Numismatic Crime Information Center – Help Find Coins Stolen or Missing...

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Stolen/Lost in Transit: Florida to Germany A USPS package being shipped from Florida...

Nearly $20 Million in United States Coins and Paper Money Sold...

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries November 2020 Showcase Auction was highlighted by several historic collections that were brought to market for the first time in...

Get Familiar With the New 2021 American Eagle Reverse Designs

American Eagle Reverse Designs by PROVIDENTMETALS.COM   Over the course of four decades in production, from the 1980s and '90s to the 2000s and 2010s, the...

Enough is Enough… The U.S. Mint Needs to Change

Dear United States Mint, Not a day goes by that we do not receive angry emails from both collectors and established dealers in the rare...

A Message From United States Mint Director David J. Ryder

David J. Ryder is the Director of the United States Mint... Dear Mint Customers, I want to take this opportunity to speak to you about the...

US Mint Mayflower Gold, Silver Coin Sales Launch Goes How You’d...

By CoinWeek Staff Reports ....   If you're still interested in purchasing the Mayflower 400th Anniversary Silver Reverse Proof medal, then we have some bad news. As...

Partrick Collection of Hard Times and Merchant Tokens at Heritage Auctions

Heritage Auctions has opened the third offering from the Donald G. Partrick Collection for bidding online now. Covering Hard Times and Merchant Tokens, this...

Coin Board News Number 57 – For Collectors of Antique Coin...

Antique Coin Boards with David W. Lange - www.coincollectingboards.com ..... For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards Number 57 — Winter 2021 Annual Update Issue   A YEAR OF MINIMAL CHANGE Yes,...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Acquires Coins In Motion

Stack's Bowers Galleries (SBG) is proud to announce the acquisition of Coins In Motion LLC. The patent-pending Coins In Motion technology creates high-resolution animations that...

New Collector Coin From Hungary: The Reformed Great Church and College...

By Coin & Currency Institute ......   The seventh coin in an annual series of legal tender 2,000 forint coins struck with an antique bronze finish...

Stack’s Bowers January 2021 Auction to Feature Oro del Nuevo Mundo...

Stack's Bowers Galleries is excited to announce the sale of the Oro del Nuevo Mundo Collection in our January 2021 auction, to be held...

Barber Silver Coinage Values and Key Dates: Bullion Shark

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   By the late 1880s, the public had grown tired of Christian Gobrecht's Seated Liberty designs that had appeared on silver...

Clipped Coins

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Money equals power, and a ruler’s success often hinges on control of that power. The stability of a monetary...

Mike Coltrane Collection of North Carolina Currency Now Open for Bidding

Following the successful over $2 million auction of Part I of The Mike Coltrane Collection, Heritage Auctions is now privileged to offer the next...

PAN Reports Successful COVID-Compliant Fall Coin Show

By Pat McBride - Corresponding Secretary, Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) ......   The PAN Fall Coin Show was successfully held on October 29-31, 2020, at...

The Little Rock Nine and the 2007 Desegregation Commemorative Dollar

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   One of the defining moments of the Civil Rights Era in the mid-20th century United States occurred when Central...

Ancient Roman Coins – Vespasian Aureus Buried at Pompeii

Vespasian. 69-79 CE. AV Aureus - Rome Mint - Struck 70 CE   Aureus Buried at Pompeii by Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   Mt....

Harvey Stack: The History of Stack’s – 1985, Pt. 1

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Another Year of Change Like the year before, 1985 was another major year for the hobby as...

The Coin Analyst: Why Were the 2020 Libertads Delayed So Long?

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   Sometimes studying a modern coin series can involve solving a mystery. One such mystery is exactly why the popular...

United States 1974 Lincoln Cent

Description 1974 was an interesting year in the annals of numismatic history. The country was putting the finishing touches on its planned Bicentennial celebrations. The...

NGC Promotes Two Top Members of Coin Grading Team

Ben Wengel (L); Scott Schechter (R) Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) is pleased to announce the promotions of Scott Schechter to Chief Numismatist and Grading Finalizer...

Incredible Semi-Dated Elizabethan Gold Pound at Stack’s Bowers NYINC 2021 Auction

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Few English monarchs have had such a storied and pivotal reign as Elizabeth I,...

Scarce Panama 5 and 10 Balboa Notes at Stack’s Bowers Jan....

By Christopher Dahncke - Currency Auction Associate, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Panama P-24a 1941 10 Balboas Our January 2021 NYINC sale is filling up with a...

The Last Coins of the Roman Empire

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   The Roman Empire began on January 16, 27 BCE when the Roman Senate conferred the titles Augustus and...

Counterfeit Coins Detection: Check the Mintmark on the 1914-S Lincoln Cent

Counterfeit 1914-S Lincoln Cent   By Max Spiegel, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   NGC graders identified a recently submitted fake 1914-S cent as a slightly above-average copy...

Royal Australian Mint Takes First Coin of the Year Event Digital

First Coin of 2021 to be won by a lucky Australian   Today, the Royal Australian Mint announced a new format for the highly anticipated annual...

Special Selections of Isaac Rudman Latin American Coins Open for Bidding

As a collector of beautiful and important objects of Latin America and the Caribbean, Isaac Rudman is as unique as the items he collects....

United States 1893-CC Morgan Dollar

Description The Morgan dollar gets its name from United States Mint engraver George T. Morgan, who designed the dollar coin in competition with then-Chief Engraver...

Mythologized and Mistrusted: Freemason Mark Pennies

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   A fraternal organization whose origins are purported to stretch back to ancient times, FREEMASONRY has a storied history of...

New 50p Continues Raymond Briggs Father Christmas Collection

We could all do with a little bit of cheer this year and therefore, following the amazing success of the 2018 and 2019 Father...