United States Mint Annual Silver Proof Set Available April 24

The 2018 United States Mint Silver Proof Set® (product code 18RH) will be available for purchase starting on April 24 at noon Eastern Time...

1955 DDO Lincoln Cent, Key Date Standing Liberty Among Highlights of...

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   The 1955 Doubled Die Lincoln cent on offer is sure to attract great attention, but many attractive coins on...

Highlights from Sedwick Treasure, World, U.S. Coin and Paper Money Auction...

Treasure, World, U.S. Coin and Paper Money Auction #23 Live on the Internet, Tuesday-Wednesday, May 15-16, 2018   By Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   One of the most...

Pirate Themed Gold & Silver Coins from Eastern Caribbean Now at...

APMEX has announced the first issue of the new East Central Caribbean Bank coin program – the Rum Runner. This inaugural release introduces a...

How the Growth of Solar Energy Will Boost Silver Demand

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   One of the persistent themes of the world economy over the next decade or more will be the...

World Coin Profiles – Australia 2018 1oz Gold Dragon Bullion Rectangular...

The Perth Mint will release no more than 25,000 of the Gold Dragon 2018 1oz Bullion Rectangular Coin In Chinese culture, the dragon is revered as...

United States 1947-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...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 20, 2018: The Doctor Will See...

Coinweek News Wire for April 20, 2018 .... Current Events 1.) Should the U.S. Retire the Penny and Nickel? It’s true that it costs more to mint these two...

Stack’s Bowers Ponterio April Hong Kong Auction Realizes $11.2 Million

In total, the Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio April 2018 Hong Kong auction realized in excess of $11 million (all prices include the standard buyer’s...

Ten Reasons Why the Rare Coin Market is Looking Up

Ten reasons to be excited about the future of numismatics By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Nearly everyone who is deeply involved with...

In Memoriam: Australian Coin Designer Stuart Devlin (1931-2018)

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Stuart Devlin (AO, CMG), innovative metalworker and designer of coins for several countries around the world, died on April 2...

Ancient Electrum Coins – Strength and Unity of an Empire

By Russell A. Augustin - AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection ......   The ancient Greek island of Lesbos was located in the northeastern Aegean Sea...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1883 Seated Liberty Half Dollar

Counterfeit coin - 1883 Seated Half Dollar By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   A counterfeit coin 1883 half dollar features a large number...

Incredible 1797 Draped Bust Cent Featured in Stack’s Bowers June 2018...

By James McCartney - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   With over $24.6 million in U.S. coins and paper money sold in our March 2018...

Whitman Releases 3rd Edition Guide Book of Franklin and Kennedy Half...

Expanded With New Research and Market Analysis Whitman Publishing announces the release of the updated and expanded new third edition of A Guide Book of...

Akshaya Tritiya Festival Spurs Gold Demand

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Each year, the spring festival known as Akshaya Tritiya is celebrated by Hindus and Jains all around the...

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2018 Koala 2 Kilo Silver...

The koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) is a warm-blooded marsupial that lives mainly on the eastern coast of Australia. Its size and color will vary depending...

Heritage Offers Phenomenally Rare Triple-Thickness 3 Speciedaler, Only Three Known

The Heritage Auctions April 20-23 Chicago Coin Expo World Coins Signature Auction features, among many other treasures, a 1666-dated 3 Speciedaler from Norway that...

Three Cherubs From the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II Commemorated on...

After acceding to the throne in February 1952 following the death of her father, King George VI, Queen Elizabeth II’s Coronation was held on...

NGC Confirms Discovery of Fourth Known 1854-S $5 Half Eagle Gold...

“Discovery of a Lifetime” A coin that a New England man originally thought was a counterfeit has been authenticated by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) as...

Classic US Gold Coins – So You’ve Decided to Collect Type...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   In 1866, the motto IN GOD WE TRUST was added to the reverse of the double...

NGC Ancient Coins: Electrum Hectae of Asia Minor

Greek hectae coins come in over several hundred designs. Among the most avidly collected of Greek coins are hectae – or 1/6th staters – small,...

Gold & Silver PAC April 2018 e-Newsletter

By John Villavicencio for the Gold & Silver PAC ......   Gold & Silver News From the Political Coordinator Greetings! I'd like to begin this April edition of the...

Ascension Island Coin Commemorates Sapphire Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II Coronation

On June 2, 1953, 27 million people in the United Kingdom and millions more audiences around the world watched the first ever televised Coronation...

Money Talks Speakers Wanted for ANA Philadelphia World’s Fair of Money

American Numismatic Association (ANA) members are encouraged to share their ideas and research with fellow hobbyists by delivering a Money Talks presentation at the...

U.S. Mint Senior Legal Counsel Greg Weinman to Present 1933 Double...

By Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) ......   Greg Weinman, Senior Legal Counsel at the United States Mint, will present a lecture focusing on the litigation...

Austria 2017 Wildlife in Our Sights: The Alpine Ibex 100 Euro...

Description: A species of wild goat with impressive horns that can grow up to a metre in length, the Alpine ibex (Capra ibex) can be...

Don Everhart: My Career in Coins, Part 2 – The United...

By Don Everhart - Former Sculptor-Engraver, United States Mint ..... Exclusive for CoinWeek   On January 4, 2004, after a 5 am wake up call, a hurried...

CoinWeek Podcast #94: Gold and Silver in the Age of Trump...

CoinWeek Podcast #93: Gold and Silver in the Age of Trump with Pat Heller Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic...

ANA School of Numismatics Offers Seminars in Philadelphia

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is offering several educational courses through its Florence Schook ANA School of Numismatics, held in conjunction with the Philadelphia...