Thompson Remains in Jail While Court OKs Sale of SS Central...

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   After a quick morning hearing on Thursday, November 30, Franklin County, Ohio Common Pleas Judge Laurel Beatty-Blunt signed an order...

From Tragedy on the Great Lakes to on-Ice Heroics: Royal Canadian...

More stories of the people, places and events which define Canada have been captured on the newest collector coins issued by the Royal Canadian...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 9, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 9, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Vikings knew how to maintain trust in their money By the 880s the Vikings had...

Austria 30 Years of the European Union Flag 2 Euro Coin

Description: To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the European Union flag, the Austrian Mint will join the 19 member nations of the...

APMEX Climbing to Apex of Internet Success

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek ......   Internet bullion coin giant American Precious Metals Exchange, more widely known as APMEX, has good reason to celebrate these...

US Coins – Heritage Summer FUN Auction Open for Bidding

Heritage's Official Auction of the July 2016 Summer FUN Convention in Orlando is now open for bidding. This year's event includes more than 1,700...

Complex High-Relief Design for Antique Finish Silver Gecko Coin

Natural Perspectives: Gecko Palau. 5 Dollars. 2018. Silver .999. ca. 1 oz. Antique finish. Mintage: 999 pcs. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The blank in the...

The Five One-Year Types of New Orleans Mint Gold Coins

By Doug Winter - www.raregoldcoins.com ......   Gold coins were made at the New Orleans Mint between 1839 and 1909. During this time, there were no...

Sunken Treasure: The Story of Black Sam Bellamy and the Whydah

Courtesy of  Shaquille Brissett and  GainesvilleCoins.com ………. Beneath the waters of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, the sea floor is laden with gold, like the streets of heaven, only a bit...

Choice AU 1871-CC Liberty Half Eagle in Stack’s Bowers March 2017...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   The year 1870 saw the beginning of coin production at the Carson City Mint, starting...

Numismatic Books – Confederate Bond Book Review

A review of the Comprehensive Catalog and History of Confederate Bonds (Second Edition) by Douglas B. Ball and Henry F. Simmons, Jr. By Jay H....

Cleaned Copper Coins May Be Challenging to Detect

Posted by David W. Lange, NGC Research Director This month Dave discusses the difficulty of detecting cleaned copper and bronze coins My recent column on the...

NGC Labels Hand-Signed by Kenneth Bressett Now Available from Westminster Mint

Morgan Dollars certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) and encapsulated with NGC labels individually hand-signed by Kenneth Bressett are now available from Westminster Mint,...

America the Beautiful Kisatchie National Forest 5-Oz. Silver Uncirculated Coin™ Available...

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2015 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin - Kisatchie National Forest (product...

Unique Coins – 1916 Oaxaca (Mexico) Gold 60 Pesos, AU53 Struck...

Oaxaca Gold 60 Pesos 1916 Struck Over a U.S. Liberty Head Eagle, AU53 NGC. Type of KM-755. 16.7 grams. An incredibly interesting and rare gold...

Ancient Coin Profiles: Roman Provincial Bronze Dupondius – Augustus and Agrippa...

Overview: Two intriguing aspects of this coin stand out upon first viewing. By far the most dramatic and alluring of the two is the crocodile...

Mint State 1795 Flowing Hair Half Dime Featured in June 2018...

By James McCartney - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Among the significant rarities in our June 2018 Official Auction of the Whitman Coin &...

Austrian Mint Commemorates 825th Anniversary With 2nd Coin in Series

 As a leading online Precious Metals retailer, APMEX enjoys being able to help mints around the world celebrate important milestones. In 2019, the Austrian...

He said he’d be back – Terminator Returns with a Genisys...

Stardust Silver announces their newest release, Terminator Genisys™ GUARDIAN 1 oz .999 Fine Silver Proof.  The GUARDIAN Terminator Coin follows the 1 oz .999...

Coin Collecting Strategies: Cherry Picking

By Jeff Garrett for NGC ......   Nearly every series offers something for the cherry picking specialist. There are few things in coin collecting as exciting as...

Are “Unsearched” Penny Rolls Worth Buying?

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   I recently had the guts to spend more than $100 in buying unsearched rolls of old one-cent coins on...

CoinWeek Weekly Coin Report – January 22, 2016 – 4K Video

CoinWeek Editors Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker are packing their bags and heading off to Austria for a video shoot. Before they go, Charles...

The Gold Newsletter – Gold Closes Weaker in an Erratic Trading...

Commentary for Thursday, July 30, 2015 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc…. Gold closed down $4.60 today on the...

Spink: A Betting Man’s Bond Auction

Spink are pleased to announce that the 17th and 18th November will see a superb sale of Bonds and Share Certificates of the World...

Ancient Coin Profiles: Greece – Kingdom of Macedon Gold Stater

Overview: Macedon The Kingdom of Macedon was considered a barbaric place by the cultivated Greeks of Attica (such as the Athenians) and the Peloponnese (such as...

The Greatest World Coin Auction of All Time (Part 3): Latin...

by Greg Reynolds for CoinLink This is Part 3 of my review and analysis of the auction of the Millennia collection of world coins. British coins, Dutch coins...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Collecting Ancient Weights

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   Do not use dishonest standards when measuring length, weight or quantity. Use honest scales and honest weights, an honest...

Classic U.S. Coins – The Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle $20 Gold Coin

Saint-Gaudens' high relief double eagle obverse By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   The great Gold Coin Saint-Gaudens! It’s only fitting that the masterpiece of American...

Rare Gold Coins under $5000 each, Part 6: Three Dollar Gold...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #242   A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

U.S. Mint to Launch Blue Ridge Parkway Quarter June 25

Join officials from the United States Mint and the National Park Service for the launch of the quarter honoring Blue Ridge Parkway Thursday, June...