PMG Announces Next-Generation Paper Money Holder and Label

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has announced its fourth-generation holder and a new label that will provide enhanced security and display for PMG-certified banknotes. Among...

Heaton Mint Coin From Kiangnan Highlighting Stack’s Bowers’ Hong Kong Auction

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Late in the 19th century, China began to modernize its coining system, moving away...

Key Carson City Gold, Choice Wildman Thaler Among New Coins at...

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Atlas Numismatics will be attending the 2019 ANA World's Fair of Money, August 13-17, 2019 being held in Rosemont, Illinois (Chicago)....

Ancient Gold Coin Profiles – Civic Badge of Cyzicus

Ancient Gold Coin - Mysia, Cyzicus. Hekte circa 500-450 By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ...... Cyzicus was one of the great trade cities...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique 1863 California Fractional Gold...

1863 Round Liberty Gold 25¢ California Fractional Gold BG-820 Overstruck on 1860/50 BG-819 NGC MS 61 UNIQUE DISCOVERY COIN   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is a...

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...

World’s Greatest Mint Errors by Mike Byers

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   The book World's Greatest Mint Errors is an enjoyable numismatic resource packed full of some of the...

NGC Ancients – Bronze Coinage of the Greek Kings of Ptolemaic...

Choice and rare 'Bronzes' of ancient Egypt are eagerly sought by collectors   By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Egypt under the Greek 'Ptolemaic' kings and queens...

A Closer Look at the Series of 1886 $2 Silver Certificate

By Cory Williams for PCGS ......   While Silver Certificates began in 1878, the Series of 1886 would be the first issuance of denominations smaller than...

Numismatic Crime – Aggravated Robbery, Coins Stolen From Collector’s Residence

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Aggravated Robbery The Dallas Police Department is investigating an aggravated robbery of an...

First Read: Mexican Beauty: Un Peso Caballito

First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature.... Essay by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... Mexican...

Stay Alert – Recent Numismatic Crime You Should Be Aware Of

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Vehicle Burglary, Inventory Stolen The owner of Coin Castle Coins was the victim...

Perth Mint: 2020 Australia Lunar III – Year of the Mouse...

These magnificent silver coins celebrate the Year of the Mouse, the first of 12 animals associated with the ancient Chinese lunar calendar. Those born under...

CoinWeek News Wire for July 10, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 10, 2016 Brain Food 1.) From cotton to cash: how to (actually) make a euro Reinhold Gerstetter is responsible for...

Dollars – Liberty Seated Dollar With Motto, 1866-1873

Description: The With Motto Seated dollar was the third of the type, following both the initial Gobrecht dollar with its dramatic soaring eagle on the...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1875-S Trade Dollar

Counterfeit 1875-S Trade Dollar By Max Spiegel, NGC....   One of the most extensively counterfeited United States issues is the Trade Dollar. Recently, one was submitted...

Coins of Transylvania and Dracula, Vlad the Impaler

By Dylan Dominguez for PCGS ......   Transylvania, as stated in Bram Stoker’s novel Dracula (1897), was "one of the wildest and least-known portions of Europe"....

The Circulation Strike 1841 $2.50 Little Princess Quarter Eagle

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The 1841 $2.50 “Little Princess” Quarter Eagle symbolizes one of the most controversial numismatic reclassifications in recent years. A coin...

English Gold Noble Coins of Kings Richard II, Henry IV and...

GREAT BRITAIN. Henry IV, 1399-1413. Noble A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #346 This discussion is about the...

United States Mint Announcement: 2017-P American Liberty Silver Medal Set for...

American Gold, Silver Eagle 1 oz Uncirculated Coins, among others, also receive release dates as the United States Mint announces June product schedule By CoinWeek...

Simpson/Hall $10 Liberty Collection to Anchor the Legend Rare Coin Auctions...

Legend Rare Coin Auctions is back at The Venetian/Palazzo for The Regency Auction XIII on the heels of a hugely successful June sale. Their upcoming...

Coin Profiles – The Phantom Silver Dollars Of 1895

By Tom DeLorey – Harlan J Berk Ltd. .....   The Morgan dollar has long been one of the most popular American coin series, apparently second...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: 1884 Double Eagle

The second in sequence and the lowest-mintage of three proof-only double eagle issues from the decade of the 1880s, the 1884 saw a proof...

PMG-Certified 1975 2 Yuan Proof Leads Sale of Professor Hsu Collection

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has certified the collection of Yih-Tzong Hsu, a Taiwanese professor who is a leading collector and researcher of Chinese banknotes....

ANACS Suspends Coin Grading Operations

By ANACS ......   Effective immediately, due to the health emergency caused by the COVID19 virus and in compliance with the State of Colorado, ANACS has...

Heritage Auctions – 1797 16 Stars Half Dime in MS66

A Special Half Dime The 16 Stars was the second of three types of half dimes to be produced in 1797, after the 15 Stars...

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Year of the Mouse...

This spectacular gold coin celebrates the Year of the Mouse, the first animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac. Those born under the...

World Coin News – Netherlands Commemorates 100th Birthday of “The Flying...

Fanny Blankers-Koen known as The Flying Housewife at the time, Won Four Gold Medals at 1948 London Olympics   By Coin & Currency Institute ......   Fanny Blankers-Koen,...

The 1909-S VDB Lincoln Cent and How it Changed the Hobby:...

CoinWeek Streaming News is brought to you by NGC. For information about NGC’s current grading specials and services, as well as to look up certs,...

World Coin Profile – British Virgin Islands 2015 – Pink Titanium...

British Virgin Islands 2015  - Pink Titanium Coin Description Following the popularity of previous Titanium coins, Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of a...