Gold Market Report – Gold Gives up Early Gains in a...

Commentary for Friday, August 12, 2016 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed down $6.70 on the...

Condition Rarity vs. Absolute Rarity in Coin Collecting

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   In numismatics, there are essentially two types of coins. There are coins that are condition rarities and there are coins...

Dancing with the Universe – The Infamous Wanborough Hoard of...

By Wayne Sayles - Ancient Coin Collecting with the kind permission of John Hooker   I'm sure that most are quite familiar with the infamous Wanborough Hoard...

Freedom-Oriented U.S. Coins And Notes

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   Here's a short but focused area of U.S. Numismatics: Coins and notes with a strong message of freedom and...

World Coins – Early Silver Coins of Argentina

COINS OF ARGENTINA. 2 Reales, 1813-J A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ..... US and World Coin Collecting Strategies #344   The present topic is the early silver...

Royal Mint Issues Limited Edition Five Sovereign Piece 2016

The Royal Mint is to release a strictly limited-edition of 500 Five-Sovereign Piece 2016 Brilliant Uncirculated coins for connoisseurs of The Sovereign to add...

Why Museums Hate Ancient Coins

The Fitzwilliam Museum - Cambridge, England By Mike Markowitz for Coinweek .... Ancient Coin Series   AS COLLECTORS OF ANCIENT COINS, one of the most Frequently Asked Questions we encounter...

Swiss Gold – Case Study for the Market

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Throughout their history, the Swiss have cultivated a long-standing reputation as an authority in the area of gold--both...

How Big Is the Rare Coin Counterfeiting Problem?

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The issue of counterfeiting rare coins has been around for a very long time For years, the numismatic industry...

Heritage Auctions – Finest 1918/7-S Standing Liberty Quarter Ever Offered at...

1918/7-S 25C FS-101 MS67 NGC No issue in the entire Standing Liberty quarter series is as much of a rarity in high grade as the...

The Coin Analyst – Should the U.S. Return to the...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ......   August 15 marks the 45th anniversary of the end of the gold standard. In 1971 President Richard M. Nixon...

New Royal Canadian Mint Coins Feature Innovative Celebrations of Nature

Glow-in-the-dark vision of a West Coast deep sea reef and Mint’s first maple leaf-shaped gold coin are among the latest offering of numismatic treasures As...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries presents RARITIES NIGHT at ANA World’s Fair of...

A Gala Event! Beginning on Thursday afternoon at five o'clock at the American Numismatic Association (ANA) convention in Anaheim (8 PM Eastern Daylight Time) our...

First Read: The Gold Indians of Bela Lyon Pratt by Allan...

First Read, a continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature... Review by Charles Morgan for CoinWeek ..... The Gold Indians of...

Classic U.S. Coins for Less Than $500 Each, Pt. 21: Matron...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #343 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Classic US Coins: The 1913 Liberty Nickel Through the Years

By Eric Brothers for CoinWeek .....   There are several theories associated with the creation of the 1913 Liberty (V) nickel. One tells us that the...

Gainesville Coins: Gold and Silver Treasure Update

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Unlike perhaps any other location on Earth, the United Kingdom has an incredible abundance of gold and silver...

Appeals Court Rules for U.S. Gov’t in Langbord 1933 Double Eagle...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   A little over one year after the Philadelphia United States Attorney’s Office filed a petition with the Third Circuit...

World Coins – Tips on Grading the Mexican Caballito Peso

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   Grading the Mexican Caballito Peso requires skilled eyes and a working knowledge of the silver coin’s design and strike...

Tips for Beginners: Coin Collecting by the Roll

By Littleton Coin Company ...........   Collecting coins by the roll has always offered a “hoarding appeal” - if owning a single desirable coin is fun,...

Numismatic Books – Whitman Publishes Paper Money Counterfeiting and Technology Reference

Whitman Publishing announces the upcoming release of Counterfeiting and Technology: A History of the Long Struggle Between Paper-Money Counterfeiters and Security Printing, by Robert...

PAN: 112 Years Later, Memorial Plaque, Exhibit Honors Carnegie Hero Medal...

By Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) ....   It was a typical June evening when Ivah Coles, age 21, and Richard Cromwell, age 20, went for...

5 Ways You Can Avoid Falling for Counterfeit Coins

By Littleton Coin Company ...........   There’s been a lot of buzz lately in the numismatic world about counterfeit coins – especially those coming from China....

Turtles and Tortoises on Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   A hare one day ridiculed the short feet and slow pace of the Tortoise, who replied, laughing:...

English Gold Noble Coins of King Edward III (1327-77)

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #342 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

CoinWeek Podcast #38: Heritage Auctions Greg Rohan on Gardner and the...

CoinWeek Podcast #38: Heritage Auctions Greg Rohan on Gardner and the Rare Coin Market Longtime collector Gene Gardner passed away earlier this month after a...

Bela Lyon Pratt Quarter & Half Eagle Gold Coin Book to...

New book on classic Indian Head U.S. gold coins by author of Mexican Beauty: Un Peso Caballito By Allan Schein .....   Author Allan Schein announces the...

The Coin Analyst: July Proves Eventful for United States Mint

With over half the year gone and some great coins on the way, July has nevertheless been a busy month for the Mint By Hubert...

John Kraljevich Wins ANA Numismatist of the Year Award

John Kraljevich is the 2016 recipient of the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) Numismatist of the Year Award. The award honors an individual within the...

Silver Coins of the Central American Republic

Silver Coins of the Central American Republic - GUATEMALA. 8 Reales, 1826 News and Analysis of scarce coins, markets, and the coin collecting community #341 A...