USA Coin Album: Numismatic Lame Ducks

By David W. Lange, Research Director at NGC ........   In politics, a lame duck is an official whose term of office is concluding and whose...

Classic U.S. Coins for Less than $500 Each, Part 24: Barber...

Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #353 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   The theme here is completing a set of Barber dimes...

Ronald Reagan Coin & Chronicles Set Now on Sale

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   As of noon Eastern Time, the 2016 Ronald W. Reagan Coin & Chronicles Set (product code 16PA) is now...

NGC Ancients – Surface Quality Important for Ancient Coins

By NGC Ancients .....   The evaluation of surface quality is paramount to establishing the overall quality of an ancient coin. Surface quality plays a significant role...

The Future of Numismatics

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Many great minds and tireless volunteers are working hard to secure a future for the hobby...

$1 Million in Recently Recovered 1715 Fleet Shipwreck Coins Coming to...

Sunken Spanish colonial gold treasure coins discovered during 300th anniversary of fleet’s demise to be offered for the first time More than 200 sunken treasure...

Famous Coin Counterfeiter Thomas Wyatt’s Larcenous Letters of Deception – 4K...

At the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) 2016 World's Fair of Money, CoinWeek's editors stopped by the table of numismatic bookseller Kolbe & Fanning to take...

Collecting US Coins – Modern Rarities: 1982 & 1983 Souvenir Coin...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   The United States Mint has released hundreds of products for coin collectors over the last four decades. Yet four...

World Coins – Small Circulating Silver Commemoratives

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   Ask an American numismatist to describe silver commemorative coinage, and one of two possibilities will emerge. Younger people are likely to mention the...

CoinWeek Podcast #42: Coin Designer Joel Iskowitz on the State of...

CoinWeek Podcast #42: Coin Designer Joel Iskowitz on the State of Modern Coins Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...

Uncool Coins! #3 – A $4 Stella Gold Coin of Ill-Repute...

You know you can trust CoinWeek to tell it like it is. In this episode of our popular Uncool Coins!, rare coin dealer Russ...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 30, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 30, 2016 Brain Food 1.) The evolution of money in its many forms In his new book The Curse of...

Classic US Coins: 1916—The Year of Reform and Great Numismatic Treasures

By Jim Bisognani – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .....   2016—Golden centennial tributes commemorate inspired individuality A touch of early fall weather with temperatures at night dropping to...

Theodore Roosevelt National Park America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated...

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2016 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin - Theodore Roosevelt National Park...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Two Heads Are Better Than One

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   THE RICH VOCABULARY OF NUMISMATICS has many terms to describe the things we see on coins. When a coin...

U.S. Coin Patterns for Less than $5,000 Each, Pt. 3: Three...

Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #351 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   This is the third in a series on collecting U.S....

New World Coins – World’s Largest Silver Coin Has Sold at...

APMEX, Inc., one of the nation's largest Precious Metals e-retailers, recently sold the world's largest Silver coin -- the 2016 Ivory Coast 1.750 oz...

New 14-Year American Innovation Dollar Coin Program Proposed

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On September 14, U.S. Representative James A. Himes (D-CT4) introduced the American Innovation $1 Coin Act...

Gem 1838-O No Stars Dime at November 2016 Baltimore Rarities Night...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   The No Stars Liberty Seated dimes of 1837 and 1838 are often considered Gobrecht’s little...

After 140 Years, A Hoard is Finally Ready to be Dispersed...

Something very exciting is happening at Spink this September. As the dust begins to settle after the mammoth celebrations commemorating Spink's 350th year, Spink's...

The Coin Analyst: All You Need to Know About the 30th...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   The American Silver Eagle turns 30 years old in 2016. To honor the special occasion, the United States Mint...

Market Whimsy: The Rational Collector

Imagine that you could have every coin you wanted. What could possibly go wrong? By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker ....   Charles and Hubert's column Market Whimsy,...

World Coins – Rose-Ryals, 30 Shilling Gold Coins of King James...

Lot 1008 - James I, third coinage, rose ryal, mm. spur rowel (1619-1620) A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ..... Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and...

Walking Liberty Gold Coin Production Has Begun

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   U.S. Mint shares latest pictures with CoinWeek Michael White, of the United States Mint's Office of Corporate Communications, has confirmed...

1854 Kellogg $20 Featured in November Baltimore Rarities Night Auction

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   Economic growth catalyzed by the California Gold Rush in the early 1850s spurred demand for...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins of Julius Caesar

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

The Modern Coin Market is Motivated!

By Jim Bisognani – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .....   While the modern coin market is hot, Ancient world coins an exciting option; Colonial era coins from...

World Coins – Collecting 20th Century Canadian Quarters

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com .....   20th-century Canadian quarters are among the most widely collected types of world coins. Incorporating the portraits of five different...

Stack’s Bowers: Condition Census 1798 S-166 Draped Bust Cent to Be...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   The Draped Bust cents of 1798 represent one of the most dynamic issues of early...

Classic US Coins: Does a 1964 Morgan Silver Dollar Exist?

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Rumors have long circulated in numismatic circles about the mystery of the 1964 Peace dollar, which would have...