US Coins – What’s up with the 1969 Quarter? The Key...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker ..... Walter Breen doesn’t mention it, and in A Guide Book of Washington and State Quarters (Whitman, 2006), Q....

PNG 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award Presented to Donn Pearlman

The Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) presented its 2018 PNG Lifetime Achievement Award to Donn Pearlman, an award-winning numismatic writer, public relations counselor and a...

NGC Certifies the King of Mint Errors – First Discovery Coin...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified the most famous of all mint errors: the Don Lutes, Jr. Philadelphia 1943 Bronze Cent. This legendary coin...

Gold Market Report – Gold Continues Weaker and Contrary

Gold Market Commentary for Monday, August 13, 2018 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ...... Gold Market closed down $19.80...

Classic US Coins – The Walking Liberty Short Set, 1941-1947

By Ron Drzewucki - www.moderncoinwholesale.com ..... The Walking Liberty short set is getting hot right now, and I for one couldn't be happier. Adolph Weinman’s Walking...

Ancient Greek Coins – The Mythology of Ajax the Lesser

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection ...... Opus was a small, infertile territory on the coast of mainland Greece, surrounded by...

Auction Results for John W. Adams Library of Numismatic Books and...

On Saturday, July 14, Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers held their live online auction of highlights from the John W. Adams Library. The Adams...

Pobjoy Mint Mythical Creatures Series – The Hydra

The first two releases of this series from the Pobjoy Mint of five 2oz Fine Silver coins illustrating famous myths known the world over...

United States Mint to Display Three 1933 Double Eagles at ANA

Display will Include Previously Unknown Piece WASHINGTON – The United States Mint announced today that it will display three of the nation’s 1933 Double Eagle...

First Dollar of the Americas One of Highlights in Heritage Auction

 The legendary First Dollar of the Americas – struck in 1538 and recovered from the shipwreck of the "Golden Fleece" – may sell for $500,000...

CoinWeek Podcast #104: South Dakota vs. Wayfair and Its Potential Impact...

 CoinWeek Podcast #104: South Dakota vs. Wayfair and Its Potential Impact on You Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...

Space-Flown Armstrong Items to be Exhibited at the World’s Fair of...

The exhibit at the NGC booth includes Apollo 11 Robbins Medals, which show an early version of the design eventually used on the Eisenhower...

The TYPE B Proof Reverse Washington Quarters of 1956-1964 ...

Type B Proof Reverse Washington Quarters....... By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ...... Beginning in 1956 and continuing through 1964, the Philadelphia Mint produced a...

CoinWeek Cool Coins! 2018: Episode 3: Japanese Commemorative WW1 Medal, 3...

https://youtu.be/KJwybJReRX0 CoinWeek Cool Coins! returns with our third episode of 2018! In this episode, we span the globe and review historic coins and medals. Rexford Goldbaum from...

Four Coin-Related Things You Should Do at the 2018 ANA Convention

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com …… CoinWeek Content Partner …… So, you’ve decided to attend this year’s Summer ANA show (aka The World’s Fair of Money) in Philadelphia. I’ve never attended an...

Toning and Eye Appeal on Rare and Modern Coins

  Coin Toning and Eye Appeal By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ..... Once it leaves the Mint, few things add value to a coin....

Pobjoy Mint – New Coin Commemorates 400th Anniversary of Sir Walter...

New Coin from the Pobjoy Mint Commemorates the 400th Anniversary of Sir Walter Raleigh Sir Walter Raleigh was an English gentleman who was a writer,...

DiGenova Going “Home” to Philadelphia ANA Show with Historic 1794 Dollar

It will be a Philadelphia “homecoming” at the ANA 2018 World’s Fair of Money® for one of the finest known surviving examples of a...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – The Top 10 Most Common Counterfeit US...

The World's Most Commonly Counterfeit US Coins: The 1909-S VDB Lincoln Cent. Counterfeit Coin Detection By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .... A list of...

United States 1950-D Jefferson Nickel

Description: The Jefferson nickel debuted in 1938, replacing the Buffalo nickel in the 25th year of its production run. A design contest to commemorate Founding...

Anna Escobedo Cabral, the 42nd United States Treasurer, to Sign PMG...

Paper Money Guaranty ® (PMG®) is excited to announce that Anna Escobedo Cabral, the 42nd Treasurer of the United States, will individually hand-sign certification...

ICTA Celebrates 35 Years of Business

The Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) is incredibly proud to have turned 35 in July—but we’re even more proud of how we achieved...

FDR Executive Order 6102 – Forbidding the Hoarding of Gold

  From: President of the United States Franklin Delano Roosevelt To: The United States Congress Dated: 5 April, 1933 Presidential Executive Order 6102 Forbidding the Hoarding of Gold Coin,...

Uncovering the Origin of the B. D. Pitts Mystery Note

By R. Neil Hening for CoinWeek ..... Part of being a responsible numismatist is contributing to the greater knowledge about the origins of a numismatic...

PCGS Announces 2018 Set Registry Award Winners

by Professional Coin Grading Service.... For sixteen years, the PCGS Set Registry has been awarding top sets. Just fifteen sets were recognized in 2002 and...

American Numismatic Association Presents Literary Awards to Exceptional Writers

American Numismatic Association 2018 Adult Numismatist Literary Award Winners The American Numismatic Association’s 2018 literary awards – recognizing articles published in the 2017 volume of its...

Sun Sets on Royal Australian Mint’s Golden Kangaroo

Royal Australian Mint.... For the past 11 years, the Royal Australian Mint has held an annual ballot for the iconic Kangaroo at Sunset $25 Gold...

Unprecedented Tyrant Collection of Historic Italian Coins at Long Beach

Famous gold and silver coins of Italy from the acclaimed Tyrant Collection (www.TheTyrantCollection.com), ranging from Gelon, tyrant of the cities of Gela and Syracuse...

A Perfect Score – Coins Graded Mint State-70

For most of numismatic history, the highest possible grade on the familiar 1-to-70 coin grading scale was an ideal to be considered rather than...

Royal Australian Mint Maps Western Hemisphere on Convex Coin

Artistry, craftsmanship and history combine in a new gold domed coin released today by the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint). The 2018 $100 Gold Proof...