Coin Collecting – What Is ‘Numismatics’?

By Ron Drzewucki - www.moderncoinwholesale.com ....   If you’re new to the hobby or just starting to get serious about coin collecting, some of the lingo...

Wayne LaPierre Signature American Eagle Silver Coins Raise Funds For NRA

Universal Coin & Bullion announces the release of the American Eagle silver bullion coins packaged with special labels featuring the facsimile signature of NRA...

Classic U.S. Coins for less than $500 each: Draped Bust Half...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #329 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ......   Draped Bust half cents...

France 2016 Women of France: Queen Clotilde 50 Euro Gold Coin

Description: The Monnaie de Paris unveiled its multi-year Women of France 10-euro silver and 50-euro quarter-ounce gold coin series in 2016, with the French mint...

US Modern Coin Profiles – 2016-W Gold Mercury Dime Centennial Gold...

Description: The Mercury or Winged Liberty dime (1916-1945) has long stood as an iconic coin the U.S. series. The coin's elegant design draws heavily from the...

U.S. Congress Passes Breast Cancer Commemorative Coin Bill

Bill now heads to Oval Office for president's signature By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   UPDATE: President Obama signed the bill into law on April 29. On...

It’s Official: Harriet Tubman on $20 Bill

Alexander Hamilton to Stay on Front of $10 By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   In an announcement made this afternoon, Secretary of the Treasury Jacob "Jack"...

Classic US Coins – Iconic 1793 Chain Cent Offered in Stack’s...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to offer a handsome 1793 Chain AMERICA cent in our...

CoinWeek Podcast #26: Women on 20s Founder Barbara Ortiz Howard Talks...

CoinWeek Podcast #26: Women on 20s Founder Barbara Ortiz Howard Talks Tens and Twenties and Why It's Important to Recognize the Greatness of American...

Danbury Mint “Land of the Free” Quarters Slam Collectors in the...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .....   Ever heard of “Land of the Free" State Quarters? Probably not, unless you stumbled across a recent Danbury Mint Facebook...

U.S. Mint Reveals Images for Borinqueneer Congressional Gold Medal

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   At 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time today, the 65th Infantry Regiment of the United States Army - nicknamed the "Borinqueneers"...

Classic US Coins – The Short-Lived Carson City Mint

Visiting America’s short-lived frontier mint in Carson City, Nevada By Littleton Coin Company ...........   Taking a vacation trip through Nevada and California recently, I visited the...

Coin Books – First Read: American Gold and Silver by Dennis...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   As modern U.S. coins grew in popularity and became an important segment of the coin market over the last...

Private Mint Trump Dollars One-Up Legal Tender Coinage

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .....   Donald Trump supporters can show their enthusiasm for the 2016 Republican presidential hopeful by purchasing Trump Dollar coins. “Fed up...

World Coins – Peru 100 Soles Gold Coins Offer Low Mintages,...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .....   The Peru 100 Soles gold coin series is one of the most beautiful yet elusive classic world gold coins....

How The Royal Mint is Attempting to Redefine “Legal Tender”...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ......   Royal Mint Refusal to Redeem Commemorative Coins at Face Value Calls Into Question Value of Modern...

World Coins – Dutch Lion Daalders, America’s First Dollar

Dutch Lion Dollar By Kent Ponterio - World Numismatics LLC ..........   Named so for its design element depicting a rampant lion, the Dutch Lion Dollar played...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins of the Twelve Caesars

By Mike Markowitz .....   Upon what meat doth this our Caesar feed. That he is grown so great? -- Shakespeare, Julius Caesar, Act 1, Scene 2 Julius...

What Does It Mean When a Coin Is “Rare”?

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   Whether you’re an old pro or just starting out, if you collect coins then you’ve thought about...

New Stacks Bowers Website includes Archives and Integrated Mobile Apps

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce that beginning March 8, 2016, its clients will be able to access its entirely new, integrated technology...

US Coins – The Morgan Dollar vs. the American Silver Eagle:...

The Morgan Silver Dollar and the American Silver Eagle By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   The Morgan dollar was born from two impulses. One was...

Canada 2016 Venetian Glass Snail Silver Coin

Description: Venetian glass is a kind of glass artwork produced by highly-skilled craftsmen in Venice, Italy, sought after the world over for its masterful color,...

Latvia 2015 Fairy Tale Coin I. Five Cats Proof Silver Coin

Description: Fairy Tale Coin I. Five Cats is the first coin in a new series dedicated to the great fairy tales of Latvia. It features...

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...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series – Coinage of the Phoenicians

By the third millennium BCE, a unique culture was emerging on a narrow strip of the eastern Mediterranean coast that would have an enormous...

CoinWeek Podcast #20: Herb Hicks and the Illegality of Collecting Gold...

CoinWeek Podcast #20: Herb Hicks and the Illegality of Collecting Gold Certificates Did the letter writing campaign of an astute numismatist sway the United States Treasury...

CoinWeek IQ: How Gold Coins Are Made: Spotlight on the Vienna...

In January 2016, the Austrian Mint gave CoinWeek unprecedented access to the inner workings of their state-of-the art coining facility. In this video, we share...

History of the Royal Canadian Mint

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale....   The Royal Canadian Mint puts out some of the purest gold and silver bullion coins on the global...

Ancient Coins – Those Sassy Sasanians: Persian Coinage of Late Antiquity

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   The trouble with the Second Persian Empire was that it was not an empire... And while the...

Classic US Coins – David Lawrence Rare Coins Acquires 1794 Silver...

One of America’s First Silver Dollars David Lawrence Rare Coins has acquired one of the top condition census examples of America’s first silver dollar. Graded...