Coin Grading – Why CAC matters in today’s era of slabbed...

By Douglas LePre – Senior Portfolio Manager at Blanchard and Company, Inc ....   Over the last 30 years, the coin market has changed dramatically. Initially...

Beatrix Potter, the Bard and the Battle of Hastings: Royal Mint...

What have Shakespeare, Beatrix Potter, the Army and the Great Fire of London got in common? They are all themes that will be appearing...

A Fond Farewell to Britain’s Round £1 Coin

More than 30 years after The Royal Mint commenced production of Britain’s modern £1 coin, the last of the familiar gold-coloured coins rolled off...

The Coin Analyst: 2015 Sellouts of U.S. Mint Coins and Whether...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   2015, like 2012 before it, was a year in which numerous U.S. Mint products sold out of their maximum mintages...

World Coins – Collecting Coins of the Central American Republic

4 Escudos, ND (Decree of December 24, 1841). San Jose Mint By Carlos Jara - as posted on World Numismatics LLC .......   The Central American Republic,...

Capercaillie, Libertad Reverse Proof Named Two of CoinWeek’s Best Coin Designs...

By CoinWeek....   2015 has been a stellar year for coin design, both for the United States Mint and for mints abroad. Domestically, collectors swooned over the...

United States 1972 (P) Eisenhower Dollar

Description: While the country-at-large's desire for a large dollar coin at the start of the 1970s was hardly demonstrable, the gaming industry developed an acute...

CoinWeek Podcast #10: History Hidden in Plain Sight: Freemasons on United...

It is said that our nation’s coins are full of symbols and representations of our people, history, and culture... but what do our coin’s...

American Silver Eagle Year-End Market Wrap-Up: The 1990s

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek IQ....   Hi folks, and welcome to the latest installment of CoinWeek’s American Silver Eagle Price Guide Analysis. In...

Classic Proof Sets vs. Mint Sets: What’s The Better Investment?

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   Proof sets and uncirculated mint sets from the 1950s and early ‘60s are perennially popular among coin collectors who...

United States 1990 Eisenhower Centennial Dollar

Description: The 1990 Eisenhower Centennial Dollar is the second United States coin struck to honor the 34th President of the United States, the first was...

Former Mint Director Edmund C. Moy to Autograph NGC Labels Under...

By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ....   Exclusive Agreement has former Mint Director Edmund C. Moy now signing labels for NGC Edmund C. Moy, the 38th Director of...

Serenissima: Medieval Coinage of Venice

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   BETWEEN THE YEARS 1200 and 1600 a handful of feisty Italians created one of the greatest commercial...

The Coin Analyst: The American Silver Eagle Turns 30

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   The American Silver Eagle, authorized by the 1985 Liberty Coin Act and issued since October 1986, is a coin...

The Liberty and Indian Princess Head Gold Dollars

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   Coin writers like to be thorough. If you’ve ever picked up a book on a particular series...

Bank of Latvia to Issue Five Cats Fairy Tale Coin

By Bank of Latvia ....   Bank of Latvia (Latvijas Banka) is issuing a new 5-euro silver collector coin "Fairy Tale Coin I. Five Cats" on...

Pennsylvania Bill to Eliminate Sales Tax Exemption on Coins, Precious Metals

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   According to an email alert issued by the Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA), the Pennsylvania State Senate next...

Roman Coin Profile – Sestertius of Agrippina Senior

By Geoffrey Cope - Petitioncrown.com ........   “It was, in my eyes, the perfect coin” The Love of a remarkable ageless Sestertius of Agrippina Senior. Now...

World Coin Profile – British Virgin Islands 2015 – Pink Titanium...

British Virgin Islands 2015  - Pink Titanium Coin Description Following the popularity of previous Titanium coins, Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of a...

Is the Krugerrand Still the Most Famous Bullion Coin of All?

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ....   Over on my blog, I've been writing about bullion. I've been trying to provide customers with a...

Confronting Breen

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   Twenty-two years ago, noted numismatist Walter H. Breen died at Chino’s California Institute for Men, part of...

Switzerland 2015 2,000 Years of Aventicum 50 Franc Gold Coin

Description: Aventicum was an important ancient Roman and Swiss town, founded near the beginning of the common era (CE) and enjoying several centuries of growth...

Canada 2016 Maple Canopy: Kaleidoscope of Colour $250 2 Ounce Gold...

Description: .9999 pure gold adds to the dazzling wonder of fall in this Royal Canadian Mint release celebrating the fall foliage of the Canadian landscape....

Court Rehears Case Involving Langbord 1933 Double Eagles

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   On Wednesday, October 14, the two parties in the case of Langbord et al v. U.S. Department of Treasury et...

Bavarian Coins, Medals Highlight Heidelberger Münzhandlung Fall Sale

By Heidelberger Münzhandlung Herbert Grün....   About 5,200 lots will be sold during the Fall Sale of the Heidelberger Münzhandlung. The sale is highlighted by the...

Royal Mint Reveals Remembrance Day 2015 Alderney £5 Coin

Since 2012 The Royal Mint has struck a special Remembrance Day Alderney £5 Coin featuring the poppy – a widely recognised symbol of remembrance...

ISIS Coin Operation Suffers Apparent Setback

By Coinweek News Staff.... According to an Agence French Press report published on October 7, 2015, Turkish authorities arrested six suspected members of the Islamic State...

MS-63 or MS-65 Morgan Dollars – Which Grade is Right for...

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   You know, one of the great things about this hobby is that there’s something in it for...

Coin Profiles – Hobo Nickels

The hobo nickel is a sculptural art form involving the creative modification of small-denomination coins, essentially resulting in miniature bas reliefs. The nickel, because...

Austria 2015 Wildlife in Our Sights: The Capercaillie 100 Euro Proof...

Description: From the Austrian Mint: The capercaillie lives in coniferous, mixed and deciduous woodland, where it spends the night roosting in trees. The habitat of the...