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,...

Northwest Territorial Mint Bankrupt, Bullion Buyers May Lose Millions

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   In what began as a dispute between a landlord and his tenant has exploded into a...

Guest Commentary – Harvey Stack: Cents and Nonsense

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   The United States Mint has announced that they are considering stopping the issuance of cents, often called...

CoinWeek News Wire for May 8, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 8, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Money Making: A Brief History of Currency from the British Museum Debate has begun over...

European Central Bank Ends Production, Issuance of €500 Banknote

By European Central Bank.....   ECB has decided to discontinue production and issuance of €500 banknote Europa series of euro banknotes will not include the...

World Precious Metals Market – Is Russia Planning a Gold Ruble?

By Everett Millman – Gainesville Coins ..........   Over the past five to seven years, there has been a consistent flow of gold bars out of...

Ancient Coins – Charon’s Obol Coins for the Dead

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   My advice for those who die, Declare the pennies on your eyes -- The Beatles, “Taxman”, Revolver (1966) IN THE...

World Coins – A Beginner’s Guide to Collecting Chinese Gold...

1988 China 1 oz Gold Panda BU By Peter Anthony  - Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .......   There are many ways to collect Gold Pandas. A look at...

Austrian Mint Sees Record Sales of Gold, Silver Bullion Coins in...

By Hubert Walker for Coinweek ....   Sales of gold bars and bullion coins at the Austrian Mint in 2015 were up 45% over the previous...

Massive Hoard of Ancient Roman Coins Found in Spain

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Late last week, construction workers in the town of Tomares, a suburb of the southern Spanish city of Seville,...

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...