CoinWeek IQ: Story of the 1894-S Barber Dime

Reposted from the Original June 2007 CoinLink Article....   The 1894-S Barber dime has been the subject of numerous comments, accounts, catalogue descriptions, and articles. In...

The Engraver’s Art: Coin Design and Die Preparation at the Austrian...

In January 2016, the Austrian Mint gave CoinWeek unprecedented access to the inner workings of their state-of-the art coining facility. In this video, we get a close-up look at...

United Kingdom 2015 Second Birthday of Prince George £5 Silver Coin...

Description: From the Royal Mint: The Royal Mint has struck a special edition United Kingdom 925 sterling silver £5 coin in honour of the second birthday...

United Kingdom 2015 Battle of Britain 50p Silver Coin Proof

Description: From the Royal Mint: In the summer of 1940 Britain faced the threat of invasion. It would fall to brave young pilots and their crews...

CoinWeek Designer Profile: Joaquin Jimenez

By CoinWeek IQ.... Joaquin Jimenez (October 23, 1956 - ) is a prize-winning sculptor and designer of coins and medals. He currently serves as the Chief...

United Kingdom 2015 Battle of Britain 50p Gold Coin Proof

Description: From the Royal Mint: In the summer of 1940 Britain faced the threat of invasion. It would fall to brave young pilots and their crews...

On Collecting Bicentennial Quarters: Risks and Rewards

Think modern coins are boring? Think again. Adapted from Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker's in-depth article, On Collecting Bicentennial Quarters: Risks and Rewards, this CoinWeek...

Austria 2005 50 Years of the Advancement of Television Technology 25...

Description: 2005 saw the release of the third issue in Austria’s 25-Euro Silver-Niobium bimetallic coin series. The reception of the previous two releases was so...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 20 Euro Cent

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 20 Euro Cent (2002-Present) The 20 euro cent coin is the second of three "nordic gold" coins in the euro series ("nordic gold" is...

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...

CoinWeek IQ: Type Peace Dollar CAC Price Analysis

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   It’s been awhile since we’ve dug into a bit of coin market analysis and we thought...

CoinWeek IQ: Importance of Third Party Grading for Banknotes – Video:...

How does Third Party Grading benefit collectors and dealers of paper money? David Lisot asked currency expert and PMG grader Richard Stelzer this question...

CoinWeek IQ: EAC Grading Demystified: MS-60 to MS-70 – 4K Video

For many collectors, the idea of a separate grading system for early copper coins can seem daunting and unfamiliar. CoinWeek met up with Bill...

CoinWeek Coin Designer’s Profile: Ian Rank-Broadley

By CoinWeek IQ....   Ian Rank-Broadley's effigy of Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II, was chosen to appear on the coinage of the United Kingdom in...

QA Check’s James Sego Discusses Quality of Lyndon Johnson Coin &...

The Lyndon B. Johnson Coin & Chronicles Set was released in late October by the U.S. Mint. The set, which included a Reverse Proof...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 150 Years of the Semmering Railway...

The ultra-popular Austrian Niobium 25-Euro Center’s second issue celebrates one of the 19th century’s most breathtaking engineering feats, the opening of Semmering Railway. Designed...

CoinWeek IQ: Three Things You Should Know Before You Start to...

Medals are a vital area of numismatics, but their complexity and scope can seem intimidating for collectors looking to branch out away from coins....

CoinWeek IQ: Original vs. Non-Original Gold Coin Surfaces – 4K Video

At the 2016 American Numismatic Association's (ANA) World's Fair of Money, CoinWeek caught up with Douglas Winter. Doug is an acclaimed author, blogger, and leading...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 2002: Ambras Castle (Schloß Ambras) 10...

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 10 Euro Silver Coin – Ambras Castle | Schloß Ambras  (2002) Castles of Austria Series (2002-2004) Specifications: The Castles of Austria Series ran from 2002 to...

CoinWeek IQ: Coin Collecting Basics: Finding the Right Loupe – 4K...

Kurt Braun, owner of Safe Collecting Supplies, is one of the hobby's leading dealers of numismatic supplies and storage media. Kurt's website is www.safepub.com. In...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 1 Euro Cent

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia:   1 Euro Cent (2002-Present) The smallest of the circulating euro coins, the diminutive 1 euro cent has virtually no purchasing power but, much...

CoinWeek Designer Profile: Friedrich Brenner

By CoinWeek IQ.... Friedrich Brenner (October 15, 1939 - ) is a German sculptor and engraver. Brenner studied under Josef Henselmann at the Munich Academy...

CoinWeek IQ: How Major Mint Error Coins Escape the Mint –...

CoinWeek IQ: Analysis and Insights from the editors of CoinWeek.com. 2016 Farran Zerbe Award winner Mark Lighterman answers the question: How do major error coins...

CoinWeek IQ: CoinWeek Walks Through an NGC Coin Submission at the...

CoinWeek IQ: Analysis and Insights from the editors of CoinWeek.com .....   Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) is one of the leading grading services in the rare...

CoinWeek IQ: Where the Smart Money is Heading in Today’s Coin...

Where is the smart money heading in today's rare coin market? Its a challenging question that e're often asked by collectors and dealers as we...

From MS to SP: What You Need to Know About West...

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   Last week, PCGS announced that it was changing its grading nomenclature for W-Mint American Silver Eagles from...

CoinWeek IQ: Hollywood Gets Ancient Coins All Wrong – 4K Video

Costume dramas have long been a staple in cinema, drawing audiences into worlds far removed from the present day. Some of the most popular...

United States 1973 (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...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 2 Euro Cent

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 2 Euro Cent (2002-Present) Slightly larger in size and double in "value" than the diminutive 1 cent coin, the 2 euro cent sees...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 2004: Hellbrun Castle | Schloß Hellbrun

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 10 Euro Silver Coin – Hellbrun Castle | Schloß Hellbrun  (2004) Castles of Austria Series (2002-2004) The Castles of Austria Series ran from 2002...