The First Ancient Coins – Aegina’s Sea Turtle

Ancient Coins - ISLANDS off ATTICA, Aegina. Circa 550-530/25 BCE. AR Stater. Sea turtle   Ancient Coins Profiles by Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC...

Money Talks Speakers Wanted for Chicago ANA 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...

The Tiger – Third Coin in Big Cat Half Gram Gold...

Issue Limit of Only 199 The Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of the third coin in its series of five coins...

Archives International Auction 66 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Auction 66: Friday, April 23, 2021 To be sold at public auction beginning at 11:00 am ET   During this unprecedented time period, the team at Archives...

Public and Private in Coin Production

By David Yoon for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   There is a commonly encountered conventional distinction between coins and tokens such that coins are produced...

Classic US Coins: The Short-Lived Two Cent Piece

The Two Cent Piece by Kathleen Duncan - Pinnacle Rarities ......   The Two Cent piece designed by James Longacre was struck for a mere 10...

1907 Ultra High Relief Double Eagle Graded by PCGS Sells for...

Outstanding Example of Rare Gold Coin Graded PCGS PR68   An extraordinary 1907 Saint-Gaudens Ultra High Relief Double Eagle graded PCGS PR68 by Professional Coin Grading...

New Half Cent Handbook Looks to Demystify Collecting Half Cents by...

By CoinWeek ..... The Half Cent Handbook: Draped Bust Varieties: 1800-1808 (2021), by Ed Fuhrman   Since its release in 2019, The Half Cent: 1793-1857, self-published by...

Error Coins, Tokens and Medals Offered in Upcoming Heritage Auctions

Mint Errors Month-Long Auction Mint errors take center stage again in Heritage's latest Month-Long Internet Auction. Bidding is open now, with the concluding Live Session...

An Update on the (Counterfeit) Elephant in the Room

Counterfeit Coins by Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   It's been a while since my last article on the subject of deceptive counterfeits...

It Took a Team of Sculptors to Produce the “Saint-Gaudens” Double...

By Mark Ferguson for PCGS ......   Popularly regarded as America’s most beautiful coin and affectionately known in numismatics as the “Saint”, the Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle...

Coinage Legislation Works Its Way Through Congress in 2021

By Christopher Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   Four different commemorative coin bills have been introduced to Congress since the beginning of 2021, which, if signed into...

Record-Setting Paramount Collection Brings $41.94 Million at Heritage Auctions

Premier collection of World and Ancient coins draws bidders from around the world   An auction of 701 lots of World and Ancient coins reached $41,941,592...

Nearly $28 Million in U.S. Coins, Paper Money Sold in Stack’s...

Nearly $28 million in United States coins and paper money was sold in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries March 2021 Auction, held March 24-26 at the...

Next St. Lucia Coin Arrives in EC8 Series From Scottsdale Mint

The EC8 Series from the Scottsdale Mint launched in 2018 with a plan for a variety of beautiful designs, one each for the eight...

Assist the NCIC in Recovery of Property Stolen During California Coin...

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   FedEx - Coins Stolen in Transit A FedEx package being shipped from Washington...

CIT Inaugurates New Tiffany Art Series With Silver Coin Featuring Paris

Tiffany Art Metropolis: Paris Palau. 20 Dollars 2021. Silver .999. 3 oz. 55 mm. Proof. Special technology: smartminting® (Ultra High Relief); Tiffany glass inlay. Mintage:...

Results of Künker Spring Auction Sales of Ancient and World Coins

Dear bidders and coin enthusiasts, The Künker Spring Auction Sales #347-349 recently ended with a very astonishing result, even for us. The total hammer price...

The Coinage of Ancient Mauretania

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ..... ANCIENT MAURETANIA WAS a region of coastal North Africa stretching from modern-day Algeria to Morocco. It should...

African Buffalo Makes a Mark on South African Mint’s Big Five...

By South African Mint ......   The South African Mint, a wholly owned subsidiary of the South African Reserve Bank, has released two new coin ranges...

US Mint Releases Final America the Beautiful 5oz Silver Uncirculated Coin...

The United States Mint will accept orders for the America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin honoring the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site...

American Numismatic Association Selects Colorado Springs for 2022 National Money Show

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) has selected Colorado Springs, Colorado, as the host city for the 2022 National Money Show. The event is scheduled...

Gem Classic Commemorative US Coins Highlight David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  ......   Sunday Auction #1164 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features over 425 total...

VAM Silver Dollars in Special Stack’s Bowers CCO Auction

Did You Know that Stack's Bowers Galleries will be offering a special Collectors Choice Online (CCO) Auction featuring Morgan dollars and Peace dollars attributed...

Canada 2016 100th Anniversary Women’s Right to Vote $1 Coin

Description: A century ago, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta granted most women the right to vote in provincial elections, beginning the journey that would one day...

Coin Photography: A Photo is Worth 1,000 Words (Except When It’s...

A revisited guest blog on Coin Photography from Jenna Van Valen, photographer at DWN. We’ve all heard the numismatic mantra, “Buy the coin, not the...

Blanchard Sells Four SS Central America Gold Ingots in Five Days

Blanchard Gold marked numismatic history with its recent sales of six SS Central America gold ingots, which include the broadest collection of gold bars...

Louis Golino: Ten Coins I’d Love to Own

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   The 10 coins I would love to own include four modern and four classic American coins and two...

Outlandish Alteration of a Chinese Dollar

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   With vintage Chinese coins, I have come to see unimaginably fantastic forgeries and alterations. Yet one alteration goes above...

Stack’s Bowers Offers Pinnacle Collection Samurai-Era Gold Plate Money From Feudal...

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Within the incredible Pinnacle Collection, a featured cabinet in the Stack's Bowers and Ponterio...