For the Love of Coin Collecting

For the Love of Coin Collecting

By Victor Bozarth for PCGS ......   Like many of my fellow numismatists, I have always been fascinated by classic U.S. commemorative coins. My first commemorative...

ANS Announces New Book on Betts Medals

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce the publication The Early Betts Medal Companion: Medals of America’s Discovery and Colonization (1492–1737), the...
United States 1961 Lincoln Cent Proof

United States 1961 Lincoln Cent Proof

When the production of Proof coins resumed after an eight-year hiatus at the Philadelphia Mint ended in 1950, mintages initially remained quite limited. But...
United States 1923 Saint-Gaudens $20 Double Eagle Gold Coin

United States 1923 Saint-Gaudens $20 Double Eagle Gold Coin

The Saint-Gaudens $20 gold double eagle is one of the most famous of all American coin types, acclaimed as one of the most beautiful...
Another "Family" - Capped Bust Quarter Counterfeits

Another “Family” – Capped Bust Quarter Counterfeits

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   This latest installment is on an earlier series of the quarter denomination based on a B-10...

ANA Seeks New Education Director

Association to Prioritize Online Numismatic Education   The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is prioritizing successful online learning experience in its search for a new education director. The...
IONIA, Phokaia, Electrum Hekte, ca.450-400BC

Ancient Coins – Zeus, the King of the Gods

Ancient Coins and The Colosseo Collection, by Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   Depending on who was in control at the time, the...
ACEF Gives Counterfeit Training to Midwest Law Enforcement

ACEF Gives Counterfeit Training to Midwest Law Enforcement

The Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF) recently conducted an eight-hour class, “Counterfeit Coin and Precious Metals Investigations” to 35 Kansas and Missouri local, state and...
Pobjoy Coin Commemorates Charles III's Accession to the Throne

Pobjoy Coin Commemorates Charles III’s Accession to the Throne

Low Issue Limit of 2,000 in Cupro-Nickel and only 999 in Fine Silver The Pobjoy Mint is pleased to announce the release of a...
Royal Mint Launches Collectable £2 to Celebrate 25 Years of the Bi-Metallic Coin

Royal Mint Launches Collectable £2 to Celebrate 25 Years of the Bi-Metallic Coin

The Royal Mint celebrates 25 years of the bimetallic £2 coin with a special collectable version. The 2022 dated collectable coin features the...
German Occupation of Ukraine 5 Chervonets in January Auction

German Occupation of Ukraine 5 Chervonets in January Auction

By Christopher Dahncke - Currency Auction Associate, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The 2023 January New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) auction from Stack's Bowers Galleries...
The Origin of the First U.S. Commemorative Coins

The Origin of the First U.S. Commemorative Coins

By Victor Bozarth for PCGS ......   While some recognize the 1848 CAL Quarter Eagle struck from California gold as the first United States commemorative coin,...
Stack’s Bowers to Sell Coin Collection of T. Boone Pickens

Stack’s Bowers to Sell Coin Collection of T. Boone Pickens

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is honored to have been selected to auction the coin collection of the late T. Boone Pickens, influential businessman and financier. Pickens...
New Jersey Copper Leads Coltrane Collection Over $2.4 Million

New Jersey Copper Leads Coltrane Collection Over $2.4 Million

A 1788 New Jersey Copper, MS63 Brown sold for $192,000 USD to lead Heritage Auctions' Estate of Mike Coltrane Collection of U.S. Coins Signature...
United States 1889-CC Morgan Dollar

United States 1889-CC Morgan Dollar

Run mainly by United States Mint officials from the Republican Party, the Carson City Mint was shuttered by President Grover Cleveland, a Democrat, in...
Latest Coin in Impact Series Features Aba Panu Meteorite

Latest Coin in Impact Series Features Aba Panu Meteorite

Meteorite Impacts: Aba Panu Meteorite Cook Islands. 5 Dollars 2022. Silver .999. 1 oz. 38.61 mm. Proof. Mintage: 2,500 pieces. Special technologies: smartminting® (Ultra High...

Coin Grading – PCGS Authenticates First Known 1878-S Specimen Morgan Dollar

In 2018, Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) authenticated and certified the only known Specimen Morgan dollar - 1878-S Morgan dollar. The VAM 58 variety is...

Nova Constellatio: The Story of America’s First Minted Coin

By Blanchard & Company ...... In 1783 the monetary system in the United States was something of a mess. There was inconsistency among the coinage used...
US Gold Coins - What Are Coins With Character?

US Gold Coins – What Are Coins With Character?

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com   CoinWeek Content Partner ......   On the front page of my website (www.raregoldcoins.com) you will see the tagline "Coins with Character". This...

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...
Over $23 Million Sold in Stack’s Bowers Winter 2022 Auction

Over $23 Million Sold in Stack’s Bowers Winter 2022 Auction

Over $23 million in United States coins and currency was sold in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Winter 2022 Showcase Auction, marking an incredibly successful...
Phoenix to Host ANA National Money Show in March

Phoenix to Host ANA National Money Show in March

It's not too early to make plans for the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) National Money Show, March 2-4, 2023, in sunny (and warm!) Phoenix,...
Swiss Central Bank Moved Gold From Berne to Kandersteg Bunker

Swiss Central Bank Moved Gold From Berne to Kandersteg Bunker

By Jan Nieuwenhuijs for Gainesville Coins ......   In , it’s a state secret where the central bank stores its gold domestically. From all the information...
New 50 Pence Coin Commemorates Jacques-Yves Cousteau

New 50 Pence Coin Commemorates Jacques-Yves Cousteau

Produced in Cupro Nickel Diamond Finish with a low issue limit of only 1,950 and presented in a special color pack Also available...

United States 1794 Flowing Hair Dollar

The United States silver dollar denomination was authorized by the Mint Act of April 2, 1792, but was not produced until the fall of...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1900-S $5 Half Eagle

This Middle Eastern counterfeit coin lacks the details of a genuine 1900-S Half Eagle.   Counterfeit Coin Detection by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) ......   When we think of...
CoinWeek Streaming News: Let’s Talk High-End Eisenhower Dollars (w/ James Sego)

CoinWeek Streaming News: Let’s Talk High-End Eisenhower Dollars (w/ James Sego)

  CoinWeek Streaming News is brought to you by NGC. For information about NGC’s current grading specials and services, as well as to look up certs,...
Impressive Choice World and Ancient Coins at Atlas Numismatics

Impressive Choice World and Ancient Coins at Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   We have been hard at work preparing our latest selection of new coins and medals - there are 397 new pieces for...
PVC Damage on World Coins – What It Is & How to Avoid It

PVC Damage on World Coins – What It Is & How to Avoid It

By Lance Tchor - Founder and Co-President, WINGS® Coins LLC ......   PVC and coins don’t mix Otherwise known as polyvinylchloride, PVC is found in many different...
New Coin in Tiffany Art Metropolis Series Features St. Peter's Basilica

New Coin in Tiffany Art Metropolis Series Features St. Peter’s Basilica

Tiffany Art Metropolis: San Pietro Palau. 25 Dollars 2022. Silver .999. 5 oz. 65 mm. Black Proof. Mintage: 555 pieces. Palau. 500 Dollars 2022. Gold...