World Coin News – Latvian Bank Issues 2 Euro Regional Commemoratives

By Bank of Latvia ....   On November 14, 2017, the Bank of Latvia is issuing 2 euro commemorative coins dedicated to Kurzeme and Latgale. These...

Modern Coins – Perth Mint Releases World-First Figure 8 Coin

In a world first for innovative design and craftsmanship, The Perth Mint has released a unique figure-eight coin that is set to be a...

Shipwreck Artifacts and Coins Top Sedwick Treasure Auction 22

By Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ...... Spanish colonial rarities set high prices in Daniel Frank Sedwick’s Treasure, World, U.S. Coin and Paper Money Auction 22,...

CoinWeek Podcast #84: America’s First Coin… Could It Be the Quint?

CoinWeek Podcast #84: America's First Coin... Could It Be the Quint? Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to...

American Numismatic Society Announces 2018 Gala Honorees

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce that on Thursday, January 11, 2018, it will honor the Rosen Family with the Trustees’...

Recognize Fellow Collectors and Nominate Deserving Hobbyists: ANA

Deadline for award nominations is January 15 Each year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) presents awards to deserving individuals in recognition of outstanding dedication to...

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...

CoinWeek IQ: What Got You Into Gold? with Pat Heller –...

At the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) 2017 World's Fair of Money, CoinWeek Assistant Editor Hubert Walker met up with hard money advocate and ANA...

Heritage: December Hong Kong Coin Auction Opens for Bidding Soon

Our last World Coin Signature event of 2017 is scheduled for December 7-8 in Hong Kong. This auction, as always, is highlighted by a...

U.S. Coin Internet Auction #987 from David Lawrence Now Open

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #987 offers a fantastic selection of 232 new items, 90 No Reserve lots and 30...

Second Landmarks of Britain Coin Available to Preorder at APMEX –...

APMEX, Inc., a leading online precious metals retailer based in Oklahoma City, is thrilled to announce the second release in The Royal Mint’s Landmarks...

Ancient Coin Books – Highlights from the William A. Burd Library

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers will be offering coin books highlights from the outstanding numismatic library formed by Chicagoan William A. Burd in our...

Certified Collectibles Group Appoints Trigometric Sdn. Bhd. Official Submission Center...

The Certified Collectibles Group® (CCG®) has appointed Trigometric Sdn. Bhd. an Official Submission Center in Malaysia for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®), Numismatic Conservation Services®...

Budget Coin Collecting: Finding Great Value at Major Sales

Pedigreed rarities for a pittance: Newman IX claims $4.5 million By Jim Bisognani - NGC Contributor ........   A bit of déjà vu for MLB: For the...

Classic US Gold Coins – Three Underappreciated With Motto San Francisco...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   While writing my October 2017 article on Liberty Head eagles, I spent time discussing the With...

Stack’s Bowers to Offer Prohibitively Rare 1894 British Honduras $1 at...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the offering of a first-issue British Honduras One Dollar note in their official auction of the 2018...

Royal Mint UK Launches 2018 Proof Sovereigns in Historic Year for...

The Royal Mint is marking the 65th anniversary of Her Majesty The Queen’s coronation with a celebratory edition of The Sovereign for 2018. The...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 10, 2017: Billionaires and Bitcoin

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 10, 2017 - Additional numismatic news that may not be major headlines but are interesting nonetheless. Brain Food 1.)...

Collecting Strategies – How Liquid Is Your Coin Collection?

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Off the top of your head, can you say how much your collection is worth and Do...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – Key Date Counterfeit Carson City 1870 Quarter

Counterfeit Carson City 1870 Quarter   By Max Spiegel, Numismatic Researcher  - Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ...... The 1870-CC is the key to the Seated Liberty quarter...

APMEX Releases Certified Dutch Lion Dollar Restrikes

APMEX, the nation’s largest Precious Metals e-retailer, is pleased to announce the release of certified Dutch Lion Dollars. These coins from PCGS and NGC...

Heritage: $16.5 Million Sells in November Dallas Numismatic Auctions

An original 1861 Confederate half dollar, one of a mere four minted, sold for $960,000, leading the results of the Eric P. Newman Collection...

Hess-Divo Ancient Coin Auction – The Reign of Roman Emperor Galba

By Hess-Divo Auctions ......   In its Auction 333 to be held on November 30, 2017, the long-standing auction house Hess-Divo offers a particularly remarkable special...

APMEX Introduces 2018 Gold, Silver Chinese Pandas

APMEX, Inc., a leading Precious Metals retailer based in Oklahoma City, is thrilled to announce that 2018 Gold and Silver Chinese Pandas are now...

ANS Introduces 160,000 High-Res Downloadable Coin Images to Website

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce a new image-zooming feature in MANTIS (http://numismatics.org/search), the online database of its numismatic collection, and...

Heritage Auction World Coins: Kwangtung Mint “Reversed Legends” Pattern 50 Cents

In 1889 a new Kwangtung mint was opened . A series of five coins were struck: 3.65 Candareens (5 Cents), 7-3/10 Candareens (10 Cents), 1...

Massachusetts Silver Coinage of the 17th Century: An Introduction

Coin Rarities & Related Topics#392 - Massachusetts Silver Coinage A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Massachusetts Silver coins were the first home-grown coinage of the British-American...

CoinWeek Podcast #83: Tim Rathjen and His Coin Sorting Machine

CoinWeek Podcast #83: Tim Rathjen and His Coin Sorting Machine Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the...

Dillon Gage Subsidiary IDS Group Opens First Texas Bullion Depository

Accepting clients as of November 1 International Depository Services Group (IDS), a privately-owned subsidiary of Dillon Gage Metals, has opened Texas’ first precious metals depository,...

Recovery of Sunken Gold Only Means to Keep Thompson’s Freedom Hopes...

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   As part of the long-running legal saga involving former treasure hunter Tommy Thompson, attorney Ira O. Kane, the court-appointed receiver...