Modern US Coins – 1970 Washington Quarter Error Gets 15 Minutes...

People have been checking their change recently for 1970 Washington quarters - What’s all the fuss about? By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .......   Las Vegas coin...

Philadelphia Mint Quietly Releases 2017-P Lincoln Cent

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   One of the most important U.S. coins in numismatic history entered circulation over the past several days, and barely...

Coin Expert Advice – Ten Tips For Selling Your Coins

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ....... As someone who sells a lot of coins, I have some selling tips/tricks/thoughts that I’d like to share. 1. Don’t...

United States 1976 Bicentennial Kennedy Half Dollar

Description: Americans have long considered the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776 as the birthday of the United States. And 1976...

1892-1893 Columbian Exposition Half Dollar

Based on an article by Lee Gast....   As the first commemorative Half Dollar struck, the Columbian half holds a special place in the long and...

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....

U.S. Mint Reveals New Coin Product Release Schedule for Spring 2018

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   At the United States Mint Forum, held at Mint headquarters in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, October 17, Numismatic Program Manager...

The $1,000 Kennedy Half Dollar Roll Search

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   For the past seven years, I had longed for the opportunity to pore through a bank box of half...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins, Aliens and UFOs

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   On the wall of his office in the FBI building’s basement, Special Agent Fox Mulder of the TV series...

Assembling a Set of Pleasing Mercury Dimes at a Very Low...

News & Analysis regarding  Mercury Dimes , coins, markets, and the coin collecting community, #389  A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds for CoinWeek .......   Although Mercury...

What Do “Original” Early US Gold Coins Look Like?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The term “original” is used and misused frequently by collectors and dealers alike. As a dealer...

Five Modern Coins You Should Be Looking for Right Now

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   Has the holiday season sapped your coin budget? We know how that goes. But despair not! We’ve...

Minimize Risk Of TSA Confiscating Your Precious Metals, Rare Coins, Or...

Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com By Patrick A. Heller Last week, a woman contacted me with a problem. She was preparing to take a...

The Greatest U.S. Coin Collections Ever Auctioned, Part 1: Rarity Over...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #387 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   This series is about...

The Coin Analyst – What’s the Best Way to Invest in...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ..... I often hear newer coin collectors and silver investors ask what is the best way to buy silver. There are...

Ancient Coins: What about Sparta?

Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek… Spartans disdained many things that other ancient Greeks valued. One of these things was money. Hundreds of different Greek cities...

Counterfeit Gold – Beware of Fake PAMP Gold Bars

By Everett Millman – Gainesville Coins ..........   A new wave of counterfeit PAMP Suisse gold bars are making the rounds. These new fakes show much...

Palladium American Eagle Coin Brings Challenges, Opportunities for Collectors

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   When the United States Mint released the first Palladium American Eagle coins on September 25, 2017, a new era for...

Ancient Hoard of Roman Silver Coins Accidentally Found in Bulgaria

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Neighbors complained that the yard next door was unkempt and a public nuisance, so the authorities in Mezdra, Bulgaria began...

Sell Dad’s Coin Collection And Guarantee You Get The Right Price

By Richard Schwary - California Numismatic Investments ......   “My Dad had a coin collection and has since passed on giving the collection to the family....

The Rise and Fall of the Franklin Mint

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek ....   In 2016, the meteoric career of the Franklin Mint (FM) has ended in Never-Never-Land as a dusty footnote...

NGC Discovers Prooflike Surface Palladium Eagle Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has discovered that some of the US Mint’s new Palladium American Eagle coins have Prooflike surfaces. Coins submitted to NGC...

What Were They Worth? The Purchasing Power of Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz....   Throughout the history of coinage two contradictory concepts have competed with each other. According to one concept, a...

World Records – The Most Expensive Roman Gold Coin Ever Sold...

As one of the largest surviving Roman gold medallions, this piece is one of only two known. circa 308 CE Eight-Aureus Gold Medallion On April 5,...

Ancient Coins – The Wealth of the Persian Empire

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection of Ancient Coins ......   Thanks to intelligent political leadership and forward-thinking approaches to governing, the...

Metal Detectorist Finds Once-in-a-Lifetime Hoard of Rare Ancient Roman Coins

Many dating back to the time of Mark Antony and Cleopatra By CoinWeek News Staff ....   As reported in the UK press last week, a 35-year-old...

US Mint News: First Look at American Eagle Palladium Bullion Coin

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On Wednesday, September 20, Michael White, of the Office of Corporate Communications for the United States Mint shared the first...

Tips for Coin Collectors – Do Mintage Figures Matter?

Yes, the numbers are important, but they don't tell the whole story By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The United States Mint strikes...

U.S. Mint Continues to Surprise with 2017-S American Silver Eagle in...

By CoinWeek News Staff ...... Earlier in the week, PCGS tipped off CoinWeek regarding the U.S. Mint's latest surprise release - the 2017-S American Silver...

THE MISSING YEARS – COLLECTING THE COINS OF 1931 TO 1933

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .........   American collectors will find slim pickings when they try to acquire coins struck from 1931 to 1933. Here's an...