CoinWeek IQ: Proper Preservation Techniques for Copper Coins – 4K Video

CoinWeek IQ: Analysis and Insights from the editors of CoinWeek.com. Copper is one of the most reactive metals used to make coins. Because of this, copper...

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...

Matte Proof Gold Coin – 1914 Indian Quarter Eagle at...

US Gold Coins - Matte Proof  Gold Coin - 1914 Indian quarter eagle By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   To be offered...

World Coins – Fantastic “Imaginary Bust” Mexican 8 Escudos of Ferdinand...

World Coins - 1747 Mexican 8 Escudos Ferdinand VI By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger, Stacks Bowers .......   The Stack’s Bowers Galleries August ANA World’s Fair...

Exonumia: Some Double – or Triple – Denomination Curiosities

By Frank Van Valen - Numismatist and Cataloger, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The beauty of exonumia is that it knows no boundaries.  If it has...

Don’t Get Fixated On Spot Price When Buying Silver Coins

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   Silver investors tend to check the current spot price before making a purchase of silver coins. That's a logical...

NGC Ancient Roman Coins: The Golden Age of Rome

Perhaps no epoch in history has been so admired as the Roman Empire of the 2nd Century CE. The Emperors are depicted on these...

America the Beautiful Quarters – Harpers Ferry 3-Coin Set Avail. July...

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin SetTM - Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (product code...

Coin Grading – Six “Ruined” US Gold Coin Liberty Head Issues

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The powers that be at PCGS and NGC have never sat down and said “let’s deliberately ruin...

World Coins – NGC Grades Most Valuable English Coin 1344 Double...

1344 Edward III “Double Leopard” NGC has graded a rare "Double Leopard" that recently sold privately for the highest price ever paid for an...

U.S. Coin Patterns for Less than $5,000 Each, Pt. 1: Donut...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #338 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Though not coins, patterns...

APMEX Is Giving You a Chance to Rule Britannia

APMEX is offering the opportunity to win a trip of a lifetime to London, including a VIP tour of The Royal Mint APMEX announced today...

Far From Home: Ancient and Medieval Coins that Traveled

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   MANY ANCIENT COINS circulated in a narrow area, sometimes just a single city-state of a few thousand...

Stack’s Bowers World Coins – Lovely South Peru 8 Escudos

By Chris Chatigny - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   This week’s preview for the August ANA World’s Fair of Money auction is a...

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...

2016 Ronald Reagan Presidential $1 Coin Products Avail. July 1

The United States Mint will open sales for collectible rolls, bags, and boxes with 2016 Ronald Reagan Presidential $1 Coins on July 1 at...

2016 American Eagle Platinum Proof Coin Goes on Sale June 30

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2016 American Eagle Platinum Proof Coin (product code 16EJ) starting on June 30 at noon...

In Memoriam: Chester “Chet” Krause, 1923-2016

By CoinWeek News Staff .....   UPDATED June 27, 3:33 PM Eastern Time Beginnings One of the most influential figures in the collectibles publishing industry, Chester “Chet” Krause...

Five PQ Coins to Pick up at Legend Rare Coin Auctions...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Legend Rare Coin Auctions has kicked off the first of its three planned Summer Sessions. These...

Austria 2012 Piece by Piece: Carinthia 10 Euro Commemorative Coin

Description: Kärnten, known as Carinthia when the name is translated to English, is the southernmost of the nine Austrian states honored among the Austria by...

Stack’s Bowers Ancient Coins: Superb Mint State Aureus of Galerius

By Chris Chatigny - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The momentum is increasing for our Stack’s Bowers Galleries August ANA World’s Fair of...

US Paper Money – The Evolution of Hamilton & Benjamin

By Jim Michaelsen - Paper Money Guaranty.........   In recent years, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing has taken necessary action towards preventing counterfeiting by adding...

Rare Coin Auctions: Stack’s Bowers to Offer 1942 Experimental Cent at...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   The years during and surrounding World War II were an era of inventiveness and ingenuity...

The Coin Analyst: Australian Silver Kangaroo Series Began in 2015, Not...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ....   On September 21, 2015 the Perth Mint began offering a new line of one-ounce silver bullion coins featuring a...

USA Coin Album: The United States Coins Dated 1965 — Part...

By David W. Lange - Research Director, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   It has now been more than 50 years since collectors had to face...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: A Remarkable Walker Error

One of the featured lots in our July 7-10 Long Beach Signature auction is a double-struck Walking Liberty half dollar graded MS64 by NGC....

That First Magical Coin – How Coin Collectors Got Their Start

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .......   I remember that fateful day in November 1992 like it was yesterday. It was the day a well-worn, chocolate-brown...

Hordes of Hoards: Some Recent and Classic Finds of Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   It has been said that archaeology stands on a foundation of potsherds, and it would be just...

CoinWeek Podcast #32: Grading Franklin Half Dollars – Audio: 11:14

CoinWeek Podcast #32: Grading Franklin Half Dollars Franklin half dollars have long been a collector favorite. One of the most attractive 20th-century coins, the crisp, clean...

From the NGC Grading Room: 1964 Lincoln Cent Struck on Coin...

NGC Graders share an intriguing and visually dramatic error coin that was recently submitted for certification Among the various types of error coins that exist,...