CONECA Celebrates 100th Anniversary of 1918/7-D Overdate Buffalo Nickel with Limited...

By CONECA ......   The Combined Organizations Of Numismatic Error Collectors Of America (CONECA) is celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the 1918/7-D Buffalo nickel overdate on...

Q. David Bowers: My First Coin Convention

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   With George Williams, I went to an Empire State Numismatic Association (ESNA) convention in Syracuse, New...

Royal Canadian Mint Issues Coin Illustrating Canada’s Famous Shag Harbour UFO...

The Royal Canadian Mint's newest glow-in-the-dark collector coin tells the story of a unique and mysterious event that made the small village of Shag...

Pobjoy Celebrates Official Naming of RRS Sir David Attenborough with New...

In 2014, the UK government announced funding for the construction of a new polar research vessel for the British Antarctic Survey to replace a...

The Coin Analyst: Girl on the Silver Dollar and the Merging...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Girl on the Silver Dollar by Roger W. Burdette (Seneca Mill Press, 2019) * * * Ask most collectors of the...

Reserve Bank of Australia Announces Release Date for New $20 Banknote

By Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) ......   The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) and Bank Governor Philip Lowe have announced that the new $20 banknote...

The Full Range of Numismatics: The Künker Fall Auction Sales

Künker Fall Auction by Künker GmbH ......   From October 7 to 11, 2019, four auction sales will be held by auction house Künker in Osnabrück....

Mike Byers Mint Error News – NGC Certifies Unique 25¢ Feeder...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is the only known full-size feeder finger for any U.S. denomination that has not been struck...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Coin Selections: Gem Continental Dollar in...

Despite a documented history dating back more than 235 years, the 1776 Continental dollar remains an enigmatic issue to numismatists today. The coins have...

NCIC: Hotel Room Safe Burglary, Jewelry Store Robbery

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Fraudulent Money Orders During the past couple of weeks, the Numismatic Crime Information...

Christa McAuliffe Commemorative Coin Act Passes Congress

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   UPDATE (10/10/19): President Trump signed the bill on Wednesday, October 9, 2019. * * * After years of trying and bills...

Historic Noe-13 Oak Tree Shilling Featured in Stack’s Bowers 2019 Baltimore...

Oak Tree shilling by James McCartney - Senior Numismatist, Stack's Bowers ......   The Noe-13 1652 Oak Tree shilling is among the scarcest varieties from the...

Metal Detectorist Finds Hoard of 99 Anglo Saxon Silver Pennies

Anglo Saxon Silver Pennies By Dix Noonan Webb ......   Thirty years ago, a fortune-teller asked builder Don Crawley to pick three cards from a full...

Second Edition of Early Dated Coins of Europe, 1234-1500 to be...

By Coin & Currency Institute ......   The appearance of a date on a coin is something so obvious to the layman that it is taken...

George F. Kolbe Library Sale of Numismatic Books Saturday, October 26

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers will be offering for sale at auction the personal library formed by numismatic bookseller George F. Kolbe on Saturday,...

Boaty McBoatface’s Adventure Continues With New 50p Coin From Pobjoy Mint

In 2016 the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) launched a campaign to find a name for the UK’s new polar research ship. The nation’s...

MA-Shops: The Quality of a Coin – Important or Not?

By Joël van Dam - Owner, Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   The question that is formulated in the title of this blog is a question that...

High Quality 18th Century Issues Highlight Heritage Dallas Offerings

Heritage's next auction of US coinage is scheduled to take place October 17-19 at the company's world headquarters in Dallas. More than 2,100 lots...

European Gold Coins and the History Behind Them – The British...

HISTORIC EUROPEAN GOLD Minted primarily from the early 1800s to the 1930s, European Gold coins were used heavily as currency during the times of their...

Gold and Precious Metals Market Report – Gold Continues to Consolidate?

Commentary for Friday, September 27, 2019 (www.golddealer.com) By Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed down $8.80 today at $1,499.10. This past Monday gold...

Proof 68+ Cameo 1953 Franklin Half Dollar Offered Sunday at GreatCollections

Amazing Proof Franklin Half Dollar at GreatCollections On Sunday, September 29, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this 1953 Proof Franklin half dollar, graded PF-68+ CAMEO...

Bahamas to Eliminate the One Cent Coin, But Will the United...

Bahamas Cent to be Eliminated by Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   While the United States continues pumping out billions of one-cent coins, the Bahamas will...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Announces Their Inaugural Precious Metals Auction

Bidding ends Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 10:00 am PT Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to announce their Precious Metals Auctions, a new auction platform...

American Numismatic Society Gives 2019 Archer M. Huntington Award to Dr....

The Trustees of the American Numismatic Society (ANS) have voted to bestow upon Prof. Dr. Oğuz Tekin the 2019 Archer M. Huntington Award in...

Heritage Auctions – 1797 16 Stars Half Dime in MS66

A Special Half Dime The 16 Stars was the second of three types of half dimes to be produced in 1797, after the 15 Stars...

Dillon Gage Releases New FizTrade Precious Metals Trading App

Precious metals trading-based app gives dealers an alternative to buy, sell and trade 24/7 Dillon Gage – a world leader in physical precious metals trading...

Jeff Garrett – A Case for Coin Conservation

Proper coin conservation is effectively anti-coin doctoring   Professional Coin Conservation, by Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Several of my very good friends in...

Infamous “NE” Pine Tree Shilling Featured in Stack’s Bowers November 2019...

Pine Tree shilling by James McCartney - Senior Numismatist, Stack's Bowers ......   Featured in Stack's Bowers November 2019 Baltimore Auction is a remarkable 1652 Pine...

International Event Examines Future for Circulating Coins

A new international conference will examine the future role of circulating coins as they continue to play an essential and intrinsic part of cash-based...

Recently Announced Hoard Second Largest Find of Norman Coins Ever in...

Norman Coins Hoard by Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   After seven months of processing the find, the British Museum in London announced on Tuesday, August...