Latest Silver Niobium Castles of Luxembourg, Gold Cultural History Coins Released

By Central Bank of Luxembourg ....   On Friday, June 3, 2016, Serge Kolb, director of the Central Bank of Luxembourg (BCL), conducted the official presentation...

CoinWeek Podcast #31: 193 – The Year of Five Emperors –...

CoinWeek Podcast #31: 193 - The Year of Five Emperors CoinWeek Ancient Coin Writer Mike Markowitz's insightful article "193: The Year of Five Emperors" recalls one...

2016 Switzerland 10 Franc Bimetallic Coin – Alpen Edelweiss

Description: The 2016 Switzerland 10 Franc bimetallic coin features the Alpen Edelweiss (Leontopodium alpinum), the national flower of Switzerland. The edelweiss commonly grows in the...

Modern US Coins – 1970 Washington Quarter Error Gets 15 Minutes...

People have been checking their change recently for 1970 Washington quarters - What’s all the fuss about? By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .......   Las Vegas coin...

Rare World Coins – Historically Significant Yunnan Ration Gold Coin

By Chris Chatigny - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   For this week’s preview of our upcoming Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio August Hong Kong...

Ancient Coins – Septimius Severus: The African Emperor of Rome

By Timothy O'Fallon ....  Gibraltar Coins & Precious Metals ........   In 193 CE, the Roman Praetorian Guard massacred the emperor, an ex-Senator by the name...

Legend Rare Coin Auctions Strong Regency XVII Sale Points to Uptick...

By CoinWeek Staff Reports .....   On Thursday, May 19 at Harrah’s New Orleans Hotel and Casino, Legend Rare Coin Auctions conducted the 17th in its...

United States 1999 Delaware 50 State Quarter

Description: The 1999 Delaware quarter, released on January 1, was the first issue in the 50 States Quarters series and honors the first state to...

The Coin Analyst: 2015’s Most Profitable Modern Coins

When it comes to modern coins, both U.S. and world issues, the goal of purchasing coins that will perform well in the secondary market...

Gem 1914 Quarter Eagle Featured in ANA World’s Fair of Money...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   Among the many jewels to be offered in the upcoming Stack's Bowers auction at the...

Precious Metals Market – Tycoon Reaps $1.3 Billion on Silver

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Mexico’s second-richest man, Alberto Bailleres, has benefited greatly from his extensive position in precious metals so far this...

Treasure Shipwreck Found Off Namibia

By Shaquille Brissett for Gainesville Coins ......   It was almost 500 years ago when The Bom Jesus, a Portuguese sailing ship, inexplicably vanished while en...

Pogue IV Auction Analysis: Why Did You Expect It To Be...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   “We have now one of the huge lots of the evening. The Sultan of Muscat–Childs–Pogue 1804...

Buyer Beware: Variable Spot Price Premiums for American Silver Eagles

By Ron Drzewucki -  www.moderncoinwholesale.com .....   The American Silver Eagle, which has a nominal face value of one dollar and contains one troy ounce of silver,...

US Gold Coins – What Are the Three Rarest Carson City...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com ......   Of the three denominations of gold coins struck at the Carson City Mint, perhaps the most popular to collect...

Bank of Thailand to Launch Commemorative Banknote Honoring King’s 70 Years...

By Bank of Thailand ....   Mr. Veerathai Santiprabhob, Governor of the Bank of Thailand (BOT), recently unveiled a 70-baht commemorative banknote to celebrate the 70th...

Remembering the Vietnam War and Those Who Served with Coins

By Ron Drzewucki - www.moderncoinwholesale.com .....   I wrote about the Pacific island nation of Niue not too long ago, and a one-ounce, 99.9% pure silver...

Romania 2016 Constantin A. Rosetti Bicentennial 100 Lei Gold Coin

Description: Constantin Rosetti was a Romanian journalist and politician who founded Romania’s National Liberal Party. Born on June 2, 1816 in Bucharest, Rosetti studied at...

World Coins – Missing Child Featured on Belgian 2 Euro Coin

A new Belgian two-euro coin is giving missing children and their families hope By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez and Coinweek Staff Reports .......   The new circulating commemorative coin,...

Blanchard: The Beauty and Appeal of Toned Coins

By Douglas LePre – Senior Portfolio Manager at Blanchard and Company, Inc .....   In the many years that I've been in this market, one of...

Pogue IV Auction Sells 61 Coins, Surpasses $16 Million

1795 $1 and Proof 1833 $5 Both Sell For Over $1 Million Part IV of the D. Brent Pogue Collection, offered by Stack’s Bowers Galleries...

ModernCoinMart Exclusive First Day of Issue Captain America: Civil War Coins

2016 Fiji $1 1 oz. Proof Silver Marvel Captain America: Civil War - Black Widow Superhero coin collectors can rejoice in a stunning new coin...

Profiles in Coinage: 2016-W Mercury Dime Gold Coin

This CoinWeek Video is sponsored by Minshull Trading. The United States Mint pays homage to three classic 20th-century coin designs in 2016, starting with a...

Coins, Artifacts from Ancient Roman Shipwreck Found off Israeli Coast

Biggest find in Israeli territorial waters in the last 30 years By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The Israeli Antiquities Authority (IAA), with the support of...

Royal Canadian Mint Honors Canada’s National Heroes with Silver Collector Coin...

Mint to donate $10,000 and portion of proceeds of the "Firefighters" coin to Red Cross Alberta Fires Appeal (Fort McMurray) The Royal Canadian Mint is...

Top 10 Women on World Coins, Part 2

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Link to Part 1 5.) Irene of Athens Like much of the Middle Ages, the history of the...

Daniel Frank Sedwick’s The Cob Report – The SS Central America:...

By Cori Sedwick Downing - Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   Lot 239, Sedwick Treasure Auction #19 Rarely does one random event lead to so much mayhem...

Adam and Eve: Exile from Eden – 3rd 2016 Biblical Series...

Adam and Eve has been introduced as the third coin of the 2016 Scottsdale Mint Biblical Series The Biblical Coin Series by the Scottsdale Mint...

Classic US Coins – The 1892 Columbian Expo Commemorative Half Dollar

By Ron Drzewucki - www.moderncoinwholesale.com ....   Charles E. Barber and George T. Morgan. Coin designers extraordinaire and the sixth and seventh Chief Engravers of the United...

Coin Collecting for Beginners – Why Short Sets Are No Small...

By Littleton Coin Company ...........   Short set of 1934-1938 Buffalo nickels, all protected in a custom-made display holder (image courtesy Littleton Coin Company). For many collectors,...