Malta to Issue New €5 Gold Coin Representing 1/3 Farthing

By Central Bank of Malta....   On 19 November 2015 the Central Bank of Malta will be issuing a numismatic coin in gold representing the one-third...

The History of the First Third-Party Coin Grading Service, Part Two

By Tom DeLorey for CoinWeek ....   Click here for Part One. After calling to let me know that he was coming to Sidney, Ohio to meet...

Vikings: Gods, Kings and Warriors Rise, Exclusively from APMEX

Vikings: Gods, Kings and Warriors is a 15-coin series meticulously crafted by the Scottsdale Mint Vikings conquered, plundered and reigned equally over land and sea,...

Austrian Mint Produces Jewelry Collection Based on Historic Medals

By CoinWeek ....   In conjunction with Dorotheum Jewellers in Vienna, the Austrian Mint has created a line of jewelry based on medallic art from its...

New Inventory Highlights from Atlas Numismatics – Pre-ANA Edition

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Dear Collectors, We are attending the 2017 ANA World's Fair of Money in Denver, Colorado, on August 1-5, 2017, at Tables #959...

Swedish Banknote and Coin Campaign Now Underway

By Sveriges Riksbank....   It is now slightly less than two months until the Central Bank of Sweden (Sveriges Riksbank) launches the largest banknote and coin...

Legend Numismatics Hot Topics – A Bad Culture

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics .......   REALLY? For years now coin doctoring and gradeflation have been two of if not the biggest problems with the...

The ‘‘Twelve Caesars’’ Ancient Gold Coin

By Adam Crum - Monaco Rare Coins........ Since historical significance adds to numismatic value, you could argue that ancient gold coins from the era of...

Paper Money – Altered Banknotes vs. Repaired Banknotes

Posted by Chad Hawk - Grader, Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) ......   There is a significant difference between notes that have been altered and those that...

CoinWeek Coin Designer’s Profile: Renata Gordon

Renata Gordon joined the United States Mint's sculptor-engraving department in March 2011, three months after finishing her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in sculpture...

The Royal Mint Issues Gold Coin to Celebrate Lunar Year of...

As part of the celebrations for Chinese New Year, The Royal Mint has created a new design to mark the Lunar Year of the...

CoinWeek: Cool Currency! 2017 Episode 1 – 4K Video

Cool Currency! gets its first episode of 2017. We really break the bank with four segments that feature four cool U.S. and world banknotes. John...

Regulated Gold Coins in Early America – Unique Largest Known Gold...

Ephraim Brasher - the Assayer The money supply in the fledgling United States consisted of a bewildering hodge-podge of foreign coins, private issues, and state...

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

Selling your Coin Collection By Richard Schwary - California Numismatic Investments ...... “My Dad had a coin collection and has since passed on giving the...

First Read: FAO Coins International Catalog (English Edition 2013)

First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature... Review by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek... ...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The Gilded Age Collection

By Rick Bretz for Coinweek....   In a previous article, I took a critical stance on “Private" or "Personal” collections and their worthiness to be given pedigree...

Precious Metals Market Report: Gold loses 1.1% in volatile trade –...

Precious Metals Market Report by Bill Musgrave – American Gold Exchange Gold fell 1.1% to close below $1,195 in a day of volatile trade. After rising to...

An Update from the Newman Numismatic Portal Website

By Len Augsburger - Newman Numismatic Portal ...... June is typically a slow month for the numismatic business as collectors tend to be out and...

2016 U.S. Mint Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set Available Dec. 14

The 2016 United States Mint Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set (product code 16RB) will be available for purchase starting on December 14 at noon...

Latvian Coins Gain Recognition at Coin Constellation International Contest

By Bank of Latvia ....   Latvian collector coins "Rainis and Aspazija", "500 Years of Livonian Ferding" and "Valse Mélancolique" gained recognition at Coin Constellation –...

From the Brink to the Dark Side: Early American Copper Struck...

By Jack D. Young for Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   As introduction, a member of Early American Coppers (EAC) posted on the club's Facebook page...

Modern US Coins – 100th Anniversary National Park Service Commemoratives Avail....

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2016 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service Commemorative Coins March 24 at noon Eastern...

F+W, Publisher of Numismatic News, Declares Bankruptcy

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   F+W Media (the parent company of Numismatic News), along with eight other companies affiliated with F+W, filed for Chapter 11...

CoinWeek: American Numismatic Association Opening Ceremony Portland March 5, 2015.

Walter Ostromecki. Ph.D., ANA President. The National Money Show in Portland has its opening ceremony with awards and recognition of the people responsible. Copyright © CoinWeek...

Colorized Circulating ANZAC Coin Proves Popular

By Reserve Bank of New Zealand ....   More than three quarters of the coloured circulating commemorative coins minted to mark the Anzac centenary have been...

Texas Coin Dealer Sentenced to 10 Years for Theft

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... On December 18, Edwin Chauncey, the former owner and operator of Chauncey’s Rare Coins and Currency in Lubbock, TX, was...

Gold and Metals Market Report – Gold Continues to Attract Attention

Commentary for Thursday, April 29, 2016 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed up $15.30 on the...

Grading Paper Money – PMG Accepting Submissions in Long Beach

Bring your PMG submissions to the Long Beach Expo, booth #435 Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) will be accepting regular submissions for all service levels at...

Congressmen Introduce Bill to End Taxation of Gold and Silver

The battle to end taxation of constitutional money has reached the federal level as U.S. Representative Alex Mooney (R-WV) today introduced sound money legislation...

Extremely Rare Bechtler $5 Gold Highlight of David Lawrence Rare Coin...

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1054 includes a selection of 525 New Items along with 100 No Reserve Lots and 25...