Dollar at GreatCollections On Sunday, September 29, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this 1953 Proof Franklin half dollar, graded PF-68+ CAMEO...

Historic Browning Plate 1823/2 Quarter in Stack’s Bowers June 2020 Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   Few American rarities have been so carefully documented and studied for provenance as the 1823/2 Capped...

Counterfeits – The Battle Begins

The best protection against the threat of counterfeits is to buy coins from a reputable source By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   My...

5 Things to Know as Gold Bull Run Unfolds: Blanchard

Gold Bull Run By Blanchard and Company, Inc .....   1. Gold is proving its worth as a safe-haven asset In today's world of stepped-up U.S.-China trade...

Classic Coins at Stack’s Bowers ANA World’s Fair of Money Rarities...

By CoinWeek .....   The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money remains one of the largest coin conventions in the calendar year. Stack’s Bowers,...

Ancient Coins: What About Spartan Coins ?

Spartans disdained many things that other ancient Greeks valued. One of these things was money, even coins.   CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   HUNDREDS...

Jeff Garrett: Collecting Error Coins

How to get comfortable in this challenging and fascinating corner of numismatics   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   My daily assortment of emails...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1878 Shield Nickel: The Kissing Thief

Counterfeit coin - 1878 Shield Nickel This proof 1878 Shield Nickel looks pretty at first glance, but a more careful evaluation reveals that it’s a...

The Coin Analyst – Recent Medallic Works by Joel Iskowitz on...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Acclaimed coin and medal designer Joel Iskowitz -- one of the most prolific living American medallic artists - has...

John Kraljevich Wins ANA Numismatist of the Year Award

John Kraljevich is the 2016 recipient of the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) Numismatist of the Year Award. The award honors an individual within the...

CoinWeek IQ: A Breakdown of Flowing Hair Large Cents

By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   The Flowing Hair cent of 1793, along with the half cent, were the first coins mass-produced by the United...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 1, 2017: Take a Knee, Not...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 1, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Vasilopita – An Important Greek Celebration for New Year Vasilopita literally means St. Basil’s Cake,...

Pair of Famous Bronze Cent Mint Errors Brought Together Under One...

The 1943 Donald Lutes bronze cent, at left above, and the 1943-S Kenneth S. Wing bronze cent. The ultra-rare NGC-certified Lutes and Wing 1943 Bronze...

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in July...

In addition to faring well in internet sales during the month of June, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in a live auction at...

World Coin Profiles – The Spanish 100 Pesetas Gold Coin

100 Pesetas Gold Coin of Amadeus I by Tauler and Fau ......   With the fall of the reign of Isabel II of Spain, a revolutionary...

Bitcoin vs. Gold: 10 Crystal-Clear Comparisons

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins ......   Bitcoin vs. Gold: What’s the Difference? The financial media has at times struggled to cover the emerging sector of cryptocurrencies....

Exhibitors Honored at ANA Chicago World’s Fair of Money

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) presented 53 competitive exhibit awards at the 2019 World’s Fair of Money in Rosemont, Illinois. Winners were announced at...