CoinWeek News Wire for November 25, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 25, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Q&A: Erik Goldstein Erik J. Goldstein is the senior curator of mechanical arts and numismatics at...

Classic US Coins – The Last Wheat Cent

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   When the Lincoln wheat cents of 1958 were struck by the United States Mint, few individuals knew the coins...

PCGS to Display $10 Million 1794 Dollar, Morelan Registry Set at...

The world’s most valuable coin ever sold at auction, the 1794 Flowing Hair Dollar graded PCGS SP66 and believed by many experts to be...

Philosopher King: The Coinage of Marcus Aurelius

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   Begin the morning by saying to thyself, I shall meet with the busy-body, the ungrateful, arrogant, deceitful,...

Stack’s Bowers Auctions: Sharply Struck Key Date 1916-D Mercury Dime

By Ben Orooji, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   No other Mercury dime enjoys the popularity of the 1916-D, a date that is sought...

Second Queen’s Beasts Release from Royal Mint Arrives at APMEX

The Royal Mint’s second release of The Queen’s Beasts Series – The Griffin – is now available at APMEX! The Griffin of Edward III is...

CoinWeek Podcast #46: Ancient Coins – What We Can Learn. How...

CoinWeek Podcast #46: Ancient Coins - What We Can Learn. How Coins Changed Us. Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...

A Relative to the Confederate Half Dollar? 6 U.S. Highlights in...

By Cori Sedwick Downing - Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   While Spanish colonial and shipwreck coins make up much of our November Sedwick Treasure Auction ,...

Sonny Henry’s Nov. 12 Coin & Currency Auction to feature 1852-0...

httpvh://youtu.be/dbrqcDtcDWY PUBLIC COIN & CURRENCY AUCTION Live, Online, MAIL, & Phone BIDS of  Several Northern Illinois Lifetime Collections and others. November 12, 2016 Conducted at: Midwest Center for...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Gem 1909-O Half Eagle

The New Orleans Mint ceased coining operations in 1909 after more than 70 years in the business of striking the nation's gold and silver...

U.S. Mint Opens 2016 Walking Liberty Half Dollar Centennial Gold Coin...

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2016 Walking Liberty Half Dollar Centennial Gold Coin (product code 16XA) on November 17...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Building a Type Set of U.S. $10...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #357 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Just seven coins...

SAFE Collecting Supplies: Around the World in 3 Coins

By SAFE® Collecting Supplies ......   Here at SAFE® Collecting Supplies we cover ample news and history about American coinage, but there’s a rich culture of...

Tips for Collectors: Using Auction Records

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Auction records have become an invaluable tool, but knowing how to use them can be very...

South Africa Marks Bullion Coin’s 50th Anniversary with First Ever Silver...

2017 marks the milestone 50th anniversary of the world's first modern gold bullion coin: the South African Gold Krugerrand. The Krugerrand remains the most...

Trump Quarters Show up in Change Days Before 2016 Election

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   People in a handful of cities across the United States have noticed something unusual about the change in their...

Sedwick Treasure, World and US Coin Auction #20 Preview

By Cori Sedwick Downing - Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   While all of us at Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC are diligently working on making our...

Modern Coin News – Are You Ready for Some Football… Coins?

By CoinWeek Staff Reports .....   Earlier this week, ModernCoinMart announced the launch of a new two-coin commemorative program honoring the sport of American football. One,...

Who’s Minding The Mint? Fewer Hobbyists Collect Mint Sets These Days...

Does anyone collect mint sets these days? Those who do are among a shrinking group of hobbyists By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for FUN Topics .....   The number...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 4, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 4, 2016 Canada 150 1.) Royal Canadian Mint unveils its 2017 Canada 150 circulation coin series The Royal Canadian Mint...

Collecting Strategies – Don’t Lose These Little Small World Silver Coins

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   Accumulating silver bullion is a satisfying task, but there's much more to the metal than sheer ounces. Coins are full of art and...

Heritage to sell Early $5 Half Eagles from Hutchinson Collection at...

1828 Capped Head Left Half Eagle, BD-4, MS62 By Heritage Auctions ........   Sometimes it is our pleasure as collectors to view one of our consignments and...

Classic U.S. Coin for Less Than $500 Each, Part 25: Liberty...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #355 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Publicly distributed, Liberty...

Pobjoy Mint Offers 2017 Turquoise Titanium Seahorse Coin for Christmas

Issued on behalf of the British Virgin Islands with a mintage of 7,500 coins Celebrate an Icy Blue Christmas with Pobjoy Mint's newest coin in...

Counterfeit Coin Detection: 1924-S Buffalo Nickel

By Max Spiegel - Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .........   The 1924-S Buffalo Nickel is a prime target for counterfeiters. In particular, sharp-eyed graders will pay close...

Mintages Raised for Chinese Silver, Gold Panda Coins

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Since the early 1980s, the People’s Republic of China has struck its own gold and silver bullion coins...

Classic US Coins – 50 US Gold Issues with the “Wow”...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Certain issues in the various United States gold types struck between 1795 and 1933 have what might...

Royal Mint 2017 Bullion Coins – Lunar Year of the Rooster

The Shēngxiào Collection returns - THE YEAR OF THE ROOSTER The Royal Mint’s Shēngxiao Collection fuses craftsmanship and heritage with the United Kingdom’s multi-cultural communities...

CoinWeek Podcast #45: Can the U.S. Mint Compete in the Current...

CoinWeek Podcast #45: Can the U.S. Mint Compete in the Current Coin Climate & The 2016 Election's Effect on Gold Mobile phone users. Stream this...

U.S. Mint Ceremonial Strike of Lions Clubs Commemorative Coin Nov. 9

WHAT: Representatives from the United States Mint and Lions Clubs International will participate in a ceremonial strike of the 2017 Lions Clubs Proof Silver Dollar....