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,...

Classic US Coins – Long Beach Auctions Boast Silver Dollar Rarities

By Jim Bisognani – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .....   Commemorating An Innocent Call; Rev. Dr. James G. K. McClure Collection, A Great Opportunity For Fresh Coins This...

PCGS Certifies Unique SPECIMEN Canada 1/2 oz Maple Leaf $20 Brass...

By Mint Error News .....   This is a unique pair of SPECIMEN brass die trials for the Canadian $20 1986 1/2 oz Gold Maple Leaf...

Legend Rare Coin Auctions Announces Sale of Toned Morgan Dollar Northern...

Legend Rare Coin Auctions proudly announces that we will be selling the incomparable Northern Lights Collection of Toned Morgan Dollars, beginning in the Regency...

Israeli Coin Hoard May Be Ancient Coin Collection

Evidence hints at purposeful storage by date By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   In April of this year, 16 ancient silver shekels and half-shekels were exposed...

Memphis International Paper Money Show Draws Crowds, Brings Six-Figure Prices

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .......   The 2016 Memphis International Paper Money Show (IPMS) lured big crowds to the Cook Convention Center in the River...

Elusive Full Steps 1969-D Jefferson Nickel Featured in 2016 ANA World’s...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   While the earliest days of the U.S. Mint boast the greatest density of true rarities,...

Why Are US Gold Coins with Original Color and Surfaces So...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Many collectors of 19th-century rare date U.S. gold coins (finally) appreciated with natural color and choice surfaces....

Positive Protection Guard Tackles Suspected Coin Thief In Long Beach –...

By Positive Protection, Inc. .....   A suspected thief was tackled by a Positive Protection, Inc. security guard as the suspect tried to escape at the...

Royal Mint Gold Bullion Now Available

The Royal Mint has revealed the next stage in its expansion as a world class bullion supplier with the announcement that Royal Mint gold...

Rare World Coins – Fantastic Gem Proof 1908 25 Rubles

By Chris Chatigny and Bruce Walker - Numismatists & Catalogers, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   We have another exceptional gold coin to preview from our upcoming...

Latest Silver Niobium Castles of Luxembourg, Gold Cultural History Coins Released

By Central Bank of Luxembourg ....   On Friday, June 3, 2016, Serge Kolb, director of the Central Bank of Luxembourg (BCL), conducted the official presentation...

CoinWeek Podcast #31: 193 – The Year of Five Emperors –...

CoinWeek Podcast #31: 193 - The Year of Five Emperors CoinWeek Ancient Coin Writer Mike Markowitz's insightful article "193: The Year of Five Emperors" recalls one...

2016 Switzerland 10 Franc Bimetallic Coin – Alpen Edelweiss

Description: The 2016 Switzerland 10 Franc bimetallic coin features the Alpen Edelweiss (Leontopodium alpinum), the national flower of Switzerland. The edelweiss commonly grows in the...

Modern US Coins – 1970 Washington Quarter Error Gets 15 Minutes...

People have been checking their change recently for 1970 Washington quarters - What’s all the fuss about? By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .......   Las Vegas coin...

Rare World Coins – Historically Significant Yunnan Ration Gold Coin

By Chris Chatigny - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   For this week’s preview of our upcoming Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio August Hong Kong...

Ancient Coins – Septimius Severus: The African Emperor of Rome

By Timothy O'Fallon ....  Gibraltar Coins & Precious Metals ........   In 193 CE, the Roman Praetorian Guard massacred the emperor, an ex-Senator by the name...

Legend Rare Coin Auctions Strong Regency XVII Sale Points to Uptick...

By CoinWeek Staff Reports .....   On Thursday, May 19 at Harrah’s New Orleans Hotel and Casino, Legend Rare Coin Auctions conducted the 17th in its...

United States 1999 Delaware 50 State Quarter

Description: The 1999 Delaware quarter, released on January 1, was the first issue in the 50 States Quarters series and honors the first state to...

The Coin Analyst: 2015’s Most Profitable Modern Coins

When it comes to modern coins, both U.S. and world issues, the goal of purchasing coins that will perform well in the secondary market...

Gem 1914 Quarter Eagle Featured in ANA World’s Fair of Money...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   Among the many jewels to be offered in the upcoming Stack's Bowers auction at the...

Precious Metals Market – Tycoon Reaps $1.3 Billion on Silver

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Mexico’s second-richest man, Alberto Bailleres, has benefited greatly from his extensive position in precious metals so far this...

Treasure Shipwreck Found Off Namibia

By Shaquille Brissett for Gainesville Coins ......   It was almost 500 years ago when The Bom Jesus, a Portuguese sailing ship, inexplicably vanished while en...